Pharmacology & Biotechnology

Improving reliability of pregnancy tests

Using neutron reflection to study antigen, antibody and hCG molecule interactions.

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Using neutrons to improve meat replacers

Using neutron techniques like Spin-Echo SANS to study the microstructure of meat analogues.

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Making smarter hydrogels for drug delivery

Small Angle Neutron Scattering to visualise specific hydrogel structure and investigate its drug delivery capabilities.

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New vistas in anti-retroviral HIV drug design

Using neutron crystallography to probe the structure of HIV-1 protease.

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Stress analysis of hydroxyapatite coatings for orthopaedic implants

Neutron diffraction used to determine the through-thickness residual strain profile of a coating.

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Drugs and biological processes under investigation through neutrons

A summary of how neutrons can be used in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Emulsions, Foam, Gels, Surfactants, Colloids, Micelles…and neutrons

A summary of how neutrons can be used to characterise all these substances.

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