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  Malvern specialist to explore use of Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis for characterizing extracellular vesicles at ISEV 2014

Pauline Carnell, Senior Application Scientist at Malvern Instruments, will present a paper at ISEV 2014 discussing ‘The practical use of nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA) to characterise extracellular vesicles in general and when using fluorescence markers’.

ISEV 2014 is a meeting of the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles. It takes place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, from 30 April to 3 May 2014, with an education day on 29 April. Pauline Carnell will present the paper, co-authored with colleagues Andrew Malloy, Agnieszka Siupa, Patrick Hole and Bob Carr, on 30 April. All the authors are experts in the technology and application of NanoSight Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA). NanoSight NTA systems are now offered as part of Malvern’s portfolio of analytical solutions for characterization at the nanoscale...

 

  Malvern shows newly acquired Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis systems at Pittcon 2014

Malvern Instruments brings a new addition to Pittcon in 2014, exhibiting NanoSight Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) systems within its growing portfolio of analytical solutions for industry and academia.

Malvern Instruments Pittcon 2014 is Malvern’s first major exposition in the US since acquiring NanoSight in September 2013, a move which resulted in the addition of NTA to Malvern’s technologies for particle sizing and counting at the nanoscale. NTA systems will be on show alongside the Zetasizer Nano and the new Viscotek SEC-MALS 20 GPC/SEC detector.  Also on the Malvern booth is the Mastersizer 3000 laser diffraction particle size analyzer featuring new software....

 

  The Mayo Clinic uses Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to study the behaviour of exosomes and microvesicles

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being used to study extracellular vesicles in the research laboratories of Dr Gregory Gores of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Dr Petra Hirsova of the Mayo ClinicThe Gores Laboratory of the Mayo Clinic does basic research into liver disease. One of the main research areas of interest is lipotoxicity and its role in development of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, a common feature of metabolic syndrome or obesity. The group has developed the hypothesis that lipotoxicity induces the release of extracellular vesicles (exosomes and microvesicles) from the liver cells. They speculate that these extracellular vesicles are involved in immune cell recruitment and activation, resulting in liver inflammation...

 

  BD Medical – Pharmaceutical Systems confirms novel crosslinked silicone coating product performance using Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis.

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, has been used to demonstrate the product performance of BD Medical - Pharmaceutical Systems' novel cross-linked silicone coating,BD XSi™, used in BD's prefillable syringe BD Neopak XSi™

Demonstration of NTA from BD Medical Sub-micron range particles counts of XSi baked siliconeSilicone oil is commonly used as a lubricant coating in prefilled syringes (PFS) and is becoming one of the most highly discussed topics in the PFS market, particularly for developers of highly sensitive biotech drugs. In specific biological drug cases, unexpected drug-container interactions have been reported that were potentially attributed to or potentially associated with sub-visible particles generated from the lubricating silicone layer...

 

  University of Cordoba research group publishes Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis data on metallic nanoparticles as part of a program to develop sustainable nanomaterials

NanoSight reports on how the University of Cordoba has applied Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, to improve the understanding of the behaviour of silver colloids used in the development of sustainable nanomaterials.

A NanoSight LM-10 system as used by the University of Cordoba.

Dr Rafael Luque is a research member in the Department of Organic Chemistry on the Campus de Rabanales of the University of Cordoba in Spain. The main research goals of his team include the preparation of nanoparticle systems for potential utilization as catalysts and in other applications (e.g. antimicrobial and photocatalytic activities). They are focused on the design of various nanomaterials for a broad range of applications...

 

  BD Medical Pharmaceutical Systems confirms product performance using Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis

Silicone oil is commonly used as a lubricant coating in prefilled syringes (PFS) and is becoming one of the most highly discussed topics in the PFS market, particularly for developers of highly sensitive biotech drugs.

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In specific biological drug cases, unexpected drug-container interactions have been reported that were potentially attributed to or potentially associated with sub-visible particles generated from the lubricating silicone layer. These could lead to “solution inspection” concerns or even compatibility concern. Sebastien Jouffray is Core Team leader in the R&D Product Development Group at BD Medical – Pharmaceutical Systems....

 

  Santen SAS uses Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to study nanoemulsions used in new ophthalmic & pharmaceutical products

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being used at French company, Santen SAS, to use different nanoemulsions for applications in the treatment of the human eye.

Severine Vilain uses NanoSights LM10 NTA system in Santens R&D laboratory in France

Santen is a Japanese pharmaceutical company specializing in the development and manufacturing of ophthalmic products. Santen's products are available all over Europe and the company is the leading manufacturer of ophthalmic products in Northern Europe. Santen SAS, located in France, is the innovation center of Santen Pharmaceuticals. This is where the company incubates high technology projects...

 

  Malvern Instruments acquires nanoparticle characterization company NanoSight

Malvern Instruments Ltd (Malvern, UK), a leading global provider of instrumentation and expertise for materials and biophysical characterization, has acquired nanoparticle characterization company NanoSight Ltd (Amesbury, UK). The acquisition was completed on Friday 27 September 2013.

shaking handsNanoSight has developed and commercialized a unique and patented technology, Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA). The company’s instrumentation and software enable the rapid and simultaneous multi-parameter analysis and characterization of many different types of nanoscale particles. With their ability to analyze particle size, concentration, zeta potential and aggregation, NanoSight systems are closely aligned with Malvern’s market-leading Zetasizer range, extending Malvern’s solutions for those working at the nanoscale....

 

  The Jagiellonian University in Poland uses Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to characterize catalytic nanoparticles for environmental applications

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being used in the Faculty of Chemistry of the Jagiellonian University for the characterization of catalytic materials used in environmental applications such as N2O decomposition and soot oxidation.

Dr Pawel Stelmachowski of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow with NanoSight LM10 NTA systemDr Pawel Stelmachowski is an assistant professor in the Materials and Surface Chemistry Group at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. "UJ," as it is known, is Poland's oldest university having been founded in the mid-fourteenth century. The Group's research goals are the design, development and optimisation of catalytic materials. These are used mainly for environmental applications such as N2O decomposition and soot oxidation. The phase cooperation of crystallites of different sizes and deposition of active phase on monolithic supports requires sizing and characterization measurements and this is why NTA was chosen...

 

  St George's Hospital uses Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to study extracellular vesicles as biomarkers for diseases

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being used at St George's, University of London, to explore extracellular vesicles as a potential source of biomarkers, by identifying proteins or peptides differentially expressed between healthy subjects and patients with rare inherited diseases.

Michelle Levene, a PhD student of the Clinical Sciences Division at St Georges uses the NanoSight LM10 NTA system

St George's, University of London, is the UK's only independent medical and healthcare higher education institution. Dr Bridget Bax is a senior research fellow in the Clinical Sciences Division where the main focus of her group's research is to improve the understanding of the pathogenic mechanisms of rare inherited diseases and to develop novel therapies for translation into the clinical setting. One of their major areas of interest is the identification and validation of biomarkers in patients with the rare and fatal disease mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy (MNGIE)...

 

  Published papers endorse NanoSight technology

NanoSight, world-leading providers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, announces that more than 800 third party publications citing their Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) methodology have been published, and reflect on the significance of this powerful third party endorsement.

Drs Mark Davis & Devin Wiley of Caltech accept a plaque in recognition of their recent paper being the 800th citing NTA

May 2013 saw publication of the 800th peer-reviewed paper citing NTA. It was written by Mark Davis and his group at Caltech: "Transcytosis and brain uptake of transferrin-containing nanoparticles by tuning avidity to transferrin receptor." It was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America....

 

  NanoSight adds DLS capability to NTA systems, accelerating aggregation studies

NanoSight announces the release of a new NS500 instrument with a Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) module, which will take the lower size limit of detection down to around 4 nm in diameter.

Daniel Moldenhauer uses the new NS500+DLS in the Groehn group at the University of Erlangen-NĂźrmberg.

NanoSight is pleased to announce the launch of the first DLS-enabled version of their widely-used NS500 instrument. For the first time these two powerful and complementary techniques come together in one instrument, designated NanoSight NS500+DLS. This gives all the benefit of NTA in high resolution sizing, with DLS extending the lower detection limit to 4 nm...

 

  The University of Wyoming uses Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to characterize nanoparticles in natural environments.

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being used at the University of Wyoming in the characterization of the physical and interfacial properties of manufactured nano materials.

Erik Pfeiffer, a graduate student in the Brant Group, using a NanoSight NS500 at the University of Wyoming Dr Jonathan Brant is leader of the group, "Interfaces in the Environment: membranes, particles and nanotechnology" in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Wyoming. The group focuses on problems associated with physicochemical processes in engineered and natural environmental systems. Understanding and ultimately controlling the many complex mechanisms that occur at environmental interfaces may resolve many of these problems...

 

  Caltech uses Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to characterize new therapeutic nanoparticles

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being applied in the Chemical Engineering Department of the California Institute of Technology to study nanoparticle-based therapeutics being developed for the treatment of illnesses such as dementia and Alzheimer's.

NanoSight Devin Wiley CaltechThe central theme of the Mark E Davis research group at Caltech is the use of chemical engineering concepts (synthetic chemistry and analytical engineering problem solving) to answer important fundamental questions in the physical and life sciences. Current research entails designs for the synthesis of inorganic and hybrid, organic-inorganic materials for catalysis and biocompatible materials for the delivery of macromolecular therapeutics...

 

  The Institute of Water Resources & Water Supply at TU-Hamburg-Harburg implements Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to characterize colloids in water.

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being implemented for the further characterization of natural colloids (inorganic and organic) at the Institute of Water Resources and Water Supply at the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg in Germany.

NanoSight-Martin-Schulz-HarburgInorganic and organic colloids are widespread in aquatic systems, where they influence many water quality treatment processes. Until recently there was a lack of an adequate analysis technique to measure the size fraction below 1000 nm. The research group of Professor Mathias Ernst of the Institute of Water Resources and Water Supply at the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg has adopted the use of NanoSight's NTA technique to provide new insights into water quality...

 

  Lorraine University uses Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to characterize biomolecules for agrichemicals, pharmacology and cosmetics.

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being used in the research project "Engineering of Biomolecules" at the Lorraine University, based in Nancy.

Dr Jordane Jasniewski of Lorraine University with the NanoSight NTA systemDr Jordane Jasniewski works at the Laboratory of Biomolecules Engineering (LIBio) at Lorraine University, Nancy, and teaches in Food Chemistry at ENSAIA, an engineering school. He is a member of the research team working on the engineering of biomolecules to understand their structure and function to help develop new molecular architectures, to be applied in the areas of foods & agrichemicals, nutrition, pharmacology and cosmetics...

 

  PTL establishes cGMP compliance for Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to serve the pharmaceutical industry

NanoSight announces that Particle Technology Labs, PTL, has established cGMP compliance for Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, and this is now available on a contract basis to the pharmaceutical industry.

William Kopesky PTL Director of Analytical ServicesPTL is the leading particle characterization research and advisory company in the United States, providing assistance to a wide range of industries. Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, has been adopted for both research-based projects and as a quality control tool for regulated industries. PTL’s NanoSight LM10-HSB instrument is certified cGMP as of June 4, 2013. cGMP refers to the Current Good Manufacturing Practice regulations enforced by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

 

  NanoSight webinar on the use of NTA in Drug Delivery Research

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FREE NanoSight Webinar on the use of Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis in Drug Delivery Research.

NanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, address the challenges of nanoparticle control and analysis in the latest of their popular webinar program. On Thursday 6th June, NanoSight hosted a webinar to look at how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) is used to as a characterization tool during the development of drug delivery systems. During the webinar NanoSight.....

 

  Method development to estimate the purity of vesicle preparations using Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis at the Cardiff University School of Medicine

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is being used in the development of a method to estimate the purity of vesicle preparations by comparing the ratio of nano-vesicle counts to protein concentration. This work is reported by Dr Aled Clayton of the School of Medicine at Cardiff University in an original research article published in the Journal of Extracellular Vesicles.

NanoSight NTA systemThe School of Medicine at Cardiff University is one of the largest medical schools in the United Kingdom, home to over 3000 students and staff. It is a major international center for teaching and research providing a vibrant community of medical endeavor. The School is based at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, but is also embedded at other hospital sites in Cardiff including Velindre Cancer Centre...

 

  Polymer nanoparticles used as drug carriers characterized using Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis at Saarland University, SaarbrĂźcken

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is used to help with the characterization of polymeric nanoparticles synthesized as drug carrier systems. This work is being carried out at Saarland University, SaarbrĂźcken in Germany by Dr Christian Ruge and his colleagues

A NanoSight LM-10 nanoparticle characterization system as used at Saarland University in GermanyIn the world of pharmaceutical sciences, a detailed and full characterization of particles synthesized as drug carrier systems is indispensable. The particle size is a crucial parameter to be monitored as this will affect the stability of formulations. It will also impact with respect to size-dependent effects in biological experiments, such as the uptake of drug systems by cells...

 

  Lomonosov Moscow State University are using Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis for environmental & biomedical nanoparticle monitoring

NanoSight reports on how Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis, NTA, is used in the work of Dr Ilya Kurochkin of Lomonosov Moscow State University in the development of new bioanalytical systems for environmental and biomedical monitoring

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Ilya Kurochkin is Professor and Head of the Laboratory of Postgenomic Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry at the Lomonsov Moscow State University. His research requires characterization of size distribution, concentration and to identify the presence of certain epitopes in two areas: exosomes for the prediction of adverse outcomes in patients with chronic heart failure and for the characterization of gold, silver and metal oxide nanoparticles in the development of new electrochemical biosensors and nanobioanalytical systems based on nanoplasmonic structures...

 

  NanoSight joins the EU Methods List relating to "Nanomaterials"

NanoSight, providers of unique nanoparticle tracking analysis technology (NTA) welcomes the publication of the European Commission report listing methods currently available for measurement of Nanomaterials, as defined by the EU in 2011

nanosightThis report, from the Joint Research Centre of the EU, defining the measurement of nanomaterials is entitled: Requirements on measurements for the implementation of the European Commission definition of the term "nanomaterial", Linsinger T., Roebben G., Gilliland D., Calzolai L., Rossi F., Gibson N., Klein C.(1)...

 

  Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis technology facilitates cancer metastasis research

NanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, reports on the breakthrough cancer metastasis research of Dr. Hector Peinado Selgas and Dr. David Lyden's research team from Weill Cornell Medical College

Dr Hector Peinado SelgasLead study author Dr. Peinado, Instructor of Molecular Biology in the Department of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell, describes in his recent published research work in Nature Medicine* with senior author Dr. Lyden's research group how they were able to gain better understanding and characterization of exosomes, secreted nanoparticles from tumor cells...

 

  LGC is using Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to characterize novel nanoscale reference materials

NanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, reports on the work of Principal Scientist Dr Damian Marshall and his colleagues at LGC as they develop new methods for characterizing new nanoscale reference materials

NanoSight NS500 NTA systemLGC is the UK's designated National Measurement Institute for chemical and bioanalytical measurement, the National Reference Laboratory for a range of key areas, and is also the host organisation for the UK's Government Chemist function. The potential for nanotechnology to improve human health and aid diagnostic and medical procedures can only be realised if nanomaterials, particularly those for use in nanomedicine applications and consumer products, can be used with no toxic effects. LGC is developing a standardized panel of reference nanomaterials to enable the development of traceable methods for improved in vitro toxicity measurement for safety assessment...

 

  ASTM publishes E2834 standard defining Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis NanoSight is delighted to welcome publication of American Society of Testing Materials ASTM E2834 - Standard Guide for Measurement of Particle Size Distribution of Nanomaterials in Suspension by Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA)

Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis software run on the NanoSight NS500This document details application of Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) to measurement of particle size distributions for suspended particles from ~10nm to the onset of sedimentation...

 

  The Science and Engineering Institutes, Singapore, are using Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to characterize exosomes. NanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, reports on the work of Dr Seow Yiqi at SCEI, Singapore where they apply Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) to characterize exosomes for use in delivering therapeutic moieties to specific tissues in vivo.

Dr Seow Yiqi using his NanoSight LM10 systemThe Molecular Engineering Laboratory was established in 2009 by Nobel Laureate Dr Sydney Brenner as a multi-disciplinary laboratory where diverse expertise from different realms of science could come together to develop novel technologies. Post-doctoral fellows in the laboratory undertake a wide variety of research ranging from organic fluorophore development to characterization of marine biomaterials with unique physical properties to genetic therapies.

 

  Leading UK scientist, Dr Andrew Shuttleworth, joins NanoSight board as Director of Diagnostic Sciences NanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, announces the appointment of renowned UK scientist and former government advisor, Dr Andrew Shuttleworth, as Director of Diagnostic Sciences.

Dr Andrew ShuttleworthNanoSight welcomes Dr Andrew Shuttleworth to the board of the company in the capacity of Director of Diagnostic Sciences. Dr Shuttleworth's appointment further strengthens the scientific team. His experience will greatly add to NanoSight's position as the UK's fastest growing Biotechnology company...

 

  Duke University uses Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis to characterize "nanoconstructs" for biomedical applications Professor Tuan Vo-DinhNanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, reports on the work of Professor Tuan Vo-Dinh's group at Duke University where they apply Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis (NTA) to characterize metal nanoparticle construct materials for use in biosensing, imaging and cancer therapy. The Vo-Dinh Lab is a part of the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry of Duke University. The Vo-Dinh Lab is also a part of the Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics, of which Professor Vo-Dinh is the director...

 

  A Queen's Award for Enterprise for International Trade 2012 has been awarded to NanoSight, the UK's fastest growing biotechnology company NanoSight Founder & CTO, Bob Carr, shows users how NTA worksNanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, are pleased to announce that the company has been selected to receive the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category for International Trade 2012. This award comes after many other prestigious awards in the past twelve months, notably the Technology World 2011 Business Innovation Award presented by Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and President of the Board of Trade, and after being named the UK's fastest growing biotechnology company by Deloitte. NanoSight was founded in 2004 by Dr Bob Carr and John Knowles after Carr discovered a technology which allows particles so small they were below the normal optical microscope limit to be seen, sized and counted in less than a minute for a fraction of the cost of electron microscopes...

 

  Radboud University Nijmegen applies nanoparticle tracking analysis from NanoSight to study molecular machines Dr Daniela Wilson with her NanoSight systems at the Radboud University in the NetherlandsNanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, report on how the Radboud University Nijmegen is applying nanoparticle tracking analysis for the characterization of self-assembled nanomotors...

 

  NanoSight webinar addresses the EU definition of Nanomaterials NanoSightNanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, responds to the EU Commission recommended definition of Nanomaterials with a webinar to provide expert insight into the consequences for chemical industries. This will be held on Wednesday 21st March...

 

  The NanoChemistry group at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) uses NanoSight's NTA system for nanoparticle characterization Christian EngelbrektNanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, describes how the Nano Chemistry group at DTU Copenhagen is utilizing nanoparticle tracking analysis, NTA, in its research and teaching programs. The NanoChemistry group at the Department of Chemistry at DTU in Kongens Lyngby near Copenhagen, is led by Professor Jens Ulstrup...

 

  NanoSight recognised by Deloitte as the UK's fastest growing biotech company in their 2011 Technology Fast 50 rankings NanoSight CEO Jeremy WarrenNanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, are in the Deloitte 2011 Fast 50 list of the fastest growing technology companies in the UK. In the world of biotech, NanoSight has made it to number one nationwide and overall is the fastest growing of all technology companies in the South West and Wales region of the UK...

 

  NanoSight wins Technology World's 2011 Business Innovation Award NanoSight CEO Jeremy WarrenNanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, are winners of this year's Technology World's 2011 Business Innovation Award in the category of Energy & Environment. These annual awards are sponsored by the PA Consulting Group.

 

  NanoSight is recognised as an ISO9001 Certified Company NanoSight is now an ISO certified company NanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, announces they have received notification of being recognised as an ISO9001 certified company. The ISO 9000 family addresses "Quality management." When a company is given recognition as a certified company, the organization has met the customer's quality requirements and applicable regulatory requirements, while aiming to enhance customer satisfaction and achieve continual improvement of its performance in pursuit of these objectives...

 

  Landmark publication reports potential of exosomes as biomarkers for early disease detection using NanoSight’s NTA technology Professor Ian SargentNanoSight, leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, reports the new publication in one of the most cited peer reviewed journals in nanoscience and nanotechnology, NanoMedicine. It has been written by a group of researchers from the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Oxford University...

 

  The University of St Andrews chooses NanoSight NTA system for exosomes characterization Dr Simon Powis with his NanoSight LM10 system to study exosome behaviour NanoSight, world-leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology reports that the School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews is using nanoparticle tracking analysis, NTA, to characterize exosome behaviour...

 

  NanoSight delivers the world's most versatile and proven multi-parameter nanoparticle analysis in a single instrument now adds zeta potential NanoSight delivers the world's most versatile and proven multi-parameter nanoparticle analysis in a single instrument now adds zeta potential NanoSight visualizes, measures and characterizes virtually all nanoparticles. Particle size, concentration, aggregation and zeta potential can all be analyzed while a fluorescence mode provides speciation of labeled particles. NanoSight provides real time monitoring of the subtle changes in the characteristics of particle populations with all of these analyses uniquely confirmed by visual validation...

 

  The National Physical Laboratory uses NanoSight NTA system for nanoparticle characterization Dr Alexandre Cuenat using the NanoSight LM10 at the National Physical Laboratory (Image: Crown Copyright 2011) NanoSight, world-leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology announce that the UK's National Physical Laboratory uses the LM-10 system for their studies in nanoparticle characterization. The National Physical Laboratory routinely looks at emerging techniques to evaluate their performance for the quantitative characterization of nanomaterials.

 

  NanoSight announces the Pittcon launch of the NS200 system for nanoparticle characterization Scatter diagram showing high performance using NanoSight NTA for polydisperse samplesNanoSight, world-leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology announce the release of their latest NS200 nanoparticle characterization system. It will be shown and demonstrated for the first time at the renowned US Pittsburgh Conference and Exposition being held in 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia from March 14 until 17th

 

  King Abdullah University for Science & Technology uses NanoSight Characterization System to Aid their Water Desalination & Reuse Research Programs Ahmed Kasmi of the Water Desalination & Reuse Research Centre at KAUST uses the NanoSight LM20 Installation and training of a NanoSight LM20 nanoparticle characterization system has been completed at the prestigious King Abdullah University of Science and Technology located 80km north of Saudi Arabia’s second largest city, Jeddah.

 

  Johns Hopkins University uses NanoSight to study self-assembled polymer/DNA particles Nupura Bhise of the Jordan group at JHU using the NanoSight LM10 The Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is using the NanoSight LM10-HS system to study self-assembled polymer/DNA particles for drug delivery.

 

  Conference highlights Biomarker Detection Role for NanoSight The NanoSight NS500 system like the one being used in Oxford by the Sargent groupResearchers from Oxford have recently presented exciting new data applying nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA) to size and count both cellular microvesicles and exosomes at a low concentration and, when used in conjunction with fluorescent labels, to selectively determine and analyse specific types of vesicle within a complex sample.

 

  Coriolis PharmaService chooses NanoSight to study the aggregation of protein drugs and vaccines Munich-based company Coriolis PharmaServices GmbH is using NanoSight’s LM-20 nanoparticle characterization system to investigate the aggregation behaviour of protein drugs and vaccines.

 

  NanoSight announces interactive webinar on September 9th on the Characterization of Protein Aggregation NanoSight, world-leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology will host an interactive webinar on the subject of the characterization of protein aggregation. It will be held on Thursday 9th September, 0700 PDT, 1000 EDT, 1500 BST, then again live, two hours later at 0900 PDT, 1200 EDT, 1700 BST

 

  The Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf chooses NanoSight to characterize magnetic nanoparticles The Institute for Radiopharmacy at the Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf is using NanoSight’s LM-20 nanoparticle characterization system to study magnetic nanoparticles for applications in cancer therapy.

 

  NanoSight holds first European users meeting on nanoparticle characterization in Langen, Germany NanoSight, world-leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, together with distributor partners Schaefer Technologie, have recently held a meeting of users of their successful range of nanoparticle tracking analysis instruments in Langen, Germany.

 

  University of Leicester uses NanoSight to characterize marine viruses & bacteriophages The Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at the University of Leicester is using the NanoSight nanoparticle characterization system to count bacteriophage and marine viruses.

 

  NanoSight reports 100th third party peer reviewed paper is published; NTA is now firmly established worldwide NanoSight, world-leading manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, announces that more than 100 third party publications citing the use of their nanoparticle tracking analysis (NTA) technology are now available in print.

 

  Nanosight announces interactive webinar on May 19th entitled Nanoparticle Tracking Analysis – complementing DLS for More Complex Dispersions NanoSight, world-leading manufacturer of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, announces an interactive webinar on Wednesday 19th May, 0700 PDT, 1000 EST, 1500 BST, then again live, two hours later at 0900 PDT, 1200 EST, 1700 BST.

 

  Introducing the new NS500 system from NanoSight Ltd. NanoSight, manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterization technology, announce their new NS500 system incorporating new hardware and software to deliver NanoSight's growing capability in particle-by-particle characterization in an automated package.

 

  Leiden University uses NanoSight Characterization System to Aid Their Drug Delivery Research Programs The Division of Drug Delivery Technology is part of the Leiden/Amsterdam Center for Drug Research (LACDR), a research institute located at the Gorlaeus laboratories in Leiden in the Netherlands. The group focuses primarily on vaccine delivery and on protein formulation and characterization with respect to immunogenicity.

 

  NanoSight announces a new generation nanoparticle characterisation system – The NanoSight NS500 NanoSight, manufacturers of unique nanoparticle characterisation technology, announces the release of the NS500 system. The NS500 incorporates new hardware and software to deliver NanoSight's growing capability in particle-by-particle characterisation in an automated package.

 

  Brigham Young University selects NanoSight to support research in the synthesis of inorganic nanoparticles The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Brigham Young University (BYU) has chosen the NanoSight LM-10 system to support their research into the synthesis of inorganic nanoparticles, principally metal oxides

 

  Georgia Institute of Technology selects Nanosight to study the size of nanogels used in developing drug delivery vehicles The School of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Georgia Institute of Technology has chosen the NanoSight LM-20 system to help in the characterisation of dimensional changes of nanogels used in the development of drug delivery vehicles for macromolecular therapeutics.

 

  NanoSight short-listed in 2009 Business Innovation Awards at the UK NanoForum recognising their contribution to nanometrology NanoSight, providers of unique nanoparticle characterisation technology, attended the fourth annual UK NanoForum & Emerging Technologies conference and exhibition which brought together over 100 senior international delegates and 350 UK delegates to network and identify potential business and collaboration opportunities in the world of nanotechnology.