Daily Archives: April 11, 2017

Virus chainmail: protective and porous metal-organic framework grown on a virus

Biomineralization describes a process of programmable accumulation, concentration, and construction of inorganic ions regulated by organisms to form both amorphous and crystalline materials that possess well–controlled chemical components, microstructures, morphologies, and functionalities. For instance, skeletons and shells

The woody breast condition affects texture characteristics of both raw and cooked chicken breast meat

The wooden breast condition (WBC) is a muscle abnormality observed in chicken breast meat (Pectoralis major) that is an emerging challenge to the poultry industry. Breast meat with the WBC is characterized by diffuse areas of hardness

Text messaging to support physical activity in patients with heart disease

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a disease characterized by accumulation of cholesterol deposits (plaques) in the heart arteries. When these plaques compromise blood flow to the heart muscle, heart attack or chest pain (angina) can occur. Globally,

A strategy to enhance the bioavailability of Rifabutin using Lipid Nanocarriers

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare ( MAI ) or Mycobacterium avium complex ( MAC ) is the main pulmonary pathogen in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ( COPD ), patients with previously diagnosed tuberculosis and in AIDS patients. The