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New research identifies specific molecules that mediate transport of lipids inside a cell and to the bloodstream
A typical cell in the human body is filled with a fluid called cytoplasm and has a nucleus and several other organelles. Suspended inside the cytoplasm are lipid droplets—vesicles or sacs made of lipid molecules, just like oil droplets. Another organelle, the endoplasmic reticulum (ER), is an interconnected web of tubular network surrounding the cell’s nucleus.
IIT Bombay is a part of a multi-institute endeavour MEGA-ACE which has received Algorand grant for strengthening research in blockchain technology
Today, the news is full of buzzwords such as 'cryptocurrency' and „blockchain'. Ever wondered what they are? Blockchain is a distributed digital database that is shared using a computer network. It records transactions and tracks ownership of assets such as cryptocurrencies, land records and goods in the supply chain.
A comprehensive survey of the advanced drug delivery solutions
Have you ever missed taking your medicine? You may just let it go and tell yourself to be regular henceforth. While the implications of missing a single dose of medicine may not be serious in many cases, not adhering to a strict dosing schedule may lead to serious problems in some medical conditions or diseases such as diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular and eye diseases.
Researchers have developed a dermal patch with a blend of natural healing agents and polymers in a bilayer structure for improved wound healing
Wound dressings have evolved considerably from the herbal concoctions and magical potions that were popularly accepted as therapy, until the 19th century. Today, wound care is no longer just using a piece of gauze dipped in Dettol. With bioactive agents, nanoparticles, antioxidant agents, growth factors, polymers and more, the science of wound healing is advancing continually.