News from Biolin Scientific
Posted on September 30, 2015
Last week Application Specialist Jennie Ringberg taught Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation monitoring, QCM-D, at NFC Summer School in Espoo, Finland.
Posted on August 26, 2015
We recently had the opportunity to interview Abraham Joy, Dept of Polymer Science at the University of Akron, about his research within biomaterials- and biomedical applications.
Posted on June 22, 2015
Biolin Scientific Holding AB has appointed Thais Johansen as VP of the Drug Discovery business unit (Sophion), where he replaces Morten Sunesen.
Posted on May 26, 2015
Update v2.5 is now available for OneAttension software. The update contains several improvements such as enhancement to dynamic contact angle analysis with Theta optical tensiometers and several usability updates.
Posted on May 21, 2015
Please read this really interesting article by Dr. Kohei Sawada involving CiPA assays on QPatch.
Posted on May 18, 2015
Check out BaAMPs, the first database dedicated to antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) specifically tested against microbial biofilms.
Posted on May 6, 2015
This week, some of the most prominent researchers within materials-, energy-, nano- and life science meet at Chalmers in Gothenburg, Sweden for a 5 day workshop symposium called Amazing Week at Chalmers
Posted on March 25, 2015
Biolin Scientific is pleased to announce the hiring of Duncan Jarman for the role of Sales Manager EMEA, supporting the Sophion brand of ion channel screening instrumentation
Posted on March 20, 2015
The parameters that are being measured in quality control of paper and board may differ for several reasons; what applications the paper is made for, available instrumentation, traditions etc. If you haven’t thought about measuring wettability and adhesion properties of your paper, here are 6 reasons to start doing so.
Posted on March 19, 2015
The paper describes the development of a reference biosensor surface, based upon a binary mixture of oligo-ethylene glycol thiols, one of which has biotin at the terminus, adsorbed onto gold as self-assembled monolayers (SAMs).
Posted on March 10, 2015
Biolin Scientific today announces the launch of the Attension High Pressure Chamber that enables surface analysis at experimental conditions mimicking oil reservoirs.
Posted on March 5, 2015
Biolin Scientific is seeking a self-motivated Territory Manager to drive sales of its analytical instrument brands; including Q-SENSE brand, the world leader in the Quartz Crystal Microbalance Technology; ATTENSION brand, the best value for measuring contact angles and surface free energy; and KSV-NIMA brands, fine instrumentation for measuring monolayer films
Posted on March 4, 2015
High-Throughput Screen of GluK1 Receptor Identifies Selective Inhibitors with a Variety of Kinetic Profiles Using Fluorescence and Electrophysiology Assays
Posted on February 20, 2015
Earlier this week we ran a live webinar on wettability measurements in quality control of industrial processes. If you didn’t get the chance to see it, take the opportunity to see the recorded webinar now!
Posted on February 5, 2015
Stockholm and Munich February 5, 2015 – Biolin Scientific Holding AB, Sweden and Nanion Technologies GmbH, Germany today announce that the parties have entered into a licensing agreement. Biolin Scientific has agreed to grant a non-exclusive license for the key patent related to performing multi-hole, high-throughput ion channel screening to Nanion Technologies in exchange for an undisclosed license fee. The non-exclusive license will provide Nanion Technologies with freedom to operate for the entire life time of the patents.
Posted on February 3, 2015
Biolin Scientific launches new software that optimizes contact angle measurements for industrial quality control.
Posted on January 27, 2015
Biolin Scientific has acquired a patent from Xention Ltd. that protects multi-hole high-throughput patch clamp analysis. This acquisition strengthens the position of the Sophion brand as the leader in high-throughput ion channel screening using patch clamp technology.
Posted on December 30, 2014
A study at the Institute of Food Research, Norwich UK, has investigated how common chemicals found in toothpaste (Sodium dodecyl sulphate, SDS, and sodium tripolyphosphate, STP) can alter the protective film of the saliva.
Posted on December 9, 2014
All electrical networks depend on the quality of the transformers. Functional failure means maintenance, costly repairs and production down time. The insulating transformer oil in a power transformer says a lot about the transformers condition.
Posted on December 5, 2014
Dublin City University published a new paper on selective inhibitors of neuronal Kv1 channels.
Selective inhibitors of voltage-activated K+ channels are needed for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. In this work it was discovered that porphyrins bearing 2–4 carbon alkyl ammonium side chains predominantly blocked the Kv1.1 current whilst Kv1.2 was susceptible to a porphyrin bearing polyamine side chains.
Posted on November 17, 2014
Want to learn how to use QCM-D for protein-protein-and nucleic acid/protein interaction studies?
Posted on November 13, 2014
Are you looking for a measurement technique that brings a new dimension to what can be analyzed in your lab?
Posted on October 7, 2014
The KSV NIMA Application Overview describes how the Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) technology is used to fabricate highly organized mono- and multi-layer nanoparticle films.
Posted on September 10, 2014
Marine mussels are unbeatable when it comes to underwater adhesive strategies. They can attach to virtually all inorganic and organic surfaces, tenaciously sustaining their bonds even in saltwater under turbulent wave-swept conditions.
Posted on August 15, 2014
Here is a new application note from Q-Sense on Surfactant-Surface Interactions. This Application Note illustrates how the QCM-D technology can be used to study surfactant interactions with surfaces in real time with nanoscale sensitivity.
Posted on August 6, 2014
Q-Sense, together with Biolin Scientific, has recently co-published a new study titled “Monitoring N3 Dye Adsorption and Desorption on TiO2 Surfaces: A Combined QCM-D and XPS Study”
Posted on August 5, 2014
KSV NIMA is excited to introduce a new Langmuir-Blodgett characterization kit
Posted on August 4, 2014
Biolin Scientific and Q-Sense were sponsors of the recently held 2014 Workshop on Protein Aggregation and Immunogenicity in Breckenridge, Colorado.
Posted on July 30, 2014
Q-Sense offers the widest range of QCM sensor coatings and substrates including metals, metal oxides, polymers, biological sensors and other materials. See below for more details.
Posted on July 29, 2014
The 15th International Conference on Organized Molecular Films (otherwise known as LB-15) was recently held on Jeju Island in Korea. General topics include studies on Langmuir and Langmuir-Blodgett films, Self-Assembled Monolayers and other nano-scale structures.
Posted on July 25, 2014
A recent paper in Nature Communications elucidates the pathway by which gold nanoparticles spontaneously insert into lipid bilayers. Nature Communications 5, Article number: 4482 doi:10.1038/ncomms5482
Posted on July 17, 2014
A top London-based university has purchased a Q-Sense Omega Auto that will be used for materials characterization. This installation will be a reference site for the Omega Auto and will help facilitate demonstrations, workshops and other events within the UK.
Posted on July 11, 2014
KSV NIMA has just released a new application note titled: Nanostrand formation of block copolymers at the air/water interface.
Posted on June 18, 2014
The 15th annual International Conference on Petroleum Phase Behavior and Fouling just finished up in Houston, TX.
Posted on June 17, 2014
Biolin Scientific Inc. recently held a hands-on training course for the Langmuir and Langmuir-Blodgett technologies and instrumentation in the Linthicum Heights, MD laboratory.
Posted on June 16, 2014
Learn more about contact angle, surface tension and powder wettability measurements! Watch the OneAttension software webinars that covers how to perform these and many more measurements. You will also see how the new 3D Topography Module is utilized. You find the webinars in the Software section under Attension Services. Go straight to the webinars.
Posted on June 4, 2014
We hope you haven’t missed that we recently launched a new Q-Sense sensor? This functionalized sensor complements our existing range of bio-surfaces; Q-Sense Biotin Sensor and Q-Sense His-tag Capturing Sensor. With the Amine coupling sensor added to our product range, we now offer an expanded set of functionalities, targeting different protein immobilization strategies which enables additional applications with Q-Sense QCM-D instruments.
Posted on May 26, 2014
Check out 10 of the latest and most influential publications with KSV NIMA Langmuir-Blodgett Troughs in graphene and nanoparticle research! We have gathered them for you with a brief summary and if you want to read more, click on the title.
Posted on May 19, 2014
Sophion Bioscience (sophion.com), part of Biolin Scientific, has received its first purchase orders for its new high throughput screening platform from leading pharma companies
Posted on May 14, 2014
Biolin Scientificグループの一翼を担うSophion Bioscience A/S (sophion.com)は、大手製薬会社におけるハイスループットスクリーニング用のプラットフォームとして、このほど新規の案件を受注しました。Sophion Qube ™は、細胞膜に発現するイオンチャネルに対する新薬候補化合物の作用を直接測定することができます。比類のない高品質記録とハイスループットの組み合わせにより、Sophion Qubeはイオンチャネル創薬の初期段階における生産性を飛躍的に向上させます。
Posted on March 7, 2014
Since 1995 the Danish financial newspaper Børsen has identified the Danish growth elite, and each year nominated a number of growth companies that fulfill the criteria.
Posted on March 7, 2014
New Application Note available on the characterization of polymer layer swelling and collapse by the QCM-D technology.
Posted on March 7, 2014
The Attension 3D Topography module combined with the Theta Optical tensiometer is the first product which makes it possible to combine 3D surface roughness measurements in conjunction with contact angle measurements and to perform those measurements on the same exact sample location. OneAttension software automatically calculates the roughness corrected contact angle and surface free energy values from the measured data.
Posted on February 12, 2014
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 was awarded jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof “for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells”.
Posted on February 10, 2014
The KSV NIMA Brewster Angle Microscopes represents the latest in BAM instrumentation allowing high resolution and fully focused real-time imaging of monolayers.
Posted on July 23, 2013
The recent Think Tank Meeting held at the FDA “Rechanneling the Current Cardiac Safety Paradigm” (23rd of July, 2013) concluded: A robust and biologically relevant assessment of potential clinical arrhythmia should include assessment of multiple ion channels and the current s7b minimal standard does not reflect this.
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