(yielded 188 results)
  • 5299

    LTC4 (6E7) (No. 101)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for Isoflavones, leukotrienes, biotin and human and veterinary drugs May be used for monitoring drug additives in food providing animals for veterinary use and for the food industry.Leukotrienes: §  101 – Monoclonal antibody to LTC4 Description: Rat monoclonal antibodies raised against ... Read more

  • 5302

    bone marrow derived stroma cell line 14F1.1 (No. 103)

    Scientist: Dov Zipori

    Summary: 103 - Bone marrow derived stroma cell line 14F1.1 Description: An endothelial-adipose cell line derived from a murine bone marrow stroma. Reference: Zipori D, Toledo J, von der Mark K. 1985. Phenotypic heterogeneity among stromal cell lines from mouse bone marrow disclosed in their extracellular matrix composition ... Read more

  • 5305

    Clone 21C7 (No. 115)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary:  Monoclonal antibodies for Isoflavones, leukotrienes, biotin and human and veterinary drugs May be used for monitoring drug additives in food providing animals for veterinary use and for the food industry.Leukotrienes:   Veterinary drugs: § 115 - Monoclonal antibody to Sulfamethazine (SMZ) Description: Rat mon ... Read more

  • 5308

    Clone F1 (No. 116)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for Isoflavones, leukotrienes, biotin and human and veterinary drugs May be used for monitoring drug additives in food providing animals for veterinary use and for the food industry.  Biotin: §  116, 142 – Monoclonal antibody to Biotin           Description: Monoclonal antibod ... Read more

  • 5311

    Clone 10F10 (No. 117)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for Isoflavones, leukotrienes, biotin and human and veterinary drugs May be used for monitoring drug additives in food providing animals for veterinary use and for the food industry.Leukotrienes:  Drugs: §  117 – Monoclonal antibody to Digoxin        Description: Rat monoclonal an ... Read more

  • 5314

    Clone 8B4 (No. 118)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary:  Monoclonal antibodies for Isoflavones, leukotrienes, biotin and human and veterinary drugs May be used for monitoring drug additives in food providing animals for veterinary use and for the food industry.Leukotrienes:  Drugs: §  118 - Monoclonal antibody to Buserelin      Description: Rat monoclonal anti ... Read more

  • 5317

    Monoclonal antibodies to Testosterone (No. 119)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Due to their high specificity and sensitivity these antibodies may be applicable for research, diagnosis and therapeutics. A particular use may be quality control of industrial manufacturing of food products. Rat monoclonal antibodies raised against testosterone 3-(0- carboxymethyl)oxime-BSA. Available clones: 5F ... Read more

  • 5320

    Monoclonal antibody to FSH (No. 120)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies raised against bFSH. Available clone: 1G12. Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is synthesized and secreted by gonadotrophs of the anterior pituitary gland. FSH regulates the development, growth, pubertal maturation and reproductive processes of the body.Reference: Somjen D1, Tordjman K, Kohen ... Read more

  • 5323

    Monoclonal antibodies to estradiol (No. 127)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Due to their high specificity and sensitivity these antibodies may be applicable for research, diagnosis and therapeutics. A particular use may be quality control of industrial manufacturing of food products. Monoclonal antibodies raised against oestradiol-6- carboxymethyl oxime-BSA. Available clones: 2F9 (Rat, I ... Read more

  • 5326

    12E12 (No. 130)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for Isoflavones, leukotrienes, biotin and human and veterinary drugs May be used for monitoring drug additives in food providing animals for veterinary use and for the food industry.Leukotrienes:   Veterinary drugs: §  130 - Anti-idiotypic antibody against anti-Sulfamethazine        ... Read more

  • 5329

    WISH-PC frozen tissue samples (No. 132)

    Scientist: Zelig Eshhar

    Summary: WISH-PC frozen tissue samples Description: Neuroendocrine xenograft model of human prostatic small cell carcinoma cancer. Provides a source to study the involvement of neuroendocrine cells in the progression of prostatic adenocarcinoma and can serve as a novel model for the testing of new therapeutic strategies f ... Read more

  • 5332

    Monoclonal antibodies to Progesterone (No. 138)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Due to their high specificity and sensitivity these antibodies may be applicable for research, diagnosis and therapeutics. A particular use may be quality control of industrial manufacturing of food products. Monoclonal antibodies raised against progesterone-7- carboxythio thioether-BSA (clone 2H4, Rat IgG1) and ... Read more

  • 5335

    Clone 8D9 (No. 141)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for peptide and steroid hormones Due to their high specificity and sensitivity these antibodies may be applicable for research, diagnosis and therapeutics. A particular use may be quality control of industrial manufacturing of food products.   §  127, 274, 141 – Monoclonal antibodies to ... Read more

  • 5338

    F4 (No. 142)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for Isoflavones, leukotrienes, biotin and human and veterinary drugs May be used for monitoring drug additives in food providing animals for veterinary use and for the food industry.  Biotin: §  116, 142 – Monoclonal antibody to Biotin           Description: Monoclonal antibod ... Read more

  • 5341

    Clone 1F5 (No. 143)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for Isoflavones, leukotrienes, biotin and human and veterinary drugs May be used for monitoring drug additives in food providing animals for veterinary use and for the food industry.Leukotrienes:Drugs: §  143 - Monoclonal antibody to Medroxy-progesterone-acetate     Description: Rat mo ... Read more

  • 5344

    Clone 8B6 (No. 144)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for Isoflavones, leukotrienes, biotin and human and veterinary drugs May be used for monitoring drug additives in food providing animals for veterinary use and for the food industry.Leukotrienes:  Drugs: §  144 - Monoclonal antibody to RU-486 Description: Rat monoclonal antibodies raised ... Read more

  • 5347

    Monoclonal antibody to hCG (No. 147)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies raised against bhCG. Available clones: 1D5 (IgG1), 1E11 (IgG2b).Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone produced by the syncytiotrophoblast, a component of the fertilized egg, after conception.Monoclonal antibodies for peptide and steroid hormones Due to their high specificity and sen ... Read more

  • 5350

    Clone - 1E11 (No. 148)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for peptide and steroid hormones Due to their high specificity and sensitivity these antibodies may be applicable for research, diagnosis and therapeutics. A particular use may be quality control of industrial manufacturing of food products.Peptide Hormones: §  147-148 - Monoclonal antibody ... Read more

  • 5353

    7-(O)-carboxymethyl formononetin (No. 155)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for Isoflavones, leukotrienes, biotin and human and veterinary drugs May be used for monitoring drug additives in food providing animals for veterinary use and for the food industry.  Isoflavones: §  155 – Monoclonal antibody to 7-(O)-carboxymethyl formononetin   Description: 7-(O)-ca ... Read more

  • 5356

    ERK-PY193 (No. 176)

    Scientist: Rony Seger

    Summary: 176-177 - Monoclonal antibodies to phospho-ERK/Map Kinase Description: Monoclonal antibodies raised against peptides containing the 11 amino acids, HTGFLTEYVAT, corresponding to the ERK activation loop either Tyr -phosphorylated (ERK-PY193), or Thr-phosphorylated (ERK-PT115). ERK belongs to the family of mitogen-a ... Read more

  • 5359

    ERK-PT115 (No. 177)

    Scientist: Rony Seger

    Summary: 176-177 - Monoclonal antibodies to phospho-ERK/Map Kinase Description: Monoclonal antibodies raised against peptides containing the 11 amino acids, HTGFLTEYVAT, corresponding to the ERK activation loop either Tyr -phosphorylated (ERK-PY193), or Thr-phosphorylated (ERK-PT115). ERK belongs to the family of mitogen-a ... Read more

  • 5362

    Clone 106.1 (No. 181)

    Scientist: Yehiel Zick

    Summary: Description: Monoclonal antibody to Galectin-8 (clone 106.1). Galectin-8 is a secreted, integrin-binding protein, part of a mammalian lectins family.  Galectin-8, also known as Prostate Cancer Tumor Antigen-1 (PCTA-1) is highly expressed in human prostate cancer.  It was shown to trigger the transcription of a u ... Read more

  • 5365

    EM95.3 (No. 185)

    Scientist: Zelig Eshhar

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies to IgE Description: Rat monoclonal anti-IgE antibodies that was generated by fusion of plasmacytoma (84.1C) or myeloma (EM953) cells with splenocytes of rat immunized with purified murine IgE mAb. The antibodies react with various IgE mAb of different specificities and not with immunoglobuli ... Read more

  • 5368

    15-mer (No. 236)

    Scientist: Yechiel Shai

    Summary: 236-237 - Diastereomer Lytic Peptides for Treatment of Solid Tumors and Metastasis Description: 15-mer (Leu-Lys-Dleu- Leu-Lys-Dlys-Leu-Dleu-Dlys-Lys-Leu-Leu-Dlys-Leu-Leu) and 15-mer Histidin (H-Leu-Lys-D-Leu- Leu-His-D-Lys-Leu-D-Leu-D-Lys-His-Leu-Leu-D-Lys-Leu-Leu-NH2) are membrane-active peptides composed of both ... Read more

  • 5371

    15-mer Histidin (No. 237)

    Scientist: Yechiel Shai

    Summary: 236-237 - Diastereomer Lytic Peptides for Treatment of Solid Tumors and Metastasis Description: 15-mer (Leu-Lys-Dleu- Leu-Lys-Dlys-Leu-Dleu-Dlys-Lys-Leu-Leu-Dlys-Leu-Leu) and 15-mer Histidin (H-Leu-Lys-D-Leu- Leu-His-D-Lys-Leu-D-Leu-D-Lys-His-Leu-Leu-D-Lys-Leu-Leu-NH2) are membrane-active peptides composed of both ... Read more

  • 5374

    CP Peptide (No. 238)

    Scientist: Yechiel Shai

    Summary: 238 - CP Peptide Description: Core peptide (CP; GLRILLLKV-D-stereoisomer), a synthetic peptide coding for the transmembrane domain of the ?-subunit of the T-cell receptor (TCR), a region that has been identified to be crucial for the assembly and function of the TCR. Was shown to significantly inhibit T-cell-media ... Read more

  • 5377

    Ubiquitinated H2B - mAb (No. 240)

    Scientist: Moshe Oren

    Summary: 240 - Monoclonal antibody directed to ubiquitinated-H2B Description: Monoclonal antibodies, specific to ubiquitinated-H2B in its ubiquitinated form but not in its unmodified state, or to ubiquitin un-conjugated to H2B. Monoubiquitylated-H2B takes part in almost every molecular process associated with chromatin bio ... Read more

  • 5380

    Anti-idiotypic antibodies against progesterone (No. 252)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Due to their high specificity and sensitivity these antibodies may be applicable for research, diagnosis and therapeutics. A particular use may be quality control of industrial manufacturing of food products. Anti-idiotypic antibody raised against anti-progesterone-7- BSA.KLH conjugate (clone 2H4). Available clon ... Read more

  • 5383

    alpha-anti progesterone (2E11) (No. 253)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for peptide and steroid hormones Due to their high specificity and sensitivity these antibodies may be applicable for research, diagnosis and therapeutics. A particular use may be quality control of industrial manufacturing of food products.Anti-idiotypic antibodies to anti-steroids: §  25 ... Read more

  • 5386

    Monoclonal Anti-Gliomedin antibody (Mab#94) (No. 257)

    Scientist: Elior Peles

    Summary: 257 - Monoclonal antibody to Gliomedin Description: Monoclonal antibody to Gliomedin (MAb 94) raised against a synthetic peptide corresponding to amino acid residues 273–287 (CVIPNDDTLVGRA), present in the extra cellular region of Rat Gliomedin. Gliomedin, a glial ligand for neurofascin and NrCAM, is expressed ... Read more

  • 5389

    Monoclonal Anti-Ermin antibody (Mab#160) (No. 258)

    Scientist: Elior Peles

    Summary: 258 - Monoclonal antibody to Ermin Description: Monoclonal antibody to Ermin (MAb160) raised against purified GST–Ermin (residues 1–261). Ermin is a marker of myelinating oligodendroglia, localized to the outer cytoplasmic lip of the myelin sheath and the paranodal loops. It was suggested to play a role in cyt ... Read more

  • 5392

    Monoclonal Anti-Caspr antibody (Mab#275) (No. 259)

    Scientist: Elior Peles

    Summary: 259 - Monoclonal antibody to Caspr Description: Monoclonal antibody to Caspr (Mab275), raised against the extracellular domain of Caspr. Caspr is a contactin-associated protein, part of the neurexin family of proteins. It lies in the paranodal section of the myelin sheath and has a role in myelin sheath attachmen ... Read more

  • 5395

    GluR3B Antibody (No. 261)

    Summary: 261 - Monoclonal antibody to GluR3B Description: Mouse monoclonal antibody (IgG2a), raised against a synthetic peptide of the Glutamate receptor (GluR3B), corresponding to amino acids 383-395 (NEYERFVPFSDQQISNDSSSSENR) of Leishmania donovani GluR3B. May be used for diagnosis as well as drug development for "autoim ... Read more

  • 5398

    Monoclonal antibodies specific to cholesterol/ceramide mixture clone (No. 263)

    Scientist: Lia Addadi

    Summary: Originally raised against an artificial monolayer of lipid mixtures in, and were shown to specifically label the above domains in different cell membranes. Reference:  Scheffer L, Futerman AH, Addadi L. 2007. Antibody labeling of cholesterol/ceramide ordered domains in cell membranes. Chembiochem 8(18):2286-94. ... Read more

  • 5401

    499F (No. 265)

    Scientist: Lia Addadi

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies specific to cholesterol/ceramide mixture Description: Monoclonal antibodies specific for cholesterol/ceramide-rich domains (clones 405F, 14F, 499F) and cholesterol micro-domains (clones 36A1, 5881) in cell membranes. Originally raised against an artificial monolayer of lipid mixtures in, and ... Read more

  • 5404

    betatypic Anti-estrone-3-glucuronide 7C1 (No. 273)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for peptide and steroid hormones Due to their high specificity and sensitivity these antibodies may be applicable for research, diagnosis and therapeutics. A particular use may be quality control of industrial manufacturing of food products. §  273 - Anti-idiotypic antibody against estrone- ... Read more

  • 5407

    anti-estradiol 15 (No. 274)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for peptide and steroid hormones Due to their high specificity and sensitivity these antibodies may be applicable for research, diagnosis and therapeutics. A particular use may be quality control of industrial manufacturing of food products.   §  127, 274, 141 – Monoclonal antibodies to ... Read more

  • 5410

    Monoclonal antibodies to estrone-3-glucuronide (No. 275)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Due to their high specificity and sensitivity these antibodies may be applicable for research, diagnosis and therapeutics. A particular use may be quality control of industrial manufacturing of food products. Monoclonal antibodies raised against estrone-3-glucuronide-BSA. Available clones: 8A3 (Rat, IgG2a), 155B3. ... Read more

  • 5413

    anti-estrone-3-glucuronide 155B3 (No. 276)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies for peptide and steroid hormones Due to their high specificity and sensitivity these antibodies may be applicable for research, diagnosis and therapeutics. A particular use may be quality control of industrial manufacturing of food products. §  275-276 – Monoclonal antibodies to estrone-3 ... Read more

  • 5416

    Monoclonal Anti Runx-3 Ab (No. 306)

    Scientist: Yoram Groner

    Summary: Monoclonal antibody to Runx-3 Description: Monoclonal antibody to Runx-3 raised against the Runx3 peptide TPSTPSPRGSLSTTSHF. Available clones: 62, H8. Runx-3 (Runt-related transcription factor 3) is a transcription factor, and a master regulator of lineage specific gene expression in several important developmenta ... Read more

  • 5419

    TBBL (5-thiobutyl butyrolactone) (No. 315)

    Scientist: Dan Tawfik

    Summary: 315 - TBBL (5-thiobutyl butyrolactone) Description: TBBL (5-thiobutyl butyrolactone) is a chromogenic lipo-lactone substrate for Serum paraoxonases (PONs), used for sera tests of PONs activity, based on their lactonase activity.  The primary enzymatic reaction produces an unstable intermediate that rapidly collap ... Read more

  • 5422

    mAb G63 (No. 320)

    Scientist: Israel Pecht

    Summary: 320 - Monoclonal antibody G63 Description: Monoclonal antibodies to MAFA (Mast cell Function-associated Antigen), originally raised against intact rat RBL-2H3 cells. MAFA is a type II membrane glycoprotein, which was shown to inhibit the secretory response to the type 1 Fc?  receptor (Fc? RI) stimulus. Binding of ... Read more

  • 5425

    Escherichia coli UTL2 (No. 358)

    Scientist: Eitan Bibi

    Summary: Escherichia coli UTL2 Description: A "leaky" strain of E. coli, which is significantly more susceptible to cytotoxic agents. UTL2 holds a mutation in the galU gene causing an impaired outer membrane. Reference:  B?j? O, Bibi E. 1996. Functional expression of mouse Mdr1 in an outer membrane permeability mutant of ... Read more

  • 5428

    MyRepair Blood test to identify people at high risk for lung cancer (No. 1033)

    Scientist: Zvi Livneh

    Summary: A novel diagnostic test to identify individuals with increased risk of lung cancer. Lung cancer is the number one killer among cancers, with 160,000 deaths/year in the USA and 1.6 million/year worldwide. Early detection of lung cancer increases 5-year survival rate from 4% to 54%. Moreover, the National Lung Cance ... Read more

  • 5431

    Alignment of Non-Overlapping Sequences (No. 1121)

    Scientist: Michal Irani

    Summary: A method for aligning video images according to sequence. The problem of image alignment has been extensively studied, and successful approaches have been developed for solving this problem. However, these approaches turn out as problematic when there is insufficient overlap between the two images to allow extract ... Read more

  • 5434

    Acquisition of Multidimensional NMR Spectra in a Single Scan (No. 1151)

    Scientist: Lucio Frydman

    Summary: A method to significantly shorten acquisition times of high-quality MRI images.Multidimensional nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is used nowadays in many applications (e.g., discovery of new pharmaceutical drugs, characterization of new catalysts, and investigation of the structure and dynamics of proteins). One d ... Read more

  • 5437

    Monoclonal Antibodies for Monitoring Hormone and Drug Additives in Food Providing Animals (No. 1166)

    Scientist: Fortune Kohen

    Summary: A series of monoclonal antibodies for monitoring hormone and drug additives in animals grown for the food industry. These include mAbs for peptide hormones, steroid hormones, drugs, leukotrienes, isoflavones, and veterinary drugs. ApplicationsMonitoring hormone and drug additives in food providing anim ... Read more

  • 5440

    A precise method for edge detection in images (No. 1250)

    Scientist: Ronen Basri

    Summary: A robust method of identifying moving or changing objects in a video sequence groups each pixel with other adjacent pixels according to either motion or intensity values. Pixels are then repeatedly regrouped into clusters in a hierarchical manner. As these clusters are regrouped, the motion pattern is refined, unt ... Read more

  • 5443

    Remediation of Polluted Water by Reductive Transformation Reactions (No. 1265)

    Scientist: Brian Berkowitz

    Summary: A Novel water treatment method capable of handling a wide spectrum of pollutants, both organic and metallic was developed by the group of Prof. Berkowitz and proven in large scale. The combination of ever-growing contamination from various sources (industry, agriculture and domestic uses), the toxicity of contamin ... Read more

  • 5446

    OPTICAL CROSS-SECTIONING MULTIPHOTON MICROSCOPY WITHOUT SCANNING (No. 1266)

    Scientist: Yaron Silberberg

    Summary: Fast cross-sectioning using multiphoton microscope.  The conventionally used laser-scanning microscopy, confocal and multiphoton microscopy, although being capable of performing optical sectioning, requires a long image acquisition time, tens of milliseconds per section in current commercial systems, due to the s ... Read more

  • 5449

    Cholesterol Antibodies (No. 1267)

    Scientist: Lia Addadi

    Summary: Description: Monoclonal antibodies specific for cholesterol/ceramide-rich domains (clones 405F, 14F, 499F) and cholesterol micro-domains (clones 36A1, 5881) in cell membranes. Originally raised against an artificial monolayer of lipid mixtures in, and were shown to specifically label the above domains in differen ... Read more

  • 5452

    Mouse IgE and Anti-Mouse IgE Monoclonal Antibodies (No. 1270)

    Scientist: Zelig Eshhar

    Summary: Monoclonal antibodies to IgE Description: Rat monoclonal anti-IgE antibodies that was generated by fusion of plasmacytoma (84.1C) or myeloma (EM953) cells with splenocytes of rat immunized with purified murine IgE mAb. The antibodies react with various IgE mAb of different specificities and not with immunoglobuli ... Read more

  • 5455

    On-Chip Synthesis of Biomolecules (No. 1369)

    Summary: A simple, single-step biochip platform for synthesis of biomolecules. Biochip technology is used today in measuring passive probe-target interactions i.e. measurement of the abundance of specific biomolecules). This technology can now be extended to include complex and cascaded activities on the chip. The present ... Read more

  • 5458

    High-Performance Electrochromic Devices (No. 1380)

    Scientist: Milko van der Boom

    Summary: High performance electrochromic materials that exhibit a practical combination of low-voltage operation and efficient color switching as well as long-term stability have been developed by the group of Prof. van der Boom. Electrochromic materials undergo reversible optical changes in response to external applied vo ... Read more

  • 5461

    Detecting Irregularities (such as suspicious movements) in Visual Data (No. 1381)

    Scientist: Michal Irani

    Applications Detecting suspicious and/or salient behaviors in video Attention and saliency in images Detecting irregular tissue in medical images Automatic visual inspection for quality assurance (e.g., detecting defects in goods) Generating a video summary/synopsis Intelligent fast forward Non-visual data ... Read more

  • 5464

    Monoclonal Anti-Ubiquitinated histone H2B antibody (No. 1397)

    Scientist: Moshe Oren

    Summary: A novel antibody which can be used, for the first time, to recognize ubiquitinated histone 2B. This technology is novel in its ability to recognize proteins and their destinations, and may serve in diagnostics and immunoprecipitation processes. ApplicationsPrimary applications in research. Use as a det ... Read more

  • 5467

    Automatic Animation in Video and Still Images (No. 1423)

    Scientist: Yosef Yomdin

    Summary: Many currently marketed animation tools enable users to define objects and provide them with motion, yet none enable the fast and automatic, animation of a full body captured in a single still photo. A new technology developed by a group of researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science, enables automatic tran ... Read more

  • 5470

    CD84 - a Novel Regulator of B-CLL Survival (No. 1441)

    Scientist: Idit Shachar

    Summary: Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), a malignant disease characterized by the accumulation of B lymphocytes in the blood, lymphoid organs, and bone marrow, is the second most common type of leukemia in adults, accounting for about 7,000 new cases of leukemia each year. Presently, there is no cure for CLL, and the o ... Read more

  • 5473

    Inhibition of Nuclear Entry of MAPK Cascade Proteins as a Novel Mechanism for Treating Cancer (No. 1446)

    Scientist: Rony Seger

    Summary: Peptide sequences for efficient inhibition of nuclear translocation of proteins. The ability to regulate cellular localization of a biological component is important for many functions such as gene therapy, protection from toxic chemicals, transport of anti-cancer agents, and possibly preventing nuclear translocat ... Read more

  • 5476

    Protecting RFID tags from power analysis (No. 1447)

    Scientist: Adi Shamir

    Summary: A cheap and effective solution for protecting RFID tags from power attacks. RFID tags are secure tags present in many applications (e.g. secure passports). They are poised to become the most far-reaching wireless technology since the cell phone, with worldwide revenues expected to reach $2.8 billion in 2009. RFID ... Read more

  • 5479

    Changing an Image Size without Information Loss (No. 1461)

    Scientist: Michal Irani

    Summary: Bidirectional Similarity offers a new approach to summarization of visual data (images and video) based on optimization of well defined similarity measure. Common visual summarization methods (mainly scaling and cropping) suffer from significant deficiencies related to image quality and loss of important data. Man ... Read more

  • 5482

    Highly Sensitive Nanoscale Scanning Magnetic and Thermal Sensor (No. 1481)

    Scientist: Eli Zeldov

    Summary: A new technology developed by a group of researchers from the Weizmann Institute is a nanoscale sensor-on-tip for local magnetic signals and thermal dissipation with state-of-the-art sensitivity and spatial resolution. In light of the rapidly developing scanning-probe based technologies including nanomagnetism, sp ... Read more

  • 5485

    Doped Inorganic Fullerenes and Nanotubes (No. 1482)

    Scientist: Reshef Tenne

    Summary: Modification of the electronic properties of layered-type semiconductors can be accomplished by doping/alloying of the semiconductor. In the present disclosure we show that doping of MoS2 and WS2 nanotubes/nanoparticles can be accomplished by doping with either Re (n-type) or Nb (p-type) foreign atoms. These nanop ... Read more

  • 5488

    MicroRNA Differental Profiles as ALS Biomarkers (No. 1498)

    Scientist: Eran Hornstein

    Summary: MicroRNAs as potential biomarkers for ALS.Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating disease that progressively destroys motor neurons in the brain and the spinal cord, eventually causing paralysis and death. Currently, there are approximately 25,000 patients with ALS in the USA, with a median age of on ... Read more

  • 5491

    Efficient Electrolysis of CO2 (No. 1506)

    Scientist: Igor Lubomirsky

    Summary: A simple electrochemical method and apparatus for the continues production of CO (carbon monoxide) from CO2 as chemical storage for electrical energy and a basic material for further organic products.Constant progress is made in solar and wind alternative energy production. Unfortunately, these systems are weather ... Read more

  • 5494

    Production of Amines from Alcohol and Ammonia (No. 1507)

    Scientist: David Milstein

    Summary: Amines are widely used in the production of numerous products for multiple industries and their use is expected to increase. Global amines market is expected to reach over $14 billion by 2020, with an average annual growth of 3.5%. Primary amines are most useful in the larger markets of ethanolamines and fatty ami ... Read more

  • 5497

    Antibody Combinations in Treating Cancer (No. 1518)

    Scientist: Yosef Yarden

    Summary: Improved immunotherapy for breast cancer. Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) to ErbB-2/HER2 growth factor receptor, or to its sibling, the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), prolong survival of cancer patients, especially when combined with cytotoxic therapies. However, low effectiveness of therapeutic mAbs and th ... Read more

  • 5500

    Increasing resolution of an Image (No. 1522)

    Scientist: Michal Irani

    Summary: A method for enhancing the spatial and or temporal resolution (if applicable) of an input signal such as images and videos.   Many imaging devices produce signals of unsatisfactory resolution (e.g. a photo from a cell-phone camera may have low spatial resolution or a video from a web camera may have both spatial ... Read more

  • 5503

    Optical Conversion (No. 1529)

    Scientist: Yaron Silberberg

    Summary: We present an efficient and robust broadband crystal optical conversion device. Various applications of laser optics require tunable laser sources. Currently, most frequency conversion devices rely on a single non-linear crystal, which is either temperature or angle tuned to enhance efficiency. This results only i ... Read more

  • 5506

    Boosted Conversion of Cellulosic Biomass into Sugars (No. 1536)

    Scientist: Ed Bayer

    Summary: Designer cellulosomes are synthetic multi-enzyme complexes that can degrade cellulosic biomass efficiently and economically. The goal of second generation biofuel production is to efficiently convert agricultural waste, algae and other cellulosic biomass into sugar monomers. Cellulosic biomass pretreated (e.g. wi ... Read more

  • 5509

    Antibodies directed to ErbB ligandsfor treating cancer (No. 1549)

    Scientist: Yosef Yarden

    Summary: A tailor-made strategy for cancer treatment. The ErbB family of tyrosine kinase receptors and their ligands play important roles in development and tissue remodeling throughout adulthood. ErbB proteins are involved in several types of human cancer. Clinical studies indicate that over-expression of one or more ErbB ... Read more

  • 5512

    Green Catalytic Formation of Alcohols, Amines, Amides, Imines and Esters under Mild Conditions (No. 1551)

    Scientist: David Milstein

    Summary: A novel set of manganese, ruthenium and related borohydride complexes (Pincer-type) were developed as remarkably efficient and environmentally-benign catalysts for the synthesis of alcohols, amines, amides, imines and esters, which are the basic building blocks for the research, chemicals, pharmaceutical and agroc ... Read more

  • 5515

    Synthetic Carbon Fixation Pathways for Superior Biomass Generation (No. 1556)

    Scientist: Ron Milo

    Summary: Synthetic carbon fixation pathways can allow plants to produce more biomass using the same amount of energy from sunlight. Novel carbon fixation cycles discovered at The Weizmann Institute hold potential to greatly increase the capacity of organisms to convert atmospheric carbon into sugars. Modern agriculture fac ... Read more

  • 5518

    Recyclable membranes for size-selective separation of nanoparticles (No. 1564)

    Scientist: Boris Rybtchinski

    Summary: A new recyclable size-selective filtration device. Particle size, chemical purity and dispersion of nanoparticles crucially determine their optical, electronic and chemical properties. Size-selective separation technologies are becoming increasingly important for the development of nanoparticles with well-defined ... Read more

  • 5521

    Inorganic nanoparticles composites and coatings for Medical Devices (No. 1566)

    Scientist: Reshef Tenne

    Summary: Novel nanoparticle lubricants can significantly reduce friction of different dental devices and enable reduction of treatment times. Different dental applications suffer from excessive friction, which severely compromise their function. For orthodontic procedures, friction significantly reduces effectiveness and t ... Read more

  • 5524

    Monitoring and Classifying Complex Social Interactions (No. 1571)

    Scientist: Tali Kimchi

    Summary: A novel social behavior monitoring system automatically tracks the precise location of each animal at excellent temporal resolution. This innovative technology provides simultaneous identification of complex social and individual behaviors via an integration of RFID and video surveillance. There is a rapidly growi ... Read more

  • 5527

    Cough Stimulation Device (No. 1574)

    Scientist: Noam Sobel

    Summary: Spinal cord injuries (SCI) patients are deprived from using their abdominal muscles in order to facilitate an efficient cough and clear their airways. Functional Electric Stimulation (FES) may provide the abdominal contraction that is required; however, in order for such a device to fully substitute the help of a ... Read more

  • 5530

    A novel database to reduce unsuccessful cloning in E. coli by detection of toxic genes (No. 1576)

    Scientist: Rotem Sorek

    Summary: Synthetic genes are commonly used in academic and industrial applications, however in many cases these said genes can be toxic when inserted into the ubiquitously used E. coli. This is problematic as time and money is wasted on attempts to generate genes that will not function in E. coli. The problem is exacerbate ... Read more

  • 5533

    Desulfurization of flue-gasses (No. 1577)

    Scientist: Igor Lubomirsky

    Summary: A novel desulfurization system achieves removal of sulfur dioxide (SO2) from industrial exhaust streams at efficiencies that can greatly supersede technologies currently in use. The chemical process is highly selective to SO2, and consumes much less reagents, therefore reducing the cost of desulfurization.Techniqu ... Read more

  • 5536

    A Novel technique of thermoelectric conversion (No. 1583)

    Scientist: Yoseph Imry

    Summary: The thermoelectric effect is the direct conversion of temperature differences to electric voltage and vice versa. Thermoelectric effects are used in various applications, where heat energy is saved, that would be otherwise lost. Although the TE conversion efficiency is nowadays low (5-8%), the novel technique deve ... Read more

  • 5539

    Gabor transformation for signal improvement (No. 1585)

    Scientist: David Tannor

    Summary: Our scientific team has discovered a method to apply the Gabor Transform to signal processing and data compression.Compared to existing methods that are based on Fourier transform, the new method provides for up to 25% savings in content size for video, audio and images, without any loss in quality.By embracing ou ... Read more

  • 5542

    Extended shelf-life of crop plants by reduction steroidal glycoalkaloids production (No. 1587)

    Scientist: Asaph Aharoni

    Summary: Different agricultural crops from Solanaceous species which include tomato, potato and eggplant, overcome oxidative stress by the production of steroidal glycoalkaloids (SGAs) and steroidal saponins. Although SGAs contribute to plant resistance to a wide range of pathogens and predators some are considered as toxi ... Read more

  • 5545

    Novel MRI Contrast Agent (No. 1604)

    Scientist: Michal Neeman

    Summary: Novel reporter gene for magnetic resonance imaging applications.The ability to image the duration and location of gene expression in vivo and noninvasively is imperative for the future of biology and clinical medicine. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a widely used noninvasive clinical diagnostic tool that offe ... Read more

  • 5548

    SiRNA proteasome inhibitors for cancer theraphy (No. 1619)

    Scientist: Yosef Shaul

    Summary: Triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) is an aggressive type of breast cancer, representing over 10% of all breast cancer cases. TNBC is known for its high risk of relapse, poor survival prospects, and near zero survival rates once TNBC metastasizes. Due to the lack of molecular targets (estrogen, progesterone, and ... Read more

  • 5551

    A TACE inhibitor (ADAM17) (No. 1628)

    Scientist: Irit Sagi

    Summary: New generation of superior nature-inspired therapeutics for treating inflammation.Inflammation is characterized by elevated levels of TNF-?. Neutralizing TNF-? activity was shown to be beneficial for patients with chronic autoimmune inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and inflammatory bowel dis ... Read more

  • 5554

    Novel Aptamer for cancer therapy (No. 1633)

    Scientist: Yosef Yarden

    Summary: The ErbB family consists of four structurally related receptor tyrosine kinases. Excessive ErbB signaling is associated with enhanced tumorogenesis, and as such serves as a major therapeutic target in a wide array of solid tumor cancers. A member of this family, the human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (ErbB-2 ... Read more

  • 5557

    Biological treatment for pancreatic cancer (MMP7 mAb) (No. 1640)

    Scientist: Irit Sagi

    Summary: The innovative concept leading to this high selectivity is immunization with both a synthetic metal-protein mimicry molecule, previously developed by the present inventors, followed by the metalloenzyme itself (e.g. MMP-7). The resulting antibody exhibits exceptional degree of specificity towards MMP-7 over other ... Read more

  • 5560

    Compositions for inhibitors of QSOX1 (No. 1642)

    Scientist: Deborah Fass

    Summary: A potential target for anticancer drug design.Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US, accounting for roughly 23% of all deaths (as of 2008), and with estimated cost of care of $157 billion (as of 2010). Despite major advances in the management of cancer, most types of solid tumors remain resistant t ... Read more

  • 5563

    Chiral Memory – highly efficient data storage (No. 1644)

    Scientist: Ron Naaman

    Summary: Computer memory and storage are among the most critical components of today’s consumer electronics and computer technology. Currently available memory and storage technologies have inherent limitations that confine the capacity and speed of access to memory devices. The present innovation is based on Chiral Indu ... Read more

  • 5566

    Unsupervised Content-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) and categorization (No. 1647)

    Scientist: Michal Irani

    Summary: Novel algorithms developed at the Weizmann Institute of Science for Content-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) can enhance search engines by crowd-sourcing and improved clustering.Discovering visual categories among collection of images is a long standing challenge in computer vision, which limits images-based search en ... Read more

  • 5569

    A multi-sensor array compound – "nose" – for glycan detection (No. 1658)

    Scientist: David Margulies

    Summary: Rapid, label free assay for glycan identification, accessible for use in medical diagnostics and biomanufacturing quality control. While glycans hold great promise as biomarkers for several diseases including cancer, technologies that enable rapid and sensitive glycan analysis for diagnosis at “point of care” ... Read more

  • 5572

    Affinity Maturated T-Cell Receptor (No. 1662)

    Scientist: Lea Eisenbach

    Summary: However, a more efficacious and less toxic T cells based treatment is required. Effective therapy depends on the functional avidity between T cell receptors (TCRs) and peptide-MHC complex (pMHC). However the natural affinity of TCR is low and they do not naturally undergo the processes that improve antibody affini ... Read more

  • 5575

    MRI of tissue fibrosis without contrast agent (No. 1665)

    Scientist: Michal Neeman

    Summary: Improved magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for cardiac fibrosis and other fibrotic diseases.Myocardial fibrosis is associated with worsening ventricular systolic function, abnormal cardiac remodeling, and increased ventricular stiffness, significantly increasing the risk of adverse cardiac outcomes. Hypertension an ... Read more

  • 5578

    Fully Naive Induced Human Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC) (No. 1671)

    Scientist: Jacob (Yaqub) Hanna

    Summary: A novel method to revert human iPSC to a fully naive state, retaining stable pluripotency. The feasibility for the existence of ground state naive pluripotency in human embryonic stem cells (hESC) has long been researched. This innovative technology supplies the composition of chemically defined conditions require ... Read more

  • 5581

    Mutant P53 reactivating peptides as a novel cancer therapy (No. 1672)

    Scientist: Varda Rotter

    Summary: Newly developed p53-reactivating peptides were shown to cause regression of very aggressive tumors in several cancer models. p53 is the most important  tumor suppressor gene. Mutant p53 forms can instigate a cascade of events that may lead to loss of control of cell growth and proliferation, and eventually to can ... Read more

  • 5584

    Long chain sphingoid as preventing infection (No. 1673)

    Scientist: Anthony H. Futerman

    Summary: CF is the most common autosomal recessive disorder in western countries, affecting approximately 30,000 people in the US alone. A major risk in CF arises from chronic bacterial lung infections, affecting 80% of CF patients by the age of 25. Bacterial lung infections are also of major clinical importance in patient ... Read more

  • 5587

    Highly selective optical biosensors for proteins in biological samples, with excellent signal-to-noise ratio (No. 1689)

    Scientist: David Margulies

    Summary: Sensing the levels of protein-based biomarkers in biological samples is crucial for diagnosis of various diseases including cancer. Optical biosensors offer sensitivity and cost-effectiveness; however, current commercially available devices fail to provide sufficient selectivity and signal to noise ratios for prot ... Read more

  • 5590

    Production of Syngas from biomass (No. 1716)

    Scientist: Ronny Neumann

    Summary: An efficient and selective decomposition of plant biomass carbohydrates to their basic components, carbon monoxide and hydrogen, for use as syngas.Terrestrial plants contain about 70% hemicellulose and cellulose, which constitute a significant renewable bio-resource with potential as an alternative to petroleum fe ... Read more

  • 5593

    Photon up conversion nanocrystals (No. 1717)

    Scientist: Dan Oron

    Summary: Currently available systems, based on rare-earth-doped dielectrics, and organic materials are limited in both tunability and absorption cross-section. In fact, no known up-conversion systems operate on photons in the 1000-1500 nm range. Stable inorganic nanocrystalline up-conversion systems designed at the Weizman ... Read more

  • 5596

    Aerobic Carbon-Carbon Bond Cleavage of Alkenes to Aldehydes and Ketones (No. 1722)

    Scientist: Ronny Neumann

    Summary: Our technology provides a new type of oxidative cleavage reaction of organic compounds with highly selective product formation.Polyoxometalate (POM) catalysts have become well-known for their utility and diversity in specific reactions. Through the elucidation of POM catalytic pathways, greater versatility has bee ... Read more

  • 5599

    Biocontrol Enhancers to Promote Root Colonization by Beneficial Bacteria (No. 1723)

    Scientist: Ilana Kolodkin-Gal

    Summary: Available chemically based pesticides cause a large number of negative health and environmental effects including the outcome of residual contamination of land, water, and crops. Subsequently there is a need for improved methods of crop protection, preferably the use of environmental friendly alternatives of biolo ... Read more

  • 5602

    Carbon nanotube based transistor device (No. 1730)

    Scientist: Shahal Ilani

    Summary: With the continuous trend of electronic component miniaturization, process control technologies must keep up with component size reduction. Defects that were so far negligible, are now posing critical operation obstacles, and are more difficult to identify as scales are reduced to <10 nm. This new technology de ... Read more

  • 5605

    P38 and JNK inhibitor as potential treatment for various pathologies (No. 1733)

    Scientist: Rony Seger

    Summary: Recently, Prof. Zeger and his team discovered a new level of regulation to stimulated transcription. They showed that ?-like importunes are central mediators of nuclear translocation of signaling proteins. Furthermore they identified the site of interaction and designed accordingly a peptide which was found to pre ... Read more

  • 5608

    CO2 Fixation with Bioengineered Microorganisms (No. 1736)

    Scientist: Ron Milo

    Summary: Biomass production by plants and other photosynthetic organisms involves carbon fixation, the process of incorporating inorganic carbon dioxide into organic compounds. Currently carbon fixation by plants and other photosynthetic organisms is the limiting factor in biomass production. Improvement in the metabolic p ... Read more

  • 5611

    A Novel Approach for Treating Cancer and Collagen-Associated Diseases by Using Anti-LOXL-2 Antibody (No. 1743)

    Scientist: Irit Sagi

    Summary: Disruption to the Extra-Cellular Matrix (ECM) is associated with many pathological conditions, such as various cancer types and tissue fibrosis, and also correlates with high tumor malignancy. Therefore, controlling ECM composition and morphology is considered a potential treatment for cancer and other ECM-associa ... Read more

  • 5614

    A Diagnostic tool for specific bacterial detection (Pseudomonas aeruginosa) (No. 1744)

    Scientist: Noam Sobel

    Summary: HighlightsPseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria are common pathogens that are difficult to treat and are therefore critical to diagnose early when involved in infections. The commonly used method for confirming a P. aeruginosa infection is cultural inoculation, which takes 2-3 days to yield results.   2-Aminoacetophen ... Read more

  • 5617

    Catalytic Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) system (No. 1749)

    Scientist: David Milstein

    Summary: A novel Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) system provides an inexpensive, safe and clean solution for loading and unloading of hydrogen on demand with high potential hydrogen storage capacity.The thriving need for fossil fuels alternatives as energy resources in order to maintain the fast development of human ... Read more

  • 5620

    rPTE with Potent Organophosphate (OPH) activities (No. 1750)

    Scientist: Dan Tawfik

    Summary: Organophosphates are toxic compounds found in chemical warfare agents, such as nerve gases, and insect pesticides.Use of volatile nerve gas agents by terrorist organizations is a key concern of governments around the world. V-type nerve agents (e.g. VX, RVX, and CVX) are particularly toxic nerve gases, with an exc ... Read more

  • 5623

    ERBB2 as a novel target to treat heart failure by inducing cardiomyocyte proliferation (No. 1752)

    Scientist: Eldad Tzahor

    Summary: Existing treatments fail to compensate the irreversible loss of functional cardiomyocytes (CM), thus presenting a major medical unmet need. Inducing native CM replacement is one approach being tested as regenerative treatment, with the advantage of a more straightforward methodology over cell transplantation appro ... Read more

  • 5626

    Spin controlled water electrolysis for efficient production of hydrogen (No. 1753)

    Scientist: Ron Naaman

    Summary: A team of researchers lead by Prof. Naaman have been investigating the CISS effect in different systems. They found that the high efficiency of many natural multiple electron reactions can also be attributed to spin alignment of the electrons involved.The present innovation looks at hydrogen production through wat ... Read more

  • 5629

    Multimodel Transcranial Optical Vascular Assessment (No. 1769)

    Scientist: Alon Harmelin

    Summary: Subdural hematoma (SDH) is a collection of blood between the inner layer of the dura and the brain that occurs mostly as a result of trauma.  It is one of the most common neurosurgical conditions in the United States today. SDH monitoring for hematoma expansion would be beneficial to enable expeditious surgical i ... Read more

  • 5632

    Novel HER3 Antibody in the Treatment of Cancer (No. 1773)

    Scientist: Yosef Yarden

    Summary: Treatment of multiple types of oncological malignancies, such as breast cancer involves the targeting one the of HER (EGFR/ErbB) family receptor tyrosine kinases. The challenge that arises in using a specific HER receptor for therapeutic applications is that the cancer can develop resistance to said treatment. Thi ... Read more

  • 5635

    A Novel Method for Treating Drug-Resistant Lung Cancer Using a Combination of Antibodies (No. 1774)

    Scientist: Yosef Yarden

    Summary: A novel method for treating tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI)-resistant cancer, by using a combination of three different antibodies. Lung cancer is known as one of the most fatal forms of cancer. Notably, standard treatments for other cancer types (e.g. TKIs and mAbs), have shown only a limited effect on this speci ... Read more

  • 5638

    A Novel Method of Treating Cancer by Targeting EGFR Ligand Amphiregulin (No. 1776)

    Scientist: Yosef Yarden

    Summary: A novel method for treating ovarian cancer by intercepting the EGFR ligand amphiregulin, when elevated expression levels are found in a patient. Ovarian cancer represents a relatively common type of cancer that affects women. However, the primary therapeutic option for ovarian cancer has remained the same since th ... Read more

  • 5641

    Using olfactory perception for scent marketing (No. 1784)

    Scientist: Noam Sobel

    Summary: Romantic relationships have major impact on our social, emotional and physical wellbeing. Despite this overwhelming importance, we have only limited understanding of the rules and mechanisms that are at the heart of good relationships. Popular notion holds that increased similarity between relationship partners is ... Read more

  • 5644

    PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF HALIDE PEROVSKITE ANDPEROVSKITE-RELATED MATERIALS (No. 1786)

    Scientist: David Cahen

    Summary: Perovskites are a class of crystalline materials that have in general a chemical formula of ABX3. Lead-halide hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites have recently emerged as highly efficient optoelectronic materials. Such materials are being intensively investigated and developed for photovoltaics (PV), photo detect ... Read more

  • 5647

    A Novel Method of Preventing or Treating Secondary Infections by Inhibition of Membrane Type I Matrix-Metalloproteinase-1 (No. 1790)

    Scientist: Irit Sagi

    Summary: A novel method of preventing secondary infections, by inhibition of membrane type I matrix-metalloproteinase-1 (MT1-MMP), which reduces degradation of the extra-cellular matrix. Pathogens that infect the respiratory system are the cause of some of the most dangerous infections, especially for vulnerable population ... Read more

  • 5650

    Removing artifacts from EEG measurments triggerd by transcranial magnetic stimulation (No. 1800)

    Scientist: Elisha Moses

    Summary: A new software tool used for the removal of artifacts from transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) triggered electroencephalography (EEG) was developed by the group of Prof. Moses. The combined use of TMS with EEG allows for a unique measurement of the brain's global response to localized and abrupt stimulations. ... Read more

  • 5653

    A sensitive and fast image subtrection technique (No. 1801)

    Scientist: Avishay Gal-Yam

    Summary: Image sequences are used in various fields, including medical imaging and satellite/airborne imaging. The comparison between images taken at different conditions (e.g. equipment or configuration, angles, weather and wavelength) can be a highly non-trivial problem, as subtraction artifacts can outnumber real change ... Read more

  • 5656

    Detection of short dispered pulse signals (No. 1802)

    Scientist: Avishay Gal-Yam

    Summary: Pulses are applied in various fields such as oil & gas exploration, detection (e.g. sonar, lidar and radar) and communication. When pulses pass through dispersive media, the arrival times at the detector of different frequency components may differ, and as a result the pulse may become degraded (e.g. transform ... Read more

  • 5659

    Novel Method for Diagnosing and Treating Relapsed Obesity (No. 1805)

    Scientist: Eran Segal

    Summary: Obesity is the health epidemic of the modern world, with nearly half the global adult population being categorized as obese. The consequences of said mass obesity is that it is overwhelming the medical systems all over the world, as obesity is linked to numerous diseases ranging from diabetes to cancer. The challe ... Read more

  • 5662

    Novel CNT hybrids (No. 1809)

    Scientist: Boris Rybtchinski

    Summary: Battery and capacitor electrode technologies available in the industry today, are struggling to keep up with rapidly advancing applications that require high power and energy density such as electric vehicles, solar cells and telecommunications systems. One of the leading solutions to this problem are CNT-based fi ... Read more

  • 5665

    A Novel Technique to Produce Large Quantities of Therapeutic T cells (No. 1810)

    Scientist: Benjamin Geiger

    Summary: Culturing and expanding T cells ex-vivo, while retaining their functionality, is an essential factor for the development of cutting-edge immunotherapies. A major problem frequently faced by physicians is the low number of T cells available for adoptive immunotherapy, and the difficulty to retain their functionalit ... Read more

  • 5668

    Plants Growth Enhancement (No. 1812)

    Scientist: Avihai Danon

    Summary: A growing global population requires a greater food supply. The agriculture industry and biotechnology sector are trying to overcome the challenge and improve crop efficiency by increasing food production in the same or smaller farming areas, as well as dealing with the threats imposed by climate change. Consequen ... Read more

  • 5671

    DEVICES AND METHODS TO MEASURE SMALL DISPLACEMENTS (No. 1815)

    Scientist: Igor Lubomirsky

    Summary: This novel method utilizes polarized light that in contrast to conventional methods does not interact directly with the material or with the material’s surface. Here the material to be tested is secured underneath a reflective material, such that the polarized light reflected off the reflective material does not ... Read more

  • 5674

    Inertial NEMS for Nanosensor Applications Based on Inorganic Nanotubes (No. 1828)

    Scientist: Ernesto Joselevich

    Summary: Inertial sensors for motion detection are being incorporated into an increasing number of portable devices, including diverse IoT applications, mobile phones, wearable electronics, automotive systems and medical diagnostic sensors. The current size reduction trend in electronics, requires incorporation of reliable ... Read more

  • 5677

    Highly Selective Fluorescent Biosensor for Labeling His-Tagged Proteins in a Specific Conformation (No. 1834)

    Scientist: David Margulies

    Summary: A rapid, label-free biosensor for detecting specific conformation of His-tag labeled proteins, accessible for use in both academic- and commercial-R&D. The fluorescent biosensor detects and labels His-tagged proteins in complex environments, such as living cells, while offering high sensitivity, speed, and cos ... Read more

  • 5680

    A Novel Method for Detecting Activation of Necroptosis via Exosome Analysis (No. 1839)

    Scientist: David Wallach

    Summary: Numerous medical conditions are related to inflammation, such as pancreatitis, psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease, atherosclerosis, neurodegeneration, and more. However, determination of inflammation in the body, especially at early stages of a pathology is difficult to assess. Therefore, there is a great clini ... Read more

  • 5683

    SECURE SEARCH OF ENCRYPTED CLOUD DATA (No. 1840)

    Scientist: Moni Naor

    Summary: Searchable symmetric encryption with practical big-data performance and strong security Highlights Outsourcing data storage to remote servers offers invaluable benefits while introducing many concerns when dealing with sensitive data. In the presence of potentially-vulnerable servers, strong user-side encryption p ... Read more

  • 5686

    Methods for high-throughput analysis of transcriptomes (No. 1843)

    Scientist: Ido Amit

    Summary: Analysis of the transcriptome of cells can inform greatly about the state of said cells, including maturation, activation, transformation, etc. Therefore it would be of great research and clinical value to analyze transcriptomes of different cell populations and to compare gene expression on large scales. A partic ... Read more

  • 5689

    COMPOSITE FUNCTIONAL METASURFACES FOR MULTISPECTRAL ACHROMATIC OPTICS (No. 1845)

    Scientist: Yehiam Prior

    Summary: A new technology for producing flat optical components based on optical metasurfaces. These components can potentially serve high resolution imaging, spectrometry, light processing and beam shaping devices. The optical metasurfaces that we develop are composed of closely spaced optical nanoantennas which can be ... Read more

  • 5692

    Improving Efficiency of CRISPR Genome Editing in Plants (No. 1846)

    Scientist: Asaph Aharoni

    Summary: CRISPR/Cas9 represents a revolutionary jump in genome editing technology, both in terms of flexibility and accuracy. However, an acute challenge for the use of CRISPR/Cas9 in editing plant genomes is that the system has a low efficiency in producing the desired modifications. Therefore, there is a clear need for a ... Read more

  • 5695

    A Novel Approach for Controlling Gene Expression (Arbirtium - a Novel approach) (No. 1847)

    Scientist: Rotem Sorek

    Summary: One of the challenges in the areas of synthetic biology and its clinical applications, is the capacity to control the induction of different genes, whether for the purpose of activating genetic circuits or inducing the expression of a specific protein. Present approaches are limited to the number of systems availa ... Read more

  • 5698

    CRISP-Seq: Integrating the Power of Single-Cell RNA Sequencing and CRISPR-Pooled Screens (No. 1848)

    Scientist: Ido Amit

    Summary: Single-cell RNA sequencing (RNA-Seq) is a powerful tool to identify and characterize the transcriptome of single cells. While providing unprecedented resolution in terms of studying cells, single-cell RNA-Seq is functionally a descriptive tool, unless combined with gene manipulation. CRISPR-Cas9 is a genome-editin ... Read more

  • 5701

    SIGNAL ENHANCEMENT AND MANIPULATION USING A SIGNAL-SPECIFIC DEEP NETWORK (No. 1850)

    Scientist: Michal Irani

    Summary: Optical and dimensional limitations of images can be partially overcome today using signal enhancement technologies which typically rely on supervised, deep-learning methods. However, as existing methods are restricted to specific training images and distortion types, they provide poor results for any practical ca ... Read more

  • 5704

    OPTICAL BUS FOR A MULTI-CORE PROCESSOR (No. 1863)

    Scientist: Ulf Leonhardt

    Summary: The exponential increase in computational power over the last decades is running into a bottle-neck – the only way of getting more computing power per chip is to integrate multiple-cores, but the problem with multiple-cores is the complex wiring system, used for inter-core communication. This technology, develop ... Read more

  • 5707

    Novel Treatment for Lung Diseases by Allogeneic Cell Transplantation (No. 1868)

    Scientist: Yair Reisner

    Summary: The treatment of respiratory conditions is currently one of the major challenges to health care systems all over the world. The problem is that most therapeutics currently available for treating pulmonary indications are non-curative, and simply improve symptoms. Presently the only cure for late stage pulmonary di ... Read more

  • 5710

    TARGETED EXCHANGE BETWEEN HOMOLOGOUS CHROMOSOMES – A NEW TOOL FOR PRECISE BREEDING (No. 1871)

    Scientist: Avraham Levy

    Summary: As the world’s population grows, and climate changes, there is a strong need for breeding hardier crops in a precise fashion. The traditional method of introducing new traits to a plant via traditional breeding methods is a slow and stochastic process, which can require growing a large number of plants to screen ... Read more

  • 5713

    Novel Method for Diagnosis and Treating Cancer by Analyzing the Urea Cycle (No. 1872)

    Scientist: Ayelet Erez

    Summary: The urea cycle (UC) is an important metabolic pathway that takes place in the liver. A variety of enzymes, such as argininosuccinate synthase 1 (ASS1) and the trifunctional enzyme CAD, are involved in the UC, which converts excess nitrogen into urea. The UC produces various metabolites based on the balance between ... Read more

  • 5716

    A Method in Improving Survival and Expansion of Hematopoietic Stem Cells (No. 1874)

    Scientist: Idit Shachar

    Summary: hematopoietic cells. HSCs have the capacity to both self-renew and to differentiate, and they migrate from the bone marrow to the blood upon demand. Since HSCs can differentiate to a variety of cell types, including immune system cells, they have a huge therapeutic potential. Indeed, bone marrow transplantation is ... Read more

  • 5719

    Inhibiting Importin to Treat Psychiatric Stress and Other Disorders (No. 1875)

    Scientist: Michael Fainzilber

    Summary: Anxiety and stress-related disorders effect 10-30% of the general population and are therefore considered a major burden on public health. Current medical treatments for anxiety disorders include drugs that target various synaptic mechanisms, such as uptake of neurotransmitters. However, severe side-effects and su ... Read more

  • 5722

    Universal CAR-Ts (No. 1884)

    Scientist: Zelig Eshhar

    Summary: Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-Cells (CAR-Ts) are one of the revolutionary technologies of the twenty-first century, invented by Prof. Zelig Eshhar at the Weizmann Institute of Science. The CAR-T technology represents a leap in terms of treating cancer, as the technology programs an individual’s immune system to sp ... Read more

  • 5725

    DEVICE FOR ELECTRIC FIELD INDUCED LOCAL MAGNETIZATION (No. 1886)

    Scientist: Ron Naaman

    Summary: A new technology developed by a group of researchers led by Prof. Ron Naaman from the Weizmann Institute, harnesses the advantages of electron spin orientation for memory and information transmission applications. The innovation enables replacement of the traditional current-based semiconductor technologies, yield ... Read more

  • 5728

    A NEW SUSTAINABLE PROCESS FOR HYDROCARBONS OXIDATION (No. 1892)

    Scientist: Ronny Neumann

    Summary: Phenol is an important industrial commodity used as a precursor to many useful compounds. It is being utilized in huge amounts in a wide range of industry sectors including the pharmaceuticals, plastic-related-products production, paints & coatings, electrical equipment, foams and fuel additives. The global ph ... Read more

  • 5731

    Disrupting or Preventing Formation of Biofilm by Enzyme Inhibitors (No. 1893)

    Scientist: Ilana Kolodkin-Gal

    Summary: Biofilm is a complex colony of bacteria, which are attached together by extracellular polymeric substance. This setting provides the bacteria protection against environmental factors, improves their surface attachment, and plays a major role in resistance to treatment. Therefore, biofilms are difficult to eradicat ... Read more

  • 5734

    Person-specific Assessment of Probiotics Responsiveness (No. 1895)

    Scientist: Eran Segal

    Summary: Dietary supplementation with commensal microorganisms, collectively termed probiotics, is a constantly growing market, estimated to exceed 69.3 billion USD by 2023. Probiotics are the third most commonly consumed dietary supplement after vitamin and mineral preparations. Claimed rationales for probiotics consumpti ... Read more

  • 5737

    WS2 NANOTUBE-REINFORCED BIODEGRADABLE AND BIOCOMPATIBLE POLYMER INK FOR 3D PRINTING (No. 1900)

    Scientist: Reshef Tenne

    Summary: Biocompatible polymers commonly used in the orthopedic and cosmetic prosthetics, cardiovascular and dental implants and food packaging industries often suffer from poor mechanical properties and thermal stability, limited dimensionality and short shelf-life as compared to their metal comparators. Two research grou ... Read more

  • 5740

    PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES BASED ON GUIDED NANOWIRE ARRAYS (No. 1906)

    Scientist: Ernesto Joselevich

    Summary: Nanowires are being produced and integrated into various systems today, including solar cells, nano-sensors, nano-electrodes, transparent touch-screen coatings, and LED replacements. Thus far, several challenges have hindered the commercial advancement of nanowire-based technologies. Two major setbacks have been: ... Read more

  • 5743

    Extraction of gold from electronic waste and ores (No. 1910)

    Scientist: Igor Lubomirsky

    Summary: A method for selective extraction of gold has been developed at the Weizmann Institute. This method allows the efficient and environmentally benign recovery of gold that is currently discarded of in large quantities from electronic waste from household appliances, consumer electronic devices and industrial equipme ... Read more

  • 5746

    Methods of Identifying and Using Agents for Treating Diseases Associated with Intestinal Barrier Dysfunction (No. 1925)

    Scientist: Benjamin Geiger

    Summary: The obesity pandemic has reached alarming magnitudes, affecting more than 2 billion people worldwide and accounting for more than 3 million deaths per year. A poorly understood feature of the ‘metabolic syndrome’ is its association with dysfunctions of the intestinal barrier, leading to enhanced permeability a ... Read more

  • 5749

    MOLECULAR SWITCHES IN SOLID MEDIA (No. 1927)

    Scientist: Rafal Klajn

    Summary: Molecular photoswitches are light-responsive molecules with potential applications in a broad range of systems with on-demand functionalities. While molecular photoswitches have been extensively studied in solution, their immobilization to dry, planar surfaces generally renders them photochemically unresponsive. T ... Read more

  • 5752

    Artificial pancreas (No. 1942)

    Scientist: Eran Segal

    Summary: The alarmingly sharp increase in type 1 diabetes mellitus incidence in recent years has been coupled with a marked rise in the development of closed-loop systems aimed at continuously monitoring blood glucose levels, predicting glucose behavior and delivering adjusted insulin doses. However, to date, these systems ... Read more