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New biological method for producing semiconductor quantum dots using de novo proteins

­ New biological method for producing semiconductor quantum dots using de novo proteins Princeton Docket # 22-3839 Quantum dots are an emerging technology with applications in electronics, quantum computing, and biology research. Several methods exist for manufacturing quantum dots, varying in efficacy and end product. Most manufacturing processes...
Published: 2/14/2023   |   Inventor(s): Michael Hecht, Sarangan Chari, Leah Spangler
Category(s): Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals

DEEPs - De novo Expression Enhancer Proteins for Improved Protein Expression and Purification

Princeton Docket # 17-3357-1 To improve the production of biomedically important peptides and proteins that are challenging to express with recombinant DNA technology, researchers at Princeton University have created a collection of synthetic genes to encode highly stable de novo proteins for use as genetic fusion tags. The resulting method has been...
Published: 1/26/2024   |   Inventor(s): Michael Hecht, Shlomo Zarzhitsky
Category(s): Chemistry, Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals

A High Throughput Screen for Molecules that Prevent the Alzheimer's Peptide Aß42 from Aggregating

Princeton Invention # 06-2246 Researchers in the Chemistry Department at Princeton University have developed a method for screening large libraries of small molecules to find those ¿hits¿ that block Aβ42 aggregation. The development of this high throughput screen is based on the finding that fusions of Aβ42 to green fluorescent...
Published: 2/14/2024   |   Inventor(s): Michael Hecht, Woojin Kim, Christine Wurth, Young-Tae Chang
Category(s): Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals