Navigation Links
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009
Date:5/24/2009

r the May 25 issue of Chemical & Engineering News, ACS' weekly newsmagazine.

C&EN senior editor Lisa Jarvis explains in the article that existing anti-malaria drugs are losing effectiveness as the parasite responsible for the disease develops resistance. The article describes how the retired Merck researcher provided a long forgotten 1947 research paper detailing the company's early efforts to identify and test tropical plants that might fight malaria. Though the paper described some 600 plants that showed promise against the disease, scientists never pursued a more rigorous program to study the plants.

Armed with public and private funding, a biochemist at Rutgers is now resurrecting this research project. University scientists have already identified 60 promising plants from the group and found at least 10 active substances that could be turned into promising drugs. Chemists will eventually try to make the most active substances more potent, last longer, and minimize their side-effects, the article notes.

ARTICLE #5 EMBARGOED FOR 9 A.M., EASTERN TIME, May 25, 2009
"Research resurrection"

This story will be available on May 25 at: http://pubs.acs.org/cen/business/87/8721bus2.html

FOR ADVANCE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Michael Bernstein
ACS News Service
Phone: 202-872-6042
Fax: 202-872-4370
Email: m_bernstein@acs.org


Journalists' Resources

Save the Date: ACS August National Meeting
Join more than 11,000 scientists expected to gather in Washington, D. C., Aug. 16-20 for one of the year's largest and most important scientific conferences. The 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society will feature 8,000 reports on new discoveries about chemistry, medicine, health, food, fuels, the environment and other topics. For advance complime
'/>"/>

Contact: Michael Woods
m_woods@acs.org
202-872-6293
American Chemical Society
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Related biology news :

1. American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
2. Understanding hypertension in African Americans proves elusive
3. Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
4. American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 15, 2007
5. American College of Medical Genetics responds to new FDA labeling decision for warfarin
6. American Chemical Societys Weekly Press Pac
7. Highlights from the September 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
8. American Chemical Societys Weekly Presspac -- Aug. 29, 2007
9. Report: African, Asian, Latin American farm animals face extinction
10. American Chemical Society calls green chemistry bill a smart step
11. Challenges remain in reintroducing American chestnut
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 20, 2009
(Date:4/6/2015)... , Apr. 6, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. ... a biometric authentication company focused on the growing ... filed provisional patent 62/143028 for MINIATURE, ... ENERGY TRANSFER  NXT-ID introduces a new ... This patent surrounds the use of miniature antenna ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... 1, 2015  NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ... on the growing mobile commerce market, announces the second ... is underway to early access pre-order customers. ... at retail outlets including Walmart, Target, AT&T, Dunkin, Donuts, ... was accepted at all outlets and very easy to ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... The Granite Club, ... club, today announced it has implemented a state-of-the-art access ... for members and staff, while restricting access to authorized ... selected FST,s IMID Access system because it has the ... and staff, in addition to unparalleled security," said ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID Patents Miniature, Low Power Wireless Magnetic Stripe 2NXT-ID Patents Miniature, Low Power Wireless Magnetic Stripe 3NXT-ID Patents Miniature, Low Power Wireless Magnetic Stripe 4NXT-ID Reports Second Shipment of Wocket Smart Wallets Underway to Early Access Pre-order Customers and Provides User Feedback 2NXT-ID Reports Second Shipment of Wocket Smart Wallets Underway to Early Access Pre-order Customers and Provides User Feedback 3NXT-ID Reports Second Shipment of Wocket Smart Wallets Underway to Early Access Pre-order Customers and Provides User Feedback 4Granite Club First Private Club in North America to Implement FST Biometrics Secure Access Solution, as Part of Multi-million Dollar Expansion 2
... 45,000 corneal transplant eye surgeries are performed in the ... effort to standardize this complex procedure, two video articles ... JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments . These ... and the United States. By utilizing the JoVE,s ...
... as ,green phones, for communication with other bugs. A ... insects are also able to leave ,voicemail, messages in ... effects on soil fungi. Researchers from the Netherlands Institute ... unique messaging service in the ragwort plant. The influential ...
... non-protein-coding RNAs start off as long strands of ... a special kind of machinery, the "Microprocessor" complex, to ... miRNAs bind to messenger RNA (mRNAs) molecules, inhibiting their ... hundreds of different proteins. But the Microprocessor complex ...
Cached Biology News:Pre-surgical steps for eye surgery are standardized through JoVE's video publication 2Voicemail discovered in nature 2Living microprocessor tunes in to feedback 2
(Date:5/5/2015)... 5, 2015 ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd. ("ImmunoCellular") ... , President and Chief Executive Officer, will present ... DATE:  Thursday, May 7, 2015     TIME:  11:30 am ... > click the red "register/ watch presentations" button ... online event where investors are invited to ask ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... D.C., USA (PRWEB) May 05, 2015 ... regulations covering a wide range of key photonics technologies ... hampering global competitiveness of U.S. industry. To help the ... webinar on 12 May on the proposed changes ... the commodities covered by International Traffic in Arms Regulations ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "Clinical Laboratory, Molecular Diagnostics and Genomic Testing ... - Global Version" report to their offering. ... area of molecular diagnostics and pharmacogenics hold the ... market that is moving out of the national ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... May 5, 2015 CytomX, a biotechnology company ... announced that Sean McCarthy , D. Phil., chief ... Day in New York at ... will present an overview of CytomX,s Probody pipeline, including ... programs. About CytomX Therapeutics CytomX Therapeutics ...
Breaking Biology Technology:ImmunoCellular Therapeutics to Webcast Live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on May 7 2Comments needed now from photonics industry on revisions of U.S. export rules 2Comments needed now from photonics industry on revisions of U.S. export rules 3Comments needed now from photonics industry on revisions of U.S. export rules 4Global Clinical Laboratory, Molecular Diagnostics and Genomic Testing Services Market Trends and Forecast 2015 to 2019 2
... ... QCam imaging driver for QImaging cameras. This interface provides support for Microsoft,s 64-bit ... faster analysis. , ... (PRWEB) January 20, 2010 -- QImaging, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance, ...
... Bacteria that produce compounds to reduce inflammation and strengthen host ... Such probiotic microbes could be the most successful treatment for ... the February issue of the Journal of Medical Microbiology ... causes severe watery and bloody diarrhoea and abdominal pain. It ...
... , , BRISBANE, Calif. , Jan. ... that it plans to offer, subject to market and other conditions, ... The company expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to ... connection with the offering. All of the shares in the offering ...
Cached Biology Technology:QImaging Introduces 64-Bit QCam Driver 2Promising probiotic treatment for inflammatory bowel disease 2InterMune Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock 2InterMune Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock 3
... Ideal for cell culture scale-up, these ... 10 7 - 10 9 range ... bottles or spinner flasks. • High mechanical ... leak tested prior to shipping • Certified ...
BD BioCoat Laminin 150 mm Culture Dishes...
...
The BD CBA Human Apoptosis Kit can be used to quantitatively measure,cleaved PARP, Bcl-2, and active Caspase-3 protein levels in a single sample. The,Kit performance has been optimized for analysis o...
Biology Products: