Navigation Links
New synthetic form of protein holds promise to stop cancer spread
Date:9/15/2008

lp us design experiments to find out if his CXCL12 dimer could interfere with the spread of cancer."

While it's not clear yet if the CXCL12 dimer will have the effect Dr. Volkman hopes for, he says that this discovery is just the beginning of his lab's experiments with the properties of this molecule.

Dr. Volkman's lab will also investigate if CXCL12 has any protective effects on the heart following a traumatic event, such as a heart attack. While these experiments are also in their early phases, he is hopeful and acknowledges that this breakthrough would not have been possible without the collaborations of Dr. Veldkamp, Dr. Dwinell and others.

"Collaborations promote the exchange of ideas between scientists from different backgrounds and often lead in completely unanticipated directions," he says. The study was funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health.


'/>"/>

Contact: Toranj Marphetia
toranj@mcw.edu
414-456-4744
Medical College of Wisconsin
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Synthetic moleculues could add spice to fight against cancer
2. Synthetic molecules emulate enzyme behavior for the first time
3. Synthetic cocoa chemical slows growth of tumors in human cell lines
4. Synthetic Biology: funders move to address social and ethical challenges
5. New projects to raise UK profile in synthetic biology
6. Oregano oil works as well as synthetic insecticides to tackle common beetle pest
7. Berkeley researchers identify photosynthetic dimmer switch
8. Synthetic molecules may be less expensive alternative to therapeutic antibodies, researchers find
9. Researchers decode genetics of rare photosynthetic bacterium
10. Researchers decode genetics of rare photosynthetic bacteria
11. Experts from Stevens, Merck, publish joint paper, Biosynthetic Studies of Platensimycin
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/14/2015)... 14, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ... focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announces that ... 2015 New York Design Awards under the category  ,Product ... City Design Awards are part of a global multi-disciplinary ... ratings from the marketplace, industry and judging panel. Winners ...
(Date:4/13/2015)... CHICAGO , April 13, 2015  higi, a ... with ways to more fully engage with their communities ... its industry-leading, privacy protected and secure API.  ... API enables the most accessible, affordable, and convenient vehicle ... The API will ...
(Date:4/9/2015)... JOSE, Calif. , April 9, 2015 ... human interface solutions, announced today that it will report ... on Thursday, April 23, 2015, after the close of ... for analysts and investors at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 ...   To participate on the live call, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Nominated for 2015 New York Design Awards in 'Product Design- Technology' 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Nominated for 2015 New York Design Awards in 'Product Design- Technology' 3higi Launches Seamless Access to HIPAA-Compliant Health Outcomes and Activity Data 2higi Launches Seamless Access to HIPAA-Compliant Health Outcomes and Activity Data 3Synaptics to Report Third Quarter Results on April 23 2
... from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary ... could open new avenues for treating Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, ... commonly attacks freshwater fish. With the aid ... two apparently symbiotic intracellular bacteria: Bacteroides, which ...
... Duke University Medical Center researchers have figured out how ... better able to resist radiation therapy. And using a drug ... cells, they were able to kill many more glioma cells ... builds off earlier research which showed that cancer stem cells ...
... is good for you, at least if you are a ... Oncology Center have shown that in healthy cells, a bundled ... storehouse, in its proper place. Understanding this cap,s influence on ... to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as cancer, ...
Cached Biology News:UGA researchers lead team in discovery involving devastating freshwater fish parasite, 'Ich' 2UGA researchers lead team in discovery involving devastating freshwater fish parasite, 'Ich' 3Discovery makes brain tumor cells more responsive to radiation 2A cell's 'cap' of bundled fibers could yield clues to disease 2
(Date:4/30/2015)... 30, 2015 - Continued ... Company   Shire (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: ... months to March 31, 2015. Financial ... +9% +13% Total revenues $1,488 million +11% +15% Non ... operating income from continuing operations $475 million +55% Non ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... Available in select spas in ... , Phytomer’s DOUCEUR INTEMPORELLE Restorative Shield Cream provides ... battling the weakening threat of inflammaging, aging directly ... with star ingredient GLYCOSEA, a complex of restructuring ... of soothing minerals and trace elements. GLYCOSEA works ...
(Date:4/30/2015)... Sterlitech is proud to offer Synder ... PY, and PZ Polyacrylonotrile (PAN) membranes , as ... to be ideal for oil removal in wastewater ... process requirements where the presence of oils in ... on industrial wastewater discharge and quality requirements for ...
(Date:4/29/2015)... , April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSX-V: BRM) ("Biorem" or ... ended December 31, 2014. Biorem,s complete fiscal 2014 year-end financial statements and ... HIGHLIGHTS: 2014 , 2013 , 2014 , ... , 19,596 Gross profit 1,326 , 1,703 ... , 1,493 , 3,377 , 4,562 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 2Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 3Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 4Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 5Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 6Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 7Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 8Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 9Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 10Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 11Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 12Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 13Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 14Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 15Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 16Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 17Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 18Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 19Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 20Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 21Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 22Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 23Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 24Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 25Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 26Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 27Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 28Shire Delivers Strong Revenue Growth and Cash Generation; 20% Increase in Non GAAP Earnings per ADS 29Phytomer introduces DOUCEUR INTEMPORELLE Restorative Shield Cream 2Phytomer introduces DOUCEUR INTEMPORELLE Restorative Shield Cream 3Sterlitech Offers New Ultrafiltration Membranes 2Biorem Reports Results for Fourth Quarter 2014 and Year Ended December 31, 2014 2Biorem Reports Results for Fourth Quarter 2014 and Year Ended December 31, 2014 3Biorem Reports Results for Fourth Quarter 2014 and Year Ended December 31, 2014 4
... Pioneers, Thoracic Group, P.A., Deliver Faster Recovery,Fewer ... SOMERSET, N.J., Aug. 5 Thoracic Group, ... thoracic surgical services,and a national leader of ... the successful completion of its 5,000th VATS,surgical ...
... ProMetic Life Sciences Inc.,(TSX:PLI) ("ProMetic") announces today ... fully integrated, U.S.-based, biotechnology company with respect ... biopharmaceutical,products in ProMetic,s Protein Technology Division., ... fees as well as,on-going royalties on sales ...
... Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field ... release its financial,results for the first half year ... Central European Time (CET). To discuss these results, ... p.m. CET. Netherlands dial in:,0800-949-4517 (toll free); US ...
Cached Biology Technology:Renowned NJ-Based Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) Team Completes 5,000th Successful Procedure 2Renowned NJ-Based Video Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) Team Completes 5,000th Successful Procedure 3Prometic reaches understanding for commercialisation of several biopharmaceutical products and strategic investment 2Prometic reaches understanding for commercialisation of several biopharmaceutical products and strategic investment 3