Navigation Links
Quincy Bioscience Receives Patent for Jellyfish Protein Aequorin
Date:7/7/2010

Quincy Bioscience, a research-based biotechnology company, announced the issuance of United States patent No.7,671,015. The patent covers the use of aequorin-containing compounds for the purpose of preventing and alleviating symptoms and disorders related to calcium imbalance which include Alzheimer's disease.

Madison, Wis (Vocus) July 7, 2010 -- Quincy Bioscience, a research-based biotechnology company, announced the issuance of United States patent No.7,671,015. The patent covers the use of aequorin-containing compounds for the purpose of preventing and alleviating symptoms and disorders related to calcium imbalance.

“Quincy Bioscience continues to strengthen its position in developing this novel calcium-binding protein as a platform technology,” said Mark Underwood, president of Quincy Bioscience. “The neuron’s ability to manage calcium and maintain homeostasis is fundamental to proper function. Research has proven the cell’s inability to regulate calcium is a key pathophysiological component in many different brain disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease. Based on our ongoing research of aequorin in various health conditions and what we know about the role of calcium in the body, we expect aequorin to be a vital protein in many aspects of healthy aging.”

Aequorin, which comes from a species of jellyfish called Aequorea victoria, is a calcium-binding protein. In humans calcium-binding proteins are utilized to maintain calcium balance which is critical to proper cell function. Aequorin has proven to be neuroprotective in pre-clinical studies performed at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and has shown to be effective at improving aspects of cognition such as spatial working memory and executive function in human studies conducted by Quincy Bioscience.

About Quincy Bioscience
Quincy Bioscience is a biotechnology company based in Madison, Wisconsin. Quincy Bioscience is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel compounds to fight the aging process. The company's products focus on restoring calcium balance related to neurodegenerative disorders and other destructive age-related mechanisms.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/07/prweb4235874.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Quincy Bioscience Announces Encouraging Preliminary Results of Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Memory Study
2. Quincy Bioscience Sponsors Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Scholarship Program
3. Quincy Bioscience Launches HOPETrials.com; Research Studies More Accessible For Participants
4. Flagship Biosciences Partners with a Leading IHC CLIA Laboratory for Companion Diagnostics Service
5. Martek Biosciences Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Norman Salem, 2010 Recipient of Alex Leaf Distinguished Scientist Award
6. Martek Biosciences and the National Center for Creative Aging Introduce New Brain Health Awareness Campaign, "Beautiful Minds: Finding Your Lifelong Potential"
7. Exalenz Bioscience Expands Market Coverage for the BreathID Breath Test System
8. Digital Pathology Services Firm Flagship Biosciences Appoints New CEO
9. Southridge LLC Provides Equity Capital Through Private Agreement with PuraMed Bioscience
10. Childrens Hospital Los Angeles oncologist receives $50,000 Hyundai Scholar Award
11. Stamen Medical Systems Receives Medicare Re-Accreditation and The Exemplary Provider Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Quincy Bioscience Receives Patent for Jellyfish Protein Aequorin
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The International ... promote standards of excellence for the field of eating disorders, announces the opening ... 25, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Omni Resort at ChampionsGate. ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Apple Rehab Shelton Lakes , which specializes ... of the facility as part of a disaster drill on October 3rd. , Apple ... Shelton City Emergency Manager, as well as the Connecticut Long Term Care Mutual ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids Fun Run ... This free event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, is aimed ... geared towards children of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, which is ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field”: ... souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field” is ... Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches a class of ladies at ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest growing franchisors ... a flagship location in Covington, LA at 401 N. U.S. Highway 190, in January ... Office Depot in the Holiday Square shopping center. Its location allows it to serve ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/25/2017)... 25, 2017  EpiVax, Inc., a leader in ... immune-engineering today announced the launch of EpiVax Oncology ... personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines. EpiVax has provided $500,000 ... to enabling technologies to the new precision immunotherapy ... EpiVax Oncology as Chief Executive Officer. Gad brings ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... , Sept. 22, 2017  As the latest ... Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey ... notes that the medical device industry is in an ... device tax, the 2.3% excise tax on medical device ... they also want covered patients, increased visits and hospital ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... ARBOR, Mich. , Sept. 19, 2017 HistoSonics, Inc., a venture-backed medical device ... precise destruction of targeted tissues, announced three leadership team developments today:   ... Stopek, PhD ... ... Veteran medical device executive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: