Navigation Links
Apollo's human proteins boost stem cell research

SYDNEY, Australia, June 21, 2007-At a time when Australian scientists are fighting hard to keep pace with overseas research and development, an Australian biotech company is leading the world in the production of human proteins for stem cell research.

Apollo CEO John Priest said the company's human proteins are unique in the way they help stem cells to develop into specific cell types such as heart, nerve and muscle cells.

"Stem cells are basic cells that are not fully developed, so getting them to mature into specific cell types and controlling their growth is a tricky business. A percentage of stem cells will often develop in the wrong way, which is a problem when researchers want a large number of cells to grow in unison," said Mr Priest.

Human proteins are used in research because they provide greater control over stem cell growth and also work faster than non-human proteins.

Traditionally, proteins for research were sourced from animal, yeast or bacterial cells.

Mr Priest said that a recent study by Apollo showed that two of its human proteins were over 50 per cent more effective than proteins produced from bacteria in stimulating the growth of haematopoietic (blood-producing) stem cells.

"Proteins from human cells are more likely to be recognised by developing human stem cells than proteins derived from other sources. Human proteins also offer the advantage that they will not cause cross-species contamination when used to culture human adult or embryonic stem cells," he said.

Apollo markets the world's largest range of human cell-expressed proteins - it currently offers over 92 for sale and exports to the United States, Japan, United Kingdom and EU. The market for research proteins was estimated at US$600 million per annum in 2006, with the market for protein therapeutics estimated at US$57 billion per annum.

Professor Roger Daly from the Garvan Inst
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Vaxfectin-formulated Measles DNA Vaccine Elicits Long-term Protection and Sterilizing Immunity in Nonhuman Primates
2. Inovio: DNA delivery technology shows positive human results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Apollo human proteins boost stem cell research
(Date:9/15/2014)... Female Health Company (NASDAQ-CM: FHCO) today announced that ... as Executive Vice President of Global Operations effective September ... Pope will retire from his position as Vice ... Following his retirement, Mr. Pope will continue his affiliation ... to joining The Female Health Company (FHC), Mr. Tayler ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets has announced the ... report to their offering. Heart defect closure ... closure devices help when closing the ostium/ hole/ deficiency in the ... vessels that occurs in the patients with CHDs. CHD is an ... of birth, which are among the most common types of birth ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... , Sept. 15, 2014   Royal Philips  (NYSE: ... growing range of advanced women,s healthcare imaging solutions will ... for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) World Congress, ... . "We,re continually investing in ... and outcomes," said Vitor Rocha , CEO and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Female Health Company Appoints Martin Tayler Executive Vice President of Global Operations 2The Female Health Company Appoints Martin Tayler Executive Vice President of Global Operations 3Global Heart Defect Closure Devices Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Boston Scientific, St. Jude Medical, W.L. Gore and Associates 2Global Heart Defect Closure Devices Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are Boston Scientific, St. Jude Medical, W.L. Gore and Associates 3Philips Showcases Ultrasound Innovations that Address Clinical Challenges in the OB/GYN Segment at ISUOG World Congress 2Philips Showcases Ultrasound Innovations that Address Clinical Challenges in the OB/GYN Segment at ISUOG World Congress 3
(Date:9/15/2014)... York (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Transvaginal ... Inc. continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict ... of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to ... Final Order on September 10th that provides for the ... notes that none of the affected plaintiffs has objected ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... MONDAY, Sept. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. heart ... an electrocardiogram (ECG) when evaluating young people for underlying ... The American Heart Association and the American College ... more detailed personal and family medical history along with ... genetic or congenital (existing from birth) risks for sudden ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer ... affecting both the front and the crown of their ... risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer (usually indicates a ... non-aggressive prostate cancer) later in life, compared to men ... other patterns of baldness and prostate cancer risk. The ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... 2014 - An estimated 8% of Americans will suffer ... during their lifetime. Brought on by an overwhelming or ... altered chemistry and physiology of the brain. Understanding how ... altered by PTSD is essential to developing effective interventions. ... at The University of Texas at Dallas published online ...
(Date:9/15/2014)... FL (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The ... away from putting low-level offenders in jail and prison ... Group sees this shift as a positive change. , ... prescription drug and heroin abuse. According to an ... parties are calling for a shift away from using ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, With Issuance of New Order in Federal Multidistrict Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward, With Issuance of New Order in Federal Multidistrict Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes 2Health News:Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes 3Health News:Certain form of baldness at age 45 linked to higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer 2Health News:EEG study findings reveal how fear is processed in the brain 2Health News:White House Shifts Policy on Drugs 2
... body of basic animal research and studies of abused ... for the hypothesis that individuals with particular genotypes are ... with the abuse of alcohol and other substances. ... assume that these genotypes identify people who are predestined ...
... Board of Directors Audit Committee Members and Complies with ... BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (Nasdaq: PDLI ) today ... J. Wilson as vice president of finance and principal ... team. She brings over twenty years of finance ...
... of Suntan Lotions, Reducing Risk of Deadly Skin Cancer ... & Prevention MonthNEW YORK, April 29 The ... people avoid overexposure to harmful ultraviolet radiation from the ... all across America reduce the risk of skin cancer ...
... 23-month-old child in Texas; CDC warns more deaths are ... 23-month-old child in Texas has become the first U.S. ... officials said Wednesday morning. , Dr. Richard Besser, acting ... Prevention, confirmed the death. No other details on the ...
... Dr. Gordon Norman presents overview of US healthcare ... Federation of Health Plans Meeting in Boston- Noted ... value for its healthcare investment- Emphasized greater coordination ... resolve today,s healthcare challenges MARIETTA, Ga., April 29 ...
... & Mentally IllNEW YORK, April 29 May marks ... it, philanthropic-minded New Yorkers will raise money for Weston ... and physically disabled. As federal and state funding ... the current economy, supporters will raise funds amidst live ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Genetic risk for anxiety does not have to be destiny 2Health News:PDL BioPharma Appoints Karen J. Wilson as Vice President, Finance and Principal Accounting Officer 2Health News:Easy-to-Use Wristband Tells You When to Apply Sunscreen - and When to Hit the Shade 2Health News:Easy-to-Use Wristband Tells You When to Apply Sunscreen - and When to Hit the Shade 3Health News:U.S. Reports First Swine Flu Death 2Health News:U.S. Reports First Swine Flu Death 3Health News:Alere's Dr. Gordon Norman Highlights Challenges and Promising Solutions to U.S. Healthcare System to International Health Insurance Executives 2Health News:Alere's Dr. Gordon Norman Highlights Challenges and Promising Solutions to U.S. Healthcare System to International Health Insurance Executives 3Health News:Weston United Celebrates Mental Health Month on May 19th 2
... vascular closure device quickly seals ... procedures, allowing for early ambulation ... creates a mechanical seal by ... bio-absorbable anchor and collagen sponge, ...
These are coronary angiographic catheters used for selective coronary bypass angiography. The catheters curve configuration is ideally suited to select the internal mammary artery....
Femoral selective catheter. Catheter material used is polyurethane (DUCOR). Guidewire campatibility is 0.038". Packaging 5/Box....
Femoral selective diagnostic catheter. The material used is nylon (VESTANTM). All selective shapes have thrulumen design. Guidewire campatibility is 0.038". Packaging 5/Box....
Medicine Products: