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Scientists demonstrate effect of confining dielectrics on semiconductor nanowire conductivity

... have demonstrated, for the first time, that the activation energy of impurities in semiconductor nanowires ... effect influences conductivity by changing the activation energy of dopants. Understanding the phenomenon ... the strength of the surface mirror. The dopant activation energies were obtained from the temperature ...

Samtheo Announces License Agreement with Moffitt Cancer Center for Exclusive Rights to Novel Akt Inhibitor

... to a small molecule that selectively inhibits the activation of all three isoforms of Akt. Persistent activation of the Akt pathway has been found to play an ... liver, ovarian and colorectal cancers. Increased activation is also linked with drug and radiation ...

Potentia Pharmaceuticals Appoints Johanna M. Seddon, M.D. and Janet Stoltz Sunness, M.D. to Scientific Advisory Board

... the Complement System and POT-4 Complement activation is an inflammatory process involving dozens ... through the membrane attack complex (MAC). activation of the complement system is an important part of ... function, inappropriate or excessive complement activation can have destructive consequences if left ...

Potentia Pharmaceuticals' Drug Candidate for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Shows Positive Safety Profile in Phase I Clinical Trial

... the Complement System and POT-4 Complement activation is an inflammatory process involving dozens ... through the membrane attack complex (MAC). activation of the complement system is an important part of ... function, inappropriate or excessive complement activation can have destructive consequences if left ...

Potentia Pharmaceuticals to Present ASaP Phase I Clinical Trial Data for POT-4 at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

... the Complement System and POT-4 Complement activation is an inflammatory process involving dozens ... through the membrane attack complex (MAC). activation of the complement system is an important part of ... function, inappropriate or excessive complement activation can have destructive consequences if left ...

Affitech and Omeros Enter Into Antibody Discovery and Development Agreement

... serine protease-2, mediates activation of the complement system via the lectin pathway ... protein target, is involved in the activation of the complement system. The complement system ... for the function of, a principal complement activation pathway, known as the lectin pathway. ...

Microsurgery on the brain of the fruit fly leads to new insights into irreparable nerve injuries

... have already succeeded in showing that the activation of a particular signaling pathway (JNK) induces ... regeneration. They have already demonstrated that activation of the JNK signaling pathway positively influences the repair of nerve bundles. JNK activation not only stimulates the growth of the severed ...

JCI table of contents: April 22, 2008

... and tumor development in these mice through activation of the signaling molecules Stat3 and, to a lesser extent, Stat1. Further, the activation of Stat3 and Stat1 was found to induce the ... of adiponectin on podocytes were mediated by AMPK activation and a subsequent reduction in Nox4 levels. The ...

Dendreon Publishes Manuscript on CD54 as a Surrogate Marker of Antigen Presenting Cell Activation

... as a surrogate marker of antigen presenting cell activation (APC) activation and validates its utility as a potency measure of ... cells (APC) as a means by which human APC activation could be assessed and most importantly, how such ...

deCODE genetics Announces Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results

... further evidence that DG041 inhibits platelet activation and aggregation through a crucial pathway that is ... manner DG041 dramatically inhibits platelet activation mediated through vasodilator- stimulated ... -- a biomarker useful for gauging platelet activation -- appears to be achievable at doses lower than ...

Telik Reports Preclinical Results at AACR Annual Meeting

... without the need for enzymatic processing, and which does not release an activation byproduct known to be associated with toxicity of other alkylating agents ... Treatment of human cancer cells with TLK58747 led to the activation of the DNA damage-response pathway, and produced G2/M cell cycle arrest in ...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Presents Encouraging Preclinical Data at Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research

... that the data indicates that as a single agent, perifosine targets activation of Akt in neuroblastoma cells and xenografts, and significantly inhibits ... Investigators conclude that findings from this study suggest that Bim activation plays a key role in potentiating the antineoplastic activity of PI3K/Akt ...

VisEn Launches Next-Generation Fast ('Fluorescence Activatible Sensor Technology') Agent Platform for Expanded Performance in Imaging Disease Biomarkers In Vivo

... (TM) quantitative tomography system, tumor fluorescence due to in vivo activation of the agent was clearly detectable as early as 4 hours after injection of ... Dr. Peterson. According to Dr. Peterson, the FAST platform combines an activation site with two internally quenched fluorophores that fluoresce upon ...

Quest PharmaTech Announces Results Showing its Photosensitizer, SL052, is an Effective Immuno-Stimulant when combined with Immunotherapy for the Removal of Solid Tumors

... Dr. Madi R. Madiyalakan, Chief Executive Officer at Quest. "While its activation through either photodynamic or sonodynamic therapy was already ... modalities: surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Its properties of activation with harmless physical agents (light and ultrasound), combined with its ...

Cell Biosciences Delivers Next Generation System to Stanford University

... Immune Monitoring Center (HIMC) at Stanford , will analyze oncoprotein activation in a variety of human clinical samples on the prototype CB1000 and assist ... systems and assays for the measurement of phosphoprotein signaling and activation in extremely small biological samples. Our company's lead product is a ...

Scientists restore movement to paralyzed limbs through artificial brain-muscle connections

... neuroprosthetic devices, one that would link a person's brain to the activation of individual muscles in a paralyzed limb to produce natural control and ... connections between cortical cells and muscles to control coordinated activation of muscles," says Dr. Fetz. If researchers are able to establish a ...

Lorus Therapeutics Provides an Update on Progress in Virulizin(R) Development Program

... the cytokine IL-17E, which in turn triggers an anticancer effect through activation and tumor recruitment of eosinophils. This novel aspect of the anticancer ... a patient's immune system through several mechanisms, including the activation of macrophages and the infiltration of natural killer cells into tumors. ...

Medarex Announces Presentations at Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research

... refractory prostate cancer: dose-dependent induction of CD8+ T cell activation and clinical responses" (Abstract #2539, Clinical Immunotherapy ... scheduled for Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. -- "Mechanism of activation of a human anti-CD70 antibody-MGBA conjugate and efficacy in a nude ...

Surface dislocation nucleation: Strength is but skin deep at the nanoscale, Penn engineers discover

... nature of surface dislocation nucleation. The study showed that the activation volume associated with surface dislocation nucleation is ... much smaller than that of many conventional dislocation processes. Small activation volumes will lead to sensitive temperature and strain-rate dependence of ...

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Announces Milestone Payment from Inflammation Collaboration

... at Sunesis. About Cathepsin S Cathepsin S is an enzyme involved in the activation of immune system T-cells. Inhibiting inappropriate activation of T-cells may lead to novel treatments of certain inflammatory and ...

International team identifies 480 genes that control human cell division

... to identify more than 100 of those genes that have an abnormal pattern of activation in cancer cells. Malignant cells have lost control of the replication process, so detecting differences in cell cycle gene activation in normal and malignant cells provides important clues about how cancers ...

JCI table of contents: Dec. 3, 2007

... activated EGFR was shown to induce the expression of IL-6, which led to activation of STAT3. The clinical significance of this was suggested by the observed ... MANUSCRIPT TITLE: Mutations in the EGFR kinase domain mediate STAT3 activation via IL-6 production in human lung adenocarcinomas AUTHOR CONTACT: ...

Amarin Announces Publication of Pre-Clinical Memory Data in Journal of Neurochemistry

... DS and Lynch MA. (2003) Analysis of IL-1beta -induced cell signaling activation in rat hippocampus following exposure to gamma irradiation: protective ... changes in the aged brain are triggered by interleukin-1 beta -induced activation of p38 and reversed by treatment with eicosapentaenoic acid. J. Biol. ....

Lytix Biopharma and KAEL-GemVax Announce Joint Clinical Trial to Combine LTX-315 and GV1001 Cancer Immunotherapy

... effect necrotic killing of cancer cells. Simulatenously it also causes the release of warning signals from the stressed and dying cells that trigger activation of the immune system. On the other hand GV1001, a telomerase peptide vaccine in phase III trials, is one of the best documented anti-cancer vaccines ...

Israeli scientists show bacteria can plan ahead

... utilizing maltose was partially activated. When they switched the order of the sugars, giving the bacteria maltose first, there was no corresponding activation of lactose genes, implying that bacteria have naturally 'learned' to get ready for a serving of maltose after a lactose appetizer. Another ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Cisbio Bioassays for Technology Innovation

... site of GPCRs through a site-directed mutagenesis strategy," says Frost & Sullivan's Dr. Sudeep Basu. "These studies also provide clues to the activation mechanism of the receptors." It is in this context that Cisbio Bioassays' Tag-lite(TM) technology is innovative and unique. It has aided the ...

Oncothyreon announces clinical data from three product candidates presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

... an inhibitor of the PI-3-kinase/PTEN/AKT pathway, an important survival signaling pathway that is activated in many types of human cancer. Aberrant activation and regulation of PI-3 kinase is implicated in a large proportion of human cancers including breast, glioma, colon, ovarian, prostate and melanoma, ...

MIT, BU engineer cellular circuits that count events

... way. The DIC Counter consists of a series of DNA sequences. Each sequence includes a gene for a different invertase enzyme. When the first activation occurs, the first invertase gene is transcribed and assembled. It then binds the DNA and flips it over, ending its own transcription and setting up ...

Astellas Receives FDA Approval for Use of Prograf(R) (Tacrolimus) in Conjunction With Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) in Kidney Transplant Recipients

... develop posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES). If PRES is suspected or diagnosed, immediate reduction of immunosuppression is advised. activation of latent viral infections, including BK virus-associated nephropathy and JC virus-associated progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), has ...

Multiple Types of Heart Attacks Reduced by Prasugrel in TRITON-TIMI 38 Trial

... Ltd., as a potential treatment, initially for patients with acute coronary syndrome undergoing PCI. Prasugrel works by inhibiting platelet activation and subsequent aggregation by blocking the P2Y12 adenosine diphosphate (ADP) receptor on the platelet surface. Antiplatelet agents prevent platelets ...

Oncothyreon's PX-866 is effective in preclinical model of pulmonary fibrosis

... an inhibitor of the PI-3-kinase/PTEN/AKT pathway, an important survival signaling pathway that is activated in many types of human cancer. Aberrant activation and regulation of PI-3 kinase is implicated in a large proportion of human cancers including breast, glioma, colon, ovarian, prostate and melanoma, ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Presented At ARVO Data Showing That PF-04523655 Enters Retinal Cells And Elicits Its Pharmacologic Effect Via Target Gene Knock-Down Without Activating TLR3

... PF-04523655, a synthetic chemically modified 19-bp siRNA, enters cells in the retina leading to downregulation of its target gene while avoiding activation of Toll Like Receptor 3 (TLR3). Previous studies from Dr. Ambati's laboratory have shown that unmodified 21-mer siRNA molecules exhibit ...

First Patient Dosed in Phase I Clinical Trial of Tigris Pharmaceuticals' GGTI-2418

... suppressor Rb. GGTase I inhibitors also induce apoptosis by a mechanism involving downregulation of the expression of survivin and suppression of the activation of PI3K/Akt. About Tigris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Tigris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a privately held biopharmaceutical company that develops ...

NFGC Conducts Multi-Institutional Research Project in Ovarian Cancer

... cancer. For the first phase of the project, the group will use a biologically-driven approach to characterize gene expression and oncogene activation of copy number and point mutations in preclinical models by profiling ovarian cancer cells and ovarian cancer stem cells. The consortium will also ...

Ascenta Therapeutics Announces Results of Preclinical Evaluation of AT-406 in Multiple Cancer Models

... preventing it from inhibiting caspase activation. Upon binding, AT-406 induces rapid degradation of cIAP-1/2 proteins and promotes apoptosis through activation of caspase-8 and the death-receptor complex. AT-406 is in late-stage preclinical development and has demonstrated strong single-agent antitumor ...

Dendreon Announces Data on PROVENGE Potency and Long-Term Immune Responses in Androgen-Dependent Prostate Cancer

... four dose. Data is being presented in a session titled, "Cancer Vaccines: Human Studies" in a presentation titled, "Antigen presenting cell activation in sipuleucel-T and long-term immune responses in prostate cancer trial" today at 8:00 AM MDT at the 100th Annual Meeting of the Association for ...

Preclinical Data From Amgen's Oncology Pipeline to be Presented at AACR

... (Monday, April 20, 2009, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm) -- AMG 479, a fully human anti-IGF-1R monoclonal antibody, inhibits rapamycin-induced Akt activation in sarcoma cell lines Overview: Evaluated whether AMG 479 could inhibit this feedback-loop mechanism and thus increase the efficacy ...

Cell Biosciences Announces Publication in Nature Medicine

... Professor of Oncology, was senior author on the study. The publication, titled "Nano-fluidic proteomic assay for serial analysis of oncoprotein activation in clinical samples", appeared on April 12, 2009 as an Advance Online Publication in the prestigious journal Nature Medicine . In this work, the ...

Catalyst Biosciences Expands Scientific Advisory Board With Leading Experts in Protease Therapeutic Discovery and Development

... that define a novel pathway for the transport of a select subset of proteins from the ER to the Golgi. Finally, the lab studies the plasminogen activation (PA) system, the central mechanism by which blood clots are broken down (fibrinolysis). Genetically engineered mice are being used to explore the ...

Quest PharmaTech Announces Strategic Alliance with IntelligentNano to Develop Nanotechnology-Based Next Generation SL052

... the side effects associated with currently available cancer treatment modalities: surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Their properties of activation with harmless physical agents (light or ultrasound), combined with their ability to generate cancer vaccines and stimulate an anti-cancer immune ...
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