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New research identifies faster detection of viruses

... for present-day drug discovery programmes. The interactions between transmembrane protein receptors and their ... to medical research. However, measuring these interactions is challenging due to the special architecture ... silicon micro-cantilevers can measure such interactions rapidly in such conditions. The researchers ...

Research Published in Nature Medicine Shows Disruption of Chemokine Interactions Inhibits Atherosclerosis in Mice

... Nature Medicine shows that the disruption of the interactions between two small signaling proteins called ... et al., Nature Med, 2009 ) "Disrupting interactions between PF4 and RANTES is a novel approach to ... characterized the structure of the PF4-RANTES interactions using NMR spectroscopy and then designed a series ...

EMD Serono to Adopt Revised and Strengthened PhRMA Code

... the revised and strengthened PhRMA Code on interactions with Healthcare Professionals. The revised ... today. The revised Code reaffirms that interactions between company representatives and healthcare ... purpose of the enhanced Code to ensure that interactions between industry and healthcare professionals ...

The closest look ever at native human tissue

... Seeing proteins in their natural environment and interactions inside cells has been a long-standing goal. Using ... In this way we have gained a new view on the interactions of molecules that underlie cell adhesion in ... available about a proteins position and interactions in a cell was based on either light microscopy ...

Blue dye could hold the key to super processing power

... make the metal centres of MPc have tiny magnetic interactions with one another. Like placing two compasses ... the team can now control a set of microscopic interactions between the molecules. Current information ... increase memory. So far the team can switch the interactions from on/off and change the state of the ...

Researchers measure carbon nanotube interaction

... Instead, it depends on the intricate electronic interactions between the nanotube and the functional group. ... Nature Nanotechnology. Understanding the interactions between carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and individual ... who performed ab initio simulations of the interactions of functional groups with the sidewall of a ...

When proteins, antibodies and other biological molecules kiss, a new kind of biosensor can tell

... at Vanderbilt University that can measure the interactions between free-floating, unlabeled biological ... the strength with which they react, even when the interactions are extremely weak. In fact, the researchers have ... 2007 issue of the journal Science. Molecular interactions are the very heart of biology, says Professor of ...

When proteins, antibodies and other biological molecules kiss, a new kind of biosensor can tell

... at Vanderbilt University that can measure the interactions between free-floating, unlabeled biological ... the strength with which they react, even when the interactions are extremely weak. In fact, the researchers have ... 2007 issue of the journal Science. Molecular interactions are the very heart of biology, says Professor of ...

DOE awards $377 million in funding for 46 energy frontier research centers

... million for five years to discover and develop materials that control the interactions between light, electricity, and heat at the nanoscale for improved solar ... IN) $20 million for five years to use fundamental knowledge about the interactions between catalysts and plant cell walls to design improved processes for ...

New method may accelerate drug discovery for difficult diseases like Parkinson's

... called cyclic peptides, which are capable of targeting the protein-protein interactions found in almost every cellular process. Most current drugs act by wedging ... protein surfaces, rendering the drugs ineffective for inhibiting the key interactions among proteins that occur at these surfaces. Cyclic peptides have the ...

MMR Offers Free Surgical Masks to Call Attention to Importance of Personal Health Records in Preparing for Possible Swine Flu Pandemic

... a powerful Drug Reference Tool that allows users to instantly check for interactions between the prescription and over-the-counter medications they are taking. ... and the drug reference tool can help reduce the chance of dangerous drug interactions which reportedly claim nearly 100,000 lives each year. The ...

Life sticks: UC San Diego bioengineer's sticky insights published in journal Science

... the capacity to form complex multilayer organisms through cell-cell interactions is likely based on the evolutionary advantage to adhere to new ... previously assumed to be dissimilar and foster new interdisciplinary interactions like we have here at UCSD with the Institute for Engineering in Medicine." ...

New organic material may speed Internet access

... to silicon circuitry, creating a new ability to perform the light-to-light interactions necessary for data processing in all-optical networks. The nanophotonic ... this by using a molecular structure that decreases inter-molecular interactions and promotes the formation of a homogeneous solid state. We then heated ...

Cadient Group's GEL Interactive Technologies to Launch Immerse(SM) Exhibit 4.0 at EXHIBITOR2009

... platform. GEL's Immerse platform enables customers to optimize interactions with prospects within convention exhibits. It can identify and segment ... it captures the important intelligence that occurs when precision-based interactions are possible. We're excited to show that Immerse has the most actionable ...

Models present new view of nanoscale friction

... materials as a collection of atoms, monitoring their positions and interactions throughout the entire sliding process. "For the first time, we modeled ... similar to experiments, while maintaining atomic resolution and realistic interactions between atoms," say Szlufarska. The team discovered simple laws of ...

Nanotechnologists gain powerful new materials probe

... But with MACS, we might be able to get detailed information about magnetic interactions even from a nano-structured thin film sample. These are the sort of interactions that nanotechnologists are trying to take advantage of when they design ...

Surface plasmon resonances of metal nanoparticles in array can have narrower spectral widths

... to increase signal levels for sensor applications, the electromagnetic interactions between the particles have often been overlooked. A team led by Ken ... at SEAS, showed that by spacing a nanoparticle array appropriately, the interactions between nanoparticles can be optimized. The study, published in the ...

Cadient Group's GEL Interactive Technologies to Present and Exhibit at CBI's 5th Annual Forum

... (CBI) 5th Annual Forum on Defining Appropriate and Effective interactions with Thought Leaders and Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs). CBI's 5th Annual ... learn processes, communication strategies, and guidelines for effective interactions with KOLs. Mr. Kent will explore the topic of "The Growing Importance ...

Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno Revolutions to be Explored at Convergence08 Unconference - Forecaster Paul Saffo to Keynote

... ) on Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno (NBIC) technologies and their interactions will be held November 15-16 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain ... on Nano-Bio-Info-Cogno (NBIC) technologies and their interactions will be held November 15-16, 2008 at the Computer History Museum in ...

True properties of carbon nanotubes measured

... When nanotubes are packed together, they typically have very weak interactions along their surfaces; a spun nanotube rope would not be nearly as strong ... constituents. However, irradiation may be the key to improving these interactions by inducing covalent bonds between tubes. If the properties of nanotubes ...

Membrane complexes take flight

... at the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol have revealed that the interactions within membrane complexes can be maintained intact in the vacuum of a mass ... to the alien conditions inside the mass spectrometer. "Even if interactions between proteins within the membrane could be maintained we would not have ...

Microsoft scientist highlights urgent need for new computer models to address climate change

... most vulnerable to deforestation. This means that protecting plant-animal interactions must also be a cornerstone of conservation policy, because the interactions not only create and maintain biodiversity, but also increase resistance to ...

Xceed Molecular Grants Gen-Probe License to Xceed's Flow-Thru Chip(R) Technology for Multiplex Molecular Diagnostics

... that extend from the upper to the lower surface of the chip. Molecular interactions occur within the three-dimensional matrix of these channels as target solutions pass through. This approach facilitates specific interactions between target molecules and immobilized probes, resulting in ...

Sidec AB Expands Into New Offices

... Tomography(TM), it is possible to study monoclonal antibody/receptor interactions and reveal the molecular impact of the drug molecule on its target. ... to expand to its full potential. About Sidec: Sidec studies molecular interactions in situ and in vitro using its proprietary technology Protein ...

Sidec Announces the First Protein Tomography(TM) Award at Sidec's Executive Forum at PEGS

... and Medical Biochemistry, MedImmune showed how antibody conformations and interactions can be studied by Protein Tomography(TM). At the Forum, Wim, K. Bleeker, ... Hans Johansson CEO at Sidec AB. About Sidec: Sidec studies molecular interactions in situ and in vitro using its proprietary technology Protein ...

UC Berkeley Expands Molecular Toxicology Curriculum to Include GeneGo's Platform

... in the future toward 'systems biology' that is, looking at the complex interactions of metabolic, genetic, protein, and cellular elements with the goal of ... Toxicology course. "The complexity of these chemical/biological interactions resulting from environmental exposures, food sources, or pharmaceutical ...

InterMune Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights

... well tolerated over 14 days, with no treatment-related serious adverse events (SAEs), dose reductions or discontinuations. There were no drug-drug interactions between the compounds. On April 21, InterMune reported that the INFORM-1 study had been expanded by three additional cohorts to explore the ...

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... and reporting of results from preclinical studies and clinical trial evaluating Amicus' candidate drug products, and the timing of updates on the interactions with the FDA on the AT2220 program. Words such as, but not limited to, "look forward to," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," "intend," ...

W.M. Keck Foundation Awards $1 Million to Hutchinson Center Scholar to Study How Cells Go Awry

... in pursuit of groundbreaking biomedical research. Shou, an assistant member of the Center's Basic Sciences Division, studies social interactions between cells. Her lab set up an artificial system in which two sets of yeast cells are forced to cooperate when each lacks the ability to make an ...

Bacteria pack their own demise

... board. It's in the genes For years, Nathalie De Jonge, Remy Loris and their colleagues of the VIB Department of Molecular and Cellular interactions at VUB, have applied their relentless dedication to the study of the precise structure and function of the toxin-antitoxin complex, a system that had ...

Muscular protein bond -- strongest yet found in nature

... atomic force microscope. Well characterized mechanical "fingerprints" made it possible to distinguish single-molecule events from non-specific interactions as well as from multi-molecule events. Their measurements confirm that in the direction that corresponds to muscular contraction and relaxation, ...

Evidence for a New Genetic Link to Therapeutic Efficacy for Alzheimer's Disease

... Inc., a biotechnology company delivering breakthrough therapies in central nervous system diseases, today announced further evidence for genetic interactions impacting the efficacy of the ketogenic compound AC-1202 (Axona(TM)) in Alzheimer's disease. New data from the company's previously completed ...

CEL-SCI Files Patent Application to Support Company's Treatment for More Virulent Strain of H1N1 Swine and Other Influenza Viruses

... immunity and antigen specific antibody production in animal models. The concept behind the L.E.A.P.S. technology is to directly mimic cell/cell interactions on the dendritic and T-cell surface with synthetic peptides. The L.E.A.P.S. constructs containing the antigenic disease epitope linked to an ...

Celsis Outlines the Top Five Advantages of Cryo-plateable Hepatocytes

... 2006. About Celsis IVT Celsis IVT is the premier world provider of specialized in vitro products for the study of metabolism, drug-drug interactions and toxicity in drug discovery and development. Since 1990, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies have relied on Celsis IVT for quality in ...

'Designer molecules' being developed to fight disease

... of function in the body and protein therapeutic drugs can perform better when compared to some synthetic small molecule drugs that may have unwanted interactions within the body." "Current methods to generate protein therapeutic are cumbersome and time consuming. At the University of Leicester, we have ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Cisbio Bioassays for Technology Innovation

... homogenous fluorescence methodologies via its proprietary technology, HTRF(R), a highly sensitive, robust technology for the detection of molecular interactions and widely used by the pharmaceutical industry for the high throughput screening stage of drug development. In addition, Cisbio Bioassays produces a ...

A breakthrough toward industrial production of fluorescent nanodiamonds

... sciences. In biology/medicine, the coupling of fluorescent dyes, to proteins or nucleic acids (RNA, DNA) allows one to investigate their fate and interactions in cultured cells or in the body. Similarly, fluorescence is used in material sciences to detect electromagnetic fields, for optic storage or ...

Leading North American Emergency Medical Services Provider British Columbia Ambulance Service Selects NICE Inform for Improved Service

... -- NICE Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: NICE ), the global provider of advanced solutions that enable organizations to extract Insight from interactions to drive performance, today announced that the British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS), the sole ambulance service and provider of pre-hospital ...

Blazing Trails: Dr. Ellery Knake Remembered for His Contributions to Weed Science

... policy director. "This next wave of weed scientists is poised to explore some of the most important issues facing our modern world - from the interactions among climate change, soil conservation and weed management techniques to how we can continue to feed a growing population as we lose cropland to ...

CEL-SCI Developing Immune-Based Treatment Against Swine and Other H1N1 Flu Viruses Using Proprietary L.E.A.P.S. Technology

... immunity and antigen specific antibody production in animal models. The concept behind the L.E.A.P.S. technology is to directly mimic cell/cell interactions on the dendritic and T-cell surface with synthetic peptides. The L.E.A.P.S. constructs containing the antigenic disease epitope linked to an ...
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