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Verenium and Add Food Service GmbH Announce Commercial Distribution Partnership for Fuelzyme(R) and Veretase(TM) Enzymes

... Verenium is working to ensure that our current alpha amylase products are able to achieve maximum ... long-term," she added. Fuelzyme and Veretase alpha amylases are high performance enzymes for the ... products in North America. About Fuelzyme alpha Amylase ...

Generation of a severe memory-deficit mutant mouse by exclusively eliminating the kinase activity of CaMKIIalpha

... Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II alpha (CaMKII alpha) is an enzyme that adds phosphates ... substrates to modify their functions. CaMKII alpha is enriched in the hippocampus, the memory ... role of the enzymatic activity of CaMKII alpha in such processes has not been demonstrated yet, ...

Immunologists identify biochemical signals that help immune cells remember how to fight infection

... previously showed that two molecules interferon alpha and another signaling protein, cytokine, or IL-12 ... system churns out both IL-12 and interferon alpha in large quantities in response to a viral ... killers while those that receive interferon alpha turn into long-term memory cells. "Regardless ...

New research confirms milestone study on blood pressure meds

... by slowing the flow of calcium into the heart and alpha blockers, which also relax blood vessels. In ... ALLHAT study (chlorthalidone) was superior to the alpha blocker (doxazosin) in protecting against stroke ... clinical outcome trials confirm that neither alpha blockers, angiotensin-converting enzyme ...

Presented Data Confirm That RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin) Provides Rapid, Highly Effective, Symptom Relief for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Patients

... RAPAFLO (TM) is a new, uniquely selective alpha blocker for the treatment of the signs and ... activity by binding with high affinity to the alpha (1A) receptors concentrated in the prostate. The ... in BPH symptoms. The binding affinity for the alpha (1B) receptors that cause smooth muscle in ...

Electrical Signal in Brain Seems to Warn of 'Mistakes'

... made an error. The increases involved alpha waves in the occipital region, located in the ... front region of the brain, which seemed to reduce alpha wave activity in the occipital region. "It ... measure of attention -- we can monitor these alpha waves, which tell us that attention is waning," ...

ALOKA Introduce the 'ProSound Advanced Performance 09 Upgrade' for the ProSound Alpha 7 Diagnostic Ultrasound System at ECR 2009 in Vienna, Austria

... Performance 09 Upgrade" for the high-end ProSound alpha 7 system. The upgrade will be exhibited at ECR ... radiology and surgical procedures, the ProSound alpha 7 offers a comprehensive imaging solution for ... ALOKA's European Headquarters. The ProSound alpha 7 Advanced Performance 09 upgrade introduces a ...

Common treatment for chronic prostatitis fails to reduce symptoms

... evidence supporting the use of antibiotics or alpha blockers for chronic prostatitis, more than ... and more than one-half regularly prescribe alpha blockers such as alfuzosin for the condition, according to a recent survey supported by NIDDK. alpha blockers are a class of drugs that relax the ...

A new relationship between brain derived neurotrophic factor and inflammatory signaling

... linked to functional changes in the expression of alpha 1 containing GABA-A receptors, the main ... adults. Decrease of GABA-A receptors containing alpha 1 subunits at the synapse, and increase of receptors containing alpha 4, has been associated with spontaneous seizures. ...

Watson Receives US FDA Approval for RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin) for the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

... RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin), the company's new alpha blocker for the treatment of the signs and ... annually, of which $1.7 billion is attributed to alpha blockers. "RAPAFLO's approval is the most ... RAPAFLO binds with high affinity to the alpha (1A) receptors concentrated in the prostate, ...

WaferGen's SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR System to Begin Alpha Testing at University of Pittsburgh Medical School

... Company Sends Final alpha System and Key Oncology Gene Panel Assays to ... systems, today announced that it has shipped the alpha version of its SmartChip(TM) Real-Time PCR ... of Pittsburgh Medical School to initiate the alpha testing program for the system and panels as part ...

Discovery of new signal pathway important to diabetes research

... insulin, which reduces sugar levels, and that alpha cells produce glucagon, which boosts them. This ... team focused on the latter. They discovered that alpha cells also secreted glutamate, which facilitates ... sugar concentrations in the blood, upon which the alpha cells then start to secrete glucagon and ...

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Celebrates St. Jude Partnership

... PHILADELPHIA, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Kappa alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. announced today that it is ... TN, May 12-13, 2008. The membership of Kappa alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., has taken on the awesome ... to the betterment of mankind." Kappa alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. has supported the efforts of ...

Monoclonal antibody Hb3: A marker for colon cancer progression or as a therapeutic target?

... and the characteristic expression of agrNp63 alpha that is considered a potential oncogene in the ... the oncogenic potential of agrNp63 alpha.agrNp63 alpha is overexpressed in several epithelial cancers, ... in nude mice. It is hypothesized that agrNp63 alpha promotes survival and the maintenance of ...

Gourmetceuticals Presents Findings on Science You Can Eat at Experimental Biology 2008

... study of diet supplementation with phosphorylated alpha glucomannan polysaccharide, GLPH-1 (poster ... The second study The presence of an alpha glucomannan polysaccharide, GLPH-1, (IF-S) ... agents. The third study IF-S, a phosphorylated alpha glucomannan polysaccharide, GLPH-1, induces ...

Algeta Receives IND Approval for Alpharadin(TM) to Commence Clinical Development in the USA

... that harness the unique characteristics of alpha particle emitters and are potent, well-tolerated ... is a novel bone-seeking therapeutic based on the alpha particle emitter radium-223 and may ... tumor-targeting molecules by linking them to the alpha particle emitter thorium-227. The Company is ...

NIAID scientists identify new cellular receptor for HIV

... a cell adhesion molecule known as integrin alpha 4 beta 7 as another potentially important ... virus really takes hold. We found that integrin alpha 4 beta 7, whose natural function is to direct T ... part of the HIV envelope, binds to integrin alpha 4 beta 7 on CD4+ T cells, which promotes the ...

March of Dimes Works to Eliminate Racial Gaps in Infant Health

... 30 years, the March of Dimes has partnered with alpha Phi alpha fraternity and Zeta Phi Beta sorority. March of Dimes chapters have worked with alpha ...

Treatment capitalizes on unique qualities of radioisotope to prolong lives of brain tumor patients

... which the visible tumor had been removed. Because alpha particles, such as those emitted by astatine-211, ... to deliver the fatal payload. Compared to other alpha emitters, astatine-211 has a relatively short ... may use a radiotherapeutic cocktail of both alpha and beta particles attached to the same ...

DNA (driver of nicotine addiction)

... two proteins (are their genes) are termed the alpha 3 and alpha 5 nicotinic receptor subunits, so-called because ... provide convincing proof that variations in the alpha 3 ...

Medifacts Systems, Inc. Grants Exclusive License for Genetic Test Patent to Mayo Clinic

... patent to Mayo Clinic. The patented test detects alpha Thalassemia mutations and their use as predictors ... subcutaneously. The severity of alpha thalassemia is correlated with the number ... four loci are affected, the condition is called alpha thalassemia trait with mild microcytic ...

PEGINTRON(TM) and REBETOL(R) Approved in European Union for Retreating Hepatitis C Patients Who Failed Previous Pegylated or Non-Pegylated Interferon Therapy

... C whose prior treatment with interferon alpha (pegylated or non-pegylated) and ribavirin ... to one or more courses of interferon alpha plus ribavirin combination therapy (HCV-RNA ... have not been previously treated with interferon alpha and who are at least 18 years of age. PEGINTRON ...

Abbott Researchers Target Neuronal Nicotinic Receptors for Treatment of Pain and Cognition

... include and extend beyond NNR therapeutics: alpha 4 Beta 2 NNR Agonist Program ABT-089 is a ... ABT-894 is an NNR agonist, which targets the alpha 4 Beta 2 NNR subtype. It has demonstrated ... affinity for and full functional efficacy at the alpha 4 Beta 2 NNR subtype. Similar to other NNR ...

Aloka to Unveil New 'ProSound' Diagnostic Ultrasound System at the 17th World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 7th to 11th of October 2007 in Florence, Italy

... of October 2007 in Florence, Italy. The ProSound alpha 7 is a powerful, friendly and compact premium ... Yoshikawa, President of ALOKA. The ProSound alpha 7 inherits the technologies from the company's flagship model ProSound alpha 10. Some of the key features include ...

Cell Conversion Shows Promise for Diabetes Treatment

... change their identity to become beta cells. The body senses the loss of alpha cells and replaces them with new ones, which are also converted into beta ... said. One focus of further investigation is determining whether the alpha to beta cell conversion can be kept under control. "Too many beta cells ...

Survey Compares Aussie and English Barbeque Attitudes

... The English Barbecuer is relatively timid and status-modest alpha with nocturnal habits, preferring to barbecue in the evening and being no ... as guests are expected to bring their own to the altar. The Aussie alpha display is more about demonstrating short bursts of power through physical ...

DaVita Donates Toys, Shoes and School Supplies for Army National Guard to Distribute in Iraq

... Berwyn business office (known as Team Liberty) which were distributed by alpha Company to the children and families in Asaf. Donations included ... get things over there quickly, and we did." Since January 2009, alpha Company (1st Battalion 112th Infantry, 56th Stryker Brigade) has overseen ...

St. Jude Scientists Discover a New Mechanism Controlling Neuronal Migration

... work, Solecki and his colleagues identified a control molecule called Par6 alpha that regulates this migration. Other researchers had produced evidence ... In further experiments, the researchers also showed that Par6 alpha regulates Myosin II motor activity, shedding light on how the machinery is ...

New Report Just Published: World Hepatitis C Virus And Therapeutics Market Report

... corresponding Graph/Chart) II-1 Market Overview II-2 Pegylated alpha Interferon Plus Ribavirin - The Standard Therapy II-2 Approved Drugs ... and Ribavirin Drugs (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-2 alpha Interferons and Ribavirin are Here to Stay II-3 Interferon-based Drugs ...

New approach for treating recurrent prostate cancer on the horizon

... One group of mice was injected with 213 Bi-DOTA-PESIN, which emits alpha particles that are effective at killing cancer cells. The other group was ... in tumor cell-killing, but can also cause damage to nearby healthy cells. alpha particles are able to kill cancer cells without damaging surrounding ...

Multiple Sclerosis - What Are People With MS and Their Health Care Providers Really Thinking?

... Serono is a leader in fertility treatments, with Gonal-f(R) (follitropin alpha for injection), Luveris(R) (lutropin alfa for injection) and Ovidrel(R) Prefilled Syringe (choriogonadotropin alpha injection). With a clear focus on the patient and a leadership presence ...

Cephalon Acquires Controlling Interest in Arana Therapeutics

... lead compound, ART621, is a new generation tumor necrosis factor (TNF) alpha blocker in development for patients with inflammatory diseases. Arana has a strong patent portfolio related to anti-TNF alpha antibodies and receives royalties from Abbott Laboratories and Johnson ...

iDrug Technology Hopes to Promote Economic Stimulus at the Subconscious Level of Every Citizen

... people operate in beta," said Paul Galaviz, the creator of iDrug. "The alpha and theta levels make it easier for you to reprogram your mind. Delta ... during deep sleep." He recommends starting with tracks that generate alpha frequencies and progressing to the other levels as needed. After ...

CIDP Treated With Plasma-Derived Therapy

... in people with immune deficiencies and other serious conditions, and alpha 1 proteinase inhibitor used to treat people with alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency, also known as genetic emphysema. ...

Pittsburgh Day Spa Welcomes Dermatologist, Ana C. Busquets, MD, FAAD And Is Accepting New Patients In Upper St. Clair And Cranberry Locations

... and Radcliffe Dean’s List, as well as a member of the prestigious alpha Omega alpha Society. Dr. Busquets has also been honored with the Elizabeth Cary ...

EMD Serono and FAST FORWARD, LLC Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Development of Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis

... Serono is a leader in fertility treatments, with Gonal-f(R) (follitropin alpha for injection), Luveris(R) (lutropin alfa for injection) and Ovidrel(R) Prefilled Syringe (choriogonadotropin alpha injection). With a clear focus on the patient and a leadership presence in ...

MRSA study suggests strategy shift needed to develop effective therapeutics

... in the bacteria was killing the immune cells, they found that levels of alpha toxin and alpha-type phenol-soluble modulins (PSMs) were significantly ... compared with the other strains. Earlier NIAID studies determined that alpha toxin and alpha-type PSMs play a crucial role in determining the severity ...

Cephalon Launches Takeover Offer for Australian Biotechnology Company, Arana Therapeutics

... lead compound, ART621, is a new generation tumor necrosis factor (TNF ) alpha blocker in development for patients with inflammatory diseases. Arana has a strong patent portfolio related to anti-TNF alpha antibodies and receives royalties from Abbott Laboratories and Johnson ...

Transcendental Meditation buffers students against college stress: Study

... a measure of coordinated functioning of executive brain areas; Higher alpha and lower gamma EEG, a change in processing style from attention to outer ... Integration Scale Higher scores mean greater frontal coherence, more alpha activity, and better match of brain activation and task demands. Higher ...

Grammy-nominated Singer Angie Stone Encourages African-Americans in Birmingham to Fearlessly FACE Diabetes

... College ; More Than Conqueror Faith Church; Phi Iota Omega Chapter of the alpha Kappa alpha Sorority Inc. and UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Clinic. About Eli ...
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