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Helix Biopharma Corp. Begins Trading on the OTCQX International Market Listing as HXBPF

... Ontario, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX, FSE: HBP; OTCQX: HXBPF) ... www.otcqx.com . "Our OTCQX listing provides helix with enhanced local access to the largest capital ... "Merriman is very pleased to sponsor helix and to serve as their PAL," said Stephen Nash, ...

Helix BioPharma Reports on 2008 Annual General Meeting and Provides Corporate Update

... AURORA, Ontario, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX, FSE: HBP) reports that at ... July 31, 2009. L-DOS47 helix intends to conduct a pre-IND meeting with the FDA ... quarter, ending July 31, 2009. In addition, helix is considering conducting a parallel confirmatory ...

ThromCat(R) XT(TM) Thrombectomy Catheter System Receives CE Mark

... as the original ThromCat product, which utilizes a high-speed rotary helix within a flexible atraumatic 7F extraction catheter to safely and ... first generation disposable device by incorporating an advanced extraction helix technology that improves the product's performance, particularly when used ...

Mark National DNA Day in the U.S. with a Gift from Canada

... America and Watson and Crick announced they had figured out the double helix structure of DNA. Now 55 years later you can watch colour TV on your cell ... in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is marking the anniversary of the double helix and of the sequencing of the human genome in April 2003, by offering ...

Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy Procedure Adoption to Accelerate Due to More Aggressive Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis, According to Millennium Research Group

... Spray , Bacchus Vascular/Covidien's Trellis-8 Peripheral Infusion System, EKOS Corporation's EKOS EndoWave Peripheral Infusion System and ev3's helix Clot Buster Thrombectomy Device. In order to address the clinical controversy regarding whether PMT should be routinely used as a first-line ...

New antibiotics could come from a DNA binding compound that kills bacteria in 2 minutes

... bacteria such as MRSA." The compound [Fe2L3]4+ is an iron triple helicate with three organic strands wrapped around two iron centres to give a helix which looks cylindrical in shape and neatly fits within the major groove of a DNA helix. It is about the same size as the parts of a protein that ...

ASHG hosts fourth annual DNA Day essay contest, supports genetics education efforts

... the fourth annual National DNA Day Essay Contest. Celebrated annually on April 25, National DNA Day commemorates the discovery of DNA's double helix and the completion of the Human Genome Project in April 2003. The essay contest is just one of the many DNA Day activities designed to excite ...

Discovery may result in new test to determine predisposition to cancer

... cells out." The assay determines the efficiency of the repair mechanism when DNA suffers a double-strand break, when both strands in the double helix are severed. These breaks cause genetic instability and are particularly dangerous because they can lead to genome rearrangements or deletions of ...

Video: Injectable-Grade Filler, Now Without the Injections

... to turn back the clock at home." ANEW Clinical Derma-Full X3Facial Filling Serum is an ultra-concentrated, lightweight serum with a unique helix formation that contains the injectable-grade Hyaluronic Acid. In clinical testing, ANEW Clinical Derma-Full X3Facial Filling Serum demonstrated ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- March 4, 2009

... Stu Borman describes a key advance toward a bargain-basement DNA sequencer, a device to determine the chemical instructions in the famed double helix molecule. Called a "nanopore sequencer," it could replace higher-priced sequencing techniques currently in use. The nanopore can identify all four ...

New Skin Revitalizing Product Uses Naturally Occurring Serum for the Repair of Sun Damaged Skin

... and keloid scars It dissolves keratosis pilaris plugs and psoriasis & actinic keratosis scales The keystone biological ingredient, helix Aspersa Müller Glycoconjugates, is a secretion created by and gathered from live snails of that species. After being collected in a humane, ...

Tufts researchers discover link between DNA palindromes and disease

... a ham, a yak, a yam, a hat, a canal-Panama!'" Past DNA research had shown that long palindromes change the shape of the molecule from a double helix into a hairpin or cruciform like structure in a test tube. It was not known, however, whether these changes can occur inside cells and, if so, affect ...

Bold Evolution Transforms National Jewish Medical and Research Center to National Jewish Health

... the lives of patients. The logo has been designed to communicate at multiple levels, including the concept of science (based on the well-known DNA helix and caduceus shapes), transformation (the orange fire of discovery) and life (the human form). "We believe National Jewish Health, the brand ...

Huntsworth plc Releases Interim Statement on First Quarter 2008

... include a number of healthcare communication firms, including Dorland Global, AXIOM, evoke interactive, ApotheCom, Brand Health International, helix and Curatio CME Institute, as well as Grayling Global (formerly The Global Consulting Group), an international public relations, public affairs and ...

Concentric Medical Announces European Release of Expanded Family of Neurovascular Retrievers for use in Stroke Patients

... and is designed for use in larger vessels than the Merci Retrievers currently on the European market. The Merci L4 Retriever has a 2.0 mm cylindrical helix and is designed for use in smaller vessels, further adding to the Merci Retriever portfolio. "The Merci Retrieval System(TM) has been used on many ...

Engineering chimeric polypeptides to illuminate cellular redox states

... clamped-coil state (similar to a helix-coil transition). The coiled state allows the two fluorescent proteins to approach closer than in the extended helix state, where they can more efficiently exchange excitation energy (i.e., a high FRET state). The extent of energy transfer is easily quantified from ...

This is Why DNA Has Its Famous Helix Shape

... physical forces that give DNA its famous double helix shape . The study conducted by Piotr ... between base units along the length of the double helix and on the pairing forces between complementary ... coil in a fairly regular fashion to form a helix of their own, while thymine chains take on a more ...

New Small Vessel Neurovascular Retrievers for Use in Stroke Patients

... restore blood flow to ischemic stroke patients. The Merci L4 Retriever joins the L family of retrievers, incorporating a 2.0 mm cylindrical helix with attached filaments. The filaments provide an additional mechanism for securing the clot during retrieval. The Merci K Mini Retriever ...

Canandian Firm Announces Positive Results from Anti- Cervical Cancer Drug Trials

... The helix BioPharma Corporation has announced positive results from its phase II clinical study of its Topical Interferon Alpha-2b in women with human ...

Man-Made Proteins Could Be More Useful Than Real Ones

... placed the “water-hating” hydrophobic segments of the molecule in the core of the structure. Other features, too, were remarkably similar to a coiled helix bundle formed of á-amino acids. “What is interesting about the a-peptide bundle is its similarity to á-helical bundles when viewed from afar,” ...

Fimbriae Help Bacteria Stick Around Inside the Body

... tenacity of E. coli clinging to mucousal surfaces. The tiny fiber-like protrusions are made up of interlocking protein segments in a tightly coiled helix shape, like a seven-nanometer-wide Slinky toy. The researchers found that under force, the fimbriae stretch to many times their original length as ...

A Human Brain Gene Could Hold Clues On The Evolution Of Brain Capacity

... them to interact with proteins and other molecules. These RNA structures involve the same kind of base pairing that holds together a double-stranded helix of DNA. UCSC researchers were able to demonstrate a stable structure for HAR1 RNA from humans and other vertebrates. Furthermore, 10 of the 18 ...

Streptococcus Bacterium Enzyme Identified

... Professor Gary Black and his team from Newcastle University have found a triple stranded beta helix shaped enzyme which is responsible for the increased pathogenicity produced by Streptococcus bacterium. // Streptococcus is a gram positive bacterium ...

Cell molecules behind neuro degenerative diseases

... exceeds a critical value, the glutamines tend to take on a specific shape in the protein called a beta helix. Moreover, the tendency to form a beta helix increases as glutamine tract length becomes longer. Source: Newswi