Tag: "bioengineered" at medical news
Lactococcus Strain may Offer End to Food Allergies
Non-pathogenic gut bacteria, bioengineered
to produce a compound that regulates immune respon... with Lothar Steidler from University College Cork bioengineered
a strain of Lactococcus lactis to produce anti-inflammatory interleukin-10 (IL-10), a potential regu...
Genetically Altered Cells Prevent Lethal Infections in Substituted Skin
..."If we can add these genetically modified cells to bioengineered
skin substitutes, it would provide an important defense system boost during the initial grafting period, when the skin is most susceptible to infection," explains Supp, an adjunct research associate professor at the University of Cincinnati (UC) and ...
A New Rapid 3-D Cell-Growth Technique For Growing Heart Muscle
...igan are reporting significant progress in growing bioengineered
heart muscle (BEHM), with organized cells, capable...ilt in the lab, then we can work toward building a bioengineered
heart.' He notes that while many other labs focus on growing one heart component, only U-M is workin...
Engineered Tissue Implants benefited Knee Injured patients
...e cartilage injuries could be possibly repaired by bioengineered
tissue implants //without any signs of osteoarthritis progression. 'The maturation of cartilage implanted with engineered tissue has taken only about 12 months and this is the first of its kind to study' – researchers reports. The study, 'Matura...
Tobacco plant based Vaccine against Plague
...The researchers were able to produce vaccines from bioengineered
// plant which is found to be effective against guinea pigs which were exposed to pneumonic plague bacterium. The researchers are to start a clinical trial of the new vaccine in human to study the efficacy of the new vaccine. The researchers have rep...
Treating Sickle Cell Anemia using Healthy Stem Cells
...s responsible for causing sickle cell anemia // in bioengineered
mice with healthy stem cells from embryos leading ...lobin gene, though the work has been successful in bioengineered
mice containing human genes it has to be done in human clinical trial. Gene therapy and stem cell th...
Tamiflu substrate produced from Bioengineered Bacteria
...facturer of Tamiflu is planning to use genetically bioengineered
E.coli bacterium to produce shikimic acid by ferme...heap carbohydrate source which will be used by the bioengineered
E.coli as a substrate for production of high quality Shikimic acid....
Hope for Chemo-Resistant Leukemia Patients
...-based recombinant immunotoxins. An immunotoxin is bioengineered
and consists of only the most essential and functional part of the antibodies that are commonly used to fight leukemia. One of those immunotoxins, BL-22, is showing encouraging results in a phase II study. Researchers say in a phase I study, 19 of 3...
New lung cancer vaccine on the anvil
...ound up into individual cells. The cells were then bioengineered
to make a T-cell alerting chemical signal. Patients got injections of this vaccine once or twice a week. Lead researcher Dranoff said that this is the first time a vaccine has been developed against lung cancer and the phase I study showed positive ...