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Alzheimer cure

Restoring a signalling molecule to the brain reverses Alzheimer-like damage in mic...ers now reveal that it is the lack of a signalling molecule called nerve growth// factor (NGF) which underlies this neuronal loss. In mice with experimental for...

Focus on DNA transcription

...rie and her students found that when the precursor molecule does not occupy the newly discovered site, the enzyme copies the DNA slowly.When the molecule occupies the site, producton of RNA kicks into overdrive.The process than occurs about 10 times fast...

Helping the neurology of kidney failure

...g laboratory rats. They find that nitric oxide - a molecule which acts as a chemical signal - interacts with free radicals so creating a condition called oxidative stress, which damages brain cells. However, if rats with kidney failure are treated with an antioxidant drug, much of this damage can be prevented...

Pharma majors gear to supply anti-anthrax drug

...num. In India, Ciprofloxacin is the second largest molecule after Amoxycillin....

Poisonous Parkinson's molecule discovered

Researchers in Texas have found a molecule which may harm the brain areas involved in Parkins...sease, they found high concentrations of a related molecule called ADTIQ. It was particularly localised in the substantia nigra, and so it may be an important c...

Biotechnology on the lead

...ting work. We can take a non-toxic fragment of the molecule and produce a safer, but still very effective vaccine that has no toxicity in and of itself."...

Detection of Cancer

...h team, said the blood test is based on a specific molecule which appears to be missing when cancers begin to develop."The lack of this diagnostic molecule may be associated with the ability of cancers to escape the immune system and cause disease," he sai...

Control of inflammation

... for signal and sensor, Sitkovsky notes. A simple molecule that leads a busy life, adenosine is the core of the cell’s energy-containing compound, ATP, and elevated levels of it in the brain appear to cause sleep. Despite its numerous roles adenosine has received little attention from immunologists, says Sit...

Variation in breast cancer

...animal products, and fat, cause higher levels of a molecule called insulin-like growth factor, and more of the female sex hormone oestrogen. Both can promote breast cancer. Another factor important in cancer is exposure to sunlight. Having more UVB radiation, which means higher levels of vitamin D, seems to b...

Hidden influenza virus protein found

... suspiciously long for mere junk.Wondering if this molecule might be a bonafide protein, Dr. Yewdell’s team de...de. If it were a protein, large quantities of the molecule should be present. Dr. Yewdell used a technique called immunofluorescence, which makes the molecule ...

Focused Treatment For Childhood Cancer

...rstood type of childhood brain cancer has a unique molecule signature that may point to which therapies could ...ased activity of Sonic Hedgehog (SHH), a signaling molecule crucial to brain development, is linked to one type of medulloblastoma. "As compared to chemotherapy...

Sun Pharma to launch chiral version of omeprazole soon

...razole’ - within this month. The chiral version of molecule is a derivative with lesser side-effects// and, hence, could be termed as more efficient than the molecule itself. Officials of Sun Pharmaceuticals confirmed about the introduction of the product shortly in...

AAI Pharma Files Lawsuit Against Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

...ithdrew from developing its licensed anti-diabetes molecule to Novo Nordisk that had been sub-licensed to Novartis....

Scientists found ancient Human Germ Killer

...s allowed them not only to assemble the chain-like molecule but also to bend it into a circle, then ``fold'' t...e near future.'' He added: ``I truly believe this molecule has a lot of promise.''...

A new recovery for heart attacks

...ound under low-oxygen levels, HIF loses a hydroxyl molecule from an asparagine amino acid on this other domain. This changes the shape of the protein and allows it to activate the genes. "The finding has implications for treating heart diseases in which tissues are deprived of oxygen because the blood vessel...

Glenmark’s new molecule to go through trial

... said its newly- found andti-diabetic/anti-obesity molecule will be put into clinical trials by later this yea.... The company is scouting for partners to take the molecule into advanced phases of clinical trials. Mr. Saldahna said that the pre-clinical trials for the mole...

Researchers trick Alzheimer's Enzyme

...hemical trick, called "click chemistry," to make a molecule that blocks neurotransmitter destruction caused by...that, when pieced together, create a single larger molecule with no by-products -- an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. With the blocks in place, the essential in...

DNA helps in cellular function

...rie and her students found that when the precursor molecule does not occupy the newly discovered site, the enzyme copies the DNA slowly.When the molecule occupies the site, producton of RNA kicks into overdrive.The process than occurs about 10 times fast...

Compressed DNA aids gene patients

...ilding an entire human.// This means that the DNA molecule is long and unwieldy. Doctors are looking for ways to smuggle or slip their modified DNA strands into the cells they want to change. Other methods involve using viruses - which "infect" the cell and pass on the new genes that way, or encasing the ...

Chemists Discover Cation Considered Too Unstable To Exist

...e theory said it was unstable. // "I’ve said this molecule is unstable and doesn’t exist dozens of times in organic chemistry class, but, as it turns out, the molecule had different ideas," said Joseph B. Lambert, Clare Hamilton Hall Professor of Chemistry at Northwes...

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