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Hydroxyurea derivatives kill colon cancer cells

...ous side effects. This prompted the researchers to synthesize similar drugs with different structures that they hypothesized would be less likely to cause complications. The researchers tested the drugs against colon cancer implants in mice. One of the compounds, EPH116, blocked the tumor growth at doses that ...

Beehives to curb caries

...of glucosyltransferase (Gtf) enzymes, enzymes that synthesize glucans from sucrose and promote the binding of cariogenic bacteria to teeth, critical steps in the development of decay. This natural substance is actually used by bees to strengthen and protect their hive from germs and foreign invaders. Worker h...

Beehives to curb dental caries

...of glucosyltransferase (Gtf) enzymes, enzymes that synthesize glucans from sucrose and promote the binding of cariogenic bacteria to teeth, critical steps in the development of decay. This natural substance is actually used by bees to strengthen and protect their hive from germs and foreign invaders. Worker h...

Brain stem cells to help in producing insulin

...One reason for such is inability of the patient to synthesize insulin in the body. The work of the Stanford researchers may be one of the first in the direction of diabetes control when the body can resume insulin secretion after treatment. The researchers had taken human neural progenitor cells taken from bra...

Mothers diet in pregnancy and after can prevent daughter’s breast cancer

...of fatty acids essential to the body. Body cannot synthesize these essential fatty acids and so they have to be eaten for the body to accept them. These are found in grains, most plant-based oils, poultry, and eggs as well as in fishes, canola and flaxseed oils, soybeans and nuts. The research report, which i...

Eleutherobin From Coral Fights Cancer Cells

...ute quantities. But, scientists are working out to synthesize large quantities of the drug in the laboratory, bu...een a very difficult laborious work to isolate and synthesize the product. Professor Mann's team is making good progress in simplifying the procedure to create a ...

Research Shows Carbon Monoxide Prevents Inflammations

...ked the gene for the Hmox enzyme and was unable to synthesize carbon monoxide. Another group produced unusually high levels of Hmox and CO. When the scientists’ transplanted windpipes from one type of mouse into the other, genetic differences between the two strains of mice triggered transplant rejection, infla...

Yet Another Use For Cocoa Flavonols

...ent flavonols. They also say that they are able to synthesize not only those found in nature but also compounds tailored to specific needs. Several studies in recent years have demonstrated that the flavonols found in cocoa and dark chocolate have heart health benefits and new work is beginning to elucidate t...

Cholesterol Mystery Solved By Nobel Laureates

...holesterol intake reduces SREBP and the genes that synthesize cholesterol and fat, but this response was dysfunctional in the transgenic mice such that fat and cholesterol synthesis was not suppressed. The transgenic mice also had dysregulated levels of HMG-CoA reductase protein, the precursor for cholesterol s...

Protein Linking Vitamin E And Prostate Cancer

...srupted the pathway by which prostate cancer cells synthesize prostate-specific antigen (PSA) and the androgen receptor. Both these steps are vital in the development and progression of the cancer. “No one really knows how vitamin E works. TAP may give us insights into how vitamin E works anywhere in the body a...

Lack Of Estrogen In Brain Tissue Of Women Can Lead To Alzheimer's

...techniques. In addition, it lacked the capacity to synthesize estrogen as well. Animals that were thus produced had reduced levels of estrogen in the brain and had a much earlier onset of plaque build up. To confirm that brain estrogen levels plays a significant role in the disease process, mice that underwen...

Scientists reveal mechanism behind high-fat, diabetes link.

...nzyme deficiency. The GnT-4a enzyme is required to synthesize a glycan structure that holds the glucose transporter in place at the beta cell surface. The loss of this key transporter is directly linked to reduced GnT-4a protein glycosylation, a high-fat diet, and type 2 diabetes.” According to Marth and his c...

Hormone therapy for organ transplantation

...le for stimulating the anterior pituitary gland to synthesize and secrete the gonadotropin FSH and LH. The research team will be starting this hormone therapy to kidney transplanted pig to make it recognize the new organ as ‘self’ and when there is no more immune rejection the hormone therapy would be stopped. ...

East And West Meet Under The Aegis of NY Academy Of Sciences'

...University to find ways of "co-opting ribosomes to synthesize strings of nucleotides that do not occur naturally." Dawei Ma, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry and Hua-Liang Jiang, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica threw light on how the process of chemical biology could help in treating SARS. Zhu Ch...

Chancroid Vaccine Holds Promise In Reducing HIV Transmission

...e most bacteria, Haemophilus species are unable to synthesize heme, the ferrous, or iron-containing, component of hemoglobin, and obtain it from host hemoglobin. The researchers found that immunizing swine with a purified hemoglobin receptor protected the animals from a challenge infection, even after multipl...

Role of Vitamin D in Preventing Cancer

... and kidneys. As we age the ability of our body to synthesize vitamin D also reduces and hence the consumption dosage also varies. People between the ages of one and 50 are recommended to consume 400 IU of vitamin D daily, those aged 51 to 70 need 800 IU, and after the age of 70 a daily intake of 1000 IU is rec...

Cure Insight for DMD

...portion of patients' muscle fibers are now able to synthesize the missing protein. Analyses showed that between 4% and 26% of muscle cells in the cubic centimeter of treated muscle eventually produce the protein produced by the fusion of the donor cells. The results are published in the latest issue of the Jour...

New Molecular Treatment Identified To Treat Blood Cell Cancers

...ound’ method, Lam's technique allows scientists to synthesize millions of novel compounds in less than a week and analyze them in a few days. (Source: Eurealert)...

Finally, The First Ever Treatment for Drug-Resistant HIV

...e University of Illinois and set out to design and synthesize a molecule that would interact with a part of the virus that did not change as the rest of it mutated - the backbone of protease. "We designed this molecule top to bottom to interact with the protease backbone and deactivate the virus," he said. ...

Research Leads to First Treatment for Drug-Resistant HIV

...e University of Illinois and set out to design and synthesize a molecule that would interact with a part of the virus that did not change as the rest of it mutated - the backbone of protease. "We designed this molecule top to bottom to interact with the protease backbone and deactivate the virus," he said. "T...

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