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METTLER TOLEDO Introduces an Affordable Reaction Block for Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis (SPPS)

METTLER TOLEDO offers an affordable reaction block for solid phase peptide synthesis and purification of peptide libraries: MiniBlock. For a limited time, you can register to win a MiniBlock® for Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis (SPPS). Columbia, MD (PRWEB) June 21, 2...

Copolymers block out new approaches to microelectronics at NIST

In response to the electronics industrys rallying cry of smaller and faster, the next breakthroughs in the electronics size barrier are likely to come from microchips and data storage devices created out of novel materials such as organic molecules and polymers. With innovative measurement techniq...

Obstructionists block network routing diversity

Making network infrastructure more reliable in this post 9/11 era should be everyone's goal, whether they are part of the government, a network carrier, or a business with mission-critical network needs. This endeavor should transcend any petty competitive issue. Having the best network infrastru...

Data Published in Cell Stem Cell Demonstrates Potent Anti-Cancer Activity for OncoMed Pharmaceuticals' Lead Antibody

...ative of human tumors than the cell lines used in standard cancer research. About OMP-21M18 OMP-21M18 is a monoclonal antibody optimized to block a key signaling pathway in cancer stem cells. Specifically, OMP-21M18 selectively targets Delta-like ligand 4 (DLL4), an activator of Notch signaling...

SENOMYX ANNOUNCES CORPORATE UPDATE AND SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS

... maintaining the desired sweetness while reducing unwanted tastes. - Bitter Blocker Program: The primary goals of this program are to reduce or block bitter taste and to improve the overall taste characteristics of foods, beverages, and ingredients. Senomyx is continuing development activities, inc...

Rapid heating prepares energy-saving zeolite for greater role in industrial separations

...porous crystalline structure. But the SDAs are then trapped inside the zeolite pores in what scientists call a "ship in the bottle" effect. These SDAs block the zeolite pores and must be removed so other molecules can pass through. High-temperature treatment is typically used to remove the pores, but the h...

Bacteria pack their own demise

...), biomedical scientists can start looking for substances to start the time bomb of pathogens ticking, i.e. substances that imitate the toxin protein, block the antitoxin protein, or disrupt the interaction between the toxin and antitoxin. In time, a new class of antibiotics might come out of it though Na...

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals to Announce Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results on July 30, 2009

... at least 14 days. About BioCryst BioCryst Pharmaceuticals designs, optimizes and develops novel small-molecule pharmaceuticals that block key enzymes involved in oncology, infectious and autoimmune diseases. BioCryst has two product candidates in pivotal clinical trials; peramivir, an an...

PTC Therapeutics Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of PTC299 in Patients with Neurofibromatosis Type 2

...causes the development of non-malignant brain tumors. PTC299 is a novel, orally administered investigational new drug that is designed to selectively block tumor-related vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). With its novel mechanism of action, PTC299 has the potential to meet significant unmet medic...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Licenses Anti-VEGF Antibodies to Affitech

...st cancer. r84 is distinctive because it selectively blocks VEGF from binding to VEGF receptor 2 (VEGFR2), while non-selective agents such as Avastin block binding to both VEGFR2 and VEGF receptor 1 (VEGFR1). Selective anti-VEGF agents such as r84 may have safety and efficacy advantages over non-selectiv...

EU Committee Approves New Food Applications for Martek's life'sDHA(TM)

...fficial Journal of the European Union in the coming months. DHA omega-3 is a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid that serves as a primary building block for the brain and the eyes and supports brain, eye and cardiovascular health throughout life. There is a large and growing body of scientific evidence...

EU Committee Approves New Food Applications for Martek's life'sDHA™

...e Official Journal of the European Union in the coming months. DHA omega-3 is a long-chain omega-3 fatty acid that serves as a primary building block for the brain and the eyes and supports brain, eye and cardiovascular health throughout life. There is a large and growing body of scientific evidence...

New MRI technique could mean fewer breast biopsies in high-risk women

...undaries of a lesion often stand out very clearly when embedded in fat." block and his colleagues currently are gathering data on the efficacy of the tech..., a UW-Madison assistant professor of biomedical engineering and radiology, block and colleagues also are refining ways to image both breasts simultaneously ...

New Report Just Published: World Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Report

... Outcomes II-11 Growth Restraints II-11 Limited Tumor Specificity and Toxicity II-11 Complicated Treatment Protocols: A Major Stumbling block in Patient Compliance II-11 Multiple Drug Resistance II-12 Stringent Regulations Delay Market Approval II-12 Ongoing Clinical Trials i...

deCODE Discovers a Gene Linked to Risk of Kidney Stones and Osteoporosis

... formed of dissolved minerals, mainly calcium, that form in the kidneys. Smaller stones can simply be passed through urination, though larger ones can block the urinary tract, causing considerable pain and bleeding. Kidney stones affect some 5% of women and 10% of men in the industrialized world. Larger st...

NIST discovers how strain at grain boundaries suppresses high-temperature superconductivity

...s in developing long-length, high-quality HTS wires is to mitigate the effect of granularity on wire performance because grain boundaries are prone to block current flow. Dislocationsdefects in the crystalline structurethat grow in number with increasing grain-boundary angle strongly reduce the superconduc...

CSL Limited and Talecris Biotherapeutics Agree to Terminate Merger Agreement

... Dr. Brian McNamee, CEO and Managing Director of CSL Limited, said, "We are disappointed that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) resolved to block the transaction. As we have previously stated we fundamentally disagree with the FTC case and matters included in their complaint. Although we conti...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals announces FDA 510(k) clearance of the Option(TM) Inferior Vena Cava Filter

...hrough the bloodstream (embolus) - usually a blood clot (thrombus) or other foreign material. PE occurs when these clots break loose and "embolize" to block pulmonary blood vessels in the lungs. According to clinical research, if left untreated, PE has a mortality rate of 30%. Emboli dislodgement can be ca...

Photos: FDA Approves 12-Month Labeling Update for EVOLENCE(R) Collagen-Based Facial Filler

...ology company specializing in reconstructive medicine and tissue engineering. The company has perfected a technique in which collagen, a main building block of living organisms, can be purified and transformed so as to create a variety of products that are structurally stable and safe for medical applicati...

Graphene may have advantages over copper for IC interconnects at the nanoscale

...ied the electrical properties of graphene layers that had been taken from a block of pure graphite. They believe the attractive properties will ultimately a...archers began with flakes of multi-layered graphene removed from a graphite block and placed onto an oxidized silicon substrate. They used electron beam lit...

Mach One Corporation Developing a Nasal, Hand Carried Product as Solution to Swine Flu (H1N1) Virus

... Product Will Create A Barrier To block The Attachment Of The Virus To The Nasal Membranes...and used as needed to form a mechanical barrier to block the attachment of the virus to the nasal membranes...ivery to the direct area of the nasal membrane and block initial attachment in the nasal membrane. This giv...

AGA Institute and Horizon Therapeutics Launch 'Connect to Protect' Program to Educate Physicians and Consumers on Risks Associated With NSAID Use

... resulting in clinically significant upper GI events in one to two percent of users. NSAIDs, most often used for the treatment of arthritis and pain, block enzymes and reduce prostaglandins throughout the body and as a consequence, ongoing inflammation, pain and fever are reduced. Since the prostaglandins...

Multiple Types of Heart Attacks Reduced by Prasugrel in TRITON-TIMI 38 Trial

... narrowed or clogged by cholesterol and fat deposits and cannot supply enough blood to the heart. In some cases, a blood clot may partially or totally block the blood supply to the heart, resulting in ACS.(8) Many ACS patients are managed with PCI, which usually includes a stent placement. About Pras...

Fate Therapeutics Granted Exclusive License for Stem Cell Modulators by Children's Hospital Boston and Massachusetts General Hospital

...function. Fate Therapeutics is developing these small molecule and biologic SCMs to modulate the activity of adult stem cells to stimulate healing or block cancer growth. About Fate Therapeutics, Inc. Fate Therapeutics is interrogating adult stem cell biology and applying induced pluripotent s...

SENOMYX ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS

...n an additional 50,000 potential fructose enhancers during the year. - Bitter Blocker Program: The primary goals of this program are to reduce or block bitter taste and to improve the overall taste characteristics of foods, beverages, and ingredients. Senomyx has initiated development activities inte...

First H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine, Replikins-Based, Is Ready Now for Testing Worldwide

... closely related Replikins vaccine against H5N1 avian flu, produced in a 7-day period, was recently tested at the University of Georgia and shown to block H5N1 virus entry, replication, and excretion in chickens (paper submitted for publication). Institutions requesting Replikins' H1N1 vaccine for t...

H1N1 Influenza "Swine Flu" Peptide Vaccine Now Available For Testing Worldwide

...mpany's closely related Replikins vaccine against avian flu, produced in a 7 day period, was recently tested at the University of Georgia and shown to block H5N1 virus entry, replication, and excretion in chickens (paper submitted for publication). Institutions requesting Replikins' H1N1 vaccine for te...

First Patient Dosed in Phase I Clinical Trial of Tigris Pharmaceuticals' GGTI-2418

...nslational modification which is required for the function of Rho GTPases (frequently found aberrantly activated in human cancer). GGTase I inhibitors block Rho function in cancer cells and induce a G1 phase cell cycle arrest by a mechanism involving induction of the CDK inhibitors p21waf and p27kip, CDK2 ...

Biotechnology Company, Replikins Ltd., Provided Advance Warning of Mexican H1N1 'Swine Flu' Virus Outbreak

...uture epidemics. A synthetic H1N1 Replikins Vaccine is available for testing. A similar synthetic Replikin Vaccine has been shown to successfully block the entry of H5N1 virus into, replication in, and excretion from chickens. The company is able to produce these vaccines in as little as 7 days, rathe...

Biotechnology Company Provided Advance Warning of Mexican H1N1 "Swine Flu" Virus Outbreak

...h past epidemics. A synthetic H1N1 Replikins Vaccine is available for testing. A similar synthetic Replikin Vaccine has been shown to successfully block the entry of H5N1 virus into, replication in, and excretion from chickens. Another synthetic Replikin Vaccine has been shown to protect 91% of shrimp ...

Preclinical Data From Amgen's Oncology Pipeline to be Presented at AACR

...s in GBM Lead author: Johns T. Abstract No. 2044 (Monday, April 20, 2009, 1:10 pm - 1:25 pm) -- Antagonistic antibodies to c-fms block c-fms-mediated activities, reduce tumor-associated macrophages and decrease tumor growth in preclinical models Overview: Antag...

Pepscan Achieves a Breakthrough With CLIPS Immunogen Technology: Synthetic Peptide Antigen is Able to Induce Fully Functional Antibodies Against a Formerly Intractable GPCR Target CXCR7

...herapy is well established. Monoclonal antibodies are produced outside the body and administered by infusion (passive immunization). A major stumbling block for immunization is often the inability to generate potent antibodies, especially when the target antigen is complex in nature (GPCR's, ion-channels) ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Kraton Polymers for Developing a New Generation of Polymer Grades Suitable for High-Speed Processing in Nonwoven Manufacture

...asures to lead innovation in the field of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs). Already established as an innov...text, Kraton Polymers LLC has developed a styrenic block copolymer formulation that is suitable for high-sp... believe, the world's largest producer of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs), a family of products whose chem...

MIT: New material could lead to faster chips

... The material was first identified, and most of the early work was based on, using "sticky tape technology," Palacios explains. That involves taking a block of graphite, pressing a piece of sticky tape against it, peeling it off and then applying the tape to a wafer of silicon or other material. But Kon...

Nature Medicine study shows Peregrine's bavituximab can cure lethal virus infections

...vade immune recognition and dampens the body's normal responses to infection. By masking the exposed PS, bavituximab and other anti-PS antibodies may block these effects and allow the body to develop a robust immune response to the viral pathogen. Anti-PS antibodies have been shown to help clear infectio...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Novagali Pharma for Innovation in Ophthalmic Therapies

...g loss as the result of tearing, lacrimal fluid-eye barriers, and blood-ocular barriers. These beneficial natural defenses, which protect the eyes and block foreign substances, also greatly limit the usefulness of topical treatments for treating them when distressed or diseased. This is true, in particular...

The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) RV Tour Takes to the Road to Educate the Nation About the Importance of DVT Risk Assessment

...e even fatal. A DVT blood clot has the potential to move into the lungs and block circulation to this vital organ creating a life-threatening condition - pul...e even fatal. A DVT blood clot has the potential to move into the lungs and block circulation to this vital organ creating a life-threatening condition - pul...

It's raining pentagons

... of surfaces may be good too." Ice structures are usually built out of simple hexagonal arrangements of water molecules and this hexagonal building block motif is easily observed in the structures of snowflakes. However, during their studies Dr Angelos Michaelides and co-workers from the Fritz Haber Ins...

FDA Accepts Investigational New Drug (IND) Application for Tigris Pharmaceutical's GGTI-2418

...nslational modification which is required for the function of Rho GTPases (frequently found aberrantly activated in human cancer). GGTase I inhibitors block Rho function in cancer cells and induce a G1 phase cell cycle arrest by a mechanism involving induction of the CDK inhibitors p21waf and p27kip, CDK2 ...

European Commission Approves EFIENT(R) (prasugrel) for Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome Undergoing PCI

...e narrowed or clogged by cholesterol and fat deposits. In some cases the plaque can rupture, resulting in a blood clot, which may partially or totally block the blood supply to portions of the heart, resulting in ACS.(3) Many ACS patients undergo PCI to re-open the artery, which usually includes a stent pl...
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