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Structure of enzyme against chemical warfare agents determined

This release is available in German . The enzyme DFPase from the squid Loligo vulgaris , is able to rapidly and efficiently detoxify chemical warfare agents such as Sarin, which was used in the Tokyo subway attacks in 1995. A detailed understanding of the mechanism by which enzymes ca...

Structure of enzyme against chemical warfare agents determined

This release is available in German . The enzyme DFPase from the squid Loligo vulgaris , is able to rapidly and efficiently detoxify chemical warfare agents such as Sarin, which was used in the Tokyo subway attacks in 1995. A detailed understanding of the mechanism by which enzymes ca...

Structure of enzyme against chemical warfare agents determined

This release is available in German . The enzyme DFPase from the squid Loligo vulgaris , is able to rapidly and efficiently detoxify chemical warfare agents such as Sarin, which was used in the Tokyo subway attacks in 1995. A detailed understanding of the mechanism by which enzymes ca...

Peramivir Phase 2 Data for the Treatment of Outpatient Influenza to be Presented at the 48th Annual Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: BCRX ) and partner Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (Shionogi) today announced that positive Phase 2 data on peramivir, a potent neuraminidase inhibitor for the treatment of influenza, has been accepted as a late-breaker...

Use of Biologic Agents Continues to Expand Among US Rheumatologists - Can New Agents Shift the Treatment Paradigm in Rheumatoid Arthritis?

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released its third annual TreatmentTrends(TM): The Use of Biologic Agents in Rheumatology publication, providing insight into the management of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA), and Ankylosing Spondylitis (...

Study From the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Demonstrates That AHCC(R) is Safe in Combination With Most Chemotherapeutic Agents

Supports safety of AHCC for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy PURCHASE, N.Y., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published study in the Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology (Vol. 6, No. 3 (Summer), 2008: pp 105-109) by researchers at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Ca...

Research Shows How AHCC(R) May Help Fight Flu and Other Infectious Agents

Supports use of AHCC for immune enhancement during cold & flu season PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A new paper published in Nutrition Reviews (Vol. 66(9):526-531) by Dr. Barry W. Ritz, PhD, Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology at Drexel University, has shown how AHCC impacts...

Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Filing of a New Patent Application for Cancer Therapy Based on Targeting a Biomarker by Novel Investigational Agents

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: LIXT) announced today that the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Lixte filed a joint patent application identify...

Avalanche photodiodes target bioterrorism agents

Researchers have shown that a new class of ultraviolet photodiode could help meet the U.S. military's pressing requirement for compact, reliable and cost-effective sensors to detect anthrax and other bioterrorism agents in the air. "The military is currently using photomultiplier tubes, which a...

Avalanche photodiodes target bioterrorism agents

Researchers have shown that a new class of ultraviolet photodiode could help meet the U.S. military's pressing requirement for compact, reliable and cost-effective sensors to detect anthrax and other bioterrorism agents in the air. "The military is currently using photomultiplier tubes, which a...

Ortho Biotech Statement On JAMA Publication Regarding Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents

JAMA, February 27, 2008 - Vol. 299. No. 8: 'Venous Thromboembolism and Mortality Associated with Recombinant Erythropoietin and Darbepoetin Administration for the Treatment of Cancer-Associated Anemia' BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho Biotech believes that the conclusions...

Pharmion and MethylGene Announce Collaboration to Develop Sirtuin Inhibitors as Anti-Cancer Agents

- Third epigenetic anticancer program at Pharmion - Leading effort in development of sirtuin inhibitors - Sirtuins implicated in tumor development and growth - Significant opportunity to explore combination epigenetic therapies BOULDER, Colo. and MONTREAL, Aug. 20...

Near Infrared Technology and Optical Agents For Molecular Imaging

D. Michael Olive, Ph.D. Molecular Biology Department LI-COR Biosciences Lincoln, NE 68504 ABSTRACT Optical imaging is a rapidly developing biomedical technology that enables the examination of cellular processes i...

UW finds new path to anti-cancer agents

Madison, Wis. - Probing a class of enzymes routinely used to synthesizing some of nature's most potent drugs, a team of Wisconsin scientists has found a new way to expand on nature's chemical creativity to make critical anticancer agents and antibiotics. Writing this week (Sept. 1) in the jour...

Raising capital through placement agents

Editor's note: After more than a year-long "break" in Iraq, Matt Storms is ready to continue his series of columns about raising capital. His previous columns covered due diligence and corporate clean up, the mechanics of raising capital, and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Bus...

Medical College lands $8.1M grant to detect bird flu, bioterror agents

Milwaukee, Wis. - The Medical College of Wisconsin , in response to the federal government's call for accelerated research, has been awarded a five-year, $8.1 million federal grant to develop a rapid, automated diagnostic device to test for avian flu and the majority of potential bioterrorism ag...

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

... and in combination with approved chemotherapeutic agents versus chemotherapy alone on the frequency of canc...t or in combination with standard chemotherapeutic agents significantly decreases the ratio of cancer stem c...icate that treatment with certain chemotherapeutic agents alone may actually serve to amplify the risk for r...

PharmatrophiX, Initially Funded by the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation, Announces Exclusive Global Collaboration with Elan

...from ADDF eight years ago while at UCSF (and then later at University of North Carolina) to find small molecules with the features of large biological agents that could both effectively combat neurodegenerative damage and be administered orally rather than intravenously - a challenge that has eluded researc...

PharmAthene to Host Second Quarter 2009 Conference Call and Webcast on Thursday, August 13, 2009

...ion Protexia((R)) -- a novel bioscavenger for the prevention and treatment of morbidity and mortality associated with exposure to chemical nerve agents RypVax(TM) -- a recombinant dual antigen vaccine for plague For more information about PharmAthene, please visit www.PharmAthene...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Study Results for Radezolid in Community-Acquired Pneumonia

...rt, proprietary computational analysis, X-ray crystallography, medicinal chemistry, microbiology and biochemistry, allows it to rapidly synthesize new agents designed to avoid typical antibiotic resistance mechanisms. Rib-X's iterative intelligent engine has yielded several distinctive new antibiotics, incl...

Genomic Health Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Progress

...ificant differences in gene expression between triple negative breast cancer and hormone receptor-positive disease, including genes for which targeted agents are currently being evaluated in clinical studies. Product Pipeline Presented positive results from ...

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals Acquires Exclusive License to Novel Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Technology From Stanford University

...herapy," said Jeffrey Glenn. "These virus specific agents in development at Eiger possess the promise of mor... on the discovery and development of new antiviral agents against novel targets for the treatment of hepatit...ine includes repurposed clinical stage therapeutic agents as well as preclinical NCEs from discovery that ex...

Cardinal Health Completes Biotech Acquisition

...ug Administration (FDA) to manufacture PET imaging agents that are used by physicians to diagnose various me...rk to support clinical trials of new and novel PET agents to advance the future of molecular imaging. In add...o helping manufacturers expand the pipeline of new agents that will aid in the diagnosis and treatment of di...

Advanced Life Sciences Receives Complete Response Letter From FDA for Restanza(TM) (Cethromycin) in Community Acquired Pneumonia

... Department of Defense, via the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), to fund NDA-enabling studies to evaluate Restanza's efficacy against bioterror agents such as tularemia, plague and melioidosis. In June, the company announced that Restanza demonstrated a 100% survival rate against an inhaled lethal do...

PharmAthene, Inc. Closes on $19.3 Million Private Placement of Convertible Notes and Common Stock Warrants

... Protexia(R) - a novel bioscavenger for the prevention and treatment of morbidity and mortality associated with exposure to chemical nerve agents RypVax(TM) - a recombinant dual antigen vaccine for plague For more information about PharmAthene, please visit www.Pharm...

Cardium Provides Update on Phase 2b Excellarate Clinical Study and Plans for Additional Tissue Repair Applications

...The Excellarate product candidate is designed to require only one or two physician-administered treatments, in contrast to most diabetic wound healing agents or devices in use that require repeated administrations over a long term (weeks to months). Based on recently announced advancements, Excellarate is ...

1 nano-step closer to weighing a single atom

...sensitive measurements could ultimately be used in areas such as medical research and diagnostics, enabling the detection of minuscule disease-causing agents such as viruses and prions at the single molecule level. Researchers are interested in nanosized materials because the smaller the components of a ...

Zimmer Launches New Medical Education and BioSkills Training Program

...eimbursement levels from third-party payors and cost-containment efforts of healthcare purchasing organizations; our ability to retain the independent agents and distributors who market our products; changes in general industry and market conditions, including domestic and international growth rates and gen...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Licenses Anti-VEGF Antibodies to Affitech

...y 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-selective appr...

Looking Older Than You Are May Have Little to Do With Wrinkles

...ns at this year's 4 day SDEF Cosmetic Dermatology Seminar held in Santa Monica, Ca. Dr. Fitzgerald's research and intense focus on injectable agents for creating - and recreating - facial balance and harmony was received with a hearty round of applause and the "beehive" of physicians surr...

NewLink Genetics Corporation Closes $7.5 Million Financing

...nk Genetics Corporation NewLink Genetics Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company applying innovative approaches to create new therapeutic agents for patients with cancer and infectious diseases. Its technologies are designed to enhance the patient's immune system, enabling the body's immune ce...

New drugs faster from natural compounds: A UC San Diego breakthrough

... bacteria that manufacture them. Starting from penicillin, NRPs have an unparalleled track record in pharmacology: most anti-cancer and anti-microbial agents are natural products or their derivatives. However, it is currently difficult, time-consuming and costly to determine the molecular structure of NRPs ...

PharmAthene's 2nd Generation rPA Anthrax Vaccine, SparVax(TM), Completes FDA Regulatory Strategy Review

...tion Protexia(R) - a novel bioscavenger for the prevention and treatment of morbidity and mortality associated with exposure to chemical nerve agents RypVax(TM) - a recombinant dual antigen vaccine for plague For more information about PharmAthene, please visit www.PharmA...

Cepheid Schedules 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results Announcement and Webcast

...tious disease and cancer in the clinical market; food, agricultural, and environmental testing in the industrial market; and identifying bio-terrorism agents in the biothreat market. See http://www.cepheid.com for more information. CONTACTS: For Media Inquiries: For Investor ...

DOR BioPharma Announces Issuance of European Patent for its LPM(TM) Oral Drug Delivery Technology

... leuprolide ranged from 20 to 40 percent, compared to 2.2 percent for the control oral solution. Leuprolide is one of the most widely used anti-cancer agents for advanced prostate cancer in men. Injectable forms of leuprolide marketed under tradenames such as Lupron(R) and Eligard(R) had worldwide sales of ...

VisEn Launches New Cat-K FAST(TM) Fluorescence Molecular Imaging Agent

...sor Technology") in vivo agent platform. FAST agents are based on high-performance, activatable smaller...o . VisEn's proprietary fluorescence imaging agents and labels are designed to provide the industry's ...ow offers over 25 different fluorescence molecular agents for imaging key disease-associated biologic target...

Celtic Pharma Holdings Announces Investment in Novacta Biosystems Limited

...amino acids found within their structure ( lanthionine-containing antibiotics). Lantibiotics have demonstrated potential to treat infections caused by agents such as C. difficile and MRSA. Conventional medicinal chemistry has been unable to manipulate the structure of the naturally occurring compounds into ...

How much is life worth? The $440 billion question

...pable. "The current situation cannot continue. We cannot ignore the cumulative costs of the tests and treatments we recommend and prescribe. As the agents of change, professional societies, including their academic and practicing oncologist members, must lead the way," the authors write. "The time to sta...

Peregrine Awarded European Patent for Innovative Labeling Technology Featured in New Study in The Journal of Nuclear Medicine

...ded a European patent for a novel device and methods for linking biological agents to labels for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. The technology, whi...oduction of radiolabeled anti-cancer antibodies, but is applicable to other agents as well. A study published today in the July 2009 issue of The Journal of...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Appoints Dr. Russell Greig to Board of Directors

...rt, proprietary computational analysis, X-ray crystallography, medicinal chemistry, microbiology and biochemistry, allows it to rapidly synthesize new agents designed to avoid typical antibiotic resistance mechanisms. Rib-X's iterative intelligent engine has yielded several distinctive new antibiotics that ...
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