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New Research Shows MicroPhage Test Accurately and Rapidly Detects Serious Bacterial Infections

...sample is challenged with an antibiotic. Because phages depend on host bacteria for growth, any compound that kills or inhibits the microbe will stop phage growth. Only resistant strains allow multiplication of phages and yield a positive signal on the detector strip. Further information about the techno...

XOMA to Present at the Rodman and Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference on November 11

...) (certolizumab pegol) for Crohn's disease. The Company has a premier antibody discovery and development platform that incorporates leading antibody phage display libraries and XOMA's proprietary Human Engineering(tm) and bacterial cell expression technologies. Bacterial cell expression is a key breakthr...

XOMA to Announce Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on November 10

...) (certolizumab pegol) for Crohn's disease. The Company has a premier antibody discovery and development platform that incorporates leading antibody phage display libraries and XOMA's proprietary Human Engineering(tm) and bacterial cell expression technologies. Bacterial cell expression is a key breakthr...

Sanofi-aventis: Encouraging First-Quarter 2008 Results Further Positive Phase III Results for Eplivanserin

...ivanserin in sleep quality Filing for approval scheduled for the second half of 2008 * Agreement with Dyax on a human monoclonal antibody and on phage Display technology Confirmation of 2008 Guidance The first-quarter results support 2008 full-year guidance at constant EURO/dollar parity (1.37...

New viruses to treat bacterial diseases -- 'My enemies' enemy is my friend'

...using a virus that only attacks bacteria, called a phage and some phages only attack specific types of bac...election of the viruses by DNA analysis to utilise phage with different profiles. Using phages rather th...they are fighting the disease-causing bacteria phage based treatment has been largely ignored until rec...

Experts to Develop New Weapons Against Food Poisoning

... company like GangaGen that is at the forefront of phage technology development. Our team's researc... building a business relationship to commercialise phage technology which has been developed at the University to complement the existing phage expertise of GangaGen. This is part of the Univers...

Viral Enzyme Recruited in Fight Against Ear Infection

...e infected bacterial cell wall and allows the new viruses to escape and infect additional cells. The success of the new treatment, which uses a phage enzyme to kill the bacteria that cause acute otitis media, suggests that the strategy could significantly reduce the incidence of the disease in the U...

Malaria Truths Discovered By Einstein Researchers

...ial drugs.” The research effort was conducted primarily by Louis Nkrumah, an MD/PhD student at Einstein. Central to this effort was a bacterial phage (virus) that Dr. Jacobs isolated from soil in his backyard in the Bronx and dubbed the “Bronx Bomber.” It infects Mycobacterium smegmatis, a bacterial...

Molecular Imaging Of Cancer Now Possible, New Hybrid Virus Produced

...brid virus was created by a culmination of the biological characteristics and genetic components of an animal virus. The new hybrid virus named as AAV phage or AAVP can be used as a vehicle for delivery of specific genes targeted at tumors in mice produced through appropriate techniques. This techni...

Mutating viruses helps produce antibodies

...known as a bacteriophage or "bacteria eater." This phage infects Bordatella using its tail-like structures,...for life outside a victim. The surface protein the phage latches onto is only present when Bordatella is in...in Cambridge, England, discovered one in a million phage could remarkably generate trillions of possible ke...
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