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VivaGel(R) Demonstrates Anti-HIV and Herpes Activity Following Human Administration

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Starpharma Holdings Limited (ASX: SPL, OTCQX: SPHRY) today announced the results of its clinical trial demonstrating that VivaGel(R) retains antiviral activity against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and herpes simplex virus ...

Studies Show Genetic Activity of Antioxidants

Clues found on how they help arteries stay clear and healthy TUESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Using the latest genetic technology, researchers have begun to discover the exact molecular reasons why foods such as turmeric -- a popular curry spice -- and ordinary orange juice are goo...

A 'Heart Healthy' Diet and Ongoing, Moderate Physical Activity May Protect Against Cognitive Decline as We Age

VIENNA, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eating a "heart healthy" diet and maintaining or increasing participation in moderate physical activity may help preserve our memory and thinking abilities as we age, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association 2009 I...

Dynamic molecular mechanism to keep brain activity stable

In the brain, many types of synaptic proteins are spatio-temporally regulated to maintain synaptic activity at a constant level. Here, the Japanese research group led by Professor Masaki Fukata, Drs. Yuko Fukata and Jun Noritake in National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan, found that t...

Fate Therapeutics to Present Data on Stimulation of Osteogenic Activity Using Small Molecule Modulators of Wnt Pathway

LA JOLLA, Calif., and BARCELONA, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Fate Therapeutics, Inc. announced today the presentation of data from its research on small molecule modulators of the Wnt pathway for osteo-regeneration at the 7th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR...

Policymakers, Experts, Public Agree: Physical Activity Plan Needed

Strategy will help prevent disease, lower health care costs INDIANAPOLIS, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dozens of the nation's leading organizations in health care, science, medicine and public health are meeting in Washington, D.C., this week with one goal in mind: to develop a national ...

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Oncolytics Biotech(R) Inc. Announces Publication of Research on Synergistic Activity of Reovirus and Chemotherapy in NSCLC

CALGARY, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY ) ('Oncolytics') reported today that Dr. Shizuko Sei et al. published the results of their work examining reovirus and chemotherapy against human non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The paper, entitled "Syn...

Semafore's SF1126, a Vascular Targeted Pan-PI3K/mTOR Inhibitor, Is Well Tolerated and Demonstrates Activity in Phase I Solid Tumor Patients

Clinical Data Presented at the 2009 ASCO Meeting INDIANAPOLIS, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Semafore Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held cancer drug discovery and development company, today presented data from a Phase I clinical trial of its vascular targeted pan-PI3K/mTORC1/2 inhibitor, SF1126...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Reports Single Agent Phase 2 Data of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) Further Demonstrating KRX-0401's Activity in the Treatment of Advanced Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer

KRX-0401 Demonstrates Impressive Single Agent Efficacy in Patients who Progressed after Failing Treatment Either with a VEGF Receptor Inhibitor or after Treatment with both a VEGF Receptor Inhibitor and an mTOR Inhibitor NEW YORK, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, I...

New Preliminary Data from Two Studies Show Clinical Activity of Neratinib in Combination with Trastuzumab and in Combination with Paclitaxel in Advanced HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), today announced preliminary data from two ongoing studies, one evaluating neratinib (HKI-272) in combination with trastuzumab (Herceptin(R), Roche) in HER-2 positive (ErbB-2 positive) bre...

Carbapenems and Other Agents that Provide Broad-Spectrum Activity are Preferred by Surveyed Physicians for the Treatment of Intra-Abdominal Infections

A Drug's Activity Against Anaerobes is the Leading Attribute in Antibiotic Selection, According to a New Report from AMR and Decision Resources MALVERN, Pa. and WALTHAM, Mass. , May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington Medical Resources (AMR) and Decision Resources find that surveyed physicians will...

Dendreon Presents Preclinical Data Demonstrating Activity of TRPM8 Agonist, D-3263, in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

-- Data Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting -- SEATTLE and CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Researchers from Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN ) today presented preclinical data demonstrating the potential of D-3263, Dendreon's orally bioavailable small m...

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von Willebrand Factor Activity (Ristocetin Cofactor)

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
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Factor IX Activity with Reflex to Bethesda Quantitative, Factor IX

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
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Factor VIII Activity with Reflex to Bethesda Quantitative, Factor VIII

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
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Complement Activity Enzyme Immunoassay, Total

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Aldosterone/Renin Activity Ratio

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ADAMTS13 Activity & Inhibitor (VWF Cleaving Protease)

Description: ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in innovative laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu of highly complex and unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories' client...
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Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition

...ter in the central nervous system. GABA is typically released by small interneurons in many regions of the brain, where its job is to inhibit the activity of primary neurons, such as the CA1 pyramidal neurons of the hippocampus or the Purkinje cells of the cerebellum. Activation of GABA receptors on thes...

Healthy People 2010

... non-governmental organizations. Ten leading health indicators that are the immediate, major health concerns have been identified. They are: physical activity , overweight and obesity , tobacco use, substance abuse , responsible sexual behavior, mental health , injury and violence , environmental ...

Medical writing

... Medical writing is the activity of writing scientific documentation by someone who is a specialized writer (a medical writer ) and is generally not one of the scientists or doctors ...

Neuropsychiatry

...cortical dysregulation Mayberg (1997) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Poor maternal parenting frontal-subcortical circuitry, right caudate activity Saxena et al (1998), Gamazo-Garran, Soutullo and Ortuno (2002) Schizophrenia Narcissistic/Poor maternal parenting/escapism/ unresolved fee...

Nuclear medicine

...lar line extending from the pixel position through the body of the patient. activity closer to the camera face will produce more information in the image than activity located deeper in the body, however, because of attenuation by tissues betw...

Polysomnographic technician

...d ECG as well as respiratory flow and effort. The technologist or an assistant places wired electrodes on one's head to collect and score brain wave activity ( electroencephalogram or EEG ). Then there are electrodes which document eye movement ( electrooculogram or EOG ), fluctuation of muscle tension ...
Activity in Medical Dictionary

Physical activity

Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health. It is performed for many different reasons. These include strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, honing... Free descriptions of physical games & activities for ...

Walking

...g Calculator. Cut 100 Calories. How Fit Are Your Feet? View All ... The U.S. Surgeon General recommends at least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity ( walking , bicycling, yard work) on 5 or more days each week.1 Walking is one of ... How do I start a walking program? ... Finally, cool dow...

Vision

...ision is most sensitive for light comprising the visible ... scotopic vision ( skə′täpik ′vizhən ) ( physiology ) Vision that is due to the activity of the rods of the retina only; it is the type of vision that Guide to vision care options for consumers that discusses conditions and disea...

Viral hepatitis

...Hepatitis at the Centers for Disease Control. v • d • e ... VIRAL HEPATITIS B. ETIOLOGY. THE VIRUS ... the assessment of the presence and the activity of viral hepatitis B infection. ... Fulminant fatal acute viral hepatitis ... ...

Vesicles

...mbrane vesicles of endocytic origins shed by multiple ... Phagocytic vesicles from rabbit lung macrophages produced superoxide in the ... The activity of the phagocytic vesicles was trypsin sensitive. ... Information about Vesicles in the free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. ... ...

Vesicle

... of Vesicle with diagnosis analysis, related symptoms, patient stories, ... Vesicle : Do not confuse this word with vesical. ... Studying the activity of synaptic vesicles has involved use of electron ... ( 2) A reserve pool of vesicles located away from the active zone of the presynaptic ... ...
Activity in Biological News

Health benefits of physical activity more pronounced in women

Many experimental studies have found that physical exercise can improve cholesterol levels and subsequently decrease the risks of cardiovascular disease; however, few of these studies have included enough participant diversity to provide ethnic breakdowns. Now, a long-term study of over 8,700 midd...

A 'heart healthy' diet and ongoing, moderate physical activity may protect against cognitive decline

Vienna, July 14, 2009 Eating a "heart healthy" diet and maintaining or increasing participation in moderate physical activity may help preserve our memory and thinking abilities as we age, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association 2009 International Conference on Alz...

Nanocrystals reveal activity within cells

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have created bright, stable and bio-friendly nanocrystals that act as individual investigators of activity within a cell. These ideal light emitting probes represent a significant step in scrutinizing th...

Gene activity reveals dynamic stroma microenvironment in prostate cancer

HOUSTON -- (June 9, 2009) As stroma the supportive framework of the prostate gland react to prostate cancer, changes in the expression of genes occur that induce the formation of new structures such as blood vessels, nerves and parts of nerves, said researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in ...

Caltech scientists reveal how neuronal activity is timed in brain's memory-making circuits

PASADENA, Calif.Theta oscillations are a type of prominent brain rhythm that orchestrates neuronal activity in the hippocampus, a brain area critical for the formation of new memories. For several decades these oscillations were believed to be "in sync" across the hippocampus, timing the firing of...

Study finds children's activity levels not influenced by more PE time in school

Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Scheduling more physical education time in schools does not mean children will increase their activity levels, suggests new research that discovered those who got lots of timetabled exercise at school compensated by doing less at home while those who got little at schoo...

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

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.,, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical-stage company developing novel antibody therapeutics that target cancer stem cells, today announced the publication in Cell Stem Cell of data demonstrating potent anti-cancer activity in colon ...

Celator(R) Pharmaceuticals Presents Data on the Activity of CPX-351 Against Leukemia at the European Hematology Association Congress

PRINCETON, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that new clinical and preclinical data demonstrating the extended therapeutic bioavailability and tumor cell selectivity of CPX-351 (Cytarabine:Daunorubicin) Liposome Injection in leukemia were presented at the 14th Co...

SemBioSys' plant-derived Apo AI(Milano) demonstrates encouraging biologic activity in seven preclinical models

CALGARY, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - SemBioSys Genetics Inc. (TSX:SBS), specializing in the manufacture of high-value proteins and oils in plant seeds, today reported encouraging data from the Company's Apo AI(Milano) development program. Results from recent preclinical studies show that SemBi...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Announces Poster Presentations Highlighting Clinical Activity of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) at the Upcoming Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Results Will be Reported from Phase 2 Studies Evaluating KRX-0401 in Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma, Colorectal Cancer and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX ) today announced that four abstracts on ...

ImQuest Presents Data on the Anti-Hepatitis B Virus Activity of Pyrimidinediones at the 13th ISVHLD Meeting in Washington D.C.

FREDERICK, Md., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- ImQuest Life Sciences today presented important new results on the continued development of the pyrimidinedione small molecules as antiviral agents at the 13th International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease meeting held last week in Washington...

Seasonal Influenza Activity Increasing Across Europe - H3N2 Dominant Strain

BASEL, Switzerland, January 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Tamiflu Remains Fully Effective Against 94 Percent of Circulating Influenza Viruses in Europe Latest surveillance data coming through the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) from virologists and clin...

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Activity in Biological Products

Caspase Activity Detector, SR-VAD-FMK Kit from BD Biosciences Pharmingen

Description: Caspase Activity Detector, SR-VAD-FMK Kit , 100 tests Consult technical datasheet for details....
Company:BD Biosciences Pharmingen

Coating Stabilizer from ScyTek Laboratories

Description:... specifically for the stabilization of adsorbed or immobilized proteins on microwell plates/strips. Coating Stabilizer maintains the conformation and activity of the antibody or protein antigen portion of the dried immunoassay components. Product is filtered at 0.2 microns. Contents: Aqueous, protein-con...
Company:ScyTek Laboratories

[14C] Methylated Protein Molecular Weight Markers from GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

Description:...visual monitoring of band migration in the gel and on the blot.The specific activity of the [14C] version without Rainbow-labeling is 0.37-3.7 MBq/mg (10-100 uCi/mg) or 185 kBq/ml (5 uCi/ml), supplied in aqueous buffer.The specific activity of the Rainbow-labeled version is 0.37-3.7 MBq/mg (10-100 uCi/mg) or 148 k...
Company:GE Healthcare, formerly Amersham Biosciences

ActivePro™ In Vitro Translation Kit from Ambion

Description:...'s ActivePro In Vitro Translation Kit, derived from an E.coli lysate, synthesizes higher amounts of protein as well as proteins with higher biological activity than competing kits. This results in better performance in biological and functional assays....
Company:Ambion

Mouse Anti-Presenilin 2 Monoclonal Antibody, Unconjugated, Clone APS 26 from GeneTex

Description:...o, it is thought that the presenilins are involved in the cleavage of the Notch receptor, such that that they either directly regulate gamma-secretase activity or themselves are protease enzymes. Two alternative transcripts of PSEN2 have been identified. Immunogen: Synthetic peptide: CLPYDPEMEEDSYDSFGEP, c...
Company:GeneTex

Phagocytosis Fluorometric (dichlorofluorescein) Assay Kit, OxyBURST from Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)

Description:...require intracellular esterases for activation, making this reagent particularly suitable for detecting the oxidative burst in cells with low esterase activity such as monocytes....
Company:Molecular Probes (Invitrogen)
Activity in Biological Definition

Allostery

... In biochemistry , an enzyme or other protein is allosteric if its activity or efficiency changes in response to the binding of an effector molecule at a so-called allosteric site . Changes that enhance activity are referred to as allosteric activation , while the opposite is called a...

Allostery

... In biochemistry , an enzyme or other protein is allosteric if its activity or efficiency changes in response to the binding of an effector molecule at a so-called allosteric site . Changes that enhance activity are referred to as allosteric activation , while the opposite is called a...

Anaphase

...of the metaphase-to-anaphase transition. At this point the Anaphase Promoting Complex (APC) becomes activated. This terminates metaphase (M-phase) activity by cleaving and inactivating the M-phase cyclin required for the function of M-phase cyclin dependent kinases (M-Cdks). It also cleaves securin , a...

Andrew Huxley

...in Physiology or Medicine for his work with Alan Lloyd Hodgkin on the basis of nerve " action potentials ," the electrical impulses that enable the activity of an organism to be coordinated by a central nervous system . Hodgkin and Huxley shared the prize that year with John Carew Eccles , who was cited ...

Apoptosis

... apoptosis) proteins [8] . When a cell receives an apoptotic stimulus, IAP activity is relieved after SMAC (Second Mitochondria-derived Activator of Caspases, ...H460 cells. XIAPs bind to the processed form of caspase-9, and suppress the activity of apoptotic activator cytochrome c (see previous section on biochemical ex...

ATP synthase

... show that this particle is correlated with ATPase activity in uncoupled mitochondria and with the ATPase activity in submitochondrial particles created by exposing mitochondria to ultrasound. This ATPase activity was further associated with the creation of ATP by...
Activity in Biological Dictionary

Z-DNA

...ag pattern . Z - DNA is thought to be one of three... left-handed Z - DNA binding. • RNA binding. • double-stranded RNA adenosine deaminase activity ... a b "Entrez Gene: ZBP1 Z - DNA binding protein 1" ... Nature is the international weekly journal of science: a magazine style ...

Viral oncogene

...al oncogene homolog. c-Fos interacts with ... BioInfoBank Library :: Oncogene Proteins, Viral :: physiology :: [Transcriptional repressive activity of mutated E2 protein of human papillomavirus 2 (HPV-2) ... Human RALA (v-ral simian leukemia viral oncogene homolog A (ras related)) See a...

Vertebrates

...-old burrows of land vertebrates in Antarctica ... Animated Science, Health, Technology, Math, Social Studies and English movies, comic strips, activity pages and school homework help for kids. vertebrate ( ) adj. Having a backbone or spinal column. Of or characteristic of vertebrates or a vert...

Ubiquitin

...hase-promoting complex-dependent proteasomal ubiquitin -dependent protein catabolic process ... negative regulation of ubiquitin -protein ligase activity ... The diverse roles of ubiquitin and the 26S proteasome in the life of plants. ... Proteolysis, the ubiquitin -proteasome system, and renal...

Transversion

... neu by an A.T----T.A transversion event in rat neuroblastomas. ... The promoter sequence having this transversion has a higher promoter activity ... Nuclear dbpA expression and the T-to-G transversion in the promoter region of dbpA ... it is a beautiful clutch purse decorated with faux...

Transposable element

...y Barbara McClintock ... molecular consequences of transposable element activity on host gene expression ... Encyclopedia article about Transposab...P-elements are transposable elements that carry genes for transposase activity ... shown to consist of transposable element sequences. ... transpo...
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