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Researchers identify 4 new targets for breast cancer

...2, and LPA3) and the LPA-producing enzyme, autotaxin. "Lysophosphatidic acid", Mills said, "is the single most potent known cellular survival factor." lpa binds to a series of G protein-coupled receptors to spark normal cell proliferation, viability, production of growth factors and survival. The Cancer...

Researchers identify four new targets for breast cancer

...2, and LPA3) and the LPA-producing enzyme, autotaxin. "Lysophosphatidic acid", Mills said, "is the single most potent known cellular survival factor." lpa binds to a series of G protein-coupled receptors to spark normal cell proliferation, viability, production of growth factors and survival. The Cancer...

Another Blood Fat Fuels Heart Attack Risk

...s nicotinic acid or vitamin B3, is known to reduce lpa levels, he said. "I am not aware of other drugs...d in developing such drugs," Nordestgaard said. lpa consists of a molecule of LDL cholesterol, the "ba... colleagues have been studying the relationship of lpa to heart disease for years. Their latest report us...

Researchers identify novel genetic markers linked to increased risk of heart attack

... genetic markers. Thus the scientists were able to identify another region, this time localized on chromosome 6, which is associated with MI risk. The lpa gene at this locus regulates the concentration of a specific lipoprotein (Lp(a)), a particle which transports lipids in the blood. This finding, too, ...

Also in the Nov. 11 JNCI

...ntrols cells that do not express the receptors. lpa is a glycolipid that stimulates DNA synthesis, pro...A1, LPA2, or LPA3. Previous studies indicated that lpa is present at high levels in ascites fluid in ovar...ies, including ovarian cancers. To determine if lpa and its receptors directly contribute to the oncog...

LPA Hosts 51st National Conference in Detroit

... America (LPA) Conference in downtown Detroit. lpa is partnering with Marriott Hotel, General Motors ...es. Founded in 1957 by the late actor Billy Barty, lpa offers social, educational, medical and emotional ...iduals of short stature around the country. Today, lpa has a membership of nearly 6,000. The National...

Molecular pathway appears crucial in development of pulmonary fibrosis

...with a compound that usually causes the disease in the animals. Lung fluid samples from human IPF patients not only had significantly higher levels of lpa than control samples, laboratory tests showed that patient samples attracted fibroblasts while fluid from controls did not. In addition, an agent tha...
LPA in Medical Technology

Lpath Demonstrates Preclinical Efficacy of Lpathomab(TM) and Initiates Humanization Process

...tive outcome, Lpath will collaborate with DataMabs of London, England, to humanize Lpathomab to create a lead antibody for pre- clinical development. lpa is a bioactive lipid long recognized as a significant promoter of cancer-cell growth and metastasis in a broad range of tumor types, as well as a sign...
LPA in Medical Dictionary

Dwarfism

...lt height of 4'10" ... Dwarfism .org. Information Sheet Home ... Dwarfism Web Page ... A Definition of Dwarfism . Dwarfism is defined by the lpa (the Little People of America) as "An adult, ... Includes an overview, answers to frequently asked questions, and more. Dwarfism —...
LPA in Biological News

Scripps research scientists identify infertility molecule

...ted to lack a certain type of molecule known as an lpa receptor have fertility problems, which suggests t...l Nature, the scientists detail how mice that lack lpa receptors, which normally appear on the surface of... This is significant because women also have these lpa receptors expressed in their wombs. The discovery ...
LPA in Biological Technology

Rosetta Genomics Executes Binding Term Sheet to Acquire U.S. CLIA-Certified Lab to Expedite Commercialization of Diagnostic Tests

...y surgical pathology laboratory in Lakewood, New Jersey. During his term as lpa President and CEO, the company's revenue grew tenfold, its client base expa... 25 states and it created over 100 new jobs in the region. Dr. Bokhari sold lpa in May 2006 to a Chicago-based private equity fund, Waterstreet Healthcare ...
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