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Novel enzyme inhibitor paves way for new cancer drug
(PHILADELPHIA) Combining natural organic atoms with metal complexes, scientists at The Wistar Institute have developed a new type of enzyme inhibitor capable of blocking a biochemical pathway that plays a key role in cancer development.
Based on studies in human melanoma cells, the research p...
Study paves way for development of macular degeneration cures
January 28, 2008 Owings Mills, MD -- A new study of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a disease that affects more than nine million Americans, will pave the way for the biopharmaceutical industry to develop better treatments and cures, according to the Foundation Fighting Blindness, which ...
Sea Snail Venom Paves Way for Potent New Painkiller
Washington, Boffins have used the magical properties of the deadly sea snail venom to create a drug that can kill pain in humans.
The snail uses venom to paralyze passing fish, but scientists found that chemicals in the poison could also obstruct pain signals in the human brain.
"Decryption" of Enzyme's Functions Paves Way for Future Drug Discovery
Scientists have achieved the first success in "decrypting" an enzyme's function from its structure, a breakthrough that may open an efficient route to drug discovery.
Led by UCSF's Brian Shoichet, Steven Almo of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Frank Raushel of Texas A and M, t...
New Procedure Paves Way for Eunuchs to Choose a Gender and Conceive
Hermaphrodites, commonly known as eunuchs, can now choose a gender of their liking and some can even give birth to babies - thanks //to a special procedure developed at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here.
After proper diagnosis, some 1,100 patients have already given prop...
Cellulose Nanocrystal Research Paves the Way for Newer Vaccines, Computer Inks
Blacksburg – Maren Roman, assistant professor in the wood science and forest products department of the College of Natural Resources at Virginia// Tech has explored the capabilities of nanocrystal research to reflect in the production of vaccines and better computer printer ink. Her research has ta...
Ancient Herbal Text Paves the Way to Novel Anti-bacterial Drug
An exclusive Mayo Clinic partnership has revitalized the healing wisdom of Pacific Island cultures by putting //to test a therapeutic plant extract, details of which were found in a 17th century Dutch herbal text, known for its anti-bacterial properties. Early findings have shown that extracts fro...
Dolly Paves the Way for Exhaustive Stem Cell Research
It has been ten years since dolly’s birth and scientist are still doing exhaustive research in the field of stem cells//.
Dolly offered hope to millions of sick and disabled people that their disease can be cured. Dolly the Sheep is the world's first clone of an adult mammal. From then on many ...
Treatment of Bacterial Infection Paves the Way to Treat CF Infection
According to the researchers at the Harvard Medical School it is said that a resistant bacteria was found in the lungs of chronically infected cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. // Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PA) is the bacteria which secretes proteins that cause disease in the CF patients says Joseph Moug...
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Leicester research paves way for first use in Europe of an insect to fight invasive plant
Researchers at the University of Leicester have paved the way for the first ever use in Europe of an insect (biocontrol) to combat an invasive plant species in Britain.
University of Leicester biologists established that the Japanese Knotweed in Britain was one the biggest females in the world-...
Comprehensive genetic study paves way for new blood-pressure medicines
Eight previously unknown genes that affect blood pressure were recently identified in a comprehensive international study comprising 34,433 Europeans. The findings of the study, in which Uppsala University researchers participated, are being presented today in the Web edition of Nature Genetics ....
New discovery paves the way for new diagnosis of serious lung disease
The discovery by Uppsala University researchers of a previously unknown protein in the cells of the lower air ways brings new potential for early diagnosis of a serious lung disease. The findings, published today in the Web edition of the American journal Proceedings of the National Academy of S...
Finding paves way for better treatment of autoimmune disease
A signaling molecule with an affinity for alcohol has yielded a rapid, inexpensive way to make large numbers of immune cells that work like beat cops keeping misguided cells from attacking the body.
The ability to easily make large numbers of these cells opens the door to improved treatment and ...
Breakthrough method in nanoparticle synthesis paves the way for new pharmaceutical and biomedical applications
The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) has developed a novel method to simultaneously control the size and morphology of nanoparticles, which can be used in pharmaceutical synthesis and novel biomedical applications.
This groundbreaking research was recently featured in the lea...
Ovarian transplantation: First baby is born after a new technique
...n ovarian tissue in the ovarian and peritoneal areas three days before the real transplant. The first graft encourages the growth of blood vessels and paves
the way for the ovary to become fully functioning in a shorter time scale than would be possible if all the tissue were to be transplanted at the same...
Identification of a key molecular pathway required for brain neural circuit formation
...tors of axon guidance molecules such as Shh", adds Dr. Charron, "helps us to understand the molecular mechanisms by which axons reach their target. It paves
the way to new therapies to treat spinal cord injuries, neurodevelopmental disorders, and neurodegenerative diseases."
This new discovery was made ...
Hebrew University researchers neutralize tumor growth in embryonic stem cell therapy
...ew University of Jerusalem have discovered a method to potentially eliminate the tumor-risk factor in utilizing human embryonic stem cells. Their work paves
the way for further progress in the promising field of stem cell therapy.
Human embryonic stem cells are theoretically capable of differentiation ...
Global alliance of leading technological universities to address global societal issues
...ing relations between member institutions of the Alliance, NTU and Imperial College London yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which paves
the way for a joint PhD degree programme. This collaboration is also a milestone for both NTU and Imperial College as this is the first time that they...
UCR scientists identify stem-cell genes that help form plant organs
...generated by, and surround, the stem cells).
The final product of the researchers' work is a genome-scale, expression map of SAMan achievement that paves
the way to developing better varieties of crops and plants.
Besides revealing the molecular pathways that stem cells employ, the discovery also can...
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Automated Sequence Capture for Next-Generation Sequencing Paves the Way for Personalized Medicine
HybSelect(TM) first to provide high coverage and megabase capacity for the next generation sequencing community
LEXINGTON, Mass. and HEIDELBERG, Germany, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- febit today announced the official launch of its new sequence capture technology HybSelect. In several biomedica...
New catalyst paves the path for ethanol-powered fuel cells
UPTON, NY A team of scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Delaware and Yeshiva University, has developed a new catalyst that could make ethanol-powered fuel cells feasible. The highly efficient ...
Plasmonic whispering gallery microcavity paves the way to future nanolasers
The principle behind whispering galleries where words spoken softly beneath a domed ceiling or in a vault can be clearly heard on the opposite side of the chamber has been used to achieve what could prove to be a significant breakthrough in the miniaturization of lasers. Ultrasmall lasers, i.e.,...
Nanofabrication method paves way for new optical devices
EVANSTON, Ill. --- An innovative and inexpensive way of making nanomaterials on a large scale has resulted in novel forms of advanced materials that pave the way for exceptional and unexpected optical properties. The new fabrication technique, known as soft lithography, offers many significant adv...
The Chiesi Group Lands in the United States
...ting into its staff the sales reps who are now promoting Curosurf in
the community of American neonatologists.
The result of the two agreements paves
the way for consolidating Chiesi's
marketing presence in the USA, where the Group is already present with a
clinical research unit in Rockville (Maryl...
Waters and University of Warwick Sign Research Agreement Designed to Foster Adoption of Novel MS Technologies
...lopment and adoption of novel mass spectrometry (MS) technologies, including Waters(R) SYNAPT High Definition MS(TM) (HDMS(TM)) system. This agreement paves
the way for research projects leading to meaningful impact for analysts using biomedical mass spectrometry, validated by peer-reviewed publications, p...
Intrasphere Technologies Releases Version 1.5 of Its PharmaCM Clinical Trial Registration Solution Powered by Microsoft
...Management suite which also comprises Submissions Planning and Authoring and Structured Product Labeling modules.
The release of PharmaCM CTR 1.5 paves
the way for integration of other clinical information and documents into PharmaCM, such as Protocols and Clinical Study Reports, so that information c...
A molecular ripcord for chemical reactions
...d them to initiate chemical reactions with mechanical force. This discovery paves
the way to developing materials capable of repairing themselves under the i...ing blocks called monomers).
This discovery paves
the way to creating self-repairing materials that strengthen under the infl...
Researchers create catalysts for use in hydrogen storage materials
...re are challenges to safely and efficiently store it.
"Currently there are no hydrogen storage materials that meet industry requirements. Our work paves
the way to design and synthesize new and improved catalysts for the dehydrogenation of complex hydrides, taking us one step closer to finding the righ...
MMR Seeks Its Slice of the Billion-Dollar Stimulus Pie
...or hardware costs, or changing the basic workflow of the physician's office.
"The investment funds and momentum created by the stimulus package paves
the way for MMR to offer an optimized solution for achieving greater efficiencies in physician practices," said Lorsch. "Helping to bring healthcare ...