Compound from cottonseed for neck and head cancers
A chemical compound derived from the cottonseed
oil had showed promise in treating the cancer of head and neck.//
Scientist from University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center had found that the chemical compound called gossypol regulates the protein called Bcl-xL, which is found over-ex...
Indian American have Genetically Engineered Edible Cottonseed
A team of researchers led by an Indian American scientist have genetically engineered toxin-free cottonseeds, potentially unlocking a large source of nutrition. //
Cotton fibre continues to be a globally vital textile crop. The leftover cottonseeds are a high source of protein, but the presenc...
Cottonseed-based drug shows promise in treating severe brain cancer
... BIRMNGHAM, Ala. An experimental drug derived from cottonseed
shows promise in treating the recurrence of glioblastoma multiforme, widely... II clinical trial of AT-101, a pill manufactured from a potent compound in cottonseed
that overcomes the abnormal growth patterns of tumor cells. This cottonseed...
Highlights from the October 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
...ity of Illinois and Pennsylvania State University.
Substituting canola oil and canola-based margarine for vegetable oils and spreads, such as corn, cottonseed
and soybean, increases compliance with dietary recommendations for saturated fatty acid, monounsaturated fatty acid and alpha-linolenic acid, the rese...
Anticancer Effects of Curcumin Revealed
...PC-3 cell-line. Curcumin was administered via an oral route to all mice (5 days per week for 4 weeks) except for the control group which only received cottonseed
oil. Study groups (5 mice each) were divided as follows: (1) curcumin therapy alone, (2) gemcitabine alone intraperitoneally, (3) radiotherapy alone, ...
Wet Distiller's Grains Could Play a Role in Cattle Diets
...ler's grains for some of the steam-flaked corn and cottonseed
meal," Brown said. "Also, there hadn't been any st...ller's grains replaced a combination of 35 percent cottonseed
meal and 65 percent steam-flaked corn, he said. ...factor in costs ? the price of distiller's grains, cottonseed
meal, yellow grease, which all change over time ? ...
Gossypol helps in chemotherapy of neck and head cancer.
... Gossypol, a compound present in cottonseed
has been found be increase the effectiveness of chemotherapy// for neck and head cancer patients. This could prove beneficial in cancer treatment and ...
OCAST funds OSU projects with commercial viability
Janet Cole, professor of horticulture and landscape architecture, received $66,941 for two years. Cole will investigate the potential of using cottonseed
and canola meal, waste products from the production of cooking oils, as organic fertilizers for landscape planting. While the meal is currently used ...
New technologies coming too fast for Indian farmers
...le to digest new technologies as they come along. In Warangal, the pattern of change is dizzying. From 2003 to 2005, more than 125 different brands of cottonseed
had been sold. But the seeds come and go. In 2005, there were 78 kinds being sold, but only 24 of those were around in 2003."
Bt cottonseed, genet...
Compound from Chinese medicine shows promise in head and neck cancer
... A compound derived from cottonseed
could help improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy at treating head and n...mpound derived from a component of Chinese medicine.
Gossypol comes from cottonseed
and was once used in China as a male contraceptive. More recently, it's bee...