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2014-07-17 16:25:53

Publication in Science Unveils Novel, Diverse and Separate Biological Functions That Can Be Harnessed Therapeutically to Mediate a Wide Range of Human Disease SAN DIEGO and HONG KONG, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma, an innovative rare disease therapeutics enterprise, and its subsidiary in Hong Kong, Pangu Biopharma (aTyr), announced the discovery of a new class of human proteins with therapeutic relevance for a wide range of diseases. The findings unveiled today in a...

2014-07-15 00:20:40

SAN DIEGO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma, an innovative rare disease therapeutics enterprise announced today, the scientific publication of a splice variant of a tRNA synthetase in association with a rare muscle disease. This article, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, demonstrated novel findings relative to Physiocrine proteins, that include extracellular functions derived from the tRNA synthetase gene family. These data further highlight the potential...

Secret Of Herbal Malaria Cure Unlocked
2012-12-24 11:17:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online For over a millennium the Chinese have used an herb known as Chang Shan to treat fevers associated with malaria. While its effectiveness in treating the disease has long been confirmed by modern medicine, its exact function has remained mystery. However, in a recent study, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) say they have uncovered the molecular mechanism that gives this ancient homeopathic drug its healing...

2012-06-11 20:10:12

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are working to develop substances that can prevent parasites, bacteria and fungi from producing essential proteins, research that could, in the long term, lead to new drugs for several major diseases. The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases — a type of enzyme — are important targets for the development of new drugs for several major diseases such as cancer, various parasitic diseases...

2011-06-17 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma, an innovative protein therapeutics company, announced today that Red Herring has named the company as a winner of the 2011 Red Herring 100 North America Award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private companies. aTyr was recognized for its leadership and innovation in the discovery of Physiocrines and development of Physiocrine-based medicines. Physiocrines are naturally occurring human proteins that possess novel...

2011-05-18 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- aTyr Pharma, an innovative protein therapeutics company, announced today that Melissa Ashlock, M.D., has joined as vice president, external scientific alliances and human genetics. Dr. Ashlock's experience in translating novel biology into drug discovery opportunities and collaborations will support the aTyr team in the development of innovative therapeutic approaches for Physiocrine-based medicines. Physiocrines are naturally occurring human...


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