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2013-06-06 19:58:39

Humans have been raising cows for their meat, hides and milk for millennia. Now it appears that the cow immune system also has something to offer. A new study led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) focusing on an extraordinary family of cow antibodies points to new ways to make human medicines. “These antibodies´ structure and their mechanism for creating diversity haven´t been seen before in other animals´ antibodies,” said Vaughn V....

2013-06-02 23:14:39

A recently added market report by Transparency Market Research on “Monoclonal Antibodies Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecast, 2012 - 2018” is now available for pre-order. To browse the report, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/monoclonal-antibodies.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Monoclonal antibodies have brought a paradigm shift in biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. Monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) are mono-specific...

2013-05-28 10:22:21

A sugar polymer found on the cell surface of multiple pathogens could be key to developing a broad-spectrum vaccine Developing new vaccines to protect against diseases that plague humans is fraught with numerous challenges–one being that microbes tend to vary how they look on the surface to avoid being identified and destroyed by the immune system. However, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have discovered a sugar polymer that is common on the cell surface of...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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