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2014-07-08 12:28:52

Full Article Here: http://bit.ly/CHOPPI_PR PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Public-private partnership resulted in the development of a new web-based tool that will help manufacturers of protein-based therapeutics improve the safety of their manufacturing processes, avoiding problems that caused the FDA to suspend a clinical trial in 2012 for a Factor IX protein. The tool predicts the likelihood that product-associated impurities will induce an adverse response in...

2014-06-05 08:28:41

In vivo T cell active immunotherapy generated from DCVex(TM) platform SEATTLE and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Design, a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on the development of novel immune-based therapies for cancer and other chronic conditions, today announced treatment of the first patient in a Phase 1 clinical trial of LV305, an immuno-oncology investigational agent from the company's DCVex(TM) lentiviral vector platform....

2014-05-27 23:11:01

Immunoglobulins or antibodies are proteins used by the immune system to neutralize pathogens including bacteria and viruses. The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has published 31,900 articles covering the interactions between a wide variety of immunoglobulins and pathogens particularly in humans. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 EurekaMag.com has published 31,900 articles on the importance of immunoglobulins for identifying and neutralizing pathogens such as...

Surprising Similarities In The Way Immune System Defenders Bind To Disease-causing Invaders
2014-05-27 03:50:47

By Glenn Roberts Jr., Stanford University A study led by researchers at Stanford's School of Medicine reveals how T cells, the immune system's foot soldiers, respond to an enormous number of potential health threats. X-ray studies at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, combined with Stanford biological studies and computational analysis, revealed remarkable similarities in the structure of binding sites, which allow a given T cell to recognize many...

2014-05-27 08:28:58

SEATTLE and SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Design, a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on the development of novel immune-based therapies for cancer and other chronic conditions, today announced the application of its GLAAS(TM)( )discovery platform in the Phase 1 clinical trial of MEDI7510, an investigational agent for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) being developed by MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca....

2014-05-13 11:31:45

Emory Health Sciences Carbohydrate-binding proteins fill in gaps in immune defenses Our bodies produce a family of proteins that recognize and kill bacteria whose carbohydrate coatings resemble those of our own cells too closely, scientists have discovered. Called galectins, these proteins recognize carbohydrates from a broad range of disease-causing bacteria, and could potentially be deployed as antibiotics to treat certain infections. The results are scheduled for publication in...

2014-04-18 09:59:31

Attack by own immune system may kill neurons in Parkinson's disease The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson's disease is still unknown, but a new study proposes that neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by the person's own immune system, similar to the way autoimmune diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, and multiple sclerosis attack the body's cells. The study was published April 16, 2014, in Nature Communications. "This is a new, and likely controversial,...

2014-04-11 08:24:18

LONDON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThioBridge(TM) linker to attach different payloads to a range of antibodies PolyTherics Limited ("PolyTherics"), a provider of technologies and services to enable the development of better biopharmaceuticals, today announced an extension to its ThioBridge(TM) antibody drug conjugate ("ADC") collaboration with MacroGenics Inc (NASDAQ: MGNX), a US biotechnology company developing innovative medicines utilizing its next...

2014-03-25 08:30:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VLP Therapeutics, Inc. ("VLP"), a Rockville-based biotechnology company focusing on the research and development of next generation antibody agents and therapeutic as well as preventive vaccines based upon a novel and proprietary i- VLP technology (which stands for "inserted alpha virus like particle"), today announced that Ryuji Ueno, M.D., Ph.D., Ph.D., Co-Founder and former Chair, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of...

Studies Of Cow Antibodies Help Scientists Understand How Our Own Bodies Work
2014-02-19 12:20:46

American Institute of Physics Understanding how antibodies work is important for designing new vaccines to fight infectious diseases and certain types of cancer and for treating disorders of the immune system in animals and humans. In research to be presented at the 58th Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, taking place in San Francisco from Feb. 15-19, Dr. Damian Ekiert, who is now at the University of California, San Francisco, will describe research he conducted as part of a team of...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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