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2010-10-20 08:55:54

Sensor uses frog peptides to test for drug and medical device contamination.

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2010-05-07 08:48:13

Emory scientists have discovered that simple peptides can organize into bi-layer membranes.

2010-03-03 09:09:58

Understanding amyloid-beta's normal function could lead to preventive, therapeutic strategies

2010-01-20 15:09:45

Study shows: Nutrition has a direct influence on the immune system.

2010-01-04 14:01:55

New research in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology shows that glycyrrhizin extracted from licorice root helps the body defend against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.

2009-12-02 06:03:00

LUND, Sweden, December 2 /PRNewswire/ -- DermaGen AB - part of the Karolinska Development dermatology and wound healing company "Pergamum" - today announced that Dermagen AB has received promising results from a clinical Phase I/IIa study.

2009-08-18 21:42:29

A new study has concluded that one key part of the immune system, the ability of vitamin D to regulate anti-bactericidal proteins, is so important that is has been conserved through almost 60 million years of evolution and is shared only by primates, including humans – but no other known animal species.

2009-06-03 13:29:19

U.S. scientists have found exposure to estrogen reduces the production of immune-related proteins in fish, making them more susceptible to disease. U.S.

2009-06-03 14:17:35

Exposure to estrogen reduces production of immune-related proteins in fish. This suggests that certain compounds, known as endocrine disruptors, may make fish more susceptible to disease.

2009-01-30 12:41:59

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have discovered a mimic of one of “nature’s antibiotics” that can be used to coat medical devices to prevent infection and rejection.


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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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