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2010-03-25 09:35:00

Suspecting that a particular protein in tuberculosis was likely to be vital to the bacteria's survival, Johns Hopkins scientists screened 175,000 small chemical compounds and identified a potent class of compounds that selectively slows down this protein's activity and, in a test tube, blocks TB growth, demonstrating that the protein is indeed a vulnerable target.

2010-03-15 16:11:00

MADRID, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Centocor Ortho Biotech Products has informed PharmaMar SA (Grupo Zeltia, ZEL.MC) that the regulatory authorities in Israel, Panama and Ukraine have approved Yondelis(R) for advanced soft tissue sarcoma (STS) in adults.

2010-02-27 09:04:18

A team of Michigan State University scientists - using a new cooling method they created - has uncovered the inner workings of a key iron-containing enzyme, a discovery that could help researchers develop new medicines or understand how enzymes repair DNA.

2010-02-22 10:52:59

Have you seen a spotted plaice? Probably. However, marine biologist Helen Nilsson Sköld at the University of Gothenburg is the first person to research the spotted insides of plaice.

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2010-02-19 10:32:40

It is not unusual to hear people blame their metabolism after gaining a few pounds, but changes in metabolism – the process that shapes how our bodies turn food into energy -- can have much more sinister effects than making it hard to fit into your favorite jeans.

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2010-02-16 10:54:05

Chemists in Mülheim devise a new way of optimizing enzymes for industrial applications.

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2010-02-16 09:56:33

Structure will help MU researchers determine function, develop drugs to inhibit enzyme.

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2010-02-16 07:56:43

Researchers report that they have discovered – and now know how to exploit – an unusual chemical reaction mechanism that allows malaria parasites and many disease-causing bacteria to survive.

2010-02-04 06:00:00

PRINCETON, NJ, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ - DNP Green Technology has acquired a controlling stake in Sinoven Biopolymers Inc., a private US company.

2010-02-03 06:22:00

VIENNA, Austria, February 3 /PRNewswire/ -- EUCODIS Bioscience, a company providing customized enzymes to the pharmaceutical, chemical, and other industries, announced today that it has received a cash injection of EUR 2 million from existing shareholders. The Company will use these funds to swiftly add new enzyme families to its product portfolio and to accelerate the development of international markets.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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