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2008-06-19 09:00:09

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - Ambrilia Biopharma Inc. (TSX:AMB) today reported that it demonstrated and validated the in vivo proof-of-concept with its NGR-delivery technology applied to a carrier containing a siRNA (small interfering RNA). Data in animal tumor models showed efficient siRNA delivery to the tumor tissue, internalization and suppression of a cancer-promoting gene (oncogene). Such genes are essential to the growth of a number of tumors. In the past years, a...

2008-06-18 09:01:18

SAN FRANCISCO, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nile Therapeutics, Inc. , today announced that it has entered into a worldwide, exclusive license agreement with Mayo Clinic ("Mayo") for the rights to commercially develop CU-NP, a rationally designed natriuretic peptide that consists of amino acid chains identical to those produced by the human body, specifically the ring structure of C-type Natriuretic Peptide (CNP) and the N- and C-termini of Urodilatin (URO). CU-NP was designed by...

2008-06-17 00:00:31

The Scandinavian-based drug development company Lytix Biopharma revealed more information on its lead anti-cancer molecule Oncopore at BIO 2008 in San Diego. The first of a novel class of drugs, Oncopore is based on an anti-cancer pharmacophore of lactoferrin and is the result of systematic QSAR work and extensive preclinical studies. According to Lytix Biopharma CEO 0ystein Rekdal this is an important milestone for the company: "Oncopore is the company`s first oncology product for...

2007-07-13 06:15:46

By Lee, Seung-Hwan Kim, Mee-Ran; Kim, Ji-Hyun; Kwon, Hyuk-Sang; Et al Abstract We report a patient with combined polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and autoimmune polyglandular syndrome (APS) type 2. A 26-year-old female presented with polyuria, polydipsia and acute weight loss. She was diagnosed with: (1) type 1 diabetes, with hyperglycemia, impaired insulin secretion, and positive autoantibodies for GAD-65 and IA-2; (2) autoimmune thyroiditis, with hypothyroidism, positive anti-microsomal...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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