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2013-01-29 12:27:57

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Cancer Research (NFCR) announced today that Dr. Alex Matter has been awarded the 8(th) Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research for his contributions to the development of the first drug specifically targeting a molecular lesion in cancer. This first targeted cancer therapy, imatinib mesylate, or Gleevec, contributed to a major breakthrough in the treatment of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML), followed by...

2011-12-15 17:08:35

A generally accepted 44-year-old assumption about how certain kinds of bacteria make energy and synthesize cell materials has been shown to be incorrect by a team of scientists led by Donald Bryant, the Ernest C. Pollard Professor of Biotechnology at Penn State University and a research professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Montana State University. The research, which will be published in the journal Science on 16 December 2011, is expected to help scientists discover...

2011-12-09 08:00:00

The Science Magazine EurekaMag.com publishes articles in all areas of biological science. The latest articles cover Abalone which are small to very large edible sea snails, the Krebs Cycle which is a cycle of chemical reactions used by all aerobic living organisms to generate energy, and Clostridium which is a genus of bacteria with multiple bio-industrial uses. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) December 09, 2011 The Biology Magazine EurekaMag.com publishes articles in all areas of biological...

2011-11-22 11:27:49

Finding could lead to new cancer-stopping therapies A research team led by UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists has identified an atypical metabolic pathway unique to some tumors, possibly providing a future target for drugs that could reduce or halt the spread of cancer. Dr. Ralph DeBerardinis, senior author of the study published Nov. 20 in Nature, likened the newly discovered pathway to traffic that is rerouted during a highway construction project. "If we hone in on this...

2010-01-27 16:46:51

Findings provide a new potential target for killing cancer cells HOUSTON - Leukemia cells, like most cancers, are addicted to glucose to generate their energy, but new research shows for the first time that these cells also rely on fatty acid metabolism to grow and to evade cell death. Inhibiting fatty acid oxidation makes leukemia cells vulnerable to drugs that force them to commit suicide, scientists from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and The University of Texas...

2007-10-02 09:01:00

By De Muynck, Cassandra Pereira, Catarina S S; Naessens, Myriam; Parmentier, Sofie; Et al ABSTRACT The genus Gluconobacter comprises some of the most frequently used microorganisms when it comes to biotechnological applications. Not only has it been involved in "historical" production processes, such as vinegar production, but in the last decades many bioconversion routes for special and rare sugars involving Gluconobacter have been developed. Among the most recent are the...