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2014-06-20 08:23:08

MUMBAI, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytokines, a major group in the protein therapeutics umbrella, are known to be soluble extracellular proteins or glycoproteins which are crucial intercellular regulators, having the capacity to mobilize the cells which are engaged in innate as well as adaptive inflammatory host defenses, cell growth, differentiation, cell death, angiogenesis, and development and repair processes aimed at the restoration of homeostasis. These proteins are...

2014-05-28 08:39:41

Friedrich Schiller University Jena Pharmacists develop three new drug candidates against inflammation It is something like the police force of our body: the immune system. It disables intruding pathogens, it dismantles injured tissue and boosts wound healing. In this form of 'self-defense' inflammatory reactions play a decisive role. But sometimes the body's defense mechanism gets out of control and cells or tissues are affected: "Then excessive reactions can occur and illnesses along...

2014-05-09 19:01:15

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute A protein called SOCS4 has been shown to act as a handbrake on the immune system's runaway reaction to flu infection, providing a possible means of minimizing the impact of flu pandemics. Scientists from Melbourne's Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have found that without SOCS4 the immune response to influenza infection is slowed and there is a vast increase in the number of damaging inflammatory molecules in the lungs. This flood of inflammatory...

2014-02-19 12:29:04

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PBL Assay Science announces a licensing agreement with HumanZyme, Inc. (Chicago, USA) to expand reagent offerings. The agreement allows PBL to provide ~50 authentic human cell-expressed (HCE) cytokines and growth factors directly to scientists worldwide. HumanZyme, Inc. is a global leader in providing highly authentic recombinant proteins from human cells under the HumanKine® brand and a preferred outsourcing supplier of human...

2014-02-10 23:02:37

A study led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital identifies factors that predict flu severity in patients and sets the stage for more effective therapies to prevent flu complications and deaths Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have identified a signature immune response that might help doctors identify which newly diagnosed influenza patients are most likely to develop severe symptoms and suffer poor outcomes. The findings...

2014-01-13 23:02:31

NutraGenesis, LLC is pleased to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark office has issued the company U.S. Patent 8,597,697 for the composition of beta glucan and Ashwagandha. Brattleboro, VT (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 NutraGenesis, LLC is pleased to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark office has issued the company U.S. Patent 8,597,697 for the composition of beta glucan and Ashwagandha. Covered under the patent is the company’s WellBody 365®...

2014-01-10 08:23:51

First-in-class program for the treatment of atopic dermatitis and allergic diseases SAN DIEGO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AnaptysBio, Inc., a privately-held therapeutic antibody company today announced the development of a first-in-class therapeutic antibody to interleukin-33 (IL-33). Discovered using the Company's proprietary SHM-XEL platform, AnaptysBio's anti-IL-33 lead candidate antibody (ANB020) inhibits IL-33 cytokine function by blocking interaction with its receptor at...

2013-11-06 11:17:55

Coordinated overactivation of TGFb and CXCR4 signaling pathways confer migratory properties to the hepatocellular carcinoma cells The findings will help to identify which patients benefit TGFb inhibitory therapy. Researchers from the Biological clues of the invasive and metastatic phenotype group of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) led by Isabel Fabregat have discovered the relationship between the TGFb signalling pathways and CXCR4 in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)...

2013-09-19 23:37:30

PBL InterferonSource, a major provider of products, services, information, and know-how related to interferons, cytokines, antibodies, ELISAs, and assay services is changing its name to PBL Assay Science. The company has already begun to implement these changes. Piscataway, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 PBL InterferonSource, a major provider of products, services, information, and know-how related to interferons, cytokines, antibodies, ELISAs, and assay services is changing its...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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