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2011-01-28 12:39:39

Australian researchers have come one step closer to understanding how the rhythm of the heartbeat is controlled and why many common drugs, including some antibiotics, antihistamines and anti-psychotics, can cause a potentially fatal abnormal heart rhythm. It is estimated around 40-50% of all drugs in development will block one of the main "Ëœchannels' that carries electricity in the heart and, as a result, can cause heart rhythm problems called cardiac arrhythmias. Most sudden...

2009-10-26 14:26:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Ion Channel Modulator Pipelines: Targets and Agents in Development http://www.reportlinker.com/p0156556/Reportlinker-Adds-Ion-Channel-Modulator-Pipelines-Targets-and-Agents-in-Development.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Ion channels represent a significant opportunity to address an underexploited class of...

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2009-05-29 09:45:56

Paramount Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment say The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn will hit U.S. theaters Dec. 23, 2011. The 3-D motion-capture feature film was directed by Steven Spielberg, and produced by Spielberg, Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy. Paramount is releasing the film in the United States, and distributing it in Asia, Australia, the United Kingdom and all other English-speaking territories. Sony Pictures Releasing International is handling Continental...

2009-05-28 20:10:00

- Sony Pictures Releasing International and Paramount Pictures to Begin Overseas Playdates in Late October, 2011 -   HOLLYWOOD, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment today announced their release plans for the long awaited 3-D motion capture feature film "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn" directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by Spielberg, Peter Jackson, and Kathleen Kennedy. The highly anticipated film will be released by...

2009-04-22 07:00:00

TOKYO, April 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Drug side effects are a major problem for the drug industry. Even very rare events, if serious enough, can warrant drug withdrawal. Unfortunately, these problems often emerge only after a drug has been used by thousands or even millions of patients. Identifying drugs that can trigger heart attacks before they reach the clinic is a major focus of ReproCELL. Current cardiotoxicity tests, especially at early stages of drug development, tend to focus...

2009-03-10 14:55:00

- Company to host seminar Tuesday, March 17, 2009, from 8:30 to 9:30 AM in Room 337 CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ChanTest, the leading expert in ion channels and GPCRs (G-protein coupled receptors) - key to drug discovery, development, and safety - will feature the latest in its expanding line of services and reagents at booth 3056 at the Society of Toxicology conference March 15-19, in Baltimore, Maryland. ChanTest's growing catalog, comprising 86 ion channel and 48 GPCR cell...

2009-02-26 11:33:00

Expanded drug discovery and development services, cell lines, and reagents now cover nearly half of the known drugable genome CLEVELAND, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The leading experts in ion channels and GPCR (G-protein coupled receptors) - key to drug discovery, development, and safety - are now united. ChanTest, the leading provider of ion channel testing services and validated cell lines, announced that it has acquired Rockville, Maryland-based Applied Cell Sciences. ACS is a contract...

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2009-01-26 22:00:12

Director Steven Spielberg began principal photography Monday in Los Angeles on his 3D motion-capture film, The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn. In addition to directing the movie, Spielberg is co-producing it with Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy. Jamie Bell, who has starred in Billy Elliot and Jackson's King Kong, plays Tintin, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high adventure, press notes for the film said. Quantum...

2009-01-26 13:14:00

Spielberg Produces With Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures and Sony Pictures Entertainment have announced the start of principal production in Los Angeles on the 3D Motion Capture Film "The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn," directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Jamie Bell ("Billy Elliot," "Defiance") as Tintin, the intrepid young reporter whose relentless pursuit of a good story thrusts him into a world of high...

2008-09-20 18:00:15

Universal Pictures officials say the U.S. studio will not create an animated movie version of the Belgian comic strip "Tintin" because of cost concerns. Universal officials decided to pass on the 3-D project pitched by directors Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson because they would have to be paid too much, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. "Tintin" would be based on a comic strip written by the late artist Georges Remi between 1929 and 1976. The Times said the comics, which are...


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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