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2013-07-11 16:09:12

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the National Institutes of Health have obtained ground-breaking new knowledge about proteases - important enzymes which, among other things, play a role in the development of cancer cells. The findings may be significant for the development of cancer drugs, and have just been published in Journal of Biological Chemistry. In a joint effort with the National Institutes of Health, a group of researchers from the University of Copenhagen have...

2013-05-02 08:37:13

SAN DIEGO, May 02, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abide Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company pioneering innovative approaches to selectively target a group of enzymes known as serine hydrolases, today announced that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside the U.S. and Canada, to discover, develop and commercialize small-molecule therapies directed against three novel targets to treat metabolic diseases with a focus on type 2 diabetes. (Logo:...

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2008-09-24 08:18:23

Federal officials started a crackdown against several companies that market an eye wash and popular skin cream without government approval. The eye wash is used to keep the eyes moist during surgery. The FDA said in a public notice, that two companies, Alcon Laboratories and Akorn, Inc. have versions that are officially approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and are not affected. However, three other firms are selling similar types of eye wash without federal validation of their...

2008-09-23 15:00:02

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning companies marketing unapproved products to stop manufacturing and marketing or face charges. The FDA specifically noted companies marketing unapproved ophthalmic balanced salt solutions, or BSS, and unapproved topical drug products containing papain. The federal agency said it was issuing the warning because it has received reports of serious adverse events associated with their uses. "Companies must stop manufacturing unapproved BSS...