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2011-07-01 00:19:40

A Biotech/Nutritional Science Breakthrough - San Diego Based Liquid Vitamin Company "Passion 4 Life" Using New Liposomal Encapsulation Technology for Better Absorption San Diego-based Passion 4 Life liquid vitamins and minerals (http://www.passion4lifevitamins.com) announces their newly updated and much improved comprehensive liquid vitamins & minerals product using a new Liposomal Encapsulation Technology for their anti-aging super ingredient Resveratrol, making them one of the first...

2011-03-22 15:22:49

Patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer can safely take an experimental oral drug intended to protect healthy tissue from the effects of radiation, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and published in this month's issue of Human Gene Therapy. The findings support further clinical testing of the agent, called manganese superoxide dismutase (MnSOD) plasmid liposome, to determine if giving it alongside chemotherapy and...

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2011-02-07 10:06:59

Discovery of inorganic, semipermeable clay vesicles indicates minerals could have played a key role in the origins of life A team of applied physicists at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), Princeton, and Brandeis have demonstrated the formation of semipermeable vesicles from inorganic clay. The research, published online this week in the journal Soft Matter, shows that clay vesicles provide an ideal container for the compartmentalization of complex organic...

2010-12-23 17:44:05

An invention by UA researchers may provide a way to deliver chemotherapeutic drugs to cancer tissues in controlled doses without harming healthy body cells University of Arizona researchers may have found a way to deliver chemotherapeutic drugs to cancer tissues in controlled doses without harming healthy body cells. If successful, the invention of gold-coated liposomes could make chemotherapy more effective to destroy cancer cells and alleviate the harmful side effects that can result from...

2010-12-06 12:33:00

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Taiwan Liposome Company (TLC) announced today the signing of a collaboration agreement with Ildong Pharmaceutical, one of the top ten pharmaceutical companies in Korea, for the marketing, distribution and sale of ProFlow®, the super generic drug developed by TLC. "The collaboration with a well-established company such as Ildong is certainly very exciting for us," said Dr. Hong, Chairman and CEO of TLC. "We are very much looking...

2010-11-18 12:52:17

Scientists in Germany have developed a way of smuggling an anti-cancer drug past the protective blood-brain barrier and into brain tumours and metastases using a nanocarrier "“ a tiny capsule specially designed to pass through cell membranes and deliver its anti-cancer drug to the cancer cell. The blood-brain barrier is formed by a network of closely sealed endothelial cells in the brain's capillaries, and it expresses a high level of proteins that pump foreign molecules away from the...

2010-10-21 15:50:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Altogen Biosystems announced the release of its second generation of in vivo RNAi transfection reagent (http://www.altogen.com/mirna.php) in the company's popular in vivo delivery product line: PEG-Liposome siRNA In Vivo Transfection Kit. This reagent is also compatible for in vivo transfection of other negatively charged molecules - RNA, DNA, and small proteins. The company also offers custom encapsulation of target molecules into PEG-liposome in vivo...

2010-07-08 15:17:47

A new system for the controlled delivery of pharmaceutical drugs has been developed by a team of University of Rhode Island chemical engineers using nanoparticles embedded in a liposome that can be triggered by non-invasive electromagnetic fields. The discovery by URI professors Geoffrey Bothun and Arijit Bose and graduate student Yanjing Chen was published in the June issue of ACS Nano. According to Bothun, liposomes are tiny nanoscale spherical structures made of lipids that can trap...

2010-06-21 12:38:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Celator Pharmaceuticals today announced that it has expanded its research agreement with Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH). The research agreement provides for the utilization of Celator's proprietary technology in an ongoing drug development and life-cycle management program at Cephalon. "We are pleased that work with this research program has led to its expansion and excited that a global biopharmaceutical company of Cephalon's stature is...

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2010-05-21 08:30:23

An international collaboration led by chemists and engineers from the University of Pennsylvania has prepared a library of synthetic biomaterials that mimic cellular membranes and that show promise in targeted delivery of cancer drugs, gene therapy, proteins, imaging and diagnostic agents and cosmetics safely to the body in the emerging field called nanomedicine. The study appears in the current issue of the journal Science. The research provides the first description of the preparation,...


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