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2013-06-06 04:21:03

WELWYN GARDEN CITY, England and BOSTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR drug discovery company, notes that it will be presenting at the following biotech industry events over the coming weeks. EPIC European Partnering and Investment Conference [http://www.epicbiotech.com ] (London, UK, 6 June) Dr Barry Kenny, Heptares' Chief Business Officer, will present an overview of the Company at 4:00pm (BST). Boston Biotech CEO...

2013-05-22 08:28:16

Patents Extend ThermoDox® IP to 2026 in Largest Markets for Hepatocellular Carcinoma LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) announced today that its proprietary patent application, "Method of Storing Nanoparticle Formulations," has now been granted in the four largest markets for liver cancer globally: China, Japan, South Korea and most recently Taiwan. Celsion holds an exclusive license agreement with Duke University for its...

2013-05-09 08:29:44

Forest Laboratories leads Trevena's $60 Million Series C Funding Round; All existing investors to also participate KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. and NEW YORK, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Trevena, Inc., (Trevena) a clinical stage pharmaceutical company and the leader in the discovery and development of G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) biased ligands, and Forest Laboratories Holding Limited (Forest), a subsidiary of Forest Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: FRX), an international pharmaceutical company,...

2013-04-30 13:57:08

NIH-funded study reveals protein, fatty molecules and cellular energy work together during endocytosis Cells ingest proteins and engulf bacteria by a gymnastic, shape-shifting process called endocytosis. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health revealed how a key protein, dynamin, drives the action. Endocytosis lets cells absorb nutrients, import growth factors, prevent infections and accomplish many other vital tasks. Yet, despite decades of research, scientists don't fully...

2013-04-29 14:06:58

For the first time, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have managed to obtain detailed images of the way in which the transport protein GLUT transports sugars into cells. Since tumors are highly dependent on the transportation of nutrients in order to be able to grow rapidly, the researchers are hoping that the study published in the scientific magazine Nature Structural & Molecular Biology will form the basis for new strategies to fight cancer cells. In order to be able to...

2013-04-29 04:21:17

WELWYN GARDEN CITY, England and BOSTON, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR drug discovery and development company, announces it has achieved all milestones in its collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. By achieving these milestones, Heptares will receive a significant payment from Takeda, under the terms of the agreement signed by the two companies in 2011. The agreement is focused on a single GPCR target nominated by Takeda...

2013-04-23 08:25:07

Ground-breaking technology enables formulation and preparation of unique drug delivery systems WOBURN, Mass., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Covaris, Inc. today announced the introduction of the FS220-M High Performance Formulation Processing System. The FS220-M system extends the company's groundbreaking Adaptive Focused Acoustics (AFA) technology platform and has the ability to process sample volumes ranging from microliters to liters with a true continuous flow...

2013-04-22 22:29:32

A three-dimensional image of one of the proteins that serves as an on-off switch as it binds to receptors on the surface of a cell suggests there may be a sort of main power switch that could be tripped. These surface receptors are responsible for helping cells discern light, set the heart racing, or detect pain. The finding, published online April 21, 2013, in the journal Nature by a research collaboration involving this year's Nobel laureates in chemistry, could help in the development...

2013-04-16 08:28:14

WELWYN GARDEN CITY, England and BOSTON, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR drug discovery company, notes that it will be presenting at the following scientific conferences and biotech industry events over the coming weeks. 8th Annual Drug Discovery Chemistry [http://www.drugdiscoverychemistry.com/GPCR-Drug-Design ] (San Diego, CA, USA, April 16-18) Dr Rob Cooke, Heptares' Head of Biomolecular Structure, will give a presentation...

2013-04-10 08:30:35

- Adds to Earlier Data Demonstrating Potential to Restore Myelin in MS Patients - SEATTLE, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today announced positive data in the most commonly used model for studying the clinical and pathological features of multiple sclerosis (MS), further advancing its development program of GPR17-targeting compounds for the treatment of MS. Compounds previously discovered by Omeros that inhibit GPR17, an orphan G protein-coupled...


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Esophagus
2013-04-30 13:37:01

The esophagus is the muscular tube that is located between the pharynx and the stomach that aids in digestion during swallowing. Formation and Orientation The esophagus is composed of four separate layers; the mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa and the adventitia. The mucosa includes the stratified squamous epithelium, lamina propria and muscularis mucosae. The submucosa houses the esophageal glands and connective papillae. The muscularis externa is composed of three sublayers The...

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