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2014-04-18 10:32:59

In the April issue of Experimental Biology and Medicine a multidisciplinary research team led by Drs. Rex Gaskins and Paul Kenis in the Institute of Genomic Biology (IGB) on the campus of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work on subcellular redox homeostasis. Intracellular reduction-oxidation reactions underlie a variety of cell functions including energy metabolism, signaling, and transcriptional processes. Due to these crucial roles in regulating normal...

2014-04-07 11:03:54

Chemists in The College of Arts and Sciences have, for the first time, created enzyme-like activity using peptides that are only seven amino acids long. Their breakthrough, which is the subject of a recent article in Nature Chemistry magazine (Macmillan Publishers, 2014), may revolutionize the study of modern-day enzymes, whose chains of amino acids usually number in the hundreds, and of neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, which are usually characterized by small clumps of...

2014-02-27 20:21:45

MATTHEWS, N.C., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEM Corporation, a leading global provider of microwave laboratory instrumentation is pleased to announce that CEM has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with SpheriTech Ltd, UK to manufacture and sell their range of SpheriTide® -based resins. The initial applications for these resins will focus on peptide synthesis. SpheriTide has unique properties that provide benefits toward the production of higher purity peptides. CEM is in the...

2014-02-26 23:00:25

ReportsnReports.com adds “Global Peptide Therapeutics Market & Pipeline Insight” this research report to its online library. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 There are many applications of the peptide drugs. The most popular and dominant segments include cancer peptide segment, which accounted for the largest share of more than 20%. It is most likely that due to rising incidence of cancer across the globe, this application market is expected to record a strong growth in the...

2014-02-18 16:26:23

BOULDER, Colo. and SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With its participation in the 58(th) annual Biophysical Society Meeting from February 15 - 19, along with the 21st International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, BiOptix entered a second week highlighting the 404pi SPR platform and new publication data to a global research audience in California. "California continues to be a global center of scientific research," noted Ken Wilczek, Vice President, Sales &...

2014-02-13 08:30:31

REG2 Extends Regado's Next-Generation Anticoagulation Therapy Franchise as Phase 3 REGULATE-PCI Clinical Trial of REG1 Advances BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGDO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the late-stage clinical development of its first-in-class, actively controllable antithrombotic drug system, REG1, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company's...

2014-02-12 08:28:36

New Patent Extends Coverage to Peptide- and Protein-Based Control Agents BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regado Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGDO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the late-stage clinical development of its first-in-class, actively controllable antithrombotic drug system, REG1, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued an important patent that expands protection of Regado's core technology platform...

2014-02-03 23:22:48

Cosmetic peptides, such as Argireline and GHK-Cu, are making headlines throughout the scientific research community due to their advanced anti-aging abilities on a natural cellular level. (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Cosmetic peptides such as Argireline and GHK-Cu are being used in the anti-aging and beauty industry as the new “it” ingredients for increased product efficiency. These dynamic ingredients help promote and protect the health of your skin are highly valued by the cosmetic...

2014-01-28 09:10:37

Drugs comprised of single strands of DNA, called aptamers, can bind to targets inside tumor cells causing cell death. But these DNA drugs cannot readily get inside tumor cells on their own. Effective delivery of DNA aptamers using a natural polysaccharide as a carrier is described in an article in Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers. The article is available on the Nucleic Acid Therapeutics website. Tatyana Zamay and coauthors,...

2014-01-16 08:27:31

Growth Hormone Releasing Peptides and Growth Hormone Releasing Hormones offer legal, safe, inexpensive and effective benefits MILLBURN, N.J., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Human Growth Hormone (HGH) produced by recombinant gene technology has been used extensively for anti-aging therapy during the past decade. Some of the symptoms of low HGH levels include a declining sex drive, lower energy levels, drowsy, sleepiness and fatigue, an accumulation of body fat and adipose tissue around the mid...


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