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NES-ZIONA, Israel, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PROLOR Biotech, Inc., (NYSE Amex: PBTH), today reported positive results from a comparative study of its biobetter longer-acting version of the hemophilia drug Factor IX (Factor IX-CTP) in Factor IX-depleted hemophilic mice.
Under standard laboratory conditions, the human beta-defensin 1 (hBD-1), a human antibiotic naturally produced in the body, had always shown only little activity against microbes.
The study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, reveals that damaged alpha-synuclein proteins (which are implicated in Parkinson's disease) can spread in a 'prion-like' manner, an infection model previously described for diseases such as BSE (mad cow disease).
In a study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Early Edition ahead of print), a team of researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute and four collaborating institutions, identified a new and unexpected biological pathway that appears to contribute to the development of glaucoma and its resulting vision loss.
VIENNA, December 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With a grant of USD 475,000, the Michael J. Fox Foundation is funding preclinical development of a vaccine against Parkinson's disease by AFFiRiS AG.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Catalyst Biosciences, Inc., the leading company in the discovery and development of engineered proteases, today announced the receipt of a $4.0 million milestone payment from Pfizer Inc.
CRANBURY, N.J., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for rare diseases, today announced that it has been awarded a second grant from The Michael J.
A Purdue University research team developed a nanoparticle that can hold and release an antimicrobial agent as needed for extending the shelf life of foods susceptible to Listeria monocytogenes.
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring announced today the availability of the next generation HeliTraxÂ® System as part of a specially designed software platform for Apple's iPhoneÂ®, iPod touchÂ®, or iPad(TM) devices.
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Paneth Cells are one of four principal cell types found in the epithelium of the small intestine; the other three are the goblet cell, enterocyte, and enteroendocrine cell. Paneth cells may also be found in the cecum and appendix, although sporadically. These cells are identifiable microscopically by their location just below the intestinal stem cells in the intestinal glands. and the large eosinophilic refractile granules that occupy most of their cytoplasm. These granules consist of...
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