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2010-03-25 09:35:00

Suspecting that a particular protein in tuberculosis was likely to be vital to the bacteria's survival, Johns Hopkins scientists screened 175,000 small chemical compounds and identified a potent class of compounds that selectively slows down this protein's activity and, in a test tube, blocks TB growth, demonstrating that the protein is indeed a vulnerable target.

2010-02-16 10:21:34

Inserting a human protein important in cancer development was able to revive dying plants, showing an evolutionary link between plants and humans and possibly making it easier to study the protein's function in cancer development, a Purdue University study has shown.

2010-02-12 06:00:00

BRISBANE, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) announced today that it will release fourth quarter and full year 2009 financial results on Wednesday, February 17, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time.

2010-02-04 11:50:24

Novel therapies could improve potency of existing AIDS treatments, help to combat drug-resistant virus strains.

2010-02-03 15:50:46

Many favorite breakfast cereals, candies, beers, and other foods and beverages owe much of their smooth, delicious flavor to malt.

2009-10-29 15:01:00

BRISBANE, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that Dan Welch, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of InterMune, will present at the Oppenheimer 20th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York on November 4, 2009 at 3:20 p.m.

2009-10-29 06:00:00

BRISBANE, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) announced today that it will release third quarter 2009 financial results on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time. A live conference call and webcast will be hosted by InterMune at 4:30 p.m.

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2009-10-16 13:50:43

Researchers have solved the mystery of how barnacles attach themselves to other objects, showing that barnacle glue binds together exactly the same way as human blood does when it clots.

2009-10-01 06:00:00

BRISBANE, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that Dan Welch, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of InterMune, will present at the Fourth Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Focus Conference in New York on October 5, 2009 at 3:30 p.m.

2009-09-21 13:47:42

Investigators at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have identified novel cleavage sites for the enzyme caspase-3 (an enzyme that proteolytically cleaves target proteins).


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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