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2011-12-08 16:46:31

Fifty years after the pioneering discovery that a protein's three-dimensional structure is determined solely by the sequence of its amino acids, an international team of researchers has taken a major step toward fulfilling the tantalizing promise: predicting the structure of a protein from its DNA alone. The team at Harvard Medical School (HMS), Politecnico di Torino / Human Genetics Foundation Torino (HuGeF) and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York (MSKCC) has reported...

2011-08-05 00:00:30

American Peptide Company recently began a collaboration with Sandia Biotech to synthesize peptides to be used in their Split Green Fluorescent Protein (sGFP) detection system. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 American Peptide Company recently began a collaboration with Sandia Biotech to synthesize peptides to be used in their Split Green Fluorescent Protein (sGFP) detection system. The split GFP technology consists of a 16 amino acid fusion tag and a complementary protein to detect the...

2011-06-28 10:56:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneTex, a leading manufacturer of high quality antibodies, is pleased to announce that they will be launching a full line of zebrafish antibodies. Zebrafish have been increasingly utilized as a model organism for scientific research. Due to their short lifecycles and relatively large clutch sizes, they are a useful model for genetic studies. Zebrafish eggs are externally fertilized; therefore, researchers can control and manipulate the...

2011-05-02 16:27:21

Determining the molecular configuration of proteins is important in nanotechology, drug design, disease research and many other fields The structures of many protein molecules remain unsolved even after experts apply an extensive array of approaches. An international collaboration has led to a new, high-performance method that rapidly determined the structure of protein molecules in several cases where previous methods had failed. The usefulness of the new method is reported May 1 in Nature...

2011-04-18 13:27:07

Whether you're talking about genes, or neurons, or the workings of a virus, at the most fundamental level, biology is a matter of proteins. So understanding what protein complexes look like and how they operate is the key to figuring out what makes cells tick. By harnessing the unique properties of polarized light, Rockefeller scientists have now developed a new technique that can help deduce the orientation of specific proteins within the cell. By turning their instruments toward the nuclear...

2011-03-29 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek®, Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced today that it has entered into a collaboration and license agreement with Biocare Medical, LLC. Under the agreement, the parties will collaborate to develop and commercialize an immunohistochemical (IHC) diagnostic kit utilizing Morphotek's proprietary monoclonal antibody to specifically detect human folate receptor alpha (FRA) with Biocare's intelliPATH(TM) Automated...

2011-03-22 08:07:00

WOBURN, Mass., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avantra Biosciences has announced they are selling their new and improved proprietary PATH® Protein Microarray Ultra-thin Nitrocellulose Slides. Additionally, Avantra is discussing the possibility of partnering with certain parties to expand the distribution network for the PATH slides. The PATH Slide is the first protein microarray slide to provide the many benefits of nitrocellulose in a thin film that allows very low...


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