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Protein In Squid Skin Could Improve Biomedical Technologies

Protein In Squid Skin Could Improve Biomedical Technologies

UC Irvine Conductivity could charge up futuristic disease treatments The common pencil squid (Loliginidae) may hold the key to a new generation of medical technologies that could communicate more directly with the human body. UC Irvine...

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2014-07-23 08:31:11

- The candidate drug, developed in Italy in the L'Aquila laboratories of the Biopharmaceutical Group, finds its origins in the research of Nobel Prize winner Rita Levi Montalcini. NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dompe, a leader in R&D for new therapeutic solutions for the treatment of rare diseases, announces that rhNGF (Recombinant Human Nerve Growth Factor) has been designated as an orphan drug by the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....

2014-07-21 23:10:51

The Machine Whey Has Leucine, Muscle Protecting L-Glutamine, BCAA’s, 25 Grams of Protein Per SVG, and No Trans Fat or Maltodextrin Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Supplement Source, a Canada-based company that specializes in providing all types of supplements to the fitness community, recently announced its decision to add MTS Whey Protein to its inventory. MTS Whey Protein, which is available in five delicious flavors, is a high biological value protein matrix of a proprietary...

2014-07-16 12:28:14

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alzheimer's disease affects approximately 5.2 million people in the United States alone, and it is the nation's sixth leading cause of death. A cure for this insidious killer has so far proven elusive, but that could soon change as a result of a breakthrough at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology that sheds light on a key mechanism in the accumulation of protein plaques in the tissue of Alzheimer's disease patients. The...

2014-07-14 23:09:38

Protein bar, protein powder and diet system purveyor Permalean is now a part of Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based supplement manufacturer EnergyFirst. Manhattan Beach, Calif. (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 EnergyFirst, manufacturer of all-natural nutritional supplements, acquires protein bar and powder company Permalean for its great products, thriving customer base, and high quality reputation. Permalean, which markets its products as Jim’s Permalean Protein Powders and Jim’s Permalean Protein...

2014-07-11 23:02:37

The proteomics market showcases a high growth potential, owing to the growing awareness about personalized medicine and the resultant increase in the use of proteomic technologies-based advancement in the pharmaceutical industry. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/proteomics-market-731.html (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The “Proteomics Market by Technology (Protein Microarray, Mass Spectrometry, NMR Spectroscopy, Chromatography, Electrophoresis, Surface Plasmon Resonance, X-ray...

2014-07-08 23:12:55

Fit On Studios gives the thumbs up to EnergyFirst’s line of all-natural supplements for its indoor cycling, TRX and Barre clientele. Manhattan Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Fit On Studios specializes in indoor cycling (spinning), TRX and Barre. As a growing and thriving studio, Fit On owners wanted to find the best nutritional products to offer their clients for pre and post workouts. They researched the marketplace, which is saturated with products loaded with chemicals, shaky...

2014-07-08 23:09:06

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Whey Protein Ingredients markets. Global market for Whey Protein Ingredients is projected to cross 1.8 billion pounds by 2020, driven by increasing focus on health maintenance and the ensuing rise in demand for whey protein supplements. San Jose, California (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn - Proteins are considered vital for human beings, given their significance in promoting wellness and health. Among protein...

2014-07-07 16:24:14

NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mariel Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Stryker Corporation's (NYSE: SYK) Bone Morphogenetic Protein-7 (BMP-7) assets for the potential treatment of osteoarthritis (OA), chronic kidney disease (CKD) and other organ fibrosis conditions, lupus, and obesity. Under the terms of the agreement, Mariel acquired the rights to over 450 issued and pending patents, Stryker's BMP-7-related clinical...

2014-07-07 10:11:17

McGill University Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University and McGill University Health Centre have shown that a member of the protein family known as SUMO (small ubiquitin-like modifier) is a key to why tumour cells multiply uncontrollably, especially in the case of glioblastoma. The SUMO family proteins modify other proteins and the SUMOylation of proteins are critical for many cellular processes. Identifying SUMO’s role in the cancer cell...

2014-07-02 10:16:43

APS A diagnosis of pancreatic cancer—the fourth most common cause of cancer death in the U.S.—can be devastating. Due in part to aggressive cell replication and tumor growth, pancreatic cancer progresses quickly and has a low five-year survival rate (less than 5 percent). GRP78, a protein that protects cells from dying, is more abundant in cancer cells and tissue than in normal organs and is thought to play a role in helping pancreatic cancer cells survive and thrive. Researchers at...


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