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2013-07-08 12:16:08

University of Toronto researchers are helping demystify an important class of proteins associated with disease, a discovery that could lead to better treatments for cancer, cystic fibrosis and many other conditions. Igor Stagljar, Professor in the Faculty of Medicine's Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, and his team developed the first roadmap for ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporter proteins. These proteins are crucial components of every cell, and are also involved...

2013-07-04 23:02:57

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “China Blood Product Industry Report, 2012-2015” to its database. Buy the copy of this report visit - http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/china-blood-product-industry-report-2012-2015 Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 Plasma is a key raw material of the blood product industry. On August 2011, China shut down 16 plasma stations in Guizhou, resulting in a decrease of 15% in the plasma volume of the year....

2013-07-02 14:00:06

Neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's could be better understood thanks to insight into proteins linked to such conditions, a study suggests. Scientists studying thread-like chains of protein – called amyloid fibers – have found that low levels of these proteins may cause more harm to health than high levels. These rarely formed protein chains, which have been linked with dozens of diseases, are produced as a result of a genetic flaw or...

2013-07-01 08:25:55

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ProteinSimple today released version 2.4 of Compass Software, which runs its Simple Western instruments complete with CFR Title 21 Part 11 compliance tools. With this software release, not only has ProteinSimple fully redesigned the age-old traditional Western and replaced it with a fully automated, fully quantitative platform, it has now enabled researchers to quickly and easily validate assays run on these systems to meet the...

2013-06-28 20:22:37

TSX: AMF TORONTO, June 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Amorfix Life Sciences, a product development company focused on diagnostics and therapeutics for misfolded protein diseases, today announced its operational and financial results for year ended March 31, 2013. "We continue to advance our diagnostic and therapeutic antibody programs and have recently reached a number of critical milestones", said Dr. Robert Gundel, Amorfix President and Chief Executive Officer.  "On the cancer front,...

Research Points To Potential Therapeutic Approach To Alzheimer's Disease
2013-06-26 15:32:27

University of California - Santa Barbara Building on research published eight years ago in the journal Chemistry and Biology, Kenneth S. Kosik, Harriman Professor in Neuroscience and co-director of the Neuroscience Research Institute (NRI) at UC Santa Barbara, and his team have now applied their findings to two distinct, well-known mouse models, demonstrating a new potential target in the fight against Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative diseases. The results were published online...

2013-06-26 12:32:34

DUBLIN, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3dxhc/proteomics) has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's new report "Proteomics - Technologies, Markets and Companies [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c3dxhc/proteomics ]" to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report describes and evaluates the proteomic technologies that will play an...

2013-06-19 12:26:42

Delivering Diagnostic Confidence in Cardiac Disease Management BREA, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its long history of proven clinical performance in diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI), Beckman Coulter, Inc. announces the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its new Access AccuTnI+3 troponin I assay for use on its Access 2 immunoassay system. "Clinicians have depended on Beckman Coulter's troponin I test for over 12 years and the new...

2013-06-19 08:30:04

America's favorite whey protein brand debuts a uniquely balanced energy-releasing protein powder that helps you take on the competition of a sport called life! LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The pioneer of 100% premium whey products for over 20 years is proud to introduce the first in a series of solution-based products: Designer Whey Sustained Energy, a unique blend of natural proteins, fiber and vitamins that synergistically provide balanced, sustained energy during...

2013-06-18 13:05:15

Review finds reporting bias in studies paid for by product manufacturer, with underreported harms An analysis by the Evidence-based Practice Center at Oregon Health & Science University has found that previously published clinical trial studies about a controversial bone growth product used in spinal surgeries overstated the product's effectiveness. The OHSU analysis found the product offered no real benefit over bone grafts traditionally used in such surgeries and also found that...