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2014-04-11 23:21:55

World Boxing Organization Welterweight Champion, Timothy Bradley has joined forces with TITIN™ to prepare for his highly anticipated rematch fight against Manny Pacquiao. Santa Clarita, CA (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 World Boxing Organization Welterweight Champion, Timothy Bradley has joined forces with TITIN™ to prepare for his highly anticipated rematch fight against Manny Pacquiao. The fight will take place at the infamous MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on Saturday, April 12, 2014 in Las...

2014-04-11 10:59:06

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that a protein produced by the influenza A virus helps it outwit one of our body's natural defense mechanisms. That makes the protein a potentially good target for antiviral drugs directed against the influenza A virus. Better antiviral drugs could help the millions of people annually infected by flu, which kills up to 500,000 people each year. When an influenza virus infects a human cell, it uses some of the host's...

2014-04-09 10:50:26

By incapacitating the activities of a protein that guides other proteins to fold into a stable shapes, Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers shut off the spigot for two proteases that help ovarian cancer cells chew their way out of the tissue they grow in and dig in at new locations. Building on earlier work that showed that inhibition of heat shock proteins—the protein origami helpers—limited metastases in ovarian cancer in mice, Shane W. O'Brien, MS, Scientific Assistant at Fox Chase...

2014-04-08 08:30:36

DUBLIN, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4np859/proteomics ) has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's new report "Proteomics - Technologies, Markets and Companies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4np859/proteomics ] to their offering. This report describes and evaluates the proteomic technologies that will play an important role in drug discovery, molecular diagnostics and practice of...

2014-04-07 16:08:27

The transfer, via a viral vector, of a normal copy of the gene deficient in patients, allowed to fully and very rapidly cure the heart disease in mice. These findings are published in Nature Medicine on 6 April, 2014. Friedreich's ataxia is a severe, rare hereditary disorder which combines progressive neuro-degeneration, impaired heart function and an increased risk of diabetes. The condition affects one in every 50,000 birth. There is currently no effective treatment for this disease. In...

2014-04-04 23:31:28

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital—Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project finds TP53 gene is altered in nearly all osteosarcomas; results help explain how tumors withstand radiation therapy. Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital—Washington University Pediatric Cancer Genome Project found mutations in the tumor suppressor gene TP53 in 90 percent of osteosarcomas, suggesting the alteration plays a key role early in...

2014-04-04 23:23:53

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) April 04, 2014 The “Proteomics Market by Technology (Protein Microarray, Mass Spectrometry, NMR Spectroscopy, Chromatography, Electrophoresis, Surface Plasmon Resonance, X-ray...

2014-04-04 10:29:01

When cannibals ate brains of people who died from prion disease, many of them fell ill with the fatal neurodegenerative disease as well. Likewise, when cows were fed protein contaminated with bovine prions, many of them developed mad cow disease. On the other hand, transmission of prions between species, for example from cows, sheep, or deer to humans, is—fortunately—inefficient, and only a small proportion of exposed recipients become sick within their lifetimes. A study published on...

2014-04-02 23:26:35

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Proteomics Market (Protein Microarray, Mass Spectrometry, NMR Spectroscopy, Chromatography, Electrophoresis, Surface Plasmon Resonance, X-ray Crystallography) Instruments, Reagents & Services – Global Forecast to 2018” to its store. The Proteomics Market will grow from an estimated $10,223.0 million in 2013 to $20,696.4 Million by 2018. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The proteomics market showcases a high-growth potential, owing to the...

2014-04-01 13:11:34

Johns Hopkins researchers say that an experimental anticancer compound appears to have reversed behaviors associated with schizophrenia and restored some lost brain cell function in adolescent mice with a rodent version of the devastating mental illness. The drug is one of a class of compounds known as PAK inhibitors, which have been shown in animal experiments to confer some protection from brain damage due to Fragile X syndrome, an inherited disease in humans marked by mental...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.