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2014-03-28 13:39:33

A new chemical messenger that is critical in protecting the brain against Parkinson's disease has been identified by scientists at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit at the University of Dundee. The research team led by Dr Miratul Muqit had previously discovered that mutations in two genes – called PINK1 and Parkin – lead to Parkinson's. Now they have made a completely unexpected discovery about the way the two genes interact, which...

2014-03-27 08:35:19

Robust antitumor activity of G1's novel CDK4/6 inhibitors to be highlighted in poster on April 7 CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G1 Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery and development of novel small molecules for use in cancer therapy and biodefense applications, today announced that it will reveal new data on its novel, potent and selective cyclin-dependent kinases 4 and 6 (CDK4/6) inhibitors during a poster...

2014-03-26 23:24:54

Dr. Pierre-Allain Girod to Present on Data on Engineering CHO Cell Lines for Enhanced Production of Monoclonal Antibodies and Fc:Fusion Proteins Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Selexis SA, a serial innovation company focused on drug discovery for lead identification and cell line development for scale-up and manufacturing of therapeutic protein drugs, announced today the Company’s chief scientific officer, Pierre-Allain Girod, Ph.D., will present, “Selexis SURE CHO-Mplus™...

2014-03-26 16:18:12

In mice, dietary changes slow down progression of the disease Working with genetically engineered mice, Johns Hopkins neuroscientists report they have identified what they believe is the cause of the vast disintegration of a part of the brain called the corpus striatum in rodents and people with Huntington's disease: loss of the ability to make the amino acid cysteine. They also found that disease progression slowed in mice that were fed a diet rich in cysteine, which is found in foods...

Missing Hormone 'Leptin' Found In Birds
2014-03-26 12:32:02

The University of Akron How does the Arctic tern (a sea bird) fly more than 80,000 miles in its roundtrip North Pole-to-South Pole migration? How does the Emperor penguin incubate eggs for months during the Antarctic winter without eating? How does the Rufous hummingbird, which weighs less than a nickel, migrate from British Columbia to Mexico? These physiological gymnastics would usually be influenced by leptin, the hormone that regulates body fat storage, metabolism and appetite....

2014-03-25 23:02:34

Xrated®, the proprietary sports and nutrition brand developed by Hi-Health Corporation, re-launches with a comprehensive, new brand identity and introduces its newest product, Complete Isowhey Protein. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Xrated®, the proprietary sports and nutrition brand developed by Hi-Health Corporation, re-launches with a comprehensive, new brand identity and introduces its newest product, Complete Isowhey Protein. The timing of the re-launch is aligned...

2014-03-25 08:31:05

--Funds Will Advance Novel Approach for Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Diseases of Protein Aggregation-- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the completion of a $17 million Series D financing from existing and new investors to advance the Company's lead candidate, NPT088, and potential next-generation compounds toward clinical trials. NPT088 has the potential to treat a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases,...

2014-03-20 08:32:24

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zgsbt6/bovine_serum) has announced the addition of the "Bovine Serum Albumin (CAS 9048-46-8) Market Research Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zgsbt6/bovine_serum ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Bovine Serum Albumin (CAS 9048-46-8) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on...

2014-03-19 16:21:00

DUBLIN, Mar. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t2433z/troponin_i_cas ) has announced the addition of the "Troponin I (CAS 77108-40-8) Market Research Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Troponin I (CAS 77108-40-8) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on troponin I markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The Troponin I (CAS 77108-40-8)...

2014-03-13 00:21:39

DUBLIN, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9xpbd6/zein_cas) has announced the addition of the "Zein (CAS 9010-66-6) Market Research Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9xpbd6/zein_cas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Zein (CAS 9010-66-6) Market Research Report presents comprehensive data on zein markets globally and...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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