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2014-09-16 04:21:23

LONDON and BOSTON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heptares Therapeutics notes that its Chief Scientific Officer, Fiona Marshall, will give a presentation entitled "Structure-based Drug Design for G protein-coupled receptors using StaR(R) technology" as part of the inaugural "Advances in Drug Discovery and Development" virtual symposium run by Chemical & Engineering News, a publication of the American Chemical Society. The virtual symposium is on Wednesday, 24 September...

2014-08-26 23:08:57

According to new report from BCC Research, the global market for G-protein coupled receptors (GPCR) or GPCR-targeting drugs fell sharply during the last three years due to expiration of blockbuster products. The market dropped from $111 billion to almost $100 billion between 2010 and 2013, with a -3.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR). Wellesley, Mass. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, "G-Protein Coupled Receptor (GPCR)...

2014-07-10 12:16:31

Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council A network of signals active in almost all types of cancer sends the protein factories in our cells into overdrive, and may help fuel a tumor's uncontrolled growth, new research suggests. Scientists at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, identified a molecular trigger responsible for ratcheting up activity of the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) – the cellular factory that makes the building blocks cancer cells need to keep...

2014-07-07 04:20:43

LONDON and BOSTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heptares has solved structures across all major GPCR families (A, B and C) providing platforms for wide-ranging structure-based and antibody drug discovery programmes Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company, announces the publication of a scientific article describing the first high-resolution X-ray crystal...

2014-07-02 23:07:06

A research scientist at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine has received a Michelson Grant to pursue an innovative approach to nonsurgical animal sterilization. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Prema Narayan, Ph.D., associate professor of physiology at the School of Medicine in Carbondale, received a three-year grant from the Found Animals Foundation’s Michelson Prize & Grants in Reproductive Biology totaling $581,287. Her project, “Targeting the luteinizing...

2014-07-02 10:59:23

Cornell University Every living cell's surface has a protein-embedded membrane that's covered in polysaccharide chains – a literal sugar coating. A new study by a Cornell University researcher found this coating is especially thick and pronounced on cancer cells and is a crucial determinant of the cell's survival. Consisting of long, sugar-decorated molecules called glycoproteins, the coating causes physical changes in the cell membrane that make the cell better able to thrive –...

2014-06-30 23:19:26

The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine has reorganized its structure to facilitate interaction with users. EurekaMag.com's new interface enables users to upload their science content for a new, private and spam-free web experience. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 EurekaMag.com has introduced a new structure and new approach to publishing science content. Due to many requests from its users, researchers can now upload their science content without sacrificing their...

2014-06-30 04:21:39

LONDON and BOSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company, is delighted to announce that Fiona Marshall, Heptares' Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder, has been invited to present at the Royal Society of Medicine Medical Innovations Summit. The event, which takes place on Saturday 5 July 2014 at The Royal Society of Medicine in London, UK, will feature presentations on pioneering...

2014-06-24 12:28:56

LONDON and BOSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company, announces that its President, Dan Grau, will present a company overview at the JMP Securities Healthcare Conference (24-25 June 2014, New York, NY, USA). His presentation will take place on 25 June at 9.30 am EDT. For a full list of events at which Heptares will be present, please visit http://www.heptares.com About...

2014-06-23 13:34:53

Duke University Medical Center A team of scientists from Duke Medicine, the University of Michigan and Stanford University has determined the underlying architecture of a cellular signaling complex involved in the body's response to stimuli such as light and pain. This complex, consisting of a human cell surface receptor and its regulatory protein, reveals a two-step mechanism that has been hypothesized previously but not directly documented. The findings, reported on June 22, 2014,...


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