Scientists develop active substance for fatal muscle wasting in male children

Scientists develop active substance for fatal muscle wasting in male children
Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a congenital disease which causes muscle degeneration and eventual death in teenagers. Recently, researchers from Bern developed an active substance, which they together with an international team tested successfully.
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National marijuana expert to speak locally Feb. 10
2010. The plant cannabinoid Delta9-tetrahydrocannabivarin can decrease signs of inflammation and inflammatory pain in mice. British Journal of Pharmacology. 160(3):677-687. Booz, G. 2011. Cannabidiol as an emergent therapeutic strategy for lessening …
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Food from the Sea

Food from the Sea
By some estimates, the demand for animal protein alone is projected to grow as much as 80 percent over that same 35-year period. How will such ballooning needs be met? Is it even possible to do so without depleting ecosystems and decimating the …
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Smart Process Development Strategies
It has developed a DNA construction platform known as inABLE® that uses oligonucleotide-driven gene assembly and other tools that enhance many aspects of recombinant protein synthesis. “We use inABLE, a combinatorial genetics platform with designed …
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What You Need to Know About Protein
The amino acids leucine, isoleucine and valine are branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs). BCAAs are the main amino acids that aid the body in muscle protein synthesis (MPS). Consuming a variety of complete and incomplete proteins in your diet will ensure …
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OPTIAL AND IMAGE PROCESSING ENGINEER

OPTIAL AND IMAGE PROCESSING ENGINEER
A growing biomedical device & optical engineering corporation, has an immediate need for a full time Optical and Image Processing Engineer. Our California, Newbury Park facility is the US headquarters of an established European company specializing in …
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Senior Project Manager – Medical Communications
What they need is someone with previous relevant experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in another Med Comms agency, and a BSc degree (minimum) in a medically-related area (Pharmacology; Pharmacy or Biochemistry). A masters-level degree or …
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Achievers: Hamilton College students named to dean's list for 2014 fall semester

Achievers: Hamilton College students named to dean's list for 2014 fall semester
He is a senior majoring in biochemistry/molecular biology, and a graduate of Jamesville-DeWitt High School; Christian J. Stellakis, son of Tracey and Christopher Stellakis, of Bridgeport. He is a junior majoring in economics, and a graduate of …
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Seashore Digital Diaries: Seastone Sculptor
Seashore Digital Diaries, a fall semester course taught by visiting filmmaker and Coastal Studies Scholar David Conover '83, P'17 and cross-listed in three departments — visual arts, environmental studies, and cinema studies — used video production …
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A counter protest, Jesse Jackson latest to shape debate on Clemson's Tillman Hall
About 80 students marched to the university president's office earlier this month and made changing the building's name one of their demands. Brianna Youngbloodk, a black biochemistry major from Charleston who was one of those marchers, said she thinks …
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USMLE Step 1 Classroom Anywhere Preview: Biochemistry with Dr. Sam Turco

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UNMC Researcher Part of Study in Nature Cell Biology

UNMC Researcher Part of Study in Nature Cell Biology
“The focus of my laboratory is on understanding the trafficking or movement of proteins from point to point within the cell,” said Dr. Caplan said, professor, biochemistry and molecular biology. “We have extensively studied and characterized a family …
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Penn State's Medvedev receives National Science Foundation CAREER award
Paul Medvedev, an assistant professor in the department of computer science and engineering, the department of biochemistry and molecular biology and the Genome Sciences Institute at the Huck at Penn State, has received a five-year National Science …
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University researchers make breakthrough in lung cancer research
Marty W. Mayo, one of the researchers on the team and a biochemistry and molecular genetics associate professor, said this led them to believe the metastatic cells were leaving behind proteins which interacted with naïve cells. “Ultimately we …
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Researchers report first evidence of Seoul hantavirus in wild rats in the

Researchers report first evidence of Seoul hantavirus in wild rats in the
In a paper just published in the peer reviewed journal Infection, Ecology & Epidemiology, researchers report discovering the first evidence of Seoul hantavirus (SEOV) in the wild rat population in the Netherlands. The discovery … "Though there are …
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Bristol scientists shed light on controversial theory of protein structure
This work was a collaborative effort involving Dr Emily Baker, Dr Gail Bartlett, Professor Matt Crump, Dr Charl Faul and Professor Dek Woolfson in the School of Chemistry; Dr Richard Sessions in the School of Biochemistry; and Professor Noah Linden in …
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