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Answer the challenges of CDS Data integrity - Sterling Pharma Solutions Ltd

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Data integrity continues to be a hot topic for the regulatory agencies in the pharmaceutical industry.

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It’s in the Water: Antimicrobial Contamination and the Environment

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It is hard to imagine a world without antimicrobials. Unfortunately, the lifecycle of an antimicrobial does not end with the human or animal to which it was administered, posing challenges for their removal from the environment.

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CaptSure™ DIY ELISA - Fastest ELISA development without need for plate coating

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CaptSure DIY ELISA is the latest cutting-edge ELISA kit with a built-in system for antibody labeling, enabling the rapid and easy development of in-house ELISAs using any antibody pair while eliminating the need to perform plate coating procedures.

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Automation of Glycan and Peptide Mapping: Leveraging Software to Improve Efficiency and Quality

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Glycan and peptide mapping should be easy to accomplish as part of routine characterization. However, it is often a tedious interpretation process where results can be fraught with risk of errors in transcription and labeling, especially when including MS2 or UV data in addition to MS1.

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Why Are Some People More Receptive to Vaccination?

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Fear, trust, and the likelihood of exposure are three leading factors that influence whether people are willing to be vaccinated against a virulent disease, according to a new study.

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HIV Vaccine Is a Step Closer to Clinical Trials
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A promising vaccine that clears an HIV-like virus from monkeys is a step closer to human testing after a new, weakened version of the vaccine has been shown to provide similar protection as its original version.

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Biosynthetic Pathway in Bacteria a Recipe for Drug Discovery
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Microbes are the "master chefs" of the biomolecular world; collectively, they harbor the ability to produce a vast array of unknown substances, some of which may have therapeutic or other useful properties. In searching for useful products, a team of chemists have uncovered a whole new class of microbial recipes.

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Don't Let Sleeping Bugs Lie to Fight Persistent Infection
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A mechanism has been identified which explains how dormant bacteria wake up. This finding is important, as persistent dormant cells are often responsible for the stubbornness of chronic infections.

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Rising to the Challenge of Protecting Our Water Resources
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In the western world, when we turn on your tap, we take it for granted that the drinking water that comes out is safe. But a lot of work goes on behind the scenes to ensure this is the case. We spoke to Fiona Regan, Professor of Chemistry at Dublin City University and Director of the DCU Water Institute, about the challenges facing our water resources.

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Proteomics Is Ready for Primetime
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The field of proteomics has advanced considerably over the past decade. Advances in technology such as mass spectrometry have allowed the field to overcome many analytical challenges, making it a promising approach for clinical applications.

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In the “Nick” of Time: Researchers Identify a Surprising Behaviour of CRISPR Nucleases
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In a recent academic collaboration, scientists discovered another surprising behavior of the Cas9 and Cpf1 enzymes – a behavior which may have implications when developing novel therapies with CRISPR. We spoke with Brett Robb, the Scientific Director for RNA and Genome Editing at New England Biolabs Inc, and Becky Fu (previously a graduate student at Stanford University and now a Postdoctoral fellow at UCSF) to learn more about their research.

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Novel Clinical Mass Spectrometry Applications: From Bench to Bedside
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Mass spectrometry (MS) was once primarily within the chemist’s domain for molecular structural characterization. MS is now growing in familiarity and popularity for a variety of clinical applications; from laboratory tests for analyte quantification, to diagnostic applications in infectious disease, inborn errors of metabolism, and cancer, including a foray into the surgeon’s suite.

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Inside a “Fake” Conference: A Journey Into Predatory Science
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There is a growing underbelly of conferences that seem like the real thing but have none of the editorial standards expected by academics and have developed a reputation for advertising with fake agendas and high prices. A chance investigation took us inside one of these predatory conferences and has uncovered how predatory science has ensnared scientists at every level.

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Leading Minds Reflect On How the World Feels About Science and Health
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Gauging global attitudes to science and health is no easy task, but it was the goal of The Wellcome Global Monitor – a survey of over 140,000 people aged 15 and older, from more than 140 countries. The findings present an unprecedented view of the relationship between science and society worldwide, which were discussed by leaders at the launch event in Washington D.C.

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