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Pfizer to Organize for Future Growth
Pfizer to Organize for Future Growth
News   Jul 15, 2018

Pfizer Inc. announced it will organize the company into three businesses.

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Why Internal Scars Won't Stop Growing
Why Internal Scars Won't Stop Growing
News   Jul 13, 2018

Normal scar tissue forms to heal an internal wound and quietly retreats when the job is done. But in many common diseases the scar tissue goes rogue and strangles vital organs. These diseases are largely untreatable and ultimately fatal. A new study has newly identified a trigger of some fibrotic diseases and an experimental compound to treat it.

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Understanding Malaria's Escape
Understanding Malaria's Escape
News   Jul 13, 2018

The vacuole, a compartment inside human red blood cells in which malaria parasites reproduce and develop, takes on a distinct spherical shape just minutes before its membrane ruptures, leading to the release of parasites into the blood stream.

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Guardian of the Cell
Guardian of the Cell
News   Jul 13, 2018

Scientists unravel the structure, key features of a human immune-surveillance protein, setting the stage for more precise immune therapies.

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New Approach Sheds Light on the Effects of Anti-Cancer Drugs
New Approach Sheds Light on the Effects of Anti-Cancer Drugs
News   Jul 12, 2018

A new approach established at the University of Zurich sheds light on the effects of anti-cancer drugs and the defense mechanisms of cancer cells. The method makes it possible to quickly test various drugs and treatment combinations at the cellular level.

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Nature's Antifreeze Inspires Cryopreservation Advances
Nature's Antifreeze Inspires Cryopreservation Advances
News   Jul 12, 2018

Researchers have established a way to cryopreserve (or ‘freeze’) a broad range of bacteria using synthetic reproductions of the natural antifreeze proteins found in polar organisms. The new technique could radically improve the work to store and transport human tissue.

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Immatics Enters into a Strategic Partnership with Genmab
Immatics Enters into a Strategic Partnership with Genmab
News   Jul 12, 2018

Immatics and Genmab to combine proprietary technologies to create transformative bispecific therapies against novel, proprietary tumor targets.

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An Unexpected Twist in the Tumor Versus T Cell Battle
An Unexpected Twist in the Tumor Versus T Cell Battle
News   Jul 11, 2018

Researchers from the University of California San Diego have identified an unexpected mechanism that could help determine whether a cancer patient will respond to immunotherapy.

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This ATM Dispenses Antioxidants
This ATM Dispenses Antioxidants
News   Jul 11, 2018

Antioxidants are molecules that counteract the damage to our bodies from harmful products of normal cells called reactive oxygen species (ROS). Now, research has found that a protein called ATM can sense the presence of ROS and responds by sounding the alarm to trigger the production of antioxidants.

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More to the Chaperone Process than Meets the Eye
More to the Chaperone Process than Meets the Eye
News   Jul 11, 2018

Proteins must fold in a specific way to function which is often assisted by molecular chaperones. Now, researchers have discovered that for one molecular chaperone at least, there’s more to the process than was suspected.

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