New RNAi Method May Help Us Beat Elephantiasis

News   May 12, 2017 | Original story from Iowa State University

 
 New RNAi Method May Help Us Beat Elephantiasis

Brugia malayi, the parasitic nematode shown here, infects around 2 million people in tropical regions of Africa, South America and Asia. ISU biomedical scientists have made advances in understanding the parasite’s functional genomics. Image courtesy of Richard Martin.

 
 
 
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Easily Automate PK Assays for Human IgG Drugs in Preclinical Species

News

At AAPS NBC event, Lumigen produced a poster summarizing the use of their pipetting robot, Andrew which can measure IgG drug concentration in a pre-clinical setting.

READ MORE

Bioinformatics to Help Understand Intrinsically Disordered Proteins

News

Over the last several decades, scientists have sequenced 85 million unique proteins, structured and unstructured alike, but still don’t know what the vast majority of these proteins do.

READ MORE

Could This Be a "Silver Bullet" for Preventing and Treating Colon Cancer?

News

A team of scientists targeted the gene CtBP with a drug known as HIPP (2-hydroxy-imino phenylpyruvic acid) and were able to reduce the development of pre-cancerous polyps by half.

READ MORE

 

Comments | 0 ADD COMMENT

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Drug Discovery Informatics & Automation

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE