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BioGenes Establishes Scientific Advisory Board
BioGenes Establishes Scientific Advisory Board
News   Dec 13, 2017

BioGenes GmbH, specializing in ELISA development and production and a global leader in host cell protein (HCP) assay development, announces the establishment of a Scientific Advisory Board.

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Some Immune Cells May Help Tumors Instead of Destroying Them
Some Immune Cells May Help Tumors Instead of Destroying Them
News   Dec 13, 2017

New data shows that neutrophils promote tumor progression and can actually hamper the work of immunotherapy in lung cancer.

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Blueprints for Anti-cancer Drugs Identified in Bacterial Genomes
Blueprints for Anti-cancer Drugs Identified in Bacterial Genomes
News   Dec 12, 2017

Scientists have now brought the family of LNM molecules even closer to clinical testing by “mining” the information stored in bacteria genomes. Their research suggests these hidden genes hold the blueprints for designing new, even more effective cancer-targeting compounds.

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Atomic Structure of 'Cold' Receptor Uncovered Aiding Therapeutic Targeting
Atomic Structure of 'Cold' Receptor Uncovered Aiding Therapeutic Targeting
News   Dec 11, 2017

A team of researchers have made the first determination of the atomic structure of Transient Receptor Potential Melastatin 8. This finding should boost ongoing efforts by scientists to target TRPM8 therapeutically.

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New Automated Screening Method for Identifying Drug Candidates
New Automated Screening Method for Identifying Drug Candidates
News   Dec 11, 2017

Scientists at DESY have developed a new method that enables automated and fast screening of promising drug candidates.

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Data Storage at the Single Molecule Level
Data Storage at the Single Molecule Level
News   Dec 07, 2017

A research team from Kiel University has now not only managed to successfully place a new class of spin-crossover molecules onto a surface, but they have also used interactions which were previously regarded as obstructive to improve the molecule's storage capacity.

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Commonly Prescribed Painkillers: What Can be Done to Reduce Risk of Obesity and Sleep Deprivation?
Commonly Prescribed Painkillers: What Can be Done to Reduce Risk of Obesity and Sleep Deprivation?
News   Dec 07, 2017

Commonly prescribed painkillers need to be given for shorter periods of time to reduce the risk of obesity and sleep deprivation, a new study has revealed.

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Genes Unique to Mammals Identified
Genes Unique to Mammals Identified
News   Dec 06, 2017

Scientists compared the genomes of 68 mammals, including Homo sapiens, and identified 6000 gene families unique to mammals. Comparisons were then made to proteomic and transcriptional data to look at which proteins were produced.

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New Research into an Old Antibiotic Could Lead to More Effective TB Drugs
New Research into an Old Antibiotic Could Lead to More Effective TB Drugs
News   Dec 06, 2017

Tuberculosis, and other life-threatening microbial diseases, could be more effectively tackled with future drugs, thanks to new research into an old antibiotic by the University of Warwick and The Francis Crick Institute.

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New Software Could Help Improve Cell-Authentication
New Software Could Help Improve Cell-Authentication
News   Dec 01, 2017

Researchers at Columbia University and the New York Genome Center have developed a method to quickly and accurately identify people and cell lines from their DNA.

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