Protein Purification: Enhancing Downstream Processing in Biopharma

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Dr Carsten Voss, Application Specialist, Process Chromatography at Bio-Rad Laboratories took the time to speak with us about the recovery and purification of biomolecules. In this interview he discusses the importance of advancing chromatographic techniques for the progression of biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

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New Crystal Structure of (Ph)PINK1 Aids Understanding of Early Onset Parkinson’s

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Scientists have determined the crystal structure of PhPINK1 bound to it's substrate ubiquitin. Mutations of PINK1 are associated with early onset Parkinson's disease and it is expected that this information will help the design of Parkinson's therapeutics.

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Beautiful 3-D Reconstructions of Brain Cells and All Their Synapses

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Prof Jeff Lichtman describes his group's work to map the brain from the synapses up.

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6 Microfluidic Researchers You Should Follow

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In this list we take a look at 6 researchers whose contributions have helped (and are continuing to help) drive the field forward.

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Small Compound Able to Stave Tumor and Stop its Growth

Small Compound Able to Stave Tumor and Stop its Growth

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Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to starve a tumor and stop its growth with a newly discovered small compound that blocks uptake of the vital nutrient glutamine.

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CRISPR Technology Used to Make Stem Cells
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In a world first, CRISPR genome editing has been used to reprogram skin cells to function as pluripotent stem cells.

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Magnetic MicroRNAs Could Help Treat Incontinence
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An unlikely combination of magnets and MicroRNAs might be a novel treatment for constipation and incontinence patients.

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"Buck-Naked" Barley Gets New Lease of Life
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Researchers are giving an ancient grain a new life: this barley is naked, but not in an indecent way.

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