Monthly Archives: November 2011

First Crystal Structure Of Enzyme That Works Inside Membranes

The structure of an enzyme that has many regulatory functions and breaks peptide bonds of proteins where they pass through membranes within the cell has been described for the first time by Yale School of Medicine researchers in Nature. The … Continue reading

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Global meeting to develop common approach on avian influenza and human pandemic influenza

The H5N1 avian influenza virus is firmly established among animals in Asia and has begun to extend its reach into Europe. From 7-9 November, more than 400 animal and human health experts, senior policy makers, economists and industry representatives will … Continue reading

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Ipsogen to present breast cancer program results at the upcoming 96th AACR annual meeting

Marseille, France, March 30, 2005 – Ipsogen SAS, a molecular diagnostic company developing tests to improve disease management of cancer patients, announced today that results concerning its breast cancer program have been selected for presentation in a symposium session at … Continue reading

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Compounds in plastic packaging act as environmental estrogens altering breast genes

Compounds found in plastic products used to wrap or contain food and beverages have aroused concerns as possible cancer-causing agents because they can sometimes leach out of the plastic and migrate into the food, especially after heating or when the … Continue reading

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Exactech, Inc. Cleared By FDA For U.S. Distribution Of Equinoxe(R) Reverse Shoulder

Exactech Inc. (Nasdaq: EXAC), a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products including orthopaedic implants and biologic materials, announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Equinoxe(R) Reverse … Continue reading

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‘Reverse-Ecology’ Tool Demonstrated By Analysis Of Bread Mold Genomes

In a demonstration of “reverse-ecology,” biologists at the University of California, Berkeley, have shown that one can determine an organism’s adaptive traits by looking first at its genome and checking for variations across a population. The study, to be published … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Enzyme Acts As A Tumor Suppressor

Researchers at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (“Burnham”) have provided the first evidence that gamma-secretase, an enzyme key to the progression of Alzheimer’s, acts as a tumor suppressor by altering the pathway of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR), a potential … Continue reading

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