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A Ubiquitination Inhibitor Hakin-1 Potentially Has Efficacy In Colorectal Cancer

Hakai is a 491 amino acid E3 ubiquitin-protein ligase that forms a dimer if zinc is available. This allows Src tyrosine kinase dependant interaction with the transmembrane adhesion protein E-cadherin. This interaction results in ubiquitination and degradation of E-cadherin,...

A Living Biobank Of Ovarian Cancer – A Model For Drug Discovery

Synthetic lethality is a circumstance in which a drug is selectively deadly to cancer cells due to the mutations and genetic changes that have occurred during oncogenesis and progression. Oftentimes a cancer will lose redundancy, that is it will jettison certain survival/...

Bay Area Lyme Foundation Supports Tick-Borne Disease Conference At Stanford

A grant from Bay Area Lyme Foundation has subsidized the cost of the first tick-borne disease program of the Stanford Centre for Continuing Medical Education on the West Coast called Emerging Research, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Illness. Bay...
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Biobanking Science: Safe Gene Therapy

Gene therapy has the potential to cure any disease caused by genetic mutations. For gene therapy to work, normal copies of genetic DNA, replacement messenger RNA or gene-editing constructs must be delivered to affected cells. Nucleic acids are rapidly...

Cytox Partners With The AIBL Biobank To Identify Alzheimer’s Risk

Cytox is a precision medicine company, based in the United Kingdom, with a focus on neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and commercializing polygenic risk scoring (PRS). The Cytox scientific and proprietary technology platform is being applied to...

World Cord Blood Day Conference | November 15th, 2018 | Online

What? The official World Cord Blood Day 2018 conference When? November 15th, 2018 Where? The internet Cost? Free Register? here The virtual conference will include introductory presentations for expectant parents, STEM students and the general public, as well as several academic lectures specifically designed...

AcuraStem Has Secured A $3.7 Million SBIR Fast-Track Grant To Leverage Patient Stem Cells

Founded in 2016, the company AcuraStem is led by an exceptional team of PhDs, professors, technology entrepreneurs, and successful drug company veterans utilizing the latest scientific breakthroughs to first address one of the most challenging, but tractable diseases, amyotrophic...

New Biorepository and GxP Archive Facility Opened by VWR

The global clinical trials and research outsourcing (CRO) market is expected to reach revenues of USD $64.58 billion by 2021 according to Frost & Sullivan. The clinical trials supply market in the USA alone has been estimated to be...

BioLife Solutions Positive About FDA’s Proposed New Policies To Advance Cell And Gene Therapies

BioLife Solutions, Inc., has announced that the company expects to benefit from the new policies to advance the development of safe and effective cell and gene therapies as set forth in a statement issued by the U.S. Food and...

Autoscribe Release New and Improved Pharmaceutical/Manufacturing-Specific LIMS Solution

Autoscribe Informatics, a leading global laboratory informatics provider, announced the release of a new and improved Matrix Gemini Pharmaceutical/Manufacturing LIMS to meet the changing needs of the pharmaceutical, manufacturing and regulated industries. Designed specifically for pharmaceutical and other regulated...

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