Tag: "eradicates" at biology news
National Cancer Gene Therapy Foundation gives $4.0 million in research grants
...vaccination and neu-specific monoclonal antibodies eradicates
neu-expressing tumors in nearly half the animals, while the individual treatment components used singly are ineffective. KATHERINE D. RYMAN, PhD, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA Infecting Prostate Cancer Cells ...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...Solar irradiation is the process by which sunlight eradicates
bacterial growth. In the study, samples of river water and partially processed water from wastewater treatment plants were treated with the solar disinfection unit. Results showed that 99 % of bacteria in highly contaminated samples were disinfecte...
Approved drug blocks deadly anthrax toxin
... drug that, at least in tissue culture, completely eradicates
half of that toxic team, and does it at non-toxic doses." Until the fall of 2001, Bacillus anthracis, the bacterium that causes anthrax, was considered an obscure agricultural pathogen with a few interesting properties. But that September and Octobe...
Abgenix Reports Encouraging Preclinical Results With ABX-EGF In Cancer Research
...t atcomparatively low doses and, more importantly, eradicates
established tumors. Another member of the EGFr family, Her-2, is the target for a monoclonalantibody currently being marketed by Genentech, Inc. for treatment of breast cancer. With cancer cells, expression of EGFr is significantly increased, whichin...
Fortified Drink Improves Third World Nutrition
...ty of Third World workers. Albendazole, he found, eradicates
the intestinal worms that infest 3 billion people worldwide and lead to growth failure in children. The latest study was supported in part by the Canadian Micronutrient Initiative, UNICEF, Procter and Gamble and SmithKline Beecham in Britain....