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Avigen's Gene Therapy Approach Shows Promise In Treating Hemophilia B With
Single Intramuscular Administration
...IX obtained from pooledhuman plasma or produced by recombinant
DNA technology. Such treatments cancost up to $100,000 per year, are inconvenient, and for many individuals do notprovide adequate control over their bleeding. Individuals with hemophilia Bover time may suffer from spontaneous bleeding episodes whi...
Virginia Tech Scientists To Evaluate Risks Associated With Release of Recombinant Organisms
...ne to evaluate risksassociated with the release of recombinant
organisms into the environment. Working in...l porcinevaccine. "This is the first live, recombinant
bacterial pathogen that causesrespiratory disease in any animal or human that is being evaluated to ...
New Tuberculosis Vaccine Candidate Developed: Improved Delivery Of Antigens By Current Vaccine BCG (Bacille Calmette-Gurin)
... and the University Clinics of Ulm developed recombinant
( r )- BCG strains which secrete pore-forming listeriolysin (Hly) of Listeria monocytogenes. Hly expression by r-BCG facilitates access of antigens to the cytosol of host cells which in turn represents a route for increased introduction o...
Structure Of Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha-Converting Enzyme Solved - Milestone Toward Rational Drug Design For Rheumatoid Arthritis And Endotoxic Shock
...Prof. Wolfram Bode) was able to crystallize the recombinant
catalytic domain of TACE cloned and purified by the Immunex team (headed by Dr. Roy Black), and to solve its structure using synchrotron radiation and multiple wavelengths diffraction (MAD) methods at the DESY/Hamburg (Dr. Hans Bartunik)....
Discovery By Fertility Specialist Offers Promise Of Reducing Multiple BirthsTied To Fertility Treatment
...til the development of the recombinant
form of the two hormones, which happened very rece...mulated follicle development in all the women with recombinant
human FSH. When a 14-mm. follicle was identified by ultrasound (an arbitrary...
Nitrate Reductase: A Magical Enzyme?
...process," explains Campbell. "When we firststarted recombinant
expression of nitrate reductase, we couldn't produ... in these experiments." Campbell says the recombinant
process enables scientists to clone a genefrom a plant, put it into a vector that "allows us to mani...
Study Is First Ever To Document Protein Therapy Induces Creation Of New Blood Vessels To The Human Heart
...e, scientists have publishedresearch evidence that recombinant
protein therapy can create new blood vesselsto inc...ard member, hasdone extensive research in gene and recombinant
protein therapy over the past 12years. She says this new research is encouraging for cardiovascular...
TSRI Scientists Discover Naturally-Occurring Mechanism Involved In Regulation Of Angiogenesis; New Anti-Cancer Therapeutic Agents Are Suggested
...explain angiogenesis activity, but have developeda recombinant
form of a protein fragment that blocks angiogenesi...ntists examined the potential antitumoractivity of recombinant
PEX on human tumors placed in chicken embryos. Withinseveral hours the tumor fragments began to attr...
UMass Researchers Announce Birth Of Genetically Modified Cloned Calves
...wide. Combining cloning and transgenics to produce recombinant
human albumin may provide a safe and more cost-eff... expected to produce approximately 80 kilograms of recombinant
human albumin annually. Also, scientists newfound ability to endow cattle offspring with desirable ...
STS-89 Will Carry Five Science Payloads From NASA/Marshall
...arter, has been able to define the structureof the recombinant
antibody that fights respiratory synctial virus (RSV),the most serious infectious disease that affects infants in the United States.More than 4 million cases a year are reported, with more than 4,000 infantsdying from it. The active region of the ant...
Recombinant Protein Immunizes Mice, Promises New Strategy Against Infection And Cancer
... In the study, scientists created a new, recombinant
protein by fusingtogether a special type of protei... AIDS. Dr. Young and his colleagues are creating a recombinant
monkey vaccineconsisting of the heat shock protein fused to a protein from the SimianImmunodeficienc...
New Form Of Gene Therapy Holds Promise For The Future
...ler seem to have jumped the firstone, showing that recombinant
genes can actually be regulated in animals inresponse to inflammation." The investigators used a "reporter" gene - a gene that encodes an easilymeasured protein - to test the ability of a mouse's immune response to turn onthat gene. The repo...
Pharmaceuticals Manufactured In Insect Larvae
...d a better way to produce commercial quantities of recombinant
pharmaceutical proteins -- out of insect larvae. ...s. In the past 18 months, researchers report that recombinant
baculovirus have been used for vaccine production. Some of the diseases that can be fought include ...
First Salmonella Vaccine For Poultry To Be On The Market Soon
... also announced at the conference the success of a recombinant
vaccine that uses the weakened salmonella vaccine ...an Health Inc. scientist Kenneth Roland using some recombinant
salmonella clones from the Curtiss laboratory. This vaccine presents a one-two combination that imm...
University Of Washington Discovery May Point The Way To New Treatment For Hepatitis C Cases That Do Not Respond To Interferon Therapy
...titis C is ineffective much of the time. The drug, recombinant
alpha interferon, is ineffective in 60 to 80 percent of cases. "This discovery explains the molecular mechanisms for interferon resistance, and points the way to a potential new target for therapeutic drugs to treat hepatitis C," said the pri...
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