Tag: "decoy" at medical news
Study shows reduction of inflammation helps heal heart
...hat can damage heart tissue. Etanercept acts as a decoy
to divert TNF away from injured heart cells, said Dr. Douglas Mann, professor of medicine and director of the Winters Center for Heart Failure Research at Baylor. As a result, the heart is better able to heal. Etanercept is designed to be used in con...
Blocking molecules protects health of implants
...function of CCL2 was blocked by means of a protein decoy
via localized gene delivery. "What we found is tha...ccess at blocking the CCL2 in mice using a protein decoy
also paves the way for a therapeutic drug target to help sustain implants. Co-authors include Matt F...
Chemical decoy shows promise for slowing Alzheimer's by acting as decoy
SAN DIEGO, March 17 A chemical decoy
that shows promise in blocking the toxic brain pro...n the brain, the researcher theorizes. Because the decoy
molecules look like components of normal human brain cells, they will hopefully be less likely to ca...