News tagged with chemical biology
Researchers at the University of Twente's MIRA research institute have developed a system which may drastically reduce the use of laboratory animals in science. The system, which is designed to be implanted in laboratory ...
Other May 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The endothelium, the cellular layer lining the body's blood vessels, is extremely resilient. Measuring just a few hundred nanometers in thickness, this super-tenuous structure routinely ...
Medical research May 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Testosterone may trigger a brain chemical process linked to schizophrenia but the same sex hormone can also improve cognitive thinking skills in men with the disorder, two new studies show.
Neuroscience Apr 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Blocking certain enzymes in the cell may prevent cancer cell division and growth, according to new findings from researchers at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The ...
Cancer Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive degenerative disease affecting a person's ability to coordinate and control their muscle movement. What starts out as a tremor in a finger will eventually lead to difficulty in writing ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In the era of molecular medicine, potentially active compounds for use in cancer therapies can be identified faster than ever before. Yet pinpointing the molecular target of an anticancer compound and deducing ...
Cancer Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Adding "chemical shift" techniques to MRI can help differentiate clear cell renal cell carcinoma from other types of renal cell cancer, a new study shows. That differentiation can help physicians better determine treatment ...
Cancer Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
How do nerve cells—which can each be up to three feet long in humans—keep from rupturing or falling apart?
Neuroscience Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A previously unknown function of a family of enzymes familiar to biologists may contribute to scientists' understanding of signaling molecules involved in the body's immune response and ...
Immunology Apr 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center and colleagues at the University of South Florida have found that when given together, a two-drug combination acts synergistically in test animals modeled with sarcoma tumors. They report ...
Cancer Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center have completed a phase II clinical trial to determine the safety and efficacy of dasatinib for patients with higher-risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, ...
Cancer Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The University of Delaware's Prasad Dhurjati is a chemical engineer whose background includes systems engineering, biotechnology and artificial intelligence. Yet recently, he has been investigating autism ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 05, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 2
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a telltale molecular marker for Onchocerciasis or "river blindness," a parasitic infection that affects tens of millions of people in Africa, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Disruption in the body's circadian rhythm can lead not only to obesity, but can also increase the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study led by an international team of biologists has identified some of the brain chemicals that allow seals to sleep with half of their brain at a time.
Sleep apnea Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Chemical biology is a scientific discipline spanning the fields of chemistry and biology that involves the application of chemical techniques and tools, often compounds produced through synthetic chemistry, to the study and manipulation of biological systems.
Chemical biology is that branch of life science,which deals with the study and manipulation of biological systems through the application of chemical techniques and tools.
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