Therapeutics

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Enhancement of Immune Response to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) Vaccine by Interferon Alpha

 

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) is a major problem for hog farmers worldwide. PRRS is caused by a virus which leads to reproductive failure in...

Self-Assembled Nanometer Scale Lipid Bilayers for Drug Discovery and Therapeutic Delivery

 

One of the most challenging problems in biochemical science are studies that involve membranes, including small molecules and proteins which are associated with...

Self-Assembled Nanometer Scale Lipid Bilayers for Drug Discovery and Therapeutic Delivery

 

One of the most challenging problems in biochemical science are studies that involve membranes, including small molecules and proteins which are associated with...

Peptide Based Inhibitor of Calcium Current

 

This technology is a short fragment of a naturally occurring peptide that can be used to regulate the density of calcium current in mammalian cells. Modulation of...

A More Stable and Efficient Retroviral Gene Delivery Vector

 

This technology is a viral vector based on the murine leukemia virus (MLV), which has been favored for clinical gene therapy due to its preferential infectivity of...

Therapeutic Scheme for Human Basigin

 

Cancer researchers are focusing their efforts on identifying central pathways that trigger or enhance the invasiveness of tumor cells. One such target is EMMPRIN (...

Supramolecular Assembly for Non-Viral Gene Delivery

 

Gene therapy is an approach for human disease treatment. This is done by inserting nucleic acids into cells to produce proteins, fix or replace damaged genes, and...

Electronic Tuning Of Site Selectivity For Complex Molecule Synthesis

 

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a method for selectively derivatizing complex natural molecules such as Amphotericin B. The technology...

Less Toxic Amphotericin B Derivative

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a derivative of Amphotericin B that likely has a lower toxicity than the popular fungicide. The derivative...

Therapeutic Cargo Delivery System for Treatment of Botulism Paralysis

 

Dr. Brenda Wilson has developed an anti-toxin that can be used for treatment of botulism. The botulinum toxin causes dangerous paralysis of motor neurons that can...

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