• The Ultimate Guide to Beta Lactamase 2018-11-20 11:30:59 Beta Lactamase Mechanism Beta lactam antibiotics, like cephams and penicillin derivatives, have a four-member cyclic amide ring that inhibits the peptidoglycan layer synthesis in bacteria. A woven complex of sugar and protein pieces, these first-class bactericidal drugs destroy the integrity of
  • Applications of Carnosic Acid 2017-08-30 09:58:59 Carnosic acid is a plastidial catecholic diterpene found in herb extracts such as Rosemary, Sage and Oregano. Carnosic acid has anti oxidant and anti microbial properties. Carnosic acid is increasingly exploited within food, nutritional health and Veterinary Medicine. Medicine: Novel Neu
  • Tweaking The Immune System Can Help Fight Cancer & Block Angiogenesis 2013-08-06 09:36:39 Cancers that become resistant to an important class of drugs might be made vulnerable by tweaking the immune system, a team led by UCSD researcher Napolene Ferrara has found.
  • Nature’s Medicine Cabinet Pt. 1: Dangerous Animals Save Lives 2013-08-01 14:59:06 Dangerous Animals that Save Lives Part 1 Click To Tweet   Nature, it turns out, is one big medicine cabinet. We can thank the willow plant for the salicin that turned into aspirin, and the poppy for the pain-killing powers of morphine. Even poison can become potions â€&rd
  • DAUNORUBICIN: Chemotherapeutic Properties 2012-08-02 09:18:15 Daunorubicin or daunomycin (daunomycin cerubidine) is chemotherapeutic of the anthracycline family that is given as a treatment for some types of cancer. It is most commonly used to treat specific types of leukaemia (acute myeloid leukemia and acute lymphocytic leukemia). It was initially isolated f
  • Proteasome Inhibitor MG132 Induces Death Receptor 2012-07-20 14:00:32 Combined treatment with a proteasome inhibitor and tumor necrosis factor–related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) is a promising strategy for cancer therapy.
  • Cycloheximide’s Protection against Cancer 2012-07-17 10:30:18 It has been shown that cycloheximide (CHM), a well-known protein synthesis inhibitor, reduces Cytotoxicity induced by 1-B-D-arabinofuranosylcytosine, nitrogen mustard, or X-irradiation in normal cells, such as small intestine or bone marrow cells.
  • Cancer Research Using Blasticidin S 2012-06-12 11:40:55 Blasticidin S is an antibiotic used by scientists in bio-research to select cells modified by genetic engineering. It inhibits the growth of a wide range of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells by interfering with protein synthesis. Blasticidin S allows the selection and maintenance of cells expressing
  • Cancer Treatment Combination of Paclitaxel, Rapamycin and 17-AAG 2012-05-24 09:23:46 The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is seeking commercial partners interested in developing a composition of the synergistic anticancer agents rapamycin, paclitaxel and 17-AAG, encapsulated and solubilized by nontoxic, nanoscale PEG-b-PLA micelles.
  • Paclitaxel – A Mitotic Inhibitor Used in Cancer Chemotherapy 2012-05-03 14:03:00 Paclitaxel, Taxus brevifolia, commonly known as the Pacific yew, is a member of the yew family (Taxaceae). It is a small, slow growing evergreen tree native to the northwestern United States (Wheeler et al., 1992).