Two kidney disease therapies square off in MENTOR trial

TWO KIDNEY DISEASE THERAPIES SQUARE OFF IN MENTOR TRIAL

Membranous nephropathy is a disease leading, if untreated, to the need for kidney transplant. However current therapies have their...

 
 
 

CYBERSECURITY SAFETY INFORMATION FOR IEEE MEMBERS

Colleagues, There has been an increase in the frequency and persistence of cybersecurity threats and phishing scams targeting IEEE...

Some GMO Basics

SOME GMO BASICS

Discussions about genetically modified organisms are all over the mainstream media and on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Lots of...

 
 
 
BMERC Seminar September 17th 2019

BMERC SEMINAR SEPTEMBER 17TH 2019

When Size Matters: Using SMRT Sequencing to Help Patients With Repeat Expansion Disorders 

WHEN SIZE MATTERS: USING SMRT SEQUENCING TO HELP PATIENTS WITH REPEAT EXPANSION DISORDERS 

Patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 want to know their size - the size of the expansion of repeats of the unstable CTG sequences...

 
 
 
Combined Cell Surface Display of β‐d‐Glucosidase , Maltose Transporter , and Overexpression of Cytosolic Xylose Reductase in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Enhance Cellobiose/Xylose Coutilization for Xylitol Bioproduction from Lignocellulosic Biomass

COMBINED CELL SURFACE DISPLAY OF Β‐D‐GLUCOSIDASE , MALTOSE TRANSPORTER , AND OVEREXPRESSION OF CYTOSOLIC XYLOSE REDUCTASE IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE ENHANCE CELLOBIOSE/XYLOSE COUTILIZATION FOR XYLITOL BIOPRODUCTION FROM LIGNOCELLULOSIC BIOMASS

Xylitol is produced from lignocellulosic biomass (rice straw hydrolysate; kraft pulp residues) by a recombinant strain of Saccharomyces...

Affinity‐Triggered Assemblies Based on a Designed Peptide-Peptide Affinity Pair

AFFINITY‐TRIGGERED ASSEMBLIES BASED ON A DESIGNED PEPTIDE-PEPTIDE AFFINITY PAIR

WW domains bind to proline‐rich peptides. A small WW peptide is engineered as a minimal version of a full WW domain. The small ligand...

 
 
 
Free Marine Natural Products Databases for Biotechnology and Bioengineering

FREE MARINE NATURAL PRODUCTS DATABASES FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING

Marine organisms and micro‐organisms are a natural source of compounds with unique chemical features, applied in drug discovery, cosmetics,...

Systems Metabolic Engineering of Escherichia coli Improves Coconversion of Lignocellulose‐Derived Sugars

SYSTEMS METABOLIC ENGINEERING OF ESCHERICHIA COLI IMPROVES COCONVERSION OF LIGNOCELLULOSE‐DERIVED SUGARS

Systems metabolic engineering approaches involving computational modeling, adaptive evolution, and genome sequencing can be used to...

 
 
 

MATHEMATICAL SIMULATION OF TEMPERATURE DISTRIBUTION IN TUMOR TISSUE AND SURROUNDING HEALTHY TISSUE TREATED BY LASER COMBINED WITH INDOCYANINE GREEN

Photothermal therapy is a local treatment method for cancer and the heat energy generated from it could destroy the tumor cells. This...

VIST - A VARIANT-INFORMATION SEARCH TOOL FOR PRECISION ONCOLOGY

Diagnosis and treatment decisions in cancer increasingly depend on a detailed analysis of the mutational status of a patient's genome....

 
 
 

CHARACTERIZATION AND MECHANISM OF THE EFFECTS OF MG-FE LAYERED DOUBLE HYDROXIDE NANOPARTICLES ON A MARINE BACTERIUM: NEW INSIGHTS FROM GENOMIC AND TRANSCRIPTIONAL ANALYSES

Layered double hydroxides have received widespread attention for their potential applications in catalysis, polymer nanocomposites,...

SEMIPARAMETRIC ESTIMATION IN REGRESSION WITH MISSING COVARIATES USING SINGLE-INDEX MODELS

Abstract We investigate semiparametric estimation of regression coefficients through generalized estimating equations with single-index...

 
 
 
AbbVie's Successor to Humira Wins FDA OK for Rheumatoid Arthritis

ABBVIE'S SUCCESSOR TO HUMIRA WINS FDA OK FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

An anti-inflammatory drug that AbbVie has been developing as a successor to adalimumab , the world's top-selling drug, won the regulatory...

UPDATED: WATCH OUT BAYER, ROCHE IS COMING FOR YOU WITH A RIVAL TO THE TUMOR AGNOSTIC DRUG YOU GOT FROM LOXO

Just ahead of schedule the FDA has come through with a key approval for Genentech's entrectinib - now headed to the market as Rozlytrek. Regulators...

 
 
 

EXTINCT CARIBBEAN BIRD YIELDS DNA AFTER 2,500 YEARS IN WATERY GRAVE

Scientists have recovered the first genetic data from an extinct bird in the Caribbean, thanks to the remarkably preserved bones of...

ULTRAGENYX SNAGS OPTION ON ANTISENSE STARTUP GENETX

Ultragenyx has picked up an option to acquire GeneTx and its preclinical antisense oligonucleotide. The drug, GTX-102, is designed...

 
 
 

CONTROLLED HYDRAULIC FRACTURING SCULPTS MAMMALIAN EMBRYOS INTO SHAPE

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a process most often associated with shale gas extraction, but a team of researchers from Institut...

PRODUCTION TECHNICIAN - CTK BIOTECH - POWAY, CA

0-2 years of experience in Biotech industry or laboratory setting. Perform in-process testing /troubleshooting/optimization of kit...