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Plant-made antimicrobial peptide targets dental plaque and gum tissues

Protein drugs, which derive from biological sources, represent some of the most important and effective biopharmaceuticals on the market. Some, like insulin, have been used for decades, while ...

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Tattoo therapy could ease chronic disease

A temporary tattoo to help control a chronic disease might someday be possible, according to scientists at Baylor College of Medicine who tested antioxidant nanoparticles created at Rice University.

Thu 22 Sep 16 from Medical Xpress

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Radical protein modifications

Versatile method uses CC bond formation to decorate proteins with various groups

Fri 23 Sep 16 from CandEN

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Exoskeleton for rehabilitation of specific body parts

Exoskeletons are mechanical structures applied externally to the body; their function is to improve movement, support people suffering from injury or to increase physical strength to lift heavy ...

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Multi stimuli-responsive nanocapsules selectively deliver drugs to exactly where they are needed

A nanoparticle-based drug delivery system that can sense and respond to different conditions in the body, as well as to an externally applied magnetic field, could enhance doctors' ability to ...

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New findings give insight into the cell membrane repair process of torn muscle fibers

Everybody knows the burning sensation in the legs when climbing down a steep slope for a long time. It is caused by microruptures in the cell membrane of our muscle fibers. These holes in the ...

Wed 21 Sep 16 from Medical Xpress

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The pursuit of microscopic drugs that can be tracked as they fight cancer

Microscopic drug molecules could soon be sent into the body to fight disease and their journey tracked using photo-acoustic imaging, after researchers developed a smart material that can locate ...

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Gut bacteria explain insect tolerance to a toxic diet

Scientists at the Universitat de Valncia's Cavanilles Institute have studied the microbial communities of toxic plant feeders in the Albufera lake inValencia, Spain. Aside from explaining ...

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Scientists have bright idea for detecting harmful bacteria in food products

Scientists looking for traces of E. coli O157:H7 contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow in the dark.

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Environmental DNA provides early detection of invasive crayfish

Every plant and animal has a unique genetic composition, which makes a lake like a bowl of DNA soupevery spoonful contains the combined DNA of the lake's inhabitants. Scientists have only recently ...

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