Tag Archives: cancer

Drugs used to overcome cancer may also combat antibiotic resistance: McMaster researchers

Drugs used to overcome cancer may also combat antibiotic resistance: McMaster researchers – The pharmaceutical sector has made a big investment in targeting kinases proteins, so there are a lot of compounds and drugs out there that, although they were …

Read more »

One-pot synthesis creates anticancer candidates

One-pot synthesis creates anticancer candidates – Researchers in Germany have developed a simple, rapid and high-yielding cascade synthesis of a collection of polycyclic compounds that resemble indole alkaloid natural products and which interfere with cell division. The compounds could be …

Read more »

Record reaction cascade yields cancer drug candidate

Record reaction cascade yields cancer drug candidate – New active substances can be produced quickly and efficiently with the help of reaction cascades. Once set in motion, these processes lead to the desired end product via a series of intermediate …

Read more »

Unique gel capsule structure enables co-delivery of different types of drugs

Unique gel capsule structure enables co-delivery of different types of drugs – Chemists have designed a multiple-compartment gel capsule that can simultaneously deliver hydrophilic and hydrophobic drugs. The microcapsules could be used for the treatment of diseases like cancer, which …

Read more »

Slinn Pickings – chemistry news

UW-Madison chemists devise better way to prepare workhorse molecules – Writing in the current online issue (June 9) of the journal Science, a team led by University of Wisconsin-Madison chemistry Professor Shannon Stahl reports a new, environmentally friendly way to …

Read more »

Six Slinn Picks – chemical news

Team solves decades-old molecular mystery linked to blood clotting – Researchers report that they are the first to describe in atomic detail a chemical interaction that is vital to blood clotting. Hard x-rays to watch chemical reactions – Chemists can …

Read more »