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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 …

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Scientists Fixate on Ric-8 to Understand Trafficking of Popular Drug Receptor Targets

Scientists Fixate on Ric-8 to Understand Trafficking of Popular Drug Receptor Targets – Half the drugs used today target a single class of proteins – and now scientists have identified an important molecular player critical to the proper workings of …

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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 …

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X-ray virus

X-ray crystallography reveals the structure of a common virus that causes gastroenteritis and juvenile diarrhoea, the astrovirus, hinting at the development of potential drugs for this nasty illness. More Astrovirus X-rayed.

Drug designer: New tool reveals mutations that cause HIV-drug resistance

Drug designer: New tool reveals mutations that cause HIV-drug resistance – Protease inhibitor drugs are one of the major weapons in the fight against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, but their effectiveness is limited as the virus mutates and …

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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 …

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