News tagged with prostaglandins

A short cut to billion dollar drugs

(Phys.org)—Scientists have found a highly efficient method of making hormone-based drugs which could generate billions of sales for the pharmaceutical industry.

dateSep 20, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Seven steps to 'billion dollar' drugs

(Phys.org) -- A highly efficient method for making prostaglandins -- natural, hormone-like chemicals that have pharmaceutical applications -- is reported by University of Bristol scientists this week in Nature. Some synthe ...

dateAug 15, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Omega-6 key to female lamb conception

New research has shown farmers may be able to determine the sex ratios of lambs by raising omega-6 fatty acids in the diets of breeding stock, a discovery that could have major benefits for industry.

dateAug 15, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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