News tagged with therapeutic drugs

Cancer drug found hiding in sunflower seed protein

University of Queensland scientists have found sunflower proteins and their processing machinery are hijacked to make rogue protein rings in a discovery that could open the door to cheaper, plant-based drug manufacturing.

Mar 21, 2011
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Hope for treatment of cocaine addiction

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two separate discoveries by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) offer potential for development of a first-ever pharmacological treatment for cocaine addiction.

Nov 17, 2010
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Yeast holds clues to Parkinson's disease

Yeast could be a powerful ally in the discovery of new therapeutic drugs to treat Parkinson's disease says a scientist presenting his work at the Society for General Microbiology's autumn meeting in Nottingham today.

Sep 09, 2010
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