News tagged with monoclonal antibodies

Nanoparticles may enhance cancer therapy

A mixture of current drugs and carbon nanoparticles shows potential to enhance treatment for head-and-neck cancers, especially when combined with radiation therapy, according to new research by Rice University and the University ...

dateFeb 16, 2012 in Bio & Medicine
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Detecting lethal diseases with rust and sand

The next big thing in medical diagnostics could be minutes particles of rust, iron oxide, coated with the material from which sand is formed, silicon dioxide. These magnetic nanoparticles, a mere 29 to 230 nanometers across, ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Bio & Medicine
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Mapping Tumor Heterogeneity With Quantum Dots

(PhysOrg.com) -- One important discovery made about cancer over the past decade is that as a tumor develops, the molecular identity of its cells begins to diverge. As a result, any given tumor is likely to contain groups ...

dateMay 25, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Breakthrough in fight against Hendra virus

(PhysOrg.com) -- There has been a breakthrough in the fight against the deadly Hendra virus following the development of a treatment which shows great potential to save the lives of people who become infected with the virus. ...

dateOct 30, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Tailor-made recombinant proteins in mammals

A new way to direct chemical modifications to specific sites on recombinant proteins - including the monoclonal antibodies so important in the pharmaceutical industry - has been developed by Carolyn Bertozzi and her colleagues ...

dateFeb 09, 2009 in
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