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Sinocare Pays $200 Million for Second US Diabetes Monitoring Device Company

Sinocare of Shangsha will pay up to $200 million to acquire PTS Diagnostics of Indianapolis, a company that makes point-of-care blood testing devices. PTS make devices that test glucose, lipid or nicotine levels in the blood. The PTS transaction is Sinocare's second purchase of a US company in six months. In November 2015, Sinocare paid $273 million for Nipro Diagnostics of Florida, the US divisio...

Lotus effect for organic liquids

Materials scientists at FAU have developed a process that allows self-cleaning properties to be applied to ceramic surfaces that also work for organic liquids such as oils and alcohol. We are all familiar with the Lotus effect where liquid drips off a surface without making it wet. The leaves...

Associations of CYP3A4, NR1I2, CYP2C19 and P2RY12 polymorphisms with clopidogrel resistance in Chinese patients with ischemic stroke

Pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling of the antitumor effect of TM208 and EGFR-TKI resistance in human breast cancer xenograft mice

Dexamethasone suppresses the growth of human non-small cell lung cancer via inducing estrogen sulfotransferase and inactivating estrogen

Activation of Wnt3a signaling promotes myogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells in mdx mice

Ergosterol-loaded poly(lactide-co-glycolide) nanoparticles with enhanced in vitro antitumor activity and oral bioavailability

Paeoniflorin suppresses TGF-β mediated epithelial-mesenchymal transition in pulmonary fibrosis through a Smad-dependent pathway

Chinese medicine CGA formula ameliorates DMN-induced liver fibrosis in rats via inhibiting MMP2/9, TIMP1/2 and the TGF-β/Smad signaling pathways

Jungermannenone A and B induce ROS- and cell cycle-dependent apoptosis in prostate cancer cells in vitro

Silibinin and indocyanine green-loaded nanoparticles inhibit the growth and metastasis of mammalian breast cancer cells in vitro

Post-transcriptional modulation of protein phosphatase PPP2CA and tumor suppressor PTEN by endogenous siRNA cleaved from hairpin within PTEN mRNA 3′UTR in human liver cells

Protrusion-localized STAT3 mRNA promotes metastasis of liver cancer cells

Shkreli’s old company is sued for breaching sales contract for Daraprim

Turing Pharmaceuticals, formerly run by Martin Shkreli, was sued Monday by another drug maker for breach of contract.

Trust pioneers ‘clinical matrons’ to boost ward leadership

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust believes it is the first in the country to introduce the role of “clinical matrons” in an effort to get some of the best and most experienced nurses back on wards.

Sanger Sequencing: How the Genome Was Won

I’ve never run a sequencing gel in my life, but people around me did, and they spent a lot of time on getting it just right. Although the principle described by Sanger in 1975 sounds straightforward (1), sequencing gels are very long and very thin – less than a millimeter thick! They were easy to […] The post Sanger Sequencing: How the Genome Was Won appeared first on Bitesize Bio.

Astellas appoints ethics and compliance and US legal leaders

Mark Wanda, Nahrin Marino and Matt Silversten take up new roles

#jobs #lifescience Senior Research Associate

// CA-Thousand Oaks, A leading biotech company is seeking a Senior Research Associate! The successful candidate will perform routine testing, method development and qualification using biophysical methods to support product and process characterization activities for protein biopharmaceutical products. Activities will … Continue reading → Cet article #jobs #lifescience Senior Research ...

Abrogating cholesterol esterification suppresses growth and metastasis of pancreatic cancer

Oncogenic mutations and dysregulated pathways in obesity-associated hepatocellular carcinoma

Tumor suppressor SET9 guides the epigenetic plasticity of breast cancer cells and serves as an early-stage biomarker for predicting metastasis

The B-cell tumor promoter Bcl-3 suppresses inflammation-associated colon tumorigenesis in epithelial cells

A causal link from ALK to hexokinase II overexpression and hyperactive glycolysis in EML4-ALK-positive lung cancer

Leukemic survival factor SALL4 contributes to defective DNA damage repair

Tumour cell-derived exosomes endow mesenchymal stromal cells with tumour-promotion capabilities


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