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Image: The stomach bacterium Helicobacter pylori changes the activity of genes in gastric cells (Photo courtesy of Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology).

Suppression of DNA Repair by H. pylori Paves the Way for Development of Gastric Cancer

A team of molecular microbiologists has established what they believe to be the definitive link between Helicobacter pylori infection and the development of gastric cancer.  More...
28 Jun 2015

New Microarray to Boost Developmental Delay Research

A new tool for studying the genetic causes of developmental delay was unveiled at a recent human genetics conference.  More...
23 Jun 2015

Acid-Sensitive Nanoparticle Drug Delivery System Targets Cancer Stem Cells

A novel nanoparticle-based drug delivery system was designed to destroy the cancer stem cells that are responsible for tumor recurrence and development of drug resistance.  More...
22 Jun 2015
Image: Bacterial toxins usually exert their full deadly effect in the host cell\'s interior. The toxins overcome the cell membrane by binding to a surface receptor, which conveys them into the cell\'s interior (Photo courtesy of Dr. Panagiotis Papatheodorou, University of Freiburg).

Researchers Pinpoint Binding Site for Clostridium difficile Binary Toxin

A team of molecular microbiologists has located the site where the bacterium Clostridium difficile's binary toxin binds to intestinal cells' LSR protein and triggers a mechanism that results in the invasion of the host cells by the bacteria.  More...
21 Jun 2015

Bacterial Toxin Shows Promise as Potential Anticancer Drug

A toxin that increases the virulence of the bacteria that produce it shows promise as a potential anticancer agent.  More...
21 Jun 2015
Image: Lung cancer cells (green) are cultured together with normal lung cells (red). The triple-antibody combination EGFR, HER2, and HER3 strongly impairs the survival of tumor cells while sparing normal cells (Photo courtesy of Weizmann Institute of Science).

Antibody Cocktail Blocks Growth of Drug-Resistant Lung Tumors in Mouse Model

Cancer researchers developed a cocktail of three monoclonal antibodies that was able to halt drug-resistant tumor growth in a mouse xenograft lung cancer model.  More...
17 Jun 2015

Monoclonal Antibody Blocks Development of Type I Diabetes in Mouse Model

Monoclonal antibody treatment prevented development of type I diabetes in a mouse model of the disease.   More...
17 Jun 2015

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