07:00 , Oct 7, 2010 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

Targeting cardiolipin in pneumonia

U.S. researchers have developed a new way for treating pneumonia resistant to standard first-line therapy with broad-spectrum antibiotics. Instead of attacking the bacteria, the researchers designed a peptide that binds cardiolipin, a host-generated lipid involved...
07:00 , Sep 30, 2010 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Indication: Infectious disease

Indication Target/marker/pathway Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Infectious disease Pneumonia Cardiolipin; ATPase, aminophospholipid transporter class 1 type 8B member 1 (ATP8B1; FIC1) Mouse studies suggest...