BioCentury | Jul 12, 2018
Translation in Brief

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: June 2018

...P. falciparum PI4K that could help treat malaria University of Cape Town Distillery Therapeutics Meningitis Contactin associated protein-like 1 (CNTNAP1)...
BioCentury | Jun 28, 2018
Distillery Therapeutics

Infectious disease

...could include testing the peptide in additional animal models of E. coli -induced meningitis. TARGET/MARKER/PATHWAY: Contactin associated protein-like 1 (CNTNAP1)...
...China email: wdzhao@cmu.edu.cn CONTACT: Yu-Hua Chen, same affiliation as above email: yhchen@cmu.edu.cn Claire Quang China Medical University Hospital Contactin associated protein-like 1 (CNTNAP1) Meningitis...
BioCentury | Aug 13, 2012
Company News

Sigma-Aldrich, Autism Speaks deal

Sigma-Aldrich's Sigma Advanced Genetic Engineering (SAGE) Labs initiative and the advocacy group expanded a 2010 deal to develop rat models with modified autism-associated genes. Under the expansion, the partners will generate rat knockout models with...
BioCentury | Oct 20, 2011
Tools & Techniques

Mouse models of autism

U.S. researchers have engineered mouse strains that model three relatively common genetic causes of autism spectrum disorder. 1-3 The mice could help researchers figure out the similarities and differences between various forms of ASD and...
BioCentury | Nov 1, 2010
Tools & Techniques

Arrayed Against Early Autism

LineaGen Inc. hopes to parlay its efforts to identify rare autism-linked genetic variants into a testing business built around a microarray-based autism spectrum disorder diagnostic. The company recently launched its firststepDX autism testing kit, a...
BioCentury | Jun 24, 2010
Targets & Mechanisms

Common ground in autism and epilepsy

A pair of studies has identified rare genomic copy number variants associated with both autism and epilepsy, suggesting there might be common mechanisms behind both diseases. 1,2 The most immediate application of the findings could...
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