23:03 , Jun 29, 2017 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: June 2017

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: June 2017 Select top therapeutic targets and biomarkers covered by BioCentury or added to the BCIQ database during June 2017. Therapeutic targets are defined as any protein, gene or other molecule...
18:02 , Jun 28, 2017 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

Death by conformity

Mycobacteria increase their odds of surviving threats like antibiotic exposure by keeping their populations diverse. A Nature study has identified a new mycobacterial target that when deleted, stifles population diversity and boosts the efficiency of...
16:28 , Jun 27, 2017 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Infectious disease

INDICATION: Mycobacterium Cell culture studies suggest inhibiting Mycobacterium lamA could help treat mycobacterial infections. In M. smegmatis cultures, transposon mutagenesis screening showed deficiency in lamA expression decreased variation in fluorescent dye labeling of the bacteria, a...