23:17 , Oct 3, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: September 2018

New Therapeutic Targets and Biomarkers: September 2018 Select top therapeutic targets and biomarkers covered by BioCentury or added to the BCIQ database in September. Therapeutic targets are defined as any protein, gene or other molecule...
15:42 , Sep 27, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Therapeutics

Infectious disease

INDICATION: Bacterial infection In silico , cell culture and mouse studies identified a PGA3-derived antimicrobial peptide that could help treat bacterial infection. In silico screening of amino acid sequences of human secreted proteins for structural...
20:18 , Sep 26, 2018 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

Digesting antimicrobial peptides

Synthetic biology researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology used a data-mining approach to identify a new antimicrobial peptide derived from a human digestive protein, adding a potential weapon in the battle against antibiotic resistance. As...