Demeetra AgBio reports that it is advancing its pipeline for therapeutic cannabinoids and expects to file an IND for its lead candidate with the FDA early next year. The company’s Cas-CLOVER™ gene editing tool, in combination with its bioprocessing capabilities, will allow it to discover and manufacture rare and novel cannabinoids, creating opportunities for clinical
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Two new studies cast light on disease processes in tuberculosis (TB), identifying key genetic changes that cause damage in the lungs and a drug treatment that could speed up recovery. The findings are reported in two papers in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. In the first study (“Integrated transcriptomic analysis of human tuberculosis granulomas and
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Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School (HMS), and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, have linked a gene mutation signature that is indicative of DNA damage, with high red meat consumption and increased cancer-related mortality in patients with colorectal cancer (CRC). The results, the scientists suggest, could feasibly lead to the development
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Blondes usually have more fun, unless you’re Erika Jayne and have to downgrade from a 10,200-square-foot mansion to a 2,100-square-foot home. Amid the release of the salacious Hulu documentary, “The Housewife and the Hustler,” which details “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star’s legal troubles, many fans have wondered about her current living situation after being
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The home where Charles Manson’s followers brutally murdered the LaBiancas five decades ago has finally found a buyer. After nearly eight months on the market, the home was forced to sell at a discounted price, at $1,875,000.  Zak Bagans, a paranormal investigator and actor, purchased the home in 2019 for $1.89 million. He first attempted
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Scientists at Oregon State University (OSU) report that a pair of compounds originating from hops can help thwart a dangerous buildup of fat in the liver known as hepatic steatosis. The findings “Tetrahydroxanthohumol, a xanthohumol derivative, attenuates high-fat diet-induced hepatic steatosis by antagonizing PPARγ“), published in eLife, are important because the condition affects roughly one-fourth
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June 16, 2021 12 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Scott Greenberg’s The Wealthy Franchisee: Game-Changing Steps to Becoming a Thriving Franchise Superstar, is out now via Entrepreneur Press and can be purchased from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Not long ago, a friend forwarded me an article about the Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama and their unsuccessful attempt
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The pituitary gland is the size of a pea, but it plays a major role in the endocrine system. It is often called the master gland because it controls several other hormone glands in the body. Almost all pituitary hormones are altered by aging in humans, often in a manner dependent upon sex, body composition,
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Studies in non-human primates (NHPs) by NYU Grossman School of Medicine researchers have shown how a new type of immunomodulatory therapy can stimulate the activity of immune defense cells and reduce the amount of misshapen proteins, amyloid beta plaques and tau tangles that are linked with the pathology of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The research found
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The real estate industry is reeling in the face of new legislation, extended eviction moratoriums, environmental regulation and higher taxes. Now, trade organization and industry leaders vow to fight back. Most recently, industry executives are warning that the Biden administration’s plans to hike the tax on long term capital gains above $1 million from 20% to the top
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The 18th Annual Report of Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Capacity and Production, 2021, a mammoth, annual effort from BioPlan Associates, provides a comprehensive snapshot of significant, paradigm-affecting trends in biomanufacturing. You may not agree with everything the BioPlan team concludes, but their observations are always worthy of serious consideration. The report summarizes BioPlan’s survey findings over the
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The central dogma of molecular biology explains the flow of genetic information from self-replicating DNA to RNA and from RNA to protein. The critical molecular machines responsible for this unidirectional flow of information, polymerases, were until now, believed to be incapable of writing RNA recipes back into DNA code. In a new discovery, scientists provide
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