Researchers at the Sanford-Burnham Institute for Medical Research partnered with scientists at Bio-Rad to engineer high affinity, highly specific inhibitor antibodies to the active site region of a WNV proteinase.
Recently, interest in the role of the 2016 Nobel Prize winning cellular mechanism, autophagy, in neurodegeneration has increased significantly. This blog post highlights autophagy as a therapeutic strategy for neurodegeneration.
In this blog post we highlight some the current potholes on the road to reproducible antibodies as discussed at the most recent antibody validation meetings at the ASILOMAR grounds, CA USA and the University of Bath, UK.
This month’s science round up features exciting new research findings that could lead to the development of therapeutics for treating Huntington’s disease, melanoma and Ebola. You will also not want to miss our immunology section highlighting the discovery of a new immune cell type.