Biotecnología

Biotecnología

Revamped design could take powerful biological computers from the test tube to the cell
11/04/2022 - Researchers may have developed long-lived biological computers that could potentially persist inside cells. Researchers forgo the traditional DNA-based approach, opting instead to use the nucleic...
Cambrex Expands Biopharmaceutical Testing Services Biz
02/03/2022 - New capabilities apply to a range of therapeutics, including bacteriophage and mammalian viruses, recombinant proteins, mAbs, and nucleic acids.
Dow, Sartorius and Su?dpack Enter Coronavirus Vaccines Collaboration
23/02/2022 - Essential products manufactured by Sartorius, using Su?dpack polymer films made from Dow resins, support vaccine production for global vaccine supply.
Lilly Acquires Rights to Entos Pharmaceuticals' Fusogenix Tech
16/01/2022 - Novel delivery platform technology has the potential to solve a key delivery challenge for many nucleic acid therapeutic modalities.
Absci Enters Research Collaboration with Merck
16/01/2022 - Will deploy its Bionic Protein non-standard amino acid technology to produce enzymes tailored to Merck’s biomanufacturing applications.
Eisai Begins Construction of New Injection/Research Building
23/03/2021 - To accommodate expanded drug discovery targets and new modalities such as antibodies, ADCs, and nucleic acid drugs.
Eating omega-3 fat helps hibernating Arctic ground squirrels warm up during deep cold
04/02/2021 - By feeding Arctic ground squirrels special diets, researchers have found that omega-3 fatty acids, common in flax seed and fish oil, help keep the animals warmer in deep hibernation.
Lasers and molecular tethers create perfectly patterned platforms for tissue engineering
04/02/2021 - Researchers have developed a technique to modify naturally occurring biological polymers with protein-based biochemical messages that affect cell behavior. Their approach uses a near-infrared laser...
Scientists to global policymakers: Treat fish as food to help solve world hunger
04/02/2021 - Fish provide 17 percent of the animal protein consumed globally and are rich in micronutrients and essential fatty acids. In a new article, experts argue seeing fish in a food system perspective.
Lactobacillus manipulates bile acids to create favorable gut environment
04/02/2021 - Probiotic Lactobacillus bacteria use enzymes situationally to manipulate bile acids and promote their own survival in the gut.
Ocean toxin a heartbreaking threat for sea otters
04/02/2021 - Heart disease is a killer threat for southern sea otters feasting on domoic acid in their food web. Climate change projections indicate that toxic blooms and domoic acid exposure will continue to...
Which beverages burst with umami potential?
04/02/2021 - In a new and first of its kind study, researchers study fermented beverages to find the one with the most umami flavor. Which one wins -- champagne, beer, wine or sake?
Post-surgical patch releases non-opioid painkiller directly to the wound
19/01/2021 - A sweet new process is making sour more practical. Engineers are turning carbon monoxide directly into acetic acid -- the widely used chemical agent that gives vinegar its tang -- with a continuous...
Bacterium produces pharmaceutical all-purpose weapon
19/01/2021 - For years, researchers have worked to repurpose excess atmospheric carbon dioxide into new chemicals, fuels and other products traditionally made from hydrocarbons harvested from fossil fuels. The...
High doses of saccharin don't lead to diabetes in healthy adults, study finds
19/01/2021 - A new study has found that the sugar substitute saccharin doesn't lead to the development of diabetes in healthy adults.
Engineers find antioxidants improve nanoscale visualization of polymers
19/01/2021 - Reactive molecules, such as free radicals, can be produced in the body after exposure to certain environments or substances and go on to cause cell damage. Antioxidants can minimize this damage by...
Chemists develop a new drug discovery strategy for 'undruggable' drug targets
29/12/2020 - Biochemists have developed a new strategy for controlling the biological functions of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) by means of light and therefore provide a tool to investigate processes which take...
A human gene placed in fruit flies reveals details about a human developmental disorder
16/12/2020 - Meier-Gorlin syndrome, or MGS, is a rare genetic developmental disorder that causes dwarfism, small ears, a small brain, missing patella and other skeletal abnormalities. One mutation causing MGS,...
Drug may boost vaccine responses in older adults
16/12/2020 - Researchers succeed in the first enzyme-driven biocatalytic synthesis of nucleic acid building blocks. This facilitates the development of antiviral agents and RNA-based therapeutics.
Drugs create balancing act for patients with non-small cell lung cancer
16/12/2020 - Taking inspiration from nature, researchers created a green light-stabilized 3D polymer structure that unfolds itself when left in darkness - the first reported example of a reversible,...
Amino acid recycling in cells: Autophagy helps cells adapt to changing conditions
11/12/2020 - Scientists have shown for the first time how specific metabolites produced by autophagy are utilized by a cell. They discovered that in budding yeast adapting to respiratory growth, autophagy -- an...