The Spanish firm Sylentis has developed a compound to treat diseases of the retina, such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, which will be administered by ophthalmic drops instead of intraocular injections.
Recent studies have demonstrated that disruption to the makeup of microbiota can significantly elevate the risk of cancer types, especially colorectal cancer (CRC), and its implication in the modulation of inflammation, tumor growth and metastasis is also becoming increasingly evident.
Biologists from the Institute of protein research exploring unusual nanoparticle, recently discovered in the blood of camels, the disclosure of secrets which will help to create new drugs from a variety of diseases, the press service of the Russian science Foundation.
Biochemists from the Institute of theoretical and experimental Biophysics RAS, Pushchino found in parasitic fungi, insects, an unusual substance that inhibits the growth of cancer cells and causes them to self-destruct, the press service of the Institute.
A new method allows the design and construction of nanometric cages using proteins. The structures are able to self-assemble inside cells and living beings. This protein “origami” could have applications in the development of new methods for administering drugs, vaccines, or molecular machines