Genomic & Biopharma News

Follistatin N terminus differentially regulates muscle size and fat in vivo

Nature, 2017-09-15 00:00:00

6-bromo-indirubin-3′-oxime (6BIO), a Glycogen synthase kinase-3β inhibitor, activates cytoprotective cellular modules and suppresses cellular senescence-mediated biomolecular damage in human fibroblasts

Nature, 2017-09-15 00:00:00

Differential regulation of vaginal lipocalins (OBP, MUP) during the estrous cycle of the house mouse

Nature, 2017-09-15 00:00:00

The mechano-sensing role of the unique SH3 insertion in plakin domains revealed by Molecular Dynamics simulations

Nature, 2017-09-15 00:00:00

De novo transcriptome of the cosmopolitan dinoflagellate Amphidinium carterae to identify enzymes with biotechnological potential

Nature, 2017-09-15 00:00:00

Role of the venus kinase receptor in the female reproductive physiology of the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria

Nature, 2017-09-15 00:00:00

Chutes & Ladders—Teva recruits Lundbeck chief Schultz with $52M package
Lundbeck chief Kåre Schultz will be paid a $52 million package to helm Teva, former CDC director Tom Frieden is leading a new $225 million global health initiative, Roivant Sciences tapped Eisai and Pfizer vet Allen Waxman as its general counsel, plus more hirings, firings and retirings throughout the industry.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-09-14 21:07:32

Moderna initiates Chikungunya vaccine human test, replaces backup Zika candidate
Moderna seldom updates progress made to its pipeline, but when it does, the updates tend to come in batches. Apart from a few advancements in its immuno-oncology programs, the mRNA expert also shared a new peek into its infectious disease efforts Thursday.
Fierce Pharma, 2017-09-14 19:24:55

LivaNova puts for sale sign on $250M cardiac rhythm unit
LivaNova is exploring strategic options for its cardiac rhythm management business. The medtech company decided to look to offload the $250 million-a-year pacemaker and defibrillator unit after concluding it no longer fits with its strategy.
Fierce Biotech, 2017-09-14 18:06:42