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Vitamin B7 monitoring device for food and clinical samples analyses
12-July-2017

Direct detection of vitamin B7 in real sample is possible using the developed immunosensor without the need of sample pre-treatment. The immunosensor not only leads to shorter analysis time but also is a user-friendly approach to the end user.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Improving the survival rates of childhood brain tumours: Translating Discoveries
12-July-2017

The future of children with brain tumours is very promising. To do nothing is to ignore the very real possibility of a treatment and cure. It is the time now to accelerate clinical and laboratory research in childhood brain tumours.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Accessing DNA in the cell’s powerhouse to treat disease
11-July-2017

A new molecule that reads mitochondrial DNA could pave the way to treat some genetic nerve and muscle diseases.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University
 
Killing cancer in the heat of the moment
10-July-2017

A new method efficiently transfers genes into cells, then activates them with light. This could lead to gene therapies for cancers.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University
 
Collagen controlling the thickness and juvenile state of skin
11-July-2017

Type XVII collagen (COL17) is found to regulate the proliferation of epidermal cells and therefore the thickness of juvenile and aged skin, suggesting COL17 can potentially be used for future anti-aging strategies.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
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