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biochemical

bahy oh ke muh kuhl

  • a  of or relating to biochemistry; involving chemical processes in living organisms

  • It suggests there could be some biochemical process in the brain that both causes migraines and limits cognitive degeneration.
  • So while their double-helix model seemed to make biochemical sense and agreed with what was already known, a wiser man might have toned down his rhetoric.
  • Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute since 1993, he headed a multinational 2,400-scientist team that co-mapped the 3 billion biochemical letters of our genetic .
News & Articles

  • Eli Lilly & Co Halts Alzheimer's Drug Trial
    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Eli Lilly & Co has ended a clinical trial for an Alzheimer's disease drug during the middle of the study after patients showed abnormal liver biochemical tests. The company announced last week that it would be putting a halt to its LY2886721 drug trial. LY2886721, the code-name for the drug, was designed to inhibit beta secretase , which ...
    June 17, 2013 - redOrbit
  • Memory Loss and Gain
    Would it not be nice to take a pill and regain that elusive memory? We are all forgetful at times and without a clue as to how to get it better. Memory improved in mice injected with a small, drug-like molecule discovered by UCSF San Francisco researchers studying how cells respond to biological stress. The same biochemical pathway the molecule acts on might one day be targeted in humans to ...
    June 17, 2013 - Environmental News Network
  • Another Alzheimer's Disease Failure
    Eli Lilly stops phase 2 trial of BACE inhibitor after some Alzheimer's patients had abnormal liver biochemical tests.        
    June 15, 2013 - The Motley Fool
Quotes

  • Michael Rossmann in AScribe (press release)
    By combining the structural data and the biochemical data of our colleagues at the Catholic University of America, we were jointly able to come up with a hypothesis of how this motor works,Rossmann said.
  • Steve Squyres in CNN
    The particular type of rock Opportunity is finding, with evaporite sediments from standing water, offers excellent capability for preserving evidence of any biochemical or biological material that may have been in the water,said Squyres, the...
  • Paul Greengard in BBC News
    Lead researcher Dr Paul Greengard said: "They all work in totally different ways, but in all cases they caused the same biochemical change. So, it's pretty convincing that p11 is associated with the main therapeutic action of anti-depressant drugs."

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