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Mendel Seeks New Crop of Natural Compounds in Fundación Medina Partnership

66934 Hayward, CA-based plant science firm Mendel Biotechnology is pairing up with Fundación Medina in an effort to identify biostimulants for agricultural applications. Biostimulants are agricultural chemical derived from natural sources that can be applied to improve crop productivity through improved stress tolerance, water and nutrient use efficiency, and overall growth and yield, according to Fundación… Seguir Leyendo Mendel Seeks New Crop of Natural Compounds in Fundación Medina Partnership

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Mendel Seeks New Crop of Natural Compounds in Fundación Medina Partnership

66934 Hayward, CA-based plant science firm Mendel Biotechnology is pairing up with Fundación Medina in an effort to identify biostimulants for agricultural applications. Biostimulants are agricultural chemical derived from natural sources that can be applied to improve crop productivity through improved stress tolerance, water and nutrient use efficiency, and overall growth and yield, according to Fundación… Seguir Leyendo Mendel Seeks New Crop of Natural Compounds in Fundación Medina Partnership

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Ferrer Taps Nonprofit Medina’s Natural Products Library in Search of New Antibiotics

Spain’s Grupo Ferrer and Fundación Medina (Fundación Centro de Excelencia en Investigación de Medicamentos Innovadores en Andalucía) signed a research collaboration centered on the discovery of novel antibiotics from Medina’s natural product libraries. Medina is a nonprofit research organization focused on drug discovery from microbial natural products, and offers what it claims is one of… Seguir Leyendo Ferrer Taps Nonprofit Medina’s Natural Products Library in Search of New Antibiotics

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The impact of chronic diseases on patients also depends on their perception of the disease

What do we mean by “common sense” when we talk about a disease? What affects the ideas and beliefs that patients have of their disease? Researchers at the University of Granada have developed a test for measuring and assessing chronic patients’ cognitive representation of their disease. This advance will enable the development of clinical psychological… Seguir Leyendo The impact of chronic diseases on patients also depends on their perception of the disease

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New system developed for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers of the University of Granada have developed a new computer program that allows early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease through processed images. This new system has enhanced successful early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease up to 90%, which is an important progress within this area of study. The study was conducted by professor Ignacio Alvarez Ill?n,… Seguir Leyendo New system developed for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease

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Global database needed to guarantee identification of victims in mass disasters

Forensic Anthropology, as an independent discipline within the field of forensic science, has evolved since the early twentieth century in tandem with technological developments of the scientific world. One of its best tools has been the implementation of radiological techniques for positive identification of human remains. A research conducted at the University of Granada warns… Seguir Leyendo Global database needed to guarantee identification of victims in mass disasters

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Gene increases effectiveness of drugs used to fight cancer and allows reduction in dosage

Gene increases effectiveness of drugs used to fight cancer and allows reduction in dosage Researchers at the University of Granada have found a suicide gene, called \’gene E\’, which leads to the death of tumour cells derived from breast, lung and colon cancer, and prevents their growth. The importance of this new gene is that… Seguir Leyendo Gene increases effectiveness of drugs used to fight cancer and allows reduction in dosage

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New antioxidant compounds have been identified in foods such as olive oil, honey and nuts

New antioxidant compounds have been identified in foods such as olive oil, honey and nuts Scientists at the University of Granada have identified and characterized for the first time different antioxidant compounds from foods such as olive oil, honey, walnuts and a medicinal herb called Teucrium polium. They have used two new techniques, capillary electrophoresis… Seguir Leyendo New antioxidant compounds have been identified in foods such as olive oil, honey and nuts

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The use of stem cells in regenerative medicine may also be detrimental for health

The use of stem cells in regenerative medicine may also be detrimental for health The use of stem cells in regenerative medicine is not always beneficial for human health, it may even be harmful according to a work done by the University of Granada and University of Len. Scientists have demonstrated that transplantation of human… Seguir Leyendo The use of stem cells in regenerative medicine may also be detrimental for health

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Work in mice will contribute to the study of hereditary diseases that lead to blindness

Work in mice will contribute to the study of hereditary diseases that lead to blindness Researchers of the University of Granada (Spain) have used a technique consisting of the induction of neuronal degeneration neuronal for intense light exposure in the mouse\’s retina that will be helpful for the study of retinitis pigmentosa (RP), a group… Seguir Leyendo Work in mice will contribute to the study of hereditary diseases that lead to blindness

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