Existing drugs could offer new way to treat severe inflammatory skin conditions
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  July 24, 2017  
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 Existing drugs could offer new way to treat severe inflammatory skin conditionsExisting drugs could offer new way to treat severe inflammatory skin conditions
 
Existing medicines could offer a new way to treat inflammatory skin conditions, researchers at Melbourne's Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the Royal Melbourne Hospital have revealed.
 
 
 Bacterial cell factories produce enzymes that can be used as active ingredients in drugsBacterial cell factories produce enzymes that can be used as active ingredients in drugs
 
Researchers at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability in Denmark have developed a method of producing P450 enzymes - used by plants to defend against predators and microbes - in bacterial cell factories. The process could facilitate the production of large quantities of the enzymes, which are also involved in the biosynthesis of active ingredients of cancer drugs.
 
   Studies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseasesStudies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseases
 
Two new studies of progressive, neurodegenerative diseases linked to defects in cells' mitochondria offer hope for developing a new biomarker for research and diagnostics, and a drug for treating such diseases, report researchers at the University of California, Davis.
 
 What is Inflammatory Linear Epidermal Nevus?
 
What is Inflammatory Linear Epidermal Nevus?The epidermal nevus is a non-cancerous hamartoma or skin lesion found on the outer portion of the skin. They are caused by an overgrowth of cells in the epidermis and usually appear at birth or in early childhood.
 
 
 AMSBIO introduce range of cancer exosome samples
 
AMSBIO introduce range of cancer exosome samplesAMSBIO has introduced a range of purified cancer exosome samples to help researchers study the role of exosomes in cancer development and metastasis.
 
 
 Causes of Dry Skin
 
Causes of Dry SkinDry skin (xerosis) results from loss of water or oil, which can occur in a number of different ways. There are many possible causes of dry skin and it can affect any individual.
 
 
 Skin Phototypes
 
Skin PhototypesThe skin phototype classification system was developed by Thomas B. Fitzpatrick in 1975. It is based on the sensitivity of the skin to sunburn and the ability of the skin to tan. The skin phototype can predict skin cancer risk.