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News tag: peptides


Spider venom compounds may improve painkillers

4 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Spider venom contains seven compounds that could inspire a new class of painkillers, researchers from University of Queensland, Australia announced. The new painkillers may have fewer side effects than current medications. The peptides found in spider venom are able to block the pathway which is responsible for sending the pain…


Cancer research receives help from online database

11 Oct, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Researchers from the Microbial Institute of Technology,  the Bioinformatics Center have published a new cancer database containing a list of proteins and peptides that help fight against cancer. The announcement was made yesterday by Dr. Gajendra Rahava, lead researcher and eminent scientist. Collected in time from various cancer research resources…