Recombinant DNA
Recombinant DNA (rDNA) molecules are DNA molecules formed by laboratory methods of genetic recombination (such as molecular cloning) to bring together genetic material from multiple sources, creating ...
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Insulin and Type 2 Diabetes
This video, created by Nucleus Medical Media, shows type 2 diabetes, a condition in which the level of sugar in the blood is too high. The animation begins by showing the normal physiology of food abs...
Reverse Stroke | Amazing New Stroke Cure
The controversial and incredible new therapy that can reduce the effects of a stroke in just three minutes. Watch as Linda Lumbra, a stroke victim -- trapped...
Molecular cloning
Molecular cloning is a set of experimental methods in molecular biology that are used to assemble recombinant DNA molecules and to direct their replication within host organisms. The use of the word c...
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Gene expression
Gene expression is the process by which information from a gene is used in the synthesis of a functional gene product. These products are often proteins, but in non-protein coding genes such as transf...
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Sprifermin
Sprifermin is another name for human recombinant FGF18. Its manufacturers hope it will soon enter clinical trials for treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
Insulin aspart
Insulin aspart is a fast-acting insulin analog marketed by Novo Nordisk as NovoLog/NovoRapid. It is a man-made form of human insulin; a single amino acid has been slightly changed in its molecular str...
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Luteinizing hormone
Luteinizing hormone (LH, also known as lutropin and sometimes lutrophin) is a hormone produced by gonadotroph cells in the anterior pituitary gland. In females, an acute rise of LH ("LH surge") trigge...
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Upstream open reading frame
An Upstream Open Reading Frame (uORF) is an Open Reading Frame (ORF) within the 5'UTR (5' untranslated region) of a mRNA. uORFs can regulate eukaryotic gene expression. Translation of the uORF typi...
Basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper transcription factors
Basic helix-loop-helix leucine zipper transcription factors are, as their name indicates, transcription factors containing both Basic helix-loop-helix and leucine zipper motifs.An example is Microphth...
Etanercept
Etanercept (trade name Enbrel) is a biopharmaceutical that treats autoimmune diseases by interfering with tumor necrosis factor (TNF; a soluble inflammatory cytokine) by acting as a TNF inhibitor. It ...
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P73
p73 is a protein related to the p53 tumor protein. Because of its structural resemblance to p53, it has also been considered a tumor suppressor. It is involved in cell cycle regulation, and induction ...
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Insulin degludec
Insulin degludec (INN/USAN) is an ultralong-acting basal insulin analogue that was developed by Novo Nordisk under the brand name Tresiba. It is administered via subcutaneous injection once daily to ...
Factor VIII
Factor VIII (FVIII) is an essential blood-clotting protein, also known as anti-hemophilic factor (AHF). In humans, factor VIII is encoded by the F8 gene. Defects in this gene results in hemophilia A, ...
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NPH insulin
NPH insulin (Neutral Protamine Hagedorn also known as Humulin N, Novolin N among others) is an intermediate-acting insulin given to help control the blood sugar level of those with diabetes. NPH was c...
Bovine somatotropin
Bovine somatotropin or bovine somatotrophin (abbreviated bST and BST), or bovine growth hormone (BGH), is a peptide hormone produced by cows' pituitary gland. Like other hormones, it is produced in sm...
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Green fluorescent protein
The green fluorescent protein (GFP) is a protein composed of 238 amino acid residues (26.9 kDa) that exhibits bright green fluorescence when exposed to light in the blue to ultraviolet range. Although...
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Efalizumab
Efalizumab (trade name Raptiva, Genentech, Merck Serono) is a formerly available medication designed to treat autoimmune diseases, originally marketed to treat psoriasis. As implied by the suffix -zum...
Myogenin
Myogenin (myogenic factor 4), also known as MYOG, is a gene.Myogenin is a muscle-specific basic-helix-loop-helix (bHLH) transcription factor involved in the coordination of skeletal muscle development...
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CRTC3
CREB-regulated transcription coactivator 3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CRTC3 gene.This gene has been shown to be linked to weight gain.
EIF2B
eIF2B is a protein found in eukaryotes. It is the guanine nucleotide exchange factor for the eukaryotic initiation factor 2 and therefore converts the inactive eIF2-GDP to the active eIF2-GTP. This ac...
Serostim
Serostim (recombinant DNA somatropin) is Serono's brand name prescription drug form of synthetic growth hormone, marketed for AIDS wasting. In December 2007, the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts s...
Insulin lispro
Insulin lispro (marketed by Eli Lilly and Company as "Humalog") is a fast acting insulin analog. It was first approved for use in the United States in 1996, making it the first insulin analog to enter...
Post-transcriptional modification
Co-transcriptional modification is a process in cell biology by which, in eukaryotic cells, primary transcript RNA is converted into mature RNA. A notable example is the conversion of precursor messen...
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Expressomics
Expressomics is the analysis of the transcripts of RNA produced by the genotype at a given time. It is able to provide a link between the genome, the proteome, and the cellular phenotype. Expressomics...
Insulin glargine
Insulin glargine, marketed by Sanofi under the names Lantus and Toujeo is a long-acting basal insulin analogue, given once daily to help control the blood sugar level of those with diabetes. It consis...
Synapto-pHluorin
Synapto-pHluorin is a genetically encoded optical indicator of vesicle release and recycling. It is used in neuroscience to study transmitter release. It consists of a pH-sensitive form of green fluor...
Follicle-stimulating hormone
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is a hormone found in humans and other animals. It is synthesized and secreted by gonadotrophs of the anterior pituitary gland. FSH regulates the development, growt...
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