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Enzymology

Articles on Enzymology, which deals with the chemical nature and biological activity of enzymes


Enzymology Articles

Evaluation of the dot enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in comparison with standard ELISA for the immunodiagnosis of human toxocariasis
A dot enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay was standardized using excretory-secretory antigens of Toxocara canis for the rapid immunodiagnosis of human toxocariasis.

Date: 18 May 2007, Rating: 6.33, 6 pages

Modest induction of phase 2 enzyme activity in the F-344 rat prostate
Investigated if carcinogen defense (phase 2) enzymes could be induced in the prostate tissues of rats after oral feeding of candidate phase 2 enzyme inducing compounds.

Date: 18 May 2007, Rating: not rated, 9 pages

Enzyme-linked immunoassay for dengue virus IgM and IgG antibodies in serum and filter paper blood
The reproducibilty of dengue IgM and IgG ELISA was studied in serum and filter paper blood spots from Vietnamese febrile patients.

Date: 18 May 2007, Rating: 2.00, 9 pages

Hyperglycemia alters enzyme activity and cell number in spinal sensory ganglia
Using transgenic mouse model of diabetes and controls to examine the histological effect of chronic hyperglycemia on the activity or abundance of the enzymes acid phosphatase, cytochrome oxidase and NADPH-diaphorase...

Date: 18 May 2007, Rating: 2.00, 5 pages

Cytochrome P450 enzyme isoforms and their therapeutic implications: An update
These isoenzymes are a major determinant of the pharmacokinetic behavior of numerous drugs.

Date: 17 May 2007, Rating: 3.20, 12 pages

Enzyme may hold key to new treatment of diabetic kidney disease
Researchers have found that an enzyme called ACE2 may hold the potential to treat diabetic kidney disease, the most common form of kidney disease.

Date: 17 May 2007, Rating: not rated

Enzyme discovery may link underlying processes in cancer and heart disease
Scientists have discovered a new family of enzymes that appears to play a powerful role in generating the abnormal cell growth that occurs in both cancer and in some forms of cardiovascular disease.

Date: 17 May 2007, Rating: 10.00

Enzyme offers target to attack drug-resistant tuberculosis
Researchers have discovered an enzyme that allows the tuberculosis bacterium to metabolize nutrients and persist for months while shielding itself from immune-system attack by hiding inside macrophages.

Date: 17 May 2007, Rating: 4.50

Hopkins scientists show enzyme is key to hallmark of Alzheimer's
Scientists at Johns Hopkins have demonstrated that a specific enzyme in the brain is essential for nerve cells to form a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease

Date: 17 May 2007, Rating: not rated

Enzyme is key to hallmark of Alzheimer's-- moves to block it underway
Scientists at Johns Hopkins have shown that a specific enzyme in the brain is essential for nerve cells to form a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease

Date: 17 May 2007, Rating: not rated

Key enzyme responsible for fat development discovered
A little-studied enzyme has been discovered to play a crucial role in adding fat to the body

Date: 17 May 2007, Rating: 10.00

Enzyme therapy provides hope of first effective treatment for Pompe disease
An enzyme therapy developed by Duke University researchers has been shown to improve heart and muscular functions -- and therefore prolong and enhance quality of life

Date: 17 May 2007, Rating: not rated

Study pinpoints an enzyme key to both male and female sexual dysfunction -- along with a potential treatment
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and other institutions have identified an enzyme that appears to play a key role in bringing on sexual dysfunction in both men and women

Date: 17 May 2007, Rating: 5.00

Natural anti-viral enzyme helps keep cancer cells alive, researchers find
A molecule that cells normally use to fight viruses is also involved in keeping cancer cells alive, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered.

Date: 17 May 2007, Rating: 5.00

Enzyme defect leads to hyperinsulinism
A recent study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry confirms that mutations in an enzyme called glutamate dehydrogenase can cause congenital hyperinsulinism.

Date: 17 May 2007, Rating: not rated

K-state professors discover enzyme responsible for creation of a beetle's hard shell
Researchers think their discovery of the enzyme involved in the hardening of a beetle's exoskeleton or cuticle could lead not only to better pest control, but also help create similar strong, lightweight materials for use in aircraft and armor.

Date: 16 Jan 2007, Rating: not rated

Scientists Take 'snapshots' Of Enzyme Action
Scientists have determined the atomic crystal structure and functional mechanism of an enzyme essential for eliminating unwanted, non-nutritional compounds such as drugs, industrial chemicals, and toxic compounds from the body.

Date: 26 Sep 2006, Rating: 4.00

New understanding of COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes could revise classification of pain meds
News: COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes may be blocked by pain medications such as Advil and Vioxx in a more complex manner than was previously understood, a study has found.

Date: 16 Aug 2006, Rating: 1.00

Enzyme action creates protein linked to Alzheimer's disease
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have defined a key step in the production of beta-amyloid, a short protein that is thought to be responsible for the development of Alzheimer's disease. Understanding this step may aid in the discovery of drug

Date: 27 Jun 2006, Rating: 8.40