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Potent Anti-Coagulant Activity of a Novel Protein from the Sand Fly Lutzomyia longipalpis by Posted Tue 28 Jul 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: The salivary gland lysates of Lutzomyia longipalpis, the New World sand fly and main vector for visceral leishmaniasis, contain an anti-coagulant protein that helps the fly complete its blood meal. This invention relates to the identification of LJL143, a salivary gland protein of L. longipalpis, as a ... Read on »
Vaccines Comprising Sand Fly Salivary Proteins for Control of Leishmania Infection by Posted Tue 25 May 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: This invention relates to the use of several peptides from the salivary glands of various sand fly species for the control of leishmania infection. Many of these peptides were shown to be effective in eliciting potent immune responses in animal models and are excellent candidates for the development o ... Read on »
Novel Proteins from the Sand Fly Lutzomyia longipalpis are Potent Inhibitors of Complement Activity by Posted Wed 02 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: This invention relates to the discovery that five proteins from the salivary glands of Lutzomyia longipalpis, LJM04, LJM11, LJM19, LJM26, and LJL143 have anti-complement activity. These proteins demonstrate potent inhibition of both the classical and alternative pathways for complement activation. Al ... Read on »
machine to make bricks with sand by orecrusher Posted Mon 11 Nov 2013 3:32am machine to make bricks with sand stone crushing machine to make bricks with sand related of fly ash germantown us; cement conveyor belt sale in malaysia; tunnel kiln process for sponge iron making making bricks using sand and clay cgm project case how to make clay brick red clay brick making soil testingyou need to test th ... Read on »
Leishmania in Europe by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:29am Leishmania in Europe When a group of travelers get together, there are a lot of stories and helpful tips shared. A favorite cafe, a hotel with a great location and places to visit are always on the top of the list. I rarely hear people discussing leishmaniasis and this is the point of a recent article  in the Emerging Infectious Dis ... Read on »
Researchers Turn Mosquitoes Into Flying Vaccinators by Dr. MJ Wegmann Posted Wed 07 Apr 2010 6:41pm Scientists have dreamed up various ways to tinker with insects’ DNA to fight disease. One option is to create strains of mosquitoes that are resistant to infections with parasites or viruses, or that are unable to pass the pathogens on to humans. These would somehow have to replace the natural, disease-bearing mosquitoes, which is a tall orde ... Read on »
What You Pack When You Are Going To A Third World (Ish) Country, Working With Scabby Children, Have A Wonky Immune System... by Puglet .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 29 Nov 2008 12:19pm ...A Congenital Brain Malformation, And Are Dating A Doctor 96 antidiarrheal caplets ( for my autoimmune intestinal disease, for after I have to take Cipro,'s INDIA) 48 Zantac caplets ( because, um, I don't even normally EAT indian food) 100 Tylenol ( assorted autoimmune diseases=inflammatory resp..random fevers) ... Read on »
not so Bravehearted in Scotland – MIDGES by Rick McCharles Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm by site editor Rick McCharles Most who have never visited Scotland mainly know the country because of the 1995 Academy-award winning historical action-drama film produced and directed by Mel Gibson, Braveheart. Scotland was right irked at the time when Mel and crew decided to move most of the movie shoot to … Ireland. … Ireland ... Read on »
A New Transmission Blocking Vaccine for Leishmania Infection by Posted Tue 16 Mar 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: A novel transmission blocking vaccine has been developed that can eliminate or reduce the number of Leishmania chagasi parasites in the gut of the sand fly species, Lutzomyia longipalpis. The vaccine involves the production of antibodies to the sand fly midgut protein, LP1, which is normally expressed ... Read on »
resting in the ocean by Dr. Johanna Marie McShane Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 27 Jul 2011 12:27pm Laura R, your image about the ocean is cool, and I think we can get a bunch of mileage from it, so I'm going to re-post it here (hope that's ok) for anyone who didn't see it as a comment. I feel like I've been treading water for a long time and I'd like to flip over on to my back and rest but I get scared that if I'm resting I won't be a ... Read on »