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This week in animal research 210815

Condor conservation, exercise hormone, hot beef
20 August 2015 Beef farming brings on warming The most climate-friendly methods of beef production may not be enough to reduce the environmental effects of raising… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-210815/

Cancer cells starved with gold

Tests in mice have shown that a new nanoparticle therapy specifically targets and kills cancerous cells for a common type of blood cancer.
Tests in mice have shown that a new nanoparticle therapy specifically targets and kills cancerous cells for a common type of blood cancer. Because the target of the therapy is… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cancer-cells-starved-with-gold/

Cholesterol medicines could treat thrombosis

A protein known to reduce cholesterol also inhibits the formation of blood clots.
A protein known to reduce cholesterol also inhibits the formation of blood clots. When blood clots block blood vessels, a condition known as thrombosis, it can lead to heart… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cholesterol-medicines-could-treat-thrombosis/

Cholesterol beneficial to brain cell development

Researchers have discovered that a derivative of cholesterol is necessary for forming brain cells.
Researchers have discovered that a derivative of cholesterol is necessary for forming brain cells. The researchers studied the development of dopamine-producing (DA) neurons in… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cholesterol-beneficial-to-brain-cell-development/

Nanoparticles seek out plaques in arteries

Researchers have designed small particles - ‘nanoparticles' - that are able to selectively bind to plaques in arteries.
Researchers have designed small particles - ‘nanoparticles' - that are able to selectively bind to plaques in arteries. This could enable treatments for furred arteries to be… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nanoparticles-seek-out-plaques-in-arteries/

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