Amphibian skin secretions can reveal amazing medicinal properties Frog-skin cures Frogs place in tradition ranges from the smart, to the prince in disguise article d’pharmacie . But it is the proven fact that a frog can produce life-saving medicine that’s currently the subject of an international research project concerning Professor Chris Shaw and co-workers at Queen’s University Belfast, in Northern Ireland. They can see proteins in frog skins that may be used to treat cancer, diabetes, strokes and transplant patients by regulating the development of blood vessels. The team is in a race against time as the true number of frog species is rapidly declining. Collecting proteins from our amphibian friends is carried out without danger to the frog.
Amnis receives patent for blood and cell evaluation using an imaging movement cytometer Amnis Corporation, a manufacturer of advanced cell imaging systems, today that it provides received U announced.S. Patent 7,522,758. The patent, entitled Blood and Cell Analysis Using an Imaging Flow Cytometer, broadly addresses diagnostic uses of multispectral cell imaging in flow or on slides and expands the company’s intellectual property estate to 32 released U.S. Patents plus multiple international counterparts. Related StoriesScalable creation of gene therapy vectors: an interview with Frank UbagsVISERA 4K UHD endoscopy system provides surgeons 4x resolutionHPV study partnership signed between Beckman Coulter and IncellDx’Amnis’ ImageStream platform was made to achieve tremendous speed and high fluorescence sensitivity while providing rich diagnostic information by means of multiple pictures per cell,’ remarked William Ortyn, Amnis’ co-founder and Chief Functions Officer.