Dimitrov, Wawrinka enter 3rd round of Cincinnati Masters

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Speed Post News Network Patna : World No 5 in ATP rankings Grigor Dimitrov, 27, Bulgaria, and World No 151 Stan Wawrinka, 33, Switzerland, entered the third round of Cincinnati Masters 1,000 More »

Saket Kumar, IAS, relieved for central deputation

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Speed Post News Network Patna :  Bihar Government on August 16, 2018, relieved Saket Kumar, a 2009 batch Bihar cadre IAS officer and Additional Secretary, Building Construction Department, for central deputation from More »

Villagers protest murder of youth, resort to NH( 28)b blockade

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Speed Post News Network Bagaha: Police had to resort to mild lathichare near State Bank of India chowk at Naraipur, Bagaha, on August 16, 2018, to remove a blockade on NH 28 More »

Police arrest 4 persons for collecting Rs 16.5 lakh from unemployed youth

Police arrest 4 persons for collecting Rs 16.5 lakh from unemployed youth

Vivek Hari Patna : A team of Kotwali police station, Patna, arrested four persons from Asthawan in Nalanda district on August 14, 2018, for collecting about Rs 16.5 lakh from unemployed youth More »

Atalji’s constribution to strengthen democracy is stupendous : Naidu

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Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu on August 16, 2018, condoled the passing away of the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. In More »

BIS conducts raid on Packaged Drinking Water Manufacturing Unit

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Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) conducted an enforcement raid recently on M/s Hi-Tech Aqua in Mayapuri Industrial Area, Delhi. The firm was manufacturing Packaged Drinking More »

 

Clot buster PEGylated Streptokinase to revolutionise treatment of Ischemic strokes

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New Delhi  : A new Clot buster, PEGylated Streptokinase – a novel biological entity developed by Dr Girish Sahni, DG, CSIR and Secretary, DSIR, and his team of inventors at CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTECH), Chandigarh, is set to revolutionise the treatment of ischemic strokes.

Ischemic stroke is a condition caused by a dysfunction in the supply of blood to the brain due to emboli, thrombus or atherosclerosis occurring in cerebral arteries. According to the American Stroke Association (ASA), brain strokes are the second leading cause of death in the world with a staggering 15 million people effected and 11 million people either die or become permanently disabled due to it. Surprisingly, the prevalence of stroke is much higher in India than the West and about 87% of all strokes are ischemic strokes.

CSIR-IMTECH and Epygen Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, have entered into an agreement for the latter to develop PEGylated Streptokinase for treatment of Ischemic Stroke. Epygen is the first company in India with exclusive license of this novel biological entity (NBE) thrombolytic protein for ischemic stroke. Epygen Biotech Pvt Ltd is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in research and manufacturing of Therapeutic Proteins for Oncology, Cardiovascular and Immune disorders, according to a PIB release.

 

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