Nadal remains World No 1 tennis player, Gunneswaran jumps 24 places, ranked 146

Nadal remains World No 1 tennis player, Gunneswaran jumps 24 places, ranked 146

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India biggest producer of carpets with about 35% of global marketshare : PM

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Edmund beats Monfils to win Europen Open tennis title

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Khachanov wins Kremlin Cup men’s singles title

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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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