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Targeting Trends 2002 Newsletter

Read the 2002 Newsletters and receint scientific references 2002, issue 1: Control Conjugates: The Perfect Companion for Targeted Toxins / by Lappi DA / featuring Control Conjugates SFN Poster of the Year Targeting Talk: Toxin Safety Targeting Tools: Serotonin Transporter Antibody 2002, issue 2: HCRT-SAP Lesion Produces Sleepiness While anti-DBH-SAP Lesion Does Not  / by Blanco-Centurion …

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Cover Article: Does 192-IgG-Saporin or 5,7-DHT kill cognitive functions in the rat?

Contributed by Jean-Christophe Cassel, PhD, Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives et Comportementales, UMR 7521 Université Louis Pasteur/CNRS, Strasbourg, France & Institut für Experimentelle und Klinische Pharmakologie und Toxikologie der Universität Freiburg, Neuropharmakologisches Labor, Freiburg, Germany. Dr. Cassel and colleagues are the authors of four publications released this quarter using 192-Saporin (Cat. #IT-01) Trying to understand how …

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Cover Article: Saporin Immunotoxins for Treating Human Hematological Malignancies

Contributed by David J Flavell, PhD, The Simon Flavell Leukaemia Research Unit, Division of Cancer Sciences, University of Southampton Medical School, United Kingdom. I have asked Dr. Flavell to contribute an article on the clinical use of his saporin immunotoxins. Dr. Flavell’s research unit is named after his son, who died from leukemia. At that …

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Targeting Tools: OX7 and OX7-SAP

OX7-SAP is a cytotoxin to many types of neurons. It is one of the most potent of the saporin immunotoxins— the conjugates between a cell surface antibody and the ribosome-inactivating protein from Saponaria officinalis. The reason for the potency could be due to the construct’s grand tradition. The antibody, OX7, is one of the original …

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Cover Article: HCRT-SAP Lesion Produces Sleepiness While anti-DBH-SAP Lesion Does Not

Carlos Blanco-Centurion contributes this report resulting from work done for an abstract at the 2001 Society for Neuroscience meeting: Hypocretin B-Saporin Lesions of the Brainstem Increase REM Sleep at Night CA Blanco- Centurion, RJ Salin-Pascual, D Gerashchenko, MA Greco, PJ Shiromani. Harvard Medical School & UNAM, Mexico City. This abstract won the ATS Abstract Award. …

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Cover Article: Control Conjugates – The Perfect Companion for Targeted Toxins

Dr. Douglas Lappi, Chief Scientific Officer, Advanced Targeting Systems The field of targeted toxins has made enormous strides in the years since Advanced Targeting Systems introduced the first research targeted toxin in 1994. We now offer 16 different targeted toxins, with more on the way. The number of important papers in high impact journals continues …

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SFN Poster of the Year 2001

Awarded by ATS at Society for Neuroscience (SFN) San Diego, CA • November 10-15, 2001 410.9 Hypocretin B-Saporin Lesions of the Brainstem Increase REM sleep at night. C.A.Blanco-Centurion*; R.J.Salin-Pascual; D.Gerashchenko; M.A.Greco; P.J.Shiromani featuring IT-20 Orexin-SAP (Poster) Loss of hypocretin (Hcrt) neurons has been linked to narcolepsy. These neurons project widely throughout brain, but it is …

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