SLAS 2020 Conference
  BellBrook Labs will exhibit and present posters at the upcoming SLAS 2020 conference in San Diego, CA. At the conference BellBrook will demonstrate applications for its suite of high throughput screening tools, including residence time determination, targeting ENPP1, studying CD73, screening for kinase inhibitors, using Transcreener for a cGAS drug discovery program, and more!
ST6GAL1 Drug Discovery
The number of cancer hallmarks has increased as the knowledge and understanding of the disease progress. As many of us already know, the basic characteristic is a mutation that causes uncontrollable cell growth causing a tumor. Cancer is truly a multi-step development that enables cells to survive, proliferate and metastasize. Other hallmarks of the disease
glycogen synthase diabetes
Although millions of Americans are living with diabetes thanks to medical intervention, it still ranks among the top ten causes of death; Type 2 being the most common.¹ Energy producing glucose is maintained so that we can withstand times of fasting as well as feasting. Think about the person that survives weeks in the wilderness
CDK12 Activity Assays Find Inhibitors Cancer Treatment
All systems within our bodies function by means of proteins. When these proteins aren’t made correctly, our body malfunctions.  The short explanation: DNA is at the fabric of forming a functional protein; genes (made of DNA) get transcribed and then translated to become proteins. During this complex process, genes are not always correctly transcribed and
New Transcreener cGAS Assay
The new Transcreener cGAMP cGAS Assay directly measures the product cGAMP, in a cGAS enzymatic reaction allowing researchers to screen vast compound libraries for novel modulators. The assay will be used to discover and develop new treatments for autoimmune diseases and cancer by targeting the cGAS-STING pathway. Madison, WI – Researchers at BellBrook Labs have
Fighting Ovarian Cancer ST3GAL1 Inhibitors
Important functions such as cell–cell recognition, protein targeting, and cell adhesion taking place in the human body get carried out through a process known as sialylation. Sialylation is a common reaction that is catalyzed by a sialyltransferase (ST) enzyme with the goal of adding a sialic acid (monosaccharide) to a growing oligosaccharide forming a glycolipid
Scientist Working on TBK1 Inhibitors for Cancer Research
TBK1 Inhibitors, Autoimmune Disorders, and Cancer – Inflammation is a crucial step within the immune response, helping our bodies eliminate disease. However, it can also be a burden where misregulation creates a variety of maladies including cancer. As inflammation persists, becoming chronic, the beneficial elements can be lost and disease occurs. It’s not just autoimmune
ENPP1 Inhibitors Improve Innate Immunity
The human immune response is incredible. Unlike the adaptive immune response, the innate response acts quickly and is considered the first line of defense against pathogens and foreign DNA such as tumor cells. To be effective, the innate immune response relies on several cell types and a multitude of proteins such as interferons (INFs). This
DNA Methyltransferase Inhibitors for MDS
Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) are a broad, complex group of cancers characterized by the inability to form mature, healthy blood cells. There are different types with varying degrees of risk associated, making it difficult to diagnose and treat. Additionally, many patients are symptom-free and at an older age where they are likely to have other life-threatening
Scientist Using a GTPase Assay
Measuring Rab interaction with a GTPase Assay – GTPases are in the limelight in biology and drug discovery because of their role in a wide range of cellular processes and functions.  They are highly conserved regulatory proteins involved in such diverse roles as signal transduction, protein biosynthesis, cell adhesion, membrane remodeling and trafficking, cytoskeletal reorganization,
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