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Vol 26, Nos. 09 & 10, September & October 2022
Toxins and Medicines – Two Sides of the Same Coin
How Nature’s Deadliest Venoms are Being Turned into Life-Saving Medicines
Here, we explore the various drugs developed from snake venoms and future trends in venom therapy.
Toxins, Medicines, of Defence Mechanisms?
With over 200,000 known compounds, plant secondary metabolites are a diverse class of biocompounds with varied properties and applications.
A Co-Working Space for Asian Biotech
An interview with Daphne Teo, CEO and Founder of NSG BioLabs, on the company, what it offers, and some challenges and opportunities...
Leveraging AI to Tackle the Looming Metabolic Syndrome Crisis
In this article, we look at how Mesh Bio and MultiOmic Health use AI to transform and improve the lives of metabolic syndrome patients...
Immersive Virtual Reality: The Next Frontier in Surgical Education
How bite-sized virtual trips to the operating theatre will bridge the gap between reading about surgery and actually performing surgery.
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Vol 26, Nos. 09 & 10, September & October 2022
FEATURES  
How Nature’s Deadliest Venoms are Being Turned into Life-Saving Medicines
By Vanessa Lunardi
Here, we explore the various drugs developed from snake venoms and future trends in venom therapy.
Toxins, Medicines, or Defence Mechanisms? The Multifaceted Nature of Plant Secondary Metabolites
By Ng Yen, Tara
With over 200,000 known compounds, plant secondary metabolites...
Probiotic Lactibacillus casei Shirota and its Aflatoxin-Binding Properties
By Chang Wei Lin and Dr Mohd Sabran
Probiotic Lactobacillus casei Shirota (LcS) has been extensively reported to have aflatoxin-binding ability...
COLUMNS  
The Importance of Routine Immunisation in a Post-COVID World
By Dr Aileen Dualan
Immunisation is one of the most successful public health interventions but progress in the last two years has stalled or even reversed.
Leveraging AI to Tackle the Looming Metabolic Syndrome Crisis
By Robert Thong and Andrew Wu
In this article, we look at how Mesh Bio and MultiOmic Health use AI to transform and...
EYE ON CHINA  
Utilising Metal Nanoparticles as Plant Growth Regulators to Improve Crop Yield
These nanoparticles may be used to support crop growth in heavy metal-contaminated areas, boosting crop yield.
Remedy or Poison? How Microplastics Influence Copper Ion Toxicity in Aquatic Plants
Researchers have found that the impact of microplastics on aquatic plants may not be as clear-cut as expected, depending on the prevailing aquatic conditions.
INSIDE INDUSTRY  
Moderna Announces First Participant Dosed in a Phase 1 Trial of its Nipah Virus mRNA Vaccine, mRNA-121 Takeda’s Tetravalent Dengue Vaccine (Tak-003) Receives First Global Approval for Use in Indonesia Without Need for Pre-vaccination Testing Heart Muscle Scarring Found in Patients With Hypertension Are Associated With Worse Outcomes
BIOBOARD  
Synthesising Schiff Base Antimicrobial Copper Complexes With Unprecedented Speed
Researchers at the Tokyo University of Science have developed a method that synthesises amino acid derivatives of Schiff base copper complexes in 10 minutes, a step up from previous reaction times that spanned from a few hours to days.
B Vitamins Can Potentially Be Used to Treat Advanced Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Enhancing the Understanding of Past Infections With Machine Learning
Simulating the Formation of Geometric Patterns By Tissue Cells
Generating Nanoparticle Mists from Solutions with Plasma for Medical Use
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