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CDRI develops drug for healing, rebuilding of bones

10 November 2012

LUCKNOW: Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow has developed a drug – ‘Novel Bone Anabolic Agents’ for accelerated healing of fractures by stimulating bone formation. The institute has also recently entered into an exclusive licence agreement with an US-based firm for further production and development. These naturally occurring anabolic agents were isolated from the stem-bark of a Himalayan tree that grows at elevations of 800 metres to 3,000 metres above sea level. Researchers were attracted to this plant based on the traditional knowledge of its use in Kumaon and Garhwal regions of Uttarakhand as poultice made from its stem-bark for rapid fracture healing…..

Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/lucknow/CDRI-develops-drug-for-healing-rebuilding-of-bones/articleshow/17164345.cms

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Written by csirindia

November 10, 2012 at 7:18 am

Posted in CDRI

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