HCAR2

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HCAR2

A gene on chromosome 12q24.31 that encodes a G protein-coupled receptor. HCAR2 is a high-affinity receptor for nicotinic acid/niacin and for beta-hydroxybutyrate; it increases adiponectin secretion and reduces lipolysis through G(i)-protein-mediated inhibition of adenylyl cyclase.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-April 30, 2019-CoapTech awarded US FDA 510(k) clearance for world's first and only ultrasound gastrostomy PUMA-G System
Medical device company CoapTech LLC revealed on Monday the receipt of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its PUMA-G System that enables ultrasound-based placement of percutaneous gastrostomy feeding tubes.
The company stated that the PUMA-G System, which is the world's first and only ultrasound gastrostomy system, allows physicians to place gastrostomy tubes at the point of care, using solely ultrasound imaging.
According to the company, the PUMA-G System is the first approved application of its Point-of-care Ultrasound Magnet Aligned (PUMA) System platform, which enables ultrasound to work in hollow organs of the body for novel diagnostic or interventional procedures.
Global Banking News-April 30, 2019-CoapTech awarded US FDA 510(k) clearance for world's first and only ultrasound gastrostomy PUMA-G System
M2 PHARMA-April 30, 2019-CoapTech awarded US FDA 510(k) clearance for world's first and only ultrasound gastrostomy PUMA-G System
Food and Drug Administration granted the company 510(k) clearance for its PUMA-G System April 10, which enables ultrasound-based placement of percutaneous gastrostomy feeding tubes.
By eliminating the need for a surgical suite, the PUMA-G System has the potential to improve efficiency, safety, and cost-effectiveness as well as expand access globally to this important therapy for nutrition administration.