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Another small cog in the 'hub' of metabolism unraveled
...aem groups of subunit C via the three iron-sulphur centres
and the FAD to the site of fumarate reduction. The high resolution of the structure of the enzyme with the bound substrate fumarate allowed the scientists to propose a catalytic mechanism for the reduction of fumarate to succinate. As all of the ide...
First International Congress on Telehealth and Multimedia Technologies Story Ideas
... four clinics in the world designated as reference centres
for trainingand development. At the Congress, two live COMPRU consultations will take placebetween COMPRU co-director Dr. Gordon Wilkes and: Professor Per-Ingvar, a Swedish researcher who pioneered the biotechnology ofosseointegration (placing met...
A Woman's Egg Can Be Freezer Friendly, If You Go Easy On The Salt
...er chance of becoming mothers. Fertility centres
routinely freeze sperm and embryos, but only a fewbirths have been reported using frozen eggs. James Stachecki of the Institutefor Reproductive Medicine and Science of St Barnabas Medical Center in WestOrange, New Jersey, wondered if the saline solut...
More Research Needed To Reach Green Goals
...ojects. "These institutes should provide transient centres
mustering of strength aroundcertain problems,with a time limit of 5-10 year. They should be headed by active researchers withrepresentativesfrom affected areas, and could be jointly financed by several players, accordingto Erik Fellenius,research dir...
Quicker Implementation Of Research Results
...rsity to regional companies. This is one of eleven centres
of excellence which were set up in 1995; theGrants...erm by another two years. The funds granted to all centres
duringthe extension period will total more than DM 30 million. In 1994, the Centres ofExcellence pro...
Sick Kids Improves Access To Global Genome Database
...th research facility andone of the world's leading centres
for genetics research. Through its Centre forApplied Genomics it offers scientists from HSC and across Canada such servicesas DNA sequencing and synthesis, gene and chromosome mapping, geneidentification, and bioinformatics. The Hospital for Sick Chi...
Money For Old Cable
...d from scrap electric cable in localised recycling centres
- and at alarge profit. The process, called Contin... environmental impact meaning that cable recycling centres
canbe based at compact light industry plants. This not only requires fewer staffbut can also be loc...
DFG To Set Up 14 New Collaborative Research Centres
...aft (DFG) will set up 14 new collaborativeresearch centres
and two new transfer centres. This was decided by the grants committee forthese centres
at its summer meeting. From July 1998 onwards, the DFG will fund a total of266 collaborative researc...
Successful Specialist Care For Cystic Fibrosis Patients From Childhood To Adulthood
(Clinical outcome in relation to care in centres
specialising in cystic fibrosis: cross sectional s...on resaerch conducted at two adult cystic fibrosis centres
in Manchester and Cambridge, the authors conclude that even though previous studies have supported a...
Three-Dimensional Structure Of Human Lung Tryptase Determined, An Enzyme Involved In Allergic Asthma
...other trypsin-like proteinases. The four active centres
of the tetramer are directed towards an oval central pore, restricting access for macromolecular substrates and inhibitors. Heparin chains could stabilize the complex by binding to an elongated patch of positively charged residues spannin...
User-Friendly Brace Helps Paraplegics To Walk
...ent's general physical fitness. Mostrehabilitation centres
use a so-called 'hip-knee-ankle-foot brace', which supports thepatient's paralysed body from his torso down to his toes. However, many patientsfind this device hardly any help because it is too difficult to use. Walking with such adevice also involve...
Drivers Should Pay More Of Environmental Costs, Report Says
...transit is more accessible to people outside urban centres
rather than expanding the existing capacity of downtown transit systems. "The inference here is that there must be reasonable access to public transportation as an alternative if fuller cost pricing of automobile use is to have much impact," the repo...
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