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Phase III Results Suggest Potent Antiviral Activity For Vertex And Glaxo Wellcomes Second-Generation HIV Protease Inhibitor Agenerase TM

...ity and safety will continue until thelast subject completes 48 weeks on study. "The considerable body of data now available suggests that Agenerase iswell-suited to the current standard of care and the need for simplerregimens," commented Dr. Vicki Sato, Senior Vice President and ChiefScientific Officer of V...

UCSF Research Team Looking For Volunteers For Nationwide Study On Family Traits And Alcoholism

...ion will be kept confidential, and each person who completes thestudy will be reimbursed $30-50. The research team hopes to enroll 2,000 study participants over the nexttwo-to-three years. Interested persons should contact the UCSF Family Alcoholism Study at thetoll-free phone number, 1-888-805-UCSF (1-888-805...

Study reveals enzyme that behaves like a 'quantum inchworm'

...o found that RecBC has a unique gait. Itsfront end completes its 23-rung advance, anchors itself tothe DNA, and then pulls its back end forward, separating theDNA behind it in a plowlike fashion. Because of this novelmechanism, the researchers dubbed RecBC the "quantuminchworm." "Overall, understanding this pr...

Spiders get better web sites by rising early

...ger time," says Rayor. But once the larger spider completes its web and settles into it, the threats to smaller spiders subside. "Inevitably some industrious, littler guys always start earlier. But when they do they get disrupted, and the overall web takes a lot longer to build than if they had just waited ...

K-State veterinarian's lab site for DNA registry

...k's laboratory where a team of skilled technicians completes the process. "This is a sophisticated level of science which as a laboratory we apply in a very strict way because you never know when a case will result in a legal challenge," Fenwick said. "As has been demonstrated in police laboratories, there is...

New U. of Colorado research may reduce renewable fuel costs

...at make up cellulose. Fermentation of the glucose completes the conversion of cellulose to ethanol, Danna said. Because the organisms that synthesize such enzymes are difficult to grow in large quantities needed for industrial application, the researchers have taken genes from certain bacteria harboring the e...

University of Southern Mississippi $6 million grant will aid coastal waters research

...cific sites to entire estuaries. The project completes the national roster of estuarine and Great Lakes programs (EAGLES) that the EPA has established to develop practical bioindicators. "If someone proposes to develop marshland into a neighborhood, planners need to know what the impact will be," s...

The human eye can self-correct some optical faults

..., which begins to focus light, and the lens, which completes the focusing) toward the retina, where millions of photoreceptor cones and rods line the rear surface of the eye. As the light rays are reflected back through the internal optics and exit the eye, the wavefront analyzer measures and computes deviat...

St. Jude researchers decipher structure, activity of enzyme key to biochemical pathways of life

...structure to juggle four different molecules as it completes three different reactions. This rare ability of a single enzyme to carry out three different chemical reactions by itself is at the heart of the role E1 plays in modifying NEDD8, which is part of a family of proteins called ubiquitin-like proteins. ...

Small protein helps special RNA make repairs

... 'm' part of the tmRNA contains a stop codon which completes the unfinished translation so that the ribosome can release the protein. The 'm' part also sends a signal to the failed protein that it must be broken down. The 't' part of this problem solver differs from normal tRNA. Both tRNA and tmRNA are created...

Sequence of human chromosome 7 is fine-tuned and finished

...ignificance of pseudogenes is unknown. "This work completes another volume in the genome encyclopedia at a high standard of quality and a high degree of continuity," says principal investigator Richard K. Wilson, Ph.D., director of Washington University's Genome Sequencing Center and professor of genetics and...

New 'knockout' map helps study gene functions in model plant

...de in the Arabidopsis genome. That advance nearly completes a key step in the 2010 project. But before the function of all Arabidopsis genes can be determined, a knockout mutant plant must be created for every single gene in the plant's genome. To create a gene knockout, scientists use a bacterium called ...

Space technology in new technique to fight breast cancer

...hemical analysis and biopsies for pathology, which completes a competitive toolset for diagnostics and intervention in the MRI room." To gain another competitive advantage, Brunsveld van Hulten selected a breast coil compatible with the latest 1.5-Tesla and 3-Tesla systems with higher acquisition rates and im...

Symposium focuses on unique challenges of environmental pathogens

...tag, Ph.D., Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, completes the panel's offerings with "You Are What You Eat: Listeria monocytogenes Inside and Outside the Host."...

RNA inner workings partly unveiled in Stanford study

...hed significant insights into how the RNA molecule completes this task in two back-to-back papers in the Feb. 13 issue of Science. All the genetic information contained in DNA is silent, said Roger Kornberg, PhD, the Mrs. George A. Wizner Professor in Medicine and professor of structural biology. What gives ...

Genetic barrier to self-pollination identified

...n function in self-incompatibility. This discovery completes a critical missing link in the understanding of how self-incompatibility works. Ten years ago, Kao announced, in another paper published in Nature, the identification of the gene, called the S-RNase gene (S for self-incompatibility), that controls pi...

Casanova or caveman: Scientists isolate nerve cells that choreograph male fly's courtship behavior

...ep five) and copulation (step six). "A normal male completes the first three steps in about two minutes," Baker said. "That's followed by about two minutes of licking before he first attempts copulation." Copulation itself lasts another 20 minutes. "But when we interfere with the functioning of those 60 nerve ...

Images of 'tail' of protein needed for cell multiplication suggest anticancer drug targets

...inally, E2 transfers NEDD8 to the E3 enzyme, which completes the workshop's job by binding NEDD8 to Cul1. "This step-by-step process requires that all the molecules be brought together in a specific manner so the reactions can take place quickly," Schulman said. "That's where the E2 tail comes into play. The ...

Green, leafy spinach may soon power cellphones and laptops

...the protein complexes from the layer of metal that completes the sandwich. The researchers shone laser light on the device to create optical excitation, then measured the resulting current. "An important caveat is that we got very little current out, mostly because we had just a thin layer of the complexes i...

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