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Symbiotic fungi promote invasion into diverse plant communities (Rudgers et al.)

...ng invasive tall fescue grass confirms this model, demonstrating that endophytic fungi contribute more to the dynamics of plant communities than previously supposed....

Purdue researchers create templates on retinal tissues

...teins. The Purdue engineer conducted tests demonstrating that the templates were permanently attached to the retinal tissues, but further work is needed to determine the precise nature of the bonds created and to fashion templates out of various types of peptides. "The idea is to generate different...

A sweet tooth may be a 'marker' for the genetic risk for developing alcoholism

... if he or she likes sweets," said Overstreet. "By demonstrating that a liking for sweets is dependent on the family history of alcoholism in young individuals, this paper has provided one further step in developing 'sweet-liking' as a 'marker' for alcoholism. However, there are still problems to overcome, since ...

Study offers new insight into Rett Syndrome

... Whitehead lab has studied this protein for years, demonstrating that when MeCP2 is disabled in mice, the animals manifest Rett-like symptoms. But they couldn't figure out why this happens, and they couldn't find the exact genes that MeCP2 targets. At the same time, Greenberg, who also is a professor of neurobio...

How many fish in the sea? Census of Marine Life launches first report

...rn Hemisphere and other regions. Each project is demonstrating the use of a new technology or technique for collecting data on diversity, distribution or abundance. As the Census proceeds, these sampling methods will be used to expand studies internationally. The Known, Unknown and Unknowable The first Census re...

JCI table of contents, 15 October, 2003

...-1 (TLE1). The authors present functional analyses demonstrating the mutation-induced disruption of HESX1/TLE1 interaction and transcriptional repression in cultured cells. These results provide a striking example of a clinical disorder associated with the loss of repressor/corepressor interactions. Further study ...

Scientists determine identity, cell locale and quantity of nearly all proteins in an organism

...d as high as a million or more molecules per cell, demonstrating that living cells utilize different proteins in vastly different amounts. By integrating the new protein findings with those of gene studies, the scientists were able to decipher some of the logic by which certain genes are normally turned on and off...

JCI Table of Contents, 1 October, 2003

... caspase-dependent and redox-dependent mechanisms, demonstrating a novel mechanism of Stat3 protection against liver damage. In an accompanying commentary, Rebecca Taub from Bristol-Myers Squibb commented, "these findings provide new insights into common mechanisms of hepatoprotection in both Fas-mediated and toxi...

Snowy plover 'nursery' success earns Resource Stewardship Award

... Stewardship Award recognizes this partnership for demonstrating excellence in the stewardship of natural areas through creative and innovative strategies to resolve issues and advance the preservation of natural resources. "The research predicted that disturbance rates would drop from their previous high levels, ...

Lion's share of the best of Asia's progressive minds in science and medicine convene

...market arena for anti-aging products and services, demonstrating a 25% rate of projected growth. ["Global Nutrition Industry Sales Top $128 Billion," Nutrition Business Journal, Dec. 2000.] Don't miss your opportunity to learn about this vastly popular, scientifically validated, and innovative model of healthcare,...

JCI Table of Contents, September 15, 2003

...School, London, may resolve these controversies by demonstrating that estrogen-deficiency sensitizes cells to oxidant signaling and stress by lowering thiol antioxidants in bone resorbing cells. This mechanism provides novel opportunities for the development of potential osteoporosis therapies. TITLE: A crucial ro...

New compound library to speed drug discovery

...e other associates from his lab published research demonstrating the power of this annotated compound library. Taking a line of engineered cells originally derived from lung cancer tumor samples, Stockwell and his group tested the entire library for each compound's ability to either prohibit or prevent tumor cell ...

Ingenium publishes biological characterization of first mouse model for kidney stones

...a1 gene have long been associated with cystinuria, demonstrating a direct link and further validation of the mouse as a model for cystinuria type I disease research. "The goal of our research is to better understand the molecular pathway involved with cystinuria type I and this model is a welcome addition becau...

High-tech institute to hold Cal-(IT)Day@UCSD

...rs and others to experience the future. We will be demonstrating research, development, and deployment projects, including technologies that do not exist anywhere else." Those technologies include the CyberShuttle. Visitors will be able to ride the world's first regular bus service to offer broadband Web access --...

A wake-up call for environmental health

... gases, the USA could and should lead the world in demonstrating its ability to consistently reduce emissions, decrease pollution, and improve public health. The Senate's approval of the energy bill is a step backwards for health.'...

Salk News: Social behavior genes

... behavior seen in children with Williams syndrome, demonstrating that "hyper-sociability" especially the drive to greet and interact with strangers -- follows a unique developmental path. The path is not only different from typical children but also from children with other developmental disorders of the nervous...

JCI Table of Contents, 15 August 2003

...with whole myelin, MOG/ mice had a mild phenotype, demonstrating that the anti-MOG autoimmune response is a major pathogenic component of the anti-myelin immune response. The lack of tolerance to MOG may be responsible for the high level of pathogenicity of the anti-MOG immune response as well as the high suscepti...

Scientists at TSRI create new strain of yeast with 21-amino acid genetic code

...terial cells, which lack membrane-bound nuclei. By demonstrating that it is possible to add unnatural amino acids to the genetic code of yeast, the TSRI team has set the stage for a whole new approach to applying the same technology to other eukaryotic cells, and even multicellular organisms. "Yeast is the gateway...

Animal studies show CA4P suppresses development and induces regression of ocular neovascularization

...nnounced the results of independent animal studies demonstrating the potential role of the Company's lead compound, Combretastatin A4 Prodrug (CA4P), in preventing and treating certain retinal degenerative diseases. Findings of the study are published in the current issue of the peer-reviewed journal Investigativ...

Physics tip sheet #36 - July 30, 2003

...ow extended the NCS measurements in a crucial way, demonstrating for the first time that the weird short-term effect of invisible protons is also observable with electron-proton Compton scattering (ECS). Although NCS and ECS operate in the same attosecond time window, ECS employs the electromagnetic force and NCS ...

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