Tag: "destinations" at biology news
Florida Researchers Discover Gene For Fatal Childhood Disease
...many proteins failto be delivered to their correct destinations
within cells. Scientists also believe this gene plays a role in regulating thespread and development of cancers in general, and in protecting againstcertain autoimmune disorders. "This is significant for several reasons. Nobody knew what c...
Yale scientists give the Golgi apparatus its own identity, paving the way for more targeted cancer research
...d digestive enzymes, and sends them to their final destinations
within the cell. For example, the Golgi decides whether a given protein will leave the cell or be delivered to the cell surface or another destination. As with all other cellular organelles, the Golgi has to grow and divide and has to be inherited. ...
Mouse gene trap helps decipher brain's wiring diagram
...orts, embryonic neurons migrate to their appointed destinations
in the brain and spinal column with help from navigation systems in their axons. Axons establish connections, or synapses, with remote target cells, networking some 100 billion neurons in humans. Growth cones at the axon tip steer a weaving course, t...
The ecological consequences of 'promiscuous' boating
...nd James Carlton of Williams College, examined the destinations
of recreational boats and their ability to transport the adult and larval stages of this invader. Their findings are surprising. It had been assumed that mussel dispersal from boat launches occurred by direct attachment to transient boats. The rese...
Scans link 2 key pieces of schizophrenia puzzle
...n array of radiation detectors to get a fix on the destinations
of the tracers, producing color-coded, quantitative images of the activity being measured. The scans were taken while patients performed an abstract reasoning / working memory task that activates the prefrontal cortex. As in previous studies, the ...
Conservation International and National Geographic Traveler announce World Legacy Awards
...cultural heritage. Too often, tourist resorts and destinations
have focused on short-term gain with little regard... and encourage more businesses, organizations, and destinations
to incorporate sound environmental and social policies into their practices. With the United Nation...
Experiments reveal ancient blood flow map
...how developing blood cells migrate to their proper destinations
in fruit flies have discovered the ancestral role ...s also help direct individual blood cells to their destinations
in developing fruit fly embryos. The researchers say that this may be VEGFs ancient function, and th...
New insight into how eyes become wired to the brain discovered by Salk, UT Southwestern scientists
...t or horizontal axis of the retina to their proper destinations
within the brain. The Salk group analyzed normal a...ons in normal mice were attracted to their correct destinations
by EphB/ephrin-B interaction. In contrast, axons that map along the horizontal axis are directed to ...
Structure reveals details of cells cargo-carriers
...ns and other molecules are routed to their correct destinations
in the cell. In an article published in the September 19, 2002, issue of the journal Nature , Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator Jonathan Goldberg , Xiping Bi and Richard Corpina at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center unveil the...
New books show social side of weather and climate
... popular and lesser-known locales. Charts for 200 destinations
provide essential statistics such as temperature range, rainfall, and relative humidity throughout the year. Robert Henson is a writer and editor in the public information office of UCAR and NCAR. He is a contributing editor of Weatherwise magazine ...
Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, January 2003
...tomobiles could actually help drivers get to their destinations
faster with a concept being tested and evaluated by researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The idea is to use signals being transmitted by the phones, aggregate them and predict traffic conditions using that information. U.S. Cellular will pro...
Mechanism controls movement of cell structures
...s, movement of the organelles to their appropriate destinations
is critical. A team of University of Iowa research...nism for moving organelles to their final cellular destinations
in all cells....
Muscle-repair defect underlies two muscular dystrophies
...transporting proteins and other molecules to their destinations
inside cells. We were especially intrigued by this particular disorder because it seemed to be different than the other dystrophies we had been studying, he said. To explore the role of dysferlin in muscles, the researchers engineered knockout mice t...
NSF funds summer research program abroad for undergraduates at UC San Diego
...nstitutions around the Pacific Rim.The first three destinations
for the summer program are all institutions affiliated with PRAGMA: Osaka University's Cybermedia Center in Japan; the National Center for High-performance Computing (NCHC) in Hsinchu, Taiwan; and Australia's Monash University in Melbourne. UCSD offi...
New research suggests previously unrecognized mechanism by which blood vessels are patterned
...n determining why blood vessels migrate to certain destinations
in the body. The researchers engineered mice with an inactivated endothelial receptor, called PlexinD1. These mice had structural cardiovascular defects involving the outflow vessels of the heart, which resembled a common form of CHD in children and...