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Byproduct of water-disinfection process found to be highly toxic
...ed online in advance, already have prompted a call from
the National Rural Water Association for a delay of EPA's Stage 2 rule aimed at reducing the amount of previously identified toxic DBPs occurring in chlorine-treated water. "The iodoacids may be the most toxic family of DBPs to date," Plewa said...
Understanding celiac disease
...estine that interfere with absorption of nutrients from
food. When people with celiac disease eat foods co...lymphocytes (CTLs), that normally protect the body from
ingested pathogens into renegade lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells that harm the intestinal li...
Pioneering AIDS researcher to speak at UH
... It is most gratifying to have our work progress from
the discovery of new knowledge to the application of old knowledge, Ho said. To go from
basic research to clinical applications to public health in the land of my heritage is especially re...
TANGO: towards faster prognosis of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases?
... now it has been difficult to predict. Researchers from
the Flanders Interuniversity Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) at the Free University of Brussels (VUB), in collaboration with a German research group, have developed TANGO - a statistical method that can predict the susceptibility of proteins to sti...
Research on carbohydrate metabolism receives historical recognition
... Anne Fitzgerald-Jones and in 1966, after retiring from
Washington University, was appointed a visiting professor at the Harvard Medical School. Carl Cori died in 1984. The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization, chartered by the U.S. Congress, with a multidisciplinary membership of ...
First glimpse of DNA binding to viral enzyme
...nteraction, we should be able to prevent the virus from
replicating, and thereby thwart infection." Adenoviruses cause respiratory, gastrointestinal, and eye infections, including highly contagious viral pink eye. Some adenovirus eye infections lead to blindness. Respiratory epidemics of adenovirus are o...
AACR applauds NCI initiative on nanotechnology
...community must reach out to scientists and experts from
any discipline that offers new ways of understanding, interfering with and ultimately curing cancer. This nanotechnology initiative provides an important new model for how to do this." ...
Genetic analysis rewrites salamander's evolutionary history
...epresentative Plethodontid species and five others from
different salamander families, offers no support f...and the species have moved around." Though results from
this one family of vertebrates can't necessarily be generalized to other families, Mueller said, "th...
Laboratory grows world record length carbon nanotube
...National Laboratory in collaboration with chemists from
Duke University have recently grown a world record...process called catalytic chemical vapor deposition from
ethanol (alcohol) vapor. Discovered in 1991 by Japanese scientist Sumio Iijima, carbon nanotubes are...
Gene expression in liver tumors and patient prognosis
...cular insight into the pathogenesis of HCC. Tumors from
the low survival subclass had a strong cell prolif...dicate that HCC prognosis can be readily predicted from
the gene expression profiles of primary tumors," the authors report. Furthermore, they suggest that ...
Can an old gene learn new tricks?
...f higher-order vertebrate organ systems can result from
primitive developmental genetic programs that are,...e central nervous system (CNS). Dr. Thomas Lufkin from
the Genome Institute of Singapore and colleagues show that the mouse Hmx2 and Hmx3 genes have appare...
Protein is key for digestive function of the pancreas
...tirely understood. Dr. Wanjin Hong and colleagues from
the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Singapore examined a protein called VAMP8 that has been implicated in the process of exocytosis and is present on zymogen granules. The researchers studied mice that were genetically designed to be miss...
A probable cause for high blood pressure identified - shows links with diabetes
...act by displacing imidazole-4-acetic acid-ribotide from
these imidazol(in)e receptors which will then block the ribotide's hypertensive effect," said Dr. Prell. "To date these drugs have been problematic because they act at multiple receptors and thus have many side effects. Now that we know the endogenou...
Tufts University establishes $4 million dollar tissue engineering resource center
MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. With a $4 million grant from
the National Institutes of Health, Tufts Universit...er in Medford and includes a consortium of experts from
Tufts' schools of engineering, arts and sciences, medicine, dental medicine and veterinary medicine....
There and back again
...Indeed, nearly every one of the body's structures, from
internal organs to limbs to teeth, is made up of a...the muscles of the trunk. The presomitic mesoderm, from
which somites form, consists of a pair of strips made up of mesenchymal cells running down the embry...
Chemical signals health of brain cells Symposium
...g brings together basic researchers and clinicians from
around the world to discuss all aspects of NAA, a highly abundant and nervous system-specific amino acid derivative. The different topics of discussion include: Biochemistry and cell biology of NAA Pathogenesis and treatment of Canavan disease ...
Molecule awakens and maintains neural connections
...ines are mushroom-shaped protuberances that extend from
the surface of the cable-like axon of a neuron. De...impulses in the form of neurotransmitters launched from
neighboring neurons. Growth of new dendrites can therefore increase the connection between neurons. ...
Researchers identify distinctive signature for metastatic prostate cancer
...tastatic cancers those that are likely to spread from
those that remain benign and localized to the pros...other colleagues at Johns Hopkins and a researcher from
the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "These findings quite unexpectedly extend understanding of the ...
Sugar-coated sea urchin eggs could have sweet implications for human fertility
...hat occupy the same regions of the ocean were kept from
interbreeding. It turns out they were only seeing part of the picture. New research from
the University of Washington's Friday Harbor Laboratories shows that common assumptions about sea ur...
Images of 'tail' of protein needed for cell multiplication suggest anticancer drug targets
...ole in a series of hand-offs in which NEDD8 passes from
one enzyme to another. First, E2's tail helps E2 c...e, the St. Jude team showed that deleting the tail from
E2 significantly hinders the ability of E2 to transfer NEDD8 to Cul1, and blocks its ability to driv...
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