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Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...n, and P.B. Jahrling. 2004. Smallpox DNA vaccine protects nonhuman primates against lethal monkeypox. Journal of Virology, 78. 9: 4433-4443.) ...

JCI table of contents, 2 April 2004

...The beta1 subunit of the Ca2+-sensitive K+ channel protects against hypertension AUTHOR CONTACT: Mark T. Nelson University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA. Phone: 802-656-2500 Fax: 802-656-4523 E-mail: Mark.Nelson@uvm.edu View the PDF of this commentary at: https://www.the-jci.org/press/21388.pdf ...

Methuselah enzymes: SEN and the art of molecule maintenance

... or single enzyme nanoparticles. The nanostructure protects the catalyst, allowing it to remain active for five months instead of hours. "The principal concept can be used with many water-soluble enzymes," said Jungbae Kim, PNNL senior scientist who described the feat he...

State of the Planet 2004

...ndards as well, but in both cases in a manner that protects the environment and the vital services of the Earth's ecosystems. These problems are amenable to human solutions, but only under four circumstances, which constitute over-arching recommendations of the scientists. OVER-ARCHING RECOMMENDATIONS 1....

Missing gene a potential risk factor for birth defects

...s in mice provide new insights into how the embryo protects itself from oxidative stress and the associated ri..."This research provides evidence that the ATM gene protects embryos from birth defects initiated by DNA damage. In fact, when this gene is missing in mice, even...

BioMed Central explodes Open Access myths

...nt include: "transferring copyright to a publisher protects scientific integrity"; "UK researchers already have all the access they need"; "industry will benefit from Open Access at the expense of research institutes"; and "the public would be confused if they had access to medical research". The BioMed Centr...

Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...eat misconception that the cold, dry polar climate protects organic material from decomposition and significant deterioration has occurred in the 90 to 100 years since the huts were built," say the researchers. "Nonbiological deterioration of wood from the huts and artifacts caused by salt corrosion has resu...

JCI table of contents, 15 March 2004

... complete CD25 DNA, and show that such vaccination protects rats from adjuvant arthritis (AA), an autoimmune d...immune disorders. TITLE: DNA vaccination with CD25 protects rats from adjuvant arthritis and induces an antiergotypic response AUTHOR CONTACT: Irum R. Cohen Th...

Protease-inhibitor cocktail protects, increases anti-microbial action of promising new peptide

..."These results confirm our hypothesis that the PIC protects and increases anti-microbial action of this peptide," said Wei. "Our next step is to see if the peptide-protease inhibitor combination performs equally well in an animal model."...

Topical vaccine protects against inhaled ricin

...can be applied directly to the skin or via a patch protects mice from lethal exposure to aerosolized ricin. Researchers present their findings today at the American Society for Microbiology's (ASM) Biodefense Research Meeting. "No vaccine or specific therapy is currently available for ricin poisoning," says...

New Seascape initiative stretches from Costa Rica to Ecuador and protects key marine habitats

... Endangered blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) and protects one of the last remaining nesting grounds in the Eastern Pacific of the Critically Endangered leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea). Under the agreement, the UN Foundation will invest $1.567 million in the Seascape. CI and their Global Conservat...

What are your odds of surviving into your hundreds?

A genetic factor that protects you against heart disease during middle age could reduce the odds that you'll celebrate your hundredth birthday. Research published in BMC Medical Genetics shows that a genetic trait, which is rarely found in centenarians, is associated with lower ch...

Anti-interferon beta antibodies in MS care: A consensus

...bers conduct electrical impulses. Myelin not only protects nerve fibers but also makes their job possible. In MS, myelin is destroyed in multiple areas, leaving scar tissue. These damaged areas are also known as plaques or lesions, and sometimes the nerve fiber itself is damaged or broken.When myelin or the ...

Planning effective bioterror responses

... provide advance warning of an attack." The system protects patients' privacy by identifying them only in terms of the number of people sick in each zip code, according to Kleinman. In contrast, a study by Stoto and colleagues suggests surveillance may not be worth the trouble. Reporting their findings in an ...

Lake restrictions make lakeshore property more valuable

... fact, some can lead to a "win-win" situation that protects the lakes while increasing the value of the property surrounding those lakes. When the quality of lakes begins to break down, lakefront property owners can respond in two ways, says Bill Provencher, an environmental economist at UW-Madison. "They can...

Scripps scientists say genetic mutation doesn't protect against HIV and plague

...among Caucasians of Northern European descent that protects against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is wrong. The hypothesis suggests that the mutation conferred resistance against bubonic plague in the Middle Ages, much as it does against HIV today. This idea was based on the fact that the mutation first...

Scientists report first sequencing of environmental genome

...I bacteria fix carbon and produce the biofilm that protects them and keeps them afloat, while a minor member of the community, Leptospirillum group III bacteria, fix both carbon and nitrogen. The iron is probably munched by the all of the biofilm members, including Ferroplasma microbes. Interestingly, the Fer...

Conservation International & Starbucks expand partnership, launch Verde Ventures loan program

...heir loans for conservation coffee production that protects the Earth's natural resources, improves their livelihoods, and provides Starbucks with sustainably grown, high quality coffee." CI will use Starbucks financing of the Verde Ventures program to provide pre- and post-harvest loans and capital improve...

Stem cells illuminate early stages of human development

...ta, which orchestrates a maternal environment that protects and nurtures a fetus during pregnancy. Golos said that when the embryoid bodies were transferred into an artificial matrix that mimics the network of proteins that surrounds all of the cells in our bodies, his group observed a dramatic increase i...

Gene mutation leads to super-virulent strain of TB

...have learned is that the granuloma shield not only protects the host, it also protects the TB bacteria from the host's other immune cells and antibiotic drugs that may otherwise kill the ...

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