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Spring meeting press conferences
...ge updates Media Advisory 3 of May 3. It should be read
in conjunction with that and earlier advisories. They may be found on the AGU web site: Media Advisory 1 [ http://www.agu.org/sci_soc/prrl/prrl0003.html ]Media Advisory 2 [ http://www.agu.org/sci_soc/prrl/prrl0009.html ]Media Advisory 3 [ http://www....
Study reveals enzyme that behaves like a 'quantum inchworm'
...o that its rungs can be repaired,their code can be read
or they can be paired with another DNApartner. Most DNA investigators expected that RecBC would move alongone to five rungs, or nucleotides, at a time -- a respectablestep size for enzymes. But in Thursday's issue of the journalNature, microbiologist...
Nanofabricated 'gel' separates DNA
...ndamental part of the process of DNA sequencing to read
out the genetic code of a sample, and is used in DNA "fingerprinting" to identify a person from a tissue sample or determine whether or not one person is related to another. The traditional method is to place a sample at one end of a column of an or...
Give it a thought -- and make it so
...ise of the virtual reality gear. We usually try to read
brain signals in a pristine, quiet environment, but a real environment isn't so quiet. Jessica has found a way to effectively cut through the interference." The National Institutes of Health is supporting Bayliss' research because it may someday give...
Medical imaging shows dinosaur heart more like bird's or mammal's than reptile's
...ese . (Note: Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to read
the Japanese version.) Washington D.C. -- A computerized tomography (CT) scan of the chest cavity of a new dinosaur fossil reveals a heart more closely resembling a bird or mammal organ, rather than a modern reptile's. This discovery, which suggest...
Expanding life's alphabet
...During DNA replication, enzymes called polymerases read
single-strand templates and then add appropriate b...rtificial DNA into bacteria and get the new codons read
without disrupting normal cellular operations. "That is not an easy project," says Eric Kool, a chem...
NIH awards UCSF $12 million in new national effort to learn how genes affect people's repsonses to medicines
...the blood stream. "Our ultimate goal is to able to read
someone's DNA and know what drugs to use and at what doses, as well as which drugs to avoid," says Kathleen Giacomini, PhD, professor and chair of biopharmaceutical sciences at UCSF and the leader of the transporter study. "Transporter proteins are o...
University of Washington researchers map rice genome
...e a word or two missing in paragraphs, but you can read
and start to understand the entire book of life for rice."...
Unique study reveals new details on how genes are transcribed
...f what happens when the message of a gene is being read
during the actual transcription of single DNA mole...in the DNA inside the nucleus of a living cell are read
by the RNAP enzyme and transcribed into messenger RNA (mRNA) which then carries the information out ...
Magnetic fields may hold key to malaria treatment, UW researchers find
...y easy. People could come to the room and sit and read
or whatever while they're being treated," he said. "Or you could set it up in the back of a big transport truck, then drive from village to village to treat people." Collaborating researchers include Jean E. Feagin, UW associate professor of pathob...
Genes or environment: what shapes the sensory homunculus?
...ibs or lower leg, but would not use these parts to read
2000 Spring Meeting press registration
... be posted on the AGU web site in April and may be read
there. The bound book of abstracts will only be available in mid-May and will be sent to press registrants who request it. See the Press Registration Form, below. The abstract books will be sent to press registrants who have requested it by U.S. Post...
MIT team reports powerful tool for studying sugars
...ther sugars as well). Each code is not only easily read
by computers, but alsoindicates specific characteristics of each building block (for example, thenumber of key chemical groups in each). "Now I have a sample in front of me, and the objective is to know how those 32blocks are arranged," said Dr. Ven...
UMass virologist publishes book on "The Real Science Behind 'The X-Files'"
...eheadlines, and people are science-phobic. If they read
this book, they'llunderstand what gene therapy is,...hough the topics are serious, the book is a lively read
which includesscript inserts from the television series, as well as tales of how variousstorylines c...
Clemson's Baruch Forest Science Institute tracks forests' recovery from hurricane
...conducted again in 2000 and2003. "I can't wait to read
the next chapter and see how the speciescomposition is changing and how the species are growing," Gresham said. This research is funded through the South Carolina Agriculture andForestry Research System based at Clemson, and is being conducte...
Study finds prenatal exposure to testosterone boosts smoking
...moke." The new study came about after Udry read
Kandel's first paper and knewthat data from frozen blood samples collected from mothers in the early 1960swould enable them to test Kandel's hypothesis about a nicotine-prompted smoking"trigger." Also available was extensive interview informat...
Study details genetic basis of aging -- and how it might be delayed
..." -- a small glass plate containing DNA that,when read
with a laser, quickly reveals activity levels for thousands ofindividual genes. The Wisconsin group found that, with age, the activity of a very small number ofgenes -- less than 2 percent of those surveyed -- changed markedly. But thosegenes govern ...
Computers have had dramatic impact on chemistry
...d tomy notebook, for example, where few people can read
my writing," he says. Theelectronic notebook is meant to be shared. It speeds up the process of discovery development. The electronic lab book also makes it easier to prove discoverydates, to protect a patent. It is easier to search through large amo...
Common antibiotic could treat some Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients - Other genetic diseases might yield to similar strategy
...iotic gentamicin allowed the cellular machinery to read
through the stopsignal and complete production of the full dystrophin protein. Treated mdx miceproduced sufficient levels of dystrophin to stop progression of their musculardystrophy. Gentamicin is a powerful antibiotic with the potential of ...
Colorado State biochemist wins Searle Young Scholar award to unravel how
information is extracted from packed strands of DNA
...rucial point here is that if the wrong regions are read
off at thewrong time, the result can be cancer or a developmental disorder," Luger said."DNA in a living cell is bent and highly distorted, and 98 percent of it existsin that form. Cell nuclei don't have space for free (i.e., linear) DNA. ...
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