Tag: "recalcitrant" at biology news

Making new veins

...diac and peripheral vascular disease, diabetes and recalcitrant wounds. As published in Genes & Development, Dr. Jeffrey Arbeit and colleagues have discovered that the continuous expression of a single gene, HIF-1a, can induce the formation of new blood vessels in mice. The HIF-1a protein comprises one subunit of...

Protein could help rejuvenate oxygen-starved cardiac tissue, heal wounds

...n due to clogged arteries, and as therapy to treat recalcitrant wounds resulting from lack of blood flow to the le...th, as in cancer, and oxygen-starved tissue, as in recalcitrant wounds. I dont ascribe to the hope for a magic bullet for treating disease, he says, but targeting o...

UCR scientists discover a novel adaptive antiviral defense mechanism in animals

... the new findings may result in new treatments for recalcitrant human and animal viral diseases being developed based on the RNA silencing adaptive defense, which is distinct to the known adaptive immunity that targets protein antigens of viruses. "For example, blocking the action of viral silencing suppressors s...

Stanford researchers isolate protein needed for stem cell maintenance

...s have finally laid hands on the first member of a recalcitrant group of proteins called the Wnts two decades after their discovery. Important regulators of animal development, these proteins were suspected to have a role in keeping stem cells in their youthful, undifferentiated state - a suspicion that has prove...

Fe-TAML(R) activators developed at Carnegie Mellon remove recalcitrant sulfur from automotive fuels

NEW YORK--More than 85 percent of recalcitrant sulfur compounds in refined automotive fuels can b... peroxide are added to automotive fuel models, the recalcitrant sulfur compounds are rapidly converted into substances that are easily extracted so that a nearly su...

JGI decodes wood & toxic waste-degrading fungus genome

...nown microbes capable of efficiently degrading the recalcitrant aromatic plant polymer lignin, one of the most abundant natural materials on earth. White rot fungi such as Phanerochaete chrysosporium play a pivotal role in the carbon cycle--the circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into organisms and back ag...

Economy of movement

...ctly why we move the way we do. To help solve this recalcitrant problem, Konrad Krding and colleagues, as reported in the open-access journal PLoS Biology, took a page from economists, who have long used equations called utility functions that incorporate the costs and benefits of a situation. Say you like orange...

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