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... chamber without consuming it." The chirp-and-wave recruitment
maneuver set off mini-stampedes of mole-rat recrui...ail to pass on their nearly identical genes. Food recruitment
is a way for individuals to enhance what evolutionary biologists call 'inclusive fitness.' " Apparen...
Molecular Piracy Turns Protein Into Traitor
...pears to have optimised vMIP-II to block leukocyte recruitment
to the site of Kaposi's sarcoma. HHV-8 is most probably using the novel chemokine to shut off the inflammatory response that would normally be associated with a tumour. This means it may also be a useful tool in diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis ...
Ant Pheromone May Aid Alzheimer's Patients
...cocktail from its poison gland. "The chemical is a recruitment
pheromone," Kern continued, "and when ants senseth...cies can draw a crowdwith chemically sophisticated recruitment
pheromones. The Myrmicine antsstudied by Cornell researchers sometimes recruited seven or eight hel...
ESA Corporate Award Goes To Precious Woods Ltd.
...ved in order to ensure a nearby source of seed for recruitment
and toprovide a continuous food supply for animals. Palms and other species whichprovide food and shelter for animals are also protected during the cutting. Gapsize is minimized to enhance re-growth of shade-tolerant species. Unlike other states in...
UCSF Researchers Identify Molecule Involved In Early Stage Of Atherosclerosis In
...hat activation of the receptor wasimportant in the recruitment
of monocytes into the vessel wall. Co-authors of the UCSF study were Landin Boring, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow inthe UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, JennifaGosling, MS, a research associate at the Gladstone and Michael ...
How Nerve Cells Get In Touch - A Molecular Model Of Synapse Formation And Retrograde Signalling In The Brain
...cellular protein-protein-interactions leads to the recruitment
of the necessary pre- and postsynaptic protein components. A functional synapse is formed. But the model does not only provide a molecular mechanism for synaptogenesis, says Brose. Indeed, theNeuroligin/b-Neurexin-junction allows for direct signallin...
Seattle Researchers Zero In On Location Of Gene For Inherited Prostate Cancer; Gene Also Linked To Brain Cancer
...ologist at the Hutchinson Center and at UW,oversaw recruitment
of the 141 families nationwide involved in the ProstateCancer Genetic Study, or PROGRESS. "None of this work would have been possible without the participation of thesefamilies," says Stanford, a member of the Hutchinson Center's Division of PublicHe...
Researchers Identify Mechanism That May Regulate Protein Involved In Sex Differentiation, Stress, Hunger
...erall finding was that phosphorylation led to more recruitment
ofco-activators by SF-1, which in turn, led to greater activation of the genebeing targeted. The finding suggests, said Ingraham, that the mechanism would allow this nuclearorphan receptor to function much like a rheostat, elevating or diminishing ge...
Combining medical, agricultural and chemical research, UF Genetics Institute is
making an impact and attracting renowned scientists
...earch Conference onthis topic," Flotte said. "The recruitment
of Frank to join our team representsan outstanding start in our effort to make UF a world-class institution in thisarea. We are all thrilled that he is coming to Gainesville." Rosenzweig also is excited about joining the UF Genetics Institute...
Warner-Lambert Company gift creates bioinformatics program
...s of the University, according toSavageau. Faculty recruitment
is a major goal of the new program, according to Savageau,because only a few scientists have expertise both in computer technology andbiomedical science. "We hope to build a critical mass of faculty with this rarebackground combination who can advan...
NIAMS funds the North American Spondylitis Consortium
...mplex (MHC). The consortium's goals begin with the recruitment
of families in which twosiblings have been diagnos...is Association of Americawill have a major role in recruitment
of patients and also will maintain acentral registry of information on families and sibling pairs w...
Hutchinson Center to lead $11.5 million ovarian-cancer research consortium
...Core will accomplishthis objective by coordinating recruitment
of both ovarian-cancer patients andat-risk women a...Health Sciences Division.In addition to mobilizing recruitment
efforts, the Clinical Core also willinteract with physicians and health-care providers in Washington...
Revolutionary genomics project launched
...e initiative includes some $20 million for faculty recruitment
and lab start-up costs. In addition, the campus i...ated by the genomics research. Today and tomorrow, recruitment
ads for the first new Genome Center faculty members will appear in the journals Nature and Science. ...
For a fish, there's no place like home, say major studies, offering key information for fisheries management
...on of biodiversity. "If we continue to assume that recruitment
comes from non-local reproduction, when in reality local adults contribute significantly to local recruitment
then we run the risk of over-harvesting, whittling away at the population of parents," said Swearer....
CWRU med school snares $3 million Howard Hughes Institute grant to build structural biology program
...edicine a $3 million, four-year grant to boost its recruitment
efforts for new research faculty. The grant from ...netics for understanding the nervous system. "The recruitment
of new research faculty is part of our bold new initiative to significantly expand and enhance the m...
Clinical trial will test controlled 'drug holidays' to counter HIV
...eir infections without the need for drugs. Patient recruitment
will begin immediately for the trial, which was conceived by a team of scientists headed by Luis J. Montaner, D.V.M., D.Phil., an assistant professor at The Wistar Institute, and will be overseen by clinicians in the University of Pennsylvania Health...
Cincinnati Children's researchers uncover critical food allergy pathway
...ly engineered without eotaxin, however, eosinophil recruitment
into the small intestine was eliminated, while accumulation in the blood was enhanced. "This demonstrates a critical role for eotaxin specifically in regulating allergic responses in the gastrointestinal tract," says Dr. Rothenberg. "Since agents t...
Gabon ends logging in key wildlife area
... from the international donor community toward the recruitment
and training of park staff. "The challenge now is to continue the momentum and good will to include other protected areas in Gabon," said White. "It's up to the international community to respond."...
New research highlights concerns over children born through donor insemination
...most expressed a need to talk. Ms Turner said that recruitment
through support networks may have led to bias towards participants who needed to resolve identity issues and there may have been sharing of ideas within networks - 13 out of 16 participants lived in North America. Nevertheless, the study had provided...
Wolves in Yellowstone may aid aspen recovery
...en proposed to explain the lack of aspen overstory recruitment
in Yellowstone since the 1920s, including the effects of fire suppression and a trend towards a warmer and drier climate. A key factor on which virtually all scientists agree is that elk browsing has had a major effect on suppressing the growth of yo...
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