Tag: "refines" at biology news
The visible humans grow up
... ATLAS of Functional AnatomyThis project, which refines
the head and neck area, is being developed by Dr. Victor M. Spitzer at the University of Colorado. Mastication, swallowing, phonation, hearing, vision, and facial expression will be animated and seen in three dimensions. Surgical Simulation"Medica...
Researchers describe atomic-size 'sorter' that performs vital cellular function
...er critical bodily functions. The research greatly refines
our understanding of how potassium ion channels manage to close milliseconds after opening, and like the newly seen selectivity filter, offers insights that will aid in designing drugs that control the channels more precisely. Learning the chemical p...
It may take a mouse to understand the behavior of 'jumping genes'
...ot any other type of cell in the body. As science refines
the content of the mouse genome database, Kazazian foresees that this model will also be useful for determining the function of different genes. As new genes are identified, their purpose can be resolved by using retrotransposons to knock them out of...