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Map of genes in plant root yields new tool for exploring tissue development
...te the cells to the time they come out of the cell sorter
is only about an hour and a half." He added, "The cells are intimately connected to one another and constantly signaling to one another, and if you wait much longer, they begin to change their gene expression." Once the researchers had separated a gi...
New technique for sorting sperm could improve fertility treatment
... take the remaining sample and send it through the sorter
another time. But men with low motility aren't the only potential benefactors of this new technique. Smith sees broader implications for a whole new method of treating infertility a practice that hasn't changed much since the initial "test tube babi...
Researchers describe atomic-size 'sorter' that performs vital cellular function
...e to "see" a structure that acts as an atomic-size sorter
for cells. Without it, many important life functio... by the protein. The selectivity filter works as a sorter
that chemically senses the ions as they go through the channel. When it senses an ion that should no...
Enzyme-based method to isolate stem cells from umbilical cord blood shows promise
...essel while all the othercells are discarded. The sorter
can analyze 3,000 cells per second. Aldehyde dehydrogenase's normal role in stem cells isn't known, but it mightplay an important role in embryo development and hence cell differentiation,Colvin says. Exactly how it works awaits further investigatio...
Major Clinical Findings By California AIDS Team: HIV Does More Than Kill Off T Cells
...vided cells, they analyzed samples by using a cell sorter
to isolatepure populations of circulating T cells and a mass spectrometer to measure thenumber of labeled cells. Because the labeling was carried out in living people, the results serve as thefirst direct clinical evidence of cell production in the ...