Tag: "study" at biology news
Wiley publishes Welcome to the Genome: A User's Guide to the Genetic Past, Present, and Future
...ructure could fill 142 Manhattan phone books. The study
of genomics has already impacted so many areas of our lives, from the promises of gene therapy and personalized medicine to international trade disputes over genetically modified foods, to the religious questions raised by then President Bill Clinton...
JCI table of contents September 15, 2004
...ing cell death. Taken together, the data from this study
indicates that regardless of the underlying geneti... functionally coupled EGFP-positive myocytes. This study
indicates that while most engrafted donor-derived myocytes remain functionally separate from host my...
9/11 search-and-rescue dogs exhibit few effects from exposure to disaster sites
...e died during the search period. In addition, the study
was able to demonstrate that the injuries and ill ...uggesting activation of the immune system. As the study
progressed, however, these numbers came down to close to those of the dogs in the control group. ...
Human chromosome 5 final sequence analysis released to public
...uence for this region in hand, researchers can now study
how variations in the number of deletions or repetitions influences the disease severity. For the chromosome 5 effort at JGI, Susan Lucas led the sequencing and Joel Martin the mapping and analysis efforts. Additional Stanford contributors included...
Ecology of infectious diseases grants awarded
...inary projects funded through the EID program will study
how large-scale environmental events--such as habitat destruction, biological invasion and pollution--alter the risks of viral, parasitic and bacterial diseases emerging in humans and animals."Over the past 20 years, unprecedented rates of change in ...
Protein is key to fatal disorder and normal cell function
...ty Medical Center researchers have found. The Duke study
is the first to identify where the cln3 protein re...he September 2004 issue of Pediatric Research. The study
was supported by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, a division of the Nati...
European common frog found to use novel mating strategy
...s been keeping a secret that, despite centuries of study
and thousands of published papers, has only now been discovered in ponds in the Pyrenees. The European common frog, Rana temporaria, has long been thought to have a straightforward breeding strategy -- one lucky male grabs the female and fertilizes h...
A liking for sweets, combined with novelty seeking, may predict alcoholism
...et liking and novelty seeking. The results of this study
confirmed our previous hypothesis that sweet likin...ly history of alcoholism. The main finding of this study
is that two independent and presumably heritable traits, such as sweet liking and high novelty seeki...
Simian virus 40 not associated with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, study shows
...ccines in the mid-20th century, according to a new study
in the September 15 issue of the Journal of the N...olleagues conducted a population-based casecontrol study
of 724 NHL patients and 622 control subjects. In the study, two independent laboratories tested for ...
URI oceanographers to build laboratory to study subseafloor life
...total biomass of the ocean above it. To further study
life beneath the bottom of the sea, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded University of Rhode Island scientists $345,000 to build and instrument a portable field laboratory for research and research training. As an NSF major research ini...
Understanding celiac disease
...healthy tissue are not well understood. A research study
headed by Dr. Bana Jabri from the Department of Pa...cking IL15 or NKG2D," suggests Dr. Jabri. A second study
led by Dr. Sophie Caillat-Zucman from Equipe Avenir-Inserm in Paris, France demonstrated that MICA, ...
First glimpse of DNA binding to viral enzyme
...unication in the cell," Chance explained. "In this study
the footprinting approach provided information on the DNA binding region of the adenovirus protease that has not been solved by other techniques and can be used in drug design." At the National Synchrotron Light Source -- a facility that produ...
Genetic analysis rewrites salamander's evolutionary history
...ise when a new University of California, Berkeley, study
of the largest family of salamanders produced a genetic family tree totally inconsistent with the accepted classification, which is based primarily on physical features. Salamanders formerly classified together because of similar characteristics, suc...
Gene expression in liver tumors and patient prognosis
...sociated with patient survival, according to a new study
published in the September 2004 issue of Hepatolog...interscience.wiley.com/journal/hepatology . The study
is among the first to explore the complete molecular pathogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC)....
Can an old gene learn new tricks?
...ed during the course of evolution. A new research study
published in the September issue of Developmental Cell suggests that the evolution of higher-order vertebrate organ systems can result from primitive developmental genetic programs that are, in a sense, recycled for entirely new structures. Accordi...
A probable cause for high blood pressure identified - shows links with diabetes
published in this week's Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences identified the molecule that binds to a receptor (a molecule on the cell surface that triggers a reaction within the cell) in the brain that is known to regulate blood pressure ...
Tufts University establishes $4 million dollar tissue engineering resource center
...utility. One of the first projects will be a study
of biomaterial structure and morphology and the impact of these factors on stem cell differentiation toward specific tissue types, such as bone, cartilage and myocardial tissues. The Center laboratories will offer researchers from the U.S. and ...
There and back again
...cused on this mesenchymal-epithelial transition to study
how mesenchymal cells known for their formlessness...g DNA into somitogenic cells by electroporation to study
the role of a group of molecules known as Rho-family small GTPases. This family, which includes Rho,...
Researchers identify distinctive signature for metastatic prostate cancer
...y in the function of normal progenitor cells." To study
the relationship of the Hedgehog pathway to normal prostate stem cells, the researchers performed experiments in mice in which they eliminated the male hormone, androgen, causing regression of the prostate. Normally, restoring androgen causes the pro...
Images of 'tail' of protein needed for cell multiplication suggest anticancer drug targets
...e unrestrained multiplication of cancer cells. The study
also shows that a slight change in a structure com...n is senior author of the NSMB report. The current study
shows that the tail of E2 plays a crucial role in a series of hand-offs in which NEDD8 passes from o...
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