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Gene-Altered Mouse May Provide New Insights To Parkinson's Disease, Substance Abuse And Schizophrenia

...nes, by contrast, are believed to enter the neuron via both thetransporter and directly through the cell membrane, where they burst dopaminevesicles inside the cell and promote the release of dopamine. "What happens when amphetamines break dopamine vesicles has been amatter of some speculation, since it...

New Sensor Provides First Instant Test For Toxic E. coli Organism

...rtment. Wolinsky can be reached at 510-486-6467 or via e-mail at viwolinsky@lbl.gov . Berkeley Lab conducts unclassified scientific research for the U.S. Departmentof Energy. It is located in Berkeley, California and is managed by theUniversity of California....

Purdue Researchers Prod Plants To Clean Up Pollution

...ary Alice Webb is on sabbatical. You can reach her via e-mail at webb@btny.purdue.edu Writer: Rebecca J. Goetz, (765) 494-0461; e-mail, rjg@aes.purdue.edu Purdue News Service: (765) 494-2096; e-mail, purduenews@uns.purdue.edu...

EPA's Plant-Pesticide Policy Threatens To Stifle Development Of Pesticide Alternatives And International Trade

...plants should be regulated as isalready being done via the FDA and the USDA," Sanford stated. "However, EPA'spolicy does not seem designed to protect the public from pesticides, but seemsonly to serve the combined interests of the EPA bureaucracy and the majorchemical companies, who are the producers of...

Resistance To Leptin Contributes To Obesity

...gnificant weight and fat, with low doses delivered via ICV infusionhaving the same effects as high doses ...otency of leptin in leanmice receiving the protein via ICV infusion and those receivingsubcutaneous injections shows that the central nervous system, inpar...

Yale Breakthrough In Destroying Drug-Resistant Bacteria Focuses On Thwarting Genes That Cause Resistance

...trings ofRNA and introduced them into the bacteria via small circular pieces of DNAcalled plasmids. (Plasmids sometimes carry genes that cause bacteria to becomedrug resistant in the first place). Once inside the bacteria, the synthetic genes produced small strings ofRNAnucleotides called Extern...

NIH's Genbank Database Logs Billionth Base

...CBI and GenBank is available through the Web site, via e-mail to info@ncbi.nlm.nih.gov , or by telephone at 301-496-2475....

Trojan Horse Virus Controls Hiv Infection

...SV through close contact withinfected livestock or via laboratory exposure. Many people with VSV have nosymptoms, and those who become illusually have a mild, limited flu-like disease. No human deaths linked to VSVinfection have been reported. The modified VSV is defective because it no longer has its ...

Captive Lemurs To Depart For Madagascar Oct. 17 For First Release Into The Wild

...-8067. Andrea Katz and CharlesWelch may be reached via e-mail in Madagascar at ivoloina@bow.dts.mg. Following the news conference, audiotapewill be available on the Duke Newsline, 1-800-442-DUKE. DURHAM, N.C. -- Five captive black-and-white ruffed lemurs -- Janus, Letitia, Praesepe, Sarph and Zuben'ubi ...

Stress Lowers Sperm Count By Overwhelming Cells That Make Testosterone

...idence that stress acts locally within the testes, via theLeydig cells, the report by Hardy and his colleagues is the lead article in theDecember Endocrinology and is accompanied by an editorial comment. "It's well known that stress exerts a profound suppression on the malereproductive system, but we re...

Eating Lake Ontario Fish Linked To Shorter Menstrual Cycles; Consumption May Delay Pregnancy

... times greater than through exposure in the air or via drinking water. Many of these chemicals accumulate in the body. Lake Ontario fish are reported to have more than twice the amount of dioxin, mirex and PCBs than fish from the other Great Lakes, a finding that has resulted in the New York State Depa...

Researcher Finds New Way Of Devising Medically Useful Linked Rings Of Atoms Replacing Toxic, Expensive, And Environmentally Unfriendly Old Process

...of stitching two ends of a chain of atoms together via a reactive molecule called a "free radical". Virtually all free radical reactions use other chemicals to "initiate" the construction process. Most procedures use one initiator in particular, called "tributyl tin hydride", however it has the followi...

Scientists Identify A Novel Mitotic Regulatory Mechanism

...teams suggest regulation of mitotic progression via a novel mechanism involving binding of a specialized protein (a so called peptidyl-prolyl cis/trans isomerase) to phosphorylated mitotic proteins and catalyzing a conformational change of these binding partners thereby allowing the correc...

Widespread Genus Of Monkeys Gives Up Genealogical Secrets To Columbia Researchers

...s mayreceive science and technology press releases via e-mail by sending a message to rjn2@columbia.edu . 12.18.97 19,229...

Similarities Found In Human, Chimp Brains; Columbia, Mount Sinai, NIH Scientists Find Region That Controls Language Identical In Both Species

...s mayreceive science and technology press releases via e-mail by sending a message to rjn2@columbia.edu . 1.8.98 19,244...

Columbia Biologists Match Odor Receptor To Odor; Research Uncovers How Sense Of Smell Works; First Aroma Scientists Detect Is That Of Meat

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Burroughs Wellcome Fund Continues Support Of EurekAlert!

...ues and to distribute embargoed information safely via the Internet. Since EurekAlert!'s debut, more than 1,400 reporters and 750 public information officers from around the world have registered to use the site. EurekAlert! is endorsed by the International Association of Science Writers, the National A...

Family Ties To Sudden Cardiac Arrest; Study Finds Risk Goes Up 50 Percent

...ry to trauma or drug overdose. Data were gathered via interviews with357 spouses of cardiac arrest victims and 576 spouses of healthy individuals. Individuals whose parent had a heart attack or sudden cardiacarrest were 50 percent more likely to develop a sudden cardiac arrest thansomeon...

Selenium Soil Contamination: Possible New Approach Identified

...n take place without the presence of the bacteria, via adifferent mechanism," says Myneni. Joining him in this study were Tetsu Tokunaga, also with Berkeley Lab's Earth Sciences Division, and Gordon Brown, Jr., at the StanfordSynchrotron Radiation Laboratory. Their results were reported in a rec...

DT104 Advice:How To Slow Salmonella Spread

...ium DT104. "Salmonella can gain access to the farm via carrier cattle, contaminated feedand water or even from infected wildlife, including birds," said Patrick L.McDonough, a bacteriologist at the Veterinary College's Diagnostic Laboratory. "We see an increased risk of infection in any dairy herd that ...

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(Date:4/17/2014)... signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may ... cancer than those with no inflammation, according to results ... Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. , The link between ... with so-called high-grade prostate cancer those with a ... presence of the most aggressive and rapidly growing prostate ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... a study published today in PLOS Pathogens , ... malaria is common can mount an immune response to ... avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness and ... bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop future interventions ... malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million cases ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... In a review published in the April issue of ... The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions ... Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to ... body. Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Doctors who treat patients with a severe and ... an agonizing treatment decision. , The drug sirolimus ... relieve shortness of breath. But some patients eventually ... potentially fatal complications following transplantation. , "It,s a ... director of Loyola University Medical Center,s LAM Clinic ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... By discovering a new mechanism that allows blood to ... UC Irvine and the Salk Institute have opened the ... stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex and devastating neurological ... primary reason for disability in the U.S. The blood-brain ... blood-borne material into the brain, causing the permanent deficits ...
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