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Florida Researchers Discover Gene For Fatal Childhood Disease
...une disorders such as lupus. Children born with
the syndrome have an inherited immune deficiencyth...d. Meanwhile, researchers discovered that mice with
Chediak-Higashisyndrome are protected against some forms of autoimmune disease, especiallythe compli...
Photosystem I -- An Intermediate Step -- May Not Be Necessary For Plants
...re used to produce compounds that ultimately react with
carbon dioxide to produce carbohydrates, lipids, proteins and nucleic acids -- the fundamental components of life. But Owens and researchers from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee found that in some cases photosynthesis can occur in the ...
Humble Pocket Gophers Shed Light On The Genetic Fortitude Of Cheetahs
...epeat the 1985 experiment on wild animals. Just as with
the cheetahs, gophers in populations with
little genetic variation accepted skin grafts from one another. However, gophers from a population w...
Automobiles Gain High Technology Noses To Sniff Out Breaches In Air Pollution Laws In Europe Wide Research Project
...fault indicators on the dashboard of cars equipped with
catalytic converters). Over 1 million ecus have been allocated to this Brite EuRam research collaboration. The core of this new programme will develop new sensor technologies which will be able to provide the detailed analysis required for constant...
Researchers Find Possible New Route to Making Cancer Cells Vulnerable
...ew compounds to prevent drug resistance inpatients with
cancer, but without compromising the immune system. "We may have identified an Achilles' heel in the body's natural reactionin expelling toxic drugs," said geneticist Dr. Joseph Heitman, thestudy's principal investigator. The resea...
Bee Sting Treatment Should Emphasize Speed, Not Method Of Removal
... or fingernail -- and never pluckedout by pinching with
tweezers or fingernails. Visscher was skeptical of...n the sting, not throughcompression as would occur with
pinching. To test the premise, Visscher and his UCR colleague, research entomologistRick Vetter, m...
Protein Glitch May Be Early Problem In Inherited Alzheimer's
... enzyme that cleaves it, intervening at this point with
drugs or other treatments might be ideal, accordin...e to nerve cells seen in FAD, but it may interfere with
other proteins that could. Like dominoes falling, a change in presenilin sets off a chain reaction. ...
Surprising Protein Movement Seen In Cells
... from the jellyfish's fluorescent protein is fused with
theDNA of proteins biologists want to study, making themfluorescent. Then, researchers used special laser-operated microscopes tofollow the movement of the proteins inside the cell. The Golgi apparatus processes and packages molecules needed for amul...
Bark Beetle Infestation Spurs Multifaceted Study
...and Basqueshepherds -- in this area closely linked with
exploitation of the ComstockLode. The reason for... for resources,especially water. Drought, combined with
the absence of fire which thinsforests, has predisposed the trees to the beetle attack which is now ...
Virginia Tech Researchers Receive Patent For Rapid Virus Detection Technology
...iences. Marian Ijzerman, a 1994 Ph.D. graduatenow with
the EPA, along with
Hagedorn, her advisor, and biologyprofessor Joe Falkinham, have received a patent (Number 5,527,667o...
Hawaiian Whales Show 'No Overt Response' To Sounds Of ATOC Simulation
...or even deafen -- whales and other marine mammals with
sensitive hearing. Run by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, ATOC seeks to measure global ocean temperature by transmitting sound signals along deep-ocean paths from California and Hawaiian speakers to 18 receivers cattered 150-10,000 kilometer...
Nitric Oxide May Hold Key To First Treatment For Deadly Form Of Malaria, Duke Scientists Report
...ers theorize that the process of flagging proteins with
NOto activate them may prove to be as fundamental a biological process asflagging proteins with
phosphate, a process now understood to be the primaryon-off switch for thousands of proteins that co...
A Genetic Skeleton Key
...p again on pages 43, 51,53, 59, 70, 74, 80 and 91, with
pagesof advertising and other articlesappearing in..."Pevzner says. "It will enable biologiststo trace, with
exceptional precision,exact degrees of differencebetween gene organization in differentspecies. And ...
Cooking And Salad Oils Could Lubricate Cars, Boats, Machines
... chemical engineering, reported that, when blended with
a proprietary additive developed at Penn S...ndly. They can be produced and disposed of with
less impact on the environment and are cheaper to manufacture than current synthetic lubrica...
Salvage Gene Is At The Root Of Many Mutations
...ypass to occur. "REV1, in its efforts to cope with
DNA damage, can actually produce mutations," Nelso...p less than one percent as many mutations as yeast with
theenzyme." In the Nature paper, the Rochester researchers show that REV1 leapfrogs the gap b...
Hibernation: The Opposite of Sleep?
...ugh the worst months of the year. The only problem with
it, zoophysiologist Brian Barnes reports in theSep...and stays that way for weeks, virtually braindead, with
no detectable brain waves or signs of breathing. Once or twice a month, however, it stokes up its me...
Genetic Alterations Linked To Cancer In Some Blood Samples
...pecific to cancer in blood samples of six patients with
head and neck cancer. Their findings are reported... alterations in the blood appears to be associated with
large, advanced tumors and with
cancer that has spread," says lead author David Sidransky, M.D., ass...
Low-Protein Diet May Reverse Kidney Disease
A very low protein diet with
amino acid supplements may cure a severe kidney di...searchers put 16 adults on a very low protein diet with
essential amino acid or ketoacid supplements for 10 months. Essential amino acids are those amino ac...
New Ultrasensitive Technique For Accurately Characterizing Biomolecules Is Developed By Cornell Chemists
... a single cell and identify many of its components with
unusually high confidence, something that is almost impossible with
current analytical technologies, the researchers say. The technique could be used for molecular inv...
Ocean Sediments Contain Record of Past Vegetation Fires in Africa
...ics program, which funded Verardo's research along with
NSF's climate dynamics program. The burnin...g' carbon may lie: in ocean-bottom sediments laden with
charcoal from fires on land."...
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