Tag: "analysis" at biology news
Yerkes researchers to present array of new data at Society for Neuroscience Meeting
... function. This finding sets the stage for further analysis
of the role of these proteins in the development of Parkinson's disease. (5 pm 8 pm.) October 25, 2004 Each study is embargoed until the date and time of presentation. Symposium Dr. Young: how development, social situations and environment c...
VYTORIN (TM) superior again to Lipitor at lowering LDL (bad) cholesterol
...N (0.1 percent, 1 out of 933 patients) (p Post-hoc analysis
of C Reactive Protein (CRP) reduction showed VYTOR...ercent reduction, comparable to Lipitor A post-hoc analysis
of archived baseline and postbaseline blood samples was performed on 1,832 of the study's enrolled p...
Gene that blocks free radical damage protects against emphysema
...prominent bronchoalveolar inflammation. Microarray analysis
provided evidence of about 50 Nrf2-dependent antioxidant and cell-protective genes in the lung that might function together to protect the lung from cigarette smoke-induced emphysema. These data suggest that the Nrf2 pathway provides protection from ...
Safety and immunogenicity data available for new pertussis booster vaccine candidate for adolescents
...e also has economic repercussions. A cost-benefit analysis
for the use of a pertussis booster vaccine in adolescents projected that vaccination of people in the U.S. ages 10-19 during a 10-year period would prevent up to 1.8 million cases of pertussis and save as much as $1.6 billion in direct and indirect c...
JCI table of contents November 1, 2004
...prominent bronchoalveolar inflammation. Microarray analysis
provided evidence of about 50 Nrf2-dependent antio...onectin, a standard test of cellular motility. For analysis
in live animals, the authors implanted these SEMA3F-expressing tumor cells in mice. In drastic contr...
Initial sensor for p53 tumor-suppressing pathway identified
...gram has been identified. Additionally, structural analysis
of the protein and its interactions with DNA has revealed the specific mechanism by which the protein detects the breaks. The study will be published November 3 in the advance online edition of the journal Nature. "We had been studying this protein f...
Deciphering the Arctic Ocean climate puzzle
... Konsul-Smidt-Str. 30 Bremen, Germany Early data analysis
indicates that the upper 160 meters of sediment retrieved represent a continuous record of the past ~15 million years. The cores suggest that ice-covered conditions extend that far back in time. Details of the ice cover, timing, and dominance over th...
People cause more soil erosion than all natural processes
...l surfaces than all natural processes combined, an analysis
by a University of Michigan geologist shows. People have been the main cause of worldwide erosion since early in the first millennium, said Bruce Wilkinson, a U-M professor of geological sciences. Wilkinson will present his findings Nov. 8 at a meet...
Crucial evolutionary link points to origins of modern cells
...ryotes. Rout and colleagues extended this analysis
and made an unexpected discovery: They showed that...S Biology represents the first stage of an overall analysis
of the NPC structure by the Rockefeller scientists. "We can already see there will be mo...
Powerful 'toolkit' developed for functional profiling of yeast genes
...nique dSLAM, for diploid-based synthetic lethality analysis
on microarrays. "Diploid" reflects the second set of genes added to the yeast mutants, and "synthetic lethality" refers to genes that only kill the yeast if missing in combination. dSLAM is easier to use than the earlier version, so it's more likely ...
Virginia Tech, TIGR sign memorandum for new alliance
...sts are in structural, functional, and comparative analysis
of genomes and gene products from a wide variety o...h combines distributed pathogen data with powerful analysis
and visualization tools to build upon what is known and aid in discovery. In addition to the Bioinfo...
Look at past sea-level rise points to troubling future
...fessor Tony Rodriguez. The findings are drawn from analysis
of seafloor cores and other experimental data collected by Anderson's group, which has used ships and barges to drill cores and take underwater soundings from the southern shores of Texas to Alabama's Mobile Bay. Analyses have begun to yield a catalo...
What makes a fast racehorse?
...out the length, shape and structure of horses with analysis
of horses in the field to develop mathematical and computer models of horse movement. Using the models the research team can then build 'theoretical limbs' on a computer and use them to test answers to questions on not only why Eclipse was so fast bu...
Elevated inflammatory enzyme, Lp-PLA2, significantly linked to ischemic stroke
...el cardiovascular risk factors, according to a new analysis
by investigators from the ongoing Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2004. Middle-aged participants with the highest levels of Lp-PLA2 had a statistically significant dou...
Genetic variant linked to weakened heart pumping
...nahue, M.D., who presented the results of the Duke analysis
Nov. 9, 2004, during the American Heart Associatio...rom both parents is even worse. The results of our analysis
suggest that the PPAR signaling pathway in general may play an important role in the potential devel...
MIDI, Inc receives Official Methods(SM) status for the confirmatory ID of the anthrax pathogen
...ntifies over 1,500 species of bacteriaby automated analysis
of the fatty acids in the bacterial cell membrane. The bacteria are identified by comparing their fatty acid "fingerprint" to databases of known fatty acid patterns. The system includes several bacterial databases, including The MIDI BIOTER TM dat...
World's largest population study on BRCA1/2
...re often contradictory, so a population-based data analysis
in families eligible for BRCA 1/2 mutation testing may help to establish a consensus about the association of these mutations with cancer at sites other than the breast and ovary. "This study has enabled us to confirm the association of these mutatio...
Sex versus survival: A tradeoff at geographical range limits
... loss of sight in cave-dwelling fish. "Our genetic analysis
shows that northern plant populations acquire mutations that disable sex itself, a trait central to the biology of almost all higher organisms," says Queen's biologist Christopher Eckert, co-author of the study and an expert in reproductive evolution...
New protein identified in development of lung cancer
...e than in normal tissue. Interestingly, additional analysis
revealed that Pirh2 overexpression is not related to any mutations in p53 only loss of function. "In effect, we've discovered that Prih2 is an oncogene. It promotes cancer by undermining the tumor suppressor's ability to do its job," says Duan. At...
Army-funded effort examines androgen's role in bone loss
...d bone loss and low bone "turnover." Biomechanical analysis
showed that the bones were not stronger, however, with reduced load capability and different material properties. The study also demonstrated that androgen receptors are important to the development of the sexually distinct skeletons of m...
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