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Anthrax bacterium's deadly secrets probed
New insights into why the bug that causes anthrax
behaves in the unusual way that it does have come ... e-Science Centre have found that the proteins the anthrax
bacterium secretes equip it to grow only in an animal host and not in the soil. This finding shed...
Taming the anthrax threat
...ts, the potential for terrorists to cause a deadly anthrax
outbreak remains a significant concern, six years ...sed attackers during the crucial first moments of anthrax
infection. They have also identified gene candidates to pursue as possible anthrax
drug targets. The...
Insulin grown in plants relieves diabetes in mice; UCF study holds promise for humans
...ar to what he used for an earlier study to produce anthrax
vaccine in tobacco. In the earlier study, which al...al Institutes of Health confirmed that enough safe anthrax
vaccine to inoculate everyone in the United States could be grown inexpensively in only one acre of ...
Researchers find pathway that controls cell size and division
...ve agents of several important diseases, including anthrax
and botulism. By learning how these simple organisms regulate division, we can better understand why this process goes awry in cancer cells resulting in uncontrolled growth and aberrant division. A primary focus of the Levin labs research is a prot...
Canadian paper innovation holds promise for improved global health safety
...killed 44 Canadians and hundreds globally, and the anthrax
scare in the United States. "What bioactive paper will offer are immediacy, portability and low-cost in detecting and repelling or deactivating harmful pathogens," explains Pelton. "Right now, it can take days or weeks to get samples to a lab, dia...
Anthrax paralyzes immune cells with lethal toxin, UF research shows
... researchers have revealed how the inhaled form of anthrax
paralyzes the body's defenses and prevents immune ...he EMBO Journal, may lead to quicker diagnoses for anthrax
victims. The disease causes flu-like symptoms that can take weeks to develop, according to the Cen...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...sed vaccine that protects mice against aerosolized anthrax
and may also have human implications. They report...vels of the necessary protective antigen to induce anthrax
immunity and orally immunized groups of mice. Following immunization the mice were then challenged ...
Krber Prize to ETH Zurich Professor Seeberger
...e candidates against malaria, leishmaniasis, aids, anthrax
and tuberculosis. In the past, producing a single complex sugar meant months or years of laboratory work. With the sugar machine, production time is reduced to less than one day, thus significantly speeding up basic research, and the development o...
News tips from the Journal of Biological Chemistry
...n chemicals that block the germination of cultured anthrax
spores. They also showed that one of these compoun... germination inside mammalian cells, thus blocking anthrax
infection. The scientists are now planning to test 6-thioguanosine in mice infected with the anthrax...
Cheaper, better disease treatments expected from faster approach to developing antibodies
...t is in late-stage, clinical trials to treat human anthrax
infections. Iverson is a co-author and a collabora... chemical engineering, engineered antibodies to an anthrax
toxin called PA. He and Thomas Van Blarcom, a graduate student in chemical engineering, used a metho...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- April 11, 2007
...to the material being detected, such as E. coli , anthrax
or proteins that are biomarkers for disease. When that antigen is present in a sample flowing through the biosensor, it binds to the cantilever and alters the frequency of vibration in a way that can be detected electronically. ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMED...
Microwave oven can sterilize sponges, scrub pads
... envelope as a substitute for mail contaminated by anthrax
spores, Bitton said he found he could kill 98 perc...to confirm that this approach works against actual anthrax
spores, he said. ...
48th annual Drosophila Research Conference, Philadelphia Marriott, March 7-11, 2007
...health. Come listen to top scientists discuss how anthrax
affects signaling pathways in Drosophila; what protects Drosophila brain neurons against Prion-dependent neurodegeneration; how symptoms of Parkinson's Disease can be expressed in terms of dopamine levels in Drosophila brains; how the analysis of mol...
Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...e Microneedle-based vaccination with the current anthrax
vaccine produced an equally effective immune respo... issue of the journal Infection and Immunity. The anthrax
attacks of September 2001, which killed 5 people and sickened many more, spurred an unprecedented le...
Technology exists to keep E. coli out of food
... bacteria and viruses. It even kills avian flu and anthrax
spores," Feirtag said....
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 29, 2006
...idely in waterways Toward tracing the source of anthrax
in the 2001 terrorism attacks Journalists' Reso...N TIME, DEC. 4, 2006 Toward tracing the source of anthrax
in the 2001 terrorism attacks Chemical & Engineering News New technology for analyzing water may ha...
New finding points way to foiling anthrax's tricks
...a, Berkeley, chemists have discovered a trick that anthrax
bacteria use to make an end run around the body's ... job has been an enigma. The new study shows why anthrax
bacteria require two siderophores working by two different mechanisms. Siderocalin, the human immune...
New study finds on/off switch for septic shock
...ple, what kills people when they are infected with anthrax
and, we think, an important factor in what killed people in the flu pandemic of 1918," he says. Dr. Schneider and his colleagues focused on one of the key genes that regulate cytokine production called auf1, which has been extensively studied in t...
ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Oct. 18, 2006
...ort to stop the growth of E. coli, Staphylococcus, anthrax
and infections that affect the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients. Researchers also have identified compounds that can potentially silence pesky biofilms, slimy envelopes of carbohydrates that bacteria produce to defend themselves from attack. These b...
Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology
...ed antibody capable of neutralizing the inhalation anthrax
toxin in rabbits and monkeys may offer an alternat...igen (the protective antigen (PA) component of the anthrax
toxin combines with the lethal factor for cell entry) and are described as highly specific and purif...
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