Tag: "delayed" at biology news
Discovery in plant virus may help prevent HIV and similar viruses
...owers and trichomes (tiny hairlike structures) and delayed
flowering on the mutated plants, he said. In addition, mutant plants in which both genes were blocked died in the embryonic stage just as would an organism with only one gene. Now that Chen knows that Arabidopsis has two genes involved in the trans...
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Surfactant maturation is not delayed
in human fetuses with diaphragmatic hernia In a...Elie C, et al. (2007) Surfactant maturation is not delayed
in human fetuses with diaphragmatic hernia. PLoS Med 4(7): e237. IN YOUR ARTICLE, PLEASE LINK TO T...
JCI table of contents: July 12, 2007
...ibition of EPA1 expression in the rat hypothalamus delayed
the onset of puberty and disrupted estrous in these animals. The data suggest that EPA1 is an important regulator acting within the brain and contributes to the control of female reproductive function. TITLE: Enhanced at puberty 1 (EAP1) is a new t...
Pesticides choke pathway for nature to produce nitrogen for crops
...isruption results in lower yields or significantly delayed
growth. In a paper appearing online this week ahead of the regular publication by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the five-member team reports that agrichemicals bind to and block connections to specific receptors (NodD)...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...pal neurons. Knockdown of LIS1 by RNA interference delayed
polarization of hippocampal neurons and decreased axonal lengths. Dynein and LIS1 function-blocking antibodies reduced laminin-induced axon growth in chick DRG neurons. In neurons transfected with the microtubule plus endtracking protein EB3, dynein ...
New data on the probiotic strain Bifantis shows anti-inflammatory properties
...strains, researchers determined that only Bifantis delayed
the onset of artificially induced arthritis and resulted in less severe arthritic symptoms. This study represents some of the latest work assessing the link between diet involving probiotics and certain autoimmune diseases. In the second study...
Study shows tight diabetes control does not impact cognitive ability in type 1 diabetes
...ains: problem solving, learning, immediate memory, delayed
recall, spatial information, attention, psychomotor efficiency and motor speed. When these tests were repeated during the DCCT on an average of 6.5 years after its start, no adverse effects were observed that were associated with either treatment typ...
Corn, oats, cherries and red wine's high melatonin content can help delay aging
...inflammatory process caused by ageing, but it also delayed
its effects, thus increasing longevity. In particular, the University of Granada's goal was to analyse the mitochondrial function in mice and check their mitochondrial capacity to produce ATP adenosine triphosphate a molecule whose mission is to st...
Study of planarians offers insight into germ cell development
...germ cells until several days after hatching. This delayed
initiation of germ cell growth is called inductive specification, and is common to mammals and a number of other animals. Graduate student Yuying Wang and the other team members were able to show that nanos is essential for inductive specification ...
How to manage forests in hurricane impact zones
...ill require monitoring for up to 5 years to detect delayed
mortality or the onset of insect infestations or diseases," says Stanturf. "Beyond the initial flurry of cleanup and salvage logging, the recovery process will take many years, and require the investment of time and resources. The recovery period is ...
Bioluminescence at the service of a novel cerebral imaging technique
... Drosophila) induces a secondary response which is delayed
by about 10 to 15 minutes at the level of neuronal axonal projections. It is therefore probable that this new response (hitherto totally unsuspected) intervenes in learning and memory phenomena. Furthermore, using this imaging technique, it has ...
Delayed breeding is not necessarily costly to lifetime reproductive success
... biggest assumptions in behavioral ecology: that a delayed
start to breeding is necessarily costly to reprodu...that males and females are similarly affected by a delayed
start to breeding. In the new work on green woodhoopoes (Phoeniculus purpureus), a cooperatively b...
Females do best if they wait a while
...other hand, met the traditional expectation that a delayed
start to breeding results in fewer offspring. Th...med that males and females suffer similarly from a delayed
start to breeding, and many studies have investigated how non-breeding birds might mitigate this ass...
Battlefield and terrorist explosions pose new health risks
...d; lung edema was rapidly induced, [and] acute and delayed
lung damage occurred. Gu said that the research represents the first real-time measurements of breathing changes due to the inhalation of nitrogen dioxide gas. No other laboratories have conducted the same research due to technical challenges, whic...
Some caterpillers just don't want to grow up
...ms principally capable to explain the evolution of delayed
development," Dr. Thomas Hovestadt, the project le...n the nest are a prerequisite for the evolution of delayed
development, but cannot explain it on their own. In contrast, sibling competition and "segregation" ...
Smithsonian study concludes Caribbean extinctions occurred 2M years after apparent cause
...tinctions resulting when one ocean became two were delayed
by 2 million years. Researchers from the Smithsoni... The researchers don't yet know why extinction was delayed
for such a long time. According to O'Dea, the species probably underwent severe reductions in their ...
Too much weight spells double trouble for couples trying to conceive
...de the possibility that infrequent intercourse has delayed
conception in overweight and obese couples, added Ms Ramlau-Hansen. ...
Treatment extends survival in mouse model of spinal muscular atrophy
...r in the disease process will work better than the delayed
treatment in this study. They also plan to test other HDAC inhibitors in mice and to study exactly how the drugs influence the disease process. While TSA is expensive to produce and it is not approved for clinical use, similar drugs being developed...
Changes in west coast marine ecosystems significant
...rent system in 2005, when the spring upwelling was delayed
by a month. Winds that normally cause upwelling were absent, creating the lowest "upwelling-favorable wind stress" in 20 years. Near-shore waters were two degrees (C) warmer than average, surf zone chlorophyll levels were 50 percent of normal, and nu...
Newly discovered West Coast arrhythmias cause
...ions." Starving Salmon In 2005, relaxed winds delayed
upwelling of cold water and nutrients by several months, resulting in water temperatures 6 degrees Celsius above normal and causing the typical boom in small, prey fish populations to occur too late for feeding salmon, seabirds, and whales. "In 20...
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