Tag: "dogged" at biology news
No getting around RET
...ent GFR1. The study of GFR deficiencies in vivo is dogged
by the lethality of the phenotype, in which the absence of enteric neurons and functioning kidneys results in death soon after birth. In vitro studies and the proximity of RET-independent GFR and RET-expressing cells in some developmental regions, ho...
Understanding natural killers could lead to new hepatitis treatments
...vaders or signs of tissue damage and demonstrate a dogged
behavior not seen before in other T cells. The new studies show that NKT cells crawl along vessel walls, even upstream against blood flow. They halt only when they receive a chemical signal to unleash an immune-system assault on marauding microbes, o...
How do you spell recognition? C-O-R-E-C-E-P-T-O-R
...s Research Institute has solved a mystery that has dogged
immunologists for many years: how T-cell receptors interact with their coreceptor proteins at the beginning of an immune response. T-cell receptors and coreceptor molecules are both large proteins displayed on the surface of T cells, and they play a...
Volcanic plumbing dictates development of deep-sea hydrothermal vents
...NE, Ore. -- After years of results that repeatedly dogged
him, University of Oregon geologist Douglas R. Toomey decided to follow the trail of data surfacing from the Pacific Ocean. In doing so, he and his collaborators may have altered long-held assumptions involving plate tectonics on the ocean floor. R...