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NIH awards new $14.5 million, five-year grant to the Scripps Research Institute
...ese include eukaryotic proteins, proteins that are involved
in interactions with other proteins, and integral ...ripps Research, including several who were already involved
in a thus far highly successful large project developing high-throughput technology for structural b...
32 new grants made for innovative technology R&D
... 43 companies, including seven joint ventures, are involved
in the new projects, which were chosen on the basis of difficulty, technical innovation and the potential for significant benefits to the nation's economy. The ATP is managed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The 32 new AT...
Amgen investigational therapy, AMG 162, increased bone mineral density with twice yearly injection
...erfere with the function of osteoblasts, the cells involved
in bone formation. AMG 162 Study Design Investigators randomized 411 postmenopausal women, average age 63, with low lumbar spine BMD to receive AMG 162, placebo or FOSAMAX®. The primary endpoint of the study was to determine the safety and ef...
Use of aspirin or other NSAIDs increases survival
...treatment gained any benefit." The Fox Chase study involved
1,206 men who had definitive radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer. The researchers compared long-term treatment outcomes of 232 patients who had used NSAIDs regularly before treatment with the outcomes of the 974 men with no history of re...
Running not swimming or biking is best kind of loading exercise for childrens bone growth
...icient, Turner noted that the biological processes involved
in bone mechanotransduction are poorly understood, "yet several pathways are emerging from current research." These include ion channels in the cell membrane, ATP (adenosine triphosphate) signaling, and second messengers such as prostaglandins and ni...
Protein energy profiles offer clues about amyloids
...uld prove useful for researchers studying proteins involved
in even more prevalent diseases like cancer and heart disease. "We know now that most diseases involve proteins going wrong in one of two ways," said lead researcher Cecilia Clementi, assistant professor of chemistry at Rice University. "In the first...
NIH awards Emory and Georgia Tech $10 million for partnerships in cancer nanotechnology
...th cell biologists to study a variety of molecules involved
in the development and progression of cancer, including those involved
in programmed cell death; genes such as the p53 gene, which is implicated in many kinds of cancer; a...
Marine Biological Laboratory summer investigator wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry
...ture and subsequently discard an array of proteins involved
in a variety of cellular processes. Although many ...cesses in the body. Scientists now know that it is involved
in regulating cell division, aids in controlling embryonic development, and helps maintain the immun...
Brain circuit may permit scientists to eavesdrop on memory formation
...of two brain structures, the hippocampus, which is involved
in memory formation, and the neocortex, which is associated with higher brain functions. "There are two key findings required to understand the present work," said Schuman. "First, lesions of the hippocampus prior to training can prevent the formatio...
Biologists ID molecular block for social 'cheaters'
... the results of the experiment. One of those tests involved
looking for a marker gene expressed only in prestalk cells. Using this marker gene, they determined that many cells in the spores were wild type cells that were initially tagged to become stalk cells. These cells underwent a late-stage developmental ...
CERN to host EnviroInfo 2004
...nable development, the Organization is nonetheless involved
with the three main themes of the EnviroInfo 2004 ...Wide Web was invented, CERN is at present strongly involved
in the development of Grid computing, which will be an essential element of the LHC, CERN's new part...
Bovine genome sequence available
...ion of desirable production traits, identify genes involved
in pest and disease resistance and enable better matching of products to market specifications."The bovine genome is similar in size to the genomes of humans and other mammals, containing approximately three billion DNA base pairs. The sequencing...
Botulism bug says no to nitric oxide, provides key to molecule's role in human cell signaling
...nates the origins and structure of a vital protein involved
in human cell signaling, University of Texas Medical School scientists report today in Science Express, the rapid online publication forum for the journal Science. The paper also details how evolution transformed one of nature's simplest molecules, n...
U-M scientists see ubiquitin-modified proteins in living cells
...escribe how ubiquitin latched onto Jun - a protein involved
in cell growth and gene transcription and moved Jun from its usual location in the cell's nucleus into hollow spheres called lysosomes in the cytoplasm outside the nucleus. Filled with digestive enzymes, lysosomes break down unwanted proteins into a...
Society for Psychophysiology Research
...ow normal levels of activity in areas of the brain involved
with paying attention and manipulating information in short-term memory. These findings document the detrimental effects of cocaine use on cognitive function and clarify the mechanism by which cocaine adversely affects the brain. SENSATION SEEKING ...
UCR researchers identify key plant enzyme that defends against multiple infections
... and suggest that this key plant protein is likely involved
in a variety of processes that range from stress and defense responses to proper development during aging. This is an important discovery because it demonstrates a previously unknown mechanism through which plants control cell death. "Programmed cell...
New risks for bladder cancer identified by MIT team
...analyzed blood samples from some 600 of the people involved
in the study. Half had bladder cancer; the others did not but were matched against their counterparts for such things as age, sex and neighborhood. The team then measured exposure to the arylamines via a technique developed by Tannenbaum's tea...
Experts present new research on hot topics in aging at GSA's annual meeting in Washington, DC
...esult from understanding the pathogenic mechanisms involved
in HGPS. This symposium will present an overview of HGPS and the latest research on the disorder, as well as cover funding opportunities. November 22 at 10:30 a.m . M. Powell Lawton Award Lecture: Barry Gurland, MD, recipient of the 2...
Sedentary overweight people get insulin boost from short term exercise; CVD risks trend down
...age (30-60) and other physical characteristics and involved
previously sedentary, overweight subjects who trai...roblems. Mitchell noted that the study involved
considerable time commitment over a short period and that there was good oversight and controls, esp...
US Agency for International Development awards $34 million to Virginia Tech
... "Research results will benefit the countries involved
through increased farm income, reduced pesticide use, greater involvement of women in Integrated Pest Management and natural resource management decision-making, and increased sustainable agriculture and natural resource management research and educa...
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