Tag: "library" at biology news
Mysterious molecules begin to yield their secrets
...As a proof of principal, the scientists screened a library
of noncoding RNAs, selected one that seemed to pla...ripps Research and GNF teams began by collecting a library
of 512 evolutionarily conserved putative noncoding RNAs. Then, the scientists established screens us...
New study to explore cellular circuitry
...t four years, medical center researchers created a library
of 6000 clones, or exact copies of the genes of th...h a "tag" attached. One common application of the library
is to separate the tagged proteins from all others in the cell, and then use the collection of tagge...
U-M researchers identify new blood test for prostate cancer
...ancer. They began by testing the samples against a library
of 2,300 bacteriophage, organisms that express proteins on their surface, and were able to narrow the field to the 22 biomarkers that most often pinpointed the cancerous blood samples. More than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer thi...
NIH renews network focused on how genes influence drug responses
...ine resource, which serves as a shared information library
for pharmacogenetics research. To protect the privacy of research study participants, names and other identifying information are not stored in this knowledge base. (Russ B. Altman, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine) Pharma...
Researchers to gain wider access to knockout mice
...nd laying the groundwork for a public, genome-wide library
of knockout mice. Under terms of three-year contracts jointly funded by 19 NIH institutes, centers and offices, Deltagen Inc. of San Carlos, Calif., and Lexicon Genetics Incorporated of The Woodlands, Texas will provide NIH and its scientific partne...
Reconstructed 1918 flu virus providing insights for potential pandemics
...ique also makes practical the idea of developing a library
of vaccines against a broad spectrum of avian viruses that have the potential to jump into humans. With such a stockpile, each year production of vaccines could begin as soon as circulating strains are identified....
Why a whale shark's spots could help save its skin
...aided identification technique and web-based photo library
for management and conservation of whale sharks may be profound," Norman says. Without knowing more about the population size, structure and evolution of migratory species like the whale shark, it is impossible to know whether conservation efforts sh...
Yale participates in global human genome initiative
...short, interfering ribonucleic acid sequences. The library
is designed to determine when individual genes are... biology and the lead investigator for Yale. The library
will be available to the Yale University research community and will be used to screen for human gen...
Wild birds help to create human flu vaccine
.... "Nature is the largest, incompletely catalogued library
on earth," said Dr. Karesh, director of WCS's Field Veterinary Program. "This is just one more example of the value of protecting the diversity of life on our planet, and how monitoring the health of wild species serves not only to protect them, but...
On World Diabetes Day, Joslin President warns of explosion in diabetes and its complications
... Diabetes Center offers the public a free diabetes library
on its Web site with important information in the fight against diabetes. It includes information on how to prevent type 2 diabetes in children and adults, how someone diagnosed with pre-diabetes can prevent full-blown diabetes, and how to defend aga...
Information & communications technologies key to sustainable development in Africa: UNU
... The initiative includes a media centre, a digital library
and a computing centre to foster cooperation between African universities and research institutions and to network with other online initiatives worldwide, including the UNU-affiliated Global Virtual University, UNU's Water Virtual Learning Centre, a...
New enhancements upgrade NIST Mass Spectra Library
...dely used NIST/EPA/NIH Mass Spectral Library. The library
is an encyclopedic database of "fingerprints" used...alyzed and critically evaluated to ensure that the library
has the best possible current data. The upgraded library
also includes two important new classes of ...
Grants will give developing world access to scientific research
...arch in the Environment (OARE). A digital internet library
for developing countries, OARE, will provide access to peer-reviewed scientific literature of leading international publishing houses. Organizations eligible to use OARE include approximately 1,000 public, nonprofit institutions in more than 100 unde...
FDA approves first medical device using Rutgers biomaterial
...tarting materials." The result in this case was a library
of 112 structurally related materials created in p...mplant applications. TyRx has licensed this entire library
of polyarylates from Rutgers and has now, as a first application, identified one of these polymers f...
GlycoFi announces the first production of antibodies with human glycosylation in yeast
...ral glyco-engineered yeast cell lines to produce a library
of glycoforms of the anti-CD20 antibody rituximab ... next decade. GlycoFi is now working to expand its library
of glyco-engineered yeast cell lines and expects to obtain a large array of specific glycoprotein va...
News tips from the Journal of Neuroscience
...teractors, the authors screened a mouse brain cDNA library
in a yeast two-hybridsystem using PDZ domains as bait.They identified SALM1 that, like several molecules involved in synapse formation, has extracellular IgG domains and intracellular PDZ-binding domains. The SALMs are related to the Nogo 66 recepto...
New target for obesity and related metabolic disorders
...remained mysterious. After screening a proprietary library
of small molecules including several hundred thousand compounds for their ability to activate GPR119, the researchers then identified one such chemical, known only as PSN632408. PSN632408 had no effect on the distantly related cannabinoid receptors, ...
NIST seeks reference nucleic acid sequences
...ucleic acid sequences" for possible inclusion in a library
of RNA reference materials for use in gene expression research. NIST is building the library
as part of a program with the External RNA Controls Consortium (ERCC) to develop a set of well-chara...
Cold case: Looking for life on Mars
...ms. These fingerprints will be part of an enormous library
of signatures to which Martian samples can be compared in the search for life....
New RNAi tools enable systematic studies of gene function
... the construction and availability of an extensive library
of molecular reagents to silence most human and mo.... As described in the March 24 issue of Cell, this library
consists of small RNA molecules that can switch off genes individually, allowing the user to dissect...
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