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Finding the right mix: A biomaterial blend library

...de from controlled polymer blend compositions. The library currently contains scaffolds made from blends of poly(DTE carbonate) and poly(DTO carbonate). Ultimately, Becker says, the goal is to develop rapid, inexpensive methods to predict the behavior in the body of any of thousands of possible tyrosine-deri...

Scientists identify synthetic compound that keeps stem cells young

...ng high-throughput screening of a Scripps Research library of tens of thousands of synthetic small molecules ...t improved cell growth. Later, the team produced a library of analogs of this class that proved to include a single compound, dubbed "pluripotin," that support...

Decoded sea urchin genome shows surprising relationship to man

...dditional resources for the project included a BAC library (clones with very large pieces of DNA) prepared at the California Institute of Technology and a physical map prepared at the Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver. The project was led by Drs. Erica ...

Decoded sea urchin genome shows surprising relationship to humans

...dditional resources for the project included a BAC library (clones with very large pieces of DNA) prepared at the California Institute of Technology and a physical map prepared at the Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver. The project was led by Erica Soderg...

454 Life Sciences and Max Planck publish sequence of one million base pairs

...s week. "The study was performed with conventional library preparation and more than 90% of the base pairs generated were from 454 Sequencing,." continued Dr. Pbo, co-author of the Science paper. "The publication of articles in both Nature and Science is further validation of 454 Sequencing technology and d...

Neanderthal genome sequencing yields surprising results and opens a new door to future studies

... targeted manner be specifically fished out of the library and studied. Said Noonan, "Since direct sequenci...he specimen. In principle, employing the targeted library approach we are able to circumvent this and other problems. Once the Neanderthal DNA is cloned usin...

Genetic study of Neanderthal DNA reveals early split between humans and Neanderthals

...one and insert missing fragmented DNA and create a library of Neanderthal DNA. Unlike the libraries used to ...ined only human DNA fragments, the Neanderthal DNA library is riddled with contamination from microbes that lived off the nutrients in the Neanderthal remains,...

Yeast model shows promise as Alzheimer's test

... the A-beta dependent aggregation. "We'll screen a library of drugs and compounds, looking for ones that allow our yeast with the reporter protein to grow." She said after the assay conditions are perfected, the screen will be ready for an automated process that will allow for fast testing of many compounds...

Setting the stage to find drugs against SARS

...ells in a plate, and a different compound from the library is added to each well. To determine whether a compound binds to and inhibits the proteinase, an additional molecule is added that changes color in the presence of an active proteinase. Wells that don't show a color change therefore contain compoun...

Wiley to acquire Blackwell Publishing (Holdings) Ltd.

...sciences and humanities. Blackwell Ltd., the book library service and retailing business, is a separate entity and is not part of the acquisition. "The combination of Blackwell Publishing and Wiley, two of the world's most respected global publishers, is a rare opportunity with highly favorable, long-term...

ACS News Service Weekly PressPac -- Nov. 29, 2006

...d other biothreats by harvesting antibodies from a library of over a billion different sdAbs engineered in the laboratory, which bypasses the need for injecting llamas with those substances. "The delivery speed and the sdAb protein characteristics of small size, ruggedness, and ability to be engineered for o...

Extreme life, marine style highlights 2006 ocean census

...hes over 140 global databases, producing an online library of more than 10 million distribution records (up f...s ago) of over 78,000 species. A complementary library of short DNA sequences barcodes for quick identification of marine animals grew past 4,000, includ...

Genetic variation may reduce Alzheimer's risk

...hiskers on one end, says Dr. Hill. In this case, a library of brain molecules was inserted into the virus' whiskers to find proteins that would stick to beta amyloid. Hemoglobin, found in red blood cells and responsible for carrying oxygen in the body, was among those that stuck. Surprised that hemoglobin ...

UCR involved in discovery of diabetes fighting molecule

... However, after Liao and his colleagues screened a library of more than 48,000 natural and synthetic compounds, they identified a molecule, Boc5, which mimics glucagon-like peptide1 in the blood leading to increases in insulin secretion in laboratory cultured rat pancreatic cells when exposed to high glucose...

Lighting up life: Cold Spring Harbor Protocols presents tips for creating glowing plants

...ivision. Both of these publications join a growing library of high-quality methods from Cold Spring Harbor Protocols that span a broad spectrum of topics essential to researchers across many disciplines....

Enzyme Engineering XIX

...d computation catalytic promiscuity mutant library creation and analysis fundamentals of directed evolution new industrial applications of biocatalysis metabolic pathway engineering...

New bird, bat species revealed by extensive DNA barcode studies

...ing roots sampled from soil layers. A standardized library of barcodes will enable more people to identify sp...think you can count on having a functional barcode library linking barcodes to the binomial names that link to the accumulated knowledge about them. And I thin...

A frenzy of fruit fly methods featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols

...y of sources. These publications join in a growing library of high-quality methods from Cold Spring Harbor Protocols . For a complete list of freely accessible protocols, please see http://www.cshprotocols.org/subscriptions/sample.dtl ....

Third annual Templeton-Cambridge Fellowships awarded to 10 noted journalists

...interests, including the development of a personal library that will serve as an ongoing resource for future research and reporting. The program finishes with an oral, ultimately publishable presentation by each fellow, to be given at a concluding seminar in Cambridge, July 29-August 3. ...

New UA / private partnership appraises climate and environmental risks by address

...he well-known bakery. The two met at the public library in Telluride, Colo. One-half hour stretched to three -- and CASL was born. The two agreed that CASL's primary mission would be to advance the public's understanding of climate change and environmental science. Overpeck said, "When he first came to ...

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(Date:10/29/2014)... household and industrial products are in the environment – ... of them, scientists have yet to determine whether they ... toward doing that by estimating which substances people are ... in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology ... the risks to human health of any given substance ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... – As bodies decompose, their types and numbers ... they provide could mean the difference between a ... State University is using a more than $866,000 ... death-scene investigators examine these changing populations. The microbial ... location of death, gender, race, socioeconomic relations and ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... research potential of the Barcode of Life Data ... Biodiversity Data Journal (BDJ) used ... imported these into a human-readable text developed in manuscript ... were used to study the species distributions of ten ... , BOLD is originally designed to support the generation ...
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