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USC-led team of scientists recreates DNA-mending pathway in test-tube

...ly make radiation dramatically more effective." In order for the team to reconstitute the NHEJ pathway, which is found in all cells that are evolutionarily 'above' yeast, they first had to purify all the proteins used to rejoin the double strands of DNA once they've suffered damage and are severed from one...

Wobble hypothesis stands up, NC state researcher finds

...s in all organisms require modified chemistries in order for codes to be properly read and protein synthesis to be successful. "An understanding of how modified nucleosides enable and improve wobble recognition of the three-letter codes for protein synthesis opens the possibility of using modified nucleosi...

Yale and Pfizer launch visiting professorship pilot program

...ved understanding of the drug discovery process in order to counsel its students more effectively on career opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry. This novel visiting professorship program was developed and sponsored by Pfizer's Discovery Laboratories in Groton, the Women Leaders Network at Pfize...

First analysis of chicken genome offers many new insights

...s seeking to better understand the human genome in order to improve diagnosis and treatment of human disease. Another paper appearing in the Dec. 9 Nature found relatively little genetic difference between Gallus gallus and domesticated chicken breeds, highlighting the genome's potential to aid agricultura...

Singing in the brain

...cond silences. They played the segments in reverse order E, then D, then C, B and A to control against th...ould not string the segments together in the right order to sing the entire song ABCDE. Next, eight young sparrows were played two segments or snippets of ...

New tuberculosis antibiotic may shorten treatment time, fight drug-resistant strains

...ls only need to be as high as they were in mice in order to be effective, but we can also exceed those levels in humans significantly without any obvious side effects," he said....

Injectable gel could speed repair of torn cartilage

... make a material that is as strong as cartilage in order to bear the load of the joint immediately after implantation, Burdick says, but were not quite there yet. In a proof-of-concept experiment, the researchers implanted the material, using cartilage-producing cells (chondrocytes) obtained from the e...

Strange ocean wave patterns raise questions about beach erosion

...ers need to better understand how erosion works in order to develop better mitigation strategies, Lippmann said. That's why researchers from many different institutions have planted special underwater sensors along the beach in Duck, NC. Although the sensors take very accurate measurements of water movemen...

DNA breaks and genomic instability: Broken ends stick together

... of cells, the damage must be properly repaired in order to keep chromosomes intact. Failure of the DNA rep... stability of chromosomes, which must be intact in order to be properly segregated to daughter cells when cells divide. Non-repaired or improperly fused chro...

U. of Colorado research team discovers life in Rock Glacier

...n, nitrogen and sulfur, appear to require water in order to live, grow and reproduce. Previously at the Niwot Ridge study area, microbes living under the tundra snow pack have been shown to be active in sub-zero conditions, breaking down plant material and metabolizing nitrogen in the dead of winter, Will...

Vaccinating wildlife can reduce human risk for Lyme disease

...r animals must receive Lyme disease vaccination in order to further reduce risk to humans. Oral vaccines, similar to those currently used against rabies, could be developed for Lyme and other vector-borne human diseases that are maintained by wildlife, including West Nile encephalitis. ...

Study in Royal Society journal on first evidence for magnetic field detection in sharks

...ds D and H to electric octopolemagnetic quadrupole order by Professor RE Raab and Dr OL De Lange The elect...there are yet other effects which require the next order in the series. The relevant terms, satisfying the theoretical conditions, are determined in the pre...

Research team discovers first evidence of microbes living in a rock glacier

...n, nitrogen and sulfur, appear to require water in order to live, grow and reproduce. Previously at the Niwot Ridge study area, microbes living under the tundra snow pack have been shown to be active in sub-zero conditions, breaking down plant material and metabolizing nitrogen in the dead of winter, Will...

JCI table of contents, December 15 2004

...emory T cells), express IL-2, which is required in order to initiate subsequent IFN-gamma secretion by NK c... the signals that the immune system coordinates in order to respond to pathogenic infection. In the December 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigati...

Desires for fatty foods and alcohol share a chemical trigger

... of someday creating a drug that blocks galanin in order to fight alcoholism. However, Hoebel noted that such an achievement would be a long way off, because it is hard to make drugs that cross from the blood into the brain and interact with neuropeptide receptors. In addition, galanin plays many roles in ...

Leibniz prizewinners 2005

...enetic code is contained in long DNA sequences. In order to fit inside a cell, these sequences have to be "...ing combined with quantum chemical calculations in order to confirm experimental data, to simplify the evaluation of the data or indeed enable evaluation, or...

Four Max Planck Partner Groups starting in India

...te, returns to a productive homeland laboratory in order to continue research work that is also in the interest of his or her former hosting Max Planck Institute. Lasting relations between the Max Planck Institutes and former foreign guest scientists are the goal of these Partner Groups. To this end, the M...

Lilly Endowment gives Indiana University $53 million for life sciences

...computer science experts who can bring meaning and order to the data. The Indiana METACyt Initiative also includes Integrating Science and Technology Centers that will employ scientists and technicians who will support and collaborate with investigators by performing biochemical, functional genomics and c...

Hummingbirds lose power at high altitudes

...trials and flight tests over a two-year stretch in order to find out how their flying abilities are affected by the lower oxygen and thin air of higher elevations. The results, which appeared this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Online Early Edition, show a clear decline ...

Satellites plus software equal best-ever Mediterranean heat map

...ion is to fully account for this diurnal cycle, in order to improve the overall effectiveness of its data assimilation into ocean forecasting models....

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