Tag: "red" at biology news
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
...be development of a polymer material that raises a red
flag, changing color in the presence biogenic amines, compounds produced by the bacterial decay of food proteins. In laboratory tests, the polymer identified and distinguished between 22 different kinds of key food-spoilage amines with 97 percent acc...
New study suggests Concord grape juice may provide protection against breast cancer
...d grape juice can be good for the heart much like red
wine. And so, with the link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer causing concern for some women, drinking 100 percent grape juice made from Concord grapes can help your heart and perhaps your breast health....
Teamwork between 2 key proteins necessary for normal development and regulation of red blood cells
...rlapping groups of genes during the development of red
blood cells. The findings may point researchers ...responsible for the development of mouse embryonic red
blood cells. EKLF plays a central role in the developmental regulation of the adult beta-globin g...
UF, French scientists seek test to detect gene doping in athletes
...of the hormone, currently on the market, increases red
blood cell production in patients with anemia and ...l alternatives. The next variation of boosting red
blood cell production is to actually inject the EPO gene itself, which would cause increases in red
Improved NIST SRM aids lead poisoning detection
...RM 955c is based on blood obtained from goats. The red
blood cell system of an adult goat is much closer ...ood pools containing lead physiologically bound to red
blood cells.* The new SRM provides a better match than its predecessor to the blood samples clinicia...
Identified mechanism in the malaria parasite to help it adapt to infected individuals
...st severe forms of human malaria. Invasion of host red
blood cells is an essential step of the complex li..., the proteins of the merozoite that interact with red
blood cells are a possible weak point, and thus a very clear target to develop vaccines. Alfred Cort...
Unlocking proteins from their cellular shell
...ight against disease. The findings for both simple red
blood cells and more versatile stem cells show that hidden and folded parts of proteins can be exposed by physical strain, not just by chemical reaction. From there, proteins can be labeled and mapped, increasing the understanding of cellular behavi...
Native fruits bear sweet antioxidants
...arra plum, Burdekin plum, Davidsons plum, riberry, red
and yellow finger limes, Tasmanian pepper, brush cherry, Cedar Bay cherry, muntries and Molucca raspberry; were compared with blueberries (cultivar Biloxi) a fruit renowned for its high antioxidant properties. Finding unique food ingredients and f...
Penn researchers discover pathway that eliminates genetic defects in red blood cells
...lectively eliminates defective messenger RNAs from red
blood cells. Other such pathways known as surveil...nce pathway that targets RNA that is only found in red
blood cells, says senior author Stephen A. Liebhaber, MD, Professor of Genetics and Medicine. More g...
JCI table of contents: August 1, 2007
...HEMATOLOGY: The protein FoxO3 helps determine when red
blood cells die The accumulation of high levels of oxidants in red
blood cells dramatically decreases their lifespan and is associated with anemia. Little was known ab...
First case of successful ovarian tissue transplantation between two, nonidentical sisters
...emoglobin, which is the oxygen-carrying protein in red
blood cells. She received chemotherapy and radiotherapy before having a bone marrow transplant from her 17-year-old sister, Sandra Alvaro, who had an identically matched tissue type (human leukocyte antigen (HLA) type), which meant that Teresas immun...
Under magnetic force, nanoparticles may deliver gene therapy
..., or a millionth of a millimeter). For comparison, red
blood cells are ten to 100 times larger. The researchers were able to control the nanoparticle size by varying the amount or composition of solvents they used to form the nanoparticles. The magnetically driven delivery system also may find broader ...
Negative effects of plastic's additive blocked by nutrient supplements
...the findings that have suggested that one glass of red
wine a day may be good for your cardiovascular sys...hat may be true, but we certainly know a gallon of red
wine a day is not good for you....
GI Caramba! Blue tortillas may help dieters and diabetics
...ealth promoting compounds found purple berries and red
MicroRNA works with Ago2 protein to regulate blood cell development
...ch contribute to the production of antibodies, and red
blood cells. When he looked at the Ago2-deficient mices blood cells, he also saw that the microRNA levels, though not zero, were much reduced, indicating that Ago2 is essential for microRNA homeostasis during the early development of blood cells. ...
UB scientist discovers novel iron-copper alliance
...orse of trace minerals. An essential component of red
blood cells, disruption of iron levels in the body...dition that affects the production and lifespan of red
blood cells, such as chronic infection, chronic immune activation resulting in inflammation, or mali...
N.C. A&T food scientist develops process for allergen-free peanuts
...bstitute, an infant formula, and antioxidants from red
peanut skins. The allergy-free peanut is the first in a portfolio of peanut innovations to be available for commercialization from N.C. A&T. Ahmednas process is expected to add value to a crop that is already economically and nutritionally importan...
Art and music for the birds
... friends with an exhibition featuring four 10-foot red
perches offering what are considered to be the best in classical, rock, country, and jazz for local birds. Demarays concept of art for the birds hatched from a conversation with co-creator John Walsh, a video artist, who sent Demaray sounds made by...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- July 11, 2007
... growing indications that the traditional image of red
blood cells (RBCs) falls short of reality, chemist...gen carriers. Recent research, however, shows that red
cells also release ATP, a molecule that is the source of energy for all life processes, as they defo...
Accident-prone? Scientists link brain function to knee injuries
...k in a box as quickly as possible only if the word red
was displayed on the computer screen in a red
color, not if the word appeared in the color green or blue. After the season started, a number of ...
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