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ENCODE consortium publishes scientific strategy
...the Human Genome Project, our policy of rapid data release
enabled researchers to take advantage of human genomic sequence data as soon as they were produced. Similarly, the ENCODE consortium will make valuable data rapidly available for use by scientists around the world," said Mark S. Guyer, Ph.D., directo...
Reductions in blood oxygen levels in newborns could contribute to ADHD development
...ts, is followed by a long-lasting reduction in the release
of the brain neurotransmitter dopamine, according ...ata from previous studies suggests that diminished release
of brain dopamine may be responsible for behaviors such as impulsiveness and distractibility, reduce...
Sandbagging cancer in the bloodstream
...integrity of blood vessel walls. When tumor cells release
VEGF within blood vessels, Src kinases respond to ...of the answer may lie in the fact that these cells release
VEGF when they are in the bloodstream, and the VEGF allows them to enter into the tissue. Cheresh, W...
Passage of Marin County GMO ban would encourage widespread use of harsh pesticides
...s in pesticide use in the state. Reduction in the release
of pesticides into the environment, including our lakes, rivers and streams, cuts down dramatically on exposure to harsh chemical pesticides by farm workers and millions of Americans. Genetically engineered plants that more effectively resist pests h...
Yerkes researchers to present array of new data at Society for Neuroscience Meeting
.... Other Yerkes-based studies demonstrate that this release
triggers pair bond formation in monogamous species. (2 pm 3 pm) Yoland Smith, PhD, associate research professor and interim director of Emory's Neuroscience Graduate Program, and his research team: showed removing a group of proteins, known as Ho...
Red wine mist? Resveratrol shows potential effects against COPD, asthma, arthritis
... resveratrol "inhibited anti-inflammatory mediator release
from human airway epithelial cells." And contrary .... Resveratrol also inhibited inflammatory mediator release
from human airway epithelial cells (HAEC), inhibited iNOS and COX-2 (cyclooxygenase) gene transcript...
UCLA and Univ. of Utah researchers identify how a hormone regulates iron
...contain iron. Hepcidin signals ferroportin not to release
iron into the blood stream. Researchers realized...LA. "We knew that ferroportin is necessary to help release
iron into the bloodstream, but didn't know that hepcidin directly regulates this activity." Ganz add...
Gene linked to enlargement of the factory where proteins are processed
...antibodies--the B cells--must synthesize, fold and release
thousands of these proteins per minute, in response to an infection. Brewer is senior author of the paper. The researchers made their findings in mouse cells called fibroblasts. They inserted the gene for XBP1 into a virus and used the genetically m...
Researchers tracking sources of arsenic contamination in water
...hemical controls on arsenic release. In this case, release
was accelerated through human activity (mining). But we are also looking at how the mineral weathers; then, once it is in the water, how it interacts with the sediment and with bacteria." Since much of the arsenic contamination is natural, rather tha...
Scientists find acid rain an unlikely ally in the battle against a greenhouse gas
... consume organic carbon in the soil for energy and release
methane as a byproduct. Wetlands provide an ideal environment for these microbes. When acid rain drops sulfate onto wetlands, another type of bacteria, ones that reduce sulfate are able to outcompete the Archea, limiting the total production of metha...
NASA & partners create new worldwide coral reef library
...erface. The final map products are due for release
in early 2005....
Pediatric cardiology researchers describe findings in neurologic outcomes, heart devices
...elivery packages to the stents to allow controlled release
of the protective gene, in a highly localized form of gene therapy. The transferred genes would help protect the artery from renarrowing or developing dangerous deposits of plaque. Dr. Ilia Fishbein is a member of the research team that tested a new ...
MIDI, Inc receives Official Methods(SM) status for the confirmatory ID of the anthrax pathogen
...l Command. The information contained in this press release
does not necessarily reflect the position or the policy of the Government and no official endorsement should be inferred...
Declining fish supply linked to wildlife consumption in West Africa, Science study reports
This news release
is also available in French and Japanese . The authors of a 30-year study suggest that declines in fish supply in Ghana can lead to regional increases in the hunting, trade and human consumption of wildlife in this West African nation. Declining f...
Researchers discover molecular timekeeper in bone development
...hich is required for healthy bones, may signal the release
of HDAC4 from Runx2 to initiate the bone-hardening program. "The discovery that bone formation is controlled by HDAC4, an enzyme, raises possibilities for designing drugs to control this process in the settings of bone ...
UCSD researchers find effective treatment for unusual fever syndrom caused by cold exposure
...estigators determined that cryopyrin regulates the release
of interleukin-1 (IL-1), an important mediator of fever and systemic inflammation during the body's initial immune response. After finding increased levels of IL-1 in the skin of the FCAS patients following an experimental cold challenge, the resear...
Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) appears to modify elements of alcoholism
...or example, alcohol consumption increases dopamine release
in the nucleus accumbens from ventral tegmental neurons. Furthermore, animal studies have shown that BDNF influences both dopamine and serotonin levels." These and other results led Matsushita and his colleagues to investigate the role of BDNF in c...
UCSD discovery opens new avenues for design of anti-tumor medications
...ed a blood supply to provide oxygen and nutrients, release
chemical signals that summon the blood vessels to grow toward them. However, these latest findings show that the blood vessels themselves are actively responding to oxygen levels, not just to the signals sent by the tumor. According to the resear...
IRCM scientist demonstrates basic active mechanism of immune-system cells
is also available in French . Montreal, November 9, 2004 -- In the upcoming issue of Immunity, a highly regarded journal put out by the Cell group, Dr. Andr Veillette, a scientist at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montral (IRCM), and his ...
Concord grape juice increased HDL, lowered inflammatory marker linked to heart disease
... of Medicine and an author of the study. "Platelet release
of soluble CD40 ligand is thought to contribute to...cular disease. The study comes on the heels of the release
of the new USDA proanthocyanidin database in which purple grape juice made from Concord grapes teste...
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