Tag: "release" at biology news
New effects of an antihistaminic against cerebral injury
is also available in Spanish. Ranitidine, a widely used substance used as an antihistaminic drug against gastric ulcers, may become a new treatment for cerebral ischemia caused by craneoencephalic infarcts or traumatisms, the third leading cause ...
JCI table of contents, December 15 2004
...elet aggregation and activation and the subsequent release
from platelets of LPA. LPA causes tumor cells to release
the immune cellgrowth stimulants IL-6 and IL-8 into the bone marrow, causing bone breakdown to excee...
Leibniz prizewinners 2005
is also available in German . The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) Grants Committee today named the prizewinners of the DFG's Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Programme for 2005. The most valuable research prize in German...
Four Max Planck Partner Groups starting in India
is also available in German The first four Max Planck Partner Groups will be ceremoniously inaugurated on December 17, 2004 within the framework of a gala event at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi. Professor Dr. Kurt Mehlhorn, Vice Presi...
Science's Breakthrough of the Year: Salty, acidic soup could have supported life on Mars
is also available in French and Japanese . Evidence for the prolonged presence of potentially-life-supporting, salty, acidic water on the surface of Mars claims top honors as the Breakthrough of the Year, named by Science and its publisher, AAAS...
Hummingbirds lose power at high altitudes
...as to go through the nets, take all the birds out, release
the non-hummingbirds, and bring the hummingbirds b...ff the floor of the cage. "When you release
them from the floor of the chamber, they fly up to escape, lifting progressively more weight," Altsh...
Microbe's genome promises insight into Earth's carbon and sulfur cycling
...emical pathways the bacterium uses to regulate its release
of sulfur and carbon monoxide. Atmospheric sulfur serves as a catalyst for cloud formation, in turn, directly affecting the planet's temperature and energy regulation, while carbon monoxide is a greenhouse gas. The interdisciplinary research team, le...
NASA study finds tiny particles in air may influence carbon sinks
...w much carbon plants and ecosystems absorb from or release
to the air. The research is important for understanding climate change and the various factors that influence how much carbon gets transferred from the air into belowground carbon sinks. Carbon dioxide acts as a heat-trapping greenhouse gas in the a...
National Evolutionary Synthesis Center launches in Durham, North Carolina
...act. The National Science Foundation's (NSF) press release
for NESCent is available at: www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/newsroom/pr.cfm?ni=15300000000135 . NSF's goals for NESCent--which is modeled after the highly successful National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS), at the University of Cali...
Needling chromosomes yields insights into cell division
...to balance their adhesion to one another and their release
during cell division. Their work was sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. Chromosomes are the tiny fiber structures in the cell that house its genes. They replicate and separate in the process of cell division. The exquisite management of ...
ESA's Huygens begins its final journey into the unknown
...ing the Cassini spacecraft and Earth. "Today's release
is another successful milestone in the Cassini/Huy... After 15 minutes, at about 120 km, Huygens will release
its main parachute and a smaller 3 m drogue chute will take over to allow a deeper plunge through th...
New technique for tracking gene regulators
...rs. After isolating the CREB-bound fragments, they release
the CREB and then cut the DNA with a "restriction" enzyme that recognizes a particular nucleotide base sequence, CATG. Further manipulation of the cut ends allows them to isolate 20-base-long-fragments, or "tags," in each direction from these cut sit...
JCI table of contents, 3 January 2005
...V2.3 calcium channels control second-phase insulin release
AUTHOR CONTACT:Erik Renstrm Diabetes Programme at Lund University, Lund, Sweden. Phone: 46-46-222-06-39; Fax: 46-46-222-77-63; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org . A PDF of th...
Stem cell therapy for ailing hearts
...Dr. Henning suggests, these stem cells instead may release
nourishing substances that rally primitive cells within the heart itself to form new blood vessels and muscle. Other authors of the study were Hamdi Abu-Ali; MD; John Balis, MD; Michael B. Morgan, MD; and Alison E. Willing, PhD. The USF study was sup...
Protein transformation gives new twist to medical research
...st literally chews up the cell wall, thus allowing release
of its progeny. It's like one of those transformer toys that you twist and they become something quite different from the original in shape and form, noted Sacchettini, whose group worked out the detailed molecular structure of Lyz before and af...
MSI releases 'moleculizer' - a new approach to simulation of intracellular biochemical networks
...ar Sciences Institute ("MSI"), announced today the release
of a new approach to simulation of intracellular biochemical networks in the January 2005 edition of Nature Biotechnology. The research article, entitled "Automatic generation of cellular reaction networks with Moleculizer 1.0," describes MSI's discr...
FDA approves ABRAXANE(TM) for metastatic breast cancer
...ugs.com and www.abraxisoncology.com . This press release
contains forward-looking statements within the "sa...sion. The forward-looking statements in this press release
reflect the Company's judgment as of the date of this press release. The Company disclaims any inte...
Anti-seizure drugs slow aging in worms
... the function of sensory neurons that regulate the release
of an insulin-like hormone. "Sensory inputs from the outside regulate the level of insulin signaling inside the body, which then in turn regulates longevity in the worms," Kornfeld says. Testing the anticonvulsants on longer-lived mutant worms, the r...
COX-2 levels are elevated in smokers
...smoke stimulated the oral mucosal cells to rapidly release
two proteins that activate the EGFR, initiating a ...a, both of which trigger EGFR function. "Cellular release
of both of these EGFR ligands occurred quickly after exposure to tobacco smoke," Dannenberg said. Th...
Genetic testing for Parkinson's disease on the horizon
...NLINE PUBLICATION: Tuesday 18 January 2005 This release
is also available in <a href="http://www.eurekalert.org/staticrel.php?view=LancetGTf">German. Three studies published online by THE LANCET today identify a single gene mutation as the cause of around one in 25 cases of Parkinson's disease ...
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