Tag: "release" at biology news
From lobster flock to lobster feast?
...t might be relieved through successful culture and release
to the wild. The main barrier to successful commercial spiny lobster culture, which has been explored through pilot programs in various countries, has been the need to collect larvae from the wild and the difficulty in doing so. The lobster larval g...
Leptin: A 'missing link' between obesity and diabetes?
...pathway, though still unknown, likely controls the release
of stored glucose from the liver, since that's the...od sugar gets low, the liver might get a signal to release
some of its sugar. Myers has been pursuing the leptin-diabetes signaling link for several years, to...
Harnessing microbes, one by one, to build a better nanoworld
...esearchers the ability to capture, interrogate and release
bacterial cells one by one. Built into a sensor, s...he live cell can be released. "You can measure and release
them at your leisure," explains Beck, the lead author of the Nano Letters paper and a UW-Madison pos...
Highlights of chemical society national meeting in San Diego, March 13-17
... shown in previous animal studies to stimulate the release
of hormones, including testosterone and estrogen, that are involved in heightened sexual activity. ( MEDI 401 , Wednesday, March 16, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Convention Center, Sails Pavilion) Thursday, March 17 Satellite will explore effects of s...
Scientists discover how fish evolved to float at different sea depths
...te mirabile, and special blood proteins, which can release
oxygen even at high oxygen concentrations. These systems drive oxygen from the blood into the swimbladder allowing the fish to float at different levels in the sea without coming to the surface of the water for air. A similar system is also present...
Energy efficiency: Canadians honoured
is also available in French . OTTAWA - The best and brightest advances in energy efficiency across the country were honoured today. Marlene Catterall, Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean, presented this year's winners of Canada's Energy Eff...
Genomic analysis to become tool for studying trauma patients
...y two decades that critical injury can trigger the release
of immune factors that cause massive inflammation, and this can sometimes overwhelm the body's ability to cope," Cobb says. "We have produced a great deal of insight into how those inflammatory responses are generated, and we've tried a number of str...
Mitsubishi offsets carbon footprint through investment in Madagascar's rain forest
...fset Mitsubishi's carbon impacts by preventing the release
of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere through the protection of a portion of Makira's threatened forests - which naturally store carbon - and by supporting sustainable activities of local communities in the region. The carbon offset financing d...
Breath may help diagnose infection
...ed to disease causing organisms, cells in the body release
proteins, called cytokines, to help the immune cells identify and fight the infection. Jackman and her colleagues theorized that cytokines might work their way up through the tissue until eventually they would be exhaled through water vapor in the b...
Scientists identify genetic pathways essential to RNA interference
... the journal Science and is receiving early online release
on the Science Express website at http://www.sciencexpress.org . "The gene activation produced by RNAi is exquisitely specific, which gives it enormous potential for therapeutic application," says Gary Ruvkun, PhD, of the MGH Department of Molecul...
Scientists collaborate to assess health of global environment
...aspects of the assessment will follow this month's release
of the global synthesis report. A report on global...se studies In September, the assessment team will release
five technical reports totaling nearly 2,500 pages and focusing on the ties between ecosystems and h...
In the sea slug's defense against lobsters, confusion is key
...piny lobsters, sea slugs (also known as sea hares) release
an inky secretion, termed ink and opaline, from a pair of glands. The new findings show that Aplysia's defensive secretion includes a variety of chemicals that together comprise a multi-pronged attack on the predator's nervous system, resulting in th...
Sea skate experiment sheds light on human cell transport
...kes place. This activates the gates, which open to release
excess water along with salts and other organic material. The researchers made their discovery by using a plant-based substance to block an enzyme that causes phosphorylation. The result: The gates wouldn't open. These findings are published in the c...
U of M researcher examines newly emerging deadly disease
...n in these patients resulted from massive cytokine release
induced by the S. aureus strains. ...
NNii media advisory about David Kirby's book questioning vaccine safety
... and other developmental disorders. This book (for release
in April, 2005-St. Martin's Press) is being marketed aggressively. Publicity surrounding the release
of this book has the potential to confuse families who are asking appropriate questions about vaccin...
Chemical compounds present in diet increase risk of colon cancer
is also available in Spanish A team of researchers at the Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona, The Catalan Institute of Oncology and the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) have published a study indicating that exposure to organochlorine c...
New miniaturised chip dramatically reduces time taken for DNA analysis
is also available in Spanish . A team of researchers at the Universitat Autnoma de Barcelona has developed new miniature sensors for analysing DNA. The sensors have the same size and thickness as a fingernail and reduce the time needed to identify ...
Was Agns Sorel, the first official royal mistress of France, poisoned?
is also available in French , Spanish and Italian The ESRF has gone back in time to study the reason for the sudden death of a beautiful mistress of the French king Charles VII, in the XV century. Thanks to synchrotron light, pieces of hair and...
In asthma, it's not the drugs but the inflammation that increases cardiovascular risk, damage
...for their activation state by measuring stimulated release
of the enzyme myeloperoxidase. Neutrophils isolate...m asthmatic animals showed an enhanced rate of MPO release
compared to those from control animals (substrate consumption rate of 1.52 + 0.3 h g/ sec vs. 0.2...
Pediatric burn victims' recovery, diabetes, metabolism aided by fenofibrate (Tricor)
...opes of glucose were used to measure liver glucose release
and leg glucose uptake was calculated from arteria...N group (p = 0.02). Insulin should prevent glucose release
from the liver, but at one week following the burn, and before treatment, only 60% of release
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