Tag: "section" at biology news
Study finds periodontal treatment does not lower preterm birth risk
... OPT. It involves a broader socio-economic cross section
of women, provides fewer basic dental services, and includes women with slightly less severe periodontal disease. MOTOR will likely report its results within the next two years....
New text focuses on microbes in the mouth
... with a chapter on general microbiology, the first section
on general principles details the oral environment...ecular biology of oral microorganisms. The second section
examines specific oral diseases, from caries and fungal infections to periodontal and systemic disea...
Always keeping a safe distance
...well-researched example, consist of a head, middle section
and tail. They are considerably smaller than their...ndividual cell organelles or other cargo, its head section
moves forward step by step on a microtubule - the length of the step and the precise coordination of...
Data show treatment with Remicade reduced hospitalizations for ulcerative colitis patients by half
...ssor of Medicine and Clinical Pharmacology; Chief, section
of Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the University of Chicago Hospitals. "Results from this analysis suggest that patients who did not respond to REMICADE were more likely to be hospitalized than patients who responded." A separate analysis of a ...
Successful one year gene therapy trial for Parkinson's disease announced by Neurologix
...lly from management's expectations is found in the section
entitled "Risk Factors" in the Company's 2005 Annual Report on Form 10-KSB. Although the Company believes these assumptions are reasonable, no assurance can be given that they will prove correct. Accordingly, you should not rely upon forward-looking ...
Learning to live with oxygen on early Earth
...ife-essential element carbon in a 150 million-year section
of rock that included shallow and deepwater sediments from the late Archean period (the Archean lasted from 3.8 to 2.5 billion years ago) in Hamersley Province in Western Australia. Isotopes are different forms of an element's atoms. The relative pro...
Institute of Medicine elects 65 new members, 5 foreign associates
...dical Institute, and Sterling Professor and chair, section
of immunobiology, Yale University, New Haven, Conn. GARY R. FLEISHER, M.D., Egan Family Foundation Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, and pediatrician in chief and chair, department of medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston TH...
New technique boosts size of proteins that can be analyzed
...ins have been modified in cells. For example, if a section
of a protein has an increased weight of 16, researchers can tell that the protein has been oxidized within that section, which means that an oxygen atom (with an atomic weight of 16) was added. "When you isolate a protein from a mixture, your first p...
Images develop clinical applications for new DESI technology
...he charged water droplets, obtaining data for each section
and then combining the data sets to create an analysis of the sample as a whole, Ifa said. Software was used to map the information and create a two-dimensional image showing the distribution and intensity of selected ions. The team is now working o...
Hopkins researchers uncover critical player in cell communication
...,000 births and is caused by a deletion of a small section
of chromosome 7 that contains several genes, including the gene that encodes the TFII-I protein. The discovery came after Desiderio and his team used biochemical "bait" to fish for candidate proteins that physically bind to TFII-I. The fishing exped...
With record resolution and sensitivity, tool images how life organizes in a cell membrane
... membrane. Associations of different proteins in a section
of compositionally distinct fatty membrane have been called ''lipid rafts.'' Just as a raft is a bunch of logs associated because a rope binds them together, allowing it to perform the function of floating, proteins associated with other proteins on...
Gene therapy study takes aim at prostate cancer
...e, BCM professor of medicine and pediatrics in the section
of hematology oncology; Dr. Thomas M. Wheeler, BCM.... Mims, BCM assistant professor of medicine in the section
of hematology-oncology; and Dr. Teresa G. Hayes, BCM assistant professor of medicine, section
Mouse strain with gene stutter will help leukemia research
...tion is a type of gene mutation that occurs when a section
of a gene is repeated, like a stutter in the gene'...es used genetic engineering techniques to remove a section
of the normal MLL gene from one animal and insert it into the MLL gene of another. The result is a s...
Burroughs Wellcome Fund to support Project Suc-SEED at CIIT Centers for Health Research
...al model developed by the ACS. The North Carolina section
of Project SEED drew from students in the Triangle...cations, and meeting support to the North Carolina section
of Project Seed since 2001. CIIT will continue to serve as the administrative home for Project Suc...
Ferns provide model for tiny motors powered by evaporation
...ething else in the book caught her attention---the section
on how ferns spread their spores. "It's essentially a microactuator," said Maharbiz, meaning that the fern sporangium transforms one form of energy, in this case heat via the evaporation of water, into motion. When the cells in the outer wall of the...
Penn to host Herbal Medicine Symposium
...er 19 at the Morris Arboretum in the Chestnut Hill section
of Philadelphia. The evening will feature tours of herbal plants in the arboretum's gardens, dinner, and an address by keynote speaker Dr. John M. Riddle. The symposium continues the following day, September 20 at the University of Pennsylvania, Bi...
Carbon monoxide may help prevent debilitating pregnancy condition
...moking women who had delivered babies by caesarian section
was exposed to the same kind of oxidative stress not enough oxygen being supplied through the blood experienced by women with pre-eclampsia. When the tissues were treated with carbon monoxide, at levels similar to those found in the blood of smokin...
You (especially your bones) are what you eat
...nch a new website, which will feature an extensive section
on nutrition and bone health, including information for the public and health professionals, a global recipe database, and a calcium intake calculator. Journalists are invited to attend international media seminars which will launch the campaign and...
For low-risk women, risk of death may be higher for babies delivered by cesarean
...tes are higher among infants delivered by cesarean section
than for those delivered vaginally in the United States, according to recent research published in the latest issue of Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care. Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed over 5.7 million live birth...
First-of-its-kind Italian school study finds high levels of prenatal alcohol exposure
...nd their ability to provide a representative cross section
of the population, despite their time- and labor-intensive nature and the difficulties of securing administrative and parental approval. Both May and Sokol pointed out that a common problem of gathering data on pregnancy and drinking is that it i...
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