Tag: "transfer" at biology news
Porous Media and its Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry
...to the beginning of this century. Convective heat transfer
in fluid-saturated porous media has gained conside...d recovery of petroleum reservoirs. Radiative heat transfer
and multiphase transport processes in porous media, both with and without phase change, have gained ...
...even without stimulation, there is a lot of energy transfer
between the G protein and the potassium channel, suggesting that they are very close together. Mutations in ion channels are likely to be involved in epilepsy, chronic pain, neurodegenerative diseases and muscular diseases, and ion channels are th...
Bumblebee house warming -- it takes a village
...containing the brood. "You can see them shiver to transfer
the heat," he said. "Task switching was previously thought to be common among bumblebee workers," said O'Donnell. "But this study indicates that there is strong specialization in labor among individuals, and body size seems to play a role in what j...
NIH gives PITT $13 million grant for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease research
...airways, which hinders air flow into the lungs and transfer
of oxygen into the blood," explained Dr. Sciurba. "These studies will help us to better understand the disease process and possibly devise better treatment options for patients." Each of the research projects capitalizes on findings of basic scienc...
... and damage was prevented. Yeda, the technology transfer
arm of the Weizmann Institute, now holds a patent for this method, and a new company based on this patent, called "Braintact Ltd.," has been set up in Kiryat Shmona in northern Israel and is currently operating within the framework of Meytav Technolo...
Queen's discovery provides new hope for people with advanced breast cancer
...gh PARTEQ Innovations, the university's technology transfer
Stealth technology maintains fitness after sex
...en known about for over 30 years. Some are able to transfer
themselves from one bacterial cell to another thro...ell as copying themselves plasmids can pick up and transfer
bacterial genes, such as those that make pathogens resistant to antibiotics. However, the plasmid ...
NSF funds biofertilizer research at Rutgers-Camden
...metabolic pathways involved in nitrogen uptake and transfer
to the host plant, and about the regulation of these exchange processes between the symbiotic partners, is still limited," she says. Understanding the exchange of nutrients in the symbiosis is the key to applying fungi as biofertilizers in sustainabl...
Bisexual fruit flies show new role for neurochemical
...amate, more glutamate receptors, and so a stronger transfer
of messages at synapses," Featherstone said. The gene mutation also made the flies bisexual, leading him to name the gene "genderblind." "The mutants are completely bisexual, but fertile. It's the first gene that really specifically affects homosex...
Technique quickly identifies bacteria for food safety, health care and homeland security
...t with the sample being tested, the hydronium ions transfer
their extra proton to molecules in the sample, turning them into ions. The ionized molecules are then vacuumed from the surface into the mass spectrometer, where the masses of the ions are measured and the material analyzed. Such a system could ale...
Development of gene therapy
...ive benefit from the function of these genes. Gene transfer
is achieved using a vector a kind of vehicle that carries the gene. Somatic gene transfer
only targets body cells (somatic cells). Introducing genes into the germline is illegal in Germany. ...
Male contraception -- UVa discovery stirring interest among basic scientists and drug developers
...is the fourth in a family of proteins that perform transfer
processes to help cells make and use energy. Inside the cell, these proteins operate much like a shuttle bus, binding and exchanging energy-carrying molecules known as ATP and ADP. The discovery of SFEC has sparked interest among both basic scienti...
University of Colorado influenza chip licensed by Quidel Corp. of San Diego
...vid Allen, associate vice president for technology transfer
in CU's Technology Transfer Office....
New hope for wrinkles
...South Innovations (NSi), which provides technology transfer
services to the university. The company received an Australian Government "Commercial Ready" grant of A$1.1M earlier this year to assist in bringing GGC to market for use in foods, health care and cosmetics....
Stem cells get a grip
...act. Interestingly, time-lapse microscopy detected transfer
of the quantum dots from the progenitor cells to t...he osteoblastic cells, suggesting an intercellular transfer
of cell-associated molecules. Immune cells are known to transfer
cell-surface molecules during cell-...
Researchers create genetically matched embryonic stem cells for transplantation
... genetic defects in mice. But somatic cell nuclear transfer
(sometimes called therapeutic cloning) is a technically demanding and inefficient process that involves transferring the nucleus of a donor cell into an egg from which the nucleus has been removed. "We will not stop testing nuclear transfer, becaus...
Nano design adjustment may help find, clear some water contaminants
...ered an unexpected bonding motif that involves the transfer
of charge from the anion to the arene -- in other words, a covalent bonding motif," Hay said. "This is the first theoretical characterization of what we have termed an off-center, weak charge-transfer interaction." Anions, of which notable examples...
Study finds oysters can take heat and heavy metals, but not both
...osphate (ATP), the main molecule that cells use to transfer
energy. The inefficiency is particularly pronounced as temperatures approach or exceed 30 degrees centigrade. The researchers suspected that the cadmium caused a malfunction in one of the stages of oxygen respiration resulting in the increased produc...
Columbia University licenses next-generation DNA sequencing technology
...of the primary inventors of the fluorescent energy transfer
chemistry for 4-color Sanger sequencing being used by virtually all of the current generations of DNA sequencers that were used to complete the Human Genome Project....
Bioprospecting not biopiracy
...ional framework for the project. Now technology transfer
goes from South to North. In addition to describing potential pharmaceutical chemicals, and developing innovative bioassay procedures, local professionals become successful advocates for increased protection for areas such as Coiba National Park, wh...
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