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Johns Hopkins team finds 'ancestral' hepatitis-C virus at the root of evolution in infections

...f more than 500 overlapping synthetic peptides, or strings of amino acids whose code was already known. This allowed the researchers to compare changes observed in the RNA sequence to corresponding shifts in the body's immune response to the infection. When specifically recognized by T cells, the peptides...

DNA repair in mammal embryos is a matter of timing

...way most of their chromosomes into tightly wrapped strings of DNA and use only those genes required to survive and allow them to perform these roles," McKinnon explained. "In the absence of sister chromatids to use as blueprints, the NHEJ repair pathway uses various chemical means to join the broken ends of ...

3-D forms link antibiotic resistance and brain disease

...'beads on a string' shapes that disappear when the strings fold into monomers suddenly reappear when the monomers combine to form even larger structures," White said. He explained that the genes for both types of enzyme evolved from a common gene ancestor. That common gene evolved so that the final Type II a...

Top NIH prize goes to three pioneering Stanford scientists

...could do anything you wanted - no holds barred, no strings attached. Tell us the most high-risk, high-impact project you can think of, and we're going to enable you to do it,'" he said. What results is "some of the most creative science imaginable." One of this year's winners, Boahen, associate professor of...

Pacifier use may lower risk of SIDS

... should also avoid using homemade pacifiers, avoid strings or cords to secure the pacifier to the child, and regularly clean and replace pacifiers. Even though evidence is mounting that pacifiers help to prevent SIDS, no one knows why. "Because SIDS happens so rarely, it is difficult to do large-scale cont...

MTAS will cause irreparable harm to 10,000 junior doctors

... our paladins to earn their spurs by cutting their strings to the Department of Health. It concludes: "On behalf of our profession and our patients, we ask you to heed the majority and say, 'Enough!'...

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