Navigation Links
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 5, 2007
Date:12/10/2007

ions.

The report describes development of a group of powerful compounds, called N-acylated homoserine lactone (AHL) analogues that are effective against a broad-range of bacterial types, including those that cause diseases in humans. These compounds are some of the most potent synthetic modulators of quorum sensing identified to date, they say. In addition to showing promise for fighting antibiotic-resistant infections, the compounds may help prevent the growth of biofilms that foul medical implants and cause tooth decay and gum disease, the scientists note.

ARTICLE #3 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Learning the Language of Bacteria

DOWNLOAD PDF http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/acbcct/2007/2/i11/pdf/cb700227k.pdf
DOWNLOAD HTML http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/sample.cgi/acbcct/2007/2/i11/html/cb700227k.html

CONTACT:
David R. Spring, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Phone: 01223 336498
Email: drspring@ch.cam.ac.uk


ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Declining water levels in the Great Lakes may signal global warming
Environmental Science & Technology

Researchers in Michigan report new evidence that water levels in the Great Lakes, which are near record low levels, may be shrinking due to global warming. Their study, which examines water level data for Lakes Michigan and Huron over more than a century, is scheduled for the Dec. 15 issue of ACS Environmental Science & Technology, a semi-monthly journal.

In the new study, Craig Stow and colleagues point out that water levels in the Great Lakes, which supply drinking water to more than 40 million U.S. and Canadian residents, have fluctu
'/>"/>

Contact: Michael Woods
m_woods@acs.org
202-872-4400
American Chemical Society  
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Related biology news :

1. American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 8, 2007
2. Understanding hypertension in African Americans proves elusive
3. Tips from the Journals of the American Society for Microbiology
4. American Chemical Societys Weekly PressPac -- Aug. 15, 2007
5. American College of Medical Genetics responds to new FDA labeling decision for warfarin
6. American Chemical Societys Weekly Press Pac
7. Highlights from the September 2007 Journal of the American Dietetic Association
8. American Chemical Societys Weekly Presspac -- Aug. 29, 2007
9. Report: African, Asian, Latin American farm animals face extinction
10. American Chemical Society calls green chemistry bill a smart step
11. Challenges remain in reintroducing American chestnut
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 5, 2007
(Date:10/28/2014)... tragic realities of cancer is that the drugs ... their effectiveness varies unpredictably from patient to patient. ... change this reality by rapidly assessing how effective ... cancer before chemotherapy begins. , A team of ... Professor Melissa Skala has developed the technique, which ...
(Date:10/28/2014)... Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have ... - breeding and laying direct developing eggs in live ... the white spotted bush frog ( Raorchestes chalazodes ... of two species known to adopt this novel reproductive ... of London,s Biological Journal of the Linnean Society ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... University researchers have delivered a scientific one-two punch with ... fibers self-assemble via their sticky ends. , Collagen is ... of bone and the fibrous tissues that support cells ... to better synthetic collagen for tissue engineering and cosmetic ... Hartgerink has been studying synthetic collagen for a decade, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Improving breast cancer chemo by testing patient's tumors in a dish 2Improving breast cancer chemo by testing patient's tumors in a dish 3NUS researchers discover for the first time that a rare bush frog breeds in bamboo 2NUS researchers discover for the first time that a rare bush frog breeds in bamboo 3'Sticky' ends start synthetic collagen growth 2'Sticky' ends start synthetic collagen growth 3
... team of French and German researchers report in the ... http://www.fasebj.org ) that people with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy are ... to prevent the loss of muscle tissue. By targeting ... protein, scientists could develop new drugs to stop muscle ...
... thing could be harmful to the environment. For years, ... bacteria and, recently, have used this knowledge to create ... Missouri researcher has found that silver nanoparticles also may ... from wastewater treatment systems. The study was funded by ...
... and Canadian scientists expect to begin trials next month (May) ... of energy trapped in the world,s unrecoverable heavy oil deposits. ... because the oil has become either solid or too thick ... conventional means. , However, scientists at Newcastle University, England, and ...
Cached Biology News:Researchers discover molecular basis of a form of muscular dystrophy 2Too much technology may be killing beneficial bacteria 2Scientists aim to boost world energy supplies -- with microbes! 2Scientists aim to boost world energy supplies -- with microbes! 3Scientists aim to boost world energy supplies -- with microbes! 4
(Date:10/30/2014)... 2014) – The severe flooding that devastated a wide ... destructive if the bridges, roads and other infrastructure had ... from the University of Colorado Denver. , "People need ... Jimmy Kim, PhD, associate professor of structural engineering at ... and lead author the study. "There is an assumption ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO ... Biotechnology Corporation ( www.generex.com ) (OTCQB: GNBT) today ... the immunological response triggered by its novel proprietary ... of relapse in breast cancer patients. The AE37 ... wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. ( www.antigenexpress.com ). ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... Florida (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 ... at reducing and eliminating several types of pediatric ... not been achieved in over 30 years of ... Noah's Light Foundation, proves that one mom's determination ... diagnosed just before Halloween trick-or-treating, and it’s only ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... , October 27, 2014 Investor-Edge ... Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX ), Insmed Inc. (NASDAQ: ... BCRX ), Dyax Corporation (NASDAQ: DYAX ... these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register ... NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,483.72, up 0.69%, the Dow ...
Breaking Biology Technology:CU Denver study says upgrading infrastructure could reduce flood damage 2Generex Announces Presentations Correlating Immunological Response with Reduced Recurrence in Phase II Study of AE37 Breast Cancer Vaccine in Patients at the American College of Surgeons 2Generex Announces Presentations Correlating Immunological Response with Reduced Recurrence in Phase II Study of AE37 Breast Cancer Vaccine in Patients at the American College of Surgeons 3Generex Announces Presentations Correlating Immunological Response with Reduced Recurrence in Phase II Study of AE37 Breast Cancer Vaccine in Patients at the American College of Surgeons 4FDA Approves Breakthrough in Pediatric Brain Cancer - First in 30 Years 2FDA Approves Breakthrough in Pediatric Brain Cancer - First in 30 Years 3Pre-market Equity Watch on Biotech Industry - Neurocrine Biosciences, Insmed, BioCryst Pharma, Dyax, and Oncothyreon 2Pre-market Equity Watch on Biotech Industry - Neurocrine Biosciences, Insmed, BioCryst Pharma, Dyax, and Oncothyreon 3Pre-market Equity Watch on Biotech Industry - Neurocrine Biosciences, Insmed, BioCryst Pharma, Dyax, and Oncothyreon 4Pre-market Equity Watch on Biotech Industry - Neurocrine Biosciences, Insmed, BioCryst Pharma, Dyax, and Oncothyreon 5
... As the Office of Naval Research (ONR) increases its ... number of hurdles need to be overcome including autonomy ... an Aug. 18 conference on unmanned systems. "We ... for the Navy and Marine Corps," said Dr. Larry ...
... developed new nano-structured glass, turning it into new type ... and will significantly reduce the cost of medical imaging. ... converter created by femtosecond laser nanostructuring of glass published ... by Professor Peter Kazansky at the University,s Optoelectronics Research ...
... Aug. 18, 2011 CBI is pleased to announce ... and Post-Approval Studies Congress, being held September 20-22, 2011 ... an impressive speaker lineup from Celgene, Covidien, FDA, Forest, ... more. Attendees have the opportunity to ...
Cached Biology Technology:Office of Naval Research taking on challenges of unmanned underwater vehicles 2New nanostructured glass for imaging and recording 2FDA, NIH to Speak at CBI's 14th Annual Registries and Post-Approval Studies Congress 2