Navigation Links
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 13, 2009
Date:5/17/2009

issue of ACS' Journal of Proteome Research, a monthly publication. About 18 million people in the United States have Type 2 diabetes, and the disease is spreading with the epidemic of obesity.

David Springer and colleagues point out in the new study that thousands of patients receive potentially lifesaving transfusions of platelets each year to treat bleeding from trauma and for a wide range of medical conditions. Scientists have known that abnormal platelets in the blood of diabetics may predispose these individuals to heart disease. It led to concern that platelets from these individuals stored for transfusion may be less effective and even unsafe. However, scientists know little about how diabetic platelets differ from those of healthy people.

The new study identified 122 proteins that differed in the platelets of individuals with diabetes compared to the platelets of non-diabetics. They also found that freshly collected platelets from diabetics show almost as many abnormal changes (more than 100) in protein content as healthy donor platelets stored for up to 5 days. These findings could lead to new tests for detecting and monitoring abnormal platelets to improve the outcome of blood transfusions from both diabetic and healthy individuals, the researchers say.

ARTICLE #4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
"Platelet Proteome Changes Associated with Diabetes and during Platelet Storage for Transfusion"

DOWNLOAD FULL TEXT ARTICLE: http://pubs.acs.org/stoken/presspac/presspac/full/10.1021/pr800885j

CONTACT:
David Springer, Ph.D.
Biological Sciences Division
Pacific Northwest national Laboratory
Richland, Wash. 99352
Phone: 509-372-6762
Fax: 509-372-6544
Email: david.springer@pnl.gov


ARTICLE #5 EMBARGOED FOR 9 A.M., EASTERN TIME, May 18,
'/>"/>

Contact: Michael Woods
m_woods@acs.org
202-872-6293
American Chemical Society
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

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 -- May 13, 2009
(Date:9/18/2014)... Dartmouth researchers and their colleagues have built the ... health, academic performance and behavioral trends. In other ... -- even if you don,t -- and how ... compares students, happiness, stress, depression and loneliness to ... the general population for example, to monitor ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... characters, so you might expect that most would have ... some dogs are distinctly more pessimistic than others, research ... research is exciting because it measures positive and negative ... researchers and dog owners an insight into the outlook ... Starling, from the Faculty of Veterinary Science. Her PhD ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... comprise all spheres of our planet. Manifold interactions ... and perturbations that resulted in increases of the ... climate changes which influence the complex biogeochemical processes ... these feedback mechanisms has become an important new ... past three decades. , In parallel, a novel ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New Dartmouth smartphone app reveals users' mental health, performance, behavior 2New Dartmouth smartphone app reveals users' mental health, performance, behavior 3New Dartmouth smartphone app reveals users' mental health, performance, behavior 4Dogs can be pessimists too 2Dogs can be pessimists too 3Greenhouse gas research enters a new era 2
... collaborative study published online today in Nature Biotechnology ... of Sciences, BGI, and other institutes, have completed the ... approach integrated with next-generation sequencing (NGS) and whole-genome mapping ... genome for small ruminant animals and may help to ...
... of galactose, a six-carbon sugar that can be readily ... of interest for researchers in advanced biofuels produced from ... at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE),s Joint BioEnergy ... substantially boosting the amount of galactan in plant cell ...
... collaboration with colleagues in Germany and the Netherlands, have ... the brain. The nerve cells regulate cardiovascular functions such ... that the discovery, which is published in the ... the long term in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases ...
Cached Biology News:The first goat genome sets a good example for facilitating de novo assembly of large genomes 2The first goat genome sets a good example for facilitating de novo assembly of large genomes 3Boosting galactan sugars could boost biofuel production 2Boosting galactan sugars could boost biofuel production 3A new type of nerve cell found in the brain 2
(Date:9/22/2014)... Sept. 22, 2014  Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: ... first quarter of its 2015 fiscal year, which ended ... to net income of $7,839,000 in the first quarter ... effective Oct. 30, 2013, earnings per share in the ... ago. First quarter revenues increased 15% to ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... , Sept. 22, 2014  WIRB-Copernicus Group ... ethical review services for clinical research, announced today ... (WIRB) has been reaccredited by the Association for ... which endeavors to improve safeguards for clinical research ... Donald A. Deieso , Ph.D., commented, "It is ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014 METTLER TOLEDO is ... pallet measuring device CNS110 ScanTape™ . Replacing ... entry, offering greater ease and accuracy for transport ... can significantly enhance productivity—an important benefit for load ... volume equals profits. , Usable at any ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... BETHESDA, Md. , Sept. 22, 2014  Spherix Incorporated ... fostering and monetization of intellectual property, today announced that the ... patent to the Company in the month of September that ... The issued patent is: USRE45,121 , ... 2014 , Filing date: Dec 27, 2012 ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Neogen reports 13% net income increase 2Neogen reports 13% net income increase 3Neogen reports 13% net income increase 4Neogen reports 13% net income increase 5Neogen reports 13% net income increase 6Neogen reports 13% net income increase 7Western IRB (WIRB) Awarded AAHRPP Reaccreditation 2ScanTape™ Handheld Dimensioner Increases Processing Volume 2Spherix Notified by United States Patent & Trademark Office of New Standard Essential Patent Issued to Spherix 2Spherix Notified by United States Patent & Trademark Office of New Standard Essential Patent Issued to Spherix 3
... Technology Alliance, a group of investors, scientists and politicians ... that it is creating a roadmap for a biotechnology ... in 2004, the alliance received $500,000 from the state, ... not quite the $2.5 million in state funding that ...
... thanks to record oil prices and the gnawing realization that ... at home. While the debate continues on how best to ... quiet revolution is well under way in a related field ... in 21 countries grew engineered crops on 222 million acres ...
... mention as a "biotech hotspot," this time in e-mail ... the state's profile and is just what the biotech ... the list of five hotspots were California, Maryland, New ... compiling the list, told Forbes it was a subjective ...
Cached Biology Technology:Biotech crops gaining acceptance, but their full promise has yet to be fulfilled 2Biotech crops gaining acceptance, but their full promise has yet to be fulfilled 3
Mouse polyclonal antibody to MCFD2 - multiple coagulation factor deficiency 2...
Rabbit polyclonal to ErbB 2 (phospho Y1248) ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 2064 SwissProtID: P04626...
...
... Western Blot Strong Antibody Stripping Solution is ... blots that have been developed with chemiluminescence ... is not recommended for stripping colorimetric substrates ... not possible to effectively remove substrates that ...
Biology Products: