Navigation Links
Barshop Institute, global team sequences DNA of naked mole rat
Date:10/12/2011

gevity," she said. "This study reveals many of the genetic secrets to their extraordinary longevity, cancer resistance and pain tolerance, and their ability to survive in a low-oxygen environment. Indeed, having this animal's genetic blueprint is a treasure trove for many areas of biology and medicine because the genome will now be available to scientists everywhere to explore in their favored research area."

Barshop Institute Director Arlan Richardson, Ph.D., said: "The data in this Nature paper are very important for aging research because they give us the first glimpse into how the naked mole rat lives 10 times longer than its distant cousins, the mouse and rat."

Unusual appearance

Naked mole rats resemble pink, saber-toothed "sausages." Previous studies have yielded important insights into how the naked mole rat is able to rewire its brain (a process called neural plasticity), tolerate low oxygen and low body temperatures, and show cancer-free good health well into old age.

"Understanding their genomic footprint may reveal how they are able to maintain the integrity of their proteins and DNA far better than other animals do in old age, as well as how they mitigate the translation of oxidative damage into age-related declines and disease," Dr. Buffenstein said.


'/>"/>

Contact: Will Sansom
sansom@uthscsa.edu
210-567-2579
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Ontario Cancer Institute, US scientists discover compound that kills lymphoma cells
2. House Ear Institute, TGen and Belgian researchers identify gene in age-related hearing loss
3. New research: Are global honey bee declines caused by diesel pollution?
4. Global conservation priorities for marine turtles
5. Bionic bacteria may help fight disease and global warming
6. Steep increase in global CO2 emissions despite reductions by industrialized countries
7. Scientific support for food security and global governance
8. Global science community to gather in Rome
9. Water evaporated from trees cools global climate
10. SDSC-developed software used in first global camera trap mammal study
11. ARGOS proceedings examine global health policy challenges, socioeconomic impact of eHealth
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Barshop Institute, global team sequences DNA of naked mole rat
(Date:8/5/2015)... ALBANY, New York , August 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... new market report titled "Facial Recognition Market - Global ... - 2022", the global market for facial recognition is ... market is driven by increased demand for surveillance systems ... to the rising number of crimes and terrorist activities ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... 3, 2015 Synaptics, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYNA ... announced that members of the executive management team will ... Global Technology Leadership Forum on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 ... held at the Sonnenalp Resort in Vail, ... include forward-looking information. An audio webcast of the event ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... juillet 2015 La 10e Conférence internationale ... organisée par le BGI du 22 au 25 ... en Chine. La conférence célèbre son ... 2006, l,ICG est devenue l,une des réunions annuelles ... « omiques » et c,est aussi la plus dynamique, la ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Facial Recognition Market Expected to Reach US$ 2.67 Bn by 2022, at a CAGR of 9.5% From 2015 - 2022: Transparency Market Research 2Facial Recognition Market Expected to Reach US$ 2.67 Bn by 2022, at a CAGR of 9.5% From 2015 - 2022: Transparency Market Research 3Facial Recognition Market Expected to Reach US$ 2.67 Bn by 2022, at a CAGR of 9.5% From 2015 - 2022: Transparency Market Research 4Facial Recognition Market Expected to Reach US$ 2.67 Bn by 2022, at a CAGR of 9.5% From 2015 - 2022: Transparency Market Research 5Facial Recognition Market Expected to Reach US$ 2.67 Bn by 2022, at a CAGR of 9.5% From 2015 - 2022: Transparency Market Research 6La 10e International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) doit s'ouvrir en octobre 2La 10e International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) doit s'ouvrir en octobre 3
... journal Acta Biomaterialia , researchers from the University of ... in the grafting of stem cells onto the eye, mimicking ... designed to treat damage to the cornea, the transparent layer ... the major causes of blindness in the world. Using ...
... PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Greenphire CEO ... Spend Bootcamp on the implications of the Physician Sunshine ... on advances in technology which streamlines financial reporting required ... discussion focused on how pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device ...
... a professor of entomology at the University ... California Citrus Quality Council ,s prestigious Albert G. ... in the field of entomology which has contributed vitally ... three decades, Morse has provided timely research results and ...
Cached Biology News:New technique to deliver stem cell therapy may help damaged eyes regain their sight 2Greenphire CEO Sam Whitaker speaks on Sunshine Act and Clinical Trial Payments 2UC Riverside entomologist recognized for research in citrus entomology 2
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... ... presented two studies at the International Spine Intervention Society’ s 23rd ... through to August 1st, 2015. With a focus on evidence-based research and clinical ...
(Date:8/28/2015)... ... August 28, 2015 , ... Since the initial launch of FireflySci Inc. (FFS) in ... and excellent customer service. Images such as the Fonz in a lab coat and ... flavor to the humdrum spectroscopy field. , FireflySci is proud to be the ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... Aug. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ... and Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Limited (Biohaven), announced ... I study of BHV-0223, a glutamate modulating agent. ... BHV-0223 and recently obtained clearance from the U.S. ... human testing. Portage holds 54% equity interest in ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... 2015 HUYA Bioscience International (HUYA) today announced the ... Society of HTLV-1, held this week at the University ... the Society is to promote research on HTLV-1 and ... technology and research related to these fields to advance ... is proud to support this prestigious conference," said ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Proove Biosciences Presents New Research Study at the International Spine Intervention Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2Proove Biosciences Presents New Research Study at the International Spine Intervention Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting 3Proove Biosciences Presents New Research Study at the International Spine Intervention Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting 4Cuvette Manufacturer FireflySci Launches Back to School Deals with Complimentary Shipping On All Orders 2Portage's Biohaven doses first human subject in Phase 1 trial with lead drug candidate BHV-0223 2Portage's Biohaven doses first human subject in Phase 1 trial with lead drug candidate BHV-0223 3Portage's Biohaven doses first human subject in Phase 1 trial with lead drug candidate BHV-0223 4HUYA Bioscience International Sponsors Japan Society Of HTLV-1 Annual Meeting 2HUYA Bioscience International Sponsors Japan Society Of HTLV-1 Annual Meeting 3HUYA Bioscience International Sponsors Japan Society Of HTLV-1 Annual Meeting 4
... Madison, Wis. Wisconsin took a step toward its ... Doyles announcement that the state favors the bid of an ... BadgerNet alliance proposes to build and manage the network ... for the existing BadgerNet. The network would be available to ...
... for Christmas. Today, PalmOne introduces the Treo 650 ... conundrum. , ,I saw the new Treo six weeks ago in ... I take a break from the schmoozing to sneak off and ... love. This newest handheld communicator takes everything that was right ...
... The head of an alliance of angel investment ... together. , ,On October 19th, Susan Preston, entrepreneur in residence ... the Radisson Hotel in Appleton, Wisconsin. , ,Preston said that ... of various sizes, but only $354 million was given to ...
Cached Biology Technology:Wisconsin chooses likely vendors for BadgerNet 2 2Wisconsin chooses likely vendors for BadgerNet 2 3Christmas comes early with Treo 650 2Christmas comes early with Treo 650 3Susan Preston, entrepreneur, on how to set up angel networks 2Susan Preston, entrepreneur, on how to set up angel networks 3Susan Preston, entrepreneur, on how to set up angel networks 4Susan Preston, entrepreneur, on how to set up angel networks 5
PE Rat anti-Hu CD267 Storage Temperature: Refrigerate(2 to 8C)...
Leucine-rich repeat-containing G-protein coupled receptor 4...
WD-repeat protein 4...
Rabbit polyclonal to MDM2 (phospho S185) ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 4193 SwissProtID: Q00987...
Biology Products: