Navigation Links
CU-Boulder, biotech firm team up on python project in search for human cardiac therapeutics
Date:8/25/2008

Burmese python genome and also has raised some financial capital for the venture. In addition, Leinwand's colleagues at the University of Colorado Denver and Anschutz Medical Campus are analyzing python gene samples for Hiberna.

Hiberna was founded in 2006 by Tom Marr, who has studied Alaskan mammals that exhibit extraordinary physiological adaptations relevant to human health. One of Marr's star study subjects has been the Arctic ground squirrel, which has the ability to drop it's body temperature to below freezing and reduce its heart rate from 200 beats a minute to just two beats per minute during hibernation.

"There are some striking examples of extreme adaptations by animals in the wild, and I think it's a good idea from a biomedical standpoint to take a closer look at them," Leinwand said. The impetus for her python project came from a 1998 Nature paper by UCLA evolutionary biologist and Pulitzer-prize winning author Jared Diamond on extreme physiological regulation adaptations by pythons.


'/>"/>

Contact: Leslie Leinwand
Leslie.Leinwand@colorado.edu
303-492-7606
University of Colorado at Boulder
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. How the public perceives biotech
2. Monsanto expands sponsorship for Peking-Yale Joint Agrobiotechnology Center
3. Biotech Co. founded by UCLA Scientists to be acquired by Astellas, Pharma Inc.
4. Workshops on biotechnology and water for science journalists
5. Oncolytics Biotech, Inc. announces publication of research
6. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on advances in miRNA
7. Biotechnology needs 21st century patent system: Expert
8. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on cancer biomarkers
9. Food biotechnology: real world challenges
10. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News reports on growing use of cell-based assays
11. Biotechnology key to developing sustainable industries says international panel
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
CU-Boulder, biotech firm team up on python project in search for human cardiac therapeutics
(Date:1/22/2015)... TORONTO , Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Today, FindBiometrics, the ... announced the launch of its new website design. ... in its infancy", says Peter O,Neill , founder and ... ever, the industry needs involvement from the key players on ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... N.C. , Jan. 16, 2015  A man-made form ... memory and other mental capabilities in adults with mild ... pilot study led by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist ... adults diagnosed with amnesic mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... , Europe,s most ... Patent Office to present a video retrospective of the most exciting ... Christofer Toumazou and Sophie Wilson   ... the Award   Starting on 22 January 2015 on   ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Identity Industry Leading Publication Debuts New Look As Biometrics Hit Mainstream 2Nasal Spray with Insulin Equivalent Shows Promise as Treatment for Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer's Dementia 2Nasal Spray with Insulin Equivalent Shows Promise as Treatment for Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer's Dementia 3Ten Years of the European Inventor Award: A Retrospective Look at the Inventors and Ideas That Have Changed Our Lives 2Ten Years of the European Inventor Award: A Retrospective Look at the Inventors and Ideas That Have Changed Our Lives 3
... you ever wondered how the myriad insect forms—beetles, flies, ... , Insects make up 75% of all species known. ... result of a combination of one or more factors: ... speciation, an ability to adapt to new environments and ...
... leads, no person has managed to live much longer than ... may have extended the average human life span, it is ... of aging lays the blame on the accumulation of damage ... produced by the metabolic activity of mitochondria. , This damage ...
... A gene thought to influence perception and susceptibility to ... than in other primates, and this difference coincides with ... University Bloomington and three other academic institutions. Their report ... Science Biology. , The gene encodes prodynorphin, an ...
Cached Biology News:Adult stem cells aid recovery in animal model of cerebral palsy 2Navigating the brain for sense of direction as paradigm for higher cognitive functions 2'Perception' gene tracked humanity's evolution, scientists say 2'Perception' gene tracked humanity's evolution, scientists say 3
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Pipette.com has ... to their comprehensive portfolio of Eppendorf products. , ... to purchase a Centrifuge 5424/5424 R and receive the ... either Eppendorf Research plus or Eppendorf Reference 2 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Controlled Substance ... Alliance, which helps companies check the legal requirements around ... expand to China. , As their international operations ... globally adopting software solutions built as a result of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... NEW BRUNSWICK , Nueva Jersey , 22 ... Award for Biomedical Research abre hoy su llamada ... las personas cuya investigación científica ha hecho, o tiene ... de la salud humana. Las nominaciones se aceptarán hasta ...
(Date:1/22/2015)...   GenoSpace , a precision medicine software company that has ... use of genomic, imaging and other biomedical data in research ... Munson , CEO of Aspera, an IBM Company, to its ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150122/170713 "We are pleased to welcome ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Eppendorf Announces Promotional Bundle Which Includes: Eppendorf Centrifuge 5424, 3-Pack of Pipettes, and Tips - Available Now at Pipette.com 2Global Compliance Service for Controlled Substances to Expand to China 2El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 2El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 3El Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research emite su llamada a los nominados para 2015 4GenoSpace Expands Board with Appointment of Michelle Munson 2
... , , ... Formation of new blood vessels is fundamental to the development of ... and cell signaling research studies. Blood vessel development is a significant event in ... retinopathy and macular degeneration. , Traditional animal ...
... Z. Yang, Varian, Inc. , ... Bisphenol A (BPA) is a primary raw material used ... plastic. 4-Nonylphenol (4-NP) is a degradation product of alkylphenol ethoxylate detergents ... widely used as an additive in plastics that are used for ...
... and Jeffrey J. , Comerford#, Ph.D , ... Monash University, , Clayton campus, , ... , Varian Australia, , ... Victoria 3170, Australia , E-mail: fluorescence@varianinc.com , ...
Cached Biology Technology:An Image-Based Assay of Endothelial Cell Tube Formation as a Model of Angiogenesis 2An Image-Based Assay of Endothelial Cell Tube Formation as a Model of Angiogenesis 3An Image-Based Assay of Endothelial Cell Tube Formation as a Model of Angiogenesis 4Analysis of Phenolic Estrogen Mimics in River Water by Negative Ion Electrospray LC/MS/MS 2Minimizing Photobleaching of Blue Fluorescent Protein (BFP) using , the Varian Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrophotometer 2Minimizing Photobleaching of Blue Fluorescent Protein (BFP) using , the Varian Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrophotometer 3Minimizing Photobleaching of Blue Fluorescent Protein (BFP) using , the Varian Cary Eclipse Fluorescence Spectrophotometer 4
... The mycobacteria in ... cells to the injection site which enhances ... Freund's Adjuvant is used for the initial ... the subsequent boosts. Antigens (preferably in saline) ...
The ELISA Kit for Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) is an in vitro enzyme immunoassay for the detection of HBsAg in human serum or plasma....
2,4-Dinitrophenyl hapten is conjugated to Keyhole Limpet (KLH) protein through lysine....
Alexa Fluor 350/488/594 Filter Set (Semrock Brightline) *mounted* *Zeiss Axio AF...
Biology Products: