Navigation Links
Carnegie Mellon researchers to develop probes to study cellular GPS
Date:11/10/2009

neuron should go."

Bruchez and colleagues, which include Fred Wouters from the Goettingen Medical School and Christine Holt from the University of Cambridge, believe that the growth cone makes decisions through a combination of integrated molecular cues. However, since the growth cone is so small and only contains a small fraction of the nerve cell's content, it has been difficult to study the molecular processes at play in neuronal navigation. Traditionally to see such processes, researchers would load the growth cone with dyes that would make the cellular actions visible under a microscope, but introducing large amounts of dye to this limited cellular environment would disturb cellular function.

Through the HFSP-supported project Bruchez and colleagues will attempt to develop a sensitive set of probes that will report on the molecular activities at the growth cone including protein synthesis, protein degradation and protein folding. If successful, the probes could yield vital information about how the nervous system develops and repairs.


'/>"/>

Contact: Jocelyn Duffy
jhduffy@andrew.cmu.edu
412-268-9982
Carnegie Mellon University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Carnegie Mellon scientists develop nanogels that enable controlled delivery of carbohydrate drugs
2. Carnegie Mellon scientists investigate initial molecular mechanism that triggers neuronal firing
3. Carnegie Mellon scientist uses mass spectrometer to weigh virus particle, von Willebrand factor
4. Carnegie Mellon, Pitt Team to study psychosocial stress
5. Mellon awards Carnegie Grant for Ecological Monitoring in South Africa
6. Carnegie Mellon researchers to develop new drug delivery system
7. Carnegie Mellon students win contest
8. Novel mechanism for long-term learning identified by Carnegie Mellon researchers
9. U. Mass Medical School and Carnegie announce licensing agreements with Oxford BioMedica
10. Carnegie Mellon scientists develop fluorescent proteins for live cell imaging, biosensor design
11. Carnegie Mellon receives $1.85 million
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2015)... , March 24, 2015   NexID Biometrics ... with critical security-authentication needs, today announced the beginning of ... (FFD) solution. The company, based in ... at the three-day Connect:ID Expo, which began here today ... NexID said version 2.0 of its SDK boosts the ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... OXFORD, Conn. , Mar. 23, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. ... authentication company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announces ... a new advertising campaign on CNBC television starting March 30 ... ads will commence airing in New York ... Executive Officer said: "We are excited about our new ad ...
(Date:3/19/2015)... 2015  NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" ... growing mobile commerce market, announces its biometric payment technology, the ... aired this week on Washington DC,s ... a segment "The Next Great Thing", host Laura Evans ... pay, and ,a really big breakthrough in mobile payment.,  ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NexID Begins Shipments Of Version 2.0 Fake-Finger-Detection Solution 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet to Launch New CNBC Regional TV Ad Campaign 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet to Launch New CNBC Regional TV Ad Campaign 3NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Featured on Fox News Segment, "The Next Great Thing" 2NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Featured on Fox News Segment, "The Next Great Thing" 3
... July 6 Delays in cargo screening significantly extend ... be shortened with foolproof and rapid screening and detection ... smuggling augment the need for efficient access control systems ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO ) , , New analysis from ...
... , WASHINGTON, July 7 Eight supply chain professionals were ... organization,s Board of Directors, joining the seven existing members of SCC,s board. ... through June 30, 2012, are as follows: , , , ... CTO, Manufacturing & Distribution Industries, Hewlett Packard , ...
... , , LONDON, July 10 IBM (NYSE: ... executive agency of the UK Home Office, have signed a seven-year agreement ... upgrade to biometric passports and enhance the security of the UK border. ... (UKBA) Immigration and Asylum Fingerprint System (IAFS) which holds biometrics collected from ...
Cached Biology News:Growing Demand for Rapid Screening and Detection Systems Pushes the European Maritime Security Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan 2Growing Demand for Rapid Screening and Detection Systems Pushes the European Maritime Security Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan 3UK Identity and Passport Service and IBM Sign 7-year National Biometric Identity Service (NBIS) Contract 2
(Date:3/26/2015)... Louisville, CO (PRWEB) March 26, 2015 ... agency has formed a strategic alliance with Designing Gig ... to their clients. , “Forging this alliance ... company. Now we can extend a comprehensive, end-to-end, ... design, development, strategy, and execution,” said Chuck Miller, president ...
(Date:3/26/2015)... 26, 2015 ReliantHeart, Inc., an innovative ... a supplier of precision transit-time flow measurement solutions, are ... improve the efficiency of the HeartAssist5® Left ... to experience greater mobility and peace of mind. ... flow board, will draw 1/6th of the power required ...
(Date:3/25/2015)... March 26, 2015 Agnition announced today ... of American Farmer, airing for the first time at ... of American Farmer will explore the extremely important role ... producers with a patented Microbial Catalyst™ technology that enhances ... yields. The segment will air again on April 28. ...
(Date:3/25/2015)... IL (PRWEB) March 25, 2015 ... Symmetry® Top-Loading Balances and Analytical Balances to get ... expanded line of weighing balances from the trusted ... Toploading Balances increase your efficiency by providing ... variety of samples. Weighing modes include parts counting, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:The Market Element LLC and Designing Gig LLC Form Strategic Alliance 2LVAD patients to have greater mobility and peace of mind through Transonic and ReliantHeart’s True Flow collaboration for the HeartAssist5® 2LVAD patients to have greater mobility and peace of mind through Transonic and ReliantHeart’s True Flow collaboration for the HeartAssist5® 3Agnition to be Featured In Upcoming Episode of American Farmer on RFD-TV 2New Economical Top-Loading and Analytical Symmetry Balances from Cole-Parmer 2
... CALGARY, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech ... it has,received a letter of approval from ... (MHRA) for its Clinical Trial Application (CTA),to ... intravenous administration of,REOLYSIN(R) in combination with paclitaxel ...
... Sky One,Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSKI; "China ... and distributor of pharmaceutical,medicinal and diagnostic products, announced ... made in conjunction with the Company,filing an application ... Exchange., As of May 7, 2008, Mr. ...
... 13 PharmAthene, Inc.,(Amex: PIP ) a ... threats, today reported financial results for the,first quarter ... was a particularly productive and exciting time for,our ... completed on April 2, 2008, PharmAthene made substantial,progress ...
Cached Biology Technology:Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces U.K. Phase II Clinical Trial Investigating REOLYSIN(R) in Combination with Paclitaxel and Carboplatin 2China Sky One Medical, Inc. Changes Management Team 2China Sky One Medical, Inc. Changes Management Team 3PharmAthene Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 2PharmAthene Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 3PharmAthene Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 4PharmAthene Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 5PharmAthene Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 6PharmAthene Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results 7
This kit is designed to select cells labeled with phycoerythrin- (PE-) conjugated antibodies. Kit includes reagents for labeling 3 x 10 9 cells and EasySep magnet....
... easy to supply microplates, deepwells, and tips ... convenience in mind, iLink incorporates multiple functions ... The iLink software is the key to ... that can be copied and installed as ...
... Caliper software products bring you ease of use and rapid solutions to meet your laboratory's requirements ... ... ... CLARA® is the standard software for ...
... As research demands continue to grow, ... more spectral information has become necessary, especially ... spectral colors. The innovative C1si Confocal Microscope ... speed and spectral capability not available in ...
Biology Products: