Navigation Links
Fruit flies provide new knowledge about uninhibited cell growth
Date:4/27/2012

g the growth of normal cells. When the sugar chains are shortened, the tissue grows dramatically on account of increased cell division. In particular, it appears that the nervous system's support cells the glia cells are influenced," explains Hans Wandall, associate professor.

Neurofibromatosis can cause deformity

The new results also influence our understanding of neurofibromatosis. This is a heritable disorder that results in unsightly tumours so-called neurofibromas in the nerves and skin. The disease affects approximately 20 people out of 100,000 and varies from mild to severe cases with decided deformities. The condition also affects the bones and often causes learning problems:

"When you get closer to an understanding of the mechanisms that result in a certain disease, naturally it is easier to influence the disease process in the form of drug development in the longer term. Neurofibromatosis is not a terminal disease, but it very much affects the life quality of the people who have it because the symptoms are so noticeable," explains Ole Kjrulff. Hans Wandall adds that the disease is also associated with certain types of cancer, particularly in the brain.


'/>"/>
Contact: Associate Professor Ole Kjrulff
okjaerulff@sund.ku.dk
01-145-204-55273
University of Copenhagen
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. First fruitful, then futile: Ammonites or the boon and bane of many offspring
2. An invasive Asian fly is taking over European fruit
3. £7 public funding available for research to deliver better fruit and vegetables
4. Fruit flies drawn to the sweet smell of youth
5. Researchers find gene critical to sense of smell in fruit fly
6. Fruit flies watch the sky to stay on course
7. Using radiation to sterilize insect pests may protect California fruits and vegetables
8. UCLA biologists slow the aging process in fruit flies
9. Fruit fly intestine may hold secret to the fountain of youth
10. When chefs move the fruit
11. Fruits and vegetables reduce risks of specific types of colorectal cancers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 2, 2014 It is a ... announce the appointment of the world-renowned Thoracic and Cardiovascular ... Directors. Dr. Ginsburg, with over 34 years ... Presbyterian Hospital and Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center. Dr. ... the late 1980,s and is considered an expert in ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... , July 3, 2014 Research and ... of the "Global Gesture Recognition & Touch-Less ... Forecasts to 2020" report to their offering ... Global Gesture Recognition & Touch-Less Sensing Market to ... for a while, but the companies were unable ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 8, 2014 Fingerprint Cards, ... design win (DW). An Asian OEM has selected FPC1021 for ... start in August 2014.   FPC is proud ... has a planned date for start of mass production in ... of SEK 5M, for delivery in the first half of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Avery Biomedical Devices, Inc. announces the appointment of Mark E Ginsburg, M.D. to its Board of Directors 2Global Gesture Recognition & Touch-Less Sensing (2D, 3D, Ultrasonic, IR, Capacitive) Market - Forecasts to 2020 2FPC Wins DW and Initial Ramp Order for FPC1021 Touch Sensor for Flagship Smartphone from Asian OEM 2
... type 2 diabetes, not only do waistlines matter to women, but ... discovery by a team of Swedish researchers was just published online ... some women of normal weight develop type 2 diabetes, despite not ... between enlarged fat cells and the development of type 2 diabetes ...
... − One of the most intriguing developments in recent medical ... Since its detection in 1988, over 22,000 scholarly articles (about ... new class of drugs has been developed, and 25 Phase ... the scientific and medical communities involved in ET move towards ...
... their home and car energy use by as much as ... , They explain how in The CSIRO Home Energy Saving ... Your Carbon Footprint, launched today by Innovation Minister Senator Kim ... solution will require action from every individual," Senator Carr said. ...
Cached Biology News:Size of fat cells and waist size predict type 2 diabetes in women 2International conference on endothelin 2International conference on endothelin 3Energy experts helping Australian households reduce carbon emissions 2
(Date:7/11/2014)... Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 ... medicine device company specializing in the soft tissue ... SureLock All-Suture Anchor System for surgeries involving the ... predictable fixation through a novel, inserter-controlled deployment method. ... lead to partial deployment, anchor pull-out, or anchor ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 2014 Product and process impurities ... abundance and are often “lost in the noise,” ... Join presenters Dr. Rowel Tobias, Senior Scientist, Protein ... Head of Quality at Nanotherapeutics, Inc., to lear ... speed detection and quantitation while achieving the required ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Understanding the need for better quality ... the gap that currently exists in this area, ChanTest ... portfolio of validated ion channel and GPCR cell lines. ... as ion channels control many critical physiological functions throughout ... the potential to treat a variety of human diseases. ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 ... family closer together. The Archer Family purchased a ... contained within DNA, but ended up with a lifetime ... discoveries contained within the family members’ DNA genuinely brought ... had decided to search deeper into genetic history and ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cayenne Medical Launches SureLock™ All-Suture Anchor System for Shoulder and Extremity Surgery 2Cayenne Medical Launches SureLock™ All-Suture Anchor System for Shoulder and Extremity Surgery 3Novel Ms Techniques Speed Detection of Biopharmaceutical Product and Process Impurities, New Webinar Hosted by Xtalks 2Leader in Ion Channel Research Announces Newly Validated and Re-Engineered Cells 2Leader in Ion Channel Research Announces Newly Validated and Re-Engineered Cells 3Ancestry DNA Test Reveals a Controversial and Undiscovered Family History 2Ancestry DNA Test Reveals a Controversial and Undiscovered Family History 3Ancestry DNA Test Reveals a Controversial and Undiscovered Family History 4Ancestry DNA Test Reveals a Controversial and Undiscovered Family History 5
... Medical Incorporated (OTCBB: ONCS), which is developing its advanced-stage ... financial results for the quarter ended April 30, 2011. ... Total operating expenses for the three and nine months ... compared to $3,000 and $15,000 for the three and ...
... BioXpress Therapeutics SA, a Swiss-based biotechnology company ... ) biosimilars announced today representatives from the Company ... Convention,s One-on-One Partnering Meetings being held Jun 27-30 ... Convention Center.   BioXpress Therapeutics currently ...
... Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc. (HCCS) , the leading ... announced the release of a new online multimedia HIPAA ... . Responding to expanded HIPAA Privacy Rule and Security ... course designed to assist healthcare vendors in providing experience-based ...
Cached Biology Technology:OncoSec Medical Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results 2OncoSec Medical Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results 3OncoSec Medical Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results 4BioXpress Therapeutics SA to Partner the 2011 BIO International Convention 2New Online Training Course Helps Healthcare Vendors Comply with HIPAA Regulations 2New Online Training Course Helps Healthcare Vendors Comply with HIPAA Regulations 3
Goat polyclonal to Haptoglobin ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Affinity purified human haptoglobin. Entrez GeneID: 3240 Swiss Protein ID: P00738...
SHEEP ANTI BOVINE BETA-LACTOGLOBULIN A...
ANTI STENOTROPHOMONAS MALTOPHILIA...
Recorder, 6", 7 Day, 1 Pen, 0 to 100°C, 220V, 50/60 Hz, for 4520, Customer Installed...
Biology Products: