Navigation Links
Scientists find way to make human collagen in lab

Madison, Wis. Of all of the materials that make up our bodies, nothing is more ubiquitous than collagen.

It is the most important structural protein in the body, reinforcing connective tissue, bones and teeth, and forming long, fibrous cables to strengthen tendons. Collagen forms sheets of tissue that support the skin and every internal organ. There is nothing in the body, in fact......

Full article >>> ipulate the lengthy molecules and add elements to collagen that confer new abilities.

"We can make collagen that duplicates nature exactly, but we can diverge from that when it is desirable," says Ronald T. Raines, a UW-Madison professor of biochemistry who, with postdoctoral fellow Frank W. Kotch, authored the new PNAS study.

Scientists have been seeking a way to make synthetic......

Full article >>> ulin levels. Similarly, equipped with molecules to recognize specific pathogens, such a sensor could stand perpetual guard in the body and provide instant warning of invading viruses or bacteria.

"We can have total control of what goes on these very thin extended fibers," says Raines. "We are able to build these molecules up one atom at a time and we can manipulate them in very precise wa......

Full article >>>
'"/>

Source:wistechnology.com By Terry Devitt 02/14/06


Related biology technology :

1. Scientists find nanotech method for examining cells
2. TIP/UW Scientists Provide Mars Rover Commentary
3. Flow cytometric analysis of human primary cells using the Agilent 2100 bioanalyzer and on-chip staining
4. Development of a Multiplex Bead-Based Assay for Antibody Screening of a Nonhuman Primate Colony on the Bio-Plex System
5. Evaluation of RNA isolated from human tissues: quality control for surgical and postmortem samples
6. GE begins human trials for cancer detection agent
7. UW shows why avian flu hasnt spread among humans yet
8. Separating science fiction from reality in the human cloning debate
9. Research on fruit flies opens up possibilities for human treatments
10. NimbleGen identifies human genome sequences
11. Michael Rosencrance deals with medical overload through human-centric IT
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:3/24/2017)... Calif. , March 24, 2017   Sienna ... and aesthetics company, today announced that Richard Peterson ... effective March 24.   Peterson, who brings more ... John Smither , who is retiring at the ... in an advisory capacity. Peterson joins Sienna from Novan, ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... offering. ... The Global Market for Bioproducts Should Reach $714.6 Billion ... of 8.9%, This research report quantifies the ... product segments: bio-derived chemicals, biofuels, pharmaceuticals (biodrugs and herbal/botanicals), biocomposite ...
(Date:3/23/2017)...  BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE MKT: BPMX), a specialty ... today reported financial results for the quarter and ... an update on the company,s clinical development efforts ... are pleased to report that last year was ... Anja Krammer. "We achieved key clinical milestones and ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... March 23, 2017 According to a report ... derivatives market is fragmented due to the presence of a large pool ... Thermo Fisher , and Sigma-Aldrich, compete with each other in ... collectively, held more than 76% of this market in 2016.  ... As of now, a ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/22/2017)... 2017 Vigilant Solutions , a vehicle ... agencies, announced today the appointment of retired FBI special ... safety business development. Mr. Sheridan brings more ... a focus on the aviation transportation sector, to his ... Mr. Sheridan served as the Aviation Liaison Agent Coordinator ...
(Date:3/9/2017)... March 9, 2017 4Dx has publicly released ... Imaging Workshop at the University of Pennsylvania. Founder and ... deliver the latest data to world leaders in lung ... together leaders at the forefront of the industry to ... "The quality of the imaging is ...
(Date:3/2/2017)... 2, 2017 Summary This report provides ... its partnering interests and activities since 2010. ... Read the full report: ... since 2010 report provides an in-depth insight into the partnering ... On demand company reports are prepared upon purchase ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):