Navigation Links
New Multi-functional Sensing Tool To Investigate Cystic Fibrosis

one out of every 2,500 people in the United States.

Using epithelial cell cultures from Emory, the Georgia Tech researchers have demonstrated that their multi-functional biosensors work at the live-cell surface during in vitro studies.

“Before you can identify what triggers the ATP release, we must be able to quantitatively measure the released species at the cell surface,” Mizaikoff said, noting that many pathological events involve the disruption of chemical communication and molecular signaling between cells, especially in the nervous system, lungs and kidneys.

Improved understanding of cellular communication can lead to new strategies for treating diseases, Mizaikoff added: “Being able to operate sensors in an electrochemical imaging mode at the micro- and nanoscale is an exciting opportunity for complementing optical imaging techniques. There are many clinical research problems that these biosensors can help with.”

During the same ACS session, the Georgia Tech team will also present findings of a related project.

A collaboration with Estelle Gauda at Johns Hopkins University and also supported by NIH grants, this project monitors ATP release at the carotid body. (The carotid body is a chemoreceptor that, among other functions, monitors oxygen content in the blood and helps control respiration.)

Chronic oxygen stress – too much or too little oxygen during early postnatal development – can lead to a deficiency in the amount of oxygen reaching body tissues in premature infants and newborn animals. But little is known about how oxygen stress affects regulatory networks and alters chemoreceptors. To gain insights, the Georgia Tech researchers will study ATP, which is among the signaling molecules released by the carotid body.

Researchers incorporate the same technology used for the multi-functional scanning probe. For this study, however, they have tailored the biosensor to work at
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Sensing The Health Hazard MP3 Makers Tone Down The Volume
2. Sensing Devices to Measure Sleep In the Pipeline
3. Stem Cells In Brain Have Potential For Sensing Damage And To Repair
4. S.Africa Sets Up Task Team To Investigate Anthrax Outbreak In KNP
5. MMR- Autism- Bowel Problems Connection To Be Investigated
6. Researchers Investigate Protein that Protects Tumors
7. European Regulators Investigate Common Painkiller Drugs
8. Researchers Investigate Molecular Basis of Memory
9. Researchers Investigate Gene Linked With Circadian Liver Clock
10. Potential for Adult Stem Cells to Repair Hearts Damaged Investigated
11. CDA Investigates Case of Bovine Tuberculosis
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: New Multi functional Sensing Tool Investigate Cystic Fibrosis

(Date:7/25/2014)... July 25, 2014 ZeptoMetrix™ Corporation ... reliable and trusted products and services for infectious ... release of NATtrol™ RP Multimarker Controls - ... in vitro diagnostic, CE marked, unassayed external run ... assays the NATtrol™ RP Multimarker Controls - MDZ001 ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Healthpointe ... Mirada clinic is offering Occupational Medicine services ... is happily accepting referrals and workers’ compensation cases. ... La Mirada clinic include wound care treatment management, ... ergonomic assessments, pre-employment screening & physicals, and illness ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 ... the one day Online Workshop ‘Consciousness is Power’ on ... globe are invited to attend this life transforming event ... consciousness to a higher level. Few days are left ... this workshop, Mahendra Trivedi and Trivedi Masters™ Dahryn Trivedi ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 iTanSmart ... iPods, and iPads. The app provides a tailored approach ... and potentially dangerous sunburns and skin damage. In his ... sights, sounds, and capabilities of iTanSmart. , Eaton ... the app as a ‘better organized’ and ‘great alternative’ ...
(Date:7/25/2014)... Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 ... launches their innovative toothbrushes with antibacterial silver that naturally kill ... land on the brush. , A toothbrush is the ... diseases, dental health and hygiene, however, it is subject to ... the air. , There are more bacteria in the mouth ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ZeptoMetrix™ Corporation (ZMC) Releases FDA Class 1 Exempt, IVD and CE Labeled NATtrol™ RP Multimarker Controls 2Health News:Healthpointe Offering Occupational Medicine Services in La Mirada 2Health News:Mahendra Trivedi to Host an Online Workshop ‘Consciousness is Power’ 2Health News:Mahendra Trivedi to Host an Online Workshop ‘Consciousness is Power’ 3Health News:iTanSmart® Suntan App by UV Technologies, LLC Gets a ‘Big Thumbs Up’ from New York Times App Smart Columnist, Kit Eaton 2Health News:iTanSmart® Suntan App by UV Technologies, LLC Gets a ‘Big Thumbs Up’ from New York Times App Smart Columnist, Kit Eaton 3Health News:Silver®Care’s New Silver Antibacterial Toothbrushes Naturally Kill Oral Germs 2Health News:Silver®Care’s New Silver Antibacterial Toothbrushes Naturally Kill Oral Germs 3
... a research news published says, in people with mild ... and about halve the dose of preventer inhaler//. ... breathing techniques on symptoms, lung function, use of medication ... asthma. ,One technique focused on shallow, nasal ...
... of Australia(COSA), which conducted a review of country hospitals ... little or no training, to administer chemotherapy to ... posed a risk to these patients. ... that the patient (might) be under-dosed, so they have ...
... researchers from The Institute for Genomic Research, (TIGR), in Maryland, ... in the GI system, stated that we may not be ... by studying the bacteria that are always present in our ... and as to how certain drugs could work on certain ...
... survey conducted by UNAIDS has put India on par with ... have the highest estimated number of HIV infected people//. ... the UNAIDS 2006 Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic is ... adults above 49 years of age whereupon the Indian HIV ...
... the second highest success rate in heart surgeries, ensuring that ... success stories, the group's chairman Prathap C Reddy said here ... celebration, he said while the hospital that had the highest ... more cost effective as it charged less than 4,000 dollars. ...
... Making an about-turn, Delhi's Apollo Hospital today disclosed that traces ... sample of Rahul Mahajan//, a day after its doctors had ... tested negative for all known drugs. ,'Traces of ... Since its cocktail of drugs, we cannot conclusively say which ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Humans, A Symbiotic Organisms Dependent On Other Life Forms For Existence 2
(Date:7/24/2014)... Inc. (NASDAQ: UPI ), a medical device ... products to treat voiding dysfunctions, today reported financial ... 30, 2014.  Global revenue for the ... to $4.1 million, as compared to $3.4 million ... Total revenue for the fiscal first quarter of ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... -- Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE: MTD ) today ... the highlights: , Sales in local currency ... prior year. Reported sales increased 5% which included a ... diluted share as reported (EPS) were $2.49, compared with ... was $2.57, an increase of 9% over the prior-year ...
(Date:7/24/2014)... , July 24, 2014 Amgen (NASDAQ: ... second quarter financial results on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, after ... be followed by a conference call with the investment community ... will be Robert A. Bradway , chairman and chief ... Live audio of the conference call will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Uroplasty Reports Fiscal First Quarter Results 2Uroplasty Reports Fiscal First Quarter Results 3Uroplasty Reports Fiscal First Quarter Results 4Uroplasty Reports Fiscal First Quarter Results 5Uroplasty Reports Fiscal First Quarter Results 6Uroplasty Reports Fiscal First Quarter Results 7Uroplasty Reports Fiscal First Quarter Results 8Uroplasty Reports Fiscal First Quarter Results 9Uroplasty Reports Fiscal First Quarter Results 10Uroplasty Reports Fiscal First Quarter Results 11Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 2Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 3Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 4Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 5Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 6Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 7Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 8Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 9Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 10Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 11Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 12Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 13Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results 14Amgen Announces Webcast of 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results 2
... 2011 Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT ) ... the second quarter 2011 prior to the open of the ... H. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer and President, and David Gionco, ... investment community conference call beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time ...
... Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ), ... symposium examining best practices for quality assurance in ... of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)/Canadian Organization of Medical ... Programs for Today,s Radiation Oncology Platforms "—will discuss ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Savient Pharmaceuticals to Hold Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call on Thursday, August 4, 2011 2Accuray Hosts Symposium on Quality Assurance in Radiation Oncology at Joint AAPM/COMP Meeting 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: