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Study reveals a reprogrammed role for the androgen receptor

... switch for prostate cancer cell growth and division is a master of adaptability. When drug therapy ... causes cells to ignore a natural pause in the division process, becomes especially active, the ... This pause, or "checkpoint," ensures that cell division progresses normally; without it, daughter cells ...

Pitt team first to profile genes in acutely ill idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients

... Kevin Gibson, M.D., associate professor in the division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine ... said Mark T. Gladwin, M.D., chief of Pitt's division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine. "Our current research efforts in the division focus on the development of novel therapeutics ...

RSA Designated as the Leader in One-Time Password Market by Frost & Sullivan

... EMC's Security division Recognized as Only 'Market Leader' in One-Time ... Mass., June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA, The Security division of EMC (NYSE: EMC ) announced that the Frost ... token. About RSA RSA, The Security division of EMC, is the premier provider of security ...

Caltech researchers explore how cells reconcile mixed messages in decisions about growth

... effects of cell-cell contact and promotes cell division and tissue growth. Both factors can ... and then to find a second level that will allow division throughout the cluster. In other words, says ... contact inhibition to promote unbridled cell division and tumor growth. "This tunability of the ...

Is this the beginning of the end of plant breeding?

... in PLoS Biology this week. The type of cell division that creates eggs and sperm is called meiosis, and it differs from 'normal' cell division (mitosis) because instead of producing two ... the line between the two different types of cell division by showing a plant where three specific mutations ...

Study may aid efforts to prevent uncontrolled cell division in cancer

... of therapies to prevent uncontrolled cell division in cancer. The researchers show that even ... during successive rounds of embryonic cell division the duration or timing of cell division remains the same. Their study will be published ...

Plant Min protein sits tight and rescues E. coli

... . A protein vital for correct chloroplast division in plants is able to take on a similar role in ... in E. coli cells' polar regions keeping cell division at its correct central location, yet unlike its ... DivIVA, tethers MinCD to cell poles, preventing division at the cell ends. Chloroplasts originated from ...

3 prominent Cell Press journals named among the 100 most influential journals in past 100 years

... members of the SLA's Biomedical and Life Sciences division (DBIO) on the most influential journals in ... publishing industry representatives. Each topical division has contributed a Centennial-themed event ... the year. In 2008, the BioMedical & Life Sciences division (DBIO) convened an international panel of nine ...

Three prominent Cell Press journals named among the 100 most influential journals in past 100 years

... members of the SLA's Biomedical and Life Sciences division (DBIO) on the most influential journals in ... publishing industry representatives. Each topical division has contributed a Centennial-themed event ... the year. In 2008, the BioMedical & Life Sciences division (DBIO) convened an international panel of nine ...

Scientists deconstruct cell division

... matrix. "The mechanisms that cells use during division to partition both chromosomes and regulatory ... cells," explained co-author Yixan Zheng. "Cell division allows a fertilized egg to develop into ... in the nucleus during the interphase of the cell division cycle, called lamin-B, is a structural component ...

Vendee Globe route seen from above

... (CNES), acting through its new radar applications division (formerly the BOOST Technologies Company), is ... Fabrice Collard of France's CLS radar application division in Brest. These wind and wave product ... Dr Vincent Kerbaol, head of the radar application division of CLS said: "This ESA and CLS research ...

Rong Li Lab offers insight into adaptive ability of cells

... of cells to adapt to disruptions to their basic division machineries findings that may help explain how ... type II myosin which normally powers cell division and observed the cellular response. As predicted, blocking division initially resulted in severe growth and ...

Proteins strangle cell during division

... by NWO, has discovered a new mechanism for cell division in a microorganism found in extremely hot and ... experience abroad. The new mechanism for cell division was discovered in Sulfolobus acidocaldarius, a ... was known about the proteins that control cell division in the Archaea. With the use of ...

Jupiter's shrinking red spot

... Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) division of Fluid Dynamics takes place from November 23-25 ... In his talk at the 61st Annual Meeting of the APS division of Fluid Dynamics in San Antonio, Arnold Song, ... In his presentation to the 61st APS division of Fluid Dynamics in San Antonio, Plesniak will ...

Animal and biological science highlights: San Antonio Fluid Dynamics Conference, Nov. 23-25

... Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) division of Fluid Dynamics takes place from November 23-25 ... In his talk at the 61st Annual Meeting of the APS division of Fluid Dynamics in San Antonio, Arnold Song, ... In his presentation to the 61st APS division of Fluid Dynamics in San Antonio, Plesniak will ...

L-1 Identity Solutions Selected by the State of New York as the Winning Bidder to Provide Enrollment Services for a Contract Estimated at Up to $250 Million

... to provide enrollment services through the division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). ... of finalization, is with the Enrollment Services division of L-1 and is expected to include two additional ... Decisions The Enrollment Services division of L-1 provides fingerprint-based background ...

New cell division mechanism discovered

... A novel cell division mechanism has been discovered in a microorganism ... University has identified a completely cell division machinery. The discovery was made in Sulfolobus ... is the first time in decades that a novel cell division mechanism has been discovered, and the gene ...

Soil Science Society of America presents 2008 fellows

... Society of America Journal and a past-chair of division S06. He has served on numerous committees and ... watersheds. Lowrance served as Chair for division S-10 Wetland Soils of SSSA and served as an ... as chair of Soil Science Society of America's division S-9 Soil Mineralogy and on numerous other ...

Origin of root offshoots revealed

... should be formed was unknown. Asymmetric cell division The presence of stem cells is very important ... rise to two identical cells, asymmetric cell division produces two different cells: a stem cell that is ... set of genes that control asymmetric cell division and send the signal for the formation of ...

Rong Li Lab probes mechanism of asymmetry in meiotic cell division

... a mechanism that allows for asymmetrical cell division during meiosis in oocytes. By tracking chromosome ... a polar body) resulting from the asymmetric division gets only a minimal amount and subsequently dies. ... periphery, the actin filaments orient the cell division plane so that most of the cytoplasm required to ...

The structure of the Mre11 protein bound to DNA

... journal Cell , John Tainer of the Life Sciences division at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence ... twin Mre11s clamp onto the single helix where its division was halted. The 3' strand is held apart and ... Classen of Berkeley Lab's Physical Biosciences division (PBD) helped develop and is in charge of the MX ...

8 National Medals of Science awardees to be honored at gala, then the White House

... algorithm," and for his contributions to Code division Multiple Access (CDMA) wireless technology that ... QualComm is the recognized pioneer of the Code division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless ... the Ion-Storage Group in the Time and Frequency division at Bolder, CO, his research concentrates on laser ...

L-1 Identity Solutions Awarded New Massachusetts RMV Driver's License Contract Valued at an Estimated $32 Million

... L-1 Secure Credentialing division Contract Includes Enhanced Applicant Verification ... Vehicles (RMV) awarded the Secure Credentialing division of L-1 a new six-year contract to upgrade and ... Business, now a part of the Secure Credentialing division of L-1 Identity Solutions. "We conducted a ...

New method identifies meth hot spots

... the Oregon State Police's Medical Examiner division and the Oregon Public Health Division's Hazardous ... were 1.2 times more likely. The Public Health division documented 43 meth labs in Umatilla County ... total. Multnomah ranked first with 88. The health division emphasized that the numbers are conservative ...

Grant supports emerging field of massive data analysis and visual analytics

... in the Computational Science and Engineering division of the Georgia Tech College of Computing, will ... in the Computational Science and Engineering division of the College of Computing, has experience ... explained Stasko, whose team won the university division of the 2007 Visual Analytics Science and ...

Caltech scientists awarded $20 million to 'Power the Planet'

... Center (CBC), a National Science Foundation (NSF) division of Chemistry program, will help bring this dream ... device. Luis Echegoyen, Director of the NSF division of Chemistry, says, "The division of Chemistry is pleased and excited to establish ...

Adult stem cells activated in mammalian brain

... to turn into another cell type. Asymmetric cell division is the defining characteristic of a stem cell. ... that the only cells undergoing asymmetric cell division were the ependymal cells," Gleason said. Next, they gave a drug to induce cell division in the rats and examined their brains at ...

A study reveals how cells communicate to activate the cell division machinery

... signaling pathways exert control over the cell division machinery through two gene effectors, the ... instruct another gene, E2F, to activate the cell division machinery. All the components were already known ... that is to say, when it is activated the cell division machinery is arrested. Only when Wnt/Wingless ...

72 new members chosen by Academy

... of civil and environmental engineering, division of biological engineering, Massachusetts ... Harvard Medical School, and director, division of neuroscience, Children's Hospital, Boston ... STEVE A.; Dean and Richard C. Atkinson Chair, division of biological sciences, University of California, ...

In nature -- and maybe the corner office -- scientists find that generalists can thrive

... a small business does not have to be defined by a division of labor where every individual has a specific ... theory. Existing biological theories about the division of labor suggest that individual members of a ... current biology literature that leads to complete division of labor. In their design, they relaxed two ...

How molecular muscles help cells divide

... In one-celled organisms like yeast, each cell division yields a new creature. In humans and other multicellular species, cell division creates an adult from an embryo. In fully ... studied aspects of how cells actually make this division the structure of the cellular machinery, how it ...

A tiny pinch from a 'z-ring' helps bacteria cells divide

... from microbiology labs that are studying cell division and then translated these observations into ... to create computer simulations of the cell division process, models that yielded a prediction of the ... lot more force would be required during the cell division process. This information could be used, Sun ...

Gene may hold key to future cancer hope

... cells called Bub 1 is essential for normal cell division to take place; if the gene that generates Bub 1 ... that controls several processes required for cell division to occur, said Dr Stephen Taylor, who led the ... Bub 1 had such a profound effect on cell division at all stages of a cells life - known as the cell ...

Singapore National Science and Technology Awards

... He uncovered novel schemes used to regulate cell division and to maintain chromosome stability in yeast ... screens to identify compounds that could prevent division and induce cell death in cancer cells. The ... the fruit fly to understand how asymmetric cell division is controlled. His findings may potentially lead ...

BIO-key Reports Second Quarter 2007 Results

... gained from the sale of its Fire/EMS services division to ZOLL Data Systems. The second quarter 2007 ... announced the sale of its Fire/EMS Services division to ZOLL Data Systems for $7 million in ... of Aether Systems' Mobile Government division business in 2004. We then applied the proceeds to ...

A unique arrangement for egg cell division

... of the egg cell in the ovary. In a cell division process that is unique to egg cells, half of the ... step in the development of an egg cell is the division of its progenitor cell, the oocyte. Unlike other ... permanent structures. MTOCs only form when the division is about to start and accumulate in the cells ...

Key OSU water research receives national funding

... Okla. In a first to the state of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University's division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will receive $226,890 in ... Resources Research Institute. OWRRI and USGS officials are funding the division study on eastern redcedar encroachment and the water cycle in the ...

Protein that promotes cancer cell growth identified

... the growth signals from epidermal growth factor (EGF) that cause cell division and invasion. The researchers also identified an RXDLL amino acid motif ... exerts EGF signaling through Src. Cancer results from excessive cell division and reduced cell death. A number of cell death proteins are missing from ...

Federal Bureau of Investigation Awards Lockheed Martin Biometric Card Scanning Service Contract

... fingerprint and criminal history system maintained by the FBI CJIS division . With this new contract, the FBI will also be able to automatically ... while creating employment opportunities in West Virginia," added FBI CJIS division Acting Assistant Director Jerome M. Pender. Operations for the ...

Hormone clue to root growth

... for Plant Integrative Biology and Professor of Plant Sciences in the division of Plant and Crop Sciences, said: "We have shown that gibberellin plays a ... has provided 27 million for six specialised centres across the UK. The division of Plant and Crop Sciences at The University of Nottingham is one of the ...
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