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Carnegie Mellon team makes sequestration recommendations

... new federal regulations that create a uniform regulatory environment. This is the conclusion of a set of ... federal law and agency rules needed to overcome regulatory and legal barriers to large-scale deployment of ... facilities before finalizing many of the regulatory details. For this reason, developing an "adaptive ...

Stanford researchers publish comprehensive model for medical device development

... devices that may be exempt from most regulatory requirements. The five major phases and decision ... of the advent of advanced technologies, stricter regulatory requirements, and the increasing importance of ... and brought to market. The pace at which such regulatory requirements can be met determines when the ...

Trio of signals converge to induce liver and pancreas cell development in the embryo

... along the correct path is provided by genetic regulatory proteins that attach to chromosomes, marking part ... nucleus of every cell must be loosened a bit. The regulatory proteins help with this, exposing a small domain ... progenitor cells to activate genes encoding the regulatory proteins. ...

They are young and need the job: A second chance for dangerous T-cells

... T-cells are very readily reeducated into regulatory T-cells. Under identical conditions, however, ... from blood. Possibly, they could then be used as regulatory T-cells in therapies for autoimmune diseases such ... Some of them are 'reeducated' into so-called regulatory T-cells. While these still possess a T-cell ...

Notre Dame researchers describe new tool for evaluating 'managed relocations'

... harming the new ecosystem, existing and potential regulatory context for translocation, and the social and ... since 2005, Camacho specializes in the study of regulatory innovation in environmental and land use la,w including the adaptation of regulatory institutions in response to climate change. ...

The evolution of gene regulation

... for more detailed studies of the evolution of regulatory systems." ( PNAS Early Edition, 22 Mai 2009) ... minimal use of the proteins. "The evolution of regulatory systems is still barely understood," reports ... may now prove to be an important factor in regulatory development. Many questions are still open, and ...

TB -- hiding in plain sight

... effector T cells but elevated levels of FoxP3+ regulatory T cells in the granulomatous lesions," appears in ... the TB. Instead, granulomas had high numbers of regulatory immune cells. These regulatory cells suppress the immune response, resulting in ...

Symposia selected for Entomological Society of America meeting

... Symposia: Celebrating over 120 Years of regulatory Pest Control: Social, Political, Legal, and ... of Transgenic Crops: The State of the Science regulatory and Extension Network Symposia: Extension and regulatory ProgramsInterfacing and Connecting Science ...

Toward a systems biology map of iron metabolism

... different iron-dependent species, identifying key regulatory points, simulating their response to stimuli, and ... taken the first steps in organizing the complex regulatory networks that control iron into a mathematical ... networks. It can also be used to express gene regulatory networks and other phenomena of interest in ...

Genomatix gets patent for comparative genomics method

... and assignment of functionally corresponding regulatory sequences for orthologous loci in eukaryotic ... of networks of functionally related regulatory DNA sequences in different eukaryotic species. ... promoters, genomic repeats etc.). Annotation of regulatory sequences like promoters and enhancers is a ...

Relationships in rank and file

... certain key regions in DNA that fulfill crucial regulatory functions," explains Soeding. "You can identify these regulatory regions, which are important for a deeper ... alignments and, with it, the identification of regulatory regions. "We believe context-specific methods ...

QSGI Integrates Fujitsu Mag EraSURE Data Degausser into its Suite of Information Technology Security Services

... and ensure best practices for data security and regulatory compliance. The Fujitsu Mag EraSURE degausser ... build best practices for data security and assure regulatory compliance. With a focus on the entire range of ... (DOD) level data destruction, documentation for regulatory compliance, hardware refurbishment with worldwide ...

Caltech researchers help unlock the secrets of gene regulatory networks

... (Caltech) highlight a special feature on gene regulatory networks recently published in the Proceedings ... a new area of systems biology--the study of gene regulatory networks," says Davidson. Gene regulatory networks are the complex networks of gene ...

Single gene lets bacteria jump from host to host

... The strain that colonizes the squid has a regulatory gene that controls other genes that lay down a ... light organ. "During squid colonization, this regulatory gene turns on a suite of genes that allow ... needs to get established in its host. But the regulatory gene that sets the other biofilm genes in motion ...

Krumlauf Lab demonstrates modulation of gene expression by protein coding regions

... studies discovered how expression of the key regulatory protein, encoded by the Hoxa2 gene, is ... has important implications for identifying the regulatory logic contained in mammalian genomes." "Our ... "Additionally, because we now understand that regulatory input from coding regions needs to be considered, ...

High blood sugar's impact on immune system holds clues to improving islet cell transplants

... which mount an immune or autoimmune response and regulatory T cells which suppress attacks. He's obviously ... the immune playing field that gives advantage to regulatory T-cells long enough for the body to accept the ... cells. One reason may be that suppressive regulatory cells recover differently or are less influenced ...

The International Society for Stem Cell Research releases new guidelines

... cell therapy. The ISSCR urges governments and regulatory bodies to enact the recommendations outlined in ... guidelines call for countries without an official regulatory body to develop a way to monitor new stem ... to advise agencies that want to build these regulatory capacities. "Regulators have a responsibility ...

Scientists shed light on evolution of gene regulation

... regions that regulate genes. The team focused on regulatory regions that, when bound to the protein GATA1, ... . Scientists once believed that nearly all DNA regulatory regions would be maintained, or conserved, in the ... bound to specific proteins such as GATA1, DNA regulatory regions influence the expression of genes. But ...

'Junk' DNA proves functional

... dispersed within different species, creating new regulatory sites throughout these genomes. Thus, the set of ... is that DNA segments carrying binding sites for regulatory proteins can, at times, be explosively ... as do the distributed DNA segments which bind the regulatory proteins." Dr. White also added, "This ...

Study finds genetic variant plays role in cleft lip

... cleft lip and palate. The new finding pinpoints a regulatory part of the IRF6 gene that binds to a protein called AP2. This regulatory part controls how much and when the critical IRF6 ... used nonhuman DNA to predict potential regulatory sections around the gene in question. ...

CSHL team traces extensive networks regulating alternative RNA splicing

... are two among many splicing factors--control regulatory networks involving many other genes. These regulatory networks, which are surprisingly extensive and ... Indeed, the experiments confirmed that the regulatory networks that govern the actions of the splicing ...

Scientists find 'redesigned hammer' that forged evolution of pregnancy in mammals

... associated with evolutionary changes in a single regulatory protein, according to a report in Proceedings of ... the evolution of transcription factors separate regulatory proteins may play an active role in the origin ... of mammals, the researchers found that a crucial regulatory link in the evolution of pregnancy involved the ...

MGH researcher Gary Ruvkun named a co-recipient of the Lasker Award

... RNAs are, single-stranded microRNAs bind to regulatory segments of their target genes' RNA and block ... continued collaborating to uncover how the two regulatory genes interacted and made some surprising ... 2000 Ruvkun's team discovered let-7, another tiny regulatory RNA that shuts down its target gene the same way ...

Asthma and other allergies tied to absence of specialized cells

... immune cells that block allergic reactions. These regulatory T cells are manufactured according to ... us from developing allergies is that we make regulatory T cells, which specifically recognize this ... The NYU research shows that Foxp3-directed regulatory T cells (Treg) are produced in the mucosal tissue ...

The 21st century tomato

... it possible to study the numerous pathways and regulatory networkssystems--that operate to produce a ... These associations do not establish causality or regulatory direction, because they are only correlational. ... activity, but metabolites may also have a regulatory effect on gene expression. To begin to define ...

Use of nanomaterials in food packaging poses regulatory challenges

... Safety of Nanomaterials in Food Packaging: The regulatory Process and Key Issues, was a result of an effort ... food packaging applications through the current regulatory system. The regulatory system for food packaging is scientifically ...

NASA scientist James Hansen to speak at July 11 conference on 'Rejuvenating Public Sector Science'

... an agenda for maintaining the independence of regulatory science and protecting scientists from political ... government science to protect the independence of regulatory science and ensure its freedom from the influence ... Climate Crisis Curbing Industry Influence over regulatory Science Protecting Public Sector Scientists ...

Julia Zeitlinger named Pew Scholar

... innovative approaches to the exploration of gene regulatory networks that underlie cellular differentiation, ... Drosophila melanogaster to understand the gene regulatory networks that underlie cellular differentiation. ... this technology, she has demonstrated that gene regulatory networks are often context-dependent and ...

Scientists discover small RNAs that regulate gene expression and protect the genome

... researchers had recognized two classes of regulatory small RNA molecules in fruit flies, each with ... announcing their discovery of a new source of regulatory RNA in mice. Many RNA sequences, such as microRNAs, are flagged as regulatory molecules because they physically fold on ...

Antioxidant users don't live longer, analysis of studies concludes

... in Denmark. We should request that the regulatory authorities dare to regulate the industry without ... I could find nowhere in this report any review of regulatory practices and effectiveness or the evaluation of ... Shao, Ph.D., vice president of scientific and regulatory affairs for the Council for Responsible ...

Strengthening the tumor-fighting ability of T cells

... by a distinct population of T cells known as regulatory T cells. Past attempts to get rid of these regulatory T cells have largely failed, in part because they ... been shown (in culture dishes) to turn off the regulatory T cells, but turn on the killer T cells. When ...

New regulations tighten controls on restricted chemicals

... other chemicals be registered with the Explosives regulatory Division of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) and ... pose the greatest risk, and therefore, require regulatory control. The nine chemicals to be controlled ... expert security and scientific analyses, and this regulatory approach is consistent with the direction being ...

IAEA helps recover stray radioactive sources in Nigeria

... used." At the request of the Nigerian Nuclear regulatory Authority (NNRA), the IAEA assembled a team of ... and assistance to work in concert with a countrys regulatory authority on a case-by-case basis. The IAEAs ... sources. The country established NNRA, its regulatory body, in 2001. ...

Gene Networks in Animal Development and Evolution Feb. 15 and 16

... Colloquium series will hold a meeting on gene regulatory networks. These networks represent the genomic ... The meeting will focus on four areas -- gene regulatory networks that control early embryonic development; gene networks later developmental processes; regulatory processes in complex multigenic systems; and ...

Type 1 diabetes triggered by 'lazy' regulatory T-cells: McGill researchers

... said Dr. Piccirillo, Canada Research Chair in regulatory Lymphocytes of the Immune System, and a leading ... years, its been postulated that non-functional regulatory T-cells are the critical mechanism, and this study proves it. regulatory CD4+ T-cells, whose development and function is ...

Stanford researchers publish review of US medical device regulation

... a comprehensive understanding of the various regulatory requirements and their practical implementation a ... precise scientifically based data about testing, regulatory approval and health-economic evaluation ... at enhancing the efficiency and efficacy of the regulatory process for public benefit. Over the last ...

Physician-scientist urges improved drug regulation to ensure heart safety of non-heart drugs

... Approval NEW YORK (Dec. 28, 2007) -- Current regulatory policies should be strengthened to ensure ... of all drugs' cardiovascular effects and giving regulatory bodies the authority to mandate continuing ... cardiovascular risks were discovered after regulatory approval," says Dr. Borer. "It is clear that ...

Study uncovers clues to cystic fibrosis gene dysfunction and gastrointestinal disease

... Journal, scientists report the discovery of a new regulatory element in a region of the CFTR gene that can ... They also identified three important and active regulatory factors at this site that are known to control ... intestinal CFTR expression and occupation by regulatory factors known as HNF1a, Cdx2 and Tcf4. The ...

Nanotech companies need clear environment and health roadmap to succeed

... from suppliers, trade associations, government regulatory bodies and others to manage risks effectively. ... the latest health and safety information, and regulatory or consensus guidance for these new materials is ... a clear set of rules, a sense of the emerging regulatory landscape, and access to relevant research on ...

FDLI, PEN co-sponsor major conference on nanotechnology

... regulation exists anywhere in the world. Most regulatory agencies remain in an information-gathering ... it comes to nanotechnology, should size make a regulatory difference? Michael Taylor, Research ... Terry L. Medley, Global Director, Corporate regulatory Affairs, DuPont Environment and Sustainable ...
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