Facile synthesis of nanoparticles with multiple functions advanced in Singapore
IBN researchers have developed a protocol to transfer
metal ions from an aqueous solution to an organic ... chemical complexes from a mixture.
At IBN, the transfer
of the metal ions from the aqueous phase to the ... organic phase. This technique may be applied to transfer
a wide range of transition metal ions from water. ...
Single thawed embryo transfer after PGD does not affect pregnancy rates
... that a strategy of elective single embryo transfer
in good prognosis patients seeking PGD, backed by ... specialists have not applied a single embryo transfer
policy to PGD for inherited genetic disorders ... Khalaf and his colleagues offered single embryo transfer
together with freezing of surplus blastocysts to ...
Cancer-causing protein can also help fight the tumors it causes
... have found that Ras has the ability to transfer
from cancer cells into immune cells such as t-cells a transfer
that may be the key to creating new drugs to ... cancer itself
The idea that proteins can transfer
between cells challenges the original theory of ...
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona researchers first to clone mice in Spain
... 12 May, 3 June and 10 June. By means of nuclear transfer
techniques, scientist collected mature oocytes, ... to an increase in the success rate of nuclear transfer
cloning, currently situated at approximately 1% ... to the oocyte cytoplasm. Its use in nuclear transfer
processes however is very recent. It was first ...
Design input accelerates new technologies' route to market
... will bring teams of designers into the technology transfer
offices of universities to help scientists and ...
Dr Susan Huxtable, Director of Technology transfer
at The University of Nottingham, said: "We are ... research, said: "Until now, technology transfer
offices have not routinely employed designers to ...
A genomic CluE for cloud computing
... of cloud computing outweigh the costs of data transfer
The massive amounts of data ... genome may take a significant amount of time to transfer
over the internet. This, in addition to the data ...
"Even if the analysis doesn't take long, the transfer
may take forever and cost too much to make whole ...
Orientation of antenna protein in photosynthetic bacteria described
... bacterium, a key find in the process of energy transfer
Robert Blankenship, Ph.D., ... the reaction center, where all the electron transfer
chemistry takes place.
Most of the absorption of ... The wavelike characteristic of this energy transfer
process can explain its extreme efficiency, in ...
Therapeutic cloning gets a boost with new research findings
... in a cloning process called somatic cell nuclear transfer
(SCNT). This made researchers wonder if cloning ... is remote that the cell chosen to be cloned will transfer
a genetic mutation to its cloned offspring. Therefore, the bottleneck effect limits the transfer
of mutations from donor cells to cloned ....
Magnetic nanoparticles navigate therapeutic genes through the body
... dramatically increase the efficiency of the gene transfer
in comparison to the non-magnetic method.
... nanoparticles can support or even enable gene transfer
under clinically relevant experimental ... look at the underlying mechanism of magnetic gene transfer
was taken by the quantification of the magnetic ...
New insights into a leading poultry disease and its risks to human health
... into harmful pathogens by their ability to transfer
from their own host bacteria into new recipient ... of plasmid pAPEC-1 and testing the mechanism of transfer
of pAPEC-1, Mellata and her team have discovered ... to another. This system consists of hijacking the transfer
machinery of other helper plasmids present in the ...
NYU scientists discover dangerous new method for bacterial toxin transfer
... have discovered a new way for bacteria to transfer
toxic genes to unrelated bacterial species, a ... known to gain antibiotic resistance through the transfer
of plasmids, extra-chromosomal pieces of DNA that ... the lab, the researchers showed that Staph could transfer
genes for deadly toxic shock to Listeria ...
Sulfurous ping-pong in the urinary tract
of information is a basic property of biological systems. Common examples include transfer
of genetic information or nerve impulses.
... surprising that ETH Zurich researchers studying transfer
processes among sulfurylated molecules discovered ...
Forced evolution: Can we mutate viruses to death?
... the roles that recombination and horizontal gene transfer
play in the evolution of viruses and bacteria," ... If the mutation, recombination or horizontal gene transfer
rates are too high, the system delocalizes and ... the mutation, recombination and horizontal gene transfer
rates are known.
Without theoretical tools ...
Herbicide-resistant grape could revitalize Midwest wine industry
... to use the bacterial gene and began in 2002 to transfer
it to a grape that would ultimately be resistant ... genetic engineering techniques in order to transfer
the gene to grape cells. "Selecting the ... assisted in all aspects of the gene transfer
and Margaret Norton oversaw all of the tissue ...
Study reveals surprising details of the evolution of protein translation
... CHAMPAIGN A new study of transfer
RNA, a molecule that delivers amino acids to the ... researchers report that the dual functions of transfer
RNA (reading the genetic blueprint for a protein, ... translation in the sequence and structure of transfer
"Structure is highly conserved, ...
Open access to large-scale drug discovery data
... Institute (EMBL-EBI) to support the transfer
of a large collection of information on the ... we will continue to use these resources."
will empower academia to participate in the first ... Trust has chosen to support this particular transfer
with sufficient long-term funding."
Should embryos with a hereditary disorder be transferred if no unaffected embryos are available?
... without the targeted condition are available for transfer
and the parents request that affected embryos ... concerned, doctors should, as a general rule, not transfer
affected embryos where no non-affected ones are ... it is inconceivable that doctors would agree to transfer
these embryos as it would be at odds with their ...
Study shows single insecticide application can kill 3 cockroach generations
... of cockroaches as they feed off of each other and transfer
the poison, according to Purdue University ... also may have three-generation horizontal transfer
In the first transfer
of the insecticide from a dying adult to the ...
New paradigm for cell-specific gene delivery
... have discovered a new way to limit gene transfer
and expression to specific tissues in animals. ... in blood vessels of living animals to direct gene transfer
and expression specifically to smooth muscle ... studied, but as yet their low efficiency in gene transfer
and lack of cell-specific targeting and ...
Researchers observe spontaneous 'ratcheting' of single ribosome molecules
... of amino acids in the protein. Another molecule, transfer
RNA (tRNA) is uniquely qualified to read this ... do so only within the confines of the ribosome. transfer
RNAs bring individual amino acids into the ... Taekjip Ha used fluorescence resonance energy transfer
(FRET) to observe in real time the movement of ...
Research measures movement of nanomaterials in simple model food chain
... passed up a model food chain and if so, did the transfer
lead to a significant amount of bioaccumulation ... and that dietary intake is one way that transfer
can occur. The researchers noted that, "Some care ...
"Our findings showed that although trophic transfer
of quantum dots did take place in this simple ...
Statistics are insufficient for study of proteins' signal system
... that it was possible to demonstrate signal transfer
in proteins using statistical methods. In an ... property of proteins is their ability to transfer
signals both within and between proteins. It is known, for example, that such signal transfer
is vital to haemoglobin, which transports oxygen ...
VeCommerce's Voice Biometrics Wins Challenge
... profile. The "account owner" used that
profile to transfer
funds successfully from the account on a ... to have anyone else at the
conference try to transfer
funds from that account, in essence ... site can use their own voices to
authenticate the transfer
of funds on the mock banking site.
Crew oxygen for ISS loaded on Jules Verne
... fuelling operations, Jules Verne Automated transfer
Vehicle has also been successfully loaded with ... the launch campaign of the Jules Verne Automated transfer
Vehicle (ATV) has intensified with the month-long ... is leak-proof, they connected the oxygen tank to transfer
the gas, said Dominique Siruguet, ESA ATV ...
Microbial fuel cells turn on the juice
... for a bacterial community with improved electron transfer
in anode biofilms, thereby increasing the electron transfer
rate. In addition, he plans to work with a ... use operating conditions to manipulate electron transfer
in anode chambers.
Anheuser-Busch is ...
Changing environment organizes genetic structure
... conditions are taken as givens: horizontal gene transfer
(HGT) and a changing environment. Like modular ... generation, through sexual reproduction. Bacteria transfer
genes vertically via conjugation. HGT allows ... between species, even in cases where vertical transfer
is physically impossible.
Though scientists ...
In-vitro fertilization improved with 3-D/4-D-guided embryo transfer and new placement target
... in-vitro fertilization using 3D/4D-guided embryo transfer
at the Southern California Reproductive Center ... of the physicians, and the 3D/4D-guided embryo transfer
technique was adopted as the standard operating ... doctors to more effectively individualize embryo transfer
and improve the pregnancy rate.
With the new ...
Methods for gene transfer in stem cells featured in Cold Spring Harbor Protocols
... Vectors derived from retroviruses are useful tools for long-term gene transfer
because they allow stable integration of transgenes and propagation into ... DNA transposons offer an effective, alternative method for nonviral gene transfer
that avoids the safety concerns associated with viral vectors. Use of the ...
New insights into health and environmental effects of carbon nanoparticles
... flies transferred nanoparticles to other flies, and realized that such transfer
could also occur between flies and humans in the future. The transfer
involved very low levels of nanoparticles, which did not have adverse ...
Agricultural research key to food security
... upon overcoming
two obstacles: The North-South gap, which delays the transfer
of technologies to the developing world, and the gap between developing ... more closely with their counterparts in the North, to develop technology transfer
initiatives, and with policy-makers in their own countries, to convince ...
Female human embryos adjust the balance of X chromosomes before implantation
... implications for the laboratory cultures that embryos are grown in before transfer
to a woman's womb during fertility treatment, as well as for embryo stem ... publication showed that the sex ratio of children born after blastocyst transfer
in IVF/ICSI treatments is altered in favour of males. As a result of our ...
Partnership to accelerate Trudeau Institute discoveries to patient care
... agreement between the two organizations, HRI will provide technology transfer
services to Trudeau, including market evaluation, intellectual property ... with access to HRI professional staff and resources both in technology transfer
and sponsored research management. HRI brings a well-developed network of ...
Pliable proteins keep photosynthesis on the light path
... assembled, allowing the group to make a figurative 'movie' of the energy transfer
events of photosynthesis.
The current research study began when Paul R. ... these measurements, but she was able to figure out why."
"The electron transfer
driving force can be determined by either the properties of the metal ...
Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone
... aspect of probe design and operation, from power consumption and data transfer
rate to image formation algorithms. As a result, it is now possible to ... this application. The caregiver would only have to do a one-minute scan, transfer
the data captured to the clinic, and the results would come back to the ...
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev signs collaborative contract with Bayer CropScience
... renowned journal.
Signed between BGN Technologies the technology transfer
company of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Bayer CropScience, the ... world leader in arid zone research.
BGN Technologies is the Technology transfer
Company of Ben-Gurion University, responsible for the commercialization of ...
Breakthrough made in energy efficiency, use of waste heat
... What makes the technology unique is the use of microchannel heat transfer
components and an efficient "vapor expander" to provide high heat transfer
rates and smaller, lighter and more efficient heat exchangers.
Biologists solve mystery of black wolves
... North America in just a few hundred years, they say. They suspect the transfer
took place sometime before the arrival of Europeans to North America and ... dogs there is no precedent for it. Moreover, for whatever reason, the transfer
of the black coat-color gene from dogs to wolves and its success in the ...
Research model may one day 'inoculate' elderly against slip-related falls
... the researchers wanted to see whether training on the platform could transfer
to prevent a fall on a slippery floor.
Dr. Pai, who teaches in the ... training slip on the platform.
The trained subjects were able to transfer
the skill and avoid a fall on the slippery floor because they were better ...
Energy Biosciences Institue named "Deal of Distinction" by tech-transfer group
... Executives Society, an organization of U.S. and Canadian technology transfer
The annual Deal of Distinction awards, announced Oct. ... agreements that are clearly written and "permit intellectual property transfer
at fair value," thereby speeding the flow of research from the laboratory ...
Genetic evidence for avian influenza movement from Asia to North America via wild birds
... research effort to understand the role of migratory birds in the transfer
of avian influenza viruses between Asia and North America, scientists with ... some previous research has led to speculation that intercontinental transfer
of avian influenza viruses from Asia to North America via wild birds is ...