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Entrust's New Code-Signing Certificates Enhance Trust in Applications, Software Developers

... ENTU ), achieved with the announcement of Entrust code Signing Certificates. The security expert will ... Management System." The new Entrust code Signing Certificates are used by application and ... application author is authenticated via Entrust code Signing Certificates, enterprises are more ...

High Performance, Low-Cost VoIP Chips Address Critical Performance Issues Such as Echo, Latency, and Packet Loss

... who prefer in-house product development, source code is available, encouraged, and supported. While ... do not allow customers to access source code for the purpose of customization, Adaptive ... size does not fit all. By providing the source code option, Adaptive Digital empowers the ...

New computational technique allows comparison of whole genomes as easily as whole books

... fraction of the gene-containing portion known to code for proteins, which in the human genome is only 1 ... majority of the mammalian genomes do not code for genes, Kim said. Next, they tried the FFP ... most of the bacterial and Archaeal genomes code for genes, as opposed to very little of the ...

Case Western Reserve finds mechanism underlying alt. splicing of premessenger RNA into messenger RNA

... that are caused by mutations in the genetic code that in turn create mistakes in alternative ... of Nilsen's research is that "it's context, not code that's important." He says the current assumption ... genetic code. His team's discovery means that the code is much more complicated than scientists ever ...

Genome of saltwater creature could aid understanding of gene grouping

... HOUSTON (Aug. 20, 2008) The genetic code of a simple saltwater creature could help ... in the journal Nature breaks down the genetic code of Trichoplax , a simple saltwater creature that ... is how common some elements of its genetic code are to other classes of life and how that kind of ...

Scientists find a fingerprint of evolution across the human genome

... only a small fraction of the 3 billion letter DNA code actually instructs cells to manufacture proteins, ... genome, suggesting that while most DNA does not code for proteins, much of it is nonetheless ... This is relatively easy for stretches that code for proteins, where scientists long ago learned ...

Stanford researchers make first direct observation of 3-D molecule folding in real time

... stringy molecule that translates our genetic code into protein-can act a lot like a protein itself. ... can do RNA has the job of copying the genetic code from DNA (transcription), and using that code to build the proteins organisms need to live ...

Evolutionary comparison finds new human genes

... that as organisms evolve, sections of genetic code that do something useful for the organism change ... units, called bases, that make up the genetic code is known. What remains is the identification of the exact location of all the short sections that code for proteins or perform regulatory or other ...

Researchers expand efforts to explore functional landscape of the human genome

... genes, which are the parts of the genome that code for proteins. The protein-coding component of ... human genome. Such features include genes that code for proteins; genes that are transcribed, but do not code for proteins; and pseudogenes, which are DNA ...

US launch of international consultation for new 'responsible nanocode'

... launch of an international consultation on a new code for Responsible Nanotechnology aimed principally ... The Working Group which developed the draft code is now soliciting comments from all types of ... are interested in nanotechnologies. The draft code will be presented at this meeting by Working ...

Baylor researchers unravel mystery of DNA conformation

... DNA also divides at the behest of a special enzyme, making its genetic code readily readable. "Many cellular activities, however, do not involve ... such as replication, transcription and recombination and allows the code to be read. And back to the idea of the "perfect spring" behavior of the ...

DNA template could explain evolutionary shifts

... and even triplicating genes or just shuffling or deleting part of the code within them, said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a recent ... template and makes a strand of complementary DNA to pair to it. Again, the code is A to T and C to G. This process is continuous. On the lagging strand, ...

Scientists sequence genome of the N2-fixing, soil-living bacterium Azotobacter vinelandii

... the three known oxygen-sensitive nitrogenases, as well as the genes that code for other oxygen-sensitive enzymes such as carbon-monoxide dehydrogenase ... The sequence also provided important information on the genes that code for alginate, a polymer that further protects the organism from excess ...

Researchers gain genome-wide insights into patterns of the world's human population structures

... A single nucleotide polymorphism is a genetic variation in which the DNA code differs by only one "letter" in the same DNA sequence from two individuals ... conservatively estimated the set of all of the SNPs, or specific, tiny DNA code differences, matching each of the most informative axes of variation. ...

Story tips From the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory -- May 2009

... A team led by C.S. Chang of New York University recently used the XGC1 code to verify that turbulence in the well-confined edge of plasma in a fusion ... all 150,000 cores of Jaguar and simulate the entire ITER device. The XGC1 code used 20,000 cores, consumed more than 1 million CPU hours and gathered ...

A genomic CluE for cloud computing

... A, C, G, and T. Lined up in a double helix structure, they make up a code that is translated into the proteins that run our body processes. New technology can read this code and compare the genetic makeup of species and organisms. However, the ...

Penn biologists discover how 'silent' mutations influence protein production

... - Biologists at the University of Pennsylvania have revealed a hidden code that determines the expression level of a gene, providing a way to ... bias, the probability that one codon of three adjacent nucleotides will code for one amino acid over another, was previously thought to be the cause ...

New therapeutic strategy could target toxic protein in most patients with Huntington's disease

... nucleotide polymorphism or SNP. A SNP is any place on the genetic code that varies by a single unit. The genetic code is written with four letters, A, C, T, and G, which stand for the four ...

Cracking the species code for plants

... Syria have collaborated in the search for one or more short pieces of DNA code that could eventually be used in an automated fashion to reliably identify ... for use on processed food products and sufficiently variable in their code to allow separation of closely related species. The next step is to test ...

New open-source software permits faster desktop computer simulations of molecular motion

... and desktop computers. This is a boon to MD developers. Converting their code to run on just one GPU product is a challenging project by itself. And ... to take full advantage of the GPU architecture. In fact, the OpenMM code is at the heart of the GPU implementations of the Folding@home project, ...

Medicare coding for maggots and maggot therapy

... supply of maggots should be reported in addition to the wound management code 97602 with CPT supply code 99070, Supplies and materials (except spectacles), provided by the ...

Major source of radon exposure overlooked at former Ohio uranium-processing plant

... in workers. A previous study identified two silos, known by the code name "K-65," as the only source of radon exposure. The silos were located ... source." UC researchers traced the radon to six silos, known by the code name "Q-11," centrally located near a major production area. The silos ...

Broad Institute awarded major grant to bolster epigenomics research

... will aim to transform the understanding of an exquisite control system a code of so-called "epigenetic" cues that specify when and where in the body ... forms and functions. The answer lies mainly in the epigenome, a special code of chemical tags affixed to DNA or to its supporting proteins (known as ...

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

... coding, known as the "Viterbi algorithm," and for his contributions to code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) wireless technology that transformed the ... for digital cellular telephony. QualComm is the recognized pioneer of the code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology, which allows ...

Study reveals surprising details of the evolution of protein translation

... of amino acids on tRNA molecules preceded the refinement of the genetic code into codons, the regions on the messenger RNA that are read by individual ... we believe we make this distinction between the evolution of the genetic code (codon discovery) and the evolution of amino acid charging," Sun said. ...

Scientists discover key patterns in the packaging of genes

... by a particular protein module. Some scientists believe such histone code may determine the activity of a given gene. But, cautions Dr. Zhang, ... pattern, the reality is likely more complex than a universal histone code that predicts exact gene expression level. Nonetheless, the new research ...

EuroDYNA takes lid off the genome

... within the cell to the protein factory called the ribosome, where the code is translated into proteins, or else it interacts with other genes to ... (mitosis). The overall objective is to hand down the correct genetic code to the daughter cells during mitosis, a process so important that a number ...

bioMETRX, Inc. Introduces New Products

... States Test Laboratory (USTL) test(s) as required by California Penal code Sections 12088 and Regulation Section 977.45, Chapter 12.6, Division 1, Title 11, of the California code of Regulations. The VAULT requires its owner to first scan a finger before ...

Yale scientists visualize the machinery of mRNA splicing

... of a crucial self-splicing region of RNA. Genes of higher organisms code for production of proteins through intermediary RNA molecules. But, after ... ready for translation into protein. Stretches of the RNA sequence that code for protein are kept, and the intervening sequences, or introns, are ...

Secrets of cooperation between trees and fungi revealed

... with an international team have succeeded in unravelling the genetic code of the Laccaria bicolor fungus. This new information is crucial to our ... on symbiotic processes of this kind for their growth. Genetic code of symbiotic fungus yields up first secrets An international ...

Genetic material under a magnifying glass

... relative, RNA. Direct sequencing means that the letters of the genetic code are read directly, as if with a magnifying glass. A DNA or RNA strand has ... In contrast, the TERS technique developed by Deckert directly reads the code without chemical agents or detours. It also requires only a single strand ...

Computer-based tool aids research, helps thwart questionable publication practices

... and internal medicine at UT Southwestern who developed the computer code along with his colleagues. Not only does the code identify duplication of key words, but it also compares word proximity and ...

Brain's timing linked with timescales of the natural visual world

... Researchers have long attempted to unravel the cryptic code used by the neurons of the brain to represent our visual world. By ... adapts to changes in the visual scene. They believe cracking the neural code will help other scientists and engineers better communicate with the ....

Genome study shines light on genetic link to height

... searched the human genome for single letter differences in the genetic code that appear more often in tall individuals compared to shorter ... zeroed in on a difference in the HMGA2 gene a C written in the DNA code instead of a T. Inheriting the C-containing copy of the gene often makes ...

ESF EURYI award winner aims to stop cancer cells reading their own DNA

... during cell division. These are responsible for reading the genetic code and making sure it is encoded correctly in the daughter cell. In healthy ... proteins, in effect walks along the DNA double helix reading the genetic code so that it can be copied accurately into new DNA during division. Other ...

Navigating in the ocean of molecules

... can use it to analyse their data themselves," he adds. The researchers have made Scaffold Hunter available free of charge on the Internet. The source code can also be obtained: advanced users can thus adapt the program to their requirements and embark on more targeted explorations of the chemical space. ...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

... average software developers and scientists. ROSE enables users to build their own tools, including defect detection tools to uncover undetected bugs, code optimization tools to maximize program performance and program transformation tools that allow users to easily develop programs for today's fast ...

UAB students' Nintendo Wii CPR earns American Heart Association support

... masses," Rogers said. When completed, the UAB Wii CPR program will become available on the American Heart Association Web site as an open source code download, which would make it free and available to anyone with Internet access. The UAB team says it could complete its program development by early ...

Dogs, humans, put heads together to find cure for brain cancer

... frequently lose one copy of almost the entire length of human chromosome 22. This chromosome is made of almost 50 million base pairs of DNA that code for more than 500 genes. "The dog has been man's best friend for centuries, and now the genome of the dog could well be man's next best friend," ...

Researchers see evidence of memory in the songbird brain

... these included a lot of transcription factors that modulate the activity of other genes. Many other genes were downregulated, including those that code for ion channel proteins, which allow ions to flow into the cell. This could be one way that the brain dampens its response to a powerful stimulus, ...
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