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Scientists restore movement to paralyzed limbs through artificial brain-muscle connections

... In this case, electrodes implanted in the motor cortex were connected via external circuitry to a ... Here, the researchers discovered that any motor cortex cell, regardless of whether it had been ... able to establish a connection between the motor cortex and sites in the spinal cord below the injury, ...

Discovery of 'creator' gene for cerebral cortex points to potential stem cell treatments

... only during the stage when the developing cortex is made up of stem cells, not before or after. In ... to become the hippocampus, the oldest part of the cortex in evolutionary terms and a major memory center of the brain. Lhx2s role in cerebral cortex development has far-reaching implications in the ...

Practice makes perfect -- motor memory possible for neuroprosthetic control

... used a mathematical model, or "decoder." The decoder, analogous to a simplified spinal cord, translated the signals from the brain's motor cortex into movement of the cursor. It took about four to five days of practice for the monkeys to master precise control of the cursor. Once they did, ...

Delcath Adds Senior Pharmaceutical Professional to Its Board of Directors

... Inc. (Nasdaq: DCTH ) today announced the appointment of Roger G. Stoll, Ph.D. to Delcath's Board of Directors. Dr. Stoll is Executive Chairman of cortex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Amex: COR ), a biotechnology company specializing in the treatment of central nervous system disorders. (Logo: ...

World Market for Biotechnology Reagents to Reach $32.5 Billion by 2012, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

... include Abbott Diagnostics, Applied Biosystems, Beckman Coulter Inc., Becton Dickinson and Company, Biomerieux SA, Chemicon International Inc., cortex Biochem Inc., EMD Biosciences Inc., GE Healthcare, Invitrogen Corporation, Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, PerkinElmer Inc., Promega Corporation, Roche ...

RTXC Kernel Awareness Module from Quadros Systems Now Available for Keil Vision Debugger

... RTXCflashfile and the four-box logo are trademarks of Quadros Systems, Inc. ARM and RealView are registered trademarks of ARM Limited. ARM7, ARM9, cortex and Keil are trademarks of ARM Limited. All other brands or product names are the property of their respective holders. "ARM" is used to ...

New map IDs the core of the human brain

... -- An international team of researchers has created the first complete high-resolution map of how millions of neural fibers in the human cerebral cortex -- the outer layer of the brain responsible for higher level thinking -- connect and communicate. Their groundbreaking work identified a single ...

NeuroFocus Chief Science Advisor Wins Humboldt Prize

... of the frontal cortex in orchestrating human behavior and the recent discovery that ultra fast brain oscillations track behavior in the human cortex that earned him nomination and selection as a 2008 Humboldt Research Award winner. In announcing the Award to Dr. Knight, the Foundation cited that ...

Quantitation of GAD67 Gene Expression in Prefrontal Cortex of Schizophrenia Patients Using the iCycler iQ Detection System and Molecular Beacons, Rev A

... of a specific area of the cerebral cortex the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex represents one of the central features of the ... 1999) also suggests that prefrontal cortex dysfunction may be related to abnormalities in ...

SUPERIOR RNA FOR DEMANDING APPLICATIONS

... Human Frontal cortex Total RNA 50 g ... Human Occipital cortex Total RNA 50 g ... Human Parietal cortex Total RNA 50 g ...

Improving RNA Amplification

... HeLa S3 cells (HeLa) and human inferior temporal cortex (brain) were amplified. Yields (g) ... (200 ng) from human inferior temporal cortex (brain) was amplified and incubated ... source, either inferior temporal cortex from human brain (brain) or ...

Efficient DNA transfection of primary CNS neurons using TransMessenger Transfection Reagent

... neurons using CryoCells from rat brain cortex (QBM Cell Science, www.qbmcellscience.com ), ... CryoCells, Rat Brain cortex (QBM Cell Science) were cultured according to ... CryoCells from rat brain cortex can be used to generate high-quality cultures ...

Tissue Specificity for Mutation Parallels Tissue Specificity for Cancer

... mutation induction in the kidney after TDBP treatment is highest in the cortex layer and less in the outer and inner medulla (de Boer, et al., in preparation). Tumors, however, do not arise in the cortex but in the outer medulla layer. This and other findings indicate that ...

Biolistic Transfection of Organotypic Brain Slices

... Slice Culture Preparation Under sterile conditions, 400 m-thick coronal slices of postnatal day 14 (P14) ferret and P0-P5 rat cortex are prepared as described elsewhere (McAllister, Lo, and Katz, 1995). We use a short-term interface culture system described ...

The Bio-Rad Silver Stain, Rev E

... 30. Heydorn WE et al., Effect of desmethylimipramine and reserpine on the concentration of specific proteins in the parietal cortex and the hippocampus of rats as analyzed by two-dimensional gel electrophoresis, J Pharmacol Exp Ther 229, 622628 (1984) ...

Prepare siRNA and miRNA Probes in Just 1 Hour

... Brain. In situ hybridization was performed on coronal mouse forebrain sections. In situ hybridized cells in the mouse brain cortex (A,B,D,E; 20X magnification) and the head of the caudate nucleus (C,F; 40X magnification) are indicated by arrows. ...
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