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Discovery of new cause of mental retardation simplifies search for treatments

... is the first time that scientists have found that duplication of a protein leads to mental retardation. The ... research is showing for the first time that the duplication of a chromosome region − whereby proteins ... be designed with which scientists can look for duplication of, and defects in, HSD17B10 and HUWE1. ...

DNA duplication: A mechanism for 'survival of the fittest'

... indicated that, in all of the plants under study, the most recent genome duplication occurred some 65 million years ago - thus, at the time of the last mass ... development of vertebrates and thus of human beings as well. So, genome duplication is probably a universal mechanism that has ensured that the role of our ...

GeoVax Presents Data at AIDS Vaccine 2008 Conference

... scientific plan -- Greater Collaboration: Promoting more efficient, faster ways for researchers to share successes and failures and avoid duplication of efforts. About GeoVax Labs, Inc. GeoVax Labs, Inc. is a biotechnology company, established to develop, manufacture, license and commercialize ...

JCI table of contents: Dec. 3, 2007

... the expression of genes found in platelets and chromosomal duplication. Similarly, megakaryocytes from mice deficient in STAT1 lacked the chromosomal duplication inherent to this cell type. The authors concluded from these results that inflammatory stimulation of STAT1 can lead to thrombocytosis through ...

The Big Differentiator, Training!

... 2. It allows them to retry with an interactive system until they get it right and feel comfortable with the training. 3. It eliminates costly duplication of training efforts. Lastly, remember good training systems should constantly be updated as events in your company change. None of this is cast in ...

The mysteries and the future of Web sites

... skill is a must for all marketing and branding teams, and is essential for corporate image management. The complexities of e-commerce and massive duplication of similar and identical names on the Web have made this a tactical exercise. General branding exercises are not naming analyses. Establish a review ...

Logicalis purchases Solution Technology for $90M

... company. The vast majority of STI's employees will become part of Logicalis; associated staff reductions will only affect positions where there is a duplication of functions. The executive team for the combined companies will include two STI executives, Jeff Teeter, who will become general manager and ...

Lord of the Engines

... The more freely you use them, the more powerful and legit they become. The more the number of search engines, the more the complexity. The size and duplication of records, useless archives and blogs all becoming cyber-blobs, accidentally designed to bury everyone alive in e-commerce. Wheres Robin Hood when ...

The black hole of corporate branding

... identical logos, designs, packaging, adverts and particularly the expensive taglines. Originality and guts to lead are in great scarcity. The age of duplication is now upon us. The branding and design industry is equally dumbfounded during this meltdown of their services. The future looks pretty dark. ...

UW-Madison awarded $20 million grant for protein research

... to get it established in the market," Bulleit said. UW-Madison will be also be working closely with the NIH and the other nine stations to avoid duplication of research. Fox said over the next five years NIH representatives will be making regular visits to the university to receive updates. "This type ...

When will the Internet be divided among nations?

... introduction of various splits, there would be dozens of different types of internets, each addressing its own marketing and communication goals. The duplication and multiplication would make usage extremely complex, as if changing from a countryside drive to a maze of 20-lane highways, each with its own ...

State defensive on new Oracle contract

... to as the Integrated Business Information System, or IBIS, will provide much-needed consolidation. He said it will save money by eliminating duplication and allowing the state to better use its buying power. Documents Evaluation committee report Dale Cattanach's independent report ...

Joining the wiki wacki world

... be replacing or supplementing Intranet sites according to multiple sources. A wiki allows for participatory contributions without the costly duplication and version control challenges that occur with e-mail or other online document exchange methodologies. The wiki also becomes a collaborative work ...

Madison's PunchStock acquired by Getty Images

... for Getty Images, said the company will be working on an integration plan over the next several weeks, and it anticipates there will be duplication and overlap. Getty Images reported quarterly revenues of $212.6 million in the first quarter of 2006. Related story A Ruby amid computer ...

FERMENTATION BASICS

... 2.1. Classification of microorganisms The kingdom Protista comprises unicellular organisms capable of self duplication or of directing their own replication. Prokaryotes do not possess a true nucleus or a nuclear membrane, whereas eukaryotes have a nucleus ...

Rapid detection of genomic duplications and deletions using the Agilent 2100 bioanalyzer

... DNA sequence is altered, (ii) changes of order e.g. translocations and inversions, and (iii) quantitative changes, involving the deletion or duplication of a stretch of DNA. Sequencing has long been the gold standard for qualitative changes, and fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) and ...

Unique DNA Polymerase Formulation Excels in a Broad Range of PCR Applications

... assay. 1 The Herculase formulation exhibits an average error rate of 2.8 x 10 -6 mutation frequency per base pair per duplication ( Table 2 ). In side-by-side comparisons, the error rate of the Herculase formulation was found to be 2.1-fold higher than the ...

Randomize Gene Sequences with New PCR Mutagenesis Kit

... selected and sequenced. Figure 5 shows a plot of mutation frequency (number of mutations per kb) as a function of target duplication number. As expected, mutation frequency increased with decreasing template concentration (increasing d value). For the lacZ ...

Comparing Fidelity and Performance of Proofreading PCR Enzymes

... same high fidelity as cloned Pfu DNA polymerase. 4 DNA polymerase fidelity is expressed as error ratethe mutation frequency per base pair per duplication (MF/bp/d). When determining polymerase error rates in PCR-based assays, mutation frequencies [# mutants/total # clones] must be normalized with ...
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