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DNA Software, Inc. Awarded $2.5 M in NIH Funding to Develop Pioneering Nucleic Acid-based Technologies

... tools, sells molecular biology software, offers structural biology services, and provides advanced ... is a shortage of corresponding 3-dimensional (3D) structural information. As a result, there is a lack of structural understanding of the mechanism of the vast ...

Photos: FDA Approves 12-Month Labeling Update for EVOLENCE(R) Collagen-Based Facial Filler

... the next generation facial filler, an innovative structural agent that replaces the collagen we lose over ... the body's lost collagen, adding volume and structural support in depleted areas, for a more naturally ... : EVOLENCE(R) is an advanced collagen-based structural dermal filler that provides long-lasting ...

Professors Raphael Haftka and C. T. Sun to receive AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes Jr. Award

... of the 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, held May 4-7, ... to and demonstrated promotion of the field of structural mechanics over an extended period of time ... two textbooks and several hundred papers on structural and multidisciplinary optimization, and has ...

Professors Raphael Haftka and C. T. Sun to receive AIAA-ASC James H. Starnes, Jr. Award

... of the 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, held May 4-7, ... to and demonstrated promotion of the field of structural mechanics over an extended period of time ... two textbooks and several hundred papers on structural and multidisciplinary optimization, and has ...

Intradigm Receives Notice of Allowance for Key RNA Interference (RNAi) Patent Covering Potent siRNA Sequence

... development: target sequences, delivery and structural features. This breadth of intellectual property ... sequences, siRNA delivery technology and siRNA structural motifs. We believe this breadth of coverage ... RNAi therapeutics platform consisting of structural features for next-generation RNAi molecules, ...

Serica Technologies Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for SeriScaffold(TM) Technology for Soft Tissue Repair

... About Serica's Biomaterials The body's structural tissue can be destroyed, removed or weakened due ... be bioresorbed at slower rates than other common structural proteins, such as collagen, as well as other ... and reconstructive plastic surgery and other structural tissue repair needs, and drug delivery ...

Virginia Tech engineers investigate energy independent monitoring system for bridges

... continuous, energy independent monitoring of the structural integrity of U.S. bridges. The National ... provide continuously updated information on the structural health of the remaining bridges. The proposed ... make assessments and predictions of the bridge's structural integrity on the basis of continuously updated ...

Intradigm Closes Final Tranche of $21.4 Million Series B Financing

... delivery, proprietary siRNA sequences and novel structural features for RNAi molecules, makes the company an ... therapeutics platform consisting of structural features for next-generation RNAi molecules, ... University of Massachusetts , which covers broad structural features of siRNA design for more potent ...

Intradigm Announces Issuance of Key Patent Related to Enhancing Efficacy and Potency of RNAi Therapeutics

... activity of an RNAi agent through certain structural modifications in various cell types, including ... disclosing efficacy-enhancing methods and structural elements of RNAi therapeutics that Intradigm has ... patents and pending applications broadly covers structural features for a next generation of RNAi ...

Serica Technologies Receives ISO Certification, Meets International Standards for Medical Device Manufacturing

... About Serica's Biomaterials The body's structural tissue can be destroyed, removed or weakened due ... be bioresorbed at slower rates than other common structural proteins, such as collagen, to enable optimal ... and reconstructive plastic surgery and other structural tissue repair needs, and drug ...

Engineering nanoparticles for maximum strength

... the shells. "Essentially we're investigating structural hierarchy, which is known to play an important ... high stress and strain is a direct result of structural hierarchy: the small grain size gives high ... a path toward much greater possible advances in structural materials at a range of scales." ...

CRELUX and ProQinase establish joint crystal-grade kinase protein and structures platform

... CRELUX has used its state-of-the-art structural biology platform to solve more than 250 crystal ... process. Straightforward availability of structural data at an early stage of the drug development ... around times, facilitating affordable access to structural information. ProQinase GmbH ( www.proqinase.com ...

Femtogram-level chemical measurements now possible, U. of I. team reports

... and convenient technique that combines nanoscale structural measurements and chemical identification has been ... have demonstrated a method for simultaneous structural and chemical characterization of samples at the ... will help bridge the gap between nanoscale structural analysis and conventional molecular spectroscopy, ...

Nanotechnology innovation may revolutionize gene detection in a single cell

... is a researcher in the fast-moving field known as structural DNA nanotechnology that assembles the molecule ... ASU team to develop a way to use structural DNA nanotechnology to target the chemical ... demonstrations, said Lindsay. The field of structural DNA nanotechnology has recently seen much ...

454 sequencing uncovers significant genetic variation

... method enables researchers to analyze genome-wide structural variations (SV), the gross changes to the genetic ... "Paired-End Mapping Reveals Extensive Genomic structural Variation in Humans," appears online (ahead of ... However, the study published today suggests that structural variation is responsible for a larger number of ...

Individual differences caused by shuffled chunks of DNA in the human genome

... to single point mutations than to the presence of structural changes that cause extended segments of the human ... individuals, many regions in the genome show structural variation. This study was designed to fill in the ... and to create a technology to rapidly identify structural variations between genomes at very high ...

454 Sequencing(TM): Science Paper Suggests That Structural Variation Plays an Important Role in Genetic Variation

... method enables researchers to analyze genome-wide structural variations (SV), the gross changes to the genetic ... Mapping Reveals Extensive Genomic structural Variation in Humans," appears online (ahead of ... However, the study published today suggests that structural variation is responsible for a larger number ...

Heart disease: Research off the beating patch

... for them to thrive in. Scar tissue offers poor blood supply and weak structural support for new cells to attach, survive and grow. Our patch offers just what cardiac muscle cells need: structural support, increased blood supply and chemicals secreted by the supporting ...

New and Updated Online Tutorials for dbGaP, GAD, and DGV from OpenHelix

... traits, and DGV or Database of Genomic Variants, catalogs and displays structural variation in the human genome. These three new tutorials in conjunction ... existing one DGV   to browse and search through DGV's structural variant data how to find, understand and link to more genomic ...

Researchers enlist DNA to bring carbon nanotubes' promise closer to reality

... narrow cylinders of graphite with a broad range of electronic, thermal and structural properties that vary according to the tubes' shape and structure. This ... conducted at DuPont by Tu and Zheng, while Manohar and Jagota developed structural models using molecular simulations. "The interesting discovery made by ...

It's Not Just the Sun: deCODE Discovers Sequence Variants Affecting Susceptibility to Skin Cancer

... potentially damaging alteration to the KRT5 protein, which supports the structural integrity of the skin. Those with one copy of the variant are at more than ... programs, which leverage the company's expertise in chemistry and structural biology, include DG041, an antiplatelet compound being developed for the ...

ATS Medical Announces Participation in the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgeons

... and marketing of innovative products and services for the treatment of structural heart disease. ATS Medical serves the cardiac surgery community by ... from cardiac arrhythmias, the largest and fastest growing form of structural heart disease in populations over 60 years of age. The ATS Medical web ...

Scientists determine the structure of highly efficient light-harvesting molecules in green bacteria

... between atomic nuclei in a sample and, ultimately, to acquire structural information about the molecules of interest. "The NMR data revealed to ... chlorophyll molecules. The cryo-electron microscopy pictures showed gross structural details and distances, and the NMR results allowed us to quantify these ...

Zenobia Therapeutics Successfully Completes Initial Phase of Its Service Agreement With Syntonix Pharmaceuticals

... agreement, Syntonix gains access to Zenobia's technology and expertise in structural biology, crystallization and X-ray structure determination. Zenobia ... Zenobia provides a commercial fragment library and access to their structural biology, crystallography and fragment-based lead discovery expertise ...

Fitter frames: Nanotubes boost structural integrity of composites

... is that epoxy composites can be brittle, which is detrimental to its structural integrity. Professor Nikhil Koratkar, of Rensselaer's Department of ... hardness, and strength of the epoxy composite, which is very important for structural applications." Koratkar said the aircraft, boat, and automobile ...

Catalyst Biosciences Expands Scientific Advisory Board With Leading Experts in Protease Therapeutic Discovery and Development

... in a diverse group of fields, including proteases, protein engineering, structural biology, cellular enzymatic pathways, blood clotting and clotting ... UCSF. Professor Fletterick is a world-renowned researcher in the area of structural biology. His laboratory focuses on the determination of high-resolution ...

Bionovo Announces 2008 Highlights and Year-End Financial Results

... American Society of Pharmacognosy 4th Interim Meeting, describing the structural elucidation of active estrogen receptor beta selective compounds from VG101, Bionovo's drug candidate for vaginal atrophy. This structural elucidation is key to the development of the drug candidate's mechanism of ...

ATS Medical Announces Formation of Cryoablation Surgical Advisory Board

... and marketing of innovative products and services for the treatment of structural heart disease. ATS Medical serves the cardiac surgery community by ... from cardiac arrhythmias, the largest and fastest growing form of structural heart disease in populations over 60 years of age. The ATS Medical web ...

Rising H9N2 Influenza Replikin Count Has Doubled That of H5N1

... thus provide, to our knowledge, the first quantitative measures of virus structural change ever shown to correlate with and to precede virus outbreaks. Cycles ... on 12/30/2008. With this new ability to obtain advance virus structural information on coming outbreaks, the rapid (7 day) production of specific ...

Jubilant and BioLeap Announce New Partnership in Drug Discovery

... to companies engaged in rational drug design in therapeutic areas where structural Biology plays a key role, which includes but is not limited to any of the ... specializing in multiple disciplines including biology, chemistry, structural biology, pharmacology, molecular modeling, crystallography and information ...

Research Published in Nature Medicine Shows Disruption of Chemokine Interactions Inhibits Atherosclerosis in Mice

... the RANTES protein. CKEY2 was shown to be stable and formed the secondary structural motif found in RANTES when stabilized by disulfide bridged cysteines at ... receptors as novel functional receptors for MIF. Identification of structural motifs for high affinity binding of MIF to its target receptors ( Weber et ...

deCODE genetics Announces Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... strategy. deCODE has utilized its capabilities in medicinal chemistry, structural biology and human genetics to develop product and intellectual property ... programs, which leverage the company's expertise in chemistry and structural biology, include DG041, an antiplatelet compound being developed for the ...

Updated Online Tutorials for DBTSS, Pfam and PDB

... Markov models and PDB is a repository for a tremendous collection of structural information about proteins and other macromolecular structures. These ... the results pages how to access various tools to visualize and examine structural details To find out more about these and other tutorial suites visit ...

Bio-Pharma Industry Improves Patient Outcomes Through Continuing Medical Education (CME)

... medical education (CME) in North America and Europe? -- What structural forms are used to deploy CME, optimize budgets & best deliver content? ... topics gathered in this report are: -- Geographic delivery of CME -- structural management of CME -- CME investment budgets for North America -- CME ...

AMDL, Inc. Announces Strategic Realignment

... work to: -- Establish the IVD division for DR-70 with a structural platform for funding the division through a potential joint-venture ... business; -- Establish the Cancer Therapeutics division with a structural platform for funding the division through a potential joint-venture ...

Scientists grow 'nanonets' able to snare added energy transfer

... creating a material that is extremely thin yet maintains its complexity, a structural design large or long enough to efficiently transfer an electrical charge. ... area," said Wang. "The goal was to increase surface area and maintain the structural integrity of the material without sacrificing surface area and thereby ...

Aerospace engineer earns Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ralph Powe Junior Faculty Award

... to develop fluidic flexible matrix composites, which are new material and structural systems that have the unique ability to change modulus on demand. "I ... structures, smart materials, bio-inspired systems and materials, and structural dynamics and control. He aspires to create state-of-the-art ...

Penn researchers demonstrate a flexible, 1-step assembly of nanoscale structures

... and the observed pattern. This model allows for the manipulation of the structural details of the membrane to tailor the elastic distortions and generate a ... much as the joints in railways and bridges expand and contract to maintain structural integrity in response to changes in moisture and temperature. Because ...

Study reveals principles behind stability and electronic properties of gold nanoclusters

... adjacent metal atoms," said Whetten. With the experimentally determined structural coordinates, an international team of researchers from Georgia Tech, ... "V-shaped" long units, creating a "divide and protect" composition. The structural prediction was recently confirmed by another group's experimental work. ...

New map IDs the core of the human brain

... these analyses revealed a single highly and densely connected structural core in the brain of all participants. "We found that the core, the ... now it hasn't been clear why." The researchers then asked whether the structural connections of the brain in fact shape its dynamic activity, Sporns said. ...
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