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Award Honors Chicago Cancer Survivor Who Gives Back

... ir c leAwa r d/Awa r d I nfo r m a t ion o r c ontact B e th Buka t a at ... F or m or e info r m a t ion on ASTRO's 51st An n ua l Me eting, pleas ... F or m or e info r m a t ion on r adiation t h er apy, pl e ase v ...

Stanford researcher's discovery of ion channel turns ear on its head

... the Pellegrin Hospital in France found that the ion channels responsible for hearing aren't located ... think the movement opens small pores, called ion channels. As positively charged ions rush into ... scientists still haven't identified the ion channels responsible for this process. To ...

GOCE's 'heart' starts beating

... activated. The satellite's sophisticated electric ion propulsion system was switched on last week and ... The atmospheric drag is compensated for by the ion engine, which is able to deliver between 1 and 20 ... scheduled to start in summer 2009. "With the ion engine and the gradiometer working, we have ...

ChanTest to Highlight Expanded Ion Channel and GPCR Services and Cell Lines, Including FDA Critical Path Safety Profiling Tools at ToxExpo, Booth 3056

... /PRNewswire/ -- ChanTest, the leading expert in ion channels and GPCRs (G-protein coupled receptors) ... ChanTest's growing catalog, comprising 86 ion channel and 48 GPCR cell lines, can be arranged ... house, ChanTest offers its catalog of validated ion channel and GPCR replicating cell lines for sale ...

Innovatech Labs, Assisting Companies in Adhering to Halogen-Free Manufacturing Standards Aimed at Protecting the Environment

... ion Chromatography tests deployed on electronic ... a testing method for measuring halogens using ion chromatography (IPC-TM-650 2.3.41). According ... The residue from the bombing is then tested using ion chromatography to quantify the amounts of ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Waters Corporation for Its Pioneering, High Customer Value Analytical Instrumentation Product, SYNAPT HDMS

... the first commercial instrument that combines ion mobility (IMS) based measurements and separations ... technology to integrate high-efficiency ion mobility within a quadrupole, time-of flight ... dimension of sample separation afforded by ion mobility enables the extraction of more useful ...

Bruker Daltonics Showcasing Novel Proteomics Solutions Based on Mass Spectrometry at the 7th HUPO World Congress 2008

... module for Bruker's HCTultra™ high capacity ion trap. It is based on a novel and compact nCI ... source with increased ETD/PTR reactant ion generation, resulting in rapid, confident ... The high sensitivity SmartBeam™ MALDI ion funnel source has now been coupled with the ...

www.IonAvs.com Offers Ionic Foot Detox Baths Worldwide.

... -- Many are going online to buy the new ion Cell Cleanse foot detox from Alternative Vitality ... Home health shoppers can get the highest quality ion detox Spa at discounted rates from http://www.IonAvs.com . The ion Cell Cleanse is on demand and customers are urged ...

Possible link between different forms of epilepsy found by Carnegie Mellon scientists

... and sporadic epilepsy a disruption in an ion channel called the BK channel. Although BK ... epilepsy are linked to mutations in different ion channels, there has been little overlap between these ion channels and those channels that are affected by ...

Researchers identify proteins making up mechanosensitive ion channels

... two proteins responsible for mechanosensitive ion channel activities in plant roots. Scientists ... Until now, however, the proteins controlling the ion channel response remained a mystery. As the ... stopping the flow. This cross-membrane ion flow has been measured electrophysically, using a ...

The First QPatch HT in China Placed in WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX)

... new diseases. One important class of targets is ion channels that regulate the flow of ions across ... applied gold-standard technique for the study of ion channels. Speed and accuracy of automated patch ... companies working with development of ion channel-based drugs. The newly introduced ...

Video: U.S. Olympic Hopefuls Featured in National Campaign to Combat Childhood Obesity

... airing this week through donated time on NBC, ion Television and the qubo Channel. Each of these ... in children's television, including Scholastic, ion Media Networks, NBC Universal, Corus ... broadcast on NBC Saturday mornings, ion TV network Fridays afternoons and Telemundo ...

Researchers describe mechanisms by which capon gene causes heart rhythm disturbances

... and modify cell-to-cell interactions (calcium ion and potassium ion channels) that control electrical currents. ... by rare congenital disorders that affect the ion channels, but most deaths caused by sudden ...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Product Innovation at PITTCON 2008

... gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) ion trap instruments -- featuring external ... ITQ 700(TM), ITQ 900(TM) and ITQ 1100(TM) ion trap systems are fully upgradeable and provide ... from routine GC/MS to research-grade ion trap MS, these new GC/MS systems address the ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Feb. 13, 2008

... Feb. 18, 2008 Improved polymers for lithium ion batteries pave the way for next generation of ... of bigger, safer, and more powerful lithium ion batteries, according to an article scheduled for ... are already an essential component of lithium ion batteries that power iPods, laptop computers, and ...

Bacterial toxin closes gate on immune response, Penn researchers discover

... the control mechanism of the tunnel, called an ion channel, in immune cell membranes. Shutting down ion channels has long been known to suppress the ... Nature. Immune cells, like other cells, have ion channels in their membranes. When the ...

Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Waters Collaborate on Tissue Imaging Research Using SYNAPT HDMS

... Researchers to Evaluate Use of ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry for Tissue ... Center. "We look forward to evaluating the use of ion mobility for enhanced MALDI imaging combined with ... instrument to incorporate high efficiency ion mobility separation in a dual ionization ...

Revolution in understanding of ion channel regulation

... bubbles may control the opening and closing of ion channels. This new understanding of the channels ... at Rush has produced a new explanation for how ion channels open and close. This discovery provides ... The problem is, if anything goes wrong with these ion channel gates, disease results or, worse death. ...

CombinatoRx and Neuromed Sign Merger Agreement

... clinical development experience, project management driven culture and ion channel inhibitor programs, will enable the potential creation of new ... malignancy program, CRx-601 for Parkinson's disease and Neuromed's ion channel inhibitor programs aimed at pain, epilepsy and other ...

Smoking more than 5 cigarettes a day provokes migraine attacks

... of the neurons that control headaches. Migraine sufferers are born with ion channels in the membrane of the neurons which are much more permeable and ... already known to be responsible for the hyperexcitabilty of these membrane ion channels. ...

New Stem Cell Technology to Improve Drug Safety

... tend to focus on one aspect of heart cell function -- the hERG ion channel. But there are a whole range of other ion channels, as well as ... ReproCELL has developed the QTempo assay to comprehensively screen cardiac ion channels and other factors to significantly reduce the chances of a ...

Grasso leads technical team's response to HHS HIV/AIDS Bureau announcement

... managing partner, Forstmann & Co. Henry A. Hill, general manager of ion Networks said, "We are pleased the award-winning line of ion secure remote management products will be leveraged in this ambitious ...

UT Southwestern researchers discover brain's memory 'buffer' in single cells

... memories are stored when the excitatory amino acid glutamate activates ion channels on nerve cells in the brain to reorganize and strengthen the ... said. "It all fits together." Researchers next plan to identify the ion channel responsible for holding and regenerating a memory trace. Their ...

Slices of living brain tissue are helping scientists identify new stroke therapies

... action. He's testing dibucaine, a local anesthetic known to impact ion channels, which regulate the flow of negatively and positively charged ... Positively charged potassium, for example, normally leaks out through ion channels. With anoxic depolarization, there's too much sodium and too ...

Penn researchers use honeybee venom toxin to develop a new tool for studying hypertension

... toxin so that it can be used as a tool to study the inner workings of ion channels that control heart rate and the recycling of salt in kidneys. In general, ion channels selectively allow the passage of small ions such as sodium, ...

Melvin receives Salivary Research Award

... Rochester in 1987, Dr. Melvin is widely recognized for his studies on ion transport mechanisms underlying fluid secretion. These include studies on ... electrolytes that requires coordinated regulation of multiple water and ion transporters and channel proteins. Additionally, Dr. Melvin has studied ...

Researchers block transmission of malaria in animal tests

... important for all cells All animal and plant cells contain so-called ion channels. These are small pores which allow ions to move in and out ... impermeable cell membrane. The potassium channels are a sub-type of ion channel, found in all cells. Though the function of the potassium channels ...

Scientists ID Brain Pathway That Stops Seizures

... Iowa City Health Care System found that increased acid (pH) activates an ion channel in the brain that shuts down seizure activity. The findings were ... themselves lower brain pH. The modern discovery of an acid-activated ion channel (ASIC1a) in the brain helped the team piece the puzzle together. ...

Angina drug potentially useful against heart rhythm disorders

... it ready for the next contraction, all within milliseconds. Changes to ion channels, whether caused by disease, aging or LQTS, can cause channel ... the timing of the heartbeat. Ranolazine was found to block late sodium ion current in those patients with mutations of the LQT3 type examined in the ...

Popular arthritis drug may disrupt heart rhythm, UB research finds

... Singh, we examined the drugs effect on potassium channels and other ion channels in their models and were struck by the strong inhibition of the ... mechanisms responsible for the drugs action and its effect on other ion channels that play a prominent role in setting the rhythm of the heart. ...

JCI online early table of contents: Jan. 2, 2008

... can really get on your nerves: Local anesthetics interact with the ion channel TRVP1 on neurons Very high concentrations of local anesthetics ... has revealed that lidocaine interacts with neurons through TRVP1, an ion channel that is responsible for activation of the pain-sensing sensory ...

New insights into deadly heart rhythm disorder

... real time by special video cameras. Theyre also studying the membrane ion channels of the heart cells. These are the proteins in the cell membrane ... may alter the proteins in a small but significant way allowing too rapid ion travel into and out of the cell, or slowing it too much. And that could ...

In the Forefront of Research into Protein Folding and Macromolecular Complex Assembly

... means. That's where the Waters SYNAPT HDMS System, and its embedded ion mobility technology, has helped the University of Leeds. "A protein can ... 3-D structures have the same mass and mass-to-charge (m/z) ratio, the ion mobility capability of the SYNAPT HDMS System can separate them and tell ...

Epilepsy genes may cancel each other

... this hypothesis by breeding mice with two defective genes that govern ion channels, tiny pores in cells that allow molecules such as potassium and ... different genes can lead to seizure disorders. In some cases, they encode ion channels that adjust the way neurons fire. Previous work indicated that ...

Research shows how genetic mutation causes epilepsy in infants

... scientists have uncovered that a single gene mutation prevents a specific ion channel from functioning correctly, thus causing excitability which ... in these infants, Dr Petrou said. Interestingly, we also found that the ion channel which carries the mutation is itself naturally protective as it ...

Innovator Award to Berkeley Lab's Joe Gray for improved breast cancer screening

... analyze these molecular signatures by scanning the tissue sample with an ion beam to knock off constituent molecules, which differ by mass; this "secondary ion mass spectrometry" of the tissue section will reveal even single cells ...

Scientists explain how insulin secreting cells maintain their glucose sensitivity

... the insulin-secreting cells maintain an appropriate number of ATP sensing ion channel proteins on their surface. This mechanism, which is described in ... hormone is released from insulin-secreting cells in the pancreas. The ion channel proteins that are regulated by ATP and that transport potassium ...

A drug-sensitive 'traffic cop' tells potassium channels to get lost

... the constant chatter from descending into chaos the activity of these ion channels has to be tightly regulated. One possibility is to issue the ... Salk Institute who led the study. Controlling the surface expression of ion channels with the help of trafficking molecules is a very efficient way to ...

ConvaTec Launches Hydrofiber(R) Technology Web Site

... AQUACEL(R) Ag dressing also provides "on demand" broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity, responding to increased bacterial load with increased silver ion availability.(7,8a,b) Advanced Wound Dressings with Hydrofiber (R) Technology from ConvaTec AQUACEL(R) and AQUACEL(R) Ag ...

UAB researchers draft 3-D protein map to aid stroke, cancer research

... Chemistry . Starting with known cell coordinates, biological structures and other data, UAB researchers focused on a protein called acid-sensing ion channel-1, or ASIC-1. This protein acts as a gateway on the surface of brain cells called neurons. The researchers generated a 3-D computer map of ...
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