Some like it hot! Structure of receptor for hot chili pepper and pain revealed
... on TRPV1 found on the nerve cell membrane. TRPV1 is an ion channel, a tiny pore
on the cell membrane that allows chemicals such as calcium to flux in and ... revealed surprising information about its structure. It is made up of a pore
domain embedded in the cell membrane, and a hanging basket of regulatory ...
Nanowire coating for bone implants, stents
... a titanium medical device.
"We can control the length, the height, the pore
openings and the pore
volumes within the nanowire scaffolds" by varying the time, temperature ...
Tanning Beds Get Highest Carcinogen Rating
... in the August issue of The Lancet Oncology .
In June, scientists from nine countries met at the International Agency for Research on Cancer to pore
over data associating tanning beds with the risk of skin cancer.
Their review concluded that the risk of melanoma increases by 75 percent when ...
Orochem Technologies Acquires Oligonet, a Custom Oligo Synthesis Business
... having already been supporting oligonucleotide synthesis establishment with several products that range from synthesis plates to CPG (controlled pore
glass) columns as well as having proprietary technologies for the purification of small and large scale oligonucleotides.
"We saw great synergy ...
After 10 Years A Stronger and More Enhanced Form of Viagra Now Available
... compared to 60 min for the regular 100mg tablets).
Manhattan Scientifics' Patented Microencapsulation Technology
Illustration of a single pore
on the capsule about to release our exclusive Vaiet for absorption.
Here are some comments from Manhattan Scientific, Inc.'s patients on Vaiet ...
Abbott Announces Launch of Next-Generation Embolic Protection System
... to independently reach challenging lesions, a short basket length, significantly improved visibility, an easier-to-use retrieval system, and optimal pore
size and distribution," said D. Christopher Metzger, M.D., FACC, of the Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, Tenn. "These improvements make the ...
Finding May Lead to Vaccine for Traveler's Diarrhea
... the intestinal epithelia of the host. These fibers, which are needed for ETEC infection to take place in the intestines, exit the bacterium through a pore
on the bacterial surface, the researchers explained in a news release from the Boston University School of Medicine.
"Atomic resolution detail ...
April Rain is Protecting Skin with The Launch of Day Rainew
"HydroPeptide®-DR is a multi-dimensional formula that maximizes hydration, rebuilds collagen, reduces wrinkles and fine lines, shrinks pore
size and noticeably firms and lifts skin," said April Zangl, Founder of April Rain Skin Science®. "Day Rainew® adjusts moisture to ...
Portrait(R) Plasma Receives Clearance from the FDA to Treat Acne Scars
... Plasma has been proven
to treat fine lines and deep wrinkles, sun damage, pre-cancerous lesions,
dyschromia and tighten skin. It also improves pore
size, elasticity, and
tone and texture of the face and body.
About Rhytec - The Makers of Portrait Plasma:
Rhytec develops innovative plasma ...
Super Charge the Skin with Murad Vitalic(R) Featuring Energizing Pomegranate Complex(TM)
... this cleanser tightens pores while leaving skin soft and balanced. (5.1 fl. oz., $25.00 retail)
-- Energizing Pomegranate T-Zone pore
Refining Gel keeps pores clear while balancing oily and dry zones to maintain healthy skin. Pomegranate Extract prevents oil oxidation thus ...
CleanRest(R) Announces a Groundbreaking Invention, The World's Cleanest Pillow(TM)
... and select
stores in March 2008.
CleanRest founder, Gary Goldberg created a superior, patented fabric
technology known as MicronOne(TM) where each pore
size in the fabric is
guaranteed to be no larger than one micron, effectively creating a weave so
fine that no harmful micro-toxins or allergens such ...
NeoStrata Research Validates Anti-Aging Benefits of At-Home AHA Peels As Complement to In-Office Non-Invasive Cosmetic Procedures
... in the twice a week protocol perceived younger-looking skin within
four weeks or less, and the majority perceived healthier looking skin and
size. Patients reported at-home peels were well-tolerated and
Supportive at-home products included a PHA cleanser; bionic/PHA or ...
Popular arthritis drug may disrupt heart rhythm, UB research finds
... of the heart.
We are trying to determine whether the drug binds directly to the channels or to some other molecule, and if it acts by blocking the pore
of the channel through which potassium ions travel or by some other mechanism, Singh said.
New Microchip for Protein Sorting
Another advantage of the microchip is that it can have so many different pore
sizes, and unlike gels, it is possible to design an exact pore
size to increase the separation accuracy. That in turn can help ...
Drexel Research in Cytokines Could Treat Sepsis
... not changed much during the last century and only a limited control over pore
size can be achieved.
The U.S./U.K. team has developed a novel ... our technology is its ability to fine-tune the carbon microstructure and pore
size to target a specific application,” says Yury Gogotsi, director of the ...
New Mechanism for Nutrient Uptake Discovered
... Dominique Loqué. "Some are through pore-like protein structures called transporters, which reside at the surface of the cell's outer membrane. Each pore
is capable of transporting nutrients individually, so we were really surprised to find that the pores simply can't act without stimulation from their ...
Bacteriophages may Boost the Effectiveness of Antibiotics
... for example are particularly multi-resistant to antibiotics because they have efflux pump mechanisms that enable them to throw out antibiotics. A pore
in the cell wall would obviously cancel the efflux effect,' Hagens explains.
Pseudomonas bacteria cause pneumonia and are a common cause of ...
Sleepy After A Heavy Lunch? Here's Why
... the researchers found that glucose interferes with the behaviour of orexin neurons, thereby halting flow of signals.
"We have identified the pore
in the membrane of orexin-producing cells that is responsible for the inhibiting effect of glucose. This previously unknown mechanism is so sensitive ...
Treatment of Bacterial Infection Paves the Way to Treat CF Infection
... contributed to the HMS discovery.
Working through a number of pathogenic proteins, ANL protein crystallographer Marianne Cuff saw a bagel-shaped pore
that might be involved in transferring toxins into cells. She deposited the structure of the protein, called Hcp1, into the Protein Data Bank, a ...
Mystery Behind Sleepiness After the Meal Revealed
... awake, and obesity; there is also evidence that orexin neurons play a role in learning, reward-seeking and addiction.
'We have identified the pore
in the membrane of orexin-producing cells that is responsible for the inhibiting effect of glucose.
'This previously unknown mechanism is so ...