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VARI researcher chosen for highly competitive Scholar-in-Training Award

... VARI researchers tested the effect of the BHD gene in two different tubules that are part of the filtration system of the kidney and found initial evidence that one of the tubules may be where BHD originates. In addition to Chen, five other VARI ...

Female Hormones Deter Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

... up blood pressure as the body tries to force the kidneys to get rid of excess salt. Endothelin B (ETB) receptors, found in the blood vessels and tubules of the kidney, are thought to act as gatekeepers, deciding how much salt the body should excrete. "We know from other studies we have done that ...

CSHL scientists discover link between control of chromosome duplication and segregation

... position themselves at opposite ends of the dividing cell. Each centrosome serves as an anchor for a spindle, a complex structure of filament-like tubules that radiates out from each centrosome and connects with special sites called centromeres on the chromosomes. By pulling on the chromosomes, the ...

New study examines the validity of epo testing

... of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, wrote that the physiological background for testing Epo in urine is complex and the handling of Epo by the renal tubules is poorly understood. The high number of false negative results found in the study implies a risk that athletes who use rHuEpo will avoid detection ...

New treatment option studied for bladder cancer

... The most effective drug we have cant be used in some patients, Dr. Coleman says. Bladder cancer, the sixth most common cancer, often obstructs tubules that connect the kidney to the bladder, says Dr. Coleman. While the cancer typically doesnt spread upward, tubule blockage damages the kidneys. ...

Chinese Medicinal Compound Stops Formation of Cysts in Polycystic Kidney

... kidney development, cells lining the kidney tubules continue growing and dividing until they receive ... to stop, the cells lining the fully-formed kidney tubules keep right on subdividing and growing. The result ... growth: uncontrolled growth of cells lining the tubules and the formation of large cysts in the kidneys. ...

Sensitive teeth could become bad memories

... solution which they claim blocks out the dentinal tubules which transmit painful signals to the pulp, the ... that can be filled in to the dentinal tubules thereby blocking out all sensation. Jonathan ... shape of a particle that can fill up the dentinal tubules quite adequately is a 'nanosphere.' They said ...

Infertility is Seen in Men With SLE

... of sperm abnormalities, suggesting severe damage to the seminiferous tubules (the tiny tubes in which sperm are produced) in SLE. ... is a major marker of the function of the cells lining the seminiferous tubules and its higher levels in the group 2 SLE patients suggest testicular ...

Prestigious Wilson Award Goes To Yale Cell Biologist Joel Rosenbaum

... Few had paid attention to the fact that the cells forming the kidney tubules each had a single non-motile “primary” cilium pointing toward the center ... Witman at University of Massachusetts Medical School examined kidney tubules of the PKD mutant mouse with the scanning electron microscope, they found ...

Triptolide: A Potential Drug for Polycystic Kidney Disease

... Academy of Sciences. Over 12 million people worldwide suffer from PKD, a genetic disorder that causes uncontrolled growth of cells lining tubules in the kidneys, and results in the formation of many, large fluid-filled cysts in the kidneys. “Unfortunately, aside from kidney ...

Two Chemical Compounds Restore Healthy Glucose Levels In Obese Mice

... a hypothesis that the key to the obesity-diabetes connection might be found in the endoplasmic reticulum, or ER - a system of folded membranes and tubules in the cytoplasm of cells where proteins and lipids are manufactured, processed, and shipped around the cell. When unusual demands - such as excess ...
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