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Structure of DNA-modifying enzyme In Small Pox Determined

...e that had been expressed in bacterial cells, they bound the enzyme to short segments of DNA that contained the viral topoisomerase's specific recognition sequence. They then determined the three-dimensional structure of the topoisomerase-DNA complex using X-ray crystallography. One of the primary differe...

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever hits Turkey

... experts more cases of the Ebola-like disease are bound to be reported. By 4 August, 242 cases of this disease were reported. .Six provinces in the Black Sea and Central Anatolia region: Tokat, Sivas, Gumushane, Amasya, Yozagat and Corum have been affected by this disease. According to the authorities, n...

Penn Researchers Throw Light on the Structure Of Smallpox Virus Protein

...e that had been expressed in bacterial cells, they bound the enzyme to short segments of DNA that contained the viral topoisomerase's specific recognition sequence. They then determined the three-dimensional structure of the topoisomerase-DNA complex using X-ray crystallography. One of the primary diff...

High Blood Sugar Increases Dementia Risk

...xygen-bearing protein in red blood cells – that is bound to glucose. Unlike the standard diabetic blood sugar test, which measures blood sugar at the moment of testing, glycosylated hemoglobin is considered an accurate measure of blood sugar levels over the course of two to four months preceding the test. ...

Viread To Retail In India For $1

...priced at over $1,200 per year, the new pricing is bound to come as a relief. Viread (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) is on its way to becoming the frontrunner drug across Europe for HIV/AIDS due to its low toxicity and resistance levels observed in patients. The tablet-a-day dosage of the drug also helps...

Monoclonal Antibody based system for Anthrax detection

...olated from these immunized mice. These antibodies bound exclusively to the surface molecule of Bacillus anthracis. They did not bind to other bacteria closely related to B. anthracis. Seeberger hoped that a highly sensitive anthrax diagnostic system and new vaccines would be based on this new antibody. ...

Scientists Review Loeys-Dietz Syndrome in the Largest Ever Study to date

...ized domains - dubbed kinase domains -- that, when bound by TGF-beta, add a chemical phosphate group to molecules that set in motion a domino-like effect within the cell to activate other chemical reactions that eventually lead to changes in cellular growth or movement or activity. Nearly all Loeys-Dietz...

Pharmacists to take over Treatment of Long-Term Illnesses

... they should visit their GP or pharmacist was also bound to come forth. As per the new reforms, patients would still go to their GP for diagnosis but could then be referred to a high-street chemist for regular follow-up treatment and advice. In addition some pharmacists will also be offered further t...

Awake or not?

...d methods of bedside diagnosis. These findings are bound to raise hopes for tens of thousands of families caring for unresponsive, brain-damaged patients around the world — whether those hopes are justified or not, experts said. Dr. James Bernat, a professor of neurology at the Dartmouth Medical School,...

Seaweed to fight Obesity!

...perly absorbed in its natural form as it is firmly bound to proteins in the seaweed. A slimming tablet based on fucoxanthin may take 3 –5 years to hit the market, said Dr Kazuo Miyashita and his team. Many varieties of brown seaweed show the presence of this compound in high concentrations. However, gr...

Leeds Hospitals to Outsource Medical Transcription Work to India

...where English is not the first language. There are bound to be errors." Dave Prentis, general secretary of trade union Unison alleged serious mistakes had been uncovered at hospitals, which had already tried sending work abroad. Leeds East MP George Mudie said: "I am very worried about the security of ...

Virus Can Mutate lethally With Help Of Carbohydrates

...late. However, one of the mutant MVMp viruses also bound to an additional glycan and that one was associated with the more dangerous MVMi strain. She said, “A single amino-acid change in the virus' protein shell changes how it can grip the cell, making it more deadly. Actually, the affinity is reduced, s...

$67m to Tackle Obesity

... is set up and strongly started, the commitment is bound to be there. He says that while the government is indeed doing the right thing people's attitudes also have to change. The message has been repeated many times and Shape concedes that there is a danger the public might turn off the healthy message....

Alcoholics Anonymous: A Blessing For The Addicted

...tion that reduce or remove alcohol consumption are bound to offer some beneficial reduction in aggregate violent incidents – in this case, mortality." Researchers used Statistics Canada data to gather Ontario-specific information on per capita total alcohol consumption – breaking out consumption of beer,...

FDA Approves Vectibix for Colorectal Cancer

...red to Ertibux and also costs 20% less. Amgen is bound to conduct trials wherein the drug is given to patients at an earlier stage and the survival rate is assessed, the FDA said. Analysts predict that this will be a marketing battle, which will see more doctors using panitumamab, thanks to Amgen's dyn...

NHS duped by Foreigners? IVF treatments Drain NHS Finances

...retary Mr Lansley said: "Of course the NHS is duty bound to provide emergency care, but how can things like IVF treatment qualify as an emergency?" Katharine Murphy of the Patients' Association, said: "One wonders how these people could have slipped through the system to obtain IVF on the NHS. It is not ...

Fumes for Thought-to Ban or Not to Ban Smoking in France

...nce from the public at large who were not hitherto bound by any stringent laws according to the Associated Press. United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, and Spain are the other European countries that have positively implemented a ban on smoking. SR...

Basis for Nerve fiber Damage in Multiple Sclerosis Discovered

...f B-cell antibodies on lesions and in spinal fluid bound to two specific enzymes – GAPDH and TPI. These two enzymes are essential for efficient energy production. The researchers believe that the binding of these antibodies to these enzymes – GAPDH, in particular – may lower the amounts of ATP – the chemi...

Testosterone Levels in Men Decline Over Past Two Decades

...rone (unbound to proteins) and testosterone weakly bound to proteins (especially albumin); as its name implies, it is available to tissues to support various functions within the body. The NERI team carefully analyzed the data to compare men of similar ages during each phase of the study. After accountin...

A New Option For AIDS Treatment - Radioimmunotherapy

...at the grafts were not rejected. The researchers bound radioactive particles such as bismuth 213 and rhenium 188 , to the antibodies and injected them into some of the mice. These antibodies target a molecule known as GP41, specific to the HIV virus carrying cells, and deliver the radiation slowly. A...

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