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Xylitol To Be Produced By Genetically Engineered E. Coli

...ave developed a genetically engineered bacteria, a modified form of Escherichia coli , which will be used to produce Xylitol on a large scale. This research is being done through a cooperative agreement with zuChem, Inc., of Chicago, and the Biotechnology Research and Development Corporation in Peoria, Ill....

Researchers Find Stem-cell Therapy Effective in Targeting Metastatic Cancer

...ad throughout the body more effectively. They used modified neural stem cells to activate and concentrate chem...ttract neural stem cells. The researchers injected modified neural stem/progenitor cells into immunosuppressed mice that had been given neuroblastoma cells, whi...

Genetically Modified Cells Attack Tumors

...rs have been successfully treated with genetically modified cells that sought out the cancer cells and activat...the brain. The researchers also showed that the modified cells migrated to tumors regardless of how small the tumors were or where they were located in the b...

Stem Cells In Brain Have Potential For Sensing Damage And To Repair

...icular wall lining and succeeded in establishing a modified neural stem cell environment. The scientists have still not deciphered the precise mechanism by which the stem cells carried out the response. "The holes that had formed in the brain ventricular wall had largely been repaired. These adolescent mi...

'Clumping' Protein Linked to Return of Ovarian Cancer

...he functions of NAC-1, the researchers genetically modified cells so they made both NAC-1 and a component of t...ds of natural NAC-1 that is a binding site. In the modified cells, N130 capped off NAC-1 proteins disrupting their ability to bind with each other. This action ...

Researchers Devise Safer Way to Dose Lifesaving Heart Drug

...auman said. "However, dosing methods have not been modified to reflect this change. In the study, we sought to develop a new method to determine the initial dose of digoxin in patients with heart failure." Medical records of adult patients who had a steady state of digoxin concentration in their bloodstrea...

Gene-Altered Foods -Still Not Sure

...ns are still generally uncertain about genetically modified and cloned foods. How the next generation of biote...hat most of them don’t want to do; eat genetically modified or GM food. Few know that over the last five years, almost all of soybean, cotton and more than ha...

Gene-Altered Foods ? Still Not Sure

...ns are still generally uncertain about genetically modified and cloned foods. How the next generation of biote...hat most of them don’t want to do; eat genetically modified or GM food. Few know that over the last five years, almost all of soybean, cotton and more than ha...

Medical Text Takes on an Aussie Style

...can to Australian style and descriptions have been modified to illustrate clinical practice in Australia and New Zealand. Drug names now reflect the terminology used in Australia." Ms Nicol said there were many critical differences between American and Australian medical terminology. "For example epinephr...

Ban On Trans Fats Comes Into Effect From July 1

Trans fats are chemically modified fats rich in cholesterol and known to cause heart disease. They are widely used as a substitute for saturated fats in bakery products//, fried foods like chips, salad dressings and other foods since long. Food prepared using trans fats is also believ...

Enzyme to Boost Effect of Tumor Vaccine

...signed adenoviruses, he and his colleagues put the modified 'super' Akt1 molecule into the dendritic cells. 'A...t of his laboratory. However, he said, it could be modified to attack other tumors as well. Source-Eurekalert MST...

Germ - Chemo Combo Fights Cancer

...ose found in the core of cancer cell clusters. The modified bacteria themselves are relatively harmless, but their unmodified counterparts produce poisons that have killed some humans and cattle when introduced into the bloodstream. “It is not difficult to kill cancer cells. The challenge is killing them wh...

Highly-Concentrated Botulinum Preparation Can Result in Severe Illness

...nalties. The Code of Federal Regulations should be modified to reduce the weight threshold of individual shipments subject to regulation and should require researchers to provide legal documentation of credentials and adequate laboratory facilities prior to shipment of toxin," the authors conclude. Source-N...

Newly Cloned Wheat Gene May Boosts Foods' Nutrient Contents – Says A Researc

...these effects, the researchers created genetically modified wheat lines with reduced levels of the GPC gene by..." Dubcovsky said. "The grains from the genetically modified plants matured several weeks later than the control plants and showed 30 percent less grain protein,...

Regulatory Mechanism for Tumor Suppressor Protein Identified

...nism, but the fact that other proteins are also be modified in the same way is a relatively new observation. Berger believes that scientists will likely find this type of regulatory mechanism at work in many other protein systems over the next few years. Interestingly, only one other study has shown a role f...

Women in the throes of depression portray differences in brain chemistry

...lled the body's "natural painkillers." The drug is modified to allow it to be "seen" by the PET scanner, so that the researchers can create maps of the specific brain areas where the natural mu-opioids are more or less active at any given time. In the new study, the researchers also found that the mu-opioid...

Strong Evidence Suggests Incidence Of Mating Of Ancestors With Neanderthals

...ge or mutation about 37,000 years ago. this gene's modified versions or allele seems to impart an advantage which ensures a fitness in those who possess this allele which is seen in 70% of the population today. This suggests some evidence of mixing of genes 37,000 years ago which could have resulted from the ...

Revolutionary Eye Cancer Treatment

...hen applied directly to the eye, the St. Jude team modified the treatment by combining this molecule with topotecan, a drug also being investigated in the treatment of retinoblastoma. Local delivery of this two-drug targeted treatment was even more effective, reducing tumor size significantly more than the mo...

Antacids also control oral bacteria

...n of bacteria at work – lansoprazole is chemically modified to kick into action, disabling F. nucleatum and preventing it from producing toxins or serving as a landing site. Once the oral environment returns to normal, the lansoprazole simply switches off. "Benzimidazoles aren't just for acid-reflux anymore...

People with early AMD not benefited by Laser Treatment

... 19%. The NEI recently launched AREDS2 to see if a modified combination of vitamins, minerals, and fish oil can further slow the progression of vision loss for AMD. Source-Eurekalert...

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