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W.M. Keck Foundation funds study of friendly microbes

...apidly and accurately classified. A large publicly accessible database will be established that provides detailed molecular information about the gut ecosystem for researchers. A second aspect of the project aims to directly identify the products of bacterial metabolism in the intestine. The goal is to charact...

Growth in the sea comes down to a struggle for iron

...on, but most of it stays locked up in minerals, as accessible to microorganisms as the gold in Fort Knox. Bacteria and fungi have learned to scavenge some of this iron by building a trap. They create molecules called siderophores that are able to lock up iron. And in many cases, only the organism that built the...

UCLA Study Shows One-Third of Drug Ads in Medical Journals Do Not Contain References Supporting Medical Claims

...were being used to substantiate the claims and how accessible these were to physicians who may want to verify the research findings," said lead author Dr. Richelle Cooper, assistant clinical professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Two UCLA investigators independently...

Tiny particles could solve billion-dollar problem

...oparticles, 100 percent of the palladium atoms are accessible for reaction. "We've documented the efficiency of these catalysts in breaking down TCE, and the next step is engineering a system that will allow us to get at the polluted groundwater," said Joe Hughes, professor of civil and environmental engineeri...

UW's Rosetta software to unlock secrets of many human proteins

...me.The information will be entered into a publicly accessible database,which scientists can then use to conduct research into new drugs andtreatments.Rosetta works by virtually folding protein sequences into thousands ofpossible shapes, based on certain protein folding "rules" known byscientists. These rules ar...

Researchers find how protein allows insects to detect and respond to pheromones

...me.The information will be entered into a publicly accessible database,which scientists can then use to conduct research into new drugs andtreatments.Rosetta works by virtually folding protein sequences into thousands ofpossible shapes, based on certain protein folding "rules" known byscientists. These rules ar...

Combination therapy boosts effectiveness of telomere-directed cancer cell death

...edtankyrase 1 that is involved in making telomeres accessible totelomerase. The researchers found that both tankyrase 1 activity andtelomere shortening decrease the effects of telomerase inhibitors.Importantly, tankyrase inhibition enhanced telomere shortening upontreatment with a telomerase inhibitor and accel...

GATA: a graphic alignment tool for comparative sequence analysis

...edtankyrase 1 that is involved in making telomeres accessible totelomerase. The researchers found that both tankyrase 1 activity andtelomere shortening decrease the effects of telomerase inhibitors.Importantly, tankyrase inhibition enhanced telomere shortening upontreatment with a telomerase inhibitor and accel...

Yale Scientists Find MicroRNA Regulates Ras Cancer Gene

...ing five years. The lungs, however, are relatively accessible for inhalation of potential gene therapy agents. "While this is not likely to cure the cancer," said Slack, "after diagnosis, gene therapy with let-7 may be a way to alleviate or slow it down." This work arose from Slack's basic research in the depa...

First 'atlas' of key brain genes could speed research on cancer, neurological diseases

...or Atlas, has beenplaced online where it is freely accessible to researchers studyingbrain development and disorders.To compile the atlas, the investigators first sifted through databasesof information from the Human Genome Project, singling out all genes inthe mouse that appeared to be transcription factors: t...

Open microfluidic and nanofluidic systems

...amounts of liquids and chemical reagents. Directly accessible surface channels, which can be fabricated by avail...ine variable amounts of liquid; and they should be accessible in such a way that one can add and extract liquid in a convenient manner. An appealing design princ...

PANTHER Protein Classification System Database 5.0

... representing biological pathways in a way that is accessible notonly to bench biologists, but also to computational biologists. TheCellDesigner software immensely simplifies the task of capturing anddisplaying detailed pathway data,?added Dr. Thomas.“This collaboration has been a terrific experience that has p...

Newly Discovered Compound Blocks Known Cancer-Causing Protein

...ts that will create a national network of publicly accessible small molecule facilities and make them available to researchers nationwide. Duke University has filed a patent application for cysmethynil, Casey said, and intends to shepherd it through the first steps of drug development by testing the compound i...

Agilent Technologies releases automated literature search tool for biology researchers

...Cytoscape makes automatic literature mining freely accessible to the public, with an algorithmic approach that i...lationships being looked for. The plug-in searches accessible databases and generates a computational representation of gene/protein associations grouped into a n...

RNA project to create language for scientists worldwide

...tion for each motif. The consortium's work will be accessible on the Web to the various RNA research communities using servers hosted at BGSU. Some researchers focus on the sequences of RNA molecules, while others study their 3-dimensional structures. A major focus of the project will be to integrate the datab...

Self-assembled nano-sized probes allow Penn researchers to see tumors through flesh and skin

...e, as such technology will be less costly and more accessible than MRI-based methods and free of the harmful side effects associated with radioactivity. In this imaging system, the flourophores can also be tuned to respond to different wavelengths of near-infrared light. This sets the stage for using emissive p...

Expression Project for Oncology (expO) completes first phase of standardized gene expression analyses

...intellectual property restriction. "This publicly accessible gene expression clinical database of patient specimens will fuel and accelerate clinically meaningful and scientifically valid research into better prognostic tests, new diagnostics, targeted therapies, predictive therapeutic strategies and potential...

Pulsating ultrasound enhances gene therapy for tumors

...is non-invasive and can treat any area of the body accessible by ultrasound, the exceptions being the lungs and bones. Additional advantages of pulsed-HIFU include no scarring, limited blood loss and infections, reduced risk of other complications, shortened recovery time, significant reduction in costs and the...

NIH Calls on Scientists to Speed Public Release of Research Publications

...lished results of NIH-funded research more readily accessible to the public, health care providers, educators, and scientists. Beginning May 2, 2005, the policy requests that NIH-funded scientists submit an electronic version of the author's final manuscript, upon acceptance for publication, resulting from res...

WHO Warns Of Increased Risk Of Vector-borne Diseases In Tsunami-affected Areas

...staff being trained on the job. WHO is also making accessible insecticide-treated bed-nets, vector control supplies, and equipment for larviciding and fogging with insecticides as a stopgap measure. In addition, health workers are starting to involve the community to clean up the Aedes mosquito breeding sites i...

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