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Association of herpesvirus with lung disorder questioned

...uthors explained. Human herpesvirus 8 infection is associated with Kaposi's sarcoma, a type of cancer most commo...ung, and may lead to heart failure. Some cases are associated with genetic susceptibility, the investigators noted, but the pathogenesis of most cases is not know...

Man and mouse share genome structures

...ology to identify the underlying genetic sequences associated with the tagged chromatin. Next, they teamed up wi...t. "In most of the genome, we see short stretches associated with activated histones," Bernstein said. "However, in the HOX regions, we see huge stretches of gen...

Adding Radiation Therapy To Chemotherapy Improves Survival In Patients With High-risk Breast Cancer

...15-year follow-up found that radiation therapy was associated with improved breast cancer survival but not with ...ion regimen, compared with chemotherapy alone, was associated with improvement in all end points analyzed. This included a 32% reduction in breast cancer mortalit...

Novel Asthma Study Shows Multiple Genetic Input Required; Single-gene Solution Shot Down

...15-year follow-up found that radiation therapy was associated with improved breast cancer survival but not with ...ion regimen, compared with chemotherapy alone, was associated with improvement in all end points analyzed. This included a 32% reduction in breast cancer mortalit...

Scientists ID molecular 'switch' in liver that triggers harmful effects of saturated and trans fats

...ducts, butter, and palm and coconut oils; they are associated with higher risk of coronary disease. The healthier polyunsaturated fats are those that remain liquid at room temperature, such as various types of vegetable oils. Trans-unsaturated fatty acids, or trans fats, are artificially produced solid fats us...

Deficient DNA Repair Capacity Associated With Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer

... in the ability of cells to repair damaged DNA are associated with an increased risk of breast cancer, according...ixes DNA alterations known as bulky DNA adducts is associated with breast cancer risk, Regina M. Santella, Ph.D., of the Columbia University Mailman School of Pub...

Spleen may be source of versatile stem cells

...t thesecells did not produce a protein known to be associated with a cellularcommitment to develop into a particular type of tissue. Without thatcommitment, the splenic cells may be able to differentiate into a widervariety of cells than can adult stem cells from bone marrow, which donot produce Hox11.The resea...

Genes In The Interferon System Important In Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...wo genes inthe interferon system are very strongly associated with the diseaseSLE. One of the genes codes for a so-called thyrosinkinase enzyme,whose function is to convey signals from interferon outside the cellsto the cell nucleus."We found that genetic variants of thyrosinkase protect against SLE. Itprobably...

UCSB scientists probe sea floor venting to gain understanding of early life on Earth

...rst reported manifestation of hydrothermal systems associated with abyssal hills on the flanks of a fast-spreading ridge. "To explain these features, we suggest that abyssal hill hydrothermal venting occurs in frequent bursts, possibly triggered by earthquakes," said Haymon. "Such widespread and oft-repeated p...

Yellowstone microbes fueled by hydrogen, according to U. of Colorado study

... environments."This work presents some interesting associated questions," said JohnSpear, lead author of the report. "Hydrogen is the most abundantelement in the universe. If there is life elsewhere, it could be thathydrogen is its fuel," Spear said. "We've seen evidence of water onMars, and we know that on Ear...

Columbia research lifts major hurdle to gene therapy for cancer

... clinical trials withpatients. Other investigators associated with the PNAS study includeDrs. Zao-zhong Su (research scientist), Devanand Sarkar (associateresearch scientist) and Luni Emdad (postdoctoral research scientist) inDr. Fisher's group; Drs. Gregory J. Duigou (associate researchscientist) and C. S. Ham...

Genome of deadly amoeba shows surprising complexity, evidence of lateral gene transfer

... causes dysentery, a severe diarrhea that is often associated with blood in the feces. Unchecked, the diarrhea associated with the disease can be fatal, especially in children. One field study in Bangladesh found that E. h...

Timing is everything: First step in protein building revealed

...he "start codon." And excessiveamounts of eIF1 are associated with cardiac hypertrophy, or an enlargedheart.While eIF1's role in cardiac hypertrophy remains a mystery, the newdiscovery reveals exactly how eIF1 regulates the ribosome's activity.The research team has demonstrated that eIF1's mere presence on they...

Novel antiviral technology inhibits RSV infection in mice

...cks ofrespiratory syncytial virus (RSV) -- a virus associated with severebronchitis and asthma, an animal study by University of South Floridaresearchers found. The study was reported in the January 2005 issue ofthe journal Nature Medicine.RSV infects lung cells and can be life-threatening in very youngchildren...

Another Look Finds Promising Proteomics Test is Not Biologically Plausible

...econd data set, but “changes in protein expression associated with cancer should affect only a few specific peaks, not the entire spectrum.?/p> Furthermore, the researchers say some of the protein peaks were found in regions of the spectra where, for technical reasons, mass spectrometry cannot be sampling p...

New species from old data

...econd data set, but “changes in protein expression associated with cancer should affect only a few specific peaks, not the entire spectrum.?/p> Furthermore, the researchers say some of the protein peaks were found in regions of the spectra where, for technical reasons, mass spectrometry cannot be sampling p...

Cracking the olfactory code in bees

...econd data set, but “changes in protein expression associated with cancer should affect only a few specific peaks, not the entire spectrum.?/p> Furthermore, the researchers say some of the protein peaks were found in regions of the spectra where, for technical reasons, mass spectrometry cannot be sampling p...

Study Demonstrates Gene Expression Microarrays are Comparable and Reproducible

...ous applications,including identifying novel genes associated with certain cancers,classifying tumors, and predicting patient outcome. So far, though,microarray studies have been performed by individual institutions.Evaluation of the potential clinical use of microarrays may requirelarger studies carried out in...

Signaling protein builds bigger, better bones in mice

...econd data set, but “changes in protein expression associated with cancer should affect only a few specific peaks, not the entire spectrum.?/p> Furthermore, the researchers say some of the protein peaks were found in regions of the spectra where, for technical reasons, mass spectrometry cannot be sampling p...

Newly discovered virus linked to childhood lung disorders and Kawasaki disease

...tractillnesses in infants and children, and may be associated with animportant multi-organ disease whose cause h...worldwidedistribution.That Kawasaki disease may be associated with infection by the newlyidentified New Haven coronavirus was suggested by findings in the Yalegro...

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