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Molecular atlas provides new tool for understanding estrogen-fueled breast cancer
...trome" to describe the map they had produced -- an atlas
of all gene segments influenced by the ER. "cis" refers to a DNA segment that regulates a gene's activity in response to a signal from outside the gene (while "trans" refers to a factor that acts on DNA); and "ome" -- from the Greek word for manager ...
Beyond the book: Software automates access to brain atlases
...k and forth from the software, integrate them with atlas
pages, once the exact brain location of the sectio...oses her research images on top of the appropriate atlas
page and then saves the superimposition as a copy. So far, the only users have been researchers in...
Scientists discover new genetic subtypes of common blood cancer
...yeloma cells as possible, creating a comprehensive atlas
of this cancerous genome. First, they used a technique called high-resolution array CGH (comparative genomic hybridization) to analyze samples from 67 newly diagnosed patients provided by Shaughnessy in Arkansas. The CGH technique compared the genom...
Interactive 3-D atlas of mouse brain now available on web
...oratory have just launched a web-based 3-D digital atlas
browser and database of the brain of a popular lab...ata from commonly used inbred mice. The new brain atlas
database consists of 3-D anatomical data from 10 adult male mice of the strain C57BL/6J, and contain...
NIH launches comprehensive effort to explore cancer genomics
...," said NIH Director Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D. "This atlas
of genomic changes will provide new insights into ...ilot will succeed, and we will go on to develop an atlas
that will accelerate cancer research in ways we cannot even imagine today." NCI Deputy Director Ann...
3D Atlas Will Help Navigate The Spinal Cord
...sis Foundation to prepare a three-dimensional (3D) atlas
of the rat spinal cord over the next two years. C...is the rat. There is no comprehensive and accurate atlas
of the rat spinal cord; indeed, the problem is greater: there is no comprehensive structural study o...
Scientists map the world for nature conservation
...graphy, of a world map of plant biodiversity. The atlas
is arranged in 867 zones, known as ecoregions. "This makes the data on the world's plant diversity accessible in accordance with a common geographical standard," explains Gerold Kier, head of the project at Bonn University's Nees Institute for Plant ...
First 'atlas' of key brain genes could speed research on cancer, neurological diseases
...ana-Farber Cancer Institutehave compiled the first atlas
showing the locations of crucial generegulators, or switches that determine how different parts of the braindevelop ?and, in some cases, develop abnormally or malfunction.The scientists say the map will accelerate research on brain tumors andneurolog...