Tag: "choke" at biology news
Unexpected lock and key mechanism found for the assembly of tumor blood vessels
...researchers believe that blocking angiogenesis may choke
off a tumor's blood supply and kill the cancerous cell. Varner and her team found that a specific integrin protein called alpha4beta1 was produced at high levels in one part of a developing blood vessel, the interior area called the endothelia. The ...
Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles
...d for the shallow-water (less than 20 meters deep) choke
points of harbor entrances, which often have high levels of ambient noise. Peter J. Stein ( email@example.com ) of New Hampshire-based Science Solutions, Inc. will present the Swimmer Detection Sonar Network (SDSN), designed to be a cost-effective me...