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Purdue proves concept of using nano-materials for drug discovery

...ks. The Center for Membrane Protein Biotechnology combines a diverse range of researchers, from engineers to chemists, and pharmaceutical scientists to physicists. The research is supported by the Bindley Bioscience Center, which is part of Discovery Park, Purdue's hub for interdisciplinary research. ...

Scientists discover the cellular roots of graying hair

...ytes, which manufacture and store the pigment that combines withhair-making cells called keratinocytes to color the hair, arespecialized cells spawned by colorless melanocyte stem cells. Thesecells were discovered by Nishimura in 2002.A pool of undifferentiated melanocyte stem cells resides in the hairfollicl...

Fundamental Finding Yields Insight into Stem Cells, Cancer; Opens Door to Drug Discovery

...ytes, which manufacture and store the pigment that combines withhair-making cells called keratinocytes to color the hair, arespecialized cells spawned by colorless melanocyte stem cells. Thesecells were discovered by Nishimura in 2002.A pool of undifferentiated melanocyte stem cells resides in the hairfollicl...

Weizmann Institute scientists develop a new approach for directing treatment to metastasized prostate cancer in the bones.

...ytes, which manufacture and store the pigment that combines withhair-making cells called keratinocytes to color the hair, arespecialized cells spawned by colorless melanocyte stem cells. Thesecells were discovered by Nishimura in 2002.A pool of undifferentiated melanocyte stem cells resides in the hairfollicl...

MSI releases 'moleculizer' - a new approach to simulation of intracellular biochemical networks

...s an independent nonprofit researchlaboratory that combines genomic experimentation with computermodeling. Work at MSI aims to weave physics, engineering, computerscience, and mathematics together with biology and chemistry to enableprecise, quantitative, prediction of the future behaviors of biologicalsystem...

The BIOS Initiative - open source biotechnology is born

...for a new innovation system for old challenges. It combines astute use of intellectual property, informatics, new biological sciences, and the unique human element that Internet communication now provides" says Jefferson. ...

New Treatment Rivals Chemotherapy For Lymphoma, Study Finds

... name is tositumomab and iodine I 131 tositumomab, combines an antibody that seeks out cancer cells, and a radioactive form of the element iodine. When injected, it travels like a guided missile through the bloodstream to bind to a protein found on the surface of the cancerous cells. The radiation zaps these ...

Special Imaging Study Shows Failing Hearts Are 'Energy Starved'

...the study, the researchers used an MRI device that combines conventional magnetic resonance imaging with spectroscopy to provide not only images of the anatomy, but also direct measurements of the concentrations of various important biochemicals and their chemical reaction rates within the cells of various ti...

New Drugs For Bad Bugs: UF Approach Could Bolster Antibiotic Arsenal

...earchers have devised a patent-pending method that combines testing of various drug concentrations at the site...s are working on an approach known as PK/PD, which combines principles of pharmacokinetics, or an analysis of drug concentrations in the body, and pharmacodynam...

Study reveals dramatic difference between breast cancers in US and Africa

...rica and their relationship to breast cancer. She combines expertise in cancer risk and genetics with a close African connection. Olopade grew up in Nigeria, retains close ties with cancer specialists there and returns frequently to teach, for research -- and to visit. She worked with Nigerian researcher Fra...

Brown-Harvard team solves mobile DNA's surgical sleight-of-hand

...rger ?used X-ray crystallography, a technique that combines strong X-rays and sophisticated computer software, to create a 3-D digital image of λ-INT caught in the act of carrying out site-specific recombination. In complementary experiments carried out at Brown and published recently in the Proceedings of t...

TGen awarded $7.1 million to accelerate brain disease research

... Neuroscience Blueprint institutes. The consortium combines technology resources from TGen, Duke University in Durham, NC, and the University of California in Los Angeles. Because of the consortium's success and an expanding need for consortium services in neuroscience, a fourth research center, Yale Universi...

Microscopic brain imaging in the palm of your hand

...cts. The method, called two-photon microendoscopy, combines a pair of powerful optical and mechanical techniques into one device that fits in the palm of the hand. The results appear in the September 1, 2005 issue of Optics Letters, a journal published by the Optical Society of America. Researchers want to i...

Gene therapy to lower blood pressure just enough

...al vector developed by O'Malley and his colleagues combines a special kind of adenovirus altered so it does not produce disease connected to a gene regulatory system turned on by the drug mifepristone. Using this vector, O'Malley and his colleagues were able to introduce the ANP gene into the cells of mice. ...

The synapse is a shotgun

...er simulation of synaptic function. The simulation combines 3-D electron microscope maps with computer simulation and physiological measurements from real neurons. Their in silico modeling indicates that the synapse may behave more like a shotgun than a rifle when it comes to firing the neurotransmitters invo...

Team of international scientists departs today to discover the unknown in China's Himalayan region

...on Everest attraction, a high-speed adventure that combines a roller coaster-like thrill with the mysterious legends of the Himalayan region. Expedition Everest will open in 2006 in the Asia section of the park. Discovery Networks will accompany CI and Disney to document the expedition's journey, tracking sc...

York scientists warn of dramatic impact of climate change on Africa

... effect of evolution on chromosomes ?the programme combines different variables in lots of different ways and the bad fits are knocked out, leaving the best solutions." The York team collaborated with the Nees Institute for Biodiversity of Plants in Bonn and the South African National Biodiversity Institute ...

Opiate cocktail may spare cells from morphine's dark side

..., the authors propose that an opiate cocktail that combines morphine with small doses of methadone would increase the effectiveness of morphine for the treatment of chronic pain. He, L., and Whistler, J.L. (2005). An Opiate Cocktail that Reduces Morphine Tolerance and Dependence. DOI 10.1016/j.cub.2005.04.05...

New gene scanning technology marks a major advance in disease research

...n at large. Their method, called meltMADGE, which combines thermal ramp electrophoresis with microplate array diagonal gel electrophoresis (MADGE), enables significantly higher levels of scanning at a fraction of the cost. Using the Southampton technique a network of British medical researchers from the Uni...

Making plant cells work like miniature factories

..."Mass Spectrometric Imaging of Plant Metabolites," combines the analytical chemistry expertise of Ames Laboratory with the strength of ISU's Plant Sciences Institute. Yeung, who is also a distinguished professor of chemistry at ISU, is internationally recognized for his work in developing separation and detec...

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