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Inexpensive, mass-produced genes core of synthetic biology advances at UH

...e coststhousands of dollars. Thus, the prospect of creating the most primitiveof living organisms, which requires synthesis of several thousandgenes, would be prohibitive, costing millions of dollars and years oftime. The system developed by Gao and her partners employs digitaltechnology similar to that used ...

Study Links Ebola Outbreaks To Animal Carcasses

...read the disease to families and hospital workers, creating the conditions for an epidemic in the process. Between August 2001 and June 2003, researchers noted that wildlife outbreaks occurred prior to five human outbreaks in the same relative locations. During this same period, 98 animal carcasses were disc...

Whole genome fine map of rice completed

...nlimited source of raw materials for gene genesis, creating differences among the grass family. The Chinese Superhybrid Rice Genome Project, initiated by BGI in 2000, focused on the hybrid rice "Liang You Pei Jiu" as the basic research object. The hybrid was developed by the famous rice expert Yuan Longping....

The secret lives of whales

...pioneering a new frontier in whale research ?he is creating a map of global ocean pollution based on skin samples from whales. “Our goal is to determine how badly contaminated oceanic fish are with persistent organic pollutants (POP’s),?says Payne, “What we are working on may be the worst public health crisi...

BRCA1 causes ovarian cancer through indirect, biochemical route

...ris Cancer Center. "The whole project was based on creating a mouse that lacks BRCA1 in only its granulosa cells," Dubeau says. "This collaboration was essential to the project's success." What Dubeau and his colleagues found was that while mutating the BRCA1 gene in granulosa cells did indeed give rise to o...

New Study from Affymetrix Laboratories Points to Changing View of How Genome Works

...s transcribed from distinct regions of the genome, creating a complex pool of overlapping transcription. While the team validated many known protein-coding transcripts that contribute to this complex pool, they also discovered that: Seventy-five percent of all of the RNA that were exclusively found in the n...

First-ever Compounds To Target Only Metastatic Cells Are Highly Effective Against Breast, Prostate, And Colon Cancers

...oan-Kettering Cancer Center, the team went to work creating what's called a "synthetic analogue." "Starting with the basic migrastatin molecule, we cut a piece there, add a piece here," he explained, "and what we ended up with were two compounds -- core macroketone and core macrolactam -- that are about 1,00...

Gene Therapy For Parkinson's Disease Moves Forward In Animals

...halted use of the drug because of safety concerns, creating an outcry from hopeful Parkinson's patients. But ...eat for several years, but then it actually starts creating movement problems,?Mandel said. “Our idea is that instead of taking pills that create detrimental fl...

Development of portable infectious disease detector

...start-up companies were created to makethe goal of creating a "lab-on-a-chip" a reality. However, puttingmicroscopic arrays of channels, pumps and valves to move around minuteamounts of liquid on silicon chips proved to be considerably moredifficult than most of the inventors had expected and the products tha...

Jumping gene helps explain immune system's abilities

...roach to protein building similar tothat of diners creating a meal at a cafeteria, but how the immunesystem's ...genetic sections and reconnects the leftover ones, creating aunique gene (the cellular equivalent of the diner's meal). Snipping outdifferent sections will lead...

UCSD Discovery Shows How Embryonic Stem Cells Perform 'Quality Control' Inspections

...roach to protein building similar tothat of diners creating a meal at a cafeteria, but how the immunesystem's ...genetic sections and reconnects the leftover ones, creating aunique gene (the cellular equivalent of the diner's meal). Snipping outdifferent sections will lead...

New therapy for HIV/AIDS eliminates needles and excessive toxicity

...roach to protein building similar tothat of diners creating a meal at a cafeteria, but how the immunesystem's ...genetic sections and reconnects the leftover ones, creating aunique gene (the cellular equivalent of the diner's meal). Snipping outdifferent sections will lead...

Gene sequencing explains bioremediation 'bug'

...roach to protein building similar tothat of diners creating a meal at a cafeteria, but how the immunesystem's ...genetic sections and reconnects the leftover ones, creating aunique gene (the cellular equivalent of the diner's meal). Snipping outdifferent sections will lead...

New protein discovered by Hebrew University researchers

... and Shoseyov, the SP-1 protein serves toassist in creating a properly folded and functioning structure of otherproteins within the plant's cells. The SP-1 also has the ability toassemble itself into a structure composed of 12 identical units, makingit exceptionally resistant to extreme conditions. These qual...

The death of a very special chimpanzee

... and Shoseyov, the SP-1 protein serves toassist in creating a properly folded and functioning structure of otherproteins within the plant's cells. The SP-1 also has the ability toassemble itself into a structure composed of 12 identical units, makingit exceptionally resistant to extreme conditions. These qual...

Tiny scaffolding allows stem cells to become working fat cells

...iss said. "One ultimate goal of this work might be creating new tissue that could serve either as a temporary substitute while waiting for a donor organ, or even providing a replacement organ." Along with Xihai Kang and Yubing Xie, both postdoctoral fellows in his laboratory, Kniss built a fabric-like carpet...

South America's vast pantanal wetland may become next everglades, UNU experts warn

... is dry half the year and a shallow lake the rest, creating a unique habitat for thousands of species, many endangered, including more than 650 bird species, over 190 species of mammal, 50 reptiles, more than 1,100 butterfly species and 270 fish species. It is also the wintering grounds for a large number of ...

Gene therapy for Parkinson's disease moves forward in animals

...halted use of the drug because of safety concerns, creating an outcry from hopeful Parkinson's patients. But ...eat for several years, but then it actually starts creating movement problems," Mandel said. "Our idea is that instead of taking pills that create detrimental f...

Ophthalmologists Use Artificial Silicon Retina Microchip To Treat Vision Loss

... a portion of the retina from the back of the eye, creating a small pocket in the "subretinal space" just wide enough to accommodate the ASR. The surgeons then enlarge the pocket opening and insert the implant into the subretinal space. Finally, they reseal the retina over the ASR, insert air into the middle...

Ophthalmologists implant five patients with artificial silicon retina microchip

... a portion of the retina from the back of the eye, creating a small pocket in the "subretinal space" just wide enough to accommodate the ASR. The surgeons then enlarge the pocket opening and insert the implant into the subretinal space. Finally, they reseal the retina over the ASR, insert air into the middle...

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