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W.M. Keck Foundation funds study of friendly microbes

...accurately classified. A large publicly accessible database will be established that provides detailed molecular information about the gut ecosystem for researchers. A second aspect of the project aims to directly identify the products of bacterial metabolism in the intestine. The goal is to characterize pre...

New, automated tool successfully classifies and relates proteins in unprecedented way

...oaches is that they have to beassigned manually by database curators, and this is often notconsistent between different curators," said Murphy.Murphy and his colleagues are currently amassing more protein imagedata using CD Tagging so that they can refine their approach further.They are also working on ways t...

A much-needed shot in the arm for HIV vaccine development

...pipeline, improvements in animal models, a growing database fromclinical trials, and the availability of new quantitative laboratorytools that make comparisons among vaccine studies feasible." What isneeded, they argue, is a way of tying all of these opportunitiestogether, and their plan provides a model for ...

New Technique for Tracking Gene Regulators

... this case the inventory isn’t cans of food butthe database of the human, mouse, or rat genome sequences. And becausethe scientists know that each of these tags lies within, at most, 500to 1,500 bases of a CREB-binding site, they are able to search theregion around the specific locations for CREB binding sequ...

The BIOS Initiative - open source biotechnology is born

...MBIA has also just added the INPADOC patent status database to its free online service, now allowing any searchers to know the dynamic status of patent applications and patents in over 40 countries. "This expansion is part of our ongoing effort to restore transparency and trust in patent systems that are ofte...

PANTHER Protein Classification System Database 5.0

... announcedthe latest release of the PANTHER?system database of protein families,subfamilies, functions and pat...ogical processes, and pathways. The PANTHER system database ispublicly available without restriction athttp://panther.appliedbiosystems.com.Today’s announcement...

Examination of internal 'wiring' of yeast, worm, and fly reveals conserved circuits

...in PNAS was made possible with yet another type of database called the Database of Interacting Proteins. That repository contains the results of tens of thousands of laboratory measurements of physical interactions of proteins in more than 100 species. Ideker and his colleagues developed a computerized tool c...

UF Researchers Map Bacterial Proteins That Cause Tooth Loss

...spectrometry measurements were fed into a computer database to create a computational model of the P. gingivalis proteome, resulting in a surprising find. “Some of the proteins we previously thought were important when they were expressed in the lab proved not to be when the organism is in an environment tha...

Expression Project for Oncology (expO) completes first phase of standardized gene expression analyses

...f the nation’s first and eventually largest public database dedicated to standardized gene expression data. Th..."This publicly accessible gene expression clinical database of patient specimens will fuel and accelerate clinically meaningful and scientifically valid researc...

Not-for-profit publishers call NIH public access rule a missed opportunity

...e to those seeking medical research results than a database of NIH-funded manuscripts can provide. This public-private partnership would be much less costly to NIH and would avoid the confusion that would result from publishing two different versions of the same article--an unedited version on PubMed Central ...

Alaskan puzzles, monitoring provide insight about North Pacific salmon runs

...d new techniques for sampling and help make the UW database available through the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation's Salmon Rivers Observatory Network. The UW has collected information since 1946, more than a decade before Alaska even became a state. At that time, salmon biology was poorly understood. There...

Low level of extinction during ice age linked to adaptability

...-fossilized during the Paleozoic. He constructed a database that charted latitudinal patterns of evolution and extinction through the late Paleozoic. "This database is the first ever; no other database of this kind exists for any interval of geologic time, from whi...

GeneNotes - A novel information management software for biologists

...nteractions, with even more being unknown, tons of database with tons of information... and your job is to make sense of this puzzle in a biologically meaningfull way. Applications are being developped to make it all easier, leaving the fun part : biology! GeneNotes is one of them; I didn't have time to try i...

Roche clinical trial registry and results database launched

...ching a public clinical trial registry and results database using an independent host, CenterWatch. On www.roc...sible protocol registry and clinical trial results database today. Transparency has always been and continues to be a priority for us. In January, we announced ...

Agilent Technologies releases probe sequence, annotation information for all its commercial gene expression microarrays

...said Michael Waters, Ph.D., assistant director for database development of the NCT. "The availability of these sequences will be of great benefit to the microarray bioinformatics community and to databases such as the NCT's CEBS as we seek to make high-quality toxicogenomics data sets publicly available." Th...

Virus-host interactions at sea effect global photosynthesis

...said Michael Waters, Ph.D., assistant director for database development of the NCT. "The availability of these sequences will be of great benefit to the microarray bioinformatics community and to databases such as the NCT's CEBS as we seek to make high-quality toxicogenomics data sets publicly available." Th...

B-15A collides with Antarctic ice tongue

...said Michael Waters, Ph.D., assistant director for database development of the NCT. "The availability of these sequences will be of great benefit to the microarray bioinformatics community and to databases such as the NCT's CEBS as we seek to make high-quality toxicogenomics data sets publicly available." Th...

Study reveals dramatic difference between breast cancers in US and Africa

...eria and Senegal. They compared the results with a database of breast cancer tissue from 930 Canadian women compiled by Charles Perou and colleagues in North Carolina and British Columbia. They found three significant differences: -- First, breast cancers in African women were more likely to arise from basa...

wFleaBase: the Daphnia genome database

wFleaBase is a database with the necessary infrastructure to curate, archi...nments. Description These tools include the genome database wFleaBase, which currently contains functions to search and extract information from expressed seque...

A new way to share models of biological systems

...ay sees the launch of BioModels, the world's first database of annotated biological models. BioModels is the r...plains the EBI's Nicolas Le Novère. "The BioModels database aims to address these issues." The first step was to develop a standard way of describing such mode...

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