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Genes In The Interferon System Important In Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...Reykjavik provided the project with DNAsamples and diagnostic information from SLE patients....

Neuronal 'traffic jam' marks early Alzheimer's disease

...ly Alzheimer's disease that could be used in early diagnostic tests for the disorder, they said. The research t...hat any application of these findings to potential diagnostic tests or new therapies remains speculative at this time. "However, if tracers could be developed tha...

Genome of deadly amoeba shows surprising complexity, evidence of lateral gene transfer

...help in the development of new vaccines as well as diagnostic tests that can distinguish the amoeba's most deadl...nome sequenced is allowing the development of "new diagnostic tests that help distinguish the most deadly substrains of the parasite." Dr. Alok Bhattacharya, a c...

Another Look Finds Promising Proteomics Test is Not Biologically Plausible

...ng the fledgling science of proteomics to devise a diagnostic test for cancer. In the February 16 issue of the ...ology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are exc...

New species from old data

...ng the fledgling science of proteomics to devise a diagnostic test for cancer. In the February 16 issue of the ...ology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are exc...

Cracking the olfactory code in bees

...ng the fledgling science of proteomics to devise a diagnostic test for cancer. In the February 16 issue of the ...ology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are exc...

Signaling protein builds bigger, better bones in mice

...ng the fledgling science of proteomics to devise a diagnostic test for cancer. In the February 16 issue of the ...ology being used to develop a variety of proteomic diagnostic tests is getting better and we are getting more reproducible results.? Researchers worldwide are exc...

Breakthrough Microarray-based Technology for the Study of Cancer

...as developing possibletherapies and prognostic and diagnostic tools."Genomic alterations leading to changes in the number of gene copiespresent in cells are important events in the genesis and progression ofcancer," said Michael Bittner of the Translational Genomics ResearchInstitute. "Agilent has now taken arr...

Iron Deficiency Sparks Dramatic Changes In Gene Expression

... to look for in human cells," saidThiele. "Current diagnostic markers for iron deficiency aren't verysensitive, ...dicate his level of iron deprivation, he said.With diagnostic markers in place, physicians could translate theseverity of the disease into the appropriate treatme...

Nanogen Issued Patent for Electronic Microarray With Memory

...anogen, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGEN), developer of advanced diagnostic products, announced today that it was issued U.S. ...ose system for developing and performing molecular diagnostic tests. Using local memory circuits provides for precise control of the currents delivered to indivi...

Researchers discover molecule that causes secondary stroke

...t only new ways to treat the condition, but also a diagnostic test to determine which hemorrhagic stroke survivo... findings are encouraging in terms of developing a diagnostic test and treatment, the number of patients in their study was small and more work is needed to confi...

FDA Warns Consumers Not to Use Home-Use Diagnostic Kits Marketed by Globus Media

...s warning consumers not to use unapproved home-use diagnostic test kits that have been marketed nationwide via the Internet by Globus Media, Montreal, Canada. The use of these products could result in false results that could lead to significant adverse health consequences. The illegal kits are labeled as: Rapi...

Study of genomic DNA leads to new advances in cancer diagnostics

...and normal fibroblasts and fibrosarcoma cells) and diagnostic biopsy samples. Will these methods help clinician...ethods in their study, potential exists for future diagnostic applications. The cell smear assay, which is similar to methods commonly used in diagnostics laborat...

TEL2 gene cooperates with MYC gene to provoke B-cell lymphomas

... on this project. "TEL2 should be considered a new diagnostic marker, especially in patients who don't have the classic genetic mutations that physicians normally use to diagnose the disease. It will also be very interesting to study the effect of drugs that block TEL2 activity, since such an approach might one...

Affymetrix and the Karolinska Institutet Announce Translational Medicine Strategic Alliance

...hnology is used by the world's top pharmaceutical, diagnostic and biotechnology companies as well as leading academic, government and not-for-profit research institutes. More than 1,200 systems have been shipped around the world and nearly 3,000 peer-reviewed papers have been published using the technology. Aff...

Kinovate Life Sciences Launches Nittophase?High Performance Solid Support For Oligonucleatide Synthesis

...ed in the synthesis of oligonucleotides, including diagnostic probes and primers, antisense including RNAi, microRNA, DNA-based and aptamer drugs and represents a substantial portion of the cost to manufacture these oligonucleotides. NittoPhase?has been rigorously tested at both small and large scales, and has...

Researchers develop rapid diagnostic tool for pathogen identification

...Center have designed and developed a sensitive new diagnostic technology platform, called “Mass Tag PCR,?that can simultaneously screen for multiple infectious agents. The new technology is addressed in a paper published in the February issue of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Emerging In...

Use of PET can reduce, may eliminate more strenuous drug development trials with animals

...ritten by Jochen Schuhmacher, Ph.D., department of diagnostic and therapeutic radiology, German Cancer Research ...sel, Switzerland; Josef Doll, Ph.D., department of diagnostic and therapeutic radiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany; Helmut R. Mäcke, Ph.D...

Pulsating ultrasound enhances gene therapy for tumors

...d Victor Frenkel, Ph.D., a staff scientist for the diagnostic radiology department at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md. Working with lead authors Kristin M. Dittmar, M.D., and Jianwu Xie, M.D., the researchers used pulsed-HIFU on tumors in mice, then immediately injected an easily measurable reporter ge...

Nanoscale Diagnostic Sets Sights on Alzheimer's

...y is a major step forward in identifying a routine diagnostic tool for Alzheimer's disease, and it validates our...or disease that go under the radar of conventional diagnostic tools. The extraordinary sensitivity of the bar code assay has a chance to change the way the medica...

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