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Whole genome fine map of rice completed

...maps of the rice genome sequences will lay a solid foundation for studying the differences among strains of rice and shed insight into mechanisms of hybrid advantages at a new level, according to BIG researchers. The efficiency and data quality of the fine maps of two strains of rice, Indica and Japonica, are ...

Scientists decipher genome of fungus that can cause life-threatening infections

...nsertionalmutagenesis approaches, and provided the foundation for the developmentand implementation of a genetic...oformans genes.The sequence data also provides the foundation for a broader genomeproject that aims to define the molecular basis for the C. neoformansspecies clu...

UF Researchers Map Bacterial Proteins That Cause Tooth Loss

...oteins are important to study because they are the foundation of the cellular structure of every living organism, Lamont said. They carry on the day-to-day biology of life, going about their business as enzymes and antibodies. They can also cause disease. “The genes themselves are only important in that they e...

Wiley announces publication of Databasing the Brain

...ed. "Databasing the Brain" Offers: * A solid foundation for the application of computer science in order to build databases, tools, and workflow environments in neuroscience * An analysis of neuronal systems in a quantitative context * Specific applications in neuroscience that reflect present and...

Multiple Campylobacter Genomes Sequenced

...y of human pathogens. And in doing so, it lays the foundation for the development of new ways to monitor and control Campylobacter in the food chain and in human infection. ...

Hirsute Or Hairless? Two Proteins May Spell The Difference

...specific developmental stages, this study lays the foundation for dissecting the mechanisms that connect two key processes—intercellular remodeling and proliferation—in epithelial development. And since the consequences of TGF-β2 activity seen here in the hair bud more closely resemble certain types of skin can...

Camera Traps Catch Eye of the Tiger

...d science and ground-breaking research provide the foundation for World Wildlife Fund's conservation successes. But it is WWF's innovative application of everyday technology that is yielding results for tigers on the Indonesian Island of Sumatra. WWF scientists are using camera traps to help conduct presence/ab...

HIV vaccine trial breaks ground for future research

... against HIV and offers the scientific community a foundation on which to build future trials. The multi-centered trial, conducted in the United States and the Netherlands and completed in 2003, is described in two papers by the rgp120 HIV Vaccine Study Group, and Peter B. Gilbert and colleagues, which address...

Single stem cells from bone heal a broken heart

...uccessful myocardial repair. The results provide a foundation on which new approaches to repair the damaged heart can be based. Related : Clonally expanded novel multipotent stem cells from human bone marrow regenerate myocardium after myocardial infarction, JCI ...

Are rice and wheat behind China's population boom?

...mbination with millet and wheat, helps explain the foundation of China's huge population today." ...

Mouse with designer liver has enhanced glucose tolerance, insulin response

...or support early in his career that has provided a foundation for much of his current research. The Burnham Ins...rontiers of scientific knowledge and providing the foundation for tomorrow’s medical therapies. The Institute is home to three major centers: the original Cancer ...

Wake Forest scientists find new combination vaccine effective against plague

...oblems. "These results clearly establish a strong foundation for the future use of flagellin as an adjuvant in humans," Mizel said. He said the research shows that the mice were protected for at least three months after immunization. The work is part of a $9.125 million, five-year research program funded by ...

Mother birds increase progesterone to hatch females

...m of biasing sex ratios in birds could provide the foundation for learning how to manipulate the sex ratio of avian offspring in the future. Research in this area is just beginning, they note, because the molecular methods used to determine the sex of the eggs has only recently been made available. ...

'Smart drug' targets deadly brain cancer

...g prognosis may change as a result of the rational foundation for new therapies the NCCTG research provides. Study data showed that in 36 percent of patients suffering from recurrent glioblastoma multiforme, the new "smart" drug behaved as hypothesized: It found its target -- tumor cells -- and actively worked ...

High fidelity keeps human DNA assembly line humming

...to be a huge issue in human health. It is also the foundation of how living systems function. In the world of molecular biology, much attention has been given to how RNA is made. Burton explains that it is similar to an industrial assembly line, with DNA being a conveyer belt to load building blocks, or bases,...

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

...Radman-Livaja said. "It means we have a very solid foundation for the next step forward in understanding this fascinating process." ...

Anthrax inhibitors identified by Burnham team

...rontiers of scientific knowledge and providing the foundation for tomorrow's medical therapies. The Institute is home to three major centers: the original Cancer Center, the Del E. Webb Neuroscience and Aging Center established in 1999, and the Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center dedicated in 2004. Since...

New type of rejection blocker protects kidneys after transplant

...Additionally, this phase II study provides a solid foundation for Dr. Vincenti's upcoming ITN-sponsored study of belatacept in kidney transplant recipients, in which we will test whether true immune tolerance can be achieved," Bluestone said. That new trial, to begin this fall enrolling patients who receive kid...

Researchers create infectious hepatitis C virus in a test tube

...ous Disease at Rockefeller. "This system lays the foundation for future test tube studies of the virus life cycle and may help in the development of new drugs for combating HCV," adds Rice, who is the scientific director of the Center for the Study of Hepatitis C, a collaborative research and clinical effort o...

Microbe has huge role in ocean life, carbon cycle

...nlight energy into organic molecules, creating the foundation of the food chain and producing oxygen. About half of photosynthesis and the resulting oxygen on Earth are produced by algae in the ocean, and microbes like SAR11 recycle organic carbon - producing the nutrients needed for algal growth. "Ultimately,...

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