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PANTHER Protein Classification System Database 5.0

...cements to the latestversion, Panther 5.0, include interactive resources for associatingprotein families with their biological pathways, as well as new toolsfor analyzing gene expression data in relation to molecular functions,biological processes, and pathways. The PANTHER system database ispublicly available w...

Affymetrix and Stratagene Announce Strategic Software Alliance

...es such as gene clustering, pattern detection, and interactive visualizations. "ArrayAssist Lite software will provide highly accurate, precise and sensitive methods needed to support expression research," said Jason Goncalves, General Manager of Stratagene's software solutions business. "We've placed these cap...

Study reveals candidate targets for anti-retroviral therapeutics

... in the Ty3 lifecycle. Together, they developed an interactive program (GOnet) allowing them to search through large amounts of genetic and biochemical data to identify "clusters," or related groups of genes, that are most likely to affect key points in the Ty3 lifecycle. In total, they identified 130 genes that...

Lipids get new comprehensive classification system

...ld be." Examples of the classification scheme and interactive access to it can be viewed on the LIPID MAPS website at http://www.lipidmaps.org. ...

Drawing with DNA: 'Bioart' illuminates genomics

...mly understood by the public. "Ecce Homology," an interactive "bioart" installation to be showcased at SIGGRAPH ...artist Ruth West ?director of visual analytics and interactive technologies at the University of California, San Diego National Center for Microscopy and Imaging R...

Climate change will affect carbon sequestration in oceans, model shows

...hange. "Through a number of physical and chemical interactive mechanisms, the ocean circulation could change and affect the retention time of carbon dioxide injected into the deep ocean, thereby indirectly altering oceanic carbon storage and atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration," said Atul Jain, a professor...

How 'Dirt' Could Educate The Immune System And Help Treat Asthma

...hange. "Through a number of physical and chemical interactive mechanisms, the ocean circulation could change and affect the retention time of carbon dioxide injected into the deep ocean, thereby indirectly altering oceanic carbon storage and atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration," said Atul Jain, a professor...

WWF peeks into mysterious life of Borneo's pygmy elephants

...k the movements of the elephants online through an interactive web map at www.worldwildlife.org/borneomap . "No one has ever studied pygmy elephants before, so everything we're learning is groundbreaking data," said Dr. Christy Williams, who leads WWF's Asian elephant conservation efforts and worked with exper...

New research examines genetics of successful aging

...umption, with the goal of eventually exploring the interactive effects of genes and lifestyle on successful aging. As expected, the study identified an increased frequency of the APOE E2 allele and a decreased frequency of the APOE E4 allele among the elders compared to the group of young adults. These gene ...

Ernst Mayr's theory illustrated in genetic epidemiology studies

... view is that major and minor are properties of an interactive genetic system, and, depending on the frequencies of the interacting factors, some genes seem to play a larger role than others at any given time. "The real causation of the trait is at the interaction level and not the single gene level, and theref...

Teens unaware of sexually transmitted diseases until they catch one, Carnegie Mellon study finds

...f adolescent girls, found that those who viewed an interactive sex education DVD created by Carnegie Mellon researchers were more likely to become abstinent than girls who did not see the DVD. This latest study was co-authored by Wandi Bruine de Bruin and Baruch Fischhoff of the Department of Social and Decision...

New research examines genetics of successful aging

...umption, with the goal of eventually exploring the interactive effects of genes and lifestyle on successful aging. The study identified nine genetic regions that were associated with successful aging, some of which affected men or women, but not both. "Historically women have lived longer than men on average, ...

What's nature worth? New computer models tell all

...r, the project will put out its results through an interactive website--perhaps a bit like Google Earth for ecosystems services--journal articles, and other reports. Recent studies have made it clear that not only do ecosystem services provide a majority of income for poor people in developing countries, but, ...

Computer-based 'games' enhance mental function in patients with Alzheimer's

...l of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. "The interactive multimedia internet-based system, in combination w...ird group participated in IPP as well, and used an interactive multimedia internet-based system (IMIS) which allowed them to carry out a variety of different cogni...

Renewed dolphin slaughter prompts new campaign

... in the capture of live dolphins for aquariums and interactive swim programs in Japan and China, in direct violation of the Code of Ethics maintained by WAZA. "The Japanese dolphin drive hunts are an abominable violation of any standard of animal welfare, and these hunts inflict measurable pain and suffering ...

PLoS ONE is launched by the Public Library of Science

...rnet to make communication of research findings an interactive and fully accessible process that gives greater va...ic research because publication is faster and more interactive than ever before. No longer need there be months of delay between submission and publication. Now th...

Advance helps explain stem cell behavior

...twork model" that simulates all of the complex and interactive steps in this patterning process, Gross said. Much of this process happens during a surprisingly short time and at very early stages of embryonic development. In mice, for instance, virtually all of the types of cells are formed in 12 days, during ...

High tech help to prevent further heart disease

...on services directly to patients in an easy-to-use interactive format will overcome many of the barriers. Chair of MBF Foundation’s Steering Committee, Dr Christine Bennett, said that this easy access, high quality rehabilitation service can deliver better community health outcomes by guiding patients to make...

A rarity among arachnids, whip spiders have a sociable family life

...n social groups. "I was amazed at how incredibly interactive the groups are," said Rayor. "They are in constant...h mothers and siblings form long-lasting, socially interactive groups. As soon as the siblings approach sexual maturity though (about 12 to 14 months of age), they...

Diminishing dinosaur steps saved by laser and laptop

...th, Atmospheric and Environmental have produced an interactive 3D model of a quarry face covered in thousands of tracks made by the late Cretaceous dinosaurs, including sauropods and possibly predatory theropod dinosaurs. The portable system, which is powered by a battery, works by rotating and firing laser b...

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