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Live vaccines more effective against horse herpes virus

...tion and even death. The virus is spread mainly by intimate contact between horses. Once infected, a horse carries the virus for the rest of its life in a "latent" (dormant) state. The same symptoms from the initial infection can be reactivated by stress later in life. Osterrieder will present his new findin...

Attacks of King George III's madness linked to key metabolism molecule

... damage from cold in certain animals. With their intimate knowledge of PGC-1 alpha and its varied roles in energy metabolism, the Dana-Farber researchers wondered if it might be involved in porphyria, since PGC-1 alpha is a regulator of heme manufacture in the liver. One of its actions is controlling the ac...

Virologist finds contagious equine flu in dogs

...anuary 2004. "Of all animals, dogs have the most intimate contact with humans on a daily basis, so the potential for human infection has to be in the back of our minds," said Ed Dubovi, director of the virology center at Cornell's Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory, who isolated the virus from the Universi...

Surprising symbiosis: Glassy-winged sharpshooter eats with friends

... the University of California, Davis, uncovered an intimate metabolic co-dependency among the glassy-winged sharpshooter (Homalodisca coagulata) and two bacteria, Baumannia cicadellinicola and Sulcia muelleri. The sharpshooter channels the sweets from sap to the bacteria, which in turn feed the insect vitamin...

Common ancestry of bacterium and plants could be key to an effective new treatment for chlamydia

...he lysine pathway back in the 1950s, and so he had intimate knowledge about the steps of the pathway," said Leustek. "And he's the one that alerted us to the fact that plants do it differently. This is still the case, with the exception of the Chlamydia bacterium." ...

Scientists reveal structure of gateways to gene control

...tudy's many surprising findings together reveal an intimate relationship between the architecture of nucleosome structures and the underlying DNA sequences they regulate. "We now know exactly where these nucleosomes are positioned on the DNA molecule and which DNA building blocks they have wrapped up under t...

Selectivity is ultimate aphrodisiac

...des. "Just as this need plays an important role in intimate relationships and friendships, the present study reveals a distinctive anti-reciprocity effect if this need is not satisfied in initial encounters with potential romantic partners." ...

Researchers learn what sparks plant growth

...needed to determine all of the cues that spark the intimate dialogue between the cells of the epidermis and the inner cells of the shoot. "Our study says that the major target tissue in the shoot for steroid hormones is the epidermis. Our results also show that these hormones act locally. As similar studie...

In nature, proteins sweep up nanoparticles

...or in contact with it. But in this case, we see an intimate association of proteins and minerals that takes place as far as hundreds of microns away from the cell.” In other words, in addition to pumping nano-sized sulfide waste particles into the environment, bacteria also pump proteins into the environme...

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