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Genes In The Interferon System Important In Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...s led to the recognition of theirhypothesis in the last year, and today it represents a white-hot fieldof research that has attracted a great deal of interest in thepharmaceutical industry. This picture has now been further reinforcedby new findings­ - the result of multidisciplinary and internationalcoll...

Researchers discover way to make cells in the eye sensitive to light

...sing systems, the rods andcones. However, over the last few years it has become increasinglyaccepted that we have a third system, which uses melanopsin, that haslain undetected during decades of vigorous scientific investigation."Professor Hankins and Dr Lucas were part of the team who previouslydiscovere...

Recent breakthroughs in common adult leukemia highlighted in New England Journal of Medicine

...ost common adult leukemia in the United States was last reviewed by the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) in 1995, it was seen through the eyes of theories that dated back to the 1960s. As such, the journal recently invited three of the world's foremost experts on chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) t...

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

...lsocaution that "the goodwill surrounding it won't last unless it isquickly followed up with a set of milestones, and a transparent processby which successes and failures will be measured."Related Articles : A Shot in the Arm for AIDS Vaccine Research. The Global HIV/AIDS Vaccine Enterprise: Scientific ...

The transparent organism: EMBLEM and Carl Zeiss give labs a unique look at life

...roup Microscopy from Carl Zeiss, Dr. Ulrich Simon, last month to finalize the details. "We see the SPIM technology as an ideal approach for satisfying the growing demand in highly resolved image information from living organisms. The products based on this technology will form a perfect match with our li...

Found: Missing sequence of the human Y chromosome

...he"finished" sequence of the human genome reported last October by theInternational Human Genome Sequencing Consortium. This "finished"sequence was the culmination of a 13-year effort to elucidate the orderand orientation of 2.85 billion basepairs that comprise the humangenome. The high-quality sequence s...

Study finds more than one-third of human genome regulated by RNA

...a third of these genes hasbeen preserved since the last common ancestor of mammals and chicken,which lived 310 million years ago. "This study is an excellent exampleof the power of comparative genomics to illuminate how human genes areregulated," says Burge."As more genome data becomes available and the t...

The secret lives of whales

... of whale history dating back to the middle of the last series of Ice Ages. Using whale samples from the ...kable resilience to cataclysmic events - until the last one ?which is us,?says Palumbi. “Ice ages, sea level change and even loss of local food sources did ...

NYU researchers simulate molecular biological clock

...a third of these genes hasbeen preserved since the last common ancestor of mammals and chicken,which lived 310 million years ago. "This study is an excellent exampleof the power of comparative genomics to illuminate how human genes areregulated," says Burge."As more genome data becomes available and the t...

Dinosaur DNA? New Patent Covers Degraded DNA recovery

...issues of the Tyrannosaurus rex that was described last Friday in the journal Science," says Dr. Ensley. Brenda Jarrell, Ph.D., Patent Attorney and Partner at the law firm of Choate, Hall & Stewart remarks, "This is the first patent of its kind to be allowed by the US Patent Office" Dr. Ensley believ...

Jefferson Virologists Coax HIV Out of Hiding

...stimulate HIV out of latencythat we’ve seen in the last 15 years.?They found that the virus wasstimulated to higher levels and was activated in more patients thanwith other compounds. Dr. Pomerantz’s group also discovered that IL-7appears to stimulate a group of sub-strains of HIV that are differentthan t...

Scientists collaborate to assess health of global environment

...we're doing pretty well," Mooney said. "But in the last 50 years, we've changed the structure of the world... assessment considered have been degraded over the last 50 years--most notably fresh water, fisheries, air and water purification, and the regulation of cli...

Ants Genetic Engineering Leads To Species Interdependency

Findings reported last week reveal how anevolutionary innovation involving the sharing of genes between two antspecies has given rise to a deep-seated dependency between them for thesurvival of both species populations.The new work illustrates how genetic exchange through ...

Same mutation aided evolution in many fish species, Stanford study finds

...oday's broad spectrum of shapes and sizes when the last Ice Age ended roughly 10,000 years ago. Because ocean fish quickly evolved into such distinct populations when they colonized new freshwater lakes and streams, they are an ideal model for understanding how animals adapt to their unique environments. ...

Gene Therapy For Parkinson's Disease Moves Forward In Animals

... use has been debated since trials in humans ended last year without showing clinical improvements. Amgen, the world's largest biotechnology company, conducted the trials and later halted use of the drug because of safety concerns, creating an outcry from hopeful Parkinson's patients. But the gene therap...

Researchers trace evolution to relatively simple genetic changes

...olonized new freshwater lakes and streams when the last ice age ended 10,000 to 15,000 years ago. Then they evolved along separate paths, each adapting to the unique environments created by large scale climate change. "There are really dramatic morphological and physiological adaptations" to the new envi...

Octopuses occasionally stroll around on two arms, UC Berkeley biologists report

...olonized new freshwater lakes and streams when the last ice age ended 10,000 to 15,000 years ago. Then they evolved along separate paths, each adapting to the unique environments created by large scale climate change. "There are really dramatic morphological and physiological adaptations" to the new envi...

Development of portable infectious disease detector

...evelopment before theholidays.VIIBRE has spent the last three years developing the ability to measurethe metabolism of small groups of cells and studying how they respondto drugs, toxins and pollutants. To do so, the interdisciplinary teamhas developed two basic technologies: special electrodes that canme...

Scientists discover unique microbe in California's largest lake

...DNA from a proteobacterium, a distant relativethat last shared a common ancestor with cyanobacteria more than twobillion years ago.The small subunit ribosomal RNA gene is widely used by scientists toinfer the relationships among living organisms, in part because it isgenerally assumed that it is faithfull...

NYC's First Rapid HIV Drug-resistant AIDS Case Prompts Call to Step Up HIV Prevention

...well as African Americans, as President Bush noted last week in his State of the Union address. Rather than demonizing particular individuals or groups, we need to work together develop a more pragmatic and comprehensive public health approach to fighting HIV, including addressing many of the underlying r...

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