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New binding target for oncogenic viral protein

... antigen--a protein called Fbw7. The Fbw7 gene is located in a chromosomal region that is deleted in up to 30% of human tumors. "Fbw7 is itself an important tumor suppressor which makes it an attractive choice for inactivation by Large T," explained Dr. Markus Welcker, the study's first author. The researc...

New Technique for Tracking Gene Regulators

...me-binding sites for CREB, including many that are located nearknown genes. Genes identified as being regulated by CREB using thismethod include the gene responsible for causing Huntington’s disease inmice, which is important for making advances in understandingHuntington’s disease in humans, and genes that ...

Bacteria collection sheds light on urinary tract infections

...ns, dogs, water and the environment. The center is located in the Department of Veterinary Science, Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, with a web site at: http://ecoli.cas.psu.edu/ Other researchers involved in this project include: Amee Manges, assistant professor, McGill University; Sherry P. ...

Mitochondrial DNA mutations play significant role in prostate cancer

...clear DNA, is foundin the hundreds of mitochondria located in the cytoplasm outside ofeach cell's nucleus. The mitochondria often are called the "powerhouse"of the cell because they produce about 90 percent of the body's energy.John A. Petros, MD, associate professor of urology and pathology atEmory Universi...

New Study from Affymetrix Laboratories Points to Changing View of How Genome Works

... transcribed; most sites of transcription were not located in areas associated with protein-coding genes. The team found many diverse kinds of RNAs transcribed from distinct regions of the genome, creating a complex pool of overlapping transcription. While the team validated many known protein-coding transc...

Taking Aim With Nanoparticle PEBBLEs

...s an added bonus, helping to show where tumors are located and how they respond to treatment. In recent experiments with a small number of rats that had a type of brain cancer called 9L-gliosarcoma, PEBBLE-based treatment significantly increased survival time. People who get that type of cancer usually live...

Papers of DNA Pioneer and Nobel Laureate Francis Crick Added to National Library of Medicine’s Profiles in Science Web Site

...onal records are featured on Profiles. The site is located at www.profiles.nlm.nih.gov. The name of Francis Crick (1916?004) is inextricably linked to the discovery of the double helix of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) in 1953, considered the most significant advance in biology since Darwin’s theory of evoluti...

Development of portable infectious disease detector

...ia. He came across an interesting opening at Pria, located inMenlo Park, and decided to apply. Although Pria decided that he wasn'tthe right person for the job, in their correspondence Pyle expressedpotential interest in collaborating with VIIBRE. Schaffer passed theinformation along to Wikswo, who gave Pyle...

Nano-Probes Allow an Inside Look at Cell Nuclei

...is a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory located in Berkeley, California. It conducts unclassified scientific research and is managed by the University of California. Visit our Website at www.lbl.gov. ...

Zebrafish may hold key to understanding human nerve cell development

...em difficult to access. Haircells in zebrafish are located on the surface of their body and helpthe fish swim in groups and avoid predators."Zebrafish are a wonderful model for studying hair cell development fora number of reasons. The hair cells are exposed and can be easily seenunder the microscope in the ...

Harmful Bacterium Commonly Found in Poultry May Survive Refrigeration and Frozen Storage Combined

...em difficult to access. Haircells in zebrafish are located on the surface of their body and helpthe fish swim in groups and avoid predators."Zebrafish are a wonderful model for studying hair cell development fora number of reasons. The hair cells are exposed and can be easily seenunder the microscope in the ...

GenMAPP 2.0 released

...em difficult to access. Haircells in zebrafish are located on the surface of their body and helpthe fish swim in groups and avoid predators."Zebrafish are a wonderful model for studying hair cell development fora number of reasons. The hair cells are exposed and can be easily seenunder the microscope in the ...

UCLA scientists transform HIV into cancer-seeking missile

...nt down and attach to P-glycoproteins -- molecules located on the surface of many cancer cells. The UCLA team is the first to prove that modified HIV will target and bind with P-glycoproteins. "P-glycoproteins cause big problems by making the cell resistant to chemotherapy," said Chen. "They act like soccer...

X-Ray Beams And Fruit Fly 'Flight Simulator' Aid Scientists' View Of Muscle Power

...unction? Using the nation’s most brilliant X-rays, located at the Advanced Photon Source at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, a cardiac molecular motors expert from the University of Vermont (UVM) and colleagues from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) and Caltech performed ...

UCSD team discovers specialized, rare heart stem cells in newborns

...iac progenitor cells ?rare, specialized stem cells located in the newborn heart of rats, mice and humans ?has been shown by researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine. The cells are capable of differentiation into fully mature heart tissue. Called isl1+ cells, these car...

Ophthalmologists Use Artificial Silicon Retina Microchip To Treat Vision Loss

...ent, vice president of engineering. Optobionics is located in Naperville, Illinois. "This is an expansion of the study of the first 10 patients completed in 2002," says study investigator Dr. Kirk Packo, who oversees the three participating sites. The sites are Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, E...

Ophthalmologists implant five patients with artificial silicon retina microchip

...ent, vice president of engineering. Optobionics is located in Naperville, Illinois. "This is an expansion of the study of the first 10 patients completed in 2002," says study investigator Dr. Kirk Packo, who oversees the three participating sites. The sites are Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, E...

LUCA technologies confirms real-time methane generation

...aken from the 110,000 acre Monument Butte oilfield located in North Eastern Utah. This site represents the latest in a series of active "GeobioreactorsTM" that Luca Technologies has identified since its first demonstration of this phenomenon in the Powder River Basin coalfields of Wyoming. Geobioreactors ar...

Surprising findings reported about iron overload

...stitute. The other HEIRS Study Field Centers were located at University of California, Irvine; London Health...d the Study, and the Study's Central Laboratory is located at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. At the beginning of the study in 2000, it was known ...

UCLA launches $20 million stem cell institute to investigate HIV, cancer and neurological disorders

...ause the university and medical school at UCLA are located on the same campus, researchers are well positioned to compete for stem cell grant funding, Witte said. UCLA researchers have proven their skill at ushering scientific discoveries from the lab to modern medicine. Several targeted therapies were devel...

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