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Wisconsin scientists grow critical nerve cells

...ctims of spinal-cord injuries, or pave the way for novel treatments of degenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. With healthy cells grown in the lab, scientists could, in theory, replace dying motor neurons to restore function and alleviate the s...

A new mechanism of regulating RNA degradation

...ter Medical Center, and her team have identified a novel pathway for RNA degradation, a form of regulation ... affects numerous transcripts and, therefore, is a novel mechanism of gene regulation. "We don't yet understand how SMD is regulated but it must be," said M...

FDA Approves Human Hookworm Vaccine for Phase I Safety Trials

...ter Medical Center, and her team have identified a novel pathway for RNA degradation, a form of regulation ... affects numerous transcripts and, therefore, is a novel mechanism of gene regulation. "We don't yet understand how SMD is regulated but it must be," said M...

Yellowstone microbes fueled by hydrogen, according to U. of Colorado study

...ellowstone hotsprings, and now we do," Pace said.A novel suite of instruments was used to gather data, some of which hadnever before been collected. "No one had measured the concentration ofhydrogen in the hot springs before because the technology didn't existuntil about seven years ago. Now we can detect ...

Novel antiviral technology inhibits RSV infection in mice

A novel antiviral treatment combiningnanoparticle and gene silencing technologies thwarts attacks ofrespiratory syncytial virus (RSV) -- a virus associated with severebronchitis and asthma, an animal study by University of South Floridaresearchers found. The...

Study Demonstrates Gene Expression Microarrays are Comparable and Reproducible

...sed in numerous applications,including identifying novel genes associated with certain cancers,classifying tumors, and predicting patient outcome. So far, though,microarray studies have been performed by individual institutions.Evaluation of the potential clinical use of microarrays may requirelarger studi...

Newly discovered virus linked to childhood lung disorders and Kawasaki disease

... coronaviruses. The Yale investigators, termingthe novel virus indicated by their findings the New Haven co...s in the 1960s and 1970s had pointed toa number of novel coronavirus strains but the findings were notadequately followed up because methods to do so were un...

Imaging Lymph Nodes with Nanoparticles

A novel application involving the buzzword "nano" - cancer detection using nanoparticles and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) : Accurate staging of cancers is one of the most important parts of thework up of patients for both prediction of prognosis and det...

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

A novel high-tech microscope will be brought to the marketplace, giving laboratories everywhere fascinating new insights into living organisms. EMBLEM Technology Transfer GmbH (EMBLEM), the commercial entity of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL...

Improved Outcomes Releases GeneLinker(TM) Gold and Platinum Version 4.6

... from ANOVA experiments to bere-imported, enabling novel visualization of channels that bestdistinguish bet... fromANOVA experiments to be re-imported, enabling novel visualization ofchannels that best distinguish between different classes (see ProteinBiomarker/Prote...

Novel Therapy Tested in Mice Could Chase Away Cat Allergies

...l Institutes of Health, funded the research. “This novel approach to treating cat allergies is encouraging news for millions of cat-allergic Americans. Moreover, these results provide proof-of-concept for using this approach to develop therapies to prevent deadly food allergy reactions as well,?says NIAID ...

Spider Venom Could Yield Eco-Friendly Insecticides

...sistance of specific insect pests by locking on to novel molecular targets in the insect nervous system. Because the insects have never encountered chemicals that behave like spider toxins, they will most likely lack resistance to bioinsecticides derived from funnel-web venom. Another strategy is to inser...

In the sea slug's defense against lobsters, confusion is key

...n of a feeding pathway, the researchers named this novel chemical defense "phagomimicry." The stickiness of the slug's secretions appears to contribute to long-lasting effects on the target despite the aqueous environment, enhancing the effectiveness of the slug's defense. Cynthia E. Kicklighter, Shkelzen...

Plant hemoglobins: Oxygen handlers critical for nitrogen fixation

...alogous to those of animal hemoglobins, as well as novel roles that are apparently unique to symbiotic nitrogen fixation. Thomas Ott, Joost van Dongen, Catrin Günther, Lene Krusell, Guilhem Desbrosses,1 Helene Vigeolas, Vivien Bock, Tomasz Czechowski, Peter Geigenberger, and Michael K. Udvardi: "Symbiotic...

Ants Genetic Engineering Leads To Species Interdependency

...eering, combining genomes is aneasy way to produce novel characteristics that may be highlyadvantageous for growth, environmental tolerance, or diseaseresistance.Regardless of the specific advantages, however, it is clear that theseants have committed themselves to the hybrid workforce strategy.When the re...

New SARS Protein Linked To Important Cell Doorway

...ays to disable or weaken it. "The key to studying novel viruses used to be the ability to isolate the virus and grow it in a culture," notes lead author Daved Fremont, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and of pathology and immunology. "Now we can take these viral genetic ...

Discovery Could Lead To Novel Approaches In HIV Treatment

....These findings pave the way to the development of novel immunotherapiesof HIV-infected individuals. Such immunotherapies could be alsoapplicable to patients requiring bone marrow transplantation to curetheir cancer....

Novel ultrafast laser detection of cancer cells also may improve understanding of stem cells

...olic Disease Center, "What's attractive about this novel optical method for identifying cancer cells is it's a very rapid and general method that potentially can be applied to cancer cells from solid tumors as well as hematological malignancies like leukemia." Naviaux looks forward to examining a wider po...

Devising Nano Vision for an Optical Microscope

... five-year research effort at NIST suggests that a novel combination of illumination, detection and computing technologies can circumvent this limitation. Success would extend the technology’s 400-year-long record as an indispensable imaging and measurement tool well into the expanding realm of nanotechnol...

Plants defy Mendel's inheritance laws, may prompt textbook changes

...sts must investigate which genes might affect this novel inheritance in both plants and animals. "There are probably a lot of other triggers yet to be discovered, and this mechanism for inheritance may require a different trigger to make it work in animals," he said. Once scientists understand more about...

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