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Scientists ID molecular 'switch' in liver that triggers harmful effects of saturated and trans fats

...athways in diabetes and cancer at Dana-Farber. "It offers the opportunity to try to understand what makes these fatty acids so deleterious, and what we need to avoid." Moreover, it is possible that in the future, drug therapy might be used to "turn down" the mechanism, decreasing cholesterol levels and hea...

Tiny particles could solve billion-dollar problem

...toxic constituents. In general, chemical catalysis offers faster reactions times than bioremediation schemes but also tends to be more expensive. One of the major advantages of using palladium catalysts to break down TCE is that palladium converts TCE directly into non-toxic ethane. By contrast, breaking d...

Inexpensive, mass-produced genes core of synthetic biology advances at UH

...arch will break down that barrier.?This technology offers tremendous potential benefits, as syntheticgenes could allow for development and production of safer, less toxicproteins that are currently used in disease treatment. It also couldallow for production of large molecules that do not occur naturally,bu...

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

...soonbe announcing details of co-marketing discount offers on GeneLinker andKoadarray. Further information ab...s or proteomics research,while GeneLinker Platinum offers powerful feature detection, committeesof neural networks, committees of SVMs and committees of Bayes...

Solution to Pollution: New Bacteria Eats Toxic Waste

...ous organic contaminants using natural biology. It offers an attractive solution to pollution cleanup because it can occur on-site and at relatively little cost compared to other alternatives, he continued. The team received a $1.5 million dollar contract from the U.S. Department of Energy to further study ...

Nanogen Issued Patent for Electronic Microarray With Memory

...to be available in 2005. Nanogen's subsidiary SynX offers a line of point-of-care diagnostic tests and is building expertise in cardiac related health conditions. Nanogen's ten years of pioneering research involving nanotechnology may also have future applications in medical diagnostics, biowarfare and othe...

UCLA scientists transform HIV into cancer-seeking missile

...re cancer cells reside," Chen said. "This approach offers many potential applications for controlling cancer and other diseases." "We may be able to boost immune-system surveillance at tumor sites, identify cancer cells' exact location and kill them before they cause damage," he added. "Beyond cancer, it m...

PANTHER Protein Classification System Database 5.0

...notation based ona BLAST match. The PANTHER system offers a much more sophisticatedsystem for predicting gene function from sequence,?said MichaelAshburner, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics at Cambridge University and afounder and co-principle investigator of FlyBase. “Our collaborationwith the PANTHER system h...

Tiny scaffolding allows stem cells to become working fat cells

...ll cells require to do their work. This discovery offers hope of a new approach to growing fat tissue for u...lls as a test bed for this approach to cell growth offers important medical potential. While experts once thought a persons number of fat cells was set at bir...

South America's vast pantanal wetland may become next everglades, UNU experts warn

...ent is urgently needed. The Interlinkages approach offers a coordinated way to achieve this goal," the analysis says. "Because of the transboundary nature of many ecosystems and environmental problems, they are often addressed at the regional level; the Pantanal is a case in point. Regional institutions ca...

Wisconsin researchers identify sleep gene

...e sleep to prolonging wakefulness. "This research offers the possibility of developing a new class of compounds that could affect potassium channels in the brain rather than other brain chemical systems targeted currently," says lead author Dr. Chiara Cirelli, assistant professor of psychiatry at UW Medica...

DuPont's first biologically derived polymer receives global recognition

...urther protect the environment." DuPontTM Sorona® offers unique properties to consumers and manufacturers. ...where. Operating in more than 70 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture, nutrition, elect...

New online portal merges vast data on Gulf of Maine ecosystem

...nd organizations providing marine data, new portal offers up decades of work by agencies and scientists dedicated to understanding the Gulf of Maine ecosystem and its species. For decades, a vast and growing storehouse of knowledge about the Gulf of Maine has been out of reach for most scientists and resea...

HIV vaccine trial breaks ground for future research

...represents a landmark in the fight against HIV and offers the scientific community a foundation on which to build future trials. The multi-centered trial, conducted in the United States and the Netherlands and completed in 2003, is described in two papers by the rgp120 HIV Vaccine Study Group, and Peter B....

Biodiversity hotspots identify conservation priorities

...estruction and fragmentation. The latest analysis offers mixed news about existing hotspots. On one hand, some hotspots have deteriorated significantly: a notable example is Southeast Asia's Sundaland, whose forest loss has been driven largely by extensive commercial logging and agricultural projects. On t...

New winter hulless barley has high protein

...acks the fibrous covering. This new hulless barley offers producers an alternative grain for both traditiona...am. Production of such high-value specialty grains offers producers an economic alternative to commodity markets. The Small Grains Breeding Program continues...

Technique may allow cancer patients to freeze eggs, preserving fertility before starting treatment

...ancer patients who have a partner. The clinic also offers counseling and sperm freezing for male cancer patients. U-M will offer egg vitrification only to women facing cancer treatments, because the long-term safety of this technique remains unknown. "In a woman with cancer, if she is going to lose her rep...

Study reveals new technique for fingerprinting environmental samples

.... The EGT strategy's particular utility is that it offers an easily accessible window into that important part of the biosphere with significant impact on the environment. DOE JGI postdoctoral fellow Susannah Green Tringe was first author on the Science paper that, in addition to other DOE JGI scientists, ...

Scientists journey to southern Africa to unravel the secret world of elephant communication

...h before." SIDEBAR: Anatomy of the trunk and feet offers new clues to elephant seismic sensitivity In addition to her fieldwork, Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell also is conducting laboratory studies on elephant physiology to determine why they are so seismically sensitive. As a research associate in the Stanfor...

First technology to remove prions that cause vCJD from blood launched

... cells. A filtration approach to prion protection offers significant advantages over other potential technologies. Filtration is currently an integral part of standard blood processing and handling in the UK and many other countries. This enables easier and more cost effective implementation of the new pri...

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