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Needling Chromosomes Reveals Cell Division Secret

... cell division,?Nicklas said. "But that’s theusual outcome of work in my laboratory and a sign that we're doing goodscience since we raise new questions. We lay the mechanistic groundworkfor the molecular explanations that have to be made. So, our colleagueswho do molecular work are both provoked and challen...

Genetically modified natural killer immune cells attack, kill leukemia cells

...s Research Hospital, suggests a way to improve the outcome of children who receive treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or other blood cancers. Results of the St. Jude study are published in the current online issue of Blood. The researchers demonstrated how to overcome significant technical hu...

Circles Of DNA Might Help Predict Success Of Stem Cell Transplantation

... response. This will further improve the patient's outcome following initial therapy (chemotherapy, irradiation and surgery). Physicians sometimes treat patients with stem cell transplants as part of therapy for a variety of diseases such as leukemia or sickle cell disease. In these cases physicians elimina...

Affymetrix and the Karolinska Institutet Announce Translational Medicine Strategic Alliance

...e partners (including uncertainties related to the outcome of the collaboration discussed in this press release), uncertainties relating to sole source suppliers, uncertainties relating to FDA and other regulatory approvals, competition, risks relating to intellectual property of others and the uncertainties...

In the migratory marathon, parasitized monarchs drop out early

...on once arrived at destination. A little-studied outcome of animal migration is whether these long journeys can limit the spread of parasites by weeding out diseased animals. Monarch butterflies in eastern North America fly up to thousands of kilometers from Canada to Central Mexico ?one of the longest mig...

Genetically Modified Natural Killer Immune Cells Attack, Kill Leukemia Cells

...s Research Hospital, suggests a way to improve the outcome of children who receive treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) or other blood cancers. Results of the St. Jude study are published in the current online issue of Blood. The researchers demonstrated how to overcome significant technical hu...

Roots Engage in Underground Chemical Warfare

...of Vivanco's award said, "This work is an exciting outcome of a bold and challenging project. The work paves the way to understand and combat crop diseases." The program manager for Ausubel's award, Michael Mishkind said, "The puzzle of why so few bacterial species are pathogens remains a fascinating proble...

Multiple-drug resistant gene expression pattern predicts treatment outcome for pediatric leukemia

...igate the relationship of these genes to treatment outcome in ALL patients and found that expression of the genes was associated with treatment outcome and could be used to identify a subset of patients with a markedly inferior response to treatment. I...

Agilent Technologies new genome analysis technology set to accelerate Australia fight against mesothelioma

...lutions product manager David Tunks. "We hope the outcome of this work will have a major effect on mesothelioma research," said Holloway. "The Australian economy will need $5 billion to fund the compensation, treatment and management of mesothelioma in the community, so this research is critical in working ...

Molecular fossils uncover link between viruses and the immune system

...nt immune system of animals. These results are an outcome of recent advances in structural biology, a new discipline integrating applied physics, biochemistry and biology, which have permitted detailed comparison of viral structures in atomic detail. Such comparison led to the discovery that viruses without...

Research shows smoking adds a decade to reproductive age of IVF patients

...his group in particular may be able to improve the outcome of subfertility treatment by quitting smoking and losing weight." ### [1] Effects of subfertility cause, smoking and body weight on the success rate of IVF. Human Reproduction. Doi:10.1093/humrep/deh898 [2] The authors point out that the success ra...

UCLA study assesses cost-effectiveness of Hepatitis B drugs

... which is a standard measure used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. According to Kanwal, the study showed that only two strategies fell well within this accepted standard: Interferon cost an incremental $6,337 to gain an additional quality-adjusted life-year, compared to receiv...

Two studies document rise of superbugs in the environment

...with inadequate therapy is associated with a worse outcome than using adequate therapy from the start," she added. Once the bacterium's drug resistance is known, the therapy can be adjusted accordingly. "We need to learn more about ways to prevent the spread of multidrug resistance," said Dr. Pop-Vicas. "Wh...

Study Finds Moderate Hypothermia A Safe Treatment For Traumatic Brain Injury In Kids

...se and has the potential to improve the functional outcome of young patients. Therefore, it was determined t..., the study also assessed functional and cognitive outcome in these children with severe traumatic brain injury. After severe TBI, 48 children less than 13 ye...

Bacteria use host's immune response to their competitive advantage

... (2005) The role of innate immune responses in the outcome of interspecies competition for colonization of mucosal surfaces. PLoS Pathogens 1(1): e1. ...

Biased reporting found in cancer prognostic studies

...mor suppressor protein (TP53) that may predict the outcome of a patient with head and neck cancer. As researchers attempt to make sense of the growing mountains of information, some are beginning to question the validity and possible biases in many of the studies. To examine the question of selective report...

Analysis of flower genes reveals the fate of an ancient gene duplication

...archers have provided insight into the present-day outcome of a single gene duplication that occurred over a hundred million years ago in an ancestor of modern plants. The work is reported in Current Biology by a team led by Brendan Davies of the University of Leeds, England. Gene duplication--a relatively ...

Survival of heart patients on beta-blockers varies greatly with genetic variation

...us, M.D., director of cardiovascular education and outcome research at the Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri, professor of cardiology at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and adjunct professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. "It gives a hint of what medical p...

Brain size may depend upon how neural cells are cleaved

...I would speculate that many of these cases are the outcome of some sort of impairment in the regulation of cell division, perhaps in the plane of division," said Tsai. "And with the possibility that neural stem cells may find therapeutic use, the role of G protein signaling in the differentiation of such pr...

Rensselaer researchers develop approach that predicts protein separation behavior

...t of its further development," said Breneman. "The outcome of this work will yield fundamental information about the complex relationship between a protein's structural features and its chemical binding properties, and also aid in evaluating its potential biomedical applications." The research findings ar...

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