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Clam embryo study shows pollutant mixture adversely affects nerve cell development

...emonstrating that clam embryos are affected by BCE paves the way foradditional studies that may help explain how exposure to BCE affectshuman nerve cell development and how it might relate to neurologicaldisorders. "We can clearly state that we found an increase in acomponent of PKA, and PKA is known to be...

Study identifies predictors of HIV drug resistance in patients beginning triple therapy

...emonstrating that clam embryos are affected by BCE paves the way foradditional studies that may help explain how exposure to BCE affectshuman nerve cell development and how it might relate to neurologicaldisorders. "We can clearly state that we found an increase in acomponent of PKA, and PKA is known to be...

Nano-Probes Allow an Inside Look at Cell Nuclei

...ochondria," says Chen, adding that their technique paves the way for imaging a host of other long-term biological events. "The toughest part is getting inside the nucleus, and we have already cleared that hurdle." Chen and Gerion's research was published in the 2004, Vol. 2, No. 10 issue of Nano Letters. ...

Molecular models advance the fight against malaria

...y of the April 29 Journal of Biological Chemistry, paves the way for using these models to test new drugs that could suppress malaria's ability to mutate against current therapy. "This is the first quantitative explanation for malaria's drug resistance," said Dr. Bernard Trumpower, professor of biochemistr...

Discovery may lead to better Candidiasis drug

...cific target for histatin," she said. "The finding paves the way for eventually developing a better therapeutic drug for candidiasis." Results of the research were presented today (March 11, 2005) at the International Association on Dental Research General Session being held in Baltimore. Candidiasis als...

Roots Engage in Underground Chemical Warfare

...utcome 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 problem. The simple, yet elegant experimental approaches...

Findings have implications for tracking disease, drugs at the molecular level

...most exciting aspects of this technique is that it paves the way for being able to observe behavior in living tissues at the single molecule level," said Fourkas. "The fluorescent molecules commonly used in multiphoton imaging give out only a limited amount of light, 'burn out' quickly under continuous obs...

Missing Receptor Molecule Causes Tumor Growth

...ed by funding from the Austrian Science Fund, FWF, paves the way for future therapy through the important discovery that the methylation of the gene for DR4 can contribute to the formation of tumors. These therapies could manipulate the malfunctioning signal transfer system, DR4-TRAIL, to make cancer cells...

Nanoparticles carry cancer-killing drugs into tumor cells

...ed by funding from the Austrian Science Fund, FWF, paves the way for future therapy through the important discovery that the methylation of the gene for DR4 can contribute to the formation of tumors. These therapies could manipulate the malfunctioning signal transfer system, DR4-TRAIL, to make cancer cells...

Tadpole soon to help in the fight against cancer and lymphedema

... for the development of this complex network. This paves the way for the search for solutions for illnesses caused by faults in the lymphatic vessel network. ...

Breast tumors in mice eradicated using cancer vaccine

...ology can also be used with the HER-2/neu molecule paves the way for applying this promising cancer vaccine approach to breast cancer. This research was funded by the Department of Defense and the National Cancer Institute. Co-authors are Reshma Singh and Mary E. Dominiecki, both from Penn, as well as El...

Studies on human genome variation provide insight into disease

...c diversity of this region in humans. "This study paves the way for examining an individual's potential reproductive success based on sequence variants of the LHB/CGB genes," explains Laan. "We may be able to determine whether an individual is particularly susceptible to spontaneous abortions or reduce...

Housecat-sized Siberian tiger cubs get collared

...c diversity of this region in humans. "This study paves the way for examining an individual's potential reproductive success based on sequence variants of the LHB/CGB genes," explains Laan. "We may be able to determine whether an individual is particularly susceptible to spontaneous abortions or reduce...

New GM mosquito sexing technique is step towards malaria control, report scientists

...iding a way to quickly sex mosquitoes, the advance paves the way for pooling large numbers of sterile males which could be used to control the mosquito population. Research published online today in Nature Biotechnology, shows how a team from Imperial College London have altered male mosquitoes to express...

Algal protein in worm neurons allows remote control of behavior by light

...ply illuminating animals with blue light. The work paves the way for better understanding of how neurons communicate with each other, and with muscles, to regulate behavior in intact, living organisms. Generally speaking, detailed information about the activity and function of specific neurons during parti...

BiovaxID?yields 89 percent survival in patients with aggressive non-Hodgkins

...rsity of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. "This paves the way to use vaccines in a number of hematological cancers that are treated by eliminating diseased B-cells." Biovest is now enrolling patients in a pivotal Phase 3 trial to test BiovaxID against follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Follicula...

Novel virus entry mechanism could lead to new drugs against poxviruses

...ter cells. The mechanism is unique in virology and paves the way for development of new antiviral drugs. Many viruses, such as influenza, are surrounded by a single lipid membrane, or envelope, and to enter cells this membrane must be removed. Previously, all enveloped viruses were thought to shed their ...

First study to show how immune cells 'speak' to each other in vivo

...creases the understanding of the immune system and paves the way for further research on the body's immune response system. New knowledge in this area may ultimately improve treatment for immune disorders such as MS, cancer, and AIDS. WHO: Pedro Lowenstein, M.D., Ph.D., co-director, Board of Governo...

Study finds the air rich with bacteria

...ional Academy of Sciences, serves two purposes. It paves the way for regional bacterial censuses that will help a Department of Homeland Security bioterrorism surveillance program differentiate between normal and suspicious fluctuations in airborne pathogens. It will also help scientists establish a baseli...

Bacteria in small sea life yield new way to make potential cancer drugs

...rchers synthesized a completely new compound. This paves the way to the genetic creation of large chemical libraries for testing against human diseases. "This proves the concept works," Schmidt said. "We can extract bacteria from animals, take DNA from the bacteria, and produce compounds." Now that t...

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