Navigation Links

Tag: "percent" at biology news

Bioartificial kidney under study at MCG

...y high," Dr. Szerlip says. "Anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of those patients die and over the past 20 years, despite dialysis, that has not changed much." He hopes the new device, developed by Dr. H. David Humes at the University of Michigan, can help turn the tide for some patients by more closely mimickin...

Man and mouse share genome structures

...romosomes, numbers 21 and 22, containing about two percent of the human genome. They also sampled additional regions in both the human and mouse genomes, finding similar patterns along equivalent chromosomal regions, even where the underlying DNA sequences are different. Bernstein and Schreiber began to dev...

Molecular biology fills gaps in knowledge of bat evolution

...ecord alone left bat evolutionary history about 61 percent incomplete, according to Springer. Bats play a major ecological role as plant pollinators and insect predators. For Springer, this latest research is significant because it shows that molecular information can contribute to resolving and illuminatin...

UCSB scientists probe sea floor venting to gain understanding of early life on Earth

...g on the sides of the mid-ocean ridge. Possibly 90 percent of the hydrothermal cooling of the sea floor occurs in these flanks, and yet these hydrothermal vents are largely unexplored. The flanks are deeper than the mid-ocean ridge crest. Cooling of the tectonic plates, and the impact of the ridge flank syst...

W.M. Keck Foundation funds study of friendly microbes

... could say that the Human Genome Project missed 99 percent of the genes in the adult body. That's because it didn't sequence genes belonging to the vast communities of bacteria that normally live on and in us. Now a $1.45 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to researchers at the School of Medicine w...

It's not all genetic: Common epigenetic problem doubles cancer risk in mice

...ic mutation will trigger a tumor there. Roughly 10 percent of people have this double protein dose as well. ...berg notes. In the mice -- as well as in about 30 percent of colon cancer patients and 10 percent of the general population -- the extra IGF2 stems not from a...

Novel technology detects human DNA mutations

... SNP in an unknown genotype with a greater than 99 percent confidence threshold and can be used with human DNA obtained from samples as small as a drop of blood. Importantly, the technology eliminates the need for costly, time and labor intensive gene amplification or enzymatic interventions ?two widespread ...

Lack of enzyme turns fat cells into fat burners

...were fed a normal diet, fatty acidoxidation was 80 percent higher in the fat cells of the mice lackingACC2 wh...ur to five months, the ACC2-deficient mice hada 25 percent higher rate of fatty acid oxidation and twofold higherrate of glucose oxidation than the normal mice...

Poor prenatal nutrition permanently damages function of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas

...dramatic effect. At birth, their babies weighed 23 percent less than the control group. After delivery, all babies nursed and all mothers ate a full diet. "By the time the babies were weaned, at three weeks, the low-birth-weight group had caught up with the others, something we see in human babies too," sai...

UCLA Study Shows One-Third of Drug Ads in Medical Journals Do Not Contain References Supporting Medical Claims

...nternet site. Reviewers were able to obtain 84 percent of the referenced documents in the ads. However, researchers could only obtain 20 percent of the data-on-file documents, despite repeated requests to the pharmaceutical companies. The compan...

Drug That 'Tags' Decision-making Areas Of The Brain May Aid

...th Alzheimer’s disease have beenknown to have a 30 percent to 50 percent loss of these receptors “Ifthere is a gradual loss of these receptors over time, Nifrolidine couldbe...

Genome of deadly amoeba shows surprising complexity, evidence of lateral gene transfer

...A (transfer RNA) genes, which constitute nearly 10 percent of the sequence data collected for the project. Th...histolytica infection occurred at least once in 80 percent of 300 children. Over a period of four years, about a third of the children suffered from amebic col...

Anti-bacterial additive widespread in U.S. waterways

...that theantimicrobial contaminant is present in 60 percent of the U.S. waterresources investigated, thereby making it the fifth most frequentcontaminant among 96 pharmaceuticals, personal care products andorganic wastewater contaminants evaluated.To determine the validity of the analysis, the researchers com...

Tiny particles could solve billion-dollar problem

... pollutants in U.S. groundwater. It is found at 60 percent of the contaminated waste sites on the Superfund N...s. For example, in the bulk palladium, less than 4 percent of the palladium atoms were on surface of the particle. Pure palladium nanoparticles had 24 percent ...

UW's Rosetta software to unlock secrets of many human proteins

...to determine the structures of theapproximately 60 percent of human proteins with no known function. "Howproteins fold determines how they are structured," said Lars Malmstroemof the UW laboratory that developed the program, "And how they arestructured is related to their function in the body."Because there...

Researchers find how protein allows insects to detect and respond to pheromones

...to determine the structures of theapproximately 60 percent of human proteins with no known function. "Howproteins fold determines how they are structured," said Lars Malmstroemof the UW laboratory that developed the program, "And how they arestructured is related to their function in the body."Because there...

Scientists Replicate Hepatitis C Virus in Laboratory

...es of hepatitis viruses, HCV accounts for about 15 percent of acute hepatitis cases, 60 to 70 percent of chronic hepatitis cases, and up to 50 percent of cases of cirrhosis, end-stage liver disease, and...

Scientists detect probable genetic cause of some Parkinson's disease cases

...history of the disorderand may account for 1½ to 2 percent of cases in individuals who do nothave a family history of the disease. The researchers found a mutationin one copy of the gene can lead to the disease. The findings werepublished online by Lancet at 6:30 p.m. ET on January 17, 2004. Copiesof the stu...

Bacteria collection sheds light on urinary tract infections

...ier for the bacteria to reach their bladder. Fifty percent of all women will experience at least one episode of UTIs during their lifetime. UTIs are typically treated with antibiotics. The researchers found that the E.coli causing the UTIs matched genetically with a sample of E.coli obtained from an animal ...

Genome-wide mouse study yields link to human leukemia

...lated. If, on the other hand, it loses at least 30 percent of its intensity, it is regarded as methylated. I...ach animal. They found anywhere from 45 to 209 (.8 percent to 8.5 percent) of the fragments methylated in the mice with cancer, but only one or two methylated ...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Other Tags
(Date:8/27/2014)... Using functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), Kessler Foundation ... people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and healthy controls. ... brain activation was studied using fNIRS while participants ... cognition using functional near infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) in ... by Brain Imaging and Behavior . Authors ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Many African-Americans may not be getting effective doses of ... Hopkins suggests. The initial dosing studies, completed before the ... generally lack a protein that is key to removing ... people with maximum levels of the protein including ... maraviroc in their bodies compared to those who lack ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... found in forests has created a thriving habitat for ... new University of Georgia study has found. , Japanese ... the early 1900s, is one of the most pervasive ... dozen states in the past century, particularly in the ... can survive in widely diverse ecosystems and has been ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Kessler Foundation researchers publish first study of brain activation in MS using fNIRS 2Dosage of HIV drug may be ineffective for half of African-Americans 2More wolf spiders feasting on American toads due to invasive grass, UGA study shows 2More wolf spiders feasting on American toads due to invasive grass, UGA study shows 3
(Date:8/27/2014)... For those who want to build ... products are very practical. Top10BestSEOHosting.com today announces that ... the best ASP.NET hosting suppliers of this year. ... top web hosting provider for a long time, ... today. Recently proclaimed one of the fastest growing ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Arrow, OK (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 When ... their guests a comfortable bed to sleep without breaking the ... the market for a new foam mattress set for the ... to sleep on, Bedding Mart has it all during their ... stock up on some of the best mattresses for the ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Taking ... extremes, the Steele Creek YMCA will host its ... Race on Saturday, September 13 at YMCA Camp ... in three race divisions: adult, youth and teams. Within ... pushing themselves to their physical limit - for a worthy ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... Canada Goose Parkas from CanadaGooseJackor.nu are great. By ... With unique detailing such as buttons, leather trim and a ... in opulence. Recently, the company has unveiled its new range ... , True enough, the new assortment comes in various popular ... off) on all these brand new items. By launching the ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The New ... ) is holding free events about “ Sexuality & ... Liz Treston. These straightforward and entertaining discussions are for ... Bussani Mobility (501 Concord Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY) and October ... Avenue, Bethpage, NY). , The New York Mobility ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Top10BestSEOHosting.com Releases the Best ASP.NET Hosting Suppliers of This Year: Hostgator, Arvixe and FatCow 2Health News:Bedding Mart, Top Mattress Store in Broken Arrow Oklahoma, Announces a Huge Labor Day Sale 2Health News:C2 Survival Racers Go to Extremes to Provide Kids with YMCA Programs 2Health News:CanadaGooseJackor.nu: 2014 Canada Goose Banff Parkas At Discounted Prices 2Health News:Bussani Mobility Sponsors New York Mobility Club Meetings September 9 & October 7 for People with Disabilities, Sexuality & Intimacy Discussed by Advocate Liz Treston 2
Other Contents