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Study Demonstrates Gene Expression Microarrays are Comparable and Reproducible

...iated 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 studies carried out in multiple locations and would necessitatethat microarray...

Papers of DNA Pioneer and Nobel Laureate Francis Crick Added to National Library of Medicine’s Profiles in Science Web Site

...the structure of DNA, and Crick’s unpublished note predicting the existence of transfer ribonucleic acid. Profiles in Science was launched September 1998 by the National Library of Medicine. The Library, the world’s largest library of the health sciences, is a component of the National Institutes of Health, U....

Circles Of DNA Might Help Predict Success Of Stem Cell Transplantation

...ove their ability to manage individual patients by predicting how they will respond to stem cell transplants." Other authors of this study are Raymond Barfield, Ely Benaim, Wing Leung, James Knowles, Dawn Lawrence, Mario Otto, Sheila A. Shurtleff, Geoffrey A. M. Neale, Frederick G. Behm and Victoria Turner. #...

PANTHER Protein Classification System Database 5.0

... 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 has been excellent and very informative for thea...

Affymetrix and the Karolinska Institutet Announce Translational Medicine Strategic Alliance

...g and treating existing diseases, to being able to predicting disease susceptibility and an individual's response to drugs," said Patrick Kelly, European Site Manager and Vice President, Affymetrix. "This is what personalized medicine is all about -- enabling clinicians to detect diseases earlier and manage the...

US life expectancy about to decline, researchers say

... Illinois at Chicago professor S. Jay Olshansky is predicting a decline in life expectancy in the United States later this century. That prediction, which is based on the dramatic rise in obesity, especially among young people and minorities, is from a special report appearing in the March 17 issue in the New ...

Live fast, die young true for forests too

...ges is therefore needed to reduce uncertainties in predicting future climatic changes. ...

Fleshing out the genome

...r any further experimentation and, eventually, for predicting biological function," said Eugene Kolker, president and director of BIATECH, an affiliate scientist at PNNL and lead author of a study in the Feb. 8 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that applies the new annotation method to a strain of...

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

..., the UC-Davis team developed a mathematical model predicting that low-frequency vibrations have the potential of traveling up to 20 miles in the ground--potentially three times farther than airborne calls. A year later, after earning a doctorate at UC-Davis, O'Connell-Rodwell moved to Stanford, where she desi...

Gov't Creates Gene Database of Normal Human Tissues

...ated with certain cancers, classifying tumors, and predicting patient outcome. Another NCI-funded study recently demonstrated that microarray analysis of identical tissue samples at geographically separate laboratories can produce the same quality of results as those done within a single lab**. The normal organ...

Analysis Of Human Genome To Predict The Development Of Illnesses

...vanced biochemical analysis tool that will help in predicting the evolution of diseases, accelerate their diagnosis and identify new therapeutic targets (lines of action) for ailments such as cancer, depression and hepatitis. This bioinformatics tool, designed in collaboration with the Centre for Applied Resea...

Rabies spread speeds up

...ammal. Controlling the spread of rabies depends on predicting the spatial dynamics of the disease - where new outbreaks might occur and how the virus might spread. In a new study reported in the freely-available online journal PLoS Biology, Real and colleagues apply a mathematical model to predict the likely sp...

Brain Scan Study of Smokers Reveals Signature of Craving

...d, such brain scans may yield diagnostic tests for predicting which smokers will benefit most from particular quitting methods. The team reported its results in an article in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology that is now online and which will be published in print in a forthcoming issue. The research was sup...

Understanding biases in epidemic models important when making public health predictions

...el predictions. The impact of such differences on predicting the spread of new, highly transmissible diseases c...the transmissibility of an infection could lead to predicting inadequate levels of disease management, such as contact tracing and quarantining of those exposed. ...

Inhaling large amounts of salt can cause hypertension

...el predictions. The impact of such differences on predicting the spread of new, highly transmissible diseases c...the transmissibility of an infection could lead to predicting inadequate levels of disease management, such as contact tracing and quarantining of those exposed. ...

Field of beams - Novel system uses polarized light pulses to reveal crop health

...el predictions. The impact of such differences on predicting the spread of new, highly transmissible diseases c...the transmissibility of an infection could lead to predicting inadequate levels of disease management, such as contact tracing and quarantining of those exposed. ...

Carnegie Mellon University research reveals how cells process large genes

...tected events could have profound implications for predicting what constitutes a gene and for studying gene expression, mutation and evolution, according to Lopez. For example, recursive splicing must now be taken into account when evaluating mutations that disrupt gene expression and produce a dysfunctional ...

Reversal of role for a viral protein associated with the development of lymphoma

...tected events could have profound implications for predicting what constitutes a gene and for studying gene expression, mutation and evolution, according to Lopez. For example, recursive splicing must now be taken into account when evaluating mutations that disrupt gene expression and produce a dysfunctional ...

MicroRNA tweaks protein that controls early heart development

...or potential microRNA targets. "If this method of predicting targets turns out to be correct and specific, I think it will go a long way to opening the field more broadly, providing scientists who study microRNAs with an easier way to really figure out what they do," Dr. Srivastava said. In addition to Dr. Sr...

Envisat and ERS-2 reveal hidden side of Hurricane Rita

...ful tool for monitoring a hurricane's progress and predicting its potential impact. This is because anomalies in SSH can be used to identify warmer ocean features such as warm core rings, eddies and currents. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is utilising Envisat RA-2 results along...

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