Tag: "priming" at biology news
Prenatal Stress Keeps Infants, Toddlers up at Night, Study Says
...ms we witnessed may play an active, causal role in priming
the path for these childrens emotional and cognitive problems in later life, or if both conditions merely fall out of the same stressful pregnancies. Related studies now show that stress, which is associated with increased exposure stress hormone...
Early-stage immune system control of HIV may depend on inherited factors
...es [viral fragments] that are particularly good at priming
an early T cell response may be important to vaccine design, and the impact of an individual's genetic HLA Class I background implies that a successful vaccine would have to overcome genetic factors associated with a less protective response," he add...
HIV-1 kills immune cells in the gut that may never bounce back
...une cells responsible for recognizing invaders and priming
other cells for attack. Intrigued, Martin Markowitz, an Aaron Diamond Professor at Rockefeller University and a staff scientist at ADARC, wanted to know whether this loss was reversible, and whether giving patients HAART during the early infection pe...
Progress made in HIV vaccine development
... to Graham, is "to evaluate the combination of DNA priming
and rAd5 boosting. Combining these distinct gene-delivery vaccination approaches has the potential to induce higher levels of T cell responses and a different quality of response than either approach by itself." As Robinson and Weinhold add, the i...
UCSD study reveals how plants respond to elevated carbon dioxide
...udent working with Schroeder at UCSD, likened this priming
to removing ear plugs from someone at a rock conce...cation processes within cells, the need for sensor priming
makes certain that the stomata don't close for inappropriate reasons." The researchers speculate t...
Researchers map out networks that determine cell fate
...f Technology. "Irreversible resolution of lineage priming
appears to be a common feature of blood cell diffe... if this property of mixed lineage transcriptional priming
is shared amongst different kinds of stem cells, then resolving these mixed-lineage states will inva...
New gene reduces retinal degeneration in fruit flies
...nd pathway for DAG production? "We think Lazaro is priming
the system for maximal light response," says Montell. DAG can be metabolized to polyunsaturated fatty acids, which have been shown to control TRP channels in flies and may also control some mammalian TRP channels. However, exactly how these molecul...