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Spleen may be source of versatile stem cells

...he MGHconducts the largest hospital-based research program in the UnitedStates, with an annual research budget of more than $400 million andmajor research centers in AIDS, cardiovascular research, cancer,cutaneous biology, medical imaging, neurodegenerative disorders,transplantation biology and photomedicine...

Newly-discovered class of genes determines ?and restricts ?stem cell fate

...ings told us that a recapitulation of an embryonic program is occurring in resident stem cells in adult skin," explains Jon Epstein, MD, Professor of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division. "These few rare stem cells were expressing genes that previously had only been known to be expressed in a developing embryo....

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

...wn byscientists. These rules are summarized in the program and are termedthe "Rosetta score." The program tries a great many conformations andreturns those with the lowest Rosetta scores; these conformation...

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

...wn byscientists. These rules are summarized in the program and are termedthe "Rosetta score." The program tries a great many conformations andreturns those with the lowest Rosetta scores; these conformation...

Affymetrix Unveils Plans to Double Plant and Animal Genome Microarray Offering

...ing at Affymetrix. "We had great success with this program lastyear. By providing the plant and animal community groups with a single,standardized platform for gene expression research, they can easilycompare results, build reliable databases and move science forward morequickly."Affymetrix Consortia Program...

Study Demonstrates Gene Expression Microarrays are Comparable and Reproducible

... microarray studies, the NCI’sDirector’s Challenge program set up this preliminary study to compareresults between labs. Twelve different tumor tissues, five cancer celllines, and five purified RNA samples were prepared, blinded, andrandomized for analysis in four laboratories: University of MichiganMedical ...

A much-needed shot in the arm for HIV vaccine development

...ates Foundation's HIV, TB, and Reproductive Health program and oneof the plan's authors. "We hope that that the Global HIV VaccineEnterprise will speed the development of a vaccine by bringing newcollaboration, resources, and strategic focus to the field.""The partners in the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise ar...

Inexpensive, mass-produced genes core of synthetic biology advances at UH

...Houston, now allowing researchers to inexpensively program the chemicalsynthesis of entire genes on a single microchip.Xiaolian Gao, a professor in the department of biology and biochemistryat UH, works at the leading edge of this field. Her recent findings onhow to mass produce multiple genes on a single ch...

Scientists collaborate to assess health of global environment

...tions in 2001, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment program will issue its primary report on March 30 during p...nk and others, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment program also will evaluate future scenarios and give governments and institutions direction that Mooney desc...

Enzyme shown to help protect genomic stability

...ki Professor in the gene expression and regulation program at Wistar and senior author on the study. "Otherwise, they can recombine with themselves or with other DNA segments. In the telomeres, such events may accelerate aging or trigger cancer in humans." "We have identified a molecular mechanism to explai...

Poplar trees redirect resources in response to simulated attack

...l Thorpe who is helping to build the plant-imaging program at Brookhaven. Plants subjected to the jasmonic acid "attack" produced more radiolabeled sugar and delivered more of it to the roots than plants untreated with the hormone. "This is pretty convincing evidence that plants can respond 'passively' by r...

Critical role in programmed cell death identified

...ppear to release molecules that set the cell death program in motion. While their activity in mammalian cell ...uld have died instead live. Worms whose cell death program is blocked survive, at least in the lab, with their 131 extra cells. Such studies are impractical in...

MSI releases 'moleculizer' - a new approach to simulation of intracellular biochemical networks

... Center ofExcellence in Genomic Research. The CEGS program supportsmulti-investigator, interdisciplinary research teams to develop noveland innovative genomic research projects."Moleculizer is exactly the sort of development that one wants to seefrom multidisciplinary work," explained Dr. Brent. "The mathema...

The Shapes Of Life: NIGMS Project Yields More Than 1,000 Protein Structures

The Protein Structure Initiative (PSI), a national program aimed at determining the three-dimensional shapes of a wide range of proteins, has now determined more than 1,000 different structures. These structures will shed light on how proteins function in many life processes and could lead to targets for the...

Bird Brains Show How Trial and Error May Contribute to Learning

...ic trials were possible with the aid of a computer program that could track the bird twitters and trigger stimulations to LMAN at precise moments to elicit measurable effects on a predetermined syllable, song after song. The researchers found that different areas of LMAN tuned the same note in different dir...

Applied Biosystems Introduces Advanced Gene Expression Service Provider Program

...ed Gene Expression Service Provider Program, a new program for service providers who are interested in access... Gene Expression Assays for target validation. The program includes a bundled product option for the entire gene expression workflow application and technical ...

Harnessing microbes, one by one, to build a better nanoworld

...ed Gene Expression Service Provider Program, a new program for service providers who are interested in access... Gene Expression Assays for target validation. The program includes a bundled product option for the entire gene expression workflow application and technical ...

International HapMap consortium expands mapping effort

...esponsiveness," said Karen Kennedy, Ph.D., science program manager at the Wellcome Trust. "When the more comprehensive version of the HapMap is completed this fall, such studies will be able to be carried out with even greater speed and efficiency." To create the HapMap, DNA was taken from blood samples fro...

Vascular structure and function improve with diet and exercise

...s and Vascular Biology. "Our lifestyle management program appears to improve the health of the vasculature, so it might lower the risk of high blood pressure, diabetes, heart attacks and stroke," said presenter and lead author Kunihiko Aizawa, M.Sc., a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Western Ontario in...

Children's taste sensitivity and food choices influenced by taste gene

... continues and extends Monell's long-term research program exploring development of taste and flavor preferences during childhood, a critical time for learning about food. Mennella comments, "Our previous studies focused on how early experience influences preferences for foods and flavors. Now, we have a too...

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