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Spleen may be source of versatile stem cells

...rs in the January 19 issue of SAGE KE , an online resource on the science of aging from the publishers of the journal Science. "Theremay be a previously undiscovered pocket of primitive stem cells in thespleen that are important for healing several types of damage orinjury," says Denise Faustman, MD, PhD, d...

PANTHER Protein Classification System Database 5.0

...e PANTHER system provides scientists with a unique resource for genefunction prediction and analysis based on a combination of advancedbioinformatics and manual data curation,?said Paul D. Thomas, SeniorDirector of Computational Biology for Applied Biosystems, PrimaryInvestigator for the development of the PA...

Wiley announces publication of Databasing the Brain

...ructures "Databasing the Brain" is an invaluable resource for students entering this interdisciplinary area, as well as for researchers wanting to cross-train between neuroscience and informatics. About the Authors: Stephen H. Koslow, Ph.D., is the Director of External Relations at the Seattle-based Allen...

Supercomputer Dedicated To Bioengineering, Computational Biology Installed

...ntegrated into a computational grid to provide the resource to as many UCSD researchers as possible. Eventually, the cluster will also be made available to computational biologists and bioengineers across the country as part of a new paradigm often referred to as grid computing. The new cluster, which was pu...

Genetically modified rice in China benefits farmers' health, study finds

...tudy co-author Carl Pray, an agriculture, food and resource economics professor at Rutgers' Cook College who specializes in the economics of technology change in the agriculture of developing countries. "Farm surveys of randomly selected farm households that are cultivating the insect-resistant GM rice variet...

DuPont's first biologically derived polymer receives global recognition

...re becoming the most reliable backup power for the resource consumption of humans and will serve to further protect the environment." DuPontTM Sorona® offers unique properties to consumers and manufacturers. Consumers appreciate the unique qualities that DuPontTM Sorona® brings to fabrics, including exceptio...

New online portal merges vast data on Gulf of Maine ecosystem

... much of it available for the first time, enabling resource managers and scientific researchers to combine and... for now, access to the data will be an invaluable resource for scientists seeking to understand marine ecosystems. Dr. Lewis Incze, chief scientist for the Gu...

Molecular models advance the fight against malaria

...nti-malarial drug therapies. Yeast is an effective resource because it can be safely grown in large quantities and can be easily modified to take on the qualities of more dangerous pathogens, without risking human infection. When the researchers genetically transferred mutations into the yeast surrogates, th...

Heart repair gets new muscle

...tion. And with time, they might prove an important resource for developing cell-based therapies for heart disease. ### Citation: Winitsky SO, Gopal TV, Hassanzadeh S, Takahashi H, Gryder D, et al. (2005) Adult murine skeletal muscle contains cells that can differentiate into beating cardiomyocytes in vitro....

Reservoirs may accelerate the spread of invasive aquatic species, researchers say

... An ecological hypothesis known as the fluctuating resource availability hypothesis suggests that these characteristics will enhance the susceptibility of reservoirs to invasion. Because reservoirs are more saline that freshwater lakes, Havel, Lee, and Vander Zanden propose they could provide a haven that hel...

Study: 'homemade' gene expression technology unreliable

...CROET and another by OHSU's West Campus microarray resource facility. "It's possible to buy a robot which will take some copies of RNA on a small pin and then write that on a glass slide repetitively until one can build up hundreds of thousands of different spots on this glass array," Spencer said. But as c...

Agilent Technologies releases probe sequence, annotation information for all its commercial gene expression microarrays

...cts on biological systems, thereby creating a vast resource of gene expression responses to chemical toxicants. The data will eventually be made available through the NIEHS National Center of Toxicogenomics' Chemical Effects on Biological Systems (CEBS) database, currently under development. "The NIEHS Natio...

Virus-host interactions at sea effect global photosynthesis

...cts on biological systems, thereby creating a vast resource of gene expression responses to chemical toxicants. The data will eventually be made available through the NIEHS National Center of Toxicogenomics' Chemical Effects on Biological Systems (CEBS) database, currently under development. "The NIEHS Natio...

B-15A collides with Antarctic ice tongue

...cts on biological systems, thereby creating a vast resource of gene expression responses to chemical toxicants. The data will eventually be made available through the NIEHS National Center of Toxicogenomics' Chemical Effects on Biological Systems (CEBS) database, currently under development. "The NIEHS Natio...

Undesirable expatriates: Preventing the spread of invasive animals

...ssful invaders can displace native animals through resource competition, predation or disease-- ushering in biodiversity loss. Globally, invasive species are the second leading cause of animal extinction, preceded only by habitat loss. Not all introduced animals become invasive. When moved into a foreign env...

Building a human kinase gene repository

...thodologies. This gene collection will be a useful resource for the scientific community and will facilitate high-throughput cellular and biochemical assays and structural studies of this important gene family. ...

Changing ecosystems throw scientists mega-challenges

...ex environmental systems. Because it is a critical resource whose availability strongly impacts human health and economic development, answering questions in that domain will advance scientific understanding while addressing urgent societal issues. The report states those results could then be applied to othe...

Finding hidden invaders in a Hawaiian rain forest

..., state, and private organizations. Scientists and resource managers from Carnegie, Stanford University, the U...s the landscape." "These findings are valuable to resource managers on two levels," remarked Tim Tunison, Chief of Resource Management of the Hawaii Volcanoes ...

A new way to share models of biological systems

...s: "The next logical step was to build a community resource that would allow anyone to submit, download and reuse the models. That's the purpose of the BioModels database. BioModels provides access to published, peer-reviewed, quantitative models of biochemical and cell-biological systems." Some of these sys...

Radio-tracking associated with 'dramatic shift' in water vole sex ratio

...gest this could be explained in terms of the local resource competition hypothesis, which predicts that mothers with access to poor resources will produce offspring of the sex most likely to disperse and therefore reduce local competition for resources. "Radio-collars clearly have the potential to cause some...

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