Tag: "ridding" at biology news
Wisconsin scientists grow two new stem cell lines in animal cell-free culture
...mall step closer to clinical reality by completely ridding
the culture medium in which they are grown of animal products that could harbor viruses or other deleterious agents. Successfully growing living cells outside the body generally requires providing the cells in a lab dish with the right mix of nutrie...
Study shows hope for ridding lakes of clawed invader
...0s," says Carpenter. The two-pronged approach to ridding
Sparkling Lake of its rusty crayfish is the key, notes Jake Vander Zanden, a UW-Madison professor of limnology who is helping oversee the experiment. "One important message is that trapping alone will not do it. There's a synergistic effect with the ...
UC Davis study finds HIV hiding from drugs in gut, preventing immune recovery
...mmune system. Restoring its function is crucial to ridding
the body of the virus." Results of the study sug... is acting as a viral reservoir that keeps us from ridding
patients of the virus." Physicians treating HIV-infected patients have long relied on blood measu...
Wheat can fatally starve insect predators
... larvae, which are called virulent, are capable of ridding
their bodies of lectin and surviving. Avirulent larvae are unable to deactivate the lectin. However, the researchers believe that plants resistant to Hessian fly invasions may make several strains of lectins in response to virulent larvae, William...
Maggots rid patients of MRSA
University of Manchester researchers are ridding
diabetic patients of the superbug MRSA - by treating their foot ulcers with maggots. Professor Andrew Boulton and his team used green bottle fly larvae to treat 13 diabetic patients whose foot ulcers were contaminated with MRSA and found all but one...