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Source of molecular triggers in cutaneous T cell lymphoma identified

... interactions, we may gain the ability to manage a spectrum of maladies ranging from cancer to disorders of immune regulation," said Edelson. "Inhibiting Treg-cell generation may be useful for cancer immunotherapy and promoting Treg development may be useful to induce tolerance in autoimmune disease and trans...

Another Look Finds Promising Proteomics Test is Not Biologically Plausible

...uce a protein spectrum. A peak in the graph of the spectrum represents a protein (the identity of which is oft...ry peaks appear to be spread across the entire m/z spectrum in the second data set, but “changes in protein expression associated with cancer should affect only...

New species from old data

...uce a protein spectrum. A peak in the graph of the spectrum represents a protein (the identity of which is oft...ry peaks appear to be spread across the entire m/z spectrum in the second data set, but “changes in protein expression associated with cancer should affect only...

Cracking the olfactory code in bees

...uce a protein spectrum. A peak in the graph of the spectrum represents a protein (the identity of which is oft...ry peaks appear to be spread across the entire m/z spectrum in the second data set, but “changes in protein expression associated with cancer should affect only...

Signaling protein builds bigger, better bones in mice

...uce a protein spectrum. A peak in the graph of the spectrum represents a protein (the identity of which is oft...ry peaks appear to be spread across the entire m/z spectrum in the second data set, but “changes in protein expression associated with cancer should affect only...

Clam embryo study shows pollutant mixture adversely affects nerve cell development

...e clues about such neurological mysteries asautism spectrum disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Totest her hypothesis, MBL scientist Carol Reinisch and her colleaguestreated developing surf clam embryos (Spisula solidissima) withdifferent combinations of BCE and studied their effects on ner...

Study identifies predictors of HIV drug resistance in patients beginning triple therapy

...e clues about such neurological mysteries asautism spectrum disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Totest her hypothesis, MBL scientist Carol Reinisch and her colleaguestreated developing surf clam embryos (Spisula solidissima) withdifferent combinations of BCE and studied their effects on ner...

Same mutation aided evolution in many fish species, Stanford study finds

...ively uniform marine population into today's broad spectrum of shapes and sizes when the last Ice Age ended roughly 10,000 years ago. Because ocean fish quickly evolved into such distinct populations when they colonized new freshwater lakes and streams, they are an ideal model for understanding how animals ad...

Devising Nano Vision for an Optical Microscope

...he wavelengths of light in the visible part of the spectrum greatly exceed nanoscale dimensions. Consequently, the resolution of conventional light-based imaging methods is limited to about 200 nanometers—too large to resolve the details of nanotechnology, which, by definition, are no more than half that size...

UCSD team discovers specialized, rare heart stem cells in newborns

...ive their own cardiac stem cells to correct a wide spectrum of pediatric cardiac diseases, according to co-first authors Moretti and Karl-Ludwig Laugwitz, M.D., a Heisenberg-Scholar of the German Research Foundation. "Conceptually, these cells could provide a cell-therapy based approach to pediatric cardiac ...

Kinovate Life Sciences Launches Nittophase?High Performance Solid Support For Oligonucleatide Synthesis

...s way, NittoPhase?offers a solution for the entire spectrum of oligonucleotide synthesis applications. “Kinovate Life Sciences aims to be a robust partner to both oligonucleotide manufacturers and drug development companies by providing NittoPhase? a new support with superlative performance at a significantl...

Expression Project for Oncology (expO) completes first phase of standardized gene expression analyses

...,000 to 3,000 tumor specimens representing a broad spectrum of malignancies and 500-1,000 normal tissues. expO has exceeded its first-year milestone of collecting consented and clinically annotated tumor biospecimens in a highly standardized format by 65%. This accomplishment puts expO on a projection to exc...

Mystery Blood Vessel Disorder Implicated In 'Mini' Strokes

...intracranial arterial dolichoectasia and the whole spectrum of small vessel disease abnormalities, thus defining a new cerebrovascular syndrome," said Amarenco. The researchers will continue to follow the patients in this study (the GENIC study) to try to determine which vascular or genetic factors contribut...

Leprosy microbes lead scientists to immune discovery

... and training the 900-plus student body in a broad spectrum of disciplines crucial to the health and well being of individuals and populations around the world. Programs and projects range from the molecular biology of AIDS vaccines to the epidemiology of cancer; from risk analysis to violence prevention; fro...

Measuring Enzymes At End Of Cancer Pathway Predicts Outcome Of Tarceva, Taxol

... breast cancer cells. Taxol, used to treat a wide spectrum of cancers, works by interrupting the reorganization of the cell that is necessary if it is to divide. While it was known that the primary effect of the drug is to interfere with assembly of the spindle that pulls nuclear chromosomes apart during cel...

Disease progression model of pancreatic cancer developed by Penn researchers

... disease. "With a model that can generate the full spectrum of disease, from preinvasive to invasive and metastastic lesions, we can begin to tease out the events that are linked to the progression of pancreatic cancer," explains Hingorani. "In trying to understand what events are required to create and suppo...

Stanford gut check shows diversity of intestinal ecosystem

...l flora is critical to human physiology and a wide spectrum of disease, but the first step in studying this ecosystem is to figure out who is there and how the community census varies in time and space," said Eckburg, the lead author of the study published in this week's online edition of Science Express. "Bu...

Two chemicals boost immune cells' ability to fight HIV without gene therapy

...merase also offer therapeutic potential for a wide spectrum of degenerative diseases and chronic conditions in which cellular aging plays a role. "I'm really excited by our findings. This progress moves us one step closer to drugs that work by switching telomerase on permanently and keeping the immune cells ...

DOE JGI launches IMG public online microbial genome data clearinghouse

...o the urgent need of handling the vast and growing spectrum of datasets emerging from genome projects taken on by the DOE JGI and other public DNA sequencing centers. It is our hope that the IMG system will enable our scientists to tap the rich diversity of microbial environments and harness the possibilities...

Atmosphere may cleanse itself better than previously thought

...llowed the researchers to observe a portion of the spectrum that the molecules absorb ?a portion that has been something of a blind spot for scientists, who often detect chemical reactions by perceiving the telltale light frequencies that certain reactions are known to emit or absorb. Many sources of OH radic...

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