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Affymetrix Unveils Plans to Double Plant and Animal Genome Microarray Offering

...e ExpressionMarketing 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...

Cytoplasm affects the number of vertebrae in carp-goldfish clones

...rtebrae; one had 31. Although the initial rate of success in producing carp-goldfish clones is low--seven offspring in 501 attempts in this study--the authors believe that cross-species transplantation will lead to improved understanding of the contributions of the nucleus and egg cytoplasm to the growth an...

Gene therapy converts dead bone graft to new, living tissue

...ology looks like it will have a dramatic effect on success rates for cancer patients who would otherwise be f...one remodeling response. Stem cells have also seen success in this area, but Schwarz says their appeal has waned because their handling ?keeping them alive and...

Muscle-targeted gene therapy reverses rare muscular dystrophy in mice

...ting developmental milestones." Despite the early success of enzyme replacement therapy for some children with Pompe disease, a need for gene therapy remains, he added. In gene therapy, a therapeutic gene is delivered to patient cells, often using a modified virus. Gene therapy might offer an alternative t...

First-ever Compounds To Target Only Metastatic Cells Are Highly Effective Against Breast, Prostate, And Colon Cancers

...ll culture studies suggest they can reproduce that success in a wide range of other cancers, too. "What's unique about these analogues is that they do all this without affecting primary tumor cells, or their blood supply," Dr. Huang said. "To our knowledge, that's a real first." Exact mechanisms remain unc...

Nano-Probes Allow an Inside Look at Cell Nuclei

... of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Their success lies in specially prepared crystalline semiconductors composed of a few hundred or thousand atoms that emit different colors of light when illuminated by a laser. Because these fluorescent probes are stable and nontoxic, they have the ability to rema...

NJIT Presidential Award winner takes stem cell research another step

... "Treena's research is unique because she has had success in crafting the right environment for stem cells to grow into other cells," said William Hunter, chairman of the biomedical-engineering department at NJIT. "She is working in a brand-new world of medical therapy." Arinzeh's first stem-cell breakthro...

Scientists discover how fish evolved to float at different sea depths

...dings will help us to understand the diversity and success of modern fishes in their environment." Dr Berenbrink's research will be published in Science magazine on Friday, 18 March 2005. ...

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

...euticals. “We look forward to participating in the success of NittoPhase? Our product development partnership with Nitto Denko is another example of how Isis has used its expertise in RNA-based drug discovery and development to work with partners in bringing innovative products to the market.?/p>...

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

...local clinical research coordinators and expO, the success rate achieved in preserving these samples was 100%. Such well-preserved tissue allows the subsequent analysis to more precisely reflect the tumor’s biology. "We are very pleased with the significant successes the project has achieved in our first ye...

Mayo Clinic Researchers Create 'Obedient Virus'; First Step To Use Measles Virus Against Cancer

...he key innovation of their work and central to the success of the team's investigation. It enables researchers to grow retargeted measles virus on special "universal substrate cells" -- while at the same time conserving the viral component for targeting and destroying tumors. Mass production of a retargeted ...

Artifical cornea lets woman blind 20 years see

...es himself, but holds no financial interest in the success of the artificial cornea. "We've been fortunate to see gradual improvement in the use of the keratoprosthesis over the years," Dohlman said. "A series of steps have resulted in good long-term retention and stability, as well as good vision, in patie...

Stem Cell Research Shows Potential for Replacing Tissue Damaged in Heart Attacks

... the research has achieved unprecedented levels of success in this area. Dr. Lough’s laboratory currently is developing support to expand these findings in several areas that will provide additional information. First, they want to identify the factors from precardiac endoderm that induce cardiac myocytes f...

Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Angola update

...n brought to bear on the present outbreak, and the success of this collaborative effort has surpassed initial expectations. Needs, which have ranged from satellite telephones and hand-held radio sets to vehicles, protective equipment, disinfectants, and specialized staff, have been rapidly communicated and i...

Promising new West Nile therapy cures disease in mice

...earchers tested their antibody in mice and say its success warrants further development and testing in people with West Nile disease. "West Nile virus has emerged in the United States as a regular seasonal threat, particularly for people over 50. We currently do not have a proven therapy for people with ser...

Anti cancer virotherapy well tolerated in first human administration, research finds

... group has published research on CVA21 that showed success in specifically targeting and killing melanoma cells in mice . The virotherapy technique involves the specific targeting and killing of cancer cells through the introduction into the body of the appropriate viral material which then reproduces at a ...

Strongest proof yet found for prion hypothesis

...arge quantities of prion protein necessary for the success of the experiments and opened the door to further TSE studies. According to Soto, it should also soon facilitate creating a much-needed blood test for prions, which would greatly improve current surveillance techniques for mad cow disease and its hum...

First frozen egg baby born in Canada

... results are particularly encouraging because this success rate is comparable to regular IVF cycles with ICSI using fresh eggs in many IVF centres," says Dr. Tan. Egg freezing is useful for a number of reasons. "The process enables young women diagnosed with cancer to preserve their fertility before undergo...

Shift of weather patterns necessitates rethinking of reforestation methods

...e or more ago, East Texas weather patterns favored success with this planting strategy. Relatively cool, wet weather throughout mid-summer gave the new seedlings time to recover from root damage. But weather patterns have changed, Taylor said. "Using a Texas Forest Service analysis of 100 years of weather ...

Physiological effects of reduced gravity on bacteria

...ry low nutrient conditions), may contribute to the success of these water system bacteria. ...

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