Tag: "tamed" at biology news
Johns Hopkins lab scientists tame overactive CF protein
... Center scientists has identified and successfully tamed
an overactive protein that plays a key role in cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disorder that interferes with the body's ability to transport chloride in and out of cells. Using a tool called RNA interference on cells in the laboratory, researchers ...
Plant-derived vaccines safeguard against deadly plague
...ath" feared throughout history, having been widely tamed
since the advent of antibiotics. But a new concern has emerged in recent years with respect to bioterrorism. "There have been discovered some resistant strains to antibiotics and that poses a concern, especially if plague would be used as a bioweap...
Researchers extend mouse lifespan by protecting against free radicals
... free radicals, then age-related diseases could be tamed
and organisms ?and ultimately people ?may be able to live longer. Scientists have previously been able to extend the lifespan of mice in lab experiments by managing their diets and reducing their caloric intake. Another method relied on the restrict...