Tag: "together" at biology news
Carnegie Mellon scientists find key HIV protein makes cell membranes bend more easily
...ip to this facility, the team plans to study FP-23 together
with cholesterol, a molecule known to modulate the stiffness of cell membranes....
Genomic Analysis Uncovers New Targets for HIV Vaccine
...ology, 18 months to discover the three genes, that together
greatly increase our knowledge of why patients dif...laborative efforts involved were truly remarkable: together
as a group we were able to do something that none of us individually could accomplish. The results o...
Research identifies protein that signals flowering in squash plants
... the phloem to the floral meristems, where it acts together
with other factors to induce flowering. The precis...J. Lucas from the University of California, Davis, together
with a number of coauthors, provide strong evidence that FT protein acts as a florigenic signal in c...
Cellular message movement captured on video
... by showing that paxillin and actin filaments move together
we have some insight into the possibility of how p...l adhesions. “When we piece all of these things together
we can get a more complete understanding of how the cell functions, both in migration and signal tra...
How sneaky HIV escapes cells
...t of the cell in exosomes are the ability to clump together
and attach to the cell’s membrane,” Gould says. ...s to normal human cells that force nearby proteins together
into a clump, and this was enough to get them sent out of the cell in exosomes. If they added a teth...
CSIRO scientists join fight to save 'Tassie devil'
...d Fibre Technology and Land and Water, are working together
to hunt down the cause of Devil Facial Tumour Dise... with the disease. “We are hoping we can work together
to develop a pre-clinical diagnostic test based on recent developments in the diagnosis of human bre...
Ancient DNA traces the woolly mammoth's disappearance
...an provide many insights,” Lister said. “Our work, together
with that of others, shows that the conditions for extinction can be set up long before the actual extinction event.”...
'Lucky 13' as new gene discovery offers further hope for childhood blindness
... may be enough to restore vision. So our findings, together
with the recently announced clinical trials, hold great promise." Mutations in LCA5 are relatively rare. As it is a recessive gene, a child would need to be carrying two copies of the gene to develop LCA, one from each parent. However, the disorde...
Physicist cracks women's random but always lucky choice of X chromosome
... this process both X chromosomes are brought close together
within the cell. The Warwick researcher paper says...e and reaches an energy state in which it can pull together
all the material building up in both plugs into a single protein plug. That single plug then closes ...
Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan
... of Southern Sudan, and we look forward to working together
to safeguard this amazing wildlife treasure.” Fay and his colleagues believe that follow-up aerial surveys and tracking will reveal that the team missed a significant portion of kob due to the animals’ movements during the surveys. As a result,...
Progress toward an antitumor vaccine
...ir anchor is a thioether (two carbon atoms coupled together
through a sulfur atom). To this end, the carrier protein is first equipped with a spacer, which has an allyl group (two carbon atoms attached by a double bond) at its end. The glycopeptide is coupled to a building block that causes thiols (sulfur–hyd...
Study investigates 'divorce' among Galapagos seabirds
...and father is not enough to keep an avian marriage together
for the Nazca booby, a long-lived seabird found in...y improves as the pairs of birds get older and are together
longer, as has been found in other birds. But, often the female seeks a divorce after a few breed...
Could fungal collection hold the key to new life-saving drugs?
...trains of infections such as MRSA.” SIDR brings together
scientists from different disciplines to focus on drug discovery. They have developed test systems to detect biological activity in samples of natural products that could lead to new medicinal products. Previous work at SIDR found activities from pla...
New findings challenge established views on human genome
...ntify every part and understand how the parts work together
to contribute to health and disease. In recent...e collaborative study focused on 44 targets, which together
cover about 1 percent of the human genome sequence, or about 30 million DNA base pairs. The targets ...
Research finds that circadian rhythms dominate all life functions
...ness, the groups of genes that typically oscillate together
-- such as genes responsible for the function of an organ or a specific tissue -- are chaotic under this state and don't function as a group. Lack of orchestration can be easily confused with the lack of oscillation. This makes the rhythm much harder...
Weizmann Institute scientists develop a general 'control switch' for protein activity
...mann Institute’s Biological Regulation Department, together
with Dr. Miri Eisenstein of Chemical Research Support, have recently developed a unique “switch” that can control the activity of any protein, raising it several-fold or stopping it almost completely. The method provides researchers with a simple and...
Human genetic 'deserts' are teeming with significant life
...among the many international collaborators working together
on a pilot project to use as a ‘reference set’ by ...warming mass of different overlapping transcripts, together
with our findings that suggest we have only uncovered a portion of its complexity, has important imp...
Helping chlorine-eating bacteria clean up toxic waste
...omputer models of how the bacteria's proteins work together
under each condition and whether the pathway for each condition is the same for PCE and TCE, and if not, what steps they have in common. It will be an "iterative process," Richardson said. If a model shows that changing a particular condition prod...
Putting feelings into words produces therapeutic effects in the brain
... “This is such an exciting study because it brings together
the Buddha’s teachings — more than 2,500 years ago, he talked about the benefits of labeling your experience — with modern neuroscience,” Creswell said. “Now, for the first time since those teachings, we have shown there is actually a neurological re...
'Smart' mice teach scientists about learning process, brain disorders
...n shown that it can be done, but we put the system together
and actually applied it." Normally, Cdk5 works with another enzyme to break up a molecule called NR2B, which is found in nerve-cell membranes and stimulates the cell to fire when a nerve-cell-signaling molecule, or neurotransmitter, binds to it. N...
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