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Wisconsin scientists grow critical nerve cells

...her vertebrates such as humans. "We cannot simply translate studies from animal to humans," says Zhang. The next step, Li says, will be to test if the newly generated neurons can communicate with other cells when transplanted into a living animal. The team will first test the neurons in chicken embryos. Whi...

W.M. Keck Foundation funds study of friendly microbes

...e University's BioMed 21 initiative, which aims to translate genomic science into patient care. The CGS plays a catalytic role in helping to devise new ways to translate the genetic data obtained from genome sequencing projects to allow researchers to better understand ...

The transparent organism: EMBLEM and Carl Zeiss give labs a unique look at life

...o have found Carl Zeiss as an excellent partner to translate this technology into a product," says Dr. Martin Raditsch, Deputy Managing Director of EMBLEM. EMBL Director-General Prof. Fotis Kafatos and EMBL Group Leader Dr. Ernst Stelzer met with the Member of the Executive Board of the Carl Zeiss Group, Dr. ...

Iron Deficiency Sparks Dramatic Changes In Gene Expression

...d or degraded. Without messenger RNA, agene cannot translate its genetic code into proteins that carry out itsi...With diagnostic markers in place, physicians could translate theseverity of the disease into the appropriate treatment....

New SARS Protein Linked To Important Cell Doorway

...o identifying sequences of genetic code that might translate into proteins that could help the virus avoid immune system attacks. He and his colleagues sought such sequences in portions of the virus' accessory genome—areas of its genetic code not commonly found in other viruses. SARS belongs to a class of vir...

South America's vast pantanal wetland may become next everglades, UNU experts warn

...of the Pantanal wetland. "The challenge now is to translate this will into action." ...

Hirsute Or Hairless? Two Proteins May Spell The Difference

... of targeted cells to determine how targeted cells translate signals into changes in cell adhesion and remodeling, proliferation, and differentiation—the agents of most types of organogenesis. Since Snail, a protein that impedes the transcription of a subset of genes, functions in many developmental processes...

UCLA launches $20 million stem cell institute to investigate HIV, cancer and neurological disorders

...d the GMP facilities will make it easier for us to translate our basic stem cell research into human therapies by using facilities and procedures already in place." The UCLA Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine will focus its embryonic and adult stem cell research in three areas: * HIV: UCLA scie...

No relief for Pacific Northwest drought

...any at OSU. Severe drought does not automatically translate into major fires, said Neilson and colleague James Lenihan, a fire and ecosystem modeler. "It takes ignition sources such as lightning storms to trigger multiple fires, and that doesn't always happen," Lenihan said. "But those events are fairly comm...

FDA Works To Speed The Advent Of New, More Effective Personalized Medicines

... associated devices. FDA will also address ways to translate pharmacogenomics into medical product development and clinical practice. On April 26th at 1:00 p.m. at the Washington Convention Center , the FDA will be presenting a symposium for the public entitled "Personalizing your Healthcare: The Best Consume...

Migratory songbirds have a specialized night-vision brain area

... specialized molecules in their visual system that translate magnetic compass information into visual patterns. Thus, , the researchers hypothesized that night migratory birds would need a specialized night-vision brain area. "There was no evidence of such a specialized region in night migratory birds before ...

Disease progression model of pancreatic cancer developed by Penn researchers

...upport invasive and metastatic disease, we hope to translate our findings into better therapies," states Hingorani. The study was funded in part by the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, the National Pancreas Foundation, and an AACR-PanCAN Career Development Award. Study co-authors ...

Gladstone investigators discover how resting T cells avoid HIV infection

...titute of Virology and Immunology and elsewhere to translate these basic discoveries into novel treatments that could benefit HIV-infected patients around the world." Four years ago, HIV biologists were galvanized by the discovery of A3G as a potent anti-HIV factor. Initially, scientists thought that A3G had ...

Thai spice helps cut blood sugar swings

...d. But he warned that "we don't know how this will translate into humans. Care must be taken because the comparable dosage we use in rats is probably way too high for humans," he added. The 'South Beach' inference; speculation about HCA's potential in diabetes One of the tenets of the successful "South Beach...

Gov't Creates Gene Database of Normal Human Tissues

...The driving force of research in our section is to translate genomic information to the clinic. The goal is to save lives and improve the quality of life for children with high-risk cancer." Until now, no publicly available, normal human organ database has used so many tissue samples (158), or included sample...

Remote control flies? Fly behavior controlled by laser light

...ize an outside signal like a laser light pulse and translate that signal into the electrical signals characteristic of nerve-cell activity. To accomplish this, Miesenböck and Lima devised a triggered molecular lock and key system, where the "lock" was the receiver genetically encoded to be expressed in the ta...

Discovery of New Dopamine Action May Yield Alternative Psychiatric Drugs

...es of neurons that recognize neurotransmitters and translate their signals into a cellular response. Dopamine exerts its functions in the brain by binding to two broad classes of receptors -- one class that transmits signals fast and another that acts through signaling pathways to relay messages more slowly. ...

Ocean climate predicts elk population in Canadian Rockies

...ing that period. He found that positive NPO values translate into elk population declines in the park. Severe weather in the mountains means colder and snowier conditions than usual. More snow is bad news for elk, which have heavy bodies and long, narrow legs and small hooves. The deeper the snow, the further...

Anthrax test, developed by army and CDC, receives FDA approval

.... "Successes such as these demonstrate that we can translate our research efforts into products for our health care providers and clinical laboratory professionals." ...

'Mad cow' proteins successfully detected in blood

.... "Successes such as these demonstrate that we can translate our research efforts into products for our health care providers and clinical laboratory professionals." ...

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