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Clam embryo study shows pollutant mixture adversely affects nerve cell development

...est adverse response.Treating the embryos with the triple mixture resulted in increasedproduction of a subunit of an enzyme called protein kinase A (PKA),which previous research suggests plays a role in neural development,"says Reinisch. "Fluctuations in PKA may influence not only neuronalmaturation but als...

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

...est adverse response.Treating the embryos with the triple mixture resulted in increasedproduction of a subunit of an enzyme called protein kinase A (PKA),which previous research suggests plays a role in neural development,"says Reinisch. "Fluctuations in PKA may influence not only neuronalmaturation but als...

Biodiversity hotspots identify conservation priorities

...ing President Marc Ravalomanana's recent pledge to triple the size of his nation's protected area network. "The new hotspots analysis ensures that we will continue to direct conservation funds to the areas where we can have the greatest possible impact," said Peter Seligmann, CEO and chairman of the board ...

Biochemists report discovery of structure of major piece of telomerase; implications for cancer

... core three strands of RNA come together to form a triple helix. All vertebrate animals investigated so far ... the identical sequence of nucleotides through the triple helix, Theimer said. "The triple helical structure of the pseudoknot must be significant since it is...

Oceans more vulnerable to agricultural runoff than previously thought, study finds

...pollution, and their use is predicted to double or triple over the next 50 years." ...

Asymptomatic HIV babies could use earlier treatment

...onado said. “And none of the children who received triple therapy progressed to AIDS before their third birt...er in the study period were more likely to receive triple therapy and less likely to experience AIDS-related complications or death. In fact, none of the 23 c...

Newest HIV drugs should be used with FUZEON(R)

...I believe these data must change the way we manage triple class experienced patients facing HIV resistance a...nts, establish a new paradigm in the management of triple class-experienced patients. Why FUZEON is effective in face of HIV resistance FUZEON is still the ...

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Many of 2 billion dryland dwellers at risk as land degrades

...cur on average once every 30 years. These droughts triple the number of people exposed to severe water scarcity at least once in every generation, leading to major food and health crises. ...

Vaginal gel may provide a new approach to HIV prevention

...tected from infection. All three monkeys given the triple combination of microbicides remained virus-free. None of the monkeys experienced vaginal irritation or inflammation from the experimental gels. "We felt these inhibitors were likely to be pretty safe. Compounds similar to them have a good safety re...

Biotechnology's newest chemical tool

.... "It turned out that our first bet, a double or triple carbon-carbon bond, placed next to the transferable carbon unit, helped to alleviate the problems that had plagued the reaction in previous studies," Klimasauskas said. He likened the chemical reaction to a mechanical spring, explaining that the chem...

Federal grant funds research on novel HIV therapy

...sing on those sites, researchers hope to achieve a triple benefit: fighting HIV by blocking the virus from immune cells, improving innate immune function and reducing symptoms of depression that are associated with the disease. Steven D. Douglas, M.D., professor of Pediatrics, chief of the Section of Immun...

Amazonian terra preta can transform poor soil into fertile

...not only teaches us how to restore degraded soils, triple crop yields and support a wide array of crops in regions with agriculturally poor soils, but also can lead to technologies to sequester carbon in soil and prevent critical changes in world climate," said Johannes Lehmann, assistant professor of bioge...

GPSDB, the free Gene and Protein Synonyms DataBase

...not only teaches us how to restore degraded soils, triple crop yields and support a wide array of crops in regions with agriculturally poor soils, but also can lead to technologies to sequester carbon in soil and prevent critical changes in world climate," said Johannes Lehmann, assistant professor of bioge...

For one Stanford doctor, the beat goes on during open-heart surgery

...l inside the chest of a 78-year-old man undergoing triple bypass surgery. The surgeon reached into the chest, lifted the beating heart out, then craned his neck to the side, just so, searching for the right spot on the back of the heart to attach the next vessel. Ihnken, MD, clinical assistant professor of...

U of S researchers develop new vaccine candidate against hepatitis C

...rn world, and its annual death toll is expected to triple in the next 10 years. Worldwide, there are about five times more people infected by HCV than with the HIV virus. Treatment of hepatitis C, which like HIV is spread by blood-to-blood contact, is costly and ineffective in about half the patients. Res...

The critical importance of mangroves to ocean life

...ilar to the annual Amazon River discharge], nearly triple the amount estimated from previous smaller-scale estimates of the carbon released into the ocean. Mangrove foliage, however, has declined by nearly half over the past several decades because of increasing coastal development and damage to its habita...

Research identifies protein in mice that regulates bone formation

... is predicted that the number of hip fractures may triple by 2020 unless better prevention and treatment for the disease is improved. The researchers, led by Dallas Jones, a research associate in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Marc Wein, an MD, PhD student, and senior author Laurie ...

Bt cotton in China fails to reap profit after seven years

...han conventional cotton farmers because Bt seed is triple the cost of conventional seed. In addition to Pinstrup-Andersen, the study was conducted by Shenghui Wang, Cornell doctoral candidate in applied economics and management, and now an economist at the World Bank, and Cornell professor David R. Just. ...

Healthy coral reefs of Madagascar resisting damage from climate change

...rc Ravalomanana's government, which has pledged to triple the island nation's total protected areas to 6 million hectares (23,000 square miles), including 1 million hectares (3,800 square miles) of marine protected areas. "In the end, these expeditions have doubled the number of marine species known to the...

Taking 'chips' to the next level of gene hunting

...to try adding another layer reading diagonally" to triple the amount of genomic information packed onto the tiny chips. ...

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