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To control germs, scientists deploy tiny agents provocateurs

...f molecules at a time. The researchers have so far unveiled three promising organic compounds that seemingly quell bacterial signaling. ...

Product improves peptide identification for proteomics research

... glycopeptides. The LC/MSD Trap XCT Ultra will be unveiled at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, April 15-20 (Booths 181 and 183). Availability The Agilent 1100 Series LC/MSD Trap XCT Ultra ion trap mass spectrometer (G4533AA) includes mass spectrometer, electrospray ionization so...

Science's Breakthrough of the Year: Watching evolution in action

...er this year, an international team of researchers unveiled a map of the chimpanzee genome. Scientists are alr...t to date of a voltage-gated potassium channel was unveiled in 2005. These channels, gatekeeper proteins that usher potassium ions in and out of cells, are as k...

Molecular research suggest shift needed in how some drugs are created

... at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign unveiled the crystal structure of mouse interleukin-1 receptor-associated kinase-4 (IRAK-4). They found a distinct highly structured loop between two helices that is remarkably different from that found in Pelle, an IRAK-4-like "death-domain" protein from Dr...

Guiding principles for facial transplantation unveiled

...ciety for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) today unveiled a landmark joint document, Facial Transplantation-ASPS/ASRM Guiding Principles, to assist plastic surgeons considering participation in facial transplantation procedures. "This is truly a remarkable and historic time in plastic surgery," said Bruce ...

Chemical in many air fresheners may reduce lung function

... pathogenesis of respiratory diseases." The NIEHS unveiled a new strategic plan, "New Frontiers in Environmental Sciences and Human Health," in May aimed at challenging and energizing the scientific community to use environmental health sciences to understand the causes of disease and to improve human health...

Rice scientists unveil 'nanoegg'

...versity's Laboratory for Nanophotonics (LANP) have unveiled the "nanoegg," the latest addition to their family ultrasmall, light-focusing particles. A cousin of the versatile nanoshell, nanoeggs are asymmetric specks of matter whose striking optical properties can be harnessed for molecular imaging, medical d...

Researchers discover which organs in Antarctic fish produce antifreeze

...RNA analysis from tissues of a single notothenioid unveiled the anterior portion of the stomach, next to the esophagus-stomach junction, as being the only other site with strong AFGP mRNA expression. Using antibodies, the researchers found the absence of liver synthesis and strong pancreas expression in newly...

Scientists use gene signatures to match cancer and other diseases with potentially effective drugs

...vard and MIT, and other collaborating centers have unveiled a new, systematic approach to drug discovery that matches diseases with potential treatments using a universal language based on cells' distinctive gene activity profiles, or "signatures." A set of three articles being published in the September 2...

International team analyzes human genetic variation in key immune region

An international group of researchers today unveiled a detailed map of human genetic variation within the major histocompatibility complex (MHC), the most important region of the human genome encoding the human response to infection, autoimmune disease and organ transplantation. The work represents a m...

A new understanding of how cells defend themselves against bacterial pore-forming toxins

...FL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne) have unveiled a new twist in a metabolic pathway that cells use to defend themselves against toxins made by disease-causing bacteria. The discovery of this pathway, published in the September 22 issue of the journal Cell, advances our understanding of how cells ...

Artificial cornea offers better results for infants, some blind patients

...ally devoting decades to the project. When Dohlman unveiled a new design a few years ago, Aquavella tried it in several patients. "Immediately we noticed an enormous difference," said Aquavella, one of the world's leading corneal surgeons. "After traditional cornea transplant surgery, usually it takes a ye...

Boosting brain power -- with chocolate

...al alertness over a short period. The findings, unveiled at one of the biggest scientific conferences in America, also raise the prospect of ingredients in chocolate being used to treat vascular impairment, including dementia and strokes, and thus for maintaining cardiovascular health. The study also su...

Students invent protective pouch to enhance cell therapy

...h other undergraduate projects, this prototype was unveiled May 2 at the university’s Biomedical Engineering Design Day showcase. The Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer staff has applied for a provisional patent. Animal testing is expected to begin this summer. If it is successful, human trials would follow. ...

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