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Researchers clone key sperm-binding proteins

This release is available in French . Montreal, March 17, 2009 New treatments for infertility could be closer to reality, thanks to a discovery from scientists at the Universit de Montral and Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Centre. According to a study published in the journal Mole...

Multifocal lung cancers appear to originate from single cancer clone

Multiple, anatomically distinct lung cancer tumors may frequently arise from a single cancer cell, according to a retrospective analysis of patient tumor samples published in the April 7 online issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Some lung cancer patients have multiple anat...

EU States Agree on Clone Food Plan

Officials from the EU's 27 member states decided that milk and meat from cloned animals //and their offspring should be considered in the same way as any other novel food. The urgent talks took place at the European Commission's Novel Foods Working Group, after Europe was last week hauled in...

First Human Clone born

According to the French Scientist and member of the Raelian cult, Brigetter Boisselier, it has been observed that a human baby was born yesterday through cloning, the first on record. In a telephonic interview with AFP, Ms.Boisselier, president of the human cloning society Clonaid said that the gi...

First human clone is near

Human cloning could effectively create a replica of another living or dead person. Scientists could create the first cloned human before the end of the year. Dr. Panayiotis Zavos, who along with his Italian colleague Dr. Severino Antinori has triggered worldwide alarm with plans to create tailor-ma...

BioArts International Clones 9-11 Hero Dog - Owner to Receive Five Cloned Puppies June 17 in Los Angeles

...rtified search & rescue manager won contest to clone beloved pet Trakr, hero of 9-11 rescue efforts ... LOS ANGELES, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Can you clone a hero? Retired police officer James Symington, o.../20090617/SF33909 ) Symington won the "Golden clone Giveaway" contest sponsored by BioArts Internation...

PLUS Diagnostics First National Laboratory to Offer Highly Specialized Gastrointestinal Tests

... Company Expands Diagnostic Services with K9 clone DOG-1 Immunohistochemical and H. pylori Monoclonal Antibody Tests LAKE...iagnoses the rare gastrointestinal stromal tumor ("GIST"). Known as the K9 clone DOG-1 immunohistochemical assay, the new test is expected to identify up to...

Scientists Capture HIV Transfer Among T-Cells on Video

...ts for interfering with the process," Chen said. To capture the transfer of HIV from T-cell to T-cell on video, the researchers created a molecular clone on infectious HIV that contained a green fluorescent jellyfish protein. Quantitative, high-speed, 3D video microscopy was used to record both viral pa...

Rice University's Baker Institute experts available to discuss stem cell research, recommendations

...which severely limits the NIH funding of embryonic research) from the Department of Health and Human Services appropriation bills. Ban any effort to clone a human being, regardless of the source of funding. Create an Embryonic Stem Cells Research Oversight (ESCRO) board within the NIH to review controv...

First Commercially Cloned Dog Delivered to Florida Family

...o delivered Lancey personally. The Ottos were one of five families to bid and win an auction held by BioArts International in July for a chance to clone their family dog. Lancey's genetic donor, Sir Lancelot, died in January, 2008, and the Ottos had his DNA stored. By October, samples from the origina...

The 2009 Leibniz Prize: Eleven new scientific discoverers

... German AIDS research attain high international esteem. Frank Kirchhoff studied biology in Gttingen and wrote his doctorate about a new HI virus-2 clone at the German Primate Centre. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the renowned Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts, where he first s...

Cloned Canine Celebrates Her 1st Birthday

... that he was now the proud owner of the very first clone of a pet dog, his beloved family mutt, Missy. Now one year old, Mira, the clone of Missy, is a happy, healthy puppy living the goo... that he was now the proud owner of the very first clone of a pet dog, his beloved family mutt, Missy. &ldq...

Push-Ups: 'It's Horizontal Jogging'

... SCHERERVILLE, Ind., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Question. What would happen if we could clone running with a strength and muscle-building exercise? The fitness world would certainly never be the same. 1. Gyms with their high membership fees wou...

Scripps Florida scientists develop a process to disrupt hepatitis C virion production

...rd molecular biology, the researchers removed from domain III of NS5A a coding sequence corresponding to roughly 15 amino acids. Then they generated a clone of the virus, transcribed the RNA from that clone, and purified the RNA. This RNA, which is directly infectious, was then transfected into a liver cel...

Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research recognizes Axel Ullrich

... science discoveries into clinical applications and therapies. In the gene technology fields early days, Ullrich and his colleagues were the first to clone the genes of medically important proteins including the precursor to insulin, which led to the development of Humulin, the first therapeutic agent to ...

Foods From Cloned Animals Safe to Eat: FDA

...rimarily be used for breeding because of the expense involved in creating a clone -- estimated at $13,500 for one cow. Agency officials said it would probabl...termined it was safe. In its statement, the FDA explained that an animal clone is a genetic copy of a donor animal, similar to an identical twin, but born...

Start Licensing, Inc. Further Strengthens Position in Cloning Industry With New Patents

...ted and has increasingly important commercial applications for a wide variety of industries, including agriculture and healthcare. It has been used to clone a broad range of species including cattle, sheep, pigs, goats, horses, mice, rats, rabbits, cats and dogs." About Start Licensing Start is a j...

Biomist Inc.: Health Officials Discover New Technology to Kill Superbug MRSA

...0 or log on to http://www.biomistinc.com . 1. Stemper ME, Brady JM, Qutaishat SS, Borlaug G, Reed J, Reed KD, et al. Shift in Staphylococcus aureus clone linked to an infected tattoo. Emerg Infect Dis [serial on the Internet]. 2006 Sep [date cited]. Available from http://0-www.cdc.gov.mill1.sjlibr...

BioProcessors Launches SimCell(TM) Services to Meet Increased Customer Demand

...nology through a hosted cell culture development project, which can range in scope from a simple screening experiment to more comprehensive production clone selection, clone stability, media optimization, or process development experiments. SimCell Services help clients gain better insight into their biopr...

Key Mechanism to Emergence of Strep Bacteria

...ought to identify what special characteristics make the invasive M1T1 strep clone so virulent for humans. They observed that during the early stages of a sim... The researchers found that a specific genetic mutation in the M1T1 strep clone controls the shift to this invasive form a property which they traced to a...

Advancement in DNA Research may Bring Back Woolly Mammoth

...een encased in ice since they died. But, researchers working on cloning have contacted me wanting to get a hold of mammoth tissue so they could try to clone a mammoth,' he said. According to Hendrick Poinar of McMaster University in Canada, 'it's theoretically possible' to recreate a woolly mammot...

Australian State Approves Therapeutic Cloning

...votes to 26. The legislation needs to be approved by the upper house of the state parliament before becoming law. It will allow researchers to clone human embryos to extract stem cells in the hope of one day finding cures for debilitating diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and cystic fibrosi...

Scientists Find Clue for the Prevalence of Bladder Cancer More in Men

...ugh the androgen receptor. But he felt there was more to the story. If anyone would know, it would be Chang, who in 1988 was the first person to clone the androgen receptor, and was the first to discover that the protein needs molecular allies called co-factors to accomplish many of its tasks. Now mo...

Seoul Lab Clones Poodle

...g Woo-suk, had previously cloned four dogs, one male and three females, but they were all Afghan Hounds. “The baby Poodle is the world's fifth dog clone and the first other than Afghan Hounds. This marks another breakthrough in animal cloning,'' said the source, who declined to be named. The cloni...

FDA Finds Animal Cloned Food to Be Safe

...tates that the FDA plans to provide scientific expertise to parties working on these issues. The draft guidance for industry provides guidance for clone producers, livestock breeders, and farmers and ranchers purchasing clones. The document provides the FDA's current thinking on the use of clones and o...

A novel vaccine proves a shot in the arm for colorectal cancer patients

... unusual as most patients die within one year of getting liver metastases," she said. "I thought if this antibody had helped this patient, if we could clone it, it might help others." 105AD7 is structurally similar to CD55, a protein that attaches to sugar molecules and is overexpressed in colorectal ...

Scientists Create Live Birth Using Artificial Sperms Produced In Vitro

...mmature sperm in the laboratory and then transfer them back to the patient. The scientists hope that maybe in future it could become possible to clone embryos carrying the fertility patient's gene to be grown into the artificial sperm or eggs that might allow the patients to have their own genetic ch...

Dolly Paves the Way for Exhaustive Stem Cell Research

...can be cured. Dolly the Sheep is the world's first clone of an adult mammal. From then on many animals have... mice, cats, dogs and horses. But attempts to clone primates especially with rhesus monkeys have not b... new to make it work. Dolly was the one successful clone out of 270 embryos that were created by transferri...

Transporter offers reliable clues for safer pain medicine

...y hopes to do the same with endogenous pain killers. Armed with a two-year, $286,000 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, he is working to clone the opioid peptide transporter he identified three years ago and identify the responsible gene and protein. Interestingly he also has found mice...

Inventor of DNA fingerprinting Wins Accolades

...unami victim? Are these bones truly the remains of the last Czar of Russia? Jeffreys' technique was even able to tell us whether Dolly was in fact the clone of another sheep. ‘The new discipline of forensic molecular biology is therefore a direct outcome of Jeffreys' research, but his discoveries hav...

Battery power from viruses in the pipeline

...h," which is the length of an individual virus particle, and, "once we've altered the genes of the virus to grow the electrode material, we can easily clone millions of identical copies of the virus to use in assembling our batteries. The nanoscale materials we've made supply two to three times the electri...

A forgery: the cloning (controversy) research

...sappointment. I step down as professor of Seoul National University." Still marinating the stand, that he had invented the technology needed to clone human embryos and to produce stem cells that genetically match patients. "Technology for patient-specific embryonic stem cells belongs to South ...

Scientist Calls Upon Media To Retract His Work

... study's co-authors, Roh Sung Il. Hwang and his team at Seoul National University reported last year that they had become the first scientists to clone a human embryo. This year, they reported the first cloned dog and, in the research questioned by Roh, the first stem cells removed from cloned h...

Stem Cell Pioneer Is A Fraud, Claims Colleague

...ks as an administrator of the MizMedi Hospital in Seoul was a part of the team that made the sensational announcement in June that they had managed to clone stem cells bearing an exact match with patients' DNA. This could have proved to be the answer to cancer and other deadly diseases like AIDS. Subse...

SNUPPY – Woo Suk Hwang reveals World’s first dog cloe

...f Dolly the sheep, at the University of Edinburgh, UK. Hwang’s team used somatic cell nuclear transfer, the same technique used to create Dolly. To clone Snuppy, the researchers implanted nuclei from his father’s ear cells into eggs from female dogs, having removed the eggs’ nuclei. By passing a small e...

Genetic failure in cloned animals

...y of Pennsylvania's Center for Animal Transgenesis and Germ Cell Research in Philadelphia, agreed the research "supports the notion that you shouldn't clone humans." Scholer himself reported research in May that found a single gene was vital to cloning success. Because the animals appeared normal yet ...

Cloning of human embryos for stem cells made possible

... Korean scientists have been able to clone human embryos for creating stem cells that may be used to help //patients w...rs and transferred the DNA from the skin cells of the patients into them to clone the stem cells. The researchers feel that the age of the donor of the egg i...

Rat joins list of cloned animals

...ne does. Cloning such animals will guarantee they are genetically identical for careful experiments. Rats, it turns out, are more difficult to clone than sheep, cattle or even mice. They evolved to reproduce fast and their eggs begin to activate almost as soon as they leave the ovary. This ...

DNA of deceased ones stored in Funeral Homes

...alysis can produce a genetic profile from a sample,making it possible to run diagnostic tests. Naegele concedes that the DNA could possibly be used to clone relatives in the future, but is adamant that he does not advocate cloning. ``I have several families that have stored DNA with that in mind,'' Na...

Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States

...many fronts. Because the technology is not yet perfected many believe that the process should not even by attempted on humans. It took 277 attempts to clone Dolly, who was created from a mammary cell of a 6 year old ewe. The 277 attempts yielded a mere 29 embryos, and only one of them survived to term. Mul...
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