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Link between Fish and Mammal Immune Systems Revealed by Killer B cells

An evolutionary link between the immune systems of fish and mammals in the form of a primitive version of B cells, white blood cells of the immune system //has been discovered by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Their studies link the evolution of t...

Humans Can Develop Bat-Like Echolocation

...eks you can tell the difference between trees and a pavement," he said. More information The University of Rhode Island has more about marine mammal echolocation . -- Robert Preidt SOURCE: Plataforma SINC, news release, June 30, 2009 ...

Chance to Protect Babies from Toxic Chemicals Faced by CA State Assembly

...rlene Blum, director of the Green Science Policy Institute. "And there is no demonstrated need for them in baby products." "The decline of marine mammal populations is linked to the prevalence of flame retardant chemicals and other persistent organic pollutants," says marine biologist Holly Lohuis of t...

Study pinpoints novel cancer gene and biomarker

...al signals sent to and from TOR. Chin's team theorized that mammalian GOLPH3 also works with the retromer complex to control the activity of TOR in mammal cells (where it's known at mTOR). To test this idea, the investigators found that knocking down GOLPH3 reduced cell size just as rapamycin did. They f...

Eklin Medical Systems Appoints Juan Thorn as West Coast Ultrasound Sales Representative

... of Pennsylvania and Texas A&M . Numerous zoos and marine facilities, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Bronx, SeaWorld and the U.S. Navy Marine mammal Training Center, also employ Eklin Technology. Eklin is a privately-held company and is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. The company can be contac...

Natural Killer Cells May Help Protect Against New Strains of Influenza Virus

...on AHCC have been published in peer-reviewed medical journals. About Bovine Colostrum: Colostrum is the first lacteal secretions produced by a mammal prior to and just after giving birth. Colostrum is full of rich nutrients and immune factors that set babies on the path to health. Bovine colostrum ...

Dr. Flake's Animal Wellness Clinic Installs Adams County's First Eklin Digital Radiography System

... of Pennsylvania and Texas A&M . Numerous zoos and marine facilities, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Bronx, SeaWorld and the U.S. Navy Marine mammal Training Center, also employ Eklin Technology. Eklin is a privately-held company with reported sales revenues in excess of $35 million in 2007 and is ...

Eklin Launches New RapidStudy(TM) CDx Digital Radiography System at NAVC

... of Pennsylvania and Texas A&M . Numerous zoos and marine facilities, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Bronx, SeaWorld and the U.S. Navy Marine mammal Training Center, also employ Eklin Technology. Eklin is a privately-held company with reported sales revenues in excess of $35 million in 2007 and is ...

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists to Expand Comprehensive Eklin Digital Practice(R) Solutions

... of Pennsylvania and Texas A&M . Numerous zoos and marine facilities, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Bronx, SeaWorld and the U.S. Navy Marine mammal Training Center, also employ Eklin Technology. Eklin is a privately-held company with reported sales revenues in excess of $35 million in 2007 and is ...

South Carolina Veterinary Specialists Installs State-of-the-Art Eklin Digital Practice(R) Technology

...versity of Pennsylvania and Texas A&M. Numerous zoos and marine facilities, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Bronx, SeaWorld and the U.S. Navy Marine mammal Training Center, also employ Eklin Technology. Eklin is a privately-held company with reported sales revenues in excess of $35 million in 2007 and is ...

Stem-cell sentry sounds the alarm to maintain balance between cancer and aging, U-M researchers find

...ay harness it, they could fine-tune the rate of cellular division to control tumor development as well as tissue aging. But Yamashita stressed that no mammal studies of the checkpoint have been undertaken, so talk of potential human applications is highly speculative. In fruit flies, the checkpoint monit...

CSHL scientists are part of consortium that sequences platypus genome

... the obvious fact that the creature, found exclusively in eastern and southern Australia, including the island-state of Tasmania, is neither a typical mammal nor typical reptile. In fact, the platypus is a member of a mammalian species called the monotremes, which includes only four other subspecies (t...

Globetrotting black rat genes reveal spread of humans and diseases

...ing from a different part of Asia. Black Rats are carriers of many different human diseases, including plague, typhus and leptospirosis, says CSIRO mammal expert Dr Ken Aplin, lead author of the study. It has been unclear why certain rodent-borne diseases are more common in some places than others, bu...

New insights into deadly heart rhythm disorder

...tivity. The new paper shows that the turbulence that arises in these electrical waves is organized into spiral vortices, no matter what species of mammal is experiencing the VF. These vortices, also called rotors, keep the hearts pumping chambers from pumping in sync, which is required for normal heart ...

Potential new approach to treat cognitive impairments in schizophrenia

...in function that may resemble aspects of schizophrenia. Dr. Moghaddam comments, This work is significant because it shows that in an awake behaving mammal (as opposed to in tissue cultures or similar preparation), activation of these receptors has a normalizing effect on the spontaneous activity of prefr...

One Species' Genome Found Within Another

... from the parasite was then passed on to the next generation of fruit flies just like any other gene, the researchers said. Wolbachia do not invade mammal or human cells. The next step for the researchers is to find out if the Wolbachia DNA benefit the fruit fly in some way. More information ...

Females avoid incest by causing male relatives to leave home

...ofessor Burke, from the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield, said: This is the first time a study has shown that in mammal species the system is driven by females using very simple rules to avoid breeding incestuously. Dr Oliver Hner from the IZW added: The results of t...

Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...RS outbreaks that occurred in 2002-2003 and 2003-2004. The antibodies also neutralized samples of the virus taken from wild civets, a cat-like mammal in which strains of the virus were found during the outbreaks, although with lower potency. The researchers say that the antibodies have also...

Indian-born Australian Scientist Wins Award for Stem Cell Research

... doctorate from Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana. He did his post-doctoral work in reproductive physiology, working on humans and variety of mammal species, at Washington University in St Louis (USA). "I returned to India, armed with my knowledge of new technology and went on to win the Y...

Study Finds the Spread of Rabies in North American Raccoons

...ial demographic, ecological and genetic processes simultaneously shaped the spread of rabies virus in North American raccoons. A raccoon is a mammal native to the Americas. Although raccoons are common throughout North America, their impact as a rabies host before the 1970s was limited to t...

One-sixth of Europe's Mammals Face Extinction, Warns Conservation Experts

...ion Union (IUCN) has said that a sixth of Europe's mammal species is threatened with extinction. Un...diversity loss by 2010. Of the roughly 250 mammal species that live in Europe and western Russia, so...agazine. The report, entitled the European mammal Assessment and released to mark today's Internatio...

Discovery in Male Mice Gives Hope in Providing Clues to Find Infertility in Men

...tation that leads specifically to infertility in a mammal has been discovered, the researchers say they can ...tation that leads specifically to infertility in a mammal has been discovered, the researchers say they can ...tation that leads specifically to infertility in a mammal has been discovered, the researchers say they can ...

Law Emerging in US for Generic Versions of Biotech Medicine

...nd are often in pill form. Biotech drugs, also known as biologic products, are typically proteins made by modifying the DNA of bacteria, yeast or mammal cells, and they are often given by injection or infusion. A legislation is being hammered to enable the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to appr...

EU Considers Allowing Cloned Meat, Milk on Market

...other currently or previously existing animal, according to Wikipedia. Cloning came to the forefront in 1996 when Dolly, a ewe, became the first mammal to have been successfully cloned from an adult cell. She was cloned at the Roslin Institute in the UK and died after six years. Source-Bio-Bi...

Plague Proteome Reveals Proteins Linked to Infection

... Recreating growth conditions in flea carriers and mammal hosts, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists have uncovered 176 proteins and likely proteins in the// plague-bacterium Yersinia pestis whos...

Does Weight of the Mother Determine the Sex of the Baby?

...works for cows, according to John Roche, a scientist at New Zealand's dairy research organisation Dexcel. "And we would expect what holds true for one mammal will hold true across the board," he said. Dexcel and Ireland's Teagasc agricultural organisation studied 1,200 cows in an 18-year research proj...

'Expedition Everest' Finds New Species

...lleri) that specializes in burying small bird and rodent carcasses into a subterranean crypt to feed their offspring. * A new subspecies of a small mammal known as the Qinghai vole (Microtus fuscus), which was also a new record for the Sichuan province. * Up to three new species of frogs, eight new sp...

Disney’s New Attraction Showcases the Discoveries of the Himalayas Expeditio

...walleri) that specializes in burying small bird and rodent carcasses into a subterranean crypt to feed their offspring. ? A new subspecies of a small mammal known as the Qinghai vole (Microtus fuscus), which was also a new record for the Sichuan province. ? Up to three new species of frogs, eight new spec...

Alternate ways to produce HAS from tobacco plants

...ally commercial albumin is extracted from blood but it is not sufficient to meet the world demand. The other methods are obtaining HSA from yeasts and mammal cells. The price at the pharmacy of albumin produced using plasma is 4 euros per gram whereas the production cost is between 300 and 4,000 euros p...

Bird Flu Confirmed in Sixth German State

...tes in the north and two in the south, Bavaria and Baden-Wuerttemberg. Earlier this week a cat on Ruegen died of bird flu in the first case of a mammal in Europe in which the lethal strain was positively identified. Experts believe the animal might have died after eating an infected bird, follow...

Earth Will Feel The Impact Of Global Warming

...es around the globe, including a mass extinction of deep-sea bottom-dwelling marine life. Fossil records indicate key migrations of terrestrial mammal species during this time-including evidence of the first horses and primates in North America and Europe, which were possibly allowed by warm conditio...

The Mediterranean magic: helpful in heart disease

... a week. Men were allowed two glasses of red wine daily, while women were limited to one. In food stuffs poultry rather than beef, pork and other mammal meats were advocated; fish to be eaten two or three times a week; abstain from animal products rich in saturated fat; and liberal intake of fruit and ...

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

...lab. Hwang used naturally ovulated egg cells, those which have naturally been released from the ovaries into the fallopian tubes. Snuppy is the latest mammal to be cloned after sheep, mice, cats, rats, cows, goats, pigs, horses, rabbits and a mule. Inherited diseases such as malformed hip joints are a ...

Cure For Deafness Leads Scientist To Find How Fishes Can Hear And Hum Sounds At Same Time

...tion of their nervous system is to that of mammals, y don't need to study a mammal to understand what a mammal does." "Hearing loss is a major pathology that humans deal with," s...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...to more quickly and at less cost identify the genetic source of many human disorders, they said. Researchers said their labs can now do three other mammal species, probably the whale, elephant and dolphin, for what it would have cost to carry the dog genome to an 8 X fidelity. "We can do more species...

Dog DNA reveals man's link with best friend

...to more quickly and at less cost identify the genetic source of many human disorders, they said. Researchers said their labs can now do three other mammal species, probably the whale, elephant and dolphin, for what it would have cost to carry the dog genome to an 8 X fidelity. "We can do more species...
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