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Flip-flopping gene expression can be advantageous

One gene for pea pod color generates green pods while a variant of that gene gives rise to the yellow-pod phenotype, a feature that helped Gregor Mendel, the 19th century Austrian priest and scientist, first describe genetic inheritance. However, many modern-day geneticists are focused on the stra...

Inactivation of Rad9 in Tumor Cells Would Be Advantageous In Cancer Therapy

A study conducted by Tej K. Pandita, Ph.D., associate professor of radiation oncology at Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital said that // inactivation of mammalian Rad9 in Tumor Cells Would Be Advantageous In Cancer Therapy. Rad9 checks f...

Retro Running Is Found To Be More Advantageous

Exercise is a good way of relieving stress and providing the mind with a positive focus. A number of studies have shown that exercise can lift a person's spirits// , and there is even evidence that physical activity can aid in treating clinical depression. Exercise helps in the reduction of anger, ...

NBTY Reports Third Quarter Results

...i) increases in the cost of borrowings and/or unavailability of additional debt or equity capital; (ix) unavailability of, or inability to consummate, advantageous acquisitions in the future, including those that may be subject to bankruptcy approval or the inability of NBTY to integrate acquisitions into the mai...

NBTY Acquisition of Julian Graves Unconditionally Cleared

...i) increases in the cost of borrowings and/or unavailability of additional debt or equity capital; (ix) unavailability of, or inability to consummate, advantageous acquisitions in the future, including those that may be subject to bankruptcy approval or the inability of NBTY to integrate acquisitions into the mai...

New York City's World Product Centre Announces Initial Charter Partners

...ted to visit New York City across the next decade." Leaders among the largest healthcare providers in the country agree that WPC will be a highly advantageous venue. "World Product Centre offers an indispensable tool that healthcare professionals need, to further elevate the bar in commercial partneri...

Siemens Makes Innovation Accessible with Comprehensive Molecular Imaging Solutions

... As the global economic crisis continues, and the healthcare environment continues to evolve, Siemens is committed to offering the most advantageous and innovative systems at the most cost-efficient price points. The Siemens Healthcare Sector is one of the world's largest suppliers to the he...

Allied World U.S. Announces Strategic Response(SM) - Complimentary Service Added to General Liability Lead Umbrella Product

...ources in the event of a catastrophe. Gordon Knight, President of Allied World U.S., commented, "We believe that Strategic Response(SM) will be advantageous to our clients, especially those small to mid-size companies who wouldn't generally utilize or have immediate access to third-party crisis expertise. ...

Pooches Sometimes Miss the Point

...f the study and a research assistant in the department of ethology at Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest. "In the course of domestication, it became advantageous for the dog if they were controllable and so could comprehend the communicational signals of humans because this ability helps them to adapt to the hu...

NeoStem Files Patent Application for Cosmetic Stem Cell Face Lift Technology and Expands Stem Cell Collection Network into New Jersey

...patent for stem cell facial rejuvenation technology, while launching a new NeoStem collection center at the Giampapa Institute, creates a particularly advantageous situation for NeoStem. Just last week, the Food and Drug Administration announced that Botox and similar anti-wrinkle drugs must now carry "black box"...
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Carbapenems and Other Agents that Provide Broad-Spectrum Activity are Preferred by Surveyed Physicians for the Treatment of Intra-Abdominal Infections

...l infections are often polymicrobial in nature and involve anaerobes specific to the etiology of the infection, so activity against these organisms is advantageous even without bacterial confirmation. "Physicians also rank availability in intravenous formulation and a low propensity to induce resistance as ...

Helix Receives Approval to Open Sites in Germany for its Ongoing Clinical Trial With Topical Interferon Alpha-2b in Patients With Ano-Genital Warts

...self-administered, pain-free therapy that can be broadly applied across the entire affected tissue area. Helix anticipates that this will prove highly advantageous not only from a patient compliance perspective, but also from an efficacy standpoint. About Helix BioPharma Corp. Helix BioPharma Corp. is a bioph...

Pediatric Study Finds 21st Century Non-Contact Thermometer as Accurate as Conventional Thermometers

...ly safe and provides correct, reliable measurement of body temperature at different body sites without skin contact. This last feature is particularly advantageous for ambulatories and emergency department services where modes of transmission of disease need to be strictly controlled." CEO of American Scientifi...

Pressure Cycling Technology (PCT) Results in a Higher Yield of Proteins and in the Extraction of Proteins Not Previously Identified in Cancer, Stroke, and IVF Studies

...T; the possibility that due to the nature of the research being performed, other laboratories may not find the use of ProteoSolve-LRS and PCT to be as advantageous as reported by Dr. Pevsner and his colleagues; due to scientific and medical challenges, the possibility that the data generated by Dr. Pevsner and hi...

Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Announces $850,000 NIH SBIR Phase II Award for the Development of a New PCT-dependent System for Improved Biomarker Discovery, Diagnostics, and Drug Discovery

...arkers; the possibility that due to the nature of the research being performed, other laboratories and scientists may not find the use of PCT to be as advantageous as demonstrated in the SBIR Phase I report and anticipated in the SBIR Phase II grant proposal; that due to unforeseen future competitive products, se...

Seven Presentations by Two Independent Research Groups Highlight Advantages of Pressure Cycling Technology (PCT) at Scientific Symposia in Philadelphia, Boston, and New York City

...m; the possibility that due to the nature of the research being performed, other laboratories may not find the use of ProteoSolve-LRS and PCT to be as advantageous as reported by Dr. Ivanov and by Dr. Pevsner and his colleagues; due to scientific and medical challenges, the possibility that the data generated by ...

CSL Behring Submits BLA Requesting Approval of C1-Esterase Inhibitor for the Treatment of Hereditary Angioedema

...Research and Development at CSL Behring. "We are confident that our expertise in developing and manufacturing plasma-derived protein therapies will be advantageous in our pursuit of regulatory approval in the United States." HAE is a genetic disorder caused by a deficiency of C1-INH which is inherited in an aut...

Pharmion and MethylGene Report Preliminary MGCD0103 Clinical Data at the 2007 AACR-NCI-EORTC International Conference

...t is possible that the HDAC class-selectivity of MGCD0103, theoretically driving a narrower toxicity profile than pan-HDAC inhibitors, is particularly advantageous in combination with cytotoxic agents." The combination of MGCD0103 and Gemzar appeared to be well-tolerated in patients with solid tumors which sugge...

New Clinical Data for Cytogen's Quadramet and Prostacint to be Reported at Upcoming Major Medical Meetings

...radioactivity to areas of the skeleton that have been invaded by metastatic tumor. QUADRAMET has demonstrated a range of characteristics that may be advantageous for the treatment of pain arising from metastatic bone disease, including early onset of pain relief (patients may experience pain relief within the f...

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals' Schizophrenia Programs to Be Presented at the 2007 International Congress on Schizophrenia Research

...efficacy or adverse effects of antipsychotic drugs. The results demonstrated that ACP-104 has a receptor profile that is distinct from and potentially advantageous to clozapine and other atypical antipsychotic agents. About ACP-103 ACP-103 is a small molecule drug candidate that ACADIA discovered and is devel...
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Corkscrew™ FT II Suture Anchor

Description:...h and anchor stability. The full thread design substantially improves pull-out strength compared to suture anchors with protruding eyelets. Especially advantageous when poor quality bone is encountered, full thread contact to cortical bone prevents anchor pull-back that may occur with countersunk anchors. Corksc...
Company:Arthrex

Bio-Corkscrew™ FT Suture Anchor

Description:...ture anchors with protruding eyelets. The fully threaded design prevents anchor pull-back that may occur with countersunk anchors, which is especially advantageous when poor quality bone is encountered. The Bio-Corkscrew FT has a unique FiberWire eyelet recessed into the body of the anchor which reduces suture a...
Company:Arthrex

Compact Series

Description:...th uncompromised performance. All units feature an extremely accurate laser beam, as well as SuperPulseTM operation modes. These lasers are especially advantageous for small operating theatres and are easily transported to multiple office sites. The use of special contact tips and accessories allows the surg...
Company:Lumenis, Inc.

Chronos Granules Bone Graft Substitute

Description:... Synthetic cancellous bone graft substitute (beta-tricalcium phosphate). The use of Chronos is an advantageous alternative to bone harvesting. It shortens operative time, overcomes the limitations in quantity and quality of available bone graft and avoids donor...
Company:Synthes, Inc.

Compact 40C CO2 Lasers

Description:...with uncompromised performance. All units feature an extremely accurate laser beam, as well as SuperPulse operation modes. These lasers are especially advantageous for small operating theatres and are easily transported to multiple office sites. Use of special contact tips and accessories allows the surgeon to ap...
Company:Lumenis, Inc.

Compact 30C CO2 Lasers

Description:...with uncompromised performance. All units feature an extremely accurate laser beam, as well as SuperPulse operation modes. These lasers are especially advantageous for small operating theatres and are easily transported to multiple office sites. Use of special contact tips and accessories allows the surgeon to ap...
Company:Lumenis, Inc.

3-DxNM

Features:... Simultaneous stereo photography, 32 degrees field (diagonal) of view through minimum 4mm pupil diameter, compact design, internal fixation target, advantageous for use at glaucoma diagnosis....
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Parasitic worms make sex worthwhile

... BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The coevolutionary struggle between a New Zealand snail and its worm parasite makes sex advantageous for the snail, whose females favor asexual reproduction in the absence of parasites, say Indiana University Bloomington and Swiss Federal Institute of...

New theory on why male, female lemurs same size

...e brief time they are available. "If the female has a short receptivity period, as most lemurs do, then we hypothesize that this is likely to be an advantageous strategy," said Dunham, who co-authored the paper with Rice evolutionary biologist Volker Rudolf. To test their hypothesis, Dunham and Rudolf exami...

Our 'caveman logic' embraces ESP over evolution

...f evolution. Even non-religious persons often thank God or "the heavens" in response to good news. "Ways of thinking that were both reasonable and advantageous in caveman days become illogicaland potentially destructivewhen they are overextended to modern times," says Madeleine Van Hecke, author of Blind Spot...

Research explores interactions between nanomaterials, biological systems

...cal properties of the materials that could lead to potentially hazardous or advantageous interactions at the nano-bio interface. A better understanding of the biolo...eir relationships to cellular function can induce cellular damage or induce advantageous cellular responses, such as increased energy production and growth. B...

A tiny frozen microbe may hold clues to extraterrestrial life

...e probably helped it to survive in the liquid veins among ice crystals and the thin liquid film on their surfaces. Small cell size is considered to be advantageous for more efficient nutrient uptake, protection against predators and occupation of micro-niches and it has been shown that ultramicrobacteria are domi...

When evolution is not so slow and gradual

...ental change? Evolvequickly. A new article in The American Naturalist finds that guppy populations introduced into new habitats developed new and advantageous traits in just a few years. This is one of only a few studies to look at adaptation and survival in a wild population. A research team led by Swann...

Mothers give interloper's offspring a head start in life

...e that the sperm from extra-pair males is more successful in fertilizing eggs if it is of higher quality (e.g. swims faster), or gets stored in a more advantageous position within the female's reproductive tract such as closer to the site of fertilization. "The differential success of sperm from different mal...

Native Americans descended from a single ancestral group, DNA study confirms

...nct pattern of base pairs, a pattern they seldom observed in people without the allele. "If natural selection had promoted the spread of a neighboring advantageous allele, we would expect to see longer stretches of DNA than this with a similarly distinct pattern," Schroeder said. "And we would also have expected ...

UTSA, Health Science Center collaborate with Merck & Co. to develop chlamydia vaccine

... with respect to providing public access to academic discoveries." "Research collaboration between UT institutions and private industry is not only advantageous to improving public health, it is imperative," UTSA President Ricardo Romo said. "This agreement demonstrates our commitment to build UTSA into a Top ...

Sugar on bacteria surface serves as base for a web of resistance

... a process to create another microcolony of cells. "At some point, there is either a nutritional or physiological cue that says, 'this is no longer advantageous and we need to start this process over again'," said Wozniak, also an investigator in CMIB. As part of this process, some bacterial cells in the bi...
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SENOMYX ANNOUNCES CORPORATE UPDATE AND SECOND QUARTER 2009 FINANCIAL RESULTS

...ized. Reducing the quantities of sucrose and fructose in products could be advantageous for consumers seeking to limit sugars in their diets and for manufacturers ... of a number of related sucrose enhancers with other attributes that may be advantageous for a variety of products. Activities are ongoing to identify enhanc...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

...ools, which enables them to bridge the physical gap between them and their conventional fighting forces. Today, these organizations frequently hold an advantageous stance in this field," he points out. The study also shows that terrorist organizations have created built-in advantages in the information warfare...

Burrill & Company Invests in Taiwan Liposome Company

...tary drug delivery technology based on a lipid formulation platform. TLC is developing and commercializing a portfolio of "super-generics" with advantageous delivery or formulation characteristics. Some of these products include TLC's lead product, ProFlow (used to treat peripheral arterial disease and dia...

Caprion Proteomics Inc. and Applied Bioystems Work Together to Accelerate Protein Biomarker Verification and Validation

...teomics and other biomarker candidates that have not yet progressed to the validation stage. The mass-spectrometry-based technique can also prove advantageous in cases where specificity is required and specific post translational modifications or protein isoforms are critical to monitor but difficult to diff...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

...ools, which enables them to bridge the physical gap between them and their conventional fighting forces. Today, these organizations frequently hold an advantageous stance in this field," he points out. The study also shows that terrorist organizations have created built-in advantages in the information warfare...

Roche Madison Moves to New Facility

... a vital part of the Roche RNA Therapeutics program and our new facilities will help ensure that we can continue to develop our technology in the most advantageous manner for targeted drug delivery," said Jim Hagstrom, vice president, Operations, Roche Madison. "As one of the few pharmaceutical sites in the state...

Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs

...ools, which enables them to bridge the physical gap between them and their conventional fighting forces. Today, these organizations frequently hold an advantageous stance in this field," he points out. The study also shows that terrorist organizations have created built-in advantages in the information warfare...

Scientists patent corrosion-resistant nano-coating for metals

...tings, he said. In fact, these new coatings provide even better coverage of metal surfaces than chromium coatings. Sugama added, "This is particularly advantageous when the metal to be coated possesses fine structural detail." Because the method deposits such a thin coating of material, it is highly economical...

China Bio Energy Reports Fourth Quarter and Record 2008 Financial Results

... distribution business, and expanding the footprint of its retail service stations. On the distribution and retail side, the Company benefits from its advantageous location, well-established supplier relationships as well as an extensive distribution network that has valuable railway access to reach remote parts ...

Helix BioPharma Receives Approval to Initiate Phase II Pharmacokinetic Clinical Study of Topical Interferon Alpha-2b in Patients with Low-Grade Cervical Lesions

..., self-administered, pain-free therapy that can be broadly applied across a wide treatment surface area. Helix anticipates that this will prove highly advantageous not only from a patient compliance perspective, but also from an efficacy standpoint, by offering a new means of targeting both visible and sub-clinic...
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REC. PROTEIN G - SEPHAROSE from Invitrogen

Description:...t Zymeds recombinant Protein G products are deleted for two albumin binding sites present in the wild type molecule. For certain procedures, it may be advantageous to use a light chain binding reagent (e.g. Zymeds Kappalock products) instead of Protein A or Protein G....
Company:Invitrogen

REC. PROTEIN G - SEPHAROSE from Invitrogen

Description:...t Zymeds recombinant Protein G products are deleted for two albumin binding sites present in the wild type molecule. For certain procedures, it may be advantageous to use a light chain binding reagent (e.g. Zymeds Kappalock products) instead of Protein A or Protein G....
Company:Invitrogen

REC PROTEIN A - SEPHAROSE from Invitrogen

Description:...’s recombinant Protein G products are deleted for two albumin binding sites present in the wild type molecule. For certain procedures, it may be advantageous to use a light chain binding reagent (e.g. Zymed’s Kappalock products) instead of Protein A or Protein G...
Company:Invitrogen

REC PROTEIN A - HRP from Invitrogen

Description:...’s recombinant Protein G products are deleted for two albumin binding sites present in the wild type molecule. For certain procedures, it may be advantageous to use a light chain binding reagent (e.g. Zymed’s Kappalock products) instead of Protein A or Protein G....
Company:Invitrogen
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Muller's ratchet

...e, the organism with the mutation may have another advantageous mutation -- or its host may have an advantageous mutation -- that will lead to their survival despi...l has the deleterious mutation in one gene and the advantageous mutation in another, while another animal has two ...

Olfaction

...or messages may transmit opposite immunological sexual compatibility. Finding a partner of non-similar immunological background may be evolutionarily advantageous because children born with a mixture of immunological systems are more likely to survive. It has been suggested that human females unconsciously use ...

Red Queen

...e currently disadvantageous, but which will become advantageous against the background of a likely future populati...can occur. This is for two reasons. First, if an advantageous mutation occurs in an asexual line, it is imposs...ping out all other lines, which may have different advantageous mutations of their own. Second, it mixes up genes...

Symbiosis

...he association is disadvantageous or destructive to one of the organisms and benefitial to the other (+ -) mutualism , in which the association is advantageous to both (+ +) commensalism , in which one member of the association benefits while the other is not affected (+ 0) amensalism , in which the a...
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Transient transfection

...... 5 shRNA Transfer Vector Transient Transfection Procedure. 6 Vector Titration. 6.1 Packaging cells ... While transient transfection is advantageous for fast ... Production of Replication-Defective Retrovirus by Transient Transfection of 293T cells ... transient transfection protocol u...

Selection

... In the context of evolution, certain traits or alleles of a species may be subject to selection . Under selection , individuals with advantageous or "adaptive" traits tend to be more successful than their peers... Natural selection is the process by which heritable traits that mak...

Regulatory region

... Region of the Anthocyanin Regulatory Gene Ipmyb1 in ... ify in the genome the regulatory regions that confer temporal and spatial ... be advantageous to identify regulatory regions within genes of known ... The European ... Carboxypeptidase-like, regulatory region . Example proteins ... ...

Asexual reproduction

...ing that does not involve sex. ... Budding is a form of asexual reproduction where a copy of the parental body ... Asexual reproduction is advantageous in allowing beneficial ... another means of asexual reproduction among protozoa and ... Asexual Reproduction . Sexual ... explores the que...

Altruism

...ds to either of... This biological notion of altruism is not identical to the ... 1. Altruism and the ... it is possible that altruism may be advantageous at the ... Altruism is selfless concern for the welfare of others. ... While ideas about altruism from one field can have an impact on the othe...
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