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Scientific Study Makes it Possible to Measure Connection Between People

...ct', &intoconnection is starting a campaign to raise people's awareness of the power of connection. 'Together we'll build a brighter future', says initiator Salem Samhoud, 'We need a better future, and connection between people is the starting point for this. I would advise anyone who thinks this sounds va...

Endangered Great Ape Finds Safe Haven

...re habituated to human presence and can be viewed and studied on a daily basis. Albert Lotana Lokasola, president of the local NGO Vie Sauvage and the initiator of the project, says, "Since the time of our ancestors, our people, the Bongando, have traditionally protected and respected bonobos through taboos, l...

Strategies for preventing gastrointestinal complications in severely burned patients

... Gastrointestinal dysfunction is a common complication of severe burns. Injury to GI function, especially to GI barrier function, is an important initiator as well as a stimulator for occurrence of systemic inflammatory response syndrome, sepsis and multiple organ dysfunction syndrome following severe bur...

How do Lactobacilli treat Helicobacter pylori-related diseases?

...o gastric mucosa and plays a crucial role in the pathogenesis of H. pylori infections. H. pylori lipopolysaccharide ( H. pylori -LPS) is the major initiator in H. pylori -induced IL-8 production via activation of Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) pathway in gastric epithelia. Considering the novel finding that ...

Finding suggests novel ways to boost vaccination or natural defenses

... at Garvan, has been investigating the roles of IL-21 for several years. "We already knew that IL-21 was produced by TFH cells and that it was a major initiator of proliferation in B cells," she said. "We were surprised to find that TFH cells not only produce IL-21, they also absolutely need it to survive and ...

NWO/Spinoza Prize for literature, microbiology, physics and medicine

...utstanding reputation and organisational talent, he is a highly respected physicist and a member of various scientific advisory bodies. He is also the initiator and coordinator of various large international partnership programmes. His most recent and most successful research is that into the manipulation ...

JCI table of contents: May 22, 2008

...armen Clapp and colleagues, from the Universidad Nacional Autnoma de Mxico. Vasoinhibins antagonize a molecule known as VEGF, which is an important initiator of increased blood vessel permeability in the retina of individuals with diabetic retinopathy. In the study, injection of vasoinhibins into the eye wa...

MedStar Health Unveils Rx for Success Program at Vivien T. Thomas Medical Arts Academy

...stem aligns with our commitment to helping the community," says Steven S. Cohen, senior vice president of integrated operations for MedStar Health and initiator of the Rx for Success program. "This program will help to develop our future workforce by exposing students to careers in allied health fields with th...

Reducing Number Of Cigarettes Not Enough

...o helps adults stop smoking.” Researchers from the National Cancer Institute discuss how the two studies highlight that tobacco’s role as a cancer initiator and promoter is not only complex, but also remains one of the greatest global public health challenges. Given the strong evidence, NCI researchers say...
Initiator in Medical Technology

Prostate Cancer: Clinical Study Demonstrates Superior Efficacy of Docetaxel Chemotherapy

...AR RESULT The trial clearly demonstrated the superior efficacy of docetaxel by using 40 patients to directly compare the drug against vinorelbine. The initiator and coordinator of the study, Prof. Michael Krainer, oncologist at the Department of Internal Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, describes the ...
Initiator in Biological News

Obesity and the central nervous system -- the state of the art

...siology, focused on recent work in talks by leaders in the field. The speakers discussed state-of-the-art data and models regarding the brain as an initiator of obesity and as a target organ of peripheral feedback signals that regulate feeding behaviour. Reports of the talks by Barry Levin, Mary Dallman, an...

Fascinating spider silk

...sted of protein dimers, the second consisted of oligomers—multiple protein units linked together. After the addition of potassium phosphate, a natural initiator of silk aggregation, the liquid could be pulled into threads. "It is clearly not a structural change in the protein, but rather the degree of oligomer...

Molecular DNA switch found to be the same for all life

... AAA+ proteins at the heart of the DNA replication initiator in archaea organisms, these new findings indicate ...ults," as Berger explained. "We had solved our initiator structures in the E.coli study just as results wer...are open to allow others proteins to dock onto the initiator complex," said Berger. "These other proteins can ...
Initiator in Biological Technology

Pharmacyclics Announces Appointment of New Management Team and Board Director to Accelerate Its Future Growth

...ent Director General for Europe, Middle East and Africa and also became Vice President of Training & Education for Computer Motion Inc., the world initiator of medical robotics. Dr. Zanganeh received her degree from Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg, France and her MBA from Schiller International Uni...

Oslo and Toulouse Cancer Clusters Join Forces to Drive European Cancer Research Forward

...ng that patients have access to the latest cancer diagnostics and therapeutics as quickly and cost-effectively as possible." Philippe Douste-Blazy , initiator of the Toulouse project, congratulated the creators of this collaboration and stressed the similarities between Oslo and Toulouse: "This is especially...

LI-COR Introduces Three IRDye(R) Near-Infrared Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (NIR-FRET) Protease Substrates

...ed cell death). Caspase-3 functions as the most downstream executioner in the caspase-apoptosis signaling cascade. Activation of Caspase-3 by upstream initiator caspases (Caspases 2, 8, 9) results in the final execution of cell death. Insufficient or accelerated apoptosis is implicated in a variety of diseases...

Hybrid materials: Exciting interdisciplinary field offering future solutions for industry

...ials 2009 will cover all aspects of the chemistry, processing and applications of these advanced materials. Rumen Duhlev, Publisher at Elsevier and initiator of this project, believes the launch of the conference is extremely timely and fulfils a real need in providing researchers in both academia and indus...

Acorn Acquisition Corp Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Lumen Medical Inc.

... Lumen Medical Inc which is providing the funding to develop this exciting new technology and bring it to the marketplace, the scientific director and initiator of the PulmoBind Molecular Imaging technology (Dr Jocelyn Dupuis), and Innovacor (a subsidiary of the Montreal Heart Institute). PulmoScience believes...

Acrylamide Polymerization A Practical Approach

...zation reproducibility is compromised. initiator Type and Concentration Initiators are...el elasticity. In extreme cases, excess initiator can produce a gel solution that does no... gelation takes place in 810 min. Higher initiator concentrations and faster polymerization...

Get the 5'-End

...rnative first exon usage. Finally, the first exon of an mRNA typically includes both a non-coding region upstream of the initiator codon and the translation start site itself. These facts are often required to determine the protein sequence encoded by...

Sex Steroid Regulation of Vasopressin Levels Secreted by hNT Neurons*

...th [ 35 S]methionine and steroids to monitor sex steroid alterations in protein synthesis. Dihydrotestosterone appeared to be the most potent initiator of protein synthesis in the neurons. These preliminary results demonstrate that hNT neurons synthesize the neuropeptide vasopressin. ...
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Okazaki fragments

...ents , DNA Polymerases, Polynucleotide Ligases, Okazaki , Vitro Synthesis, Replication of DNA ... that Okazaki fragments are initiated ... The initiator RNAs of mammalian Okazaki fragments are thought to be removed by ... This creates mismatched nucleotides in the 5′-end region of Okazaki fragme...

Initiator tRNA

... ... U35A36 mutant initiator tRNA , is severalfold higher ... Overproduction of IF3 did not affect the initiator activity of any of the tRNA mutants studied. ... Formylation of the initiator tRNA is essential for normal growth of Escheric...
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