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PetFit Challenge Helps Keep Pets - and Pet Owners - Healthy

...ng that will benefit both pet and owner. The PetFit Web site also provides workout routines designed by celebrity trainer Gunnar Peterson, involving interspecies interval training, racing and obstacle courses. The Alliance's program also includes the PetFit Tour, which has been visiting fairs and clinics from...

Whale music captivates NJIT Professor David Rothenberg for new book, CD

...humanities professor, writer and musician David Rothenberg. The rhythms so captivated the intrepid clarinetist that he spent much of last year playing interspecies duets with these melodic mammals. The results have been captured live on compact disc. (ATTENTION EDITORS: Rothenberg is available to discuss his z...

Expert on Emerging Infectious Zoonotic Diseases Joining K-State as a Regents Distinguished Professor

...ostic tests to detect major swine respiratory pathogens, as well as developing novel vaccination concepts against flu viruses. He also has studied the interspecies transmission of prion agents. Because of his research expertise, he has begun rapidly moving into the field of animal influenza research and is being ...

Evolution of HIV from African Greek Monkeys

... UA researchers suggest that in the border zones where two African green monkey species' ranges come in contact, transmission probably happened during interspecies sexual encounters or fights. Wertheim pointed out that hybrid monkeys have been seen in the wild in the border zones. Worobey said, "Some of the ...
Interspecies in Medical Technology

Cloned Human Embryos Successfully Reprogrammed Using Human - But Not Animal - Eggs

...s the moral controversy surrounding the use of human-animal hybrids moot." Previous studies have confirmed the ability of animal eggs to support interspecies cell division to the embryo stage, and in a few closely-related bovid species, successful development to term. However, there are clear differences in...
Interspecies in Biological News

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...09 issue of the Journal of Virology . Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 viruses increasingly pose a serious public health risk as cases of interspecies transmission from birds to humans continue to rise. Over 400 laboratory-confirmed human cases and 250 deaths from H5N1 virus infection have been repo...

The challenges of avian influenza virus: Mechanism, epidemiology and control

... are found victims or carriers of H5N1, the expansion of the host range and interspecies transmission of H5N1 virus is worrisome. The mechanism underlying this chan... Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology review our current knowledge of the interspecies transmission and host factors involved: from virus receptor usage to host p...

Animal eggs not suitable substitutes to produce stem cells

...DNA was reprogrammed. Lanza et al. show for the first time that human oocytes have the capacity to change these patterns of gene expression, and that interspecies (human-to-animal) cloning does not produce the same results. Although the human-bovine and human-rabbit clones looked similar to the human-human embry...

American Library Association names NJIT prof’s Whale Music book a top ten

... To research the book and learn about whale music, Rothenberg traveled from Hawaii to Russia to play his bass clarinet while playing and recording interspecies duets with the melodic mammals. The corollary compact disc Whale Music featuring the sounds of beluga, killer and humpback whales can be heard at h...

Paired microbes eliminate methane using sulfur pathway

...ium and checked to see if methane oxidation decreased. If hydrogen were the interspecies transfer molecule, than an abundance of hydrogen would turn off the methane... the rate of methane oxidation, and conclude that hydrogen does not play an interspecies role in anaerobic oxidation of methane," the researchers say. They then ...

Biologists find unusual plant gene: abstinence by mutual consent

...te properly. Understanding the mechanisms that mediate male-female communication during fertilization could help in circumventing the barrier of such interspecies crosses for breeding new varieties. In animals and plants, fertilization relies on complex and specialized mechanisms that allow the precise delive...

Say what? Bacterial conversation stoppers

...t species can talk to each other using a common language ?and also that some species can manipulate the conversation to confuse other bacteria. The interspecies crosstalk and misdirection could have important consequences for human health, said Bonnie L. Bassler, an HHMI investigator at Princeton University wh...

Bacteria use host's immune response to their competitive advantage

...ng other species present. ### Citation: Lysenko ES, Ratner AJ, Nelson AL, Weiser JN (2005) The role of innate immune responses in the outcome of interspecies competition for colonization of mucosal surfaces. PLoS Pathogens 1(1): e1. ...
Interspecies in Biological Technology

Animal Eggs Not Suitable Substitutes to Produce Stem Cells

... DNA was reprogrammed. Lanza et al. show for the first time that human oocytes have the capacity to change these patterns of gene expression, and that interspecies (human-to-animal) cloning does not produce the same results. Although the human-bovine and human-rabbit clones looked similar to the human-human embry...

Analysis of a Verapamil Microsomal Incubation using Metabolite ID and Mass FrontierTM

...added to generate phase two glucuronide conjugates. Microsomes from male Cynomolgus monkeys, male Wistar rats, and male Beagle dogs were used to probe interspecies variations in metabolism. The incubation mixtures were analyzed without any additional sample preparation or cleanup using a Finnigan TM LCQ TM Adva...
Interspecies in Biological Definition

Marcello Malpighi

...ear, the first such recognition given to an Italian. Research Malpighi used the microscope for studies on skin , kidney , and for the first interspecies comparison of the liver . He greatly extended the science of embryology . The use of microscopes enabled him to describe the development of the chi...

Secondary metabolite

...unds to the organism's development is usually of ecological nature as they are used as defence against predators ( herbivores , pathogens etc.), for interspecies competition, and to facilitate the reproductive processes. Contrary to primary metabolites these compounds are not ubiquitous in the living organi...
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