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The Female Health Company Switches to the NASDAQ Stock Market

CHICAGO, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Female Health Company (NYSE Amex: FHC ) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the decision to switch the listing of its common stock from the NYSE AMEX LLC to the NASDAQ Stock Market LLC. Effective as of the opening of trading on T...

Emergency Consultants Inc. switches to Learn.com to deliver Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses to physicians

Learn.com ®, the leader in on-demand workforce development and productivity, announced today that Emergency Consultants, Inc. (ECI), a leader in emergency physician recruiting, staffing, and management, has switched to the LearnCenter platform to offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) acti...

Progen Technology Switches on Cancer Fighting Genes and Inhibits Tumor Growth

BRISBANE, Australia, April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Progen Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: PGL; Nasdaq: PGLA ) has released data that shows its epigenetic technology successfully inhibits tumor growth. The results of the pre-clinical experiments, presented by Progen's collaborators at the ...

Top Hospital Switches To Cybernet Compact Computers To Save More Lives

After a series of tests that scanned and evaluated different computer systems, the IT staff of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIUMed) revealed that Cybernet iOne GX31 was by far the most reliable computer model for the university's hospital exam rooms. ...

Lifeway Foods Switches to 100% Certified Hormone Free Milk

MORTON GROVE, Ill., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lifeway Foods, Inc., (Nasdaq: LWAY ), makers of the nutritious, probiotic dairy beverage called kefir, announced today that they are now using milk that comes from cows not treated with hormones. This 100% certified hormone free milk comes...

Scientists locate disease switches

New perspectives in the treatment of disease The team, led by Professor Matthias Mann of Novo Nordisk Center for Protein Research at the University of Copenhagen and the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry in Germany, have detected 3,600 acetylation switches in 1,750 different proteins. ...

UCSF creates fast, affordable tool for finding gene 'on-off' switches

UCSF scientists have created a method of quickly identifying large numbers of the genetic material known as short hairpin RNA also called shRNA that turns genes on and off. The method, which the research team has used to create a library of 22,000 of these "on-off" switches for roughly 600 h...

Video: Ultrasound Systems Can Produce Clearer Images With TI's New Family of Fully Integrated High-Voltage Pulsers and Switches

DALLAS and MUNICH, Germany Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- To support manufacturers developing affordable, compact ultrasound systems, Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN ) today introduced a family of fully integrated high-voltage pulsers and switches. The TX734, the first device in the TX7xx family, ...

BioRelix and Dalton Medicinal Chemistry Expand and Renew Research Agreement to Capitalize on Riboswitches

BioRelix, pioneers in the discovery and development of Riboswitch based therapeutic agents, and Dalton Medicinal Chemistry have jointly announced an expansion and renewal of their exclusive worldwide collaboration and agreement to discover and develop new therapeutics. ...

Research Studies on Molecular Switches of Gene

A single molecular on switch triggers gene activity that cause effects ranging from learning and memory capabilities to glucose production in the liver was discovered by scientists of St.Jude Childrens Research hospital . The on switch, a protein called CREB, is a transcription factora mol...
switches in Medical Technology

Keeping the Data Center Clean: ATEN Launches Industry-First KVM Switches with Antimicrobial Nanocoating to Protect Products from Bacteria Surviving on Surfaces

Three Hideaway(TM) LCD KVM Switches to be First Units to Sport New Nanocoating IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ATEN Technology, Inc., an innovator of high-quality KVM (keyboard/video/mouse) and remote connectivity products to centrally manage servers, n...

Mutant Genes in High-Risk Childhood Leukemias Identified

...have hinted that some high-risk ALL cases might arise from mutations in genes that produce enzymes called kinases, which function as biological on-off switches in cells," said Charles Mullighan, M.D., Ph.D., assistant member in the St. Jude Department of Pathology and a co-first author of the study. "Such mut...

Copper Eliminates Resistant Hospital Germs in a Worldwide Field Test

... in Hamburg, Germany, was equipped with door handles, door plates and light switches made of copper. Because the germs are not only transmitted from one hand to...rfaces with cooper alloys. Experience has shown that door handles and light switches are the most frequent surfaces of transmission. 50,000 casualties in Euro...

Pediatric Researchers Find Possible 'Master Switch' Gene in Juvenile Arthritis

...ctor of the Center for Applied Genomics; and Edward M. Behrens, M.D., all of Children's Hospital. "There are only a few genes that may act as master switches like this to regulate autoimmune diseases," said Finkel, the chief of Rheumatology at Children's Hospital. "This switch we discovered probably has to ...

JDSU WaveReady Receives Brocade Data Center Ready Status for Brocade-Based Storage Area Network (SAN) Infrastructures

...endor Brocade-based data center environments. "We are pleased that JDSU has successfully completed the Data Center Ready testing with Brocade fabric switches in multi-vendor SAN environments," said Tom Buiocchi, Brocade Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. "Storage area networks are being deployed worldwi...

St. Jude Study Shows How T Cell's Machinery Dials Down Autoimmunity

...ewswire-USNewswire/ -- A St. Jude Children's Research Hospital study shows that T cells, the body's master immune regulators, do not use simple on/off switches to govern the cellular machinery that regulates their development and function. Rather, they possess sophisticated molecular controls that enable them...

Sixty-One Percent of Newly Diagnosed Parkinson's Disease Patients Do Not Receive Any Drug Treatment in the First Year of Diagnosis

...hringer Ingelheim's Mirapex, but inevitably results in the development of levopoda-induced side effects, including dyskinesias, off time (sudden motor switches between normal and Parkinson movements) and wearing-off complications (shortened periods of benefit after each levodopa use). "Levodopa continues to ...

Fragile X, Down Syndromes Linked to Faulty Brain Communication, Stanford Researcher Finds

...ofessor of molecular and cellular physiology. "It's as if you had every light in your house wired to just one or two switches, rather than having many switches that can be flipped on or off in complex combinations to control the lighting in one room," he said. Madison is the senior author of a paper on Frag...
switches in Medical Products

SYSTEM ONE Orbital Illumination System

Description:... electronic touch controls for on/off and dimming, smooth, flexible and extensive suspension arm for maximum coverage, reserve bulb that automatically switches over in case of primary bulb failure, excellent shadow control, and much, much more....
Company:Medical Illumination International

Digistim 2 Plus Nerve Stimulator

Description:... Modes of Operation: Standby: All toggle switches at off (center position) Double Burst : 2 60-ms bursts of 50 Hz separated...Case: High-impact ABS plastic with anodized aluminum front and rear panels. switches and handles are chrome-plated. Size: 2.5? H x 6.06" W x 6.25" D Weight...
Company:CCR Medical

Digistim II Nerve Stimulator

Description:... Modes of Operation: Standby: All toggle switches at off (center position) Twitch: 1 s (1 pulse/s); 10 s (1 pulses/10 s) ...Case: High-impact ABS plastic with anodized aluminum front and rear panels. switches and handles are chrome-plated. Size: 2.5? H x 6.06" W x 6.25" D Weight...
Company:CCR Medical

MicroCentrifuge Two Strip Rotor

Description:... The MicroCentrifuge Two Strip Rotor hold 16 0.2ml tubes. Easy operation (no switches to mess with). Simply close the polycarbonate lid to start and press the plastic tab to open. Starts and stops in seconds. Maximum centrifuge speed 64...
Company:MIDSCI

MicroCentrifuge 6-Place Rotor

Description:... The MicroCentrifuge 6-Place Rotor has a standard 1.5ml rotor and 6 each .5ml adapters and 6 each .4ml adapters. Easy operation (no switches to mess with). Simply close the polycarbonate lid to start and press the plastic tab to open. Starts and stops in seconds. Maximum centrifuge speed 64...
Company:MIDSCI

REVOLUTION shaver system

Description:...eatures a new lightweight handpiece with a powerful and progressive motor (up to 4.000 rpm). When the shaver is operated a "pinch valve" automatically switches suction to the shaver unit for the duration of its use. The REVOLUTION pump can be adapted to control suction through other manufacturer's shavers usi...
Company:Atlantech Medical Devices Ltd.

RT-6000 Auto Ref-Topography

Description:...es. The cataract or IOL mode detects these anomalous states & automatically switches to the relevant mode. Compact Multi-Diagnostics RT-6000 i...es. The cataract or IOL mode detects these anomalous states & automatically switches to the relevant mode. Compact Multi-Diagnostics RT-6000 is ...
Company:Tomey Corp.

Hyfrecator 2000

Description:...n if a hazard or safety issue is detected. Cost effective alternative to various laser procedures. It can be compatible with electrodes, pencils, foot switches & accessories, hyfre-vac, hyfrecator stand, Bipolar forceps, electrolase blunt and sharp tips. sterile sheath....
Company:CONMED Corporation

Gemini PC-1 Single-Channel Infusion System

Features:... - Delivers precise infusion rates from 0.1 to 999 mL/hr. Dual Rate Programming - Provides sequential delivery of infusion programs and automatically switches to primary infusion upon completion of secondary program. Rapid Rate On-Line Titration - Enables rapid rate adjustments without interrupting flow. P...
Company:ALARIS Medical Systems, Inc.

MC-3 with Multiport

Features:...0 watts, lamp life 50 hours Intensity switches -- Four positions: off/low/medium/high On/Off switches -- Rocker type, double pole Fuses -- ...
Company:Applied Fiberoptics, Inc.
switches in Biological News

Researchers discover that gene switches on during development of epilepsy

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A discovery made by researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine while studying mice may help explain how some people without a genetic predisposition to epilepsy can develop the disorder. In a study published this month in the Journal of Neuroscience , senior ...

Plant biologists discover gene that switches on 'essence of male'

Biologists at the University of Leicester have published results of a new study into plant sex and discovered that a particular gene switches on 'the essence of male'. The study takes to a new level understanding of the genes needed for successful plant reproduction and seed production. Pro...

Control switches found for immune cells that fight cancer, viral infection

July 9, 2008 -- Medical science may be a significant step closer to climbing into the driver's seat of an important class of immune cells, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report in Nature Immunology . The researchers showed that a single protein, HS1, enabl...

Search for the 'on' switches may reveal genetic role in development and disease

DURHAM, N.C. -- A new resource that identifies regions of the human genome that regulate gene expression may help scientists learn about and develop treatments for a number of human diseases, according to researchers at Dukes Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy (IGSP). The majority of DNA in...

Researchers find signal that switches on eye development -- could lead to 'eye in a dish'

Researchers at the University of Warwick, funded by Wellcome Trust, have uncovered a crucial signal that switches on eye development. This discovery will greatly assist researchers looking at stem cells connected to eye development and opens up an avenue of research that could eventually lead to a...

Beyond the DNA: Chemical signatures reveal genetic switches in the genome

Investigators from the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine have made a breakthrough in identifying functional elements in the human genome, according to a report published online today in Nature Genetics. While the DNA...

'Exercise pill' switches on gene that tells cells to burn fat

By giving ordinary adult mice a drug - a synthetic designed to mimic fat - Salk Institute scientist Dr. Ronald M. Evans is now able to chemically switch on PPAR-d, the master regulator that controls the ability of cells to burn fat. Even when the mice are not active, turning on the chemical switch...

Gene therapy research switches off joint inflammation; switches on genetic process of joint repair

Scientists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Albany Medical College, together with Rainforest Nutritionals, Inc. have demonstrated in a mini symposium held today at the 14th International Conference of the Inflammation Research Association (IRA) that a blend of natural botan...

Flick of a protein switches immune response

A single protein can turn on and off a key component of the immune system by changing partners in an elegant genomic dance, said researchers at the University of Southern California and Harvard Medical School. Because autoimmune diseases ?such as arthritis, allergies and dozens of other illnesse...

Nano machine switches between biological and silicon worlds

"Frankly, some researchers didn't think what we were attempting was possible," says Dr Keith Firman, at Portsmouth University and Mol-Switch project coordinator, funded under the European Commission's Future and Emerging Technologies initiative. "However, we got our molecular switch to work." The...

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switches in Biological Technology

Nanotubes find niche in electric switches

HOUSTON -- (March 9, 2009) -- New research from Rice University and the University of Oulu in Oulu, Finland, finds that carbon nanotubes could significantly improve the performance of electrical commutators that are common in electric motors and generators. The research, which appeared online t...

Scientists discover repulsive side to light force

...tractive" force of light and showed how it could be manipulated to move components in semiconducting micro- and nano-electrical systemstiny mechanical switches on a chip. The scientists have now uncovered a complementary repulsive force. Researchers had theorized the existence of both the attractive and repul...

MIT reels in RNA surprise with microbial ocean catch

...rieties of small RNAs snippets of RNA that act as switches to regulate gene expression in these single-celled...nd abundance of these small RNAs, which can act as switches to regulate gene expression, will allow us to get ...om carbon dioxide then the sRNAs are the internal switches that turn on and off the factories' production lin...

Latest BioTrends Research Reports to Assess the Impact of the Withdrawal of Raptiva (efalizumab) on the Psoriasis Market

...ies associated with specific biologic brand use, product switching incidence and rationale, and concomitant medications. A special section focused on switches from Raptiva will be included to understand if these patients migrate to other biologic brands or are discontinued altogether from biologic therapy. ...

Onyx Pharmaceuticals Licenses Rights to Novel Targeted Oncology Agent From BTG International

...he alpha-folate receptor, which is located on the cell's surface. Once BGC 945 (ONX 0801) enters the cell via this receptor, the compound inhibits, or switches off, thymidylate synthase (TS). BGC 945 (ONX 0801) is distinct from currently marketed TS inhibitors, such as pemetrexed, 5 fluorouracil, and raltitre...

McGill physicists find a new state of matter in a 'transistor'

... would control a gas flow," he said. "You can understand the particles as independent units, which lets us treat them as ones and zeroes or on and off switches in digital computing. "However, once you get down to the nano scale, quantum forces kick in and the electrons may condense into a collective state...

EUPROBIO 2008 Presentation to Highlight Latest Immune Research

...n 5 days raised a level of circulating interferon up to 4.2+/-0.5 log2 u/ml (P <0.05) against 2.0+/-0.3 log2 u/ml of the controls. Interferons are the switches that help cells resist viral infection and provide the initial, crucial immune response to immune challenges. The results of this latest research demo...

Clemson scientists put a (nano) spring in their step

...xes a traditionally straight carbon nanotube to split into a "Y" shape. When powered by electrical voltages, the Y-branched nanotubes behave like tiny switches or transistors that process information. "Our studies with carbon nanotubes have been ongoing for quite some time," said Rao. "Each step along the ...

Michigan Tech scientist models molecular switch

... A solution lies in the fabled molecular switch. If molecules could replace the current generation of transistors, you could fit more than a trillion switches onto a centimeter-square chip. In 1999, a team of researchers at Yale University published a description of the first such switch, but scientists have...

Awareness of Genzyme's Renvela(R) (Sevelamer Carbonate) is High, Although Uptake of this New Phosphate Binding Agent has Been Slower than Nephrologists and Renal Dietitians Initially Expected

...envela trials for the most part have been in patients switched from Renagel or naive to binder therapy, although depending on patient types, there are switches from competitive products. Each binder is associated with a variety of attributes and each is associated with unique concerns. Renvela is currently pe...
switches in Biological Products

EC3 Darkroom from UVP

Description:...filter wheel Overhead wavelengths UV safe viewport enabling observation of samples while under UV illumination UV timeout automatically switches off all UV light UV safety interlocked door protects the researcher from UV irradiation Height adjustable chemi tray and white light plate ...
Company:UVP

Rotarod Treadmill one unit for mice and rats from IITC Life Science

Description:...nnected to the unit these results will be printed automatically along with test parameters entered. • Animals drop is sensed by accurate magnetic switches that never need adjusting versus other units on the market today which use photoelectric sensing. Vertically sliding acrylic front gates prevent escap...
Company:IITC Life Science
switches in Biological Definition

Diabetes mellitus

...cute gastroenteritis (the "flu"), or an overwhelming new health problem (e.g., bacterial infection , myocardial infarction ). Insulin deficiency switches many aspects of metabolic balance in a catabolic direction. The liver becomes a net producer of glucose by way of gluconeogenesis and glycogeno...

Homeobox

...rtant in the evolution of segmented animals. In a loose analogy to computing , one can think of a homeobox gene like a call to a subroutine . It switches on the production of a whole subsystem, the code for which must already be present elsewhere in the DNA. See also Evolutionary developmental ...

Parthenogenesis

...depending on conditions. For example, the freshwater crustacean Daphnia reproduces by parthenogenesis in the spring to rapidly populate ponds, then switches to sexual reproduction as the intensity of competition and predation increases. Parthenogenesis Parthenogenesis is a particular form of a...
switches in Biological Dictionary

RNA

...rtant structural details. ... RNA has a 2' oxygen atom that is not present in DNA. ... As DNA changes into RNA an OH group is added and TTP switches out with UTP. ... Animated Science, Health, Technology, Math, Social Studies and English movies, comic strips, activity pages and school homework h...

Mismatch repair

...ll fidelity of DNA ... The post-replicative Mismatch Repair System (MMRS) of Escherichia ... Molecular Mechanism(s) for Mismatch Repair ... switches - Mismatch Repair - Recombinational Repair - Meiosis - Proteome - Publications ... Science and technology news stories tagged with keyword: ...

Leaf primordia

...morphological markers for leaf versus flower primordia (see Figure 4) ... ... produces 20 or 30 or more leaf primordia before it actually switches over to ... meristem produces its series of leaf primordia , then a typical series of sepal, ... The two organs have little in common other th...

Citric acid cycle

...riphosphate energy ... The citric acid cycle , discovered in 1937 in animal tissue, is the central ... In E.coli the citric acid cycle switches to a branched, non-cyclic mode under ... The first reaction of the citric acid cycle is the condensation of acetyl-CoA ... to generate the on...

Binding site

...ecies and strains, ... Differential Binding Site Search. TFD Search. Getting Started... Right below the binding site plot, there are color switches for you to turn on ... Gel filtration data also suggested the presence of a third binding site of 5.4 kDa. The 170-kDa site had a binding a...
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