Scripps research team unravels new cellular repair mechanism
The research was published today in an advanced, online issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences .
The cell cycle, which allows cells to replicate their DNA and produce new cells, is controlled by a complex concert of enzymes and other components. In addition there are "che...
Transport of Proteins Unravels the Mystery behind Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurodegenerative diseases are diseases which occur due to progressive degeneration of the nerves across the body. Some of the important and fatal diseases are Huntington's, ALS and Kennedy disease. // Researchers have found that the main causes for such diseases are the blockage of the transport ...
Yeast Genome Unravels Genes Critical For Maintaining DNA Integrity
Researchers in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine said that genetic material in the yeast cell guards the genome from lethal DNA damage. //
The researchers feel that it very important in the creation of a database of disease-causing combinations of mutated human genes.
Novel Study Unravels a New Dimension to Decision Making
Have you considered, the many occasions, when decisions have to be taken? While some may be trivial involving mundane matters, others, may mean higher stakes, even life and death. Remember if // ever you have a difficulty over taking decisions, the best thing to do is sleep on it!
They say thi...
CCHRINT Announces FDA Reported Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Search Engine
...actions, patient outcomes, reporting source, therapy start and end dates and the indication (diagnosis). The result: A database and search engine that unravels
the 94,000 pages of codified psychiatric drug adverse reactions reported each year from 2004-2006 and 2004-2008 to the FDA's MedWatch system.
Scientists suggest a new ‘brain wave’ for sound sleep and improved memoy
...be a massive breakthrough if by restoring significant deep stage of sleep ,memory loss can be limited for those who suffer from it.
Sleep that unravels
the raveled sleeve of care as Shakespeare noted long ago seems to be the only way to beat a fevered brain. So to run down memory lane you need a sho...
Cause of ‘Down Syndrome’ cannot be pinned down to maternal age aloe
... New study unravels
that other factors play a strong role along with maternal age in determining the incidence of Down's Syndrome.// Many older women who have been either...
Mind in a Bind – Alternative Intervention
.../ that can withstand the strongest forces in this universe. Yet when subject to strain in manifold ways the tensile strength therein is marred. Heaven unravels
deep within and yet another perfect body crumbles before us succumbing to the ‘inner demons’.
Dr Samuel Hahnemann in his quest to find answers to ...
Understanding Basic Motor Skills
...ulo-ocular reflex coordinates eye movements with head movements, allowing us to perform activities such as reading in a moving automobile. This study unravels
the minute details of how LTD occurs. Richard L. Huganir, Ph.D., a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and chair of the Solomon H. Snyder Dep...
Non-Coding RNA Vital For Gene Activation And Protein Expression
...rch titled, Noncoding RNAs of Trithorax Response Elements Recruit Drosophila Ash1 to Ultrabithrorax appears in the Science journal.
The research unravels
how certain epigenetic activators, in this case Ash1 bind to the target DNA molecule to facilitate the activation of certain genes that play a crucial...
Study unravels why certain fishes went extinct 65 million years ago
Large size and a fast bite spelled doom for bony fishes during the last mass extinction 65 million years ago, according to a new study to be published March 31, 2009, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences .
Today, those same features characterize large predatory bony fishes, ...
Rebuilding the evolutionary history of HIV-1 unravels a complex loop
An essential component of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) molecular machinery responsible for infecting cells consists of functionally-specialized layers, according to a study by investigators at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) Antiviral Research Center (AVRC), published Nov...
BIO 2009 -- R&D session: New stem cell research unlocks unknown therapies
...wedenBIO and Invest in Sweden Agency.
Dr. Frisn will talk about stem cell research, currently one of the most exciting areas in science, and how it unravels
potential new therapies for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, spinal cord injury, stroke, heart diseases and other devastating diseases.
He is also the sc...
Genetic sleuth solves glaucoma mystery
...ucoma, but have been unable to figure out what the gene does and why some people with variations of the gene get glaucoma while others don't.
this mystery in an article, published in the April 1, 2009 print edition of the journal, Human Molecular Genetics , based in Oxford, England.
Uncovering secrets of life in the ocean
...carried out the research at EMBL. "We assume that the first eyes in the animal kingdom evolved for exactly this purpose. Understanding phototaxis thus unravels
the first steps of eye evolution."
Studying the larvae of the marine ragworm Platynereis dumerilii , the scientists found that a nerve connects th...
Changes in amino acids in the 1918 influenza virus cut transmission
...to become transmissible in humans, this could help us make more accurate predictions on the ability of an influenza virus to transmit among humans and unravels
the existence of molecular determinants of transmission that could be used as targets for the development of novel drugs that will stop influenza viru...
Intrinsic eye protein halts angiogenesis
...research discoveries in corneal avascularity and angiogenesis.
In their paper published online Oct. 18, 2006, the researchers present evidence that unravels
the mystery of how a healthy cornea remains clear and free of blood vessels, which is essential for vision, and raises questions about the implication...