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Air Quality Action Day Forecast for Thursday in All Regions of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection and its regional air quality partnerships have forecast an air quality action day for Thursday, June 25, in the Berks/Lehigh Valley, Susquehanna Valley, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Liberty/C...

Possible Gene Regions for Schizophrenia Located

Immune function genes also in the same area, researchers say WEDNESDAY, July 1 (HealthDay News) -- Immune function may play a role in schizophrenia, say scientists who found that schizophrenia patients have genetic variations on a section of chromosome 6 that contains numerous genes as...

Mosaica Partners Briefing Paper Identifies Leading Practices for States and Regions to Leverage ARRA Stimulus Funds for HIE

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Mosaica Partners describes how states and regions can best leverage the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act to advance the quality of healthcare through health information exchange (HIE) in its newly released brie...

Researchers studying hearing loss find auditory regions of the brain convert to the sense of touch

RICHMOND, Va. (March 24, 2009) Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers have discovered that adult animals with hearing loss actually re-route the sense of touch into the hearing parts of the brain. In the study, published online in the Early Edition of the Proceedings ...

Arteries from distinct regions of the body have unique immune functions

Human arteries play distinct roles in the immune system depending on their anatomical location, researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have discovered. Their findings explain why vascular diseases affect different parts of the arterial network and could help doctors fine-tune the tr...

Expansion Will Double Size of The Heart Center at Regions Hospital

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Construction is underway to expand The Heart Center at Regions Hospital, nearly doubling the size of the six-year-old location. When completed in June, the space will include new patient exam and procedure rooms, improved privacy for inpatien...

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regions in Medical Technology

Cardium and Tissue Repair Company's Excellarate Candidate for Healing Diabetic Wounds Gains Media Focus in Multiple Regions Across U.S.

SAN DIEGO, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (Amex: CXM ) and its subsidiary, Tissue Repair Company (TRC) today reported that the Phase 2b MATRIX clinical study has been the focus of media attention in multiple regions across the U.S., including television news features ...

REMICADE-Treated Patients Experienced Rapid and Substantial Improvement in Psoriasis in Critical Regions of Body

Marked Improvement in Four Regions of Body Consistent with Overall PASI Response in REMICADE-Treated Patients SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from an integrated analysis of three randomized, placebo-controlled trials showed patients with moderate to severe plaque psori...

Microarray Sequence Capture Speeds Large-Scale Resequencing of Targeted Genomic Regions

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Roche NimbleGen Inc., a fully integrated part of Roche Applied Science, today have published details of a highly efficient and cost-effective method for capturing targeted regions of the genome via NimbleChip(...

Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

... States. Cuts economic growth by as much as 1.3 percent in countries with high disease rates. Occurs primarily in tropical and subtropical regions such as Central and South America, Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean and the South Pacific Islands. The Global Viral Fo...

Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Positive Phase 3 Study Results for BENLYSTA(TM) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...results in November from our second Phase 3 trial of BENLYSTA, we and GSK plan to submit marketing applications in the United States, Europe and other regions in the first half of 2010." Belimumab is an investigational drug and the first in a new class of drugs called BLyS-specific inhibitors. No n...

Leading Experts Endorse Bioheart's Muscle Stem Cell MyoCell Therapy

...hronic and acute heart damage. Its lead product candidate, MyoCell(R), is an innovative clinical muscle-derived stem cell therapy designed to populate regions of scar tissue within a patient's heart with new living cells for the purpose of improving cardiac function in chronic heart failure patients. The Com...
regions in Medical Products

TaqScreen West Nile Virus Test

Description:...ion technology, is an essential component of Roches blood screening assays and other diagnostic products. PCR allows minute amounts of selected unique regions of genetic material to be amplified into billions of copies (that is, to detectable levels) in only a few hours. In addition to its applications in nu...
Company:Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

Vysis UroVysion Bladder Cancer Kit

Description:...previously diagnosed with bladder cancer. The UroVysion Kit consists of a four-color, four-probe mixture of DNA probe sequences homologous to specific regions on chromosomes 3, 7, 9, and 17. The UroVysion probe mixture consists of Chromosome Enumeration Probe (CEP) CEP 3 SpectrumRed, CEP 7 SpectrumGreen, CEP...
Company:Abbott Diagnostics

USA Series DUR-8 Elite Durable Flexible Ureteroscope System with Primary and Secondary Deflection

Description:... DUR-8 Elite also provides maximum durability coupling a unique cable compensation system with smooth, powerful active deflection. Reach far into all regions of the kidney, case after case. With the DUR-8 Elite....
Company:GYRUS ACMI

Calcitonin Assay Immunoradiometric (IRMA) Assay

Description:...calcitonin. Two different goat polyclonal antibodies to human calcitonin have been purified by affinity chromatography to be specific for well-defined regions on the calcitonin molecule. For the quantitative determination of Calcitonin in human serum. For in vitro diagnostic use only....
Company:Scantibodies Laboratory, Inc.

PROLENE Hernia System

Description:...opens to cover the entire myopectineal orifice. This key and exclusive feature of the PROLENE Hernia System ensures that both the femoral and inguinal regions are protected to minimize the possibility of recurrence....
Company:Ethicon, Inc.

External CounterPulsation (ECP) Centers

Description:...ary flow and perfusion as well as increased venous return. Recent studies suggest that ECP promulgates the development of new collaterals to ischemic regions of the myocardium through angiogenesis. Treatment Course The recommended regimen is once daily, one-hour treatment, five (5) days a week for s...
Company:MedCath Corporation
regions in Medical Definition

Depolarization-induced suppression of inhibition

...typically released by small interneurons in many regions of the brain, where its job is to inhibit the acti...he involvement of the CB1 receptor in DSI in other regions of the brain (Jo et al. 2005, Bodor et al. 200...knock-out mice are not known to exhibit DSI in any regions of the brain, suggesting that the CB1 receptor is ...

High Frequency Ventilation

... areas will become over distended and injured. This may be reduced by using smaller tidal volumes. During positive pressure ventilation, atelectatic regions will inflate, however the alveoli will be unstable and will collapse during the expiratory phase of the breath. This repeated alveolar collapse and ex...

Ramón Carrillo

...provinces. He carried out statistical studies showing that the country only had 45% of the required hospital beds, moreover unevenly distributed, with regions falling to 0,00% of beds for every thousand inhabitants. He thus ratified the recollections and images from his own province, evincing the state of ne...

Réseau Sentinelles

... Diseases Computer Network) is a network of 1 260 volunteer “médecins généralistes”, or general practitioners , working throughout the metropolitan regions of France (2% of the total general practitioners in these regions). Its goal is to provide clinical surveillance in France for 14 health indicat...
regions in Medical Dictionary

Tropical Diseases

..... The most important diseases in the tropical regions of Southeast Asia, Africa, ... Tropical Dis...ng the most important diseases in the tropical regions of Southeast Asia, ... The severity of diseases ...ither occur uniquely in tropical and subtropical regions (which is rare) or, more commonly, are either more...

Trachea

...d Bronchi - Human Anatomy ... In the child the trachea is smaller, more deeply placed, and more movable than in the adult. ... The lower and mid regions of the trachea were well visualized. ... Trachea in mid neck extending to carina is well visualized. ... ...

Tongue

...ical books excerpts online about Hairy Tongue , 95 drug side effect causes. ... Each of these Taste Buds is most highly concentrated in certain regions of the Tongue 's surface. 'Sweet receptors' are mostly on the tip of the tongue Related piercings include the tongue web piercing. Tongue ...

Tick fever

...of the western ... Article about Tick -Borne Diseases : An Overview ... Tick -Borne Relapsing Fever . Etiology: Borrelia hermsii in mountainous regions ... Colorado tick fever is an acute viral infection spread by the bite of the ... Immunofluorescence for Colorado tick fever -- will...

Sleeping Sickness

...h. Sleeping sickness may refer to: ... African trypanosomiasis, a parasitic ... Sleeping sickness occurs only in sub-Saharan Africa in regions where there are ... Sleeping sickness generally occurs in remote rural areas where health systems ... Both types of sleeping sickness are ...

Skull

...arpey's... Interactive maps of the human skull using JavaScript. ... Outline format but with lots of good (large) close-up images of skull regions ... Clickable image map of the skull , labelling the bones and parts. The age of a skull can be equated not so much to the year it was carv...
regions in Biological News

Horse whisperers, lion tamers not needed: Scientists find genetic regions that soothe savage beasts

In what could be a breakthrough in animal breeding, a team of scientists from Germany, Russia and Sweden have discovered a set of genetic regions responsible for animal tameness. This discovery, published in the June 2009 issue of the journal GENETICS ( http://www.genetics.org ), should help ani...

Study finds most wars occur in Earth's richest biological regions

Arlington, Virginia (Feb. 20, 2009) In a startling result, a new study published by the scientific journal Conservation Biology found that more than 80 percent of the world's major armed conflicts from 1950-2000 occurred in regions identified as the most biologically diverse and threatened plac...

Threats to biodiversity rise in the world's Mediterranean-climate regions

In the first systematic analysis of threats to the biodiversity of the world's mediterranean-climate regions, scientists at The Nature Conservancy and UC Davis report that these conservation hotspots are facing significant and increasing pressure. The study, which appears in this week's edition o...

Krumlauf Lab demonstrates modulation of gene expression by protein coding regions

A research team at the Stowers Institute has discovered how the expression of one of the Hox master control genes is regulated in a specific segment of the developing brain. The findings provide important insight into how and where the brain develops some of its unique and important structures. ...

Experts meet on need for new rules to govern world's fragile polar regions

A new co-ordinated international set of rules to govern commercial and research activities in both of Earth's polar regions is urgently needed to reflect new environmental realities and to temper pressure building on these highly fragile ecosystems, according to several of the experts convening in...

NJIT architect professor advocates best-building practices for high wind regions

More than ever before, building design and construction can be significantly improved to reduce wind pressures on building surfaces and to help better resist high winds and hurricanes in residential or commercial construction, said NJIT architecture professor Rima Taher, PhD. Taher, who is also a...

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regions in Biological Technology

Myanmar's Cyclone-Damaged Rice Production Regions Monitored with GIS

Subsequent to Cyclone Nargis, a category 3 tropical storm that struck the low-lying and heavily populated coastline of Myanmar on May 2, 2008, the Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began producing a series of geographic information system (GIS)-based m...

WIN Northeast Wisconsin Chapter Launched for Regions Entrepreneurs

APPLETON, WI Nearly 60 people heard UW-Madison professor Raj Veeramani and Menasha Corp. research and development manager David Matthias stress the importance of innovation in todays economy at the first meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network (WIN) Foundation in northeast Wisconsin. The WI...

The Milkweed Effect: Disseminating Technology to New Regions

This week, I want to test a theory. In short, aspects of the economy and shifts in technology are conspiring to cause the migration of technology-centric and savvy professionals from traditional technology centers such as Silicon Valley and Boston to smaller communities and even remote locations. T...

Tech Business Leaders Compare Madison to Other Regions

Madison, Wis. Madisons high-tech economy has yet to hit its growth spurt so whats taking so long? According to local technology executives, Madison has what it takes to support a high-tech business community, but often ask, Why isnt Madison as successful as other regions? Accelerate Madison , ...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

...rward-looking statements and include, among others, the following: general economic and business conditions in the United States, Canada and the other regions in which we operate; market demand; technological changes that could impact our existing products or our ability to develop and commercialize future p...

Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

...U in 2010; and - VYVANSE for the treatment of ADHD, in ex-US and ex-EU regions starting in 2010, and in the EU in 2011. DIVIDEND In ...ars and Euros). The sales growth was driven by increased volumes across all regions where ELAPRASE is sold. REPLAGAL - Fabry disease Product sale...
regions in Biological Products

ChIP-PCR for NFkb from Aviva Systems Biology

Description:...ution can be first reverse crosslinked and purified by phenol extraction. Then, PCR reactions using specific primers to amplify certain known promoter regions can be performed to check whether the chromatin immunoprecipitation is successful....
Company:Aviva Systems Biology

CORNING 1536 WELL PLATE,2UL,WHITE,NON-TREATED,NON STERILE from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...s through passive interactions • Is suitable primarily for the immobilization of large molecules, such as antibodies, that have large hydrophobic regions that can interact with the surface • Untreated microplates have a binding capacity of approximately 100 to 200ng IgG/cm • Recommended workin...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

CORNING 1536 WELL PLATE,2UL,BLACK,NON-TREATED,NON STERILE from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:... through passive interactions • Is suitable primarily for the immobilization of large molecules, such as antibodies, that have large hydrophobic regions that can interact with the surface • Untreated microplates have a binding capacity of approximately 100 to 200ng IgG/cm • Recommended work...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

CORNING 96 WELL PLATE, EIA/RIA, PS, ROUND BOTTOM, HIGH BINDING, NON STERILE from Sigma-Aldrich

Description:...s through passive interactions • Is suitable primarily for the immobilization of large molecules, such as antibodies, that have large hydrophobic regions that can interact with the surface • Binding capacity of approximately 250 ng of mouse IgG/cm2 • EIA/RIA plates are tested on lot-to-lot bas...
Company:Sigma-Aldrich

CapSure HS LCM Caps with 32 ExtracSure devices and 12 PrepStrips (Alignment Tray and Incubation Block required, not included) from Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

Description:...stems, an infrared laser pulses through the top of the cap during LCM and interacts with the transfer film, which then melts and bonds to the cells or regions of interest. The film absorbs the laser radiationinstead of the tissue or cell samplecreating a gentle, non-damaging microdissection that preserves th...
Company:Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

CapSure Macro LCM Caps - Bulk Pack from Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices

Description:...stems, an infrared laser pulses through the top of the cap during LCM and interacts with the transfer film, which then melts and bonds to the cells or regions of interest. The film absorbs the laser radiationinstead of the tissue or cell samplecreating a gentle, non-damaging microdissection that preserves th...
Company:Arcturus, now part of Molecular Devices
regions in Biological Definition

Amino acid

...he polypeptide as a whole. It is used by many proteins as a regulatory mechanism, changing the conformation and behavior of the polypeptide in acidic regions such as the late endosome or lysosome . I Ile Isoleucine hydrophobic 131.17 6.05 2.32 9.76 K Lys ...

Antibody

...siological effects of antibodies ( opsonization , cell lysis , mast cell, basophil and eosinophil degranulation and other processes). The variable regions of the heavy and light chains can be fused together to form a single chain variable fragment (scFv), which retains the original specificity of the pa...

Avian influenza

..., a major new outbreak of H5N1 avian influenza surfaced in Vietnam and Thailand 's poultry industry, and within weeks spread to ten countries and regions in Asia , including Indonesia , South Korea , Japan and mainland China . Intensive efforts were undertaken to slaughter chickens , ducks and...

Barr body

...n embryonic development, this results in different regions of the adult body having different chromosomes ina... are present on the different chromosomes; in some regions of the body one allele will be active, and in other regions the other will. This is what results in the colora...

Biodiversity

...ved on earth are today extinct . Biodiversity is not distributed evenly on earth. It is consistently richer in the tropics. As one approaches polar regions one finds larger and larger populations of fewer and fewer species. Flora and fauna vary depending on climate , altitude, soils and the presence of...

Bone

...ody of the bone; region of primary ossification Epiphysis the end regions of the bone; regions of secondary ossification Epiphyseal plate the thin sheet of bone...
regions in Biological Dictionary

Pseudoautosomal regions

The pseudoautosomal regions , SHOX and disease. Curr Opin Genet Dev. ... A novel class of Pseudoautosomal region 1 deletions downstream of SHOX is ... Pseudoautosomal region Detail of a human metaphase spread. ... The pseudoautosomal regions , SHOX and disease. Curr O...

VNTR

...nized as a tandem repeat. These can be found on many chromosomes, and often show variations in length between... VNTR alleles are hypervariable regions of human DNA that differ from each other in: ... VNTR stands for "variable number of tandem repeats" ... Since for any one VNTR locus, a numb...

Untranslated RNA

...on suppressor RNA alters ... Untranslated regions of mRNAs Play a Role in Regulating Gene Expression..... kinase PKR by RNA from the 3' untranslated regions of human ... ... interaction of RNA -binding proteins with 5′- or 3′- untranslated regions (UTRs) of mRNA. ... Tumor suppression by RNA f...

Untranslated region

...l articles, magazine articles & newspaper archives. ... of beta-globin transcripts linked to the c-myc 3' untranslated region . ... Distinct regions in the 3' untranslated region are responsible for targeting and ... An electronic protocol book with 500 protocols ... Untranslated region ...

Triplet repeat expansion

...eat Expansion in Arabidopsis thaliana. Science 323:1060 (2009) ... driving triplet repeat contraction ... ... Triplet Repeats in Noncoding regions Fragile X syndrome (CGG repeat ) Fragile ... is caused by the expansion of a (CGG)n repeat in the 5′ untranslated region ... Fragile X Syndr...

Transposon

...s and molecular biology ... The date that the natural transposon was entered into the chado database ... Here we report that transposon -free regions (TFRs) are prominent genomic ... Alternatively, transposon insertion into functional DNA can be deleterious as is ... As mutational agents, muc...
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