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CPRIT Awards Faculty $26 Million in Prevention, Research, and...

Specifically, CPRIT funding awarded to UT Southwestern's faculty includes: * Awards involving treatments and strategies targeting lung, breast, prostate, and head and neck cancers, as well as basic science research into cancer biology; * in Competitive Expansion Grants to expand a unique telemedicine program to provide genetic cancer screenings for ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

CiteULike

Microbial Biosynthesis of Alkanes

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Chemical and Engineering News

Researchers Outline New Strategy For FRET Biosensors

In a new strategy for biosensor design, researchers mutate the binding site of a protein so that it no longer binds a target molecule .

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Portland Tribune

Lipoic acid helps restore, synchronize the 'biological clock'

Researchers have discovered a possible explanation for the surprisingly large range of biological effects that are linked to a micronutrient called lipoic acid: It appears to reset and synchronize circadian rhythms, or the 'biological clock' found in most life forms.

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EurekAlert!

Small molecule acts as on-off switch for nature's antibiotic factory

Scientists have identified the developmental on-off switch for Streptomyces , a group of soil microbes that produce more than two-thirds of the world's naturally derived antibiotic medicines.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Scientific American

Carrying canola forward

Do you ever wonder about the science behind your food? We do, too. Our group of writers serves up juicy topics like genetic engineering, gut bacteria and the chemical reactions that occur during cooking.

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CiteULike

A Bioenergetic Basis for Membrane Divergence in Archaea and Bacteria

Membrane bioenergetics are universal, yet the phospholipid membranes of archaea and bacteria-the deepest branches in the tree of life-are fundamentally different.

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EurekAlert!

Researchers discover why Listeria bacterium is so hard to fight

Listeria is a dreaded bacterium that can be found in both unprocessed and processed foods.

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KurzweilAI.net

Helping researchers cope with the medical literature knowledge explosion

Computational biologists at Baylor College of Medicine and analytics experts at IBM research are developing a powerful new tool called the Knowledge Integration Toolkit that promises to help research scientists deal with the more than 50 million scientific papers available in public databases - with a new one publishing nearly every 30 seconds.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Bioinformatics

PconsFold: improved contact predictions improve protein models

Given sufficiently large protein families, the contact predictions contain sufficient information to predict the structure of many protein families.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Curcumin blocks the metastasis of colon cancer by a novel mechanism

Novel research led by the UA Steele Children's Research Center has identified one of the mechanisms by which curcumin, a bioactive molecule derived from the spice turmeric, can prevent cancer cell metastasis in colon cancer.

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Related Topix: University of Arizona, Chemistry, Science, Biology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seattle Times

UW enlists gamers for Ebola research insights

A screen shot shows an Ebola puzzle presented six months ago on the University of Washington's science puzzle site, Foldit.

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Science Daily

Sweet! Glycocongugates are more than the sum of their sugars

Conventional wisdom says that the scaffold in an important class of biological molecules called 'glycoconjugates' is essentially inert.

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Scientific Blogging

Bacteria In Hot Springs Use Far-Red Light Wavelengths For Photosynthesis

Researchers discovered that the cyanobacterial strain Leptolyngbya completely changes its photosynthetic apparatus in order to use far-red light, which has wavelengths longer than 700 nanometers - longer than the range of light that most people can see.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Aldose reductase: a novel therapeutic target for inflammatory pathologies.

The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology , Vol. 42, No. 1. , pp.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

BioMed Central

Establishment and analysis of a reference transcriptome for Spodoptera frugiperda

Spodoptera frugiperda is a major agricultural pest throughout the American continent.

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Linoleic acid induces mouse embryonic stem cell proliferation via Ca2+/PKC, PI3K/Akt, and MAPKs.

Cellular physiology and biochemistry : international journal of experimental cellular physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology , Vol.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

EurekAlert!

Hot-spring bacteria reveal ability to use far-red light for photosynthesis

Lays foundation for further research aimed at improving plant growth, harvesting energy from the Sun, and understanding dense blooms like those now occurring on Lake Erie and other lakes worldwide This photo shows the colors of the Leptolyngbya sp.

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Circulation

Direct Interaction of Kindlin-3 With Integrin {alpha}IIb{beta}3 in...

From the Collaborative Research Program for Cell Adhesion Molecules, Shanghai University School of Life Sciences, Shanghai, China ; Blood Research Institute, Blood Center of Wisconsin, Milwaukee ; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Cell Biology, Shanghai Jiao-Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China ; and Department of Molecular ... (more)

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Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Dispensing Nozzle for Automatic Analyzer, and Automatic Analyzer Including Same

In clinical examination, it is necessary to treat a plurality of examination items with high reliability at high speed, and therefore, most of them are performed by an automatic analyzer.

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