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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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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Baylor College of Medicine, Computer Science, Genetics, Medicine

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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Related Topix: University of Washington, Biology, Science

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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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Chemistry, Medicine, Cancer, Michigan Technological University

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

CiteULike

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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CiteULike

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research, Biology, Science

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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Related Topix: World News, China, Milwaukee, WI, Biology, Science

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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Circulation

Dietary Cholesterol Promotes Adipocyte Hypertrophy and Adipose Tissue ...

From the Department of Pathology, Sections on Lipid Sciences and Comparative Medicine , and Department of Biochemistry , Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska, Lincoln ; Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Florida, Gainesville ; and Department ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Circulation

Chronic Treatment With Ticagrelor Limits Myocardial Infarct Size: An...

From the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston ; State Key Laboratory of Space Medicine Fundamentals and Application, China Astronaut Research and Training Center, Beijing, China ; AstraZeneca R&D, MA lndal, Sweden ; and Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Texas Medical Branch, Biology, Molecular Biology, Science, Galveston, TX

Fight Aging!

Digging Into the Biochemistry of Lizard Tail Regeneration

We can all help to speed rejuvenation research, and every little bit counts. Our 2014 matching fundraiser in support of SENS Research Foundation programs starts on October 1st.

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EurekAlert!

UH professor named fellow by International Astrobiology Society

George E. Fox, a John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston , was named a fellow in the International Society for the Study of the Origin of Life .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Circulation

The WWOX Gene Modulates High-Density Lipoprotein and Lipid Metabolism [Original Articles]

From the Cardiovascular Research Laboratories, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada ; Department of Human Genetics and Department of Medicine , David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California at Los Angeles; Department of Molecular ... (more)

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Outside the Beltway

Professor Cop Blames Victims of Police Violence

Sunil Dutta , an adjunct homeland security professor at Colorado Tech and 17-year veteran of the LAPD, has an op-ed in the Washington Post headlined, " I'm a cop.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, UC Davis, Naval Postgraduate School, US News, Conservative Political News

Sys-Con Media

Paul Walter, Ph.D is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals

As the University for Culture and the life sciences, they are dedicated to interdisciplinary work and a cross-faculty approach.

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Newswise

Using Physics to Design Better Drugs: Albert Einstein College of...

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $9 million to renew a grant headed by Robert Callender, Ph.D. , professor of biochemistry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

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