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1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

A new neuron repair pathway could one day help people with nerve damage

Other parts of your body-such as skin and bone-can be replaced by the body growing new cells, but when you injure your neurons, you can't just grow new ones; instead, the existing cells have to repair themselves.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Molecular Biology

5 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Discovery could lead to novel therapies for Fragile X syndrome

Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability-a genetic disease called "Fragile X syndrome"-have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, UC San Diego, Biology, Science, New York Government, New York

9 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers discover target for treating dengue fever

Two recent papers by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, West Nile virus, Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses.


Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

13 hrs ago | Nature Neuroscience

Protein Biochemistry Scientist

We combine state-of-the-art antibody technology, through a strategic alliance with Adimab, with recent discoveries in human genetics to develop novel therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease, and mechanistically related disorders.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biotech, Science / Technology, Startups, Rinat Neuroscience, Columbia University, Dartmouth College

17 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

New Data from University of Zurich Illuminate Findings in Supramolecular Research

Since then protein crystallography has grown and matured remarkably and is now established in the molecular biology, biochemistry or biological medicine departments of most major Swiss Universities as well as in the pharmaceutical industry and in biotech startup companies."


Related Topix: Biology, Science

21 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

A Natural Step For Peptide Research

The primary customers of EBI include pharmaceutical and research and development companies, whose research indicates dramatic growth in the peptide therapeutics market and vast expansion over the next five years.


Related Topix: Biology, Science

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Infection Control Today

Scientists Unlock Secrets of Protein Produced by Disease-Causing Fungus

A team that includes scientists from the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University and St. Mary's University reported the structure of a protein that helps a common fungus to infect the body.


Related Topix: Texas, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University, Candida & Candidosis, Health, Biology, Science, University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Hispanic Business

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Describes Findings in Biochemistry

However, the isolation, characterization and evaluation of natural products remain a challenge, mainly due to their limited bioavailability."


Related Topix: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Biology, Science


Interferon-Induced Transmembrane Protein 1 Regulates Endothelial...

From the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry , Department of Biomedical Engineering , Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology , and Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center , University of California Irvine.


Related Topix: Biology, Molecular Biology, Science, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA


UNC Researchers Develop Insights Into Protein Linked to Cell Movement

Cell movement plays an important role in a host of biological functions from embryonic development to repairing wounded tissue.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, North Carolina, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of Virginia

Nature Neuroscience

Postdoctoral Fellows

Multiple postdoctoral fellow positions available in Dr. Min Dong's lab at Harvard Medical School .


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology

Weight Loss Dietary Supplements

Burmistrovo April 15, 2014 - Fat loss pills are one of the most accepted & most regularly purchase dietary supplements.


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PhysOrg Weblog

Two approaches to treat Lysosomal Storage Diseases

Lysosomes are membrane-bound organelles found in most animal cells. They are responsible for treating cellular waste.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Italy, Biology

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Photosynthetic Nitrogen Assimilation and Associated Carbon and Respiratory Metabolism

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Digital Rights Management, Biology, Science


Desensitization of Myofilaments to Ca2+ as a Therapeutic Target for...

From the Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology and Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Center for Cardiovascular Research , University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL; Department of Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, and Microbiology, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH ; Division of Molecular ... (more)


Related Topix: Chicago, IL, University of Illinois Chicago, Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, University of Cincinnati

Science, Industry and Business

German Research Foundation approves new priority program in the life sciences

In recent years, it has become clear that the genetic code is far more complex than previously assumed.


Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, World News, Germany

Medical News Today

ZMYND11 'reads' methylated variant to thwart cancer; tied to breast cancer patient survival

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.


Related Topix: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Biology, Science

University of Cambridge

Professor Christopher Dobson awarded 2014 Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics

The Heineken Prize is among the most prestigious in the scientific community, and a recognition of lifetime achievement which is widely regarded as second only to a Nobel Prize.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine, Diabetes

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Fred E. Regnier: The Road One Chromatographer Took to Reach the Lifetime Achievement Award

LCGC recently spoke with the 2014 LCGC Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Fred E. Regnier, the John H. Law Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, about his early work, his numerous patents and start-up companies, as well as his vast accomplishments in separation science and his role ... (more)


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Entomology, Biology

Nucleic Acids Research

A bacteriophage transcription regulator inhibits bacterial...

Petersburg State Polytechnical University, St. Petersburg, Russia Bacteriophages appropriate essential processes of bacterial hosts to benefit their own development.


Related Topix: Biology, Molecular Biology, Science, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ