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3 hrs ago | Cell Research

A Smad3 and TTF-1/NKX2-1 complex regulates Smad4-independent gene expression

Although TTF-1 inhibits the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition induced by transforming growth factor-β in lung adenocarcinoma cells, the mechanism through which TTF-1 inhibits the functions of TGF-β is unknown.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Pancreatic Cancer, Health, Lung Cancer

7 hrs ago | The Boulder County Business Report

Can pot fight cancer? UNC seeks the answerRead more

Dr. Richard Hyslop, a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Northern Colorado, left, is leading a project that seeks to identify methods of delivering inactive cannabis compounds thought to slow tumor growth into the body without causing the serious side effects associated with ingesting large quantities of active cannabis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Marijuana, University of Northern Colorado, Chemistry, Biology, Science, Colorado

9 hrs ago | CiteULike

HSPBs: small proteins with big implications in human disease.

The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology , Vol. 44, No. 10. , pp.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Circulation

Impact of Phospholipid Transfer Protein on Nascent High-Density...

From the Department of Internal Medicine , Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences , Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry , and Saha Cardiovascular Research Center , University of Kentucky, Lexington; and Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center , Lexington, KY.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pharmacology, Biology, Science, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky

Wall Street Journal

Google's New 'Moonshot:' The Healthy Human Body

Called Baseline Study, the project will collect anonymous genetic and molecular information from 175 people-and later thousands more-to create what the company hopes will be the fullest picture of what a healthy human being should be.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Molecular Biology, Stanford University

PhysOrg Weblog

New treatment fights common infant virus

Researchers at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center announced results of a clinical trial of a new drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus .

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Immunology, Microbiology, Biology, Science, University of Tennessee

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers uncover an unexpected role for endostatin in the nervous system

Researchers at UC San Francisco have discovered that endostatin, a protein that once aroused intense interest as a possible cancer treatment, plays a key role in the stable functioning of the nervous system.

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Related Topix: UC San Francisco, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Biology, Science, Myasthenia Gravis

Newswise

The Signal and the Noise

Talk to Henrik Dohlman, PhD, and you'll realize that the quest for personalized medicine is about to get a whole lot more personal.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

DNA India

Here's how Popeye will fuel tomorrow's world with spinach

Purdue University physicists are part of an international group using spinach to study the proteins involved in photosynthesis, the process by which plants convert the sun's energy into carbohydrates used to power cellular processes.

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Related Topix: Purdue University, Physics, Science, Biology

CiteULike

Mitochondrial EFTs defects in juvenile-onset Leigh disease, ataxia, neuropathy, and optic atrophy.

We report novel defects of mitochondrial translation elongation factor Ts , with high carrier frequency in Finland and expand the manifestations of this disease group from infantile cardiomyopathy to juvenile neuropathy/encephalopathy disorders.METHODS: DNA analysis, whole-exome analysis, protein biochemistry, and protein modeling.RESULTS: We used ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

CiteULike

Over-Expression of GTP Cyclohydrolase 1 Feedback Regulatory Protein...

Overproduction of nitric oxide by inducible NO synthase contributes towards refractory hypotension, impaired microvascular perfusion and end organ damage in septic shock patients.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

SBWire

Global Genomics and Proteomics Analytical Instruments Market 2014-2018 - New Market Study Published

Genomics is the study of the gene and its functions and proteomics is the study of the structure and functions of proteomes or sets of proteins by using molecular biology and bioinformatics tools and technology.

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Related Topix: Biology, Molecular Biology, Science, Dna, Pop/Rock, Genetics, Medicine

Medical News Today

Human neurodegenerative diseases may be impacted by discovery of a...

Several human neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease , Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease but also ageing, are linked to an accumulation of abnormal and aggregated proteins in cells.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Biology, Science

Medical News Today

During aging, 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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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Oregon State University, Life, Food, Vegetables

Agri Marketing

No. Carolina State Univ Scientist Receives New Frontiers In Animal Nutrition Award

NO. CAROLINA STATE UNIV SCIENTIST RECEIVES NEW FRONTIERS IN ANIMAL NUTRITION AWARD Jul. 22, 2014 Source: American Feed Industry Association news release Jack Odle, Ph.D., an animal scientist at North Carolina State University, was presented with the New Frontiers in Animal Nutrition Award Sunday as part of the Nutrition Research Awards.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, North Carolina State University, Biology, Science, Agriculture

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Mitochondria And Antioxidants: A Tale Of Two Scientists

I'm the founder of Science 2.0A . A wise man once said Darwin had the greatest idea anyone ever had.

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Medical News

Researchers identify group of cells in brain that plays important role in Down syndrome

Researchers from UC Davis School of Medicine and Shriners Hospitals for Children - Northern California have identified a group of cells in the brain that they say plays an important role in the abnormal neuron development in Down syndrome .

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

CiteULike

Mitochondrial EFTs defects in juvenile-onset Leigh disease, ataxia, neuropathy, and optic atrophy.

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RedOrbit

Scientists Sleuth Out Proteins Involved In...

Image Caption: Catherine Leimkuhler Grimes, assistant professor, and doctoral student Vishnu Mohanan are sleuthing out proteins involved in Crohn's disease, information critical to the development of novel therapies for the inflammatory bowel disease.

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

Sat Jul 19, 2014

CiteULike

The intestinal microbiota affect central levels of brain-derived...

Alterations in the microbial composition of the gastrointestinal tract are believed to contribute to inflammatory and functional bowel disorders and psychiatric comorbidities.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

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