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New Market Research Report: Rockland Immunochemicals, Inc. - Medical...

The company manufactures research tools and proteins for clinical research in functional genomics, gene therapy and drug discovery markets. Its products include primary antibodies, secondary antibodies, proteins and peptides, GFP and epitopes, kits, molecular biology reagents, primary antibodies, proteins and peptides, secondary antibodies and supporting reagents.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Cell Biology, Immunology

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Newswise

Scientists Discover RNA Modifications in Some Unexpected Places

The so-called central dogma of molecular biology-that DNA makes RNA which makes protein-has long provided a simplified explanation for how genetic information is deciphered and translated in living organisms. In reality, of course, the process is vastly more complicated than the schema first articulated nearly 60 years ago by Nobel Laureate Francis Crick, co-discoverer of the DNA's double-helix structure.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Genetics, Medicine

EurekAlert!

Protein secrets of Ebola virus

The current Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, which has claimed more than 2000 lives, has highlighted the need for a deeper understanding of the molecular biology of the virus that could be critical in the development of vaccines or antiviral drugs to treat or prevent Ebola hemorrhagic fever. Now, a team at the University of Virginia , USA A- under the leadership of Dr Dan Engel, a virologist, and Dr Zygmunt Derewenda, a structural biologist A- has obtained the crystal structure of a key protein involved in Ebola virus replication, the C-terminal domain of the Zaire Ebola virus nucleoprotein [Dziubanska et al. .

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, University of Virginia, Medicine, Influenza, Health

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Nature Neuroscience

Associate Research Scientist

School of Medicine has an immediate opening for an Associate Research Scientist to work in a laboratory affiliated with the Departments of Psychiatry, Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology. The position involves carrying out genetic, molecular biology and protein biochemistry experiments to study signal transduction in the mouse brain, and its implications for human neuropsychiatric disease.

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Related Topix: Biochemistry, Biology, Science, Medicine, Pharmacology, Genetics

Jewish Chronicle

Jack the Ripper identity is revealed, but the JC cracked case years ago

New DNA evidence has revealed the identity of Jack the Ripper, one of history's most notorious serial killers, as a Jewish man named Aaron Kosminski. The Jewish immigrant from Poland, had long been considered a chief suspect in the grisly murders which took place in London's East End in 1888, but new claims assert that there is now definitive scientific proof.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

British Journal of Cancer

New insights into signalling-pathway alterations in rhabdomyosarcoma

Several recent studies have shed new light on the alterations in signalling pathways and the downstream effects of these pathway alterations in RMS. Many of these effects converge on the fibroblast growth factor and insulin-like growth-factor pathways.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry, Carbondale, IL, Sarcoma, Medicine, Health, Genetics

Hispanic Business

Sample-to-answer instruments: pros and cons

Molecular biology has its roots in the biochemistry laboratories of the 1960s and l970s; PCR was developed in the mid-1980s, and by 1990 was in widespread use in academic laboratory settings. Common clinical use of molecular diagnostic techniques lagged behind academic applications, and in many cases still does in the present day.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry

Wed Sep 10, 2014

CiteULike

MyLabStocks: a web-application to manage molecular biology materials.

Laboratory stocks are the hardware of research. They must be stored and managed with mimimum loss of material and information.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Hispanic Business

Molecular Biology Enzymes, Kits, & Reagents Market - Global Forecast to 2018 - New Report Available

Molecular Biology Enzymes, Kits, & Reagents Market by Application , Product - Global Forecast to 2018 The global molecular biology enzymes, kits and reagents market is segmented by application, end users, products, and geographies. Molecular biology enzymes, kits and reagents find applications in a large number of fields of life science research.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Medical News Today

New gene mutations discovered for Wilms Tumor

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and the Gill Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's Medical Center, Dallas, have made significant progress in defining new genetic causes of Wilms tumor , a type of kidney cancer found only in children. "While most children with Wilms tumor are thankfully cured, those with more aggressive tumors do poorly, and we are increasingly concerned about the long-term adverse side effects of chemotherapy in Wilms tumor patients.

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Related Topix: Wilms Tumor, Health, Genetics, Medicine, Kidney Cancer, Biology, Science, Oncology

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Sys-Con Media

DNA and RNA Sample Preparation Markets: Market Developments, Growth Areas and Opportunities

Biopharm Reports has carried out a comprehensive global end-user study and market analysis relating to the use of DNA and RNA sample preparation techniques in the laboratory. Market findings from this study are based on 'real world' laboratory data, provided by research scientists and clinicians who routinely use nucleic acid isolation methods.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

The Town Talk

Jack the Ripper DNA test finds match, but questions remain

An "amateur sleuth" and molecular biology professor claim in a column published by The Mail on Sunday that they have used DNA testing to prove the true identify of serial killer Jack the Ripper. Jack the Ripper DNA test finds match, but questions remain An "amateur sleuth" and molecular biology professor claim in a column published by The Mail on Sunday that they have used DNA testing to prove the true identify of serial killer Jack the Ripper.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Wright State University, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Hispanic Business

Intrexon Announces the Appointment of Keith Canada as Vice President, UltraVector Division

He led projects in the cardiovascular and immunological disease areas, gaining extensive knowledge of multiple biological formats including monoclonal antibodies, fusion proteins, nanobodies, and bi-specific antibodies. has a diverse research background yielding proficiency in microbiology, enzymology, molecular biology and protein biochemistry.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry, Biotech, Science / Technology

GalleyCat

Russell Edwards Pens Book Called 'Naming Jack the Ripper'

Russell Edwards , a man who calls himself an "armchair detective," has allegedly identified the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper . In an article published in The Daily Mail , Edwards recounts how he teamed up with Jari Louhelainen , a molecular biology expert, and conducted DNA testing on a shawl that was found nearby one of the victim's bodies.

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O'Reilly Radar

Synthetic biology on the cusp

Whither thou goest, synthetic biology? First, let's put aside the dystopian scenarios of nasty modified viruses escaping from the fermentor Junior has jury-rigged in his bedroom lab. Designing virulent microbes is well beyond the expertise and budgets of homegrown biocoders.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art

Cell Death and Differentiation

Genetic inactivation of the pancreatitis-inducible gene Nupr1 impairs ...

Cell Death and Differentiation 21, 1633–1641; doi:10.1038/cdd.2014.74; published online 6 June 2014 1Centre de Recherche en Cancérologie de Marseille , INSERM U1068, CNRS UMR 7258, Aix-Marseille Université and Institut Paoli-Calmettes, Parc Scientifique et Technologique de Luminy, Marseille, France 3Laboratory of Epigenetics and Chromatin Dynamics, Gastroenterology Research Unit, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biophysics, and Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA Correspondence: R Urrutia, Laboratory of Epigenetics and Chromatin Dynamics, Gastroenterology Research Unit, Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biophysics, and Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, France, World News, Biochemistry, Biology, Science

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Science Daily

Targeting protein-making machinery to stop harmful bacteria

In an effort to kill harmful bacteria -- including so-called super-bugs -- many scientists have been focusing on the ribosomes, which manufacture a cell's proteins. But a biologist now is trying to stop those ribosomes from forming in the first place, and has, for the first time, isolated the middle steps in the process that forms the ribosomes.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, University of Rochester

SFGate

Editing DNA could be genetic medicine breakthrough

A new way to make powerful changes at will to the DNA of humans, other animals and plants, much like how a writer changes words in a story, could usher in a transformation in genetic medicine. Scientists are not just excited about this recently discovered technique because it can snip and edit DNA with precision.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, UC Berkeley, Biochemistry

The Sand Trap

Going forward I am starting a shame file. That's me personally.

I'm not thrilled with the idea of an organization thinking it has the genetic material of an organism. Not even metaphorically.

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ITV

Has Jack the Ripper's identity finally been revealed?

For over a century the identity of notorious serial killer Jack the Ripper has baffled criminologists but modern DNA technology has finally solved the mystery, it has been claimed. Polish man Aaron Kosminski has been named as the killer behind the 1888 murders of at least five women in London's Whitechapel by a world renowned DNA expert.

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