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Genomics/Proteomics

Image: Ultrafast electrophoretic microRNA extraction from a nucleic acids mixture using quartz nanopillars of 250-nanometer diameter arrayed inside a 100-nanommeter high nanoslit region (Photo courtesy of Dr. Noritada Kaji, Nagoya University).

Nanoscale Device Developed for Separation of NA Mixtures

A team of Japanese engineers has developed a nanoscale device for the rapid separation of microRNA (miRNA) from mixtures of miRNA, RNA, and DNA. More...
24 Mar 2017
Image: Bacteria (yellow) interact with a human white blood cell. If left unchecked, this encounter might develop into sepsis (Photo courtesy of the NIAID).

Elevated Methylthioadenosine Levels Linked to Poor Sepsis Prognosis

A recent study showed that methylthioadenosine, substrate of the methionine salvage pathway, was a regulator of sepsis that could accurately predict prognosis in patients. More...
23 Mar 2017
Image: Treatment with fusicoccin-A induces the regeneration of damaged axons towards the center of the injury. The axons are stained in green and the tips of the growing axons, called growth cones, are stained in red (Photo courtesy of McGill University).

Drugs Identified May Stimulate Axon Regeneration

A team of neurological science researchers has identified a class of small molecular growth promotors that may prove to be the basis for drugs designed to correct loss of axons following brain or nervous system injury or other disorders and diseases, including multiple sclerosis and neurodegenerative conditions. More...
21 Mar 2017
Image: According to researchers, a rheumatoid arthritis treatment that suppresses the growth of PTEN mutant cancer cells could lead to targeted therapies against aggressive cancers that have few treatment options (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock).

RA Drug Blocks Growth of PTEN-Mutant Cancers

Cancer researchers have found that a drug approved for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis may block the growth of PTEN-mutant tumors by inhibiting the enzyme dihydroorotate dehydrogenase. More...
17 Mar 2017
Image: A photomicrograph showing stem cell-modeled mouse embryo at 96 hours (left); Mouse embryo cultured in vitro for 48 hours from the blastocyst stage (right). The red part is embryonic and the blue extra-embryonic (Photo courtesy of Sarah Harrison and Gaelle Recher, Zernicka-Goetz Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

Stem Cell Structure to Facilitate In Vitro Embryonic Studies

A biological construct that combines mouse embryonic stem cells and extra-embryonic trophoblast stem cells in a three-dimensional scaffold will allow in vitro studies of cellular interaction in a model that mimics a developing embryo. More...
16 Mar 2017
Image: The organ-on-a-chip platform seeks to recapitulate the complex microenvironment of blood vessels using miniaturized microfluidic devices (Photo courtesy of Joao Ribas, Brigham and Women\'s Hospital).

Biomechanical Stress and Inflammation Linked Using Muscle Cells

A team of biomedical engineers used induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome (HGPS) to investigate the relationship between biomechanical stress and inflammation in an organ-on-a-chip device that mimicked the microenvironment of the cardiovascular system. More...
15 Mar 2017
Image: A photomicrograph showing Streptococcus pneumoniae with black carbon (Photo courtesy of the University of Leicester).

Black Carbon Nanoparticles Modify Pathogens and Affect Resistance

Nanoparticles of black carbon, one of the main components of air pollution, have been found to modify the way bacterial pathogens grow in vitro and in vivo and to significantly increase their resistance to treatment with certain antibiotics. More...
14 Mar 2017

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