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From ear to eternity

By | June 10, 2002

The ear wax locus is located on the same area of chromosome 16 as the gene responsible for paroxysmal kinesigenic choreoathetosis.

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Interfering with HIV

By | June 10, 2002

Short interfering RNAs targeted at either host or viral genes may prevent HIV infection.

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Local stores of inhibitory neurons

By | June 10, 2002

In humans most neocortical inhibitory GABAergic interneurons arise locally, from the cortical ventricular zone/subventricular zone.

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And then there were 22

By | June 7, 2002

Methanogenic anaerobe yields pyrrolysine, the first new genetically encoded residue since 1986.

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Cytokine protection in multiple sclerosis

By | June 7, 2002

Ciliary neurotrophic factor and leukaemia inhibitory factor have protective effects in a model of multiple sclerosis.

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Geotaxis genes

By | June 7, 2002

genes involved in complex behavior.

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Calibrating chips

By | June 6, 2002

The use of calibrated reference samples should help with the interpretation and comparison of microarray data.

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hiwi linked to testicular cancer

By | June 6, 2002

is expressed in both normal and malignant spermatogenic cells and its overexpression is correlated to seminoma development.

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Parkinson's disease triggers

By | June 6, 2002

-synuclein in complex with 14-3-3 chaperones may be responsible for the nerve destruction in Parkinson's disease.

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NO work for red cells

By | June 5, 2002

Red blood cells use nitric oxide to respond to changes in oxygen tension with graded vasodilator and vasoconstrictor activity.

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