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Neuron survival kit

By | June 14, 2002

The insulin growth factor 1/Akt pathway is neuroprotective in Huntington's disease and is mediated by direct phosphorylation of huntingtin.

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Anopheles

By | June 13, 2002

Anopheles gambiae is the mosquito vector that is responsible for the transmission of malaria across Africa. In the June 11 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Dana Thomasová and colleagues report the sequencing of bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) covering over 500 kilobases from the Pen1 locus within the 8C region of A. gambiae chromosome 2R (Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2002, 99:8179-8184).Sequence analysis led to the identification and annotation of 48 genes (46 encoding pro

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Biotech market will rebound

By | June 13, 2002

Biotech investment banker predicts market will rebound and tips systems biology as hot area for investment.

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Cloning steps sideways

By | June 13, 2002

Short on votes, US Senate cloning opponent considers proposing a two-year moratorium.

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Nursing hemoglobin

June 13, 2002

-hemoglobin, preventing it precipitating.

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Prime mover in atherosclerosis

By | June 13, 2002

Retention of apoB100 lipoproteins by proteoglycans immediately beneath the endothelium is a central event in early atherogenesis.

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Royal Society called to account

By | June 13, 2002

Resignation of COPUS head prompts MPs to ask whether Royal Society has obstructed development of the body.

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African AIDS Vaccine Programme launched

By | June 12, 2002

New initiative aims to develop a vaccine against the HIV subtype most prevalent in Africa.

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More protection against anthrax

By | June 12, 2002

Protection against the anthrax toxin can be achieved with high affinity recombinant anti-PA antibody fragments.

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Processing ribosomal RNA

By | June 12, 2002

A large complex of proteins containing U3 snoRNA and 28 functionally associated proteins has been purified and characterized.

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