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Going with the flow

By | July 4, 2002

Beating of cilia and fluid flow in the embryo controls the position of the organs in the fully developed body.

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Myeloperoxidase controls NO and vascular tone

By | July 4, 2002

Leukocyte-derived myeloperoxidase is a NO oxidase that can directly modulate vascular inflammatory responses.

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New director at CDC

By | July 4, 2002

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention appoints Julie Gerberding, MD, first woman to head agency.

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Walking from water

By | July 4, 2002

A 350-million-year-old fossil fills in the gaps after the first animals left the seas and began to adapt to terrestrial life.

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Mutations in mental retardation

By | July 3, 2002

Mutations in the gene encoding a receptor for angiotensin II are found in patients with X-linked mental retardation.

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Redox controls HIV entry

By | July 3, 2002

The redox state of the thiols in domain 2 of CD4 controls entry of HIV-1 into susceptible cells.

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Antibody based toothpaste

By | July 2, 2002

can deliver passive immunity at dental mucosal sites.

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defect in Huntington's disease

By | July 2, 2002

In Huntington's disease mutant huntingtin protein has a direct effect on mitochondria, causing calcium handling defects.

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Targeting human transgenes

By | July 2, 2002

Adeno-associated virus vectors can be used for efficient transgene insertion into targeted loci in human cells.

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Don't turn off the light!

By | July 1, 2002

Diabetic patients could benefit from a modified cycle of sleep illumination in order to reduce oxygen consumption in the retina.

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