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ICOS role in suppressing organ rejection

By | June 28, 2001

An ICOS blockade suppresses intragraft T cell activation and cytokine expression and prolongs transplant survival.

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Signals in inflammation resolution

By | June 28, 2001

generated early in inflammation acts as an inducer of subsequent anti-inflammatory pathways partly by amplification of lipoxin expression.

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A thousand northerns

By | June 27, 2001

High-throughput northern hybridizations have generated a 'Rosetta Stone' of standardized reference data for yeast.

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GM patients inject hope into prostate cancer research

By | June 27, 2001

Modified common cold viruses are to be injected directly into prostate tissue, making the recipients officially genetically modified organisms.

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-methyl-D-aspartate receptors

By | June 26, 2001

N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors are involved in mediating the behavioural pain response to colonic distention in the normal rat colon.

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Cancer drug resistance

By | June 26, 2001

Leukemia patients who become resistant to anti-cancer drugs acquire mutations or amplifications of the initiating oncogene.

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Royal Society calls for moratorium on human reproductive cloning

By | June 26, 2001

has called for an international moratorium on human reproductive cloning.

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New hope for stroke therapy

By | June 25, 2001

Blocking two key cell receptors that normally trigger cell death in the brain dramatically improves survival and reduces disability in mice after stroke.

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Profiling and policing

By | June 25, 2001

Simple DNA profiling techniques can authenticate laboratory cell lines and eliminate scientific misrepresentation.

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Argument over bacterial gene transfer to humans resolved

By | June 22, 2001

An alternative analysis of the human genome sequence information refutes the assertion that genes have been transferred directly from bacteria to man.

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