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Haematopoietic progenitors use CD44 to enter bone marrow

By | June 12, 2001

Glycosylated CD44 is a major E-selectin ligand for primitive human haematopoietic progenitor cells and is involved in bone marrow homing.

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The world's largest study of the interaction between genes and environment on children's health reviewed achievements so far at its ten-year anniversary this month.

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Sexual isolation

By | June 12, 2001

that may affect mate discrimination and sexual isolation.

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Gene trap

By | June 11, 2001

A promoterless vector encoding a green fluorescent protein-nitroreductase fusion protein offers a versatile approach to trapping genes.

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Cardiac myocytes divide after myocardial infarction

By | June 8, 2001

The human adult heart has a subpopulation of myocytes that are not terminally differentiated and can start nuclear mitotic division early after infarction.

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Cracking Listeria's password

By | June 8, 2001

across the intestinal epithelial barrier.

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Genes modulated by Ginkgo biloba revealed by DNA microarrays

By | June 8, 2001

Millions of people take herbal remedies for conditions such as the common cold and Alzheimer's. A new approach may help to elucidate the mechanisms by which these compounds work in the body.

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pathogenesis

By | June 8, 2001

A computational approach is being used to identify disease-related regions in the mouse genome.

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Aspirin targets myeloid dendritic cells

By | June 7, 2001

effects useful for preventing transplant rejection.

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Hepatocyte growth factor controls bone marrow rejection

By | June 7, 2001

Hepatocyte growth factor ameliorates acute graft-versus-host disease and promotes hematopoietic function of donor cells.

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