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Finger arrays

By | June 14, 2001

DNA microarrays have been used to characterize sequence-specific DNA recognition by zinc-finger proteins.

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UK working party estimates small association between depleted uranium and lung cancer

By | June 14, 2001

The association between depleted uranium in weapons and lung cancer is very small even in people exposed to high levels.

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Aventis science books prize winners announced

By | June 13, 2001

A book about the mysteries of the World's Oceans scoops science's most prestigious literary award.

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Porphyromonas gingivalis genome is on line

By | June 13, 2001

genome contains 2.3 million DNA base pairs and is the first of the bacteroides group of gram-negative anaerobes to be sequenced.

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RNomics

By | June 13, 2001

A screen for small RNA molecules has identified over 200 new small non-messenger RNAs.

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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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