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Rice knockouts

By | September 13, 2002

Rice genes can be manipulated by homologous recombination.

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Widespread dysregulation in clones

By | September 13, 2002

Nuclear transfer technique is a culprit in causing abnormalities.

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a new tumor suppressor

By | September 12, 2002

A context-dependent tumor suppressor gene rendering cells resistant to malignant transformation.

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GM pacemakers

By | September 12, 2002

Suppression of Kir2 ion channels transforms adult myocytes into a biological pacemaker.

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Immune tolerance prevents stroke

By | September 12, 2002

Induction of mucosal tolerance to E-selectin prevents ischaemic and hemorrhagic stroke.

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New agency could be bad for health

By | September 12, 2002

Serious concerns raised over UK government's haste in setting up new Health Protection Agency.

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Some like it hot

By | September 12, 2002

In the food-borne pathogen Listeria monocytogenes, virulence genes are expressed at 37°C, but not 30°C. This process is under the control of PrfA — a transcriptional activator thermoregulated by a mechanism that has remained unclear. In September 6 Cell, Jörgen Johansson and colleagues from Institut Pasteur, Paris, show that an untranslated mRNA (UTR) preceding prfA acts as a thermosensor and controls Listeria monocytogenes expression of virulence genes at 37°C (Cell 20

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UK at cutting edge of stem cell research

By | September 12, 2002

London conference hears how UK is emerging as the natural "home" for stem cell research.

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Anthrax investigation plagues scientist

By | September 10, 2002

Steven Hatfill loses his job and his patience with FBI attention.

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Making it to market

By | September 10, 2002

Have federal funds been a boon to the science of fighting terror?

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