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UK e-Science grid goes live

By | September 10, 2002

The vision of almost unlimited computing power for biomedical research has taken a step forward.

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Motif controls nicotinic receptors

By | September 9, 2002

A transmembrane motif controls the endoplasmic reticulum release of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits.

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Mutant candidate for TB vaccine

By | September 9, 2002

pantothenate auxotroph is highly attenuated and protects mice from tuberculosis.

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New clinical trials initiative steps closer

By | September 9, 2002

EU and Africa plan co-operation on drug development

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Sequence of a symbiont

By | September 9, 2002

, the obligate symbiont of the tsetse fly has been sequenced.

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Hck unleashes lung inflammation

By | September 6, 2002

Hck gene activation linked to pulmonary inflammation and enhanced innate immune response.

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Ricin vaccine effective in mice

By | September 6, 2002

Engineered molecule could protect against bioterrorism attack.

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Seeing the light

By | September 6, 2002

The diversity of circadian signalling mechanisms makes it hard to identify the key photopigments of mammalian circadian cycles.

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T cells call for vitamin E

By | September 6, 2002

Vitamin E inhibits CD95 ligand expression, protects T cells from activation-induced cell death.

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Shedding light on gene regulation

By | September 5, 2002

Researchers have exploited a photoreceptor phytochrome from plants to create a gene expression system that can be induced by red light.

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