Archive: 04/20/2010

HSP-90 and vasoregulation in portal hypertension

A research team from Germany investigated the role of heat shock protein-90 (HSP-90) in neuronal NO-synthase (nNOS)-function and vasoregulation in the mesenteric vasculature. Their results showed that interaction and co-localization ...

Apr 20, 2010
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Carbon Nanotubes Boost Cancer-Fighting Cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Yale University engineers have found that the defects in carbon nanotubes cause T cell antigens to cluster in the blood and stimulate the body's natural immune response. Their findings, which ...

Apr 20, 2010
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In praise of the Y chromosome

(PhysOrg.com) -- David Page, director of the Whitehead Institute and professor of biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, says research indicates the much-maligned Y chromosome plays a more critical ...

Apr 20, 2010
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Researchers identify the source of 'noise' in HIV

New research identifies a molecular mechanism that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) appears to utilize for generating random fluctuations called "noise" in its gene expression. The study, published by Cell Press in ...

Apr 20, 2010
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Low heritability of tinnitus

The relative importance of genetic factors in tinnitus is low, according to new research from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. This is the first large population-based study to measure the heritability of tinnitus.

Apr 20, 2010
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