News tagged with magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Hyper-SAGE boosts remote MRI sensitivity

A new technique in Magnetic Resonance Imaging dubbed "Hyper-SAGE" has the potential to detect ultra low concentrations of clincal targets, such as lung and other cancers. Development of Hyper-SAGE was led by one of the world's ...

dateOct 09, 2009 in Materials Science
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An atomic-level look at an HIV accomplice

( -- Since the discovery in 2007 that a component of human semen called SEVI boosts infectivity of the virus that causes AIDS, researchers have been trying to learn more about SEVI and how it works, in hopes of ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Forgotten and lost - when proteins 'shut down' our brain

( -- Which modules of the tau protein, in neurons of Alzheimer disease patients, may act in a destructive manner were investigated by researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry (G├Âttingen) ...

dateFeb 17, 2009 in
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Researchers shake up scientific theory on motor protein

( -- An international team of scientists led by the University of Leeds has shed new light on the little-understood motor protein called dynein, thought to be involved in progressive neurological disorders such ...

dateFeb 05, 2009 in
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How authentic is your pomegranate juice?

You pick up a bottle of pomegranate juice at the store because you've learned that, although it costs more than most juices, it is replete with antioxidants that bring health benefits. But wait: Is the juice you've purchased ...

dateNov 29, 2010 in Other
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Research divines structure for class of proteins

Most proteins are shapely. But about one-third of them lack a definitive form, at least that scientists can readily observe. These intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs) perform a host of important biological functions, ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in Biochemistry
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