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Transplanting Gene into Injured Hearts Creates Biological Pacemakers
Researchers develop first minimally invasive gene therapy procedure to treat heart rhythm disorders by transforming ordinary heart muscle cells into specialized rhythm-keeping cells, potentially eliminating future need for electronic pacemakers.
Common Gene Variants Account for Most Genetic Risk for Autism
Roles of heritability, mutations, environment estimated - NIH-funded study.
Using LC-MS to Analyse Sulfonamides in Food Grade Honey
Sulfonamides are one of a number of groups of chemicals whose presence in honey is limited by international regulations.
ChIP Sequencing Kit for Next Generation Sequencing
The assay kit from Porvair Sciences extends the benefits of their proprietary Chromatrap® solid state ChIP technology.
Illumina's HiSeq X Ten Sequencing Technology for Population Studies
Next-generation sequencing technologies to be implemented at new High-Throughput Genomics Center for the MENA region.
Foodborne Pathogen Detection Speeds Up Dramatically
Next-generation sequencing techniques allow rapidly identification of strains of salmonella, quickening responses to potential outbreaks.
Bowel Cancer Breakthrough May Benefit Thousands of Patients
Researchers at Queen’s University have discovered how two genes cause bowel cancer cells to become resistant to treatments used against the disease.
Innovative Technology Enables First Crystal Structure of mGlu5 Transmembrane Domain to be Determined
Several novel drug candidates have been identified to help treat specific neuropsychiatric disorders.
NIH Scientists Identify Gene Linked to Fatal Inflammatory Disease in Children
Repurposed drugs may offer first potential therapy.
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A way forward for antibiotic use in agriculture.
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Alpha2* Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors as a Therapeutic Target for Memory Enhancement
Dr Katumi Sumikawa, University of California, speaking at Ion Channel Targets 2011.
Date Posted: Friday, March 23, 2012
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