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Neurons Signal Spinal Cord Vascularisation
Neurons Signal Spinal Cord Vascularisation
News   Jan 13, 2017

A study in zebrafish reveals neurons play an important role in signaling blood vessel growth.

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Enhancing Bone Healing in Diabetics
Enhancing Bone Healing in Diabetics
News   Jan 13, 2017

Researchers from Stanford University have uncovered the reason why diabetes can impair bone healing, and demonstrated the potential of activating skeletal stem cells to overcome this.

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Regenerating the Epicardium
Regenerating the Epicardium
News   Jan 13, 2017

Researchers from Penn State have shown that activation of cardiac progenitor cells' Wnt signaling pathway can drive them to become epicardium cells.

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Metabolic Proteins Relocate to Jump-Start an Embryo’s Genome
Metabolic Proteins Relocate to Jump-Start an Embryo’s Genome
News   Jan 13, 2017

To turn on its genome a mammalian embryo needs to relocate a group of proteins, researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have discovered.

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New Strategy for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
New Strategy for Treating Advanced Prostate Cancer
News   Jan 12, 2017

Identification of an 11 gene signature, unique to advanced recurrent prostate cancer, may help prevent recurrence of aggressive, lethal prostate cancer.

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U.S. FDA Accepts Licence For Biosimilar Trastuzumab
U.S. FDA Accepts Licence For Biosimilar Trastuzumab
News   Jan 12, 2017

Mylan (UK) and Biocon's (IND) license application for biosimilar to branded trastuzumab for the treatment of HER2-positive breast cancers receives FDA acceptance.

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Timing is Everything in Phage Therapy
Timing is Everything in Phage Therapy
News   Jan 12, 2017

Mathematical model sheds light on the timing of key, intracellular events.

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Researchers in Japan Have Discovered an Enzyme That Can Prevent Obesity in Mice
Researchers in Japan Have Discovered an Enzyme That Can Prevent Obesity in Mice
News   Jan 12, 2017

Researchers at the RIKEN-Max Planck Joint Research Center for Systems Chemical Biology in Japan have discovered an enzyme that can prevent obesity in mice.

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Protein Central to Immune Response Against Tuberculosis Bacteria Identified
Protein central to immune response against tuberculosis bacteria
News   Jan 12, 2017

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified a protein that is central to the immune system’s ability to recognize and destroy the bacterium responsible for the global tuberculosis epidemic.

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Mayo Clinic Finds Protein That Weakens Sepsis Immune Reaction
Mayo Clinic Finds Protein That Weakens Sepsis Immune Reaction
News   Jan 12, 2017

Investigators at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Florida have identified a key molecule that, in mice, helps protect the body’s central nervous system against the runaway inflammation.

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