Effects of Dietary Nutrients on Disease Mapped
A tool has been created to predict the effects of different diets on both cancerous cells and healthy cells, disentangling the subtle metabolic changes associated with different types of nutrients and the link between diet and disease.
deCODE Announces Departure of Jean-Francois Formela from Board of Directors
Dr. Formela plans to devote his time to a new Atlas fund.
Galapagos and Prolysis Extend Research Collaboration
Prolysis will fund BioFocus research for medicinal chemistry work throughout 2006.
Yale Scientists Find MicroRNA Gene that Regulates Lifespan
Researchers used the C. elegans worm and found genes that are involved in determination of lifespan.
Researchers Demonstrate new way to Switch Therapeutic Genes 'On' and 'Off'
Researchers have created a genetic switch system that is turned on in the presence of the antibiotic tetracycline.
Sickle Cell Disease Corrected in Human Models Using Stem Cell-based Gene Therapy
This research demonstrates a way to genetically correct sickle cell disease using RNAi technology.
Novel Enzyme Offers new Look at Gene Regulation
Scientists show that a protein called JHDM1A is able to remove a methyl group from histone H3.
Applied Biosystems to Acquire the Research Products Division of Ambion
Ambion's products provide Applied Biosystems entry into an estimated $500 million market.
Wyatt Demonstrates Strength in Macromolecular Characterization Solutions
Wyatt will be exhibiting its comprehensive range of products on booth #1944, PittCon 2006.
CytoGenix Announces Completion of synDNA™ Production Module Prototype
The device was designed for the commercial production of cell-free DNA.
Affymetrix and Applied Biosystems Enter into Licensing Agreement
The license will be applied to the continued expansion of the Applied Biosystems Expression Array System.