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Scientists uncover cells at origin of basal cell carcinoma - Cordis News

Scientists uncover cells at origin of basal cell carcinoma - Cordis News | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Cordis NewsScientists uncover cells at origin of basal cell carcinomaCordis NewsResearchers have been trying to identify the cells at the origin of cancer and to understand the molecular changes that occur in tumour-initiating cells from the first...
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Alzheimer's Treatment Could Restore Brain Cell Memory - WebProNews

Alzheimer's Treatment Could Restore Brain Cell Memory - WebProNews | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Alzheimer's Treatment Could Restore Brain Cell MemoryWebProNewsAmyloids can lead to brain cell death, and are found in abnormally large amounts in the brains of dementia patients.
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New biomaterial gets 'sticky' with stem cells

New biomaterial gets 'sticky' with stem cells | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Just like the bones that hold up your body, your cells have their own scaffolding that holds them up.Read more about New biomaterial gets 'sticky' with stem cellsComments...
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Adhesion Receptor Molecule CD11b/c is the Point of Entry for many ...

Adhesion Receptor Molecule CD11b/c is the Point of Entry for many ... | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Pathogenic microorganisms utilize a variety of cell surface receptors to gain entry into host cells and to bypass the natural defense mechanisms. One of the most prominent receptors used in this fashion is the leukocyte ...
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Stem cells develop best in 3-D | Science Codex

Scientists from The Danish Stem Cell Center (DanStem) at the University of Copenhagen are contributing important knowledge about how stem cells develop best into insulin-producing cells. In the long term this new ...
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Stem cell therapy steps up a gear with first approval and improved political ... - Science Business

Stem cell therapy steps up a gear with first approval and improved political ... - Science Business | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Science BusinessStem cell therapy steps up a gear with first approval and improved political ...Science BusinessWhen US President Barack Obama came into office he made good on his promise to overturn President George W.
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Scientists discover new method of gene identification - Phys.Org

Scientists discover new method of gene identification - Phys.Org | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Scientists discover new method of gene identificationPhys.OrgUntil now, correctly identifying the genes and proteins hidden inside the genetic material of a newly sequenced species has been a monumental undertaking requiring the careful observation...
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Nobel laureate: Stem cell research will still draw debate despite ...

Newly-crowned Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka on Monday cautioned that stem cells could still spur sharp debate, despite his achievement in creating cells that are not derived from embryos. The Japanese scientist was ...
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Touch-sensitive plastic skin heals itself - Nanotechnology Now

Touch-sensitive plastic skin heals itself - Nanotechnology Now | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Abstract: Nobody knows the remarkable properties of human skin like the researchers struggling to emulate it. Not only is our skin sensitive, sending the brain precise information about pressure and temperature, but it also ...
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NIH funds tissue engineering project at Rice

NIH funds tissue engineering project at Rice | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Smart scaffolding that can guide cells, proteins, and small-molecule drugs to make new tissue and repair damage inside the body is in the works at Rice University.
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Home HIV tests hit the market

S cientists have developed a prototype for an ultra-sensitive sensor that allows doctors to detect early stages of diseases with the naked eye, according to a paper published in the medical journal Nature Nanotechnology .
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Researchers gain new insights into membrane-assisted self-assembly

Researchers gain new insights into membrane-assisted self-assembly | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Interest and research into self-assembly has accelerated in recent years, and much of this effort based on natural biological processes that involve proteins and capsids (complex protein structures).
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International collaboration reveals how cell membranes reassemble after cell ... - Nanowerk LLC

International collaboration reveals how cell membranes reassemble after cell ... - Nanowerk LLC | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Nanowerk LLCInternational collaboration reveals how cell membranes reassemble after cell ...Nanowerk LLC(Nanowerk News) An international collaboration between researchers at the Babraham Institute, Cancer Research UK's London Research Institute, Imperial...
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Cancer stem cells isolated from kidney tumors - Science Daily (press release)

Cancer stem cells isolated from kidney tumors - Science Daily (press release) | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
KAALtv.comCancer stem cells isolated from kidney tumorsScience Daily (press release)“In earlier studies, cancer stem cells were isolated from adult cancers of the breast, pancreas and brain but so far much less is known about stem cells in paediatric...
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Scientists develop faster, safer method for producing stem cells

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Signaling receptor may provide a target for reducing virulence without antibiotics - Phys.Org

Signaling receptor may provide a target for reducing virulence without antibiotics - Phys.Org | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Signaling receptor may provide a target for reducing virulence without antibioticsPhys.OrgFor the QS molecule of B. cenocepacia, BDSF, Zhang and his co-workers identified a novel receptor, RpfR.
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Antibiotics: The plastic approach

Antibiotics: The plastic approach | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Our antibiotic armory is set to benefit from the development of short-chain synthetic polymers with potent efficacy against multidrug-resistant microbes.
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Researchers define structure of Cdc13 protein in yeast - News-Medical.net

Researchers define structure of Cdc13 protein in yeastNews-Medical.netChromosomes - long, linear DNA molecules - are capped at their ends with special DNA structures called telomeres and an assortment of proteins, which together act as a protective...
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Statins to Treat an Autoimmune Clotting Disorder Called Antiphospholipid ... - Outcome Magazine (blog)

Statins to Treat an Autoimmune Clotting Disorder Called Antiphospholipid ... - Outcome Magazine (blog) | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
Statins to Treat an Autoimmune Clotting Disorder Called Antiphospholipid ...Outcome Magazine (blog)“What we have shown is that inflammatory and thrombotic proteins are elevated in aPL-positive patients and that statins can decrease these proteins,”...
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Cell breakthrough in cancer fight - TVNZ

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French TribuneCell breakthrough in cancer fightTVNZResearchers at Melbourne's Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have discovered a new molecule that a cancer cell can produce on its surface to convince the body's natural killer cells it poses no danger.
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Fighting bacteria with mucus

Slimy layers of bacterial growth, known as biofilms, pose a significant hazard in industrial and medical settings.
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A better route to xylan | e! Science News

A better route to xylan | e! Science News | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
After cellulose, xylan is the most abundant biomass material on Earth, and therefore represents an enormous potential source of stored solar energy for the production of advance biofuels.
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Biofuel conversion process cuts costly separating step

Using a biomass-derived solvent, University of Wisconsin-Madison chemical and biological engineers have streamlined the process for converting lignocellulosic biomass into high-demand chemicals or energy-dense liquid transportation fuel.
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Scientists build “mechanically active” DNA material

Scientists build “mechanically active” DNA material | biotech new frontier | Scoop.it
A pair of University of California, Santa Barbara researchers have created a dynamic gel made of DNA that mechanically responds to stimuli in much the same way that cells do.
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