Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center have identified a compound that eliminates myotonia—a symptom of muscular dystrophy—in mice.
A recent study of men co-infected with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) and HIV revealed that drugs used to suppress HSV decrease the levels of HIV in the blood.
Viral infection disrupts the normal response of mammalian cells to outside deleterious forces, cleaving and inactivating a protein called G3BP.
Researchers successfully derive embryonic stem cells by reprogramming of genetic material from skin cells while studying rhesus macaque.
Rice University study finds biological complexity arises from self-organizing structure of genes.
Researchers working at The Wistar Institute decipher the three-dimensional structure of a domain, or region, of the telomerase molecule.
A study led by Duke Prostate Center researchers suggests a diet low in carbohydrates may help stunt the growth of prostate tumors.
The Leica DMI3000 B inverted is designed for all manual fluorescence techniques and features a five-position fluorescence turret for the fluorescence filter cubes.
Active Motif now offers AKS v2.1 from Bioalm, which allows users to uncover bioentity relationships in more than eight million PubMed abstracts.
Fujifilm Life Science offers the LAS-4000, a luminescent image analyzer suited for multi-spectral Western blotting and in vivo imaging of small animals with expanded fluorescent capabilities.
Clontech’s new Mag-Trypsin (TPCK-trypsin immobilized on magnetic beads) allows trypsin to be removed from a protein digestion mixture using a magnetic separator after the reaction is complete.
EDP3 Adjustable Spacer, Rainin’s new generation of EDP3 electronic multichannel pipettes, allows users to change the nozzle spacing between 9-14mm (8-channel) or 9-19mm (6-channel).
Beckman Coulter Inc. offers the new nanoVette microliter accessory for DU 800 and DU 730 UV/Vis Spectrophotometers for DNA and protein applications.
New research provides clues about the causes of lupus symptoms and suggests specific new targeted treatment strategies.
Agilent Technologies, Inc., has introduced a microarray-based assay for microRNA (miRNA) expression profiling—delivering sensitivity and specificity while incorporating simple protocols for labeling and detection.