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2013-06-25 13:08:08

Research paper in the Journal of Pathology reveals protein's role in tumor microenvironment Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute have uncovered for the first time the vital role a popular protein plays in the stroma, the cell-lined area outside of a prostate tumor. Researchers have long understood the function of the protein, Caveolin-1 (Cav-1), in prostate cancer, including its role in treatment resistance and disease aggressiveness. However,...

2012-11-06 03:31:45

Spanish legislation on waste management changed in July last year. Until then, the consumer was responsible for the disposal of products. According to Mr Unai Tamayo, economist at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), the new laws “foment the construction of closed systems, such as in taverns: the container being taken out and subsequently returned. Moreover, when a manufacturer launches a product on to the market, once consumed, the packaging is considered waste, and the...

2011-08-11 13:45:13

According to sociologist Auxkin Galarraga, factors such as difficult access to quality jobs have impeded completing a process that originated with the industrial crisis Far from the industrial nature that has marked it, but not managing to reach the desired goal of what we call the knowledge society, the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country (CAV-EAE) still has some way to go in order to overcome the socio-economic transition that started when it was accepted that industrial decline was...

2011-02-15 19:35:13

Researchers from Jefferson's Kimmel Cancer Center have genetic evidence suggesting the antioxidant drugs currently used to treat lung disease, malaria and even the common cold can also help prevent and treat cancers because they fight against mitochondrial oxidative stress"”a culprit in driving tumor growth. For the first time, the researchers show that loss of the tumor suppressor protein Caveolin-1 (Cav-1) induces mitochondrial oxidative stress in the stromal micro-environment, a...

2010-12-30 14:09:34

Bad eating habits, ingestion of alcohol, sedentary lifestyles - all unhealthy life habits that are already being detected in early adolescence and that are especially predominant amongst women and young people between the ages of 19 and 26. The prevention campaigns should take very much into consideration these groups at risk and even take into account those less than 13 years. These are some of the conclusions that can be drawn from the PhD thesis presented at the University of the Basque...

2010-10-01 14:33:01

PM or particulate matter is a type of contaminant in the atmosphere, considered very harmful for health, ecosystems, climate change, conservation of materials and visibility. Chemist Ms Ainhoa Inza studied the presence of this particulate matter in the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country (CAV-EAE); concretely, the type known as PM10, made up of particles of less than ten micras in diameter. Amongst other things, the researcher compared the concentration of this kind of atmospheric...

2010-06-25 16:29:15

A common international definition will benefit heart transplant patients Cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV), the major limitation to long term survival after heart transplantation, occurs when blood vessels in a transplanted heart progressively narrow and lead to dysfunction of the heart muscle or sudden death. Ascertaining benefit from appropriate treatment for this condition has been hampered in part because of the lack of a standard nomenclature. In an article published online today in...

2010-03-29 09:10:03

Ecosystems are essential for preserving the quality of life of human beings, and society should be aware of this, according to Ms Miren Onaindia, biologist and person responsible for the Forest Ecology and Natural Resources research team at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). This group has been investigating the woods and forest of the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country (CAV-EAE) for twenty years now. In recent times they have focused on evaluating the situation of...

2010-03-17 16:10:00

Children who use violence usually come from conflictive families, as has been shown by a number of research studies. The psychologist, Arantzazu Bellido, has reaffirmed this phenomenon for the Autonomous Community of the Basque Country (CAV-EAE). She undertook surveys with a number of families in the Basque province of Bizkaia, adapting previously used questionnaires to this end and creating new ones specifically designed for this study. Ms Bellido demonstrated that, effectively, there is a...

2009-11-05 19:06:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CAVTEC (www.cavtectools.com) announces the formal launch of CAV, Competitive Advantage Valuation software for maximizing returns on intellectual property (IP). Field tested in over 100 projects since 1997, CAV has helped universities, businesses, and entrepreneurs develop effective IP strategies and negotiate successful agreements. As a result, in 2009 Technology Transfer Tactics (TTT) chose the CAV solution for its specialized valuation catalog...


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2012-06-14 06:24:30

Symbol: ZIVI2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I PR    I VI    I Synonyms:   CREL6 Crassina elegans (Jacq.) Kuntze   ZIEL Zinnia elegans Jacq. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CT, FL, GA, LA, MS, PA, UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-14 07:47:39

Symbol: VIDE3 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, NM, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants...

2012-06-14 07:47:42

Symbol: VIDEL2 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

2012-06-14 07:47:41

Symbol: VIDED3 Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   HEDE9 Helianthus dentatus Cav. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AZ, NM, TX Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division...

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2012-06-14 07:57:43

Symbol: VEEN Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N HI    I PR    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IL, KS, LA, MA, MI, MO, NC, NE, NM, NV, NY, OK, PA, SC, SD, TX, UT, WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular...

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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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