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2011-01-19 08:00:00

PARIS, January 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural meeting of Mozambique's Committee of Experts on Immunization (Comite de Peritos para a Imunizacao, CoPI) was held in Maputo on January 7, 2011. The CoPI is the second National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NITAG) in a sub-Saharan African country eligible for funding from the GAVI Alliance.

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2005-11-08 13:12:45

Researchers at Yale have brought to light a mechanism that regulates the way an internal organelle, the Golgi apparatus, duplicates as cells prepare to divide, according to a report in Science Express.

2005-07-28 14:49:24

Scientists at Harvard Medical School (HMS) have revealed details of a key step in the entry of anthrax toxin into human cells. The work, which grew out of an ongoing effort to produce a better anthrax therapeutic, shows that the protective antigen component of the bacterial toxin plays an active role in transferring the other two components of the toxin through the cell membrane.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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