Quantcast

Latest Helices Stories

2010-11-17 00:01:11

New findings by researchers at RIKEN and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) have shed light on the remarkable electrochemical response properties of an elusive class of molecular helix structures, charting a new path in the design of molecular machines and devices. (PRWeb UK) November 16, 2010 New findings by researchers at RIKEN and the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) have shed light on the remarkable electrochemical response properties of an elusive class of...

2010-11-15 21:42:10

Biologists at the University of California, San Diego have found another member in a new class of cellular motor proteins that rewind and seal together sections of the double-stranded DNA molecule that occasionally but perilously become unwound. Their discovery, which provides a promising new avenue for the development of drugs that kill cancer cells, is detailed in a paper published in this week's early online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The same...

2010-11-08 15:08:00

OMAHA, Neb., November 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBIO) today announced the following Webcast: Transgenomic, Inc. Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results and What: Business Update Conference Call When: Monday, November 15, 2010 @ 5:00 p.m. Eastern Where: http://www.transgenomic.com/events.asp?id=6 Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the How: address...

2010-11-01 22:17:18

Researchers at New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences have developed a novel algebraic model of DNA "hybridization," a process central to most biotechnology devices that monitor changes in cell's gene expression or characterize a cell's genome. Their work, which is described in the journal Physical Review E, provides an additional tool for understanding how biological systems function and could enhance methods and designs of technologies used in cancer and genetics...

2d2b965fdf3a83e8eb5c21e38a83e2ff1
2010-10-28 12:40:00

By Matt Shipman, North Carolina State University Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to optimize the development of DNA self-assembling materials, which hold promise for technologies ranging from drug delivery to molecular sensors. The key to the advance is the discovery of the "Goldilocks" length for DNA strands used in self-assembly "“ not too long, not too short, but just right. DNA strands contain genetic coding that will form bonds with another strand...

2010-10-28 10:30:00

MONTGOMERYVILLE, Pa., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Total Repair, the hero product of the NEOVA® skincare brand by PhotoMedex, Inc. (Nasdaq: PHMD), a leading supplier of advanced, clinical skincare and medical laser products for nearly a decade, was featured in the October 27th episode of "THE Doctors," the popular national daytime show that offers viewers reliable and fascinating medical and health advice, dispensed by a distinguished panel of "on-call" professionals. The...

2010-10-27 09:17:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNanomatrix, Inc., which is developing and commercializing breakthrough single-molecule genomic analysis technology, will introduce next month the nanoAnalyzer 1000 System at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Annual Meeting from November 2-6, 2010 in Washington, D.C. The nanoAnalyzer 1000 System is intended for advanced analyses of DNA and other macromolecules and consists of a disposable nanochannel silicon-based device, analytical...

2010-10-11 04:30:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- 2010 DNA BRANDS, INC., (www.dnabrandsusa.com) the makers DNA Energy Drink®, the award-winning, best-tasting energy drink at the 2010 World Beverage Competition, and DNA Beef Jerky(TM) and DNA Shred Stix(TM), has selected TransMedia Group as its public relations firm of record. DNA Energy Drink® is a proprietary blend of quality ingredients in three flavors: Citrus, Lemon Lime, and Sugar Free Citrus. DNA is a...

04d03295e95f11a5a802a37f639d8dc4
2010-10-05 07:32:36

The enigmatic Möbius strip has long been an object of fascination, appearing in numerous works of art, most famously a woodcut by the Dutchman M.C. Escher, in which a tribe of ants traverses the form's single, never-ending surface. Scientists at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University's and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, led by Hao Yan and Yan Liu, have now reproduced the shape on a remarkably tiny scale, joining up braid-like segments of DNA to create Möbius...

2010-09-28 10:17:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- ANDalyze sensor/Fluorimeter platform solution for simplifying the on-site testing and analysis of water for heavy metal contamination is now being sold in China and Australia as a replacement to more time consuming testing methods such as electrochemical and reagent testing methods that require significant training. This new product requires no special knowledge of chemistry, and produces no hazardous chemical waste and shows test results in less...


Latest Helices Reference Libraries

Brief Introduction To DNA Probes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

DNA probes help scientists to detect a specific gene in a long DNA sequence. According to Dr. Michael A. Pfaller, DNA probes are “single-stranded pieces of nucleic acid, labeled with a specific tracer (isotope, enzyme, or chromophore), that will hydrogen bond (hybridize) with complementary single-stranded pieces of DNA (or RNA) under the appropriate conditions of pH, temperature, and iconic strength.” The Foundation for Genomics and Population Health website has a helpful video about...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
Related