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2014-05-19 23:02:39

The biopolymers market is growing at a CAGR of 14.5% and is expected to generate global revenue of $3,668.6 million by 2018. It is experiencing huge growth which is expected to continue in the near future. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biopolymers-bioplastics-market-88795240.html. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 The report, "Biopolymers/Bioplastics Market By Type (Bio PET, Bio PE, PLA, PHA, Bio PBS, Starch Blends, and Regenerated Cellulose), By Application (Packaging, Bottles,...

2014-05-13 08:31:03

- Greater than 100-fold Allele-specific silencing of V30M variant for the treatment of Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy (TTR-FAP) - SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arcturus Therapeutics, Inc., a leading RNA medicines company pursuing rare diseases, today announced the nomination of its second pipeline program targeting the TTR V30M variant using UNA(TM)-mediated RNAi allele-specific silencing for the treatment of TTR-mediated familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP). Additional...

2014-05-07 23:00:38

Werner Maas' "Gene Expression and Its Regulation" highlights significant molecular approach in the field of biology. NEW YORK (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 “Gene Expression and Its Regulation” tells of author Werner Maas' involvement in the development of molecular genetics; his main contributions have been in the discovery of regulatory genes that are essential for the proper functioning of genes in the maintenance of living cells. The main part of this book deals with the...

2014-05-07 12:31:05

First example of in vivo replication of a synthetic DNA base pair published in Nature SAN DIEGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthorx Inc. announced today the official launch of the company, which will be focused on using synthetic biology to improve the discovery and development of new medicines, diagnostics and vaccines. In addition, research was published today in Nature by Floyd Romesberg, Ph.D., Synthorx's co-founder and associate professor of The Scripps Research Institute,...

2014-05-06 15:10:36

Recent research has shown that tiny fragments of DNA circulating in a person's blood can allow scientists to monitor cancer growth and even get a sneak peek into a developing fetus' gene sequences. But isolating and sequencing these bits of genetic material renders little insight into how that DNA is used to generate the dizzying array of cells, tissues and biological processes that define our bodies and our lives. Now researchers at Stanford University have moved beyond relying on the...

2014-05-01 04:22:27

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x565dp/synthetic_biology) has announced the addition of the "Synthetic Biology Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast,2013 - 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x565dp/synthetic_biology ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Synthetic biology defined as...

2014-04-30 12:14:38

Viruses and other external threats drive evolution of robust architectures The robust defenses that yeast cells have evolved to protect themselves from environmental threats hold lessons that can be used to design computer networks and analyze how secure they are, say computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University. Environmental "noise" is a key evolutionary pressure that shapes the interconnections within cells, as well as those of neural networks and bacterial/ecological networks,...

2014-04-30 12:05:19

This Week in Molecular Biology and Evolution Take a muscle cell, modify it over millions of years, and you end up with an exciting and literally shocking evolutionary result: the electric fish. Electric fish have evolved several times in varying levels of complexity. Two groups of electric fish, one in Africa (Mormyroids) and one in South America (Gymnotiforms), have independently evolved sophisticated communication systems using these cells. By emitting and sensing weak electrical...

2014-04-21 23:02:46

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Research Report on Micro-RNA Market Analysis, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/micro-rna-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Transparency Market Research Reports included a detailed market survey and analysis trends on “Micro-RNA Market”. This report also includes more info about basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

Deadly Human Pathogen Cryptococcus Fully Sequenced
2014-04-18 13:05:19

By Marla Vacek Broadfoot, Duke University Ten-year effort yields map for finding weaknesses in the fungus Within each strand of DNA lies the blueprint for building an organism, along with the keys to its evolution and survival. These genetic instructions can give valuable insight into why pathogens like Cryptococcus neoformans -- a fungus responsible for a million cases of pneumonia and meningitis every year -- are so malleable and dangerous. Now researchers have sequenced the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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