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2011-08-24 21:47:27

Trafficking pathway for hundreds of cell proteins reconstructed and tested The delivery system for an important class of proteins in the cell membrane can be fully replicated with a mere three components, according to a new study. Tail-anchored proteins, the molecular machines that make up approximately five percent of the membrane proteins in a cell, are known to have their own special pathway for trafficking to the membrane after construction. New research from the University of...

2010-10-12 05:18:00

NORTHVALE, N.J., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- RAB announces a big upgrade to the LPACK product line, raising the bar of performance for Affordable Outdoor LED Lighting. Shipping now, the LPACK13 is a high-performance LED Wallpack that has even higher efficiency and faster payback for those making the switch to LED. The LPACK13 replaces 150W Metal Halide Wallpacks and can be mounted at heights up to 20 feet. Compared to the LPACK10, the LPACK13 produces 94% more lumens and is 84% more...

2010-08-19 05:18:00

NORTHVALE, N.J., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- RAB Lighting has announced the expansion of its family of Affordable Outdoor LED Lighting with the addition of a ceiling fixture named the cLED. The RAB cLED is designed for use both indoors and outdoors -- ideal for parking garage structures, storefront canopies, gas station canopies, home carports, walk-in freezers, stairwells and entranceways. The cLED has a unique combination of high performance and affordable initial cost. With this...

2010-07-27 05:18:00

NORTHVALE, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- RAB Lighting is proud to manufacture Outdoor Lighting to comply with the Buy American requirements of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA). RAB is committed to creating sustainable, long term, jobs in the USA. Continuing a relationship that has lasted more than 40 years, RAB employees are Union Members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 3, AFL-CIO. In addition to creating sustainable jobs, RAB...

2010-07-23 13:50:34

Legionnaire's disease bacteria tap into the material transport in immune cells When it infects the lungs, the Legionnaire's bacterium Legionella pneumophila causes acute pneumonia. The pathogen's modus operandi is particularly ingenious: it infiltrates deliberately into cells of the human immune system and injects a host of proteins which then interfere in the normal cellular processes. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology in Dortmund have now discovered how...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.