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Saliva-Based RNA Collection Product Facilitates Investigation into Human Stress Experienced in Ground Based Facilities Mimicking Spaceflight Conditions Ottawa, ON (Vocus/PRWEB) February 14, 2011 DNA Genotek, a leading provider of products for biological sample collection, stabilization and preparation, today announced that VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research), has selected Orageneâ€¢RNA for a series of biomonitoring research projects.
Be careful who you kiss! CHICAGO, Jan.
Dr. Rohan Walvekar, Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Director of Clinical Research and the Salivary Endoscopy Service at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, has reported the first use of a surgical robot guided by a miniature salivary endoscope to remove a 20mm salivary stone and repair the salivary duct of a 31-year-old patient.
St. Louis is the â€œSpit Capitalâ€ of the World Local company collects more than 500 liters of human saliva every year St. Louis (PRWEB) October 29, 2010 Cities all over the world are known for their industry, Detroit is the â€œMotor Cityâ€, Pittsburgh is the â€œSteel Cityâ€ and now St.
Creamy. Gritty. Crunchy. Slimy. Oral texture perception is a major factor contributing to each person's food preferences.
EUGENE, Ore., Oct.
With the worrying rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs like MRSA, scientists from a wide range of disciplines are teaming up to identify alternative therapies to keep them at bay.
ASU bioengineering research produces design for new device to help detect diseases quickly and at lower costs.
Today during the 88th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, in Barcelona, Spain, presenting author S. Pradhani, University of Delaware, Newark, USA, will present an abstract titled "Salivary Acinar Cells Regenerate Functional Glandular Structures in Modified Hydrogels."
With bed bugs reemerging as a nuisance in some parts of the country, scientists are reporting the first preliminary description of the bug's sialome â€” the saliva proteins that are the secret to Cimex lectularius' ability to suck blood from its human victims and escape to bite again with risking a lethal slap.
Salivary glands are glands that produce both saliva and the enzyme that turns starch into maltose, called amylase. Formation and Orientation There are five separate glands that make up the salivary gland system. First, the parotid gland is the largest of the salivary glands, secreting saliva through Stensen’s ducts to help with the breakdown of food in the mouth (mastication). The submandibular glands are situated beneath the lower jaws over the digastric muscles. This gland secretes...