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Subject: HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - June 15, 2005
From: FS Zollmann <zollmann@hum-molgen.de>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 13:58:07 +0200

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BioArrays Europe 2005 27th - 30th September. Hilton, London Kensington.
Attend this meeting to benefit from the expertise of leading academics
and industry leaders in the field of microarray technology. Discussions
and debates will centre around: microarray in diagnostics for disease
detection; transfected cell arrays and; gene expression and genotyping
array applications. To see the full programme visit
http://hum-molgen.org/cgi-bin/banner1/ads.pl?banner=2005-iir3
___________________________________________________________________________


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   Join our editorial team
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2003/msg01.html

- New Gene Shows Way For Autoimmune Disease
   A RING-type ubiquitin ligase family member required to repress
   follicular helper T cells and autoimmunity
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg20.html

- Tagging Pathogens With Synthetic DNA 'Barcodes'
   Researchers make synthetic DNA 'barcodes' to tag pathogens, providing
   an inexpensive, off-the-shelf monitoring system
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg19.html

- New Threat Of Antimalarial Resistance
   Researchers reveal the basis of the selectivity of Artemisinins, the
   last line of defense against drug-resistant malaria parasites.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg18.html

- New Culture System To Study Hepatitis C Virus
   Scientists report on the development of the first system that supports
   complete replication of hepatitis C virus (HCV).
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg17.html

- Vaccine Against Ebola And Marburg Viruses Effective In Primates
   Paper reports the development of a vaccine that successfully protects
   non-human primates against Ebola and Marburg viruses.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg16.html

- Editing Cancer
   Scientists report that type I interferon, a chemical messenger, is an
   important component of the immune process, now called 'cancer
   immunoediting'.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg15.html

- Fueling Fire In The Gut
   Our intestines have specialized cells that promote immune responses to
   various stimuli in their environment.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg14.html

- Testing Cancer Genes
   Scientists use genetically engineered human tissue in a new approach
   to determine which mutations are sufficient to promote cancer
   progression.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg13.html

- CD22 Binding Captured
   A surface protein central to immune response homo-binds to other
   molecules like itself.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg12.html

- Protein Determines Fate Of Reproductive Cells In Mice
   A known transcriptional factor plays a critical role in the
   specification of germ cells in mice.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg11.html

- MicroRNAs Control Development Of Heart Muscle Cells
   A small RNA element regulates the balance between differentiation and
   proliferation of cardiac muscle cells in mice.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg10.html

- MicroRNAs Give Stem Cells The Green Light
   Scientists identify part of mechanism that allows stem cells to
   continue replicating.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg09.html

- MicroRNAs Play A Major Role In Cancer
   Three different teams of scientists working independently have found
   that microRNAs also have an important role in human cancers.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg08.html

- Cancer Chemoprevention By The Antioxidant Tempol Acts Partially Via
   The P53 Tumor Suppressor
   Chemopreventative effect of tempol may be related to p53 pathway
   activation.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg07.html

- Variant Prion Protein Causes Infection But No Symptoms
   Finding Could Have Implications for Alzheimer's Disease
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg06.html

- Experimental Shingles Vaccine Proves Effective in Nationwide Study
   Stronger version of chickenpox vaccine cuts incidence and severity of
   shingles in older adults.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg05.html

- Genetic Variation Affects Response to Common Anti-Clotting Drug
   Customized dosing of warfarin may be possible thanks to the gene for
   vitamin K epoxide reductase (VKORC1).
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg04.html

- Indoor Allergens from Childcare Centers
   Common allergens from fungus, cats, cockroaches, dogs, dust mites, and
   mice found in day care centers.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg03.html

- Diabetics More Sensitive to Cardiovascular Effects from Air Pollution
   Fine particles found in urban air pollution may impair ability of
   blood vessels to control blood flow in adults with diabetes.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/06-2005/msg02.html

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___________________________________________________________________________

BioArrays Europe 2005 27th - 30th September. Hilton, London Kensington.
Attend this meeting to benefit from the expertise of leading academics
and industry leaders in the field of microarray technology. Discussions
and debates will centre around: microarray in diagnostics for disease
detection; transfected cell arrays and; gene expression and genotyping
array applications. To see the full programme visit
http://hum-molgen.org/cgi-bin/banner1/ads.pl?banner=2005-iir3
___________________________________________________________________________

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