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Subject: HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - October 19, 2005
From: FS Zollmann <zollmann@hum-molgen.de>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 14:25:33 +0200

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INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION FORUM IN HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS
HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - October 19, 2005 - http://hum-molgen.org


Genetic News
by T.M. D'Souza, T. Dalaya, J. Mill, R. Nemade, D. Sharma, F.S. Zollmann
http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen

- Clinical And Molecular Findings In Osteoporosis-Pseudoglioma Syndrome
   The authors sequenced the coding exons of the low-density lipoprotein
   receptor related protein 5 (LRP5) in 37 probands suspected of having
   autosomal recessive osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome (OPPG).
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg51.html

- High-Resolution Whole-Genome Association Study Of Parkinson Disease
   The authors performed a two-tiered, whole-genome association study of
   Parkinson disease (PD).
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg50.html

- Children With IH And BWS Have Different Constitutional Epigenotypes
  Associated With Wilms Tumor
   Study conducted on children with Wilms tumor and Idiopathic
   hemihypertrophy (IH), and Wilms tumor and Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome
   (BWS).
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg49.html

- Nanocrystals Detect DNA
   Fluorescent nanocrystals - also known as quantum dots - come in handy
   as DNA sensors.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg48.html

- Maintaining Suppression
   A pair of reports show that the regulatory T (Treg) cells require the
   immune modulator interleukin 2 (IL-2) for their maintenance and
   long-term function rather than for development, as previously
   thought.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg47.html

- Development Of Immune Cells Associated With Allergy And Asthma
   Two papers describe how one type of immune cell associated with
   allergic inflammation and autoimmunity ultimately causes disease.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg46.html

- Malaria Protection -- Two Variants At Odds
   Study shows that co-inheritance of two of the most common Malaria
   genetic variants, which individually confer protection, may cancel
   the protective effects.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg45.html

- Stealing Hepatitis C's Raft
   Scientists have found a new drug candidate that can be used to stop
   the liver-damaging Hepatitis C virus (HCV) from multiplying.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg44.html

- Alzheimer's Disease - Understanding The Lipid Connection
   Scientists report on the function of a mysterious protein, how it
   affects Alzheimer's and its link to cholesterol.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg43.html

- New Methods To Derive Embryonic Stem Cells
   Two papers published online now provide different means of deriving
   human embryonic stem cells, which involves embryo destruction, from
   mice without eliminating a cloned embryo that has the potential to
   develop.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg42.html

- Abnormal Chromosome Numbers Produce Tumours
   two papers provide new, more direct evidence to support The idea that
   a failure of proper cell division produces genomic instability and
   promotes the development of cancer.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg41.html

- Small Molecule Inhibitor Of Cholera Discovered
    Increasing antibiotic resistance requires the development of novel
    approaches to combating infection.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg40.html

- Genetic Link To Tourette's Syndrome
    Sequence Variants in SLITRK1 Are Associated with Tourette's Syndrome.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg39.html

- New Technique Adds Precision And Permanence To Gene Therapy
    Complete and persistent phenotypic correction of phenylketonuria in
    mice.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg38.html

- Faster Method To Create Antibodies For Disease Research
    This new method is a simple way of creating libraries of specifically
    binding antibodies.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg37.html

- Noise and Delays Explain Why Some Genes Oscillate in Activity
    Delay-induced stochastic oscillations in gene regulation.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg36.html

- Evolutionary Conservation Of A Mechanism Of Longevity From Worms To
   Mammals
    Loss of mclk1 increases cellular fitness and lifespan in mice
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg35.html

- Fitting In
    Newly Evolved Genes Adopt A Variety Of Strategies To Remain In The
    Gene Pool
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg34.html

- Whooping Cough Vaccine Proves Effective
    A vaccine to protect against illness due to Bordetella pertussis
    infection has proved more than 90 percent effective in a national,
    large-scale clinical study.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg33.html

- Effective Treatment for Stimulant Drug Abuse:  Motivational Incentive
    Motivational Incentive (MI) Programs can motivate cocaine and
    methamphetamine abusers to stay in treatment and be drug-free for a
    longer period.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg32.html

- NIH Launches Major Program to Transform Clinical and Translational
   Science
    Grants will encourage institutions to propose new approaches to
    clinical and translational research, including new organizational
    models and training programs at graduate and post-graduate levels.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg31.html

- "Gramene" Database Facilitates Global Agricultural Research
    Invaluable biological and genomic information about rice and other
    grasses now available.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg30.html

- Childhood Asthma Study Shows Home-Based Interventions Are
   Cost-Effective
    Moderate to severe asthma can be reduced by targeting dust mites,
    cockroaches, pet dander, rodents, passive smoking and mold.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg29.html

- First Phase II Trial of a "Global" HIV/AIDS Vaccine Launched
    A novel vaccine targeted to multiple HIV subtypes found worldwide has
    moved into the second phase of clinical testing.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg28.html

- More than 200 Human Flu Strains Reveal a Dynamic Virus Genome
    The information, being made available in a publicly accessible
    database, is expected to help scientists better understand how flu
    viruses evolve, spread and cause disease
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg27.html

- Wider Access to Knockout Mice
    Trans-NIH Effort Provides New Models for Understanding Human Disease
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/10-2005/msg26.html

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   WWW: http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/editors.html
   E-mail: news@hum-molgen.org


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__________________________________________________________________________

   CHI 5th Annual Pep Talk

   The Protein Information Week

   January 9-13, 2006 - San Diego, California

   http://hum-molgen.org/promotion-pt
__________________________________________________________________________ 





   
 
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