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Life Science Research is a monthly journal in print providing comprehensive information on latest developments in the field by up to date reporting and analysis.  The focus is on research tools, technologies, products and services. The journal publishes about break through discoveries in the core sectors - drugs and therapeutics, diagnostics, biomedical, healthcare, agricultural, environmental, food and industrial applications through news, reports, update , feature articles, reviews etc.

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Volume 01 Issue 09 December 2016

Life Science Research News

November 01, 2016
Silencing SIRT2, a sirtuin enzyme, reduces malignancy in deadly breast cancer subtype

Silencing SIRT2, a member of the sirtuin family of enzymes, reduces the invasiveness of basal-like breast cancer cells in culture and inhibits tumor growth in mice, 

November 01, 2016
Making every cell matter

Alginate hydrogels – which are derived from the polysaccharide found in brown seaweed – have emerged as an effective material for manipulating cells and tissues due 

September 26, 2016
Fruit flies yield clues on cancerous tumor hotspots

Florida State University researchers have found that the epithelial tissues that line the surfaces of organs throughout the body intrinsically have hot spots for cancerous tumors.

September 26, 2016
Novel Nanoscale Detection of Real-Time DNA Amplification Holds Promise for Diagnostics

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a simple and ubiquitous method in molecular biology for amplifying DNA segments into millions of copies. This is important not only 

September 26, 2016
Measuring forces in the DNA molecule

DNA, our genetic material, normally has the structure of a twisted rope ladder. Experts call this structure a double helix. Among other things, it is stabilized by stacking 

September 22, 2016
Singapore Scientists Develop DNA-altering Technology to Tackle Diseases

Researchers in Singapore have developed a new protein that can alter DNA in living cells with much higher precision than current methods.

September 09, 2016
Super-resolution Microscope Builds 3D Images by Mapping Negative Space

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have demonstrated a method for making three-dimensional images of structures in biological material under natural 

September 09, 2016
Twin study helps unravel the genetic blueprint of the human brain

An international study of twins aged 65 and older has unlocked important clues about how genes influence the development of key grey matter structures, paving the 

September 09, 2016
New knowledge about the building blocks of life

Chemists at the Faculty of Science at Lund University in Sweden, together with their colleagues in Umeå and Stockholm, have studied the enzymeribonucleotide 

September 09, 2016
Findings about protein could open door to new class of antibiotics

Researchers have made the first-ever detailed, atomic-level images of a peroxiredoxin, which has revealed a peculiar characteristic of this protein and might form the 

September 09, 2016
Purdue researchers discover signaling cascade that drives fatty tumors

A common cell signaling pathway that controls differentiation of stem cells may also control the formation of tumor cells in fat, according to a Purdue University study.

September 09, 2016
Novel Method Enables Absolute Quantification of Mitochondrial Metabolites

Whitehead Institute scientists have developed a method to quickly isolate and systematically measure metabolite concentrations within the cellular organelles known as

September 09, 2016
Important Signalling pathway for Leukaemia discovered

Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (T-ALL) is an aggressive form of blood cancer. Cooperation between Finnish and Chinese research groups has now opened up new 

September 02, 2016
Functional Human Tissue-Engineered Liver Generated from Stem and Progenitor Cells

A research team led by investigators at The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has generated functional human and mouse tissue-engineered

September 01, 2016
LJI researchers gain new understanding of how neutrophils latch onto vessel walls to protect from infection and clean up injured tissue

 As an arm of the innate immune system, white blood cells called neutrophils form the first line of defense against invading pathogens. Neutrophils spend most of their 

September 01, 2016
Antibody Reduces Harmful Brain Amyloid Plaques in Alzheimer's Patients

Aducanumab, an antibody developed by the University of Zurich, has been shown to trigger a meaningful reduction of harmful beta-amyloid plaques in patients with 

August 30, 2016
Bringing artificial enzymes closer to nature

Scientists at the University of Basel, ETH Zurich in Basel, and NCCR Molecular Systems Engineering have developed an artificial metalloenzyme that catalyses a 

August 30, 2016
Harvard scientists develop new techniques to track how cells develop

Understanding how various cell types differentiate themselves during development is one of the fundamental questions in developmental biology. Using genome-editing 

August 26, 2016
Oxygen can impair cancer immunotherapy in mice

Researchers have identified a mechanism in mice by which anticancer immune responses are inhibited within the lungs, a common site of metastasis for many cancers.

August 26, 2016
Study Shows Protein Complex Essential to Creating Healthy Blood Cells

A group of proteins best known for helping to activate all mammalian genes has been found to play a particularly commanding role in the natural development of 

August 26, 2016
Altering Stem Cell Perception of Tissue Stiffness May Help Treat Musculoskeletal Disorders, According to Penn Bioengineering Study

A new biomaterial can be used to study how and when stem cells sense the mechanics of their surrounding environment, found a team led by Robert Mauck, PhD, the 

August 24, 2016
Injected Mix of Bone-augmenting Agents Causes New Bone Growth in Mouse Jaws

Researchers centered at Tokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU) deliver a protein/peptide combination using an injectable gel carrier to promote bone formation in mouse jawbones

August 24, 2016
Nanofiber scaffolds demonstrate new features in the behaviour of stem and cancer cells

Novel scaffolds are shown enabling cells to behave in a different but controlled way in vitro due to the presence of aligned, self-assembled ceramic nanofibers of an 

August 24, 2016
NIH Researchers Discover Otulipenia, a New Inflammatory Disease

National Institutes of Health researchers have discovered a rare and sometimes lethal inflammatory disease - otulipenia - that primarily affects young children. They have 

August 24, 2016
Melatonin Boost a Key to Fighting Breast Cancer

Researchers at Michigan State University published this finding in the current issue of Genes and Cancer. While treatments based on this key discovery are still years 

August 24, 2016
Stem cell therapy heals injured mouse brain

Scientists and clinicians have long dreamed of helping the injured brain repair itself by creating new neurons, and an innovative NIH-funded study published in Nature 

August 22, 2016
Zika infection may affect adult brain cells, suggesting risk may not be limited to pregnant women

Concerns over the Zika virus have focused on pregnant women due to mounting evidence that it causes brain abnormalities in developing fetuses. However, new 

August 22, 2016
New Mechanism Discovered for Alzheimer’s Risk Gene

For decades, scientists have known that people with two copies of a gene called apolipoprotein E4 (ApoE4) are much more likely to have Alzheimer’s disease at age 65

August 22, 2016
Researchers discover the hidden potential of disordered proteins

Prostate cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s...these three diseases are associated with proteins that share a common feature, namely disordered regions that have no 

August 19, 2016
CRISPR-Cas9 breaks genes better if you disrupt DNA repair

CRISPR-Cas9 is the go-to technique for knocking out genes in human cell lines to discover what the genes do, but the efficiency with which it disables genes can vary immensely

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