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  1. Microscopy technique heightens understanding of brain cell death during stroke

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    Fri, 22 Oct 2010

    One of the major impediments to understanding how brain cells die during a stroke and identifying new ways to protect them has been the long-standing inability to image strokes, or ischemic events, in living tissue.

  2. Flow cytometry helps to tie protein involved in cystic fibrosis to emphysema, chronic lung disease

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    Mon, 3 Jan 2011

    also regulates inflammation and cell death in emphysema and may be responsible ..... known trigger of inflammation and cell death . So by regulating ceramide’s inflammation ..... be a watchdog for inflammation and cell death . To elucidate the role played by

  1. FLOW CYTOMETRY/MICROSCOPY: Optical techniques aid lung disease discovery

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    Tue, 1 Mar 2011

    also regulates inflammation and cell death in emphysema and may be responsible ..... known trigger of inflammation and cell death . So by regulating ceramide's inflammation ..... be a watchdog for inflammation and cell death . 1. M. Bodas et al., J Immunol

  2. Three-technique biophotonic imaging approach promising for customized molecular medicine

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    Thu, 22 Jul 2010

    of monitoring in real-time the transformations that cellular macromolecules undergo during apoptosis , or programmed cell death . The work could help realize the potential of customized molecular medicine, in which chemotherapy, for example

  3. NANOTOXICITY/CELL BIOLOGY: Light absorption indicates oxidative stress in cells

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    Tue, 21 Jan 2014

    cell's proteins, sugars, and membrane. This hastens cellular aging, causes certain diseases, and may even lead to cell death . Thus, the overproduction of such oxidants is a sign of cell stress. The researchers found that cytochrome c, a protein

  4. Biophotonic methods help discover way to boost chemotherapy for cancer

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    Fri, 16 Aug 2013

    digestion of cancer cells was suppressed by means of DNA-damaging drugs, the mitotic catastrophe directly resulted in cell death . This way, the survival mechanisms of cancer cells were eliminated. The method could lead to more effective chemotherapy

  5. Rockland Immunochemicals, LIMR grow licensing and commercialization relationship

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    Tue, 30 Oct 2012

    additional product lines will be the CellCountEZ assay measuring metabolically active cells while simultaneously quantifying cell death to determine cell viability, cell toxicity, or cellular proliferation. The OxPhos assay can determine the cellular

  6. Cancer therapy method uses UVC pulse flash irradiation to destroy neoplastic cells

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    Tue, 21 Aug 2012

    and non-neoplastic cells did not reach conditions of cell death . Sterilization effects of UVCPFRs show promise as a ..... Furthermore, their experiments showed that UVCPFRs caused cell death within a few seconds. Itoh and colleagues plan to develop

  7. PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY/ONCOLOGY: Photon-counting nanowires promise precision photodynamic cancer therapy

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    Fri, 1 Mar 2013

    growing application area for photonic technologies in medicine. In the treatment of cancer, singlet oxygen produces tumor cell death . But accurate dosimetry for PDT is extremely important—and highly challenging. According to the researchers, the

  8. CANCER THERANOSTICS/ DEEP TISSUE IMAGING: Engineered virus facilitates solid tumor diagnosis and phototherapy

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    Fri, 1 Mar 2013

    animals. By comparison, healthy cells allowed little light absorption and could only be heated by a few degrees; no cell death was observed. The study also found new melanin-encoding viral strains useful for generating specific signals in multispectral