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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/MICROSCOPY: Optical techniques aid lung disease discovery

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Mar 2011

    also regulates inflammation and cell death in emphysema and may be responsible for ..... 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

  1. 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 for ..... 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 cigarette

  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. 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

  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. 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

  6. Terahertz pulses cause DNA damage while inducing DNA repair

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    Thu, 14 Mar 2013

    repaired, and—in case repair is unsuccessful—to prevent damage accumulation by inducing apoptosis, or programmed cell death of the affected cell.” In a cell nucleus, DNA is wound around cores made of histone proteins. One of the histone proteins

  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 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

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