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  1. Novel post-op patch delivers drug, gene , and light therapy to tumor sites

    Online Articles

    Wed, 3 Aug 2016

    surgery, to deliver a combination of drug, gene , and light therapy . Related: Hydrogel ..... NIR radiation are used to deliver RNA, or gene therapy to the site, to silence an important oncogene (a gene that can cause healthy cells to transform

  2. Optogenetic method controls gene expression in thoughts

    Online Articles

    Wed, 12 Nov 2014

    developed an optogenetic gene regulation method that ..... control the conversion of genes into proteins ( gene expression ). The scientists ..... the mice. "Controlling genes in this way is completely ..... sensitive protein within the gene -modified cells and triggers

  1. NanoScope receives grant for exploring ultrafast laser-based therapeutic gene delivery

    Online Articles

    Tue, 6 Sep 2016

    photodegenerated retinal areas with MCO by targeted gene delivery using an infrared (IR) ultrafast laser . Laser gene delivery and confocal reflectance imaging ..... and confocal fluorescence imaging of gene expression in retinal cells (bottom

  2. Optogenetics controls timing, duration of gene expression in cells

    Online Articles

    Thu, 25 Jul 2013

    timing and duration of gene expression should ..... roles of particular genes , especially those involved ..... activate or suppress gene copying. After the genes for these components ..... nearly 30 different genes , both in neurons ..... Depending on the gene targeted and how

  3. Hospital adds next-generation sequencing to clinical services, advancing donor matching and research

    Online Articles

    Fri, 21 Feb 2014

    Ph.D., pathologist-in-chief at CHOP. HLA genes are the most complex gene family known in the entire human genome. Gene sequences ..... limited results, by sequencing only segments of HLA genes and failing to distinguish among different alleles

  4. Super-resolution microscopy observes previously unknown arrangement of bacterial plasmids

    Online Articles

    Tue, 20 Sep 2016

    microscopy to observe a previously unknown arrangement of bacterial plasmids—small, circular DNA molecules that commonly carry genes responsible for antibiotic resistance. The discovery sheds light on how bacteria maintain plasmids of which the bacteria make

  5. Laser microscope demonstrates gene splicing process in real time

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    Tue, 22 Mar 2011

    cells what proteins to make—for instance, muscle cells use the genes that tell the cell how to make the proteins that are important for muscle, and blood cells use the genes that tell the cell how to make proteins that are important for blood

  6. OPTOACOUSTICS/DEEP TISSUE IMAGING: Photoacoustic tomography is ready to revolutionize

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    organic dyes, and reporter gene products can be excellent photoacoustic ..... blood-brain barrier. Reporter gene products can be detected for ..... demonstrated using the LacZ gene —a common reporter encoding ..... cells transfected with LacZ genes were inoculated into a Sprague

  7. DIABETES TREATMENT/PHOTOTHERAPY: Light-sensitive genetic switch promises injectionless insulin therapy

    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Jul 2011

    enabled light to trigger and control genes . Inserting these cells under the ..... to precisely regulate the target gene . 1 The approach is promising for treatment ..... sequence and switches the introduced gene . The gene becomes active and the cell produces

  8. Next-gen DNA sequencing helps provide new genetic clue to anorexia

    Online Articles

    Thu, 12 Sep 2013

    eating disorder to variants in a gene coding for an enzyme that regulates ..... the variants of a large set of genes that had already been linked ..... Of more than 150 candidate genes , only a handful showed statistical ..... strongest signs came from the gene EPHX2, which codes for epoxide

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