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New tool to make fight against tuberculosis easier

October 9th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): Researchers have developed an algorithm that integrates genomic and metabolic data and enables cell-scale simulations.Researchers at the Institute for Genomic Biology at the University of Illinois have developed ... Read more...

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Aging and longevity linked to specific brain region in mice

July 29th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): In a study on mice engineered to produce a protein showed that a specific brain region, called the hypothalamus governs aging and longevity.The researchers found that mice engineered ... Read more...

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TB enzyme’s discovery brings new drug therapies closer to reality

March 28th, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 28 (ANI): University of Maryland scientists have reached a step closer to developing new drug therapies to combat active and asymptomatic (latent) tuberculosis infections by characterizing the unique structure and ... Read more...

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How the body clock controls metabolism and ageing

March 20th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): In a study on mice, a team of scientists have found how the biological circadian clock mechanism in animals corresponds with processes that control aging and metabolism. ... Read more...

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Anti-obesity drugs may help treat flu, hepatitis and HIV

September 29th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): A team of researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Centre and Princeton University has discovered that existing anti-obesity drugs can be used to treat infections like ... Read more...

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