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Subject: HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - April 19, 2005
From: FS Zollmann <zollmann@hum-molgen.de>
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2005 13:51:47 +0200

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INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION FORUM IN HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS
HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - April 19, 2005 - http://hum-molgen.org


Genetic News
by T.M. D'Souza, J. Mill, R. Nemade, F.S. Zollmann
http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen

- Call for Assistant News Editors
   Join our editorial team
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2003/msg01.html

- Genes Reveal Britain's Viking Ancestry
   The more secure settlements close to colonial strongholds seem to have
   been founded by families, whilst the more distant ones fit the popular
   image of male invaders.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg42.html

- A Mechanism For Stress
   French researchers describe a molecular pathway in the brain by which
   stress enhances the response of mice to negative experiences.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg41.html

- Rapid Exits
   Immune cells traveling in the bloodstream can abruptly stop at signs
   of trouble.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg40.html

- Dengue Fever Susceptibility
   A novel susceptibility gene for dengue fever is reported.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg39.html

- Genetic Basis Of Autoimmune Diseases
   A gene associated with susceptibility to a group of autoimmune
   diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, thyroid disease and lupus,
   is identified.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg38.html

- A New Therapeutic Strategy For HIV
   Research identifies a protein that can be specifically inhibited in
   order to block HIV growth.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg37.html

- An Uncommon Insight Into Common Mutations
   A common, sex-dependent mutation underlies vulnerability to
   Hirschsprung disease.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg36.html

- Anti-Cancer Barrier Found
   Two papers offer insights into how cells can fight off the earliest
   stages of cancer.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg35.html

- Retrovirus Envelope Protein Induces Lung Tumours In Mice
   A sheep retrovirus envelope protein is enough to trigger tumour
   formation in the lungs of immunodeficient mice.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg34.html

- Novel Breast Cancer Therapy Found
   Two groups of scientists show that another enzyme involved in DNA
   repair, called poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP), becomes essential
   in cells that lack a working form of BRCA1 or BRCA2.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg33.html

- Gene Linked To Tuberculosis Susceptibility
   Study provides insight into a novel aspect of TB pathogenesis.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg32.html

- Gene Therapy for Retinal Diseases Advances
   New Viral and Capsule Mechanisms to Place Genes Directly in Eye
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg30.html

- Muscle DNA Damage Initiates Physical Aging
   Decline can begin in your 30s
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg29.html

- Scientists develop new color-coded test for protein folding
   Gold nanoparticles as a colorimetric sensor for protein conformational
   changes
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg28.html

- Combination Monoclonal Antibody Therapy and Chemotherapy for Cancer
   Treatment
   Bevacizumab, a Monoclonal Antibody, Combined With Chemotherapy
   Improves Progression-Free Survival for Patients With Advanced Breast
   Cancer
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg27.html

- New Medical Uses for Sodium Nitrite
   NHLBI Study: The Promise of New Medical Uses for Sodium Nitrite for
   Heart Attack and Organ Damage
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg26.html

- How Ebola Virus Infects Cells
   Finding Could Lead to Treatments for Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg25.html

- Asthma:  Symptom-Driven Therapy May Be Sufficient For Some Adults
   Some adults with mild persistent asthma may be able to adequately
   control their asthma by taking corticosteroids only when needed,
   instead of taking anti-inflammatory medication daily.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg24.html

- Childhood's Most Common Eye Can Be Treated in Older Children
   Clinical trial shows that many children age 7 through 17 with
   amblyopia (lazy eye) may benefit from treatments that are more
   commonly used on younger children.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg23.html

- COMT and cannabis interact to increase risk of psychosis
   Adolescent cannabis smokers who possess a common variant of the
   COMT gene are at increased risk of developing adult psychosis
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg22.html

- NICHD Launches Project to Treat Infant Asphyxia In Lower Income
   Countries
   This project will train midwives and traditional birth attendants in
   resource poor countries on how to treat newborn asphyxia, a major
   cause of infant death.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg21.html

- "Gene Deserts" -  New Clues to Ancestral Chromosome Fusion
   Event
   NHGRI-Supported Researchers Analyze Chromosomes 2 and 4.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg20.html

- ALLHAT Study Findings for Racial Sub-groups Show Diuretics Work Better
   than Newer Medicines for High Blood Pressure
   This is the first large scale trial to compare diuretics, calcium
   channel blockers, and ACE inhibitors as initial therapies in a
   population with a substantial number of black participants.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg19.html

- National DNA Day - April 25th
   Students to Chat Online With Leading Genome Researchers For National
   DNA Day. Virtual Celebration Encourages Exploration of Genomic
   Careers.
   http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/04-2005/msg18.html

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   news@hum-molgen.org


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The EUROPEAN VENTURE MARKET 2005
22nd & 23rd of June 2005, Technology park Adlershof, Berlin, Germany
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The European Venture Market is a unique international platform dedicated
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