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Subject: HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - February 01, 2006
From: FS Zollmann <zollmann@hum-molgen.de>
Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2006 13:56:43 +0100

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   DRUG DISCOVERY TECHNOLOGY EUROPE 2006
   Conference & Exhibition

   13-16 March 2006 - London, UK

   http://hum-molgen.org/promotion-DDT
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INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION FORUM IN HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS
HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - February 01, 2006 - http://hum-molgen.org


Genetic News
by T.M. D'Souza, S. Chandler, T. Dalaya, K. Markey, J. Mill, La Merie S.L,
R. Nemade, D. Sharma, F.S. Zollmann
http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen

- Vaccine Provides 100 Percent Protection Against Avian Flu Virus In
   Animal Study
    Protection of Mice and Poultry from Lethal H5N1 Avian Influenza Virus
    through Adenovirus-Based Immunization
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg41.html

- Master Genetic Switch Found For Chronic Pain
    Runx1 Determines Nociceptive Sensory Neuron Phenotype and Is Required
    for Thermal and Neuropathic Pain
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg40.html

- Researchers Identify Major Source Of Muscle Repair Cells
    Somitic origin of limb muscle satellite and side population cells
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg39.html

- The SERPINE2 Gene Is Associated with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary
   Disease
    Study suggests that SERPINE2 is a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary
    Disease (COPD)-susceptibility gene and is likely influenced by
    gene-by-smoking interaction.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg38.html

- Mutations in ACY1, the Gene Encoding Aminoacylase 1, Cause a Novel
   Inborn Error of Metabolism
    Aminoacylase 1 (ACY1) mutations lead to functional ACY1 deficiency
    and excretion of N-acetylated amino acids.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg37.html

- A Genome wide Search Finds Major Susceptibility Loci For Gallbladder
   Disease On Chromosome 1 In Mexican Americans
    Research presents significant evidence of major genetic determinants
    of symptomatic GBD on chromosome 1p in Mexican Americans.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg36.html

- Modeling Stroke With Increased Precision
    Scientists have found a way to model different types of stroke with
    unprecedented precision by targeting individual rat blood vessels
    with controlled laser bursts.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg35.html

- Fighting Legionnaires' Disease
    New research indicates how the immune system fights bacteria causing
    the severe pneumonia Legionnaires' disease.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg34.html

- HIV Nef Damages Antibody Responses
    Report of a new mechanism by which human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
    cripples immune responses in virus-infected AIDS patients.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg33.html

- Genetics Of Earwax Determination
    Research presents evidence of the genetic basis that determines
    whether human earwax (cerumen) is wet or dry.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg32.html

- Stopping The Spiral
    Research findings have important implications for designing new
    proteins with improved properties, perhaps using left-handed amino
    acids.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg31.html

- HIV-1 Infection Explained
    Scientists present an insight on the development of AIDS from HIV-1.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg30.html

- Emerging diabetes drugs in early development
    The complexity of glucose metabolism and the number of cellular
    processes affected by diabetes provides ample space for new drug
    targets and for first-in-class molecules.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg29.html

- RNA eye: A new player in anti-neovascular therapy
    The knockdown of VEGFR-1 with a modified siRNA shows remarkable
    efficacy in two mouse models of retinal angiogenesis associated with
    macular degeneration or diabetic retinopathy.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg28.html

- Chimp/Human Antibodies Can Protect Against Smallpox
    Hybrid laboratory antibodies derived from chimpanzees and humans may
    provide a potentially safe and effective way to treat the serious
    complications that can occur following smallpox vaccination
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg27.html

- New Clinical Trial for Polycystic Kidney Disease Launched
    An opportunity to aid research
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg26.html

- Racial Differences in Teenage Nicotine Metabolism
    How nicotine is metabolized can influence which smoking cessation
    therapies to employ.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg25.html

- High interest in inhibitors of the novel target sodium-dependent
   glucose (co-) transporter (SGLT) for therapy of type 2 diabetes
    A plethora of SGLT inhibitors in the patent literature and seven
    compounds in early clinical development indicate an abundance of
    interest in the therapeutic use of SGLT inhibitors for the treatment
    of type 2 diabetes.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg24.html

- A Promising siRNA Microbicide for Sexually Transmitted Disease
    siRNA, targeting essential genes of the herpes simplex virus 2, offer
    durable protection that results in reduced morbidity in a preclinical
    model.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg23.html

- Continuous Antiretroviral Therapy Superior to Episodic Therapy in HIV
   Treatment
    In the SMART clinical trial, it was found that patients receiving
    episodic therapy had twice the risk of disease progression.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg22.html

- Study Links Alzheimer's Disease to Abnormal Cell Division
    A new study in mice suggests that Alzheimer's disease (AD) may be
    triggered when adult neurons try to divide.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg21.html

- Genetic Protection Against HIV May Mean Higher Risk for West Nile
   Virus
    Lack of cell surface protein, CCR5, causes resistance against HIV,
    but may be needed to develop resistance against West Nile Virus.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg20.html

- Soy Can Cause Reproductive Problems
    Genistein, a major component of soy, causes reproductive problems in
    laboratory mice.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/01-2006/msg19.html

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   http://hum-molgen.org/promotion-DDT
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