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Subject: HUM-MOLGEN News Alert - September 14, 2006
From: FS Zollmann <zollmann@hum-molgen.de>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 13:58:19 +0200

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   High-Content Analysis Europe
   6-8 November 2006 -   Hilton Vienna Hotel in Vienna Austria

   CHI's High-Content Analysis Europe offers the most comprehensive
   coverage of HCA in Europe, focusing on the next steps of technology
   development, including new assays, reagents, and data analysis.
   It will also cover case studies and applications in primary and
   secondary compound screening, cytotoxicity evaluation, functional
   analysis, and more.

   For more information and to register, visit:
   http://www.highcontentanalysis.com/europe
__________________________________________________________________________


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http://hum-molgen.org/clinical-research/

- SCC of Vulva FFPE specimens needed for p53 test
    http://hum-molgen.org/bb/Forum2/HTML/000195.html

- Muckle-Wells syndrome
    http://hum-molgen.org/bb/Forum2/HTML/000196.html

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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

- Identification Of The Gene Encoding The Enzyme Deficient In
   Mucopolysaccharidosis IIIC (Sanfilippo Disease Type C)
    Gene Encoding The Enzyme Deficient In Mucopolysaccharidosis IIIC
    (Sanfilippo Disease Type C) identified.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg23.html

- A Deleterious Mutation in SAMD9 Causes Normophosphatemic Familial
   Tumoral Calcinosis
    Mutation in SAMD9 Causes Normophosphatemic Familial Tumoral
    Calcinosis.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg22.html

- Mutations In CABP4, The Gene Encoding The Ca2+-Binding Protein 4,
   Cause Autosomal Recessive Night Blindness
    Mutations in CABP4, the gene encoding the Ca2+-Binding Protein 4,
    cause autosomal recessive night blindness
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg21.html

- AAV-Mediated Expression Of CNTF Promotes Long-Term Survival And
   Regeneration Of Adult Rat Retinal Ganglion Cells
    Study compares the effects of intravitreal injection of bi-cistronic
    AAV-2 vectors encoding enhanced GFP and either CNTF, BDNF or GAP43 on
    RGC survival and regeneration.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg20.html

- Adenoviral Expression Of XIAP Antisense RNA Induces Apoptosis In
   Glioma Cells And Suppresses The Growth Of Xenografts In Nude Mice
    Infection of malignant glioma cells and several other tumor cell
    lines with adenoviruses encoding antisense RNA to X-linked IAP (XIAP)
    depletes endogenous XIAP levels and promotes global caspase
    activation and apoptosis.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg19.html

- Gene Therapy Progress And Prospects: Non-Viral Gene Therapy By
   Systemic Delivery
    Review focuses on the progress made over the last 2 years, and some
    future prospects for gene delivery.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg18.html

- A Novel Trick Of An Old Friend
    A form of the well-known protein, p53, appears to promote brain nerve
    fibre regeneration in a mouse model.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg17.html

- A Novel Trick Of An Old Friend
    A form of the well-known protein, p53, appears to promote brain nerve
    fibre regeneration in a mouse model.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg16.html

- Attention Can Impair Visual Perception
    Study reports that sustained attention actually worsens the
    perception of some visual stimuli.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg15.html

- Understanding Why H5N1 Is So Lethal
    A study of patients who became infected with H5N1 in Vietnam reveals
    clues as to why the avian influenza virus is so virulent.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg14.html

- Regulating The Immune Response
    A protein called SARM -- SAM and ARM-containing protein -- helps to
    regulate the immune response against invading pathogens.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg13.html

- Excess Wnt Kills
    Excessive stimulation of bone marrow stem cells in mice leads to
    severe anemia and ultimately death.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg12.html

- FDA Spearheads Microarray Quality Control Project
    A major, multi-center study comparing the reliability of an emerging
    technology for measuring human gene expression is reported.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg11.html

- RNA Interference Screens Questioned
    Many genes identified as targets of RNA interference (RNAi) in the
    fruitfly Drosophila could be false.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg10.html

- APTX Helps Mend Broken DNA
    Mutations in the gene aprataxin (APTX) are responsible for the rare
    neurological disorder ataxia oculomotor apraxia-1 (AOA1).
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg09.html

- Understanding Ageing
    Three papers help answer why progenitor cells gradually lose their
    ability to divide and generate new cells as they grow old.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg08.html

- Two Faces Of p53
    Research paper challenges the conventional view of p53, a central
    protein in protecting against cancer.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg07.html

- Molecules in Blood Foretell Development of Preeclampsia
    Soluble endoglin and soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 (sFlt1)
    implicated in causing preeclampsia.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg06.html

- wet AMD: CEPsis of the retina?
    A protein modification has been identified that directly leads to the
    dry-to-wet transition in age-related macular degeneration
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg05.html

- United States Approval of First Totally Implanted Permanent Artificial
   Heart
    Many scientists's dreams become a reality.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg04.html

- Bipolar Disorder in the Workplace
    Productivity lags even after mood lifts.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg03.html

- New Method of Gene Therapy To Treat Advanced Melanoma
    Using gene therapy, one's own immune cells can be altered to attack
    melanoma cancer cells. This technique may also work in other common
    cancers.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg02.html

- A Regulatory Role for the Estrogen Receptor Beta Isoforms
    Seemingly inactive estrogen receptors beta-2, -4, and -5 form
    heterodimers with the active beta-1 isoform, thereby enhancing its
    effectiveness as a type I nuclear receptor. But in so doing, they
    bestow it with properties of a type II nuclear receptor.
    http://hum-molgen.org/NewsGen/09-2006/msg01.html

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   Genetics and Stem Cell Biology
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    States of America
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    University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3QX, United Kingdom
    http://hum-molgen.org/positions/predoctoral/0562.html

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    University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3QX, United Kingdom
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__________________________________________________________________________

   High-Content Analysis Europe
   6-8 November 2006 -   Hilton Vienna Hotel in Vienna Austria

   CHI's High-Content Analysis Europe offers the most comprehensive
   coverage of HCA in Europe, focusing on the next steps of technology
   development, including new assays, reagents, and data analysis.
   It will also cover case studies and applications in primary and
   secondary compound screening, cytotoxicity evaluation, functional
   analysis, and more.

   For more information and to register, visit:
   http://www.highcontentanalysis.com/europe
__________________________________________________________________________

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