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Metabolomics in Pharmacology - News-Medical.net


News-Medical.net
Metabolomics is the holistic study of metabolism. The application of metabolomics in pharmacology gives rise to a new field called “pharmacometabolomics.” The basic tenet of pharmacometabolomics is to determine the effects of drug treatment on the body ...

The mystery of the pelvic floor - BBC News


BBC News
And the anatomy is intertwined, with nerves and connective tissue that aren't discrete, according to Victoria Handa, a gynecology and obstetrics professor at Johns Hopkins University who focuses on pelvic health and reconstructive surgery. What's more ...

Kristala Prather: Advancing energy-efficient biochemistry - MIT News


MIT News
She teaches 10.10 (Introduction to Chemical Engineering) to first-year and sophomore undergraduates, as well as 10.542 (Biochemical Engineering) for graduate students and upper-level undergrads. Opportunities to reach students present themselves ...

HHMI News: Chipping Away at Leptin's Effects

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Information on how researchers have identified a number of genes that are specifically regulated by the hormone.

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HHMI News
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The Howard Hughs Medical Institute website contains news releases concerning many exciting new research finding from a variety of fields including microbiology

Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)
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Photographs of this bird, its nest and eggs, with a description and information on range, habitat and diet. Includes sound files.

HHMI's Blazing a Genetic Trail
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Research on mutant genes and hereditary diseases. Includes family studies, the Human Genome Project, how to conquer hereditary diseases like cystic fibrosis, key to basic genetics and a glossary.

HHMI Holiday Lectures on Science
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Webcast lectures on human genetics, cardiovascular biology, and the role of kidneys in hypertension; designed for high school students.

Leptin
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Physiologic effects, control of synthesis and secretion, and disease states.

HHMI Biomedical Research - Cell Biology
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A Cell Biology program from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to study cell structure and function in health and disease.

Leptin and Resistin
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Information about studies in humans and mice.

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Information on the gene considered to be the major player in the regulation of the body fat.

Leptin in Diabetes, Univ. of Toronto
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Studying the influence of leptin on regulation of hypoglycemia by the HPA axis in diabetic rats.

Leptin Helps Body Regulate Fat
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Results of a 1995 study showing how Leptin, a protein produced by fat, appears to play an important role in how the body manages its supply of fat.