We describe an Fve polypeptide being a fragment, homologue, variant or derivative of Fve protein, which comprises at least one biological activity of Fve...
Use of a composition which regulates oxidation/reduction reactions
intracellularly and/or extracellulary in a...
Staining mixtures comprising viable spermatozoa, a composition which regulates oxidation/reduction reactions intracellularly or extracellularly, and a DNA...
Early detection of pathogens in blood
The present invention is a method of extracting infectious pathogens from a volume of blood including the steps of creating a fibrin aggregate confining the...
Method for predicting susceptibility to radiation pneumonitis
Provided is a method for determining whether an individual is likely to be susceptible to radiation pneumonitis from radiation therapy and for developing a...
The present invention relates to a method for detecting the presence or non-presence of an endotoxin, characterized in that an OmpT protein is brought into...
Cell assay kit and method
A method and kit for assaying a cell sample for the presence of at least a threshold number of cells of a given type are disclosed. The kit includes an assay...
Method of diagnosing bladder cancer
Objective methods for detecting and diagnosing bladder cancer (BLC) are described herein. In one embodiment, the diagnostic method involves determining the...
Method of revealing a biological process using a FRET measurement
The present invention relates to a method of revealing a biological process using a FRET measurement, which comprises the following steps: incorporating, into a...
Gene specific to cancer and diagnosis kit using the same
The present invention provides a new additional identification of a gene related to cancer expression and a diagnostic kit using the same.
Agonists of bitter taste receptors and uses thereof
The present invention relates to agonists of the human bitter-taste receptor hTAS2R7 and its role in bitter taste transduction. The invention also relates to...
Diagnostic method for diseases by screening for hepcidin in human or
animal tissues, blood or body fluids and...
The present invention concerns methods and kits for diagnosing a disease condition characterized by non-physiological levels of hepcidin, comprising obtaining a...
Methods for the detection and monitoring of congestive heart failure
Disclosed herein are methods of detecting and/or prognosing congestive heart failure by detecting a proteolytic fragment of caspase-3 such as the p17 fragment...
Detection of CXADR protein for diagnosis of kidney cancer
The present invention provides a method for diagnosing and detecting diseases associated with kidney. The present invention provides one or more proteins or...
Inhibition of EMT induction in tumor cells by anti-cancer agents
The present invention provides methods of identifying an agents that inhibit tumor cells from undergoing an epithelial to mesenchymal transition, impair tumor...
Biomarkers for chronic transplant dysfunction
The invention relates to the analysis and identification of genes that are modulated in transplant rejection. This alteration of gene expression provides a...
Method for determining sepsis using pro-BNP
Uses of recombinant procalcitonin 3-116 in the diagnosis and therapy of septic diseases and the measurement of prohormones other than procalcitonin, and of...
Methods of identifying candidate compounds of the human G protein-coupled
receptor, GPR50, as modulators of...
The present invention relates to methods of using a G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) to screen one or more candidate compounds as a modulator of body mass or...
Screening method for an agent for treatment of neurodegenerative disease
A compound that promotes the ubiquitination of a protein comprising the same or substantially the same amino acid sequence as the amino acid sequence shown by...
Predicting mortality and detecting severe disease
Measurement of circulating ST2 and/or IL-33 concentrations is useful for the prognostic evaluation of subjects, in particular for the prediction of adverse...
Method for assessing atherosclerosis by measuring expression of FOS or
DUSP1 in monocytes
A non-invasive method for the diagnosis of atherosclerosis is provided. In one example, the method includes assaying the expression of FOS, DUSP1, or both FOS...
Diagnosis and therapy of antibody-mediated inflammatory auto-immune
The present invention describes diagnosis and treatment of antibody-mediated inflammatory auto-immune diseases. The biochemical mechanisms underlying such...
Determining genotype of a polymorphic site in the hereditary
The invention relates generally to the gene, and mutations thereto, that are responsible for the disease hereditary hemochromatosis (HH). More particularly, the...
Devices and methods for diagnosis of susceptibility to diseases and
The invention relates to the clinically intelligent design of diagnostic devices (such as microarrays) and methods of making and using such devices in...
Methods for the detection of lung cancer
Probe sets and methods of using probes and probe sets for the detection of cancer are described. Methods for detecting cancer that include hybridizing a set of...
Provided herein are methods for detection of miRNA in a sample. In certain embodiments, the sample comprises RNA and is derived from a cell or tissue. The...
Methods and apparatuses for sorting objects in forensic DNA analysis and
The present invention relates to an apparatus and method of sorting objects and identifying the objects in a forensics sample, including using holographic...
Probe, probe set, probe carrier, and testing method for detecting DNA of
A probe, a set of probes, and a probe carrier on which the probe or the set of probes is immobilized, are provided for classification of fungus species. The...
Gene expression profiling for identification of prognostic subclasses in
mRNA transcript profiling can be used to formulate molecular predictors of distant metastasis for primary NPCs. The predicted results are highly correlated with...
Hybridisation beacon and method of rapid sequence detection and
A method for detecting specific DNA sequences and discriminating single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) using fluorescently labelled oligonucleotide probes is...
Simultaneous amplification and detection of ribonucleic acid be an optical
method using surface plasmon resonance
Methods of performing PCR are provided. Methods may include using an optical source to provide heating for thermocyling the PCR reaction. Methods may include...
Methods of detecting prostate cancer using BAP28-related biallelic markers
The present invention is directed to BAP28 polypeptides. BAP28 cDNA sequences encoding BAP28 polypeptides, to the genomic DNA sequence of the BAP28 gene as well...
Method and probe set for detecting cancer
Methods for detecting cancer that include hybridizing a set of chromosomal probes to a biological sample obtained from a patient, and identifying if aneusomic...
Automated contamination-free seed sampler and methods of sampling, testing
and bulking seeds
In various embodiments, the present disclosure provides an automated seed sampler system that includes a milling station for removing at least a portion of seed...
Neisseria gonorrhoeae detection
A method for determining whether a human individual is or has been infected with Neisseria gonorrhoeae, is provided. The method detects a Neisseria gonorrhoeae,...
Mutations of the parkin gene, compositions, methods and uses
The invention concerns nucleic acids coding for mutated or truncated forms of the human parkin gene, or forms comprising multiplication of exons, and the...
Analyte test system for determining the concentration of an analyte in a
physiological or aqueous fluid
An analyte test element for determining the concentration of at least one analyte in a physiological sample fluid having a first and a second surface in a...
Color intermediate motion picture film
Silver halide photographic elements that are color intermediate motion picture films have at least one green sensitive silver halide emulsion that includes a...
Processing liquid for resist substrate and method of processing resist
substrate using the same
The present invention provides a resist substrate treating solution and a method for pattern formation using that treating solution, and thereby problems such...
Pattern formation method
After forming an underlying layer film and an intermediate layer film are formed over a substrate, a resist pattern formed by first pattern exposure using a...
Structure for pattern formation, method for pattern formation, and
A structure for pattern formation adapted for optically forming a pattern, characterized by comprising: a photocatalyst-containing layer provided on a...
Method of nano-patterning using surface plasmon effect and method of
manufacturing nano-imprint master and...
A method of nano-patterning, a method of manufacturing a nano-imprinting master and a discrete track magnetic recording medium are all provided. The method of...
An exposure method is disclosed. A wafer coated with a photoresist layer having an exposure threshold dose is provided. The wafer has at least a central region...
Photosensitive laminated original printing plate for letterpress printing
and process for producing letterpress...
A photosensitive laminated original printing plate for letterpress printing that does not contaminate developers, being capable of suppressing a cost increase...
Pattern forming method
A first resist film is formed on a substrate, and first pattern exposure is performed such that the first resist film is irradiated with exposure light through...
Ester compounds and their preparation, polymers, resist compositions and
Novel ester compounds having formulae (1) to (4) wherein A.sup.1 is a polymerizable functional group having a carbon-carbon double bond, A.sup.2 is oxygen,...
Chemically amplified positive resist composition
The present invention provides a chemically amplified positive composition comprising: a resin comprising a structural unit represented by the formula (I): ...
Method of forming patterns
A method of forming patterns includes (a) coating a substrate with a resist composition for negative development to form a resist film, wherein the resist...
Positive resist composition and pattern-forming method
A positive resist composition comprises: (A) a resin that has a repeating unit represented by general formula (a1) and increases its solubility in an alkali...
Coating compositions comprising a latent activator for marking substrates
The present invention provides a composition, which comprises a latent activator. It also provides a process for the preparation of these compositions,...
Lithographic printing plate precursor and lithographic printing method
A lithographic printing plate precursor comprising: a support; and at least one layer comprising an image-recording layer, the image-recording layer comprising...