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Matzke M.A.,Academia Sinica, Taiwan | Mosher R.A.,University of Arizona
Nature Reviews Genetics

RNA-directed DNA methylation (RdDM) is the major small RNA-mediated epigenetic pathway in plants. RdDM requires a specialized transcriptional machinery that comprises two plant-specific RNA polymerases-Pol IV and Pol V-and a growing number of accessory proteins, the functions of which in the RdDM mechanism are only partially understood. Recent work has revealed variations in the canonical RdDM pathway and identified factors that recruit Pol IV and Pol V to specific target sequences. RdDM, which transcriptionally represses a subset of transposons and genes, is implicated in pathogen defence, stress responses and reproduction, as well as in interallelic and intercellular communication. © 2014 Macmillan Publishers Limited. All rights reserved. Source

The University Of Texas System and University of Arizona | Date: 2015-01-05

Pleckstrin homology domain binding compounds, pharmaceutical compositions including such compounds, and methods for their use are described herein.

Canon Kabushiki Kaisha and University of Arizona | Date: 2015-01-09

A method of purifying a nanodiamond powder includes preparing the nanodiamond powder, heating the nanodiamond powder at between 450 C. and 470 C. in an atmosphere including oxygen, performing a hydrochloric acid treatment on the heated nanodiamond powder, and performing a hydrofluoric acid treatment on the nanodiamond powder obtained after performing the hydrochloric acid treatment.

University of Arizona | Date: 2015-03-27

Methods, devices, and systems according to present principles provide ways to diagnose frailty and assess the severity of its clinical statuse.g., non-frail, pre-frail, and frail, especially as measured and quantified during activities of daily living. Systems and methods according to present principles objectively quantify physical activity behaviors and identify specific motor tasks, which indicate clinical frailty syndrome behaviors such as flopping, cautious-sitting, non-uniform walking fluctuations, cognitive decline, slowness, weakness, and exhaustion. Additionally, the systems and methods allow improved sensitivity and specificity of frailty identification by further assessing physiological parameters such as heart rate, respiration rate, and skin temperature in response to, or recovery from, specific activities.

Compounds, including 3-carboxy aryl sulfonamide compounds, which agonize or antagonize aquaporin channels and methods of using them to treat disorders or diseases mediated by aquaporins.

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