Dietary Selenium Deficiency Partially Rescues Type 2 Diabetes–Like Phenotypes of Glutathione Peroxidase-1–Overexpressing Male Mice

submitted by: xlei
This study was conducted to determine whether dietary Se deficiency precluded overproduction of glutathione peroxidase-1 (GPX1) activity in mice overexpressing (OE) this gene and thus rescued their type 2 diabetes–like phenotypes. A total of 20 male OE and wild-type (WT) mice were fed an Se-deficient (<0.02 mg/kg) diet or an Se-supplemented (0.3 mg/kg as sodium selenite) diet from 1 to 5 mo of age. Dietary Se deficiency eliminated or attenuated (P < 0.05) genotype differences in...
Authors: Xin Gen Lei, Li Li, Matt Pepper, Carol Roneker, Marko Vatamaniuk, Xi Yan

Quertle

submitted by: LitSearcher

Introduction to the Quertle biomedical literature search engine

agInfra ISIS demo

submitted by: ricsxn

This video shows the agInfra ISIS application demo

Fish kill: Causes, control and impact mitigation

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the seminar on by Dr. Carlito R. Barril, Retired Professor of Chemistry of the University of the Philippines Los Baños during the Special Seminar on Fishkill last August 24, 2012 at the UPLB Operations Room, AG Samonte Hall, UPLB.

Video Tip of the Week: MetaboAnalyst 2.0

submitted by: OpenHelix

MetaboAnalyst 2.0 is a web-based resource that allows high-throughput metabolomic data analysis from a user-friendly interface. For more information of this tool, please see our blog post at http://blog.openhelix.eu/?p=13481

Ajay Athavale (Monsanto) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting

submitted by: JGI

Ajay Athavale on "High throughput plasmid sequencing with Illumina and CLC bio" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.