13 search results for Dr. Thomas Smith

Plant Science for Your Health
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Green Tea May Help Treat Fatal Disease Researchers Demonstrate Green Tea Compound is Effective in Treating Genetic Disorder and Two Types of Tumors By: Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Prevailing medical evidence suggests that th ...
Plant Science for Your Health, Green Tea May Help Treat Fatal Disease Researchers Demonstrate Green Tea Compound is Effective in Treating Genetic Disorder and Two Types of Tumors By: Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Prevailing medical evidence suggests that the deadly genetic disorder hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia is rare. But Dr. Thomas Smith, a researcher, . Perhaps, Smith said, a lot of children die before they're diagnosed, and the disorder is more
(St. Louis Post-Dispatch) Green tea may help treat fatal disease
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BY CYNTHIA BILLHARTZ GREGORIAN cbillhartz@post-dispatch.com 314-340-8114 STLtoday.com | Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2011 12:15 am | Prevailing medical evidence suggests that the deadly genetic disorder hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia is rare. But ...
evidence suggests that the deadly genetic disorder hyperinsulinism/hyperammonemia is rare. But Dr. Thomas Smith, a researcher at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, questions whether that’s true, . They often go into a coma then die. Perhaps, Smith said, a lot of children die before they’re diagnosed, Smith has pinned his hopes on studies at Harvard University and University of Texas where researchers, severely hypoglycemic. Smith and his colleagues used atomic structures to understand the differences
The Plant Pulse March 23, 2012
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From dollar store to microbiology: Student gets his dream job Roots and Shoots I see myself working at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention running my own research lab, to rid the world of famine or find a cure for some disease,” said C ...
to make better vaccines,” said Dr. Thomas Smith, according to the news release. Dr. Smith is a principal
Critical Knowledge about Opium’s Atomic Structure discovered by Danforth Center Researchers
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Danforth Center finding key to the development of plant-based pharmaceuticals ST. LOUIS, MO January 17, 2011— The opium poppy, one of mankind’s oldest medicinal plants, serves today as the commercial source of the powerful analgesic morphine, fr ...
alkaloids, such as codeine, are derived by semi-synthesis. Principal Investigators, Dr. Toni Kutchan and Dr. Thomas Smith at The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center collaborated to discover new, of alternate sources of known pharmaceuticals and of novel drugs.” Next, Smith and his colleagues used, that the poppy uses to produce opium,” said Smith. The production of opium in poppy is just one example
Researchers Demonstrate Green Tea Compound is Effective in Treating Genetic Disorder and Two Types of Tumors
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ST. LOUIS, MO, August 15, 2011—A compound found in green tea shows great promise for the development of drugs to treat two types of tumors and a deadly congenital disease.  The discovery is the result of research led by Principal Investigator, Dr. Th ...
. The discovery is the result of research led by Principal Investigator, Dr. Thomas Smith at The Donald, between animals and plants, Dr. Smith and his colleagues discovered that two compounds found naturally, and when the green tea compounds were administered orally. The Smith lab also used X-ray crystallography
Viruses Teach Researchers How to Protect Corn from Fungal Infection
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Key finding has the potential to improve corn yields worldwide ST. LOUIS, MO, February 28, 2011— Smut fungi are agents of disease responsible for significant crop losses worldwide.  Principal Investigator, Dr. Thomas Smith and Research Associate ...
of disease responsible for significant crop losses worldwide. Principal Investigator, Dr. Thomas Smith and Research Associate Member, Dr. Dilip Shah at The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center collaborated, of fungicides and modification of fertility and biological controls. Drs. Smith and Shah explored, Smith. “Viruses like the common cold and the flu infect the host cell and destroy it after they have, have shown that the KP4 proteins are safe for humans and animals to consume. Smith and Shah
2003
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, University of Richmond Mentor: Dr. Thomas Smith Exploring the Need for Breathing of Human, and HGGT Gene Activity Jean Kao, Cornell University Mentor: Dr. Thomas Smith Structural, Our Leadership Dr. William H. DanforthDr. James C. CarringtonSam FiorelloJohn F. McDonnellToni, TEDx Talk by Dr. Jim Carrington, Missouri State University Mentor: Dr. Chris Taylor Characterization of A. rhizogenes T-DNA Genes
The Plant Pulse August 19, 2011
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  Engineering Food for All -  The New York Times In 2010, crops modified by molecular methods were grown in 29 countries on more than 360 million acres. Of the 15.4 million farmers growing these crops, 90 percent are poor, with small ope ...
, Dr. Thomas Smith at The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and his colleagues at The Children's, production. Danforth Center’s “Conversations” Series Continues with Let’s talk with Dr. Jim, Annual Fall Symposium Speakers - Roots & Shoots Dr. Bomblies is applying genomic and molecular genetic approaches to investigate habitat adaptation and population divergence in plants. Dr. Kay
Discovery offers insight into treating viral stomach flu
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Lethal Norovirus has become the second leading cause of death from gastroenteritis ST. LOUIS, MO, March 21, 2012—Twenty million Americans get sick from norovirus each year according to data released last week by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). ...
better vaccines,” said Dr. Thomas Smith, principal investigator, at The Donald Danforth Plant, of potential vaccine significance.” Smith was part of a team of scientists lead by Dr. Peter D. Kwong, the major cause of severe gastroenteritis in humans. Dr. Smith and his colleagues discovered
The Plant Pulse March 4, 2011
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The Plant Pulse is a new feature of the Danforth Center Roots and Shoots Blog that will include a sampling of interesting stories about world hunger and malnutrition, food security, climate change, biofuels, agriculture, the environment, conferences ...
significantly reduce annual losses caused by corn smut and other fungi," said Principal Investigator, Dr. Thomas Smith and Research Associate Member. Predicted Second Wave of Biotech Growth