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Protein Discovery Could Boost Efficacy Of Bone Marrow Replacement Treatments
2014-05-01 03:38:51

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that a protein called beta-catenin plays a critical, and previously unappreciated, role in promoting recovery of stricken hematopoietic stem cells after radiation exposure.

2014-02-28 13:39:01

Activation of beta-catenin, the primary mediator of the ubiquitous Wnt signaling pathway, alters the immune system in lasting and harmful ways.

2013-10-08 09:44:05

Two gene alterations pair up to promote the growth of leukemia cells and their escape from anti-cancer drugs.

2013-01-07 10:59:04

Scientists know that cells in all higher organisms cells need to bind to each other for the development, architecture, maintenance and function of tissues.

2012-11-01 23:17:41

In a new study appearing this month in the Journal of Neuroscience, researchers have unlocked the complex cellular mechanics that instruct specific brain cells to continue to divide.

2012-07-17 12:20:03

- Partnership Based on Open Innovation That Leverages Eisai's Natural Product Chemistry-Based Drug Discovery Platform -Tokyo, July 17, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd.

2012-05-22 22:57:04

The impact and influence of thirty years of research into the Wnt/beta-catenin signaling pathway are highlighted in a special issue of The EMBO Journal.

2012-04-05 21:10:02

Researchers reporting in the April Cell Stem Cell, a Cell Press publication, have found a way to stop leukemia stem cells in their tracks.

2011-11-07 13:03:26

The embryonic enzyme pyruvate kinase M2 (PKM2) has a well-established role in metabolism and is highly expressed in human cancers.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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