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Latest Biological membrane Stories

2013-01-29 10:14:54

A new way of looking at a cell's surface reveals the distribution of small molecules in the cell membrane, changing the understanding of its organization.

2012-12-03 16:09:37

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have determined how two proteins help create organelles, or specialized subunits within a cell, that play a vital role in maintaining cell health.

2012-10-24 23:40:46

Boosting the activity of a vitamin-sensitive cell adhesion pathway has the potential to counteract the muscle degeneration and reduced mobility caused by muscular dystrophies.

Why Cells And Organelles Don't Get Stuck
2012-08-31 11:44:50

Researchers explain 'hydration repulsion' between biomembranes

Protein Purifier Could Help Pharmaceutical Industry Save Money
2012-05-02 03:33:21

Two Michigan State University researchers have invented a protein purifier that could help pharmaceutical companies save time and money.

2012-03-21 15:30:04

Why does inhaling anesthetics cause unconsciousness?

2012-02-20 14:32:25

In a standard biology textbook, cells tend to look more or less the same from all sides.

2012-01-26 02:13:47

Chemists have taken an important step in making artificial life forms from scratch.

2011-12-16 14:11:06

Opening up a new door in synthetic biology, a team of researchers has developed a microfluidic device that produces a continuous supply of tiny lipid spheres that are similar in many ways to a cell's outer membrane.

2011-11-02 09:06:07

Neurofibrillary tangles – odd, twisted clumps of protein found within nerve cells – are a pathological hallmark of Alzheimer's disease.


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