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Latest Cell division Stories

2014-04-03 11:21:51

In textbooks, the grand-finale of cell division is the tug-of-war fought inside dividing cells as duplicated pairs of chromosomes get dragged in opposite directions into daughter cells.

2013-05-06 20:35:12

The human body contains trillions of cells, all derived from a single cell, or zygote, made by the fusion of an egg and a sperm.

2012-03-12 20:14:42

The well-being of living cells requires specialized squads of proteins that maintain order.

2012-03-09 00:12:00

Stem cells provide a recurring topic among the scientific presentations at the Genetics Society of America's 53rd Annual Drosophila Research Conference, March 7-11 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers.

2012-01-16 11:01:24

Telomeres, the very ends of chromosomes, become shorter as we age.

2011-12-06 08:00:00

The BioSciences Magazine EurekaMag.com publishes insights into specific topics in the biological sciences.

2011-11-04 21:25:09

Scientists of the German Cancer Research Center have discovered an alternative mechanism for the extension of the telomere repeat sequence by DNA repair enzymes.

2011-06-30 17:58:14

When a cell divides, the genetic information in the chromosomes must be passed on error-free to the daughter cells.

2011-04-04 19:49:47

UCSF scientists are reporting several studies showing that psychological stress leads to shorter telomeres – the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes that are a measure of cell age and, thus, health.

2011-03-16 00:00:29

Age management leader Cenegenics® Medical Institute announced an added dimension to its highly regarded proactive approach for optimized health, the patented TA-65® Las Vegas, NV (Vocus/PRWEB) March 15, 2011 Cenegenics® Medical Institute, the global age management medicine leader, announced a new addition to its renowned proactive approach to prevent or delay age-related disease for optimized health: telomere science.


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