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Latest Cell growth Stories

2012-03-15 22:50:56

The genetic pathway that regulates the way cells align themselves relative to each other has been found to act as a "stop sign" that signals organisms when to halt cell growth.

2012-03-06 06:21:46

Yale researchers have discovered how megakaryocytes or giant blood cells that produce wound healing platelets grow 10 or more times bigger than other blood cells and how they may cause a form of leukemia.

2012-02-29 09:26:37

Researchers have discovered how a protein "master regulator" goes awry, leading to metastasis, the fatal step of cancer.

2011-10-24 09:25:24

Researchers from the NYU Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated cancer center at NYU Langone Medical Center, have identified a cell cycle-regulated mechanism behind the transformation of normal cells into cancerous cells.

2011-08-26 15:36:49

Researchers at IRB Barcelona discover a crucial mechanism controlling the segregation of genetic material from parent to daughter cells.

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2011-08-26 11:28:40

University of Illinois researchers are giving a light answer to the heavy question of cell growth.

2011-08-04 14:01:22

When developing babies are growth restricted in the womb, they are typically born with heads that are large relative to their bodies.

2011-06-07 22:21:29

Five distinguished Baylor College of Medicine scientists will receive the annual Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Awards Tuesday.

2011-05-12 11:02:08

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have discovered a protein that guides blood vessel development and eventually might lead to a treatment to keep cancer cells from spreading.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.