Latest Cell membrane Stories
Much like a tightly wound drum, red blood cells are in perpetual vibration.
Communication between nerve cells is vital for our bodies to function.
Shell of single-protein capsule degrades or remains intact based on environment.
HZI researchers redefine the invasion mechanism of Salmonella.
Scientists have identified a novel antifreeze molecule in a freeze-tolerant Alaska beetle able to survive temperatures below minus 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
The transmission of information from one neuron to the next is an unseen intricate ballet.
Since the discovery in 2007 that a component of human semen called SEVI boosts infectivity of the virus that causes AIDS, researchers have been trying to learn more about SEVI and how it works, in hopes of thwarting its infection-promoting activity.
New research reveals how proteins that are critical for the transparency of the eye lens are properly sorted and localized in membrane bilayers.
Trying to understand the complex workings of a biological cell by teasing out the function of every molecule within it is a daunting task.
Just as people plug in to computers, smart phones and electric outlets to communicate, electric fish communicate by quickly plugging special channels into their cells to generate electrical impulses.
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