Latest Cell membrane Stories
A team of researchers has managed to obtain 3D images of the vesicles and filaments involved in communication between neurons.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have discovered how cells in the body flatten out as they adhere to internal bodily surfaces, the first step in a wide range of important processes including clot formation, immune defense, wound healing, and the spread of cancer cells.
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.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).