Latest Cell signaling Stories
Neural stem cells transplanted into tumor-bearing rats can hinder tumor cell growth and prolife-ration; however, the mechanism remains unclear.
If one wants to better understand how plants grow, one must analyze the chemistry of life in its molecular detail.
Johns Hopkins biophysicists have discovered that full activation of a protein ensemble essential for communication between nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord requires a lot of organized back-and-forth motion of some of the ensemble's segments.
An international team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has determined and analyzed the three-dimensional atomic structure of the human glucagon receptor.
Bisphenol A (BPA) has been a worry for scientists for years. It is known as an "endocrine disruptor," a substance that interferes with the body's hormone signaling system.
The nasty side effects of radiation and chemotherapy are well known: fatigue, hair loss and nausea, to name a few.
Researchers from the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute in Nehru Marg, India have added another piece to the puzzle of how to synthesize an artificial nicotine receptor.
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