Latest Cellular processes Stories
Like some people, cells eat when they are under pressureâ€”but they consume parts of themselves.
A UCSF-led team has discovered at least one key reason why blood stem cells are susceptible to developing the genetic mutations that can lead to adult leukemia.
A protein that plays a key role in regulating the onset of cell division has been identified as a potential target for the treatment of ovarian cancer.
Tissue regeneration a la salamanders and newts seems like it should be the stuff of science fiction.
Put simply, a tumor is the result of out-of-control cell growth.
A subtle mutation affecting the epigenome â€“ a set of dynamic factors that influence gene activity -- may lead to an inherited form of mental retardation that affects boys, find researchers at Children's Hospital Boston.
It may seem intuitive that growth and development somehow go together so that plants and animals end up with the right number of cells in all the right places.
How do plants and animals end up with right number of cells in all the right places?
A team of researchers, led by Carlos LÃ³pez-OtÃn, at Universidad de Oviedo, Spain, has identified in mice an essential role for the cellular process known as autophagy in inner ear development and balance sensing.
A new study reveals how conflict resolution works on the microscopic scale â€“ a protein called Flower marks the weaker cells for elimination in favor of their fitter neighbors.
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