Latest Cellular processes Stories
A rudimentary form of life that is found in some of the harshest environments on earth is able to sidestep normal replication processes and reproduce by the back door.
Obesity increases a chronic kidney disease patient's risk of developing kidney failure.
Researchers at Warwick Medical School have identified the key role played by a team of proteins in the process of mitosis.
A seafood contaminant that thrives in brackish water during the summer works like a spy to infiltrate cells and quickly open communication channels to sicken the host.
The duplication of cellular contents and their distribution to two daughter cells during cell division are amongst the most fundamental features of all life on earth.
Biologists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have worked out the details of a mechanism that leads undifferentiated blood stem cells to become macrophages—immune cells that attack bacteria and other foreign pathogens.
A team of scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has identified why disruption of a vital pathway in cell cycle control leads to the proliferation of cancer cells.
The human body contains trillions of cells, all derived from a single cell, or zygote, made by the fusion of an egg and a sperm.
Cells ingest proteins and engulf bacteria by a gymnastic, shape-shifting process called endocytosis.
UAlberta research team uses caffeine and fruit flies to pinpoint genetic pathways that guide DNA repair in cancer cells.
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