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Latest Cellular processes Stories

2013-10-07 12:03:26

Obesity increases a chronic kidney disease patient's risk of developing kidney failure.

2013-08-08 15:15:20

Researchers at Warwick Medical School have identified the key role played by a team of proteins in the process of mitosis.

2013-07-29 16:18:27

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.

2013-07-23 14:56:51

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.

2013-07-19 10:56:35

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.

2013-07-11 16:34:59

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.

2013-05-06 20:35:12

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.

2013-04-30 13:57:08

Cells ingest proteins and engulf bacteria by a gymnastic, shape-shifting process called endocytosis.

Researchers Buzzed Over Caffeine As Cancer-cell Killer
2013-04-19 12:13:18

UAlberta research team uses caffeine and fruit flies to pinpoint genetic pathways that guide DNA repair in cancer cells.


Word of the Day
ponerology
  • An interdisciplinary study of social injustice.
The word 'ponerology' was coined by Andrzej Łobaczewski, a Polish psychiatrist. It comes from a Greek word meaning "evil".