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Latest Cellular processes Stories

2013-03-18 20:57:34

Stroke, heart attacks and numerous other common disorders result in a massive destruction of cells and tissues called necrosis.

2013-01-22 10:40:39

Cancer cells are resourceful survivors with plenty of tricks for staying alive.

2012-11-30 14:21:20

Bacteria that cause the tick-borne disease anaplasmosis in humans create their own food supply by hijacking a process in host cells that normally should help kill the pathogenic bugs.

Body's Own Recycling System
2012-10-12 11:19:21

Researchers discover "molecular emergency brake" in charge of regulating self-digestion

2012-10-04 10:35:06

Milk consumption has been linked to improved health, with decreased risks of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and colon cancer.

Tissue Regeneration Study Learns From Salamanders
2012-09-26 11:53:50

Researchers from the Salk Institute recently studied the regeneration of new limbs in salamanders and believe that the findings could be useful in studies on regenerative medicine for humans.

Stem Cell-based Regenerative Medicine Research May Be Helped Further With Discovery Of Reprogramming Signature
2012-09-19 08:55:31

Salk scientists show nine genes at heart of epigenetic changes in induced pluripotent stem cells

2012-08-06 10:36:42

It's a longstanding question in biology: How do cells know when to progress through the cell cycle?

2012-08-04 02:07:05

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, have combined the power of two kinds of microscope to produce a 3-dimensional movie of how cells ‘swallow’ nutrients and other molecules by engulfing them.

2012-07-20 01:54:20

Scientists at the Stowers Institute of Medical Research have developed an innovative method to count the number of fluorescent molecules in a cluster and then applied the novel approach to settle a debate rampant among cell biologists—namely, how DNA twists into a unique chromosomal structure called the centromere.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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