Latest Cellular processes Stories
A new finding in basic science should trigger a "change in thinking" about how cancer drugs might be developed and tested for maximum effectiveness.
The well-being of living cells requires specialized squads of proteins that maintain order.
Blocking autophagy – the process of "self-eating" within cells – is turning out to be a viable way to enhance the effectiveness of a wide variety of cancer treatments.
In a standard biology textbook, cells tend to look more or less the same from all sides.
Researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, have discovered the crucial role of two proteins in developing a cell 'anti-enzyme shield'.
The health benefits of exercise on blood sugar metabolism may come from the body's ability to devour itself, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report in the journal Nature.
Telomeres, the very ends of chromosomes, become shorter as we age.
Scientists have found at least one instance when the smaller sibling gets to call the shots and cancer patients may one day benefit.
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All 10 trillion cells in the adult human body are genetically identical, but develop into distinct cell types, such as muscle cells, skin cells or neurons, by activating some genes while inhibiting others.
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