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2011-10-24 10:15:15

An international team of scientists led by UC Davis researchers has discovered that DNA repair in cancer cells is not a one-way street as previously believed.

2011-10-10 09:07:53

All cells in our body have a system that can handle cellular waste and release building blocks for recycling.

2011-10-07 13:50:00

Ascent Scientific, together with Freie Universität Berlin, The University of Newcastle and Children's Medical Research Institute today announced that they have entered into an exclusive

2011-10-06 13:08:46

In children with genomic disorders, often a gamete – egg or sperm – has gone disastrously awry with either a duplication or deletion of genetic material that results in physical and neurological problems for the subsequent child.

2011-09-20 13:41:22

Dr. Katja Fälber and Professor Oliver Daumke, structural biologists at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch, together with researchers from Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, have determined the molecular structure of dynamin, a ‘wire-puller’ that mediates nutrient uptake into the cell.

2011-09-20 12:36:26

Although the body is constantly replacing cells and cell constituents, damage and imperfections accumulate over time.

2011-09-19 07:33:36

The crystal structure of the dynamin protein — one of the molecular machines that makes cells work — has been revealed, bringing insights into a class of molecules with a wide influence on health and disease.

2011-09-08 20:54:30

Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have obtained the first high-resolution, three-dimensional images of a cell with a nucleus undergoing cell division.

2011-09-06 22:13:37

Aging is generally accepted as a universal fact of life, but how do humans and other organisms age at the molecular level?

2011-09-01 16:40:08

Just as we must take out the trash to keep our homes clean and safe, it is essential that our cells have mechanisms for dealing with wastes and worn-out proteins.


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