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Although a population of bacteria may be genetically identical, individual bacteria within that population can act in radically different ways.
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Chemists, physicists and computer scientists at the University of Warwick have come together to devise a new powerful and very versatile way of controlling the speed and direction of motion of microscopic structures in water using what they have dubbed chemically ‘motorized microscopic matchsticks’.
Proteins adorning the surfaces of human cells perform an array of essential functions, including cell signaling, communication and the transport of vital substances into and out of cells.
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. (J&JPRD) announced today the publication of research that uncovered a previously unknown role for a class of molecules that could lead to future advances in immunologic medicine.
Many cell types in higher organisms are capable of implementing directed motion in response to the presence of certain chemical attractants in their vicinity.
BellBrook Labs has developed a miniaturized high content assay for neutrophil chemotaxis in a stable gradient using its proprietary iuvoâ„¢ Microconduit Array platform.
A protein identified at the University of Central Florida lab has the power to suppress inflammation, a discovery that could help get to the root causes of disorders like arthritis and heart diseases.
Scientists in Illinois have developed a way to make simple oil droplets â€œsmartâ€ enough to navigate through a complex maze almost like a trained lab rat.
A team led by Yale University scientists has developed a new approach to studying how immune cells chase down bacteria in our bodies.
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