Latest Chemotaxis Stories
Findings show that structure is the same throughout bacterial kingdom, and may provide insight into more complex signaling pathways.
The masterpieces that spring from the talents of Rembrandt, Van Gogh and other artists often begin with the creation of a gradient of colors on a palette.
Berkeley Lab scientists have shown how thousands of bacterial membrane proteins are able to assemble into clusters that direct cell movement to select chemicals in their environment.
Like something from a horror movie, the swarm of bacteria ripples purposefully toward their prey, devours it and moves on.
A new method of filming blood-vessel cells that move in accordance with targeted signals has been developed by researchers at Uppsala University in collaboration with researchers at the University of California. The method can also be used to study how migration of cancer cells and nerves can be controlled. These interesting findings have now been published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
A new Vanderbilt University study has identified a chemical signal that plays a critical role in forming the heart, which could lead to new strategies to combat congenital heart defects.
Biological assays on computer study molecular basis of cellular behavior.
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