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Latest Cytoskeleton Stories

2012-02-15 10:59:42

The proteins actin, myosin and titin are big players in the business of muscle contraction.

2012-02-03 12:06:30

Cell biologists at Johns Hopkins have identified key steps in how certain molecules alter a cell’s skeletal shape and drive the cell’s movement.

2012-01-30 12:36:51

A new study in the Journal of General Physiology (www.jgp.org) uses state-of-the-art fluorescence microscopy to provide a striking 3-D picture of how class V myosins (myoV) "walk" along their actin track.

2012-01-17 22:38:41

New research explains how cells regulate their bonds during the development of new blood vessels.

Perfect Micro Rings Woven From Muscle Fibers
2011-11-16 03:39:27

Scientists from the Cluster of Excellence Nanosystems Initiative Munich have now succeeded in building a simple model system consisting of only three components to study the laws of such so-called absorbing states.

2011-11-07 16:43:52

Interdisciplinary research between biology and physics aims to understand the cell and how it organizes internally.

Cells Are Crawling All Over Our Bodies
2011-10-19 03:28:51

Biologists at Florida State devise new way to watch how cells move.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).