Latest Epithelium Stories
The pluripotency factor NANOG regulates cell proliferation in epithelia of the skin and oesophagus in adult organisms; blocking the action of the gene diminishes the capacity of tumour cells to divide
What do sled dogs and cell clusters have in common?
Villi are small epithelial protrusions that serve to increase the surface area of the gut for efficient nutrient absorption.
Constructing a body is like building a house—if you compromise structural integrity, the edifice can collapse.
ChansPorter™ Assays, developed by ChanTest, provide the best means possible for measuring the functional activity of important pharmaceutical targets, including the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made a major advancement in understanding tissue development that has important implications for cancer.
Scientists at The University of Manchester have identified how cells know which way up they need to be.
Scarring of the airways can lead to long-term breathing problems for some people exposed to high levels of chlorine gas from events such as an industrial accident, chemical spill following a train derailment or terroristic chemical warfare.
Researchers recently discovered that fragments of keratin protein in the eye have the power to prevent pathogens and could possibly be used to develop new antimicrobial drugs.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.