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A group of researchers from Brown University have demonstrated that certain skin cells use a light-sensitive receptor found outside of the eye to detect ultraviolet light and quickly begin producing melanin to prevent DNA damage.
A team of investigators from UC Davis and Peking University have discovered a mechanism that may explain how alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs) -- the key ingredient in cosmetic chemical peels and wrinkle-reducing creams -- work to enhance skin appearance.
A new way to study the role of a critical neurotransmitter in disorders such as epilepsy, anxiety, insomnia, depression, schizophrenia, and alcohol addiction has been developed by a group of scientists led by Gong Chen, an associate professor of biology at Penn State University.
The vomeronasal organ (VNO) is one of evolution's most direct enforcers.
Neural precursor cells (NPC) in the young brain suppress certain brain tumors such as high-grade gliomas, especially glioblastoma (GBM), which are among the most common and most aggressive tumors.
Inspired by nature, researchers design tiny, synthetic pores that mimic important features of cellular ion channels and other molecular channels
Sophion and CreaCell announced today that the two companies successfully demonstrated the performances of HEK-hKir2.1 cells on QPatch HT. (PRWEB) July 12, 2012
Tiny pores, or channels, embedded in cell membranes are critical to the healthy functioning of cells.
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