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2013-09-23 14:00:33

Eukaryotic cells are compartmentalized by membranes, whose shape and dynamics are precisely regulated to maintain their correct functions.

2013-01-29 10:14:54

A new way of looking at a cell's surface reveals the distribution of small molecules in the cell membrane, changing the understanding of its organization.

2012-03-21 15:30:04

Why does inhaling anesthetics cause unconsciousness?

2011-10-10 09:11:11

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago think so, and a biosensor they've created that measures membrane lipid levels may open up new pathways to disease treatment.

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2011-03-15 11:49:48

A new laser technique has demonstrated it can measure the interactions between proteins tangled in a cell’s membrane and a variety of other biological molecules.

2010-07-22 15:35:39

A research team led by scientists at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech has discovered a fundamental entry mechanism that allows dangerous fungal microbes to infect plants and cause disease.

2009-11-03 15:40:20

New research reveals how proteins that are critical for the transparency of the eye lens are properly sorted and localized in membrane bilayers.

2009-09-21 09:52:31

New data on signaling proteins, called G proteins, may prove important in fighting diseases such as cardiovascular, neurodegenerative disorders, and cancer.

2008-08-22 03:00:15

By Anglin, Timothy C Conboy, John C ABSTRACT The dependence of 1,2-dipalmitoyl-sn-glycero-3- phosphocholine (DPPC) flip-flop kinetics on the lateral membrane pressure in a phospholipid bilayer was investigated by sum- frequency vibrational spectroscopy.

2008-07-25 03:00:21

By Churchward, Matthew A Rogasevskaia, Tatiana; Brandman, David M; Khosravani, Houman; Nava, Phillip; Atkinson, Jeffrey K; Coorssen, Jens R ABSTRACT The Ca^sup 2+^-triggered merger of two apposed membranes is the defining step of regulated exocytosis.


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