Latest Organelle Stories
Until a recent discovery by a University of Montana research lab, it was thought that cicadas had a symbiotic relationship with two important bacteria that live within the cells of its body.
Photosynthesis takes place in specialized membrane systems, made up of stacked disks linked together by unstacked planar leaflets.
Scientists have identified a gene that keeps our nerve fibers from clogging up.
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have determined how two proteins help create organelles, or specialized subunits within a cell, that play a vital role in maintaining cell health.
Researchers explain 'hydration repulsion' between biomembranes
A lipid that helps lotion soften the skin also helps cells find and stay in the right location in the body by ensuring they keep their "antennae" up, scientists report.
Scientists who developed a technology for identifying and targeting unique protein receptor ZIP Codes on the cellular surface have found a way to penetrate the outer membrane and deliver engineered particles - called iPhage - to organelles inside the cell.
In science, refuting a hypothesis can be as significant as proving one, all the more so in research aimed at elucidating how diseases proceed with a view toward preventing, treating, or curing them.
Atmospheric oxygen really took off on our planet about 2.4 billion years ago during the Great Oxygenation Event.