Latest Organelles Stories
A team of researchers has captured images of green alga consuming bacteria, offering a glimpse at how early organisms dating back more than 1 billion years may have acquired free-living photosynthetic cells.
Experiments at Johns Hopkins have unearthed clues about which protein signaling molecules are allowed into hollow, hair-like "antennae," called cilia, that alert cells to critical changes in their environments.
Cells ingest proteins and engulf bacteria by a gymnastic, shape-shifting process called endocytosis.
Proteins, unlike diamonds, aren't forever.
By working with mouse and fruit fly hearts, researchers at Washington University (WUSTL) School of Medicine, St. Louis identified a key protein that has a connection with Parkinson’s disease and heart failure.
Current wisdom says that cells are closed entities that communicate through the secretion of soluble signalling molecules.
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