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Mechanism For Organ Placement Shared By Human Cells, Plants, Worms And Frogs
2012-07-17 10:19:48

New research identifies special protein that determines what goes where

2012-07-11 14:36:43

How a transport protein obtains its driving force from the energy storage molecule ATP, has been tracked dynamically by RUB researchers.

2012-07-05 23:58:43

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have identified a series of intricate biochemical steps that lead to the successful production of proteins, the basic working units of any cell.

2012-07-04 22:48:34

Finding biocompatible carriers that can get drugs to their targets in the body involves significant challenges.

2012-06-12 10:38:23

What’s good news in one setting might spell disaster in another.

2012-06-11 21:50:23

Strings of all kinds, when jostled, wind up in knots.

2012-06-01 09:27:49

Johns Hopkins scientists have engineered cells that behave like AND and OR Boolean logic gates, producing an output based on one or more unique inputs.

2012-05-25 10:07:17

Our cells breathe and digest, as does the organism as a whole.

2012-05-10 23:14:49

The movement of genetic materials, such as RNA and ribosomes, from the nucleus to the cytoplasm is a critical component in a cell's ability to make the proteins necessary for essential biological functions.

2012-05-10 13:55:04

In order to interact with the environment, bacteria secrete a whole arsenal of proteins. Researchers have now found how one of the transportation systems used for this purpose – the type VI secretion system – works for the single-celled organism Agrobacterium tumefaciens.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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