Latest Organelles Stories
The major difference between plant and animal cells is the photosynthetic process, which converts light energy into chemical energy.
Sugar, cholesterol, phosphates, zinc – a healthy body is amazingly good at keeping such vital nutrients at appropriate levels within its cells.
Atmospheric oxygen really took off on our planet about 2.4 billion years ago during the Great Oxygenation Event.
In a standard biology textbook, cells tend to look more or less the same from all sides.
The group of Prof. Dr. Ralf Erdmann at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Faculty of Medicine, Department of Systems Biochemistry) discovered a connection of peroxisomal protein import and receptor export.
Cell biologists at Johns Hopkins have identified key steps in how certain molecules alter a cell’s skeletal shape and drive the cell’s movement.
All living organisms are made up of cells, behind these intricate life forms lie complex cellular processes that allow our bodies to function.
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have discovered that an element commonly found in nature might provide a way to neutralize the potentially lethal effects of a compound known as Shiga toxin.
The accumulation of α-synuclein, a small, negatively charged protein, in neural cells, is one of the hallmarks of Parkinson's disease.
A tiny, freshwater flatworm found in ponds and rivers around the world that has long intrigued scientists for its remarkable ability to regenerate has now added a new wrinkle to biology.
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