Latest Organelles Stories
Researchers at the UCLA stem cell center and the departments of chemistry and biochemistry and pathology and laboratory medicine have identified, for the first time, a generic way to correct mutations in human mitochondrial DNA by targeting corrective RNAs, a finding with implications for treating a host of mitochondrial diseases.
Working in the emerging field of systems biology, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers mathematically predicted how bacteria that cause food poisoning hijack a cell's sense of direction and then confirmed those predictions in living cells.
Mitochondria -- subunits inside cells that produce energy -- have long been thought to play a role in Alzheimer's disease.
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.
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