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2011-06-03 13:23:15

Almost all bacteria owe their structure to an outer cell wall that interacts closely with the supporting MreB protein inside the cell.

2011-06-02 23:57:22

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have uncovered a potentially important new therapeutic target that could prevent stress-related cell death, a characteristic of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's, as well as heart attack and stroke.

2011-06-01 07:47:09

Cells, like ordinary households, produce "garbage" – debris and dysfunctional elements – that need disposal.

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2011-05-19 08:12:04

Salk scientists grow understanding of how photosynthesis is regulated.

2011-05-18 16:32:56

How do genes control us?

2011-05-11 00:47:58

Mitochondria are the body's energy producers, the power stations inside our cells.

2011-05-04 15:06:01

Scientists have discovered a new component of mitochondria that plays a key part in their function.

2011-05-01 00:09:03

MitoAction announces the second annual Sandra K. Russell Derby Day Benefit for Mito, a Derby Day fundraiser to support those who are battling mitochondrial disease. The benefit will be held on Saturday, May 7 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mandarin Oriental, Boston.

2011-04-28 21:19:59

Whitehead Institute scientists report that two proteins once thought to have only supporting roles, are the true "stars" of the kinetochore assembly process in human cells.

2011-04-27 11:42:43

Brandeis researchers have made a significant advance in the effort to understand amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by successfully reversing the toxicity of the mutated protein in the familial type of the disease.


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The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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