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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.

2012-04-18 09:20:01

Scientists who developed a technology for identifying and targeting unique protein receptor ZIP Codes on the cellular surface have found a way to penetrate the outer membrane and deliver engineered particles - called iPhage - to organelles inside the cell.

2012-03-29 02:33:17

A hidden and never before recognized layer of information in the genetic code has been uncovered by a team of scientists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) thanks to a technique developed at UCSF called ribosome profiling, which enables the measurement of gene activity inside living cells — including the speed with which proteins are made.

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2012-03-14 11:08:41

According to a new analysis, even before the ribosome's many working parts were recruited for protein synthesis, proteins also were on the scene and interacting with RNA.

2012-03-12 20:00:01

In the beginning – of the ribosome, the cell's protein-building workbench – there were ribonucleic acids, the molecules we call RNA that today perform a host of vital functions in cells.

2012-01-06 08:00:00

The Biology and Health Website EurekaMag.com publishes insights into all areas of biological science.

2011-12-08 08:00:00

The Science Magazine EurekaMag.com publishes articles in all areas of biological science.

2011-12-01 01:36:11

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Vienna have revealed for the first time a stress-induced machinery of protein synthesis that is involved in bringing about cell death in bacteria.

2011-08-24 21:47:27

The delivery system for an important class of proteins in the cell membrane can be fully replicated with a mere three components.


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