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Latest Wnt signaling pathway Stories

2011-10-24 09:07:16

Two previously unassociated proteins known to be overly active in a variety of cancers bind together to ignite and sustain malignant brain tumors.

2011-09-29 23:14:11

Through the identification of a gene's impact on a signaling pathway, scientists at Children's National Medical Center continue to make progress in understanding the mechanics of a key brain developmental process: growth and repair of white matter, known as myelination.

2011-09-21 19:09:39

No cure exists for frontotemporal dementia, which strikes between the ages of 40 and 64 and accounts for at least one in four cases of early-onset dementia.

Scientists Successfully Expand Bone Marrow-derived Stem Cells In Culture
2011-09-16 06:54:07

All stem cells—regardless of their source—share the remarkable capability to replenish themselves by undergoing self-renewal. Yet, so far, efforts to grow and expand scarce hematopoietic (or blood-forming) stem cells in culture for therapeutic applications have been met with limited success.

2011-09-01 17:08:32

If you think today's political rhetoric is overheated, imagine what goes on inside a vertebrate embryo.

2011-07-20 17:21:43

A team of researchers from the University of Utah and Brigham Young University has developed a mouse model of focal dermal hypoplasia, a rare human birth defect that causes serious skin abnormalities and other medical problems.

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2011-06-15 09:15:00

According to a new study published in the journal Cell, Wnt signaling, already known to control many biological processes, between hair follicles and melanocyte stem cells can determine hair pigmentation.

2011-06-09 15:00:55

Mice born to mothers who are fed a diet supplemented with B vitamins are less likely to develop intestinal tumors.

2011-05-31 12:17:16

Scientists identify in the journal Nature a new molecular pathway used to suppress blood vessel branching in the developing retina – a finding with potential therapeutic value for fighting diseases of the retina and a variety of cancers.

2011-05-29 12:00:00

CINCINNATI, May 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists identify in the journal Nature a new molecular pathway used to suppress blood vessel branching in the developing retina - a finding with potential therapeutic value for fighting diseases of the retina and a variety of cancers. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) Researchers report that myeloid cells, blood cells involved in the immune system, use this molecular pathway to guide blood vessel patterning in...


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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