Deep Evolutionary Comparison of Gene Expression Identifies Parallel...
With at least 60 independent origins spanning monocotyledons and dicotyledons, the C4 photosynthetic pathway represents one of the most remarkable examples of convergent evolution.
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Stem cell researcher targets the 'seeds' of breast cancer metastasis
Circulating tumor cells from the blood of a breast cancer patient are shown. Credit: Maria C. Donaldson and Min Yu For breast cancer patients, the era of personalized medicine may be just around the corner, thanks to recent advances by USC Stem Cell researcher Min Yu and scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.
F-Actin-Anchored Focal Adhesions Distinguish Endothelial Phenotypes...
From the Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Sanquin Research and Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, Landsteiner Laboratory, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The ... (more)
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Newly discovered process may help the body rein in disease-fighting side effects
Working with a gene that plays a critical role in HIV infection, University of Maryland researchers have discovered that some human genes have an alternate set of operating instructions written into their protein-making machinery.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Patient-specific stem cells and personalized gene therapy
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have created a way to develop personalized gene therapies for patients with retinitis pigmentosa , a leading cause of vision loss.
The Zyxin-related protein thyroid receptor interacting protein 6...
The Zyxin-related protein thyroid receptor interacting protein 6 is overexpressed in Ewing's sarcoma and promotes migration, invasion and cell growth.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
UMD, GBSI Partner to Advance Antibody Standards
To help enable this work, the . As the GBSI Fellow, Kaur will be an integral part of the M-CERSI community, interacting frequently with faculty and students, .
Defining the role of TRIP6 in cell physiology and cancer.
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Our Genes Can 'Frameshift' To Completely Alter The Instructions For Building Proteins
Many Native American tribes speak of shape-shifting, when a human transforms into a spirit or animal.
Transport into and out of the Golgi complex studied by transfecting...
The Journal of Cell Biology , Vol. 127, No. 3. , pp. 641-652, doi:10.1083/jcb.127.3.641 We have developed a novel technique with which to investigate the morphological basis of exocytotic traffic.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Huntington's disease protein helps wire the young brain
The protein that is mutated in Huntington's disease is critical for wiring the brain in early life, according to a new Duke University study.
OUZ's Al-Saghir shares expertise in cell biology and botany
He was invited by the Journal of Cell Science and Report to join its editorial board and he was solicited by the Harvard University to have his work included in its botanist database.
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Events identified that cause bone marrow inflammation leading to blood disorders
Like a line of falling dominos, a cascade of molecular events in the bone marrow produces high levels of inflammation that disrupt normal blood formation and lead to potentially deadly disorders including leukemia , an Indiana University-led research team has reported.
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New way found by which metabolism is linked to the regulation of DNA
A research team at the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta have discovered a new way by which metabolism is linked to the regulation of DNA, the basis of our genetic code.
Immunology and Cell Biology
OX40 engagement depletes intratumoral Tregs via activating FcI3Rs, leading to antitumor efficacy
Immunology and Cell Biology 92, 475–480; doi:10.1038/icb.2014.26; published online 15 April 2014 Correspondence: Dr J Brogdon, Department of Oncology, Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research, 250 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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Blocking cells' movement to stop the spread of cancer
Scientists discovered that cells can change into an invasive, liquid-like state to readily navigate the narrow channels in our body.
Imprinted silencing is extended over broad chromosomal domains in mouse extra-embryonic lineages.
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Cell Death and Differentiation
Identification of a ZEB2-MITF-ZEB1 transcriptional network that...
Tel: +32 9 331 36 60; Fax: +32 9 331 36 09; E-mail: Geert.Berx@irc.VIB-UGent.be Deregulation of signaling pathways that control differentiation, expansion and migration of neural crest-derived melanoblasts during normal development contributes also to melanoma progression and metastasis.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Physician-Scientists: The Newest Endangered Species
"Doctor, I didn't want to ask you about the country. I wanted to know whether you thought it was a good idea for me to travel there to receive stem cell injections for my heart."
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Aging: Too Much Telomerase Can Be As Bad As Too Little
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