Sunday, November 17, 2019
Tags Cell biology

Tag: cell biology

Researchers find cause of rare, fatal disease that turns babies’ lips...

CINCINNATI--Scientists used a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that faithfully mimic a fatal respiratory disorder in newborn infants that...

Microfluidics device captures circulating cancer cell clusters

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 18, 2019 -- Cancer touches nearly everyone in one way or another, and regrettably, it will claim another 600,000...

Researchers identify compounds that starve melanoma cancer cells of energy

CORVALLIS, Ore. - Researchers at Oregon State University and Oregon Health & Science University have found a possible counterpunch to the drug resistance of...

Afraid of food? The answer may be in the basal forebrain

After fasting for 24 hours the typical laboratory mouse spends much time eating. Surprisingly, this is not what Jay M. Patel saw...

Cell division at high speed

In malignant tumours, the cells usually proliferate quickly and uncontrollably. A research team from the Biocenter of Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU) Würzburg in Bavaria,...

Methods in belowground botany

Plant root systems play a crucial role in ecosystems, radically impacting everything from nutrient cycling to species composition. Despite their importance, scientists...

Researchers identify enzyme that suppresses immune system in breast cancer

DURHAM, N.C. - Immunotherapies have transformed cancer care, but their successes have been limited for reasons that are both complex and perplexing.In breast cancer...

Research highlights possible targets to help tackle Crohn’s disease

Affecting around 115,000 people in the UK alone, Crohn's Disease is a lifelong condition which sees parts of the digestive system become inflamed....

Immune system can slow degenerative eye disease, NIH-led mouse study shows

A new study shows that the complement system, part of the innate immune system, plays a protective role to slow retinal degeneration in...

Testing therapies on mini-tumors of head and neck cancer

Head and neck cancer is an aggressive type of cancer that often grows back, despite patients undergoing harsh treatments. Researchers of the Hubrecht...