Cell Biology (822 News)

New Applications Help to Discover the Sites of Transcription Factor in Junk DNA

Nov 17, 2019 12:00 pm
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Using CRISPR/Cas9 knockout screens a multi-institutional research team systematically interrogated the essentiality of more than 10,000 forkhead bo...

Researchers Develop an Effective Way to Measure Microsatellites Instability in Tumor Cells

Nov 17, 2019 11:00 am
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The referenced article describes an assay that has a clinically relevant five-day turnaround time and can be conducted on as little as 20 ng genomic D...

A New Method for Determining the Reproduction Time of Gut Microbiome

Nov 16, 2019 1:00 pm
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For all the attention the human microbiome has been getting over the last few years, one aspect of such research rarely makes headlines: the diffic...

Mechanical Forces Help Germs Divide

Nov 16, 2019 12:00 pm
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A new study from EPFL scientists has found that bacteria use mechanical forces to divide, along with biological factors. The research, led by the g...

The Plectin Protein is a New Biomarker for Cancer Stem Cells

Nov 16, 2019 10:00 am
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In the world of cancer biology, not all biomarkers are created equal. These molecules that alert doctors that an abnormal process may be underway can ...

Migratory Dendritic Cells Activate TGF-β Prior to Conditioning Naïve CD8+ T Cells

Nov 14, 2019 10:00 am
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A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. and one in the U.K. has found that migratory dendritic cells (DCs) activate TGF...

MELK Enzyme is a New Target For the Treatment of Natural Killer Lymphoma

Nov 13, 2019 1:00 pm
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Natural killer T cell lymphoma (NKTL) is an aggressive form of cancer with very poor treatment outcomes in the advanced stages. NKTL generally affe...

Multi- Omic Characterization of Cancer Helps to Choose the Most Appropriate Treatment

Nov 13, 2019 12:00 pm
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The researchers used the most advanced genomic and proteomic technologies available to tease out their proteogenomic characteristics, defined as genet...

The Diversity of HLA Molecules Leads to a Better Response to Immunotherapy Against Cancer

Nov 13, 2019 10:00 am
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The constant battle against infectious pathogens has had a decisive influence on the human immune system over the course of our evolution. A key role ...

The Transition From Epithelial to Mesenchymal Form is an Initial Step in the Formation of Metastases

Nov 12, 2019 1:00 pm
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Cancer metastasis, which is the propagation of tumor cells into distant organs, is the leading cause of cancer patient mortality. To undergo metast...

Stimulating Autophagy of Huntington's Mutant Protein is a New Way to Treat the Disease

Nov 12, 2019 12:00 pm
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Huntington's disease (HD) is one of the four major neurodegenerative diseases that have been most extensively studied. The clinical symptoms in...

Researchers Discover New Roles for Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor

Nov 12, 2019 11:00 am
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Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF), which causes division and differentiation of bone marrow cells depending on the body's need for leu...

New Hope For Successful Transplantation of the Langerhans Islands As a Result of the Use of Amino Endothelial Cells

Nov 11, 2019 12:00 pm
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To save patients with a severe form of type 1 diabetes (characterized by the absence of functional insulin-producing cells), pancreatic cell transp...

Decrease of Gene Expression of CaVβ1E Causes Sarcopenia in the Elderly

Nov 11, 2019 11:00 am
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Skeletal muscle is the most abundant tissue of the human body (about 40%) and it plays essential role in locomotion and vital functions (heart rate...

Discovery of New Peptides Forming a Ligand for G Receptors

Nov 11, 2019 10:00 am
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One-third of all approved drugs target the same family of receptors: the G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs). Now, researchers from the University ...

Reducing Microglia Activity Protects the Brain of Premature Infants From Damage to Excessive Immune Response

Nov 10, 2019 2:00 pm
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Researchers have discovered an immune control switch that could protect the brains of premature babies, who often suffer brain injuries when their ...

Vascular Endothelial Proteins May Form a New Target for the Treatment of Glioblastoma

Nov 10, 2019 2:00 pm
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Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified 10 tumour-specific potential drug targets for the brain tumour glioblastoma. The res...

Take Pictures of MYC Protein Binding With TBP Protein

Nov 9, 2019 12:00 pm
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Scientists have for the first time seen how the MYC protein, which plays a central role in cancer, binds to a key protein and controls important fu...

Determination of the Pattern of Gene Expression in the Striatum in Huntington's Disease Patients

Nov 6, 2019 12:00 pm
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The part of the brain that selectively degenerates in people with Huntington's disease (HD), called the striatum, is almost entirely destroyed ...

Researchers Discover Important Proteins in the Process of Somatic Recombination

Nov 5, 2019 1:00 pm
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A team of researchers at Boston Children's Hospital has learned more about the process of V(D)J recombination and how it makes use of chromatin...


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