Archive: 01/10/2007

Destructive enzyme shows a benevolent side

New research shows that a recently discovered enzyme that destroys the messenger RNA (mRNA) for some proteins can also help to protect the mRNA during times of stress. The response might help cancer cells survive chemotherapy ...

Jan 10, 2007 3 / 5 (1) 0

A beneficial suicide

They are the largest group of white blood cells: neutrophil granulocytes kill microorganisms. Neutrophils catch microbes with extracellular structures nicknamed Neutrophil Extracellular Traps (NETs) that are ...

Jan 10, 2007 3.7 / 5 (6) 0