News tagged with biological cells

The hitchhiker antigen: Cause for concern?

Since antibodies first attained prominence as research reagents in modern biological science labs, researchers have been perplexed as to why one production lot can differ significantly from the next, in terms of performance. ...

Oct 23, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0

Gene movements observed in vivo

Certain parts of DNA are highly mobile and their dynamic motion participates in controlling gene expression. The research team working under Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla, an Inserm research director at the ...

Oct 10, 2013 5 / 5 (2) 0

A microbe's fountain of youth

The yeast S.pombe is one of the best-studied microbes in the world. First isolated from East African millet beer over a century ago, it's been used as a model organism in molecular and cell biology for the ...

Oct 04, 2013 5 / 5 (3) 1 | with audio podcast