News tagged with biological functions

New role for the JNK protein

Put simply, a tumor is the result of out-of-control cell growth. To assure that the cell cycle - the cell's process of duplicating itself to make more cells - goes smoothly, a large network of proteins tells other proteins ...

dateJul 14, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Therapeutic potential of embryonic stem cells

Are stem cells ready for prime time? The therapeutic potential of embryonic stem cells has been an intense focus of study and discussion in biomedical research and has resulted in technologies to produce human induced pluripotent ...

dateJun 18, 2010 in Medical research
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