News tagged with cell cytoplasm

Quantum dots track who gets into cell nucleus

( -- UC Berkeley researchers Karsten Weis, Jan Liphardt, and colleagues have used fluorescent probes called quantum dots to determine which molecules get into the nucleus via its nano-pores and which get kicked ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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Intrahepatic clear cell cholangiocarcinoma

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is a cancer of the bile duct in the liver. The clear cell subtype of ICC is a rare cancer; until now, only 8 cases have been reported. The number of reports is so small that a detail ...

dateJun 02, 2010 in Cancer
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No relaxing for cancer cells

Many tumor cells would not be viable due to aberrant chromosome distribution if they had not developed a special trick. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center have investigated which genes are responsible for ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Cancer
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Where droplets gently touch a membrane

( -- Little or nothing happens in cells without the involvement of the minute membrane vesicles: for example, vesicles act as recycling centres for cell waste, as detoxification stations and as a vehicle for substance ...

dateFeb 24, 2010 in General Physics
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