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When cells divide

For two independent daughter cells to emerge from a cell division, the membrane of the dividing cell must be severed. In the latest issue of Science, a team led by Daniel Gerlich, Professor at the Institute of Bio ...

Mar 28, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

High-pressure division

To be able to divide, a cell must first of all create enough space for itself in the tissue. How cells do that was a mystery, until now. Researchers from the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering ...

Jan 12, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

On the trail of the epigenetic code

The genetic inherited material DNA was long viewed as the sole bearer of hereditary information. The function of its packaging proteins, the histones, was believed to be exclusively structural. Additional ...

Oct 11, 2010 5 / 5 (4) 0