News tagged with cell nucleus

The epigenetic switchboard

Epigenetic signals help determine which genes are activated at which time in a given cell. A novel analytical method enables systematic characterization of the relevant epigenetic tags, and reveals that the ...

dateJan 12, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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New type of cell movement discovered

For decades, researchers have used petri dishes to study cell movement. These classic tissue culture tools, however, only permit two-dimensional movement, very different from the three-dimensional movements ...

dateAug 28, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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25 years of DNA on the computer

DNA carries out its activities "diluted" in the cell nucleus. In this state it synthesises proteins and, even though it looks like a messy tangle of thread, in actual fact its structure is governed by precise ...

dateJan 03, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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