News tagged with cell programming

Hydra can modify its genetic program

Champion of regeneration, the freshwater polyp Hydra is capable of reforming a complete individual from any fragment of its body. It is even able to remain alive when all its neurons have disappeared. Researcher the University ...

dateNov 23, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Human cell death captured for first time

Scientists based at the La Trobe Institute of Molecular Science have discovered that some molecules which are central to the body's defence and immune system are ejected from inside the decomposing cell to form long beaded ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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New method to analyse how cancer cells die

( —A team from The University of Manchester – part of the Manchester Cancer Research Centre - have found a new method to more efficiently manufacture a chemical used to monitor cancer cells.

dateApr 24, 2014 in Biochemistry
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