News tagged with light sensitive cells

Blue light enables genes to turn on

(Medical Xpress) -- With a combination of synthetic biology and optogenetics, researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute for Technology published a paper in Science outlining their new technique which enable ...

dateJun 24, 2011 in Biotechnology report
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The difference between eye cells is... sumo?

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Washington University School of Medicine have identified a key to eye development — a protein that regulates how the light-sensing nerve cells in the retina ...

dateMar 09, 2009 in Neuroscience
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