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Faster cell mixing leads to larger plants

The contents of plant cells undergo continuous mixing by a process known as cytoplasmic streaming. Yet although this process was discovered more than 200 years ago, its exact purpose has remained unclear. Motoki Tominaga ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Biotechnology
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How cells get a skeleton

The mechanism responsible for generating part of the skeletal support for the membrane in animal cells is not yet clearly understood. Now, Jean-Fran├žois Joanny from the Physico Chemistry Curie Unit at the Curie Institute ...

dateJun 10, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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