News tagged with protein receptor

Scientists tackle viral mysteries

Scientists know that some cancers are triggered by viruses, which take over cellular systems and cause uncontrolled cell growth. Doctors - and patients who get shingles late in life - have also known for many years that ...

dateJun 29, 2009 in Medical research
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Turn back, wayward axon

To a growing axon, the protein RGMa is a "Wrong Way" sign, alerting it to head in another direction. As Hata et al. demonstrate in the March 9, 2009 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology, translating that signal into cellular ...

dateMar 09, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Secrets of plague revealed

In work that is pushing the "diffraction barrier" associated with microscopic imaging of living cells, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, NM demonstrated the power of a new super-resolution microscopy ...

dateMar 08, 2011 in Other
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