News tagged with quality control mechanism

How quality control works in our cells

A cellular control mechanism prevents the production of defective proteins in our cells. A team of researchers from Bern has now obtained valuable insights into this vital mechanism that could lead to new therapeutic approaches ...

Jul 08, 2013 5 / 5 (4) 0 | with audio podcast

Wikipedia losing editors, study says

Wikipedia, one of the world's biggest websites, is losing many of its English-language editors, crippling its ability to keep pace with its mission as a source of knowledge online, a study says.

Jan 04, 2013 4.1 / 5 (12) 27

Old Cells Work Differently

The agglutination and accumulation of proteins in nerve cells are major hallmarks of age-related neurodegenerative illnesses such as Alzheimer's disease. Cellular survival thus depends on a controlled removal of excessive ...

Mar 01, 2009 4.3 / 5 (3) 0