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TWEAK triggers atrophy of disused muscle

A new study in the Journal of Cell Biology (JCB) identifies a cytokine signaling pathway that induces the breakdown of disused skeletal muscle. Blocking this pathway could prevent immobilized patients from losing their muscle ...

dateMar 22, 2010 in Medical research
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Different signaling pathways of cholangiocarcinoma

Overexpression of receptor tyrosine kinase Met has frequently been found in cholangiocarcinoma. A research group in Thailand demonstrated that hepatocyte growth factor, a Met ligand, induced invasion and motility and altered ...

dateMar 04, 2010 in Cancer
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A novel in vitro model for light-induced wound healing

Today, during the 39th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research, convening at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, lead researcher C. Millan (U.S. Army Dental Corps, Martinez, ...

dateMar 04, 2010 in Other
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Loss of 'guardian angel' gene prompts premature birth

Mutation of a gene that helps protect the body from genetic instability leads to cellular and molecular changes in the pregnant uterus that trigger premature birth, according to a study appearing online Feb. 1 in the Journal ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Cancer
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