Cell Research

Cell Research has a broad scope in basic molecular and cell biology research, including cell growth and differentiation, signal transduction, apoptosis, stem cells, development, immunology, neurosciences, plant cell biology, chromatin modulation, epigenetics and transcription. Cell Research is the leading research journal in China and the Asia-Pacific region. Cell Research is the official journal of the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (Chinese Academy of Sciences). It was established in 1990.

Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
History
1990-present
Impact factor
8.151 (2009)
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Breeding salt-tolerant plants

The quinoa plant might serve as a model for making other crops salt-tolerant. It grows well on saline soils because the excess salt is simply dumped into special bladders on its leaves.

dateOct 10, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Ricin only lethal in combination with sugar

The plant toxin ricin is one of the most poisonous naturally occurring proteins, making it an extremely dangerous bioweapon. Ricin attacks have made headlines a number of times over the years, including the spectacular "umbrella ...

dateSep 20, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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New twist in tale of dogs' origins

The origin of dogs has inspired a lingering controversy in academia. Where and when did dogs first split off from wolves? One of the top dogs in this dispute, population genetics expert Peter Savolainen of Sweden's KTH Royal ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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