News tagged with brain cell

Ryk needs a chaperone

Ryk has made the headlines by requiring a chaperone. But don't assume that Ryk is a badly behaved celebrity—it's actually a protein featured in a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences (PNAS).

dateNov 27, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Detecting new proteins in active brains of mice

The complexity of living things is driven, in large part, by the huge diversity of cell types. Since all cells of an organism share the same genes, the diversity of cells must come from the particular proteins that are expressed. ...

dateNov 07, 2017 in Biotechnology
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Gene editing in the brain gets a major upgrade

Genome editing technologies have revolutionized biomedical science, providing a fast and easy way to modify genes. However, the technique allowing scientists to carryout the most precise edits, doesn't work in cells that ...

dateOct 19, 2017 in Biotechnology
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