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Chlamydia—how bacteria take control

To survive in human cells, chlamydiae have a lot of tricks in store. Researchers of the University of Würzburg have now discovered that the bacterial pathogens also manipulate the cells' energy suppliers in the process.

dateMar 28, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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How protein modifications influence apoptosis

Researchers at the Lomonosov Moscow State University have described the molecular mechanisms of post-translational modifications of caspases, a family of proteolytic enzymes, and how they function during apoptosis, the process ...

dateMar 21, 2017 in Biochemistry
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The good, the bad and the spliceosome

The Fas protein can either inhibit or promote the controlled cell death (apoptosis), depending on the isoform in which it occurs. Together with international colleagues, researchers from the Helmholtz Zentrum München and ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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