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Starvation causes atypical cell death

Researchers from the Cell death group of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), led by Dr. Cristina Muñoz-Pinedo, have characterized the cell death process due to starvation, in which the endoplasmic reticulum ...

dateMay 03, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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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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