News tagged with heat shock

Plants feel the heat

It's not just humans and animals that suffer when the mercury rises, plants feel the heat too. Heat stress is a major issue in agriculture and can significantly reduce crop yield. Even small increases in temperature can affect ...

dateFeb 13, 2018 in Biotechnology
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Maximum precision in protein synthesis

Researchers from the Center for Molecular Biology of Heidelberg University (ZMBH) and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) have investigated the mode of action of a molecular chaperone vital to protein synthesis. Together ...

dateSep 08, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Cellular thermometer discovered

Scientists from Freie Universität Berlin have identified a mechanism that allows cells to adapt their gene expression program to very small changes in temperature. "Like a thermometer, these changes in gene expression follow ...

dateJul 12, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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