A toolbox for creating new drugs

ETH microbiologists led by Markus K├╝nzler have discovered a remarkable enzyme in a fungus. They now want to use it to develop new drugs.

What makes stem cells into perfect allrounders

Researchers from the University of Zurich and the University Hospital Zurich have discovered the protein that enables natural embryonic stem cells to form all body cells. In the case of embryonic stem cells maintained in ...

First step taken toward epigenetically modified cotton

With prices down and weather patterns unpredictable, these are tough times for America's cotton farmers, but new research led by Z. Jeffrey Chen at The University of Texas at Austin might offer a break for the industry. He ...

Uncovering a novel mechanism in cell division

Northwestern Medicine scientists have revealed the role amino-terminal methylation plays in a specific protein in the centromere, a region of the chromosome important in cell division, and how the dysregulation of this protein ...

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