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Cells that change jobs to fight diabetes

Diabetes is characterized by persistent high blood sugar levels that occur when certain cells in the pancreas—the insulin-producing β cells—are destroyed or are no longer able to secrete insulin. Researchers at the University ...

A new methodology quickly reveals metabolic fluxes in cells

Although photographs of the underground stations in Barcelona would reveal the number of people waiting, when rush hour takes place, and offer clues about why some stations are busier than others, they can't reveal whether ...

Breakthrough in understanding how stem cells become specialized

Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have made a major advance in understanding how the cells of an organism, which all contain the same genetic information, come to be so diverse. A study ...

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