Gene grants powerful resistance to resurging plant disease

While wrapping oneself in 100% Egyptian cotton bedsheets is a delightful luxury on a warm summer night, cotton provides much more than breathable, soft fabric. In addition to textiles, the cotton plant is grown for food, ...

When cells sense the cue for growth

Researchers of the Genome Dynamics Project team at Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science have revealed a new mechanism controlling cellular proliferation in response to serum, which triggers growth of resting cells.

Signal transmission in the immune and nervous system through NEMO

A cascade of various events is required for the transmission of signals within cells. These include several modifications of proteins to switch their function on or off. In order to ensure rapid signal transmission, signaling ...

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