News tagged with cell programming
An embryo is an amazing thing. From just one initial cell, an entire living, breathing body emerges, full of working cells and organs. It comes as no surprise that embryonic development is a very carefully ...
Genetics Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 21 |
Neurons come in an astounding assortment of shapes and sizes, forming a thick inter-connected jungle of cells. Now, UCL neuroscientists have found that there is a simple pattern that describes the tree-like shape of all neurons.
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 2 |
Symptoms of an autoimmune disease disappeared after a team of scientists retrained the white blood cells. This method is extremely promising for treating diseases such as type I diabetes and multiple sclerosis.
Immunology Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Cells in bone, fat and the pancreas appear to be talking to each other and one thing they likely are saying is, "Get moving."
Medical research Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
An unexpected discovery of how the body controls cell death has revealed a potential new therapeutic target.
Medical research Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A mysterious form of cell death, coded in proteins and enzymes, led to a discovery by UNC researchers uncovering a prime suspect for new cancer drug development.
Cancer Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Doctors may one day treat some forms of blindness by altering the genetic program of the light-sensing cells of the eye, according to scientists at Washington University School of Medicine ...
Ophthalmology Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Melatonin, best known for its role in sleep regulation, delayed the onset of symptoms and reduced mortality in a mouse model of Huntington's disease, say researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and ...
Neuroscience Oct 11, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists at the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center have identified an Indian plant, used for centuries to treat inflammation, fever and malaria, that could help kill cancer cells.
Cancer Feb 14, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that hard-to-reach, drug-resistant leukemia stem cells (LSCs) that overexpress multiple pro-survival protein forms ...
Cancer Jan 17, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute have for the first time identified a 'programmed cell death' pathway in parasitic worms that could one day lead to new treatments for one of the world's ...
Medical research Sep 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A team of researchers led by Michael H. Antoni, director of the Center for Psycho-Oncology Research at the University of Miami (UM) has shown that a stress management program tailored to women with breast cancer can alter ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Veteran British scientist John Gurdon, who shared the Nobel Prize for medicine on Monday, is often described as the "godfather of cloning" for his work on stem cell research but was once told by his teacher not to pursue ...
Other Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—In a new study, University at Buffalo scientists describe the role that a protein called TFIIB plays in helping cells repair DNA damage, a critical function for preventing the growth of tumors.
Medical research Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Viruses often spread through the brain in patchwork patterns, infecting some cells but missing others. New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis helps explain ...
Medical research Mar 07, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |