News tagged with cellular division
We take it for granted that our chromosomes won't stick together, yet this kind of cellular disaster would happen constantly were it not for a protein called TRF2. Now, scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) ...
Medical research Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Though a small group of proteins, the family called Ras controls a large number of cellular functions, including cell growth, differentiation, and survival. And because the protein has a hand in cellular division, mutated ...
Cancer Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Doctors in Brazil said Thursday they have decided for now not to attempt to surgically separate a set of conjoined twins who have two heads but share one body and various vital organs.
Other Dec 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Cells are the building blocks of the human body. They are a focus of scientific study, because when things go wrong at the cellular and molecular level the consequences for human health are often significant.
Medical research Aug 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cells grow abundant when oxygen is available, and generally stop when it is scarce. Although this seems straightforward, no direct link ever has been established between the cellular machinery that senses oxygen and that ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |