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Researchers find out what cancer cells are hungry for

Growing tumour cells are always hungry. Researchers of prof. Reuven Agami's group at the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek have developed a method that uncovers for individual tumours which amino acid is most limiting an thus most needed ...

Feb 15, 2016
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Putting the brakes on accelerated aging

Telomeres are to chromosomes what aglets are to shoelaces—protective caps that stop the tightly wound strings from unraveling. Every time a cell divides, its telomeres are trimmed, eventually becoming so short that the ...

Feb 11, 2016
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Cardiac repair: Neutrophils to the rescue

Following an acute heart attack, immune cells called neutrophils coordinate an inflammatory response which can exacerbate the damage to the organ. Now researchers from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have ...

Feb 10, 2016
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