Cell Cycle

Cell Cycle is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering cell biology. The editor-in-chief is Mikhail V. Blagosklonny (Roswell Park Cancer Institute). Cell Cycle is abstracted and indexed in Medline/PubMed and the Science Citation Index Expanded.

Landes Bioscience
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Medical research

Scientists unravel the influence of aging on kidney regeneration

Autophagy is a process by which cells clean themselves of damaged organelles, and for self-execution. This adaptive mechanism supports a healthy phenotype on the cellular level. Autophagy is activated in certain cases of ...


CMV infection 'disarms' the cell, inhibiting microRNA synthesis

An international research collaborative has discovered that in its early stages, CMV infection "disarms" cells, blocking their protective mechanisms by inhibiting the synthesis of miRNAs. The results of this study were published ...

Oncology & Cancer

A chink in the armor of breast cancer cells

Working with human breast cancer cells, a team of scientists from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago have successfully turned off a misbehaving protein that fuels the growth of a particularly aggressive, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Leukemia like Achilles, has its own weakness

Leukemia cells from chronic myeloid leukemia patients, especially those in the advanced stage, lack the BRCA1 protein. Importantly, the protein is not present even if the patient carries the proper, unmutated gene responsible ...

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