Cell Research

Cell Research has a broad scope in basic molecular and cell biology research, including cell growth and differentiation, signal transduction, apoptosis, stem cells, development, immunology, neurosciences, plant cell biology, chromatin modulation, epigenetics and transcription. Cell Research is the leading research journal in China and the Asia-Pacific region. Cell Research is the official journal of the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences (Chinese Academy of Sciences). It was established in 1990.

Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
History
1990-present
Impact factor
8.151 (2009)
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How to trick your heart into thinking you exercise

Researchers have discovered that a protein called cardiotrophin 1 (CT1) can trick the heart into growing in a healthy way and pumping more blood, just as it does in response to exercise and pregnancy. They show that this ...

Aug 08, 2017
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On-and-off fasting helps fight obesity

Up to sixteen weeks of intermittent fasting without otherwise having to count calories helps fight obesity and other metabolic disorders. Such fasting already shows benefits after only six weeks. This is according to a study ...

Oct 17, 2017
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How stress controls hemoglobin levels in blood

Our ability to breathe oxygen is critical to our survival. This process is mediated by the hemoglobin in our blood, which carries oxygen. Since air contains less oxygen on high mountains, the body is under pressure to make ...

Apr 04, 2017
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Prevention of genetic breast cancer within reach

About one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Causes can be the use of synthetic sex hormones and other environmental factors, but also gene mutations like in the BRCA1 gene ...

May 31, 2016
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