Journal of Cell Science

Publisher
The Company of Biologists
Country
United Kingdom
History
1853–present
Website
http://jcs.biologists.org/
Impact factor
6.290 (2010)

Some content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Medical research

Amoeba biology reveals potential treatment target for lung disease

In a series of experiments that began with amoebas—single-celled organisms that extend podlike appendages to move around—Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they have identified a genetic pathway that could be activated ...

Medical research

Bone marrow transplant stem cells can 'swim' upstream

When a cancer patient receives a bone marrow transplant, time is of the essence. Healthy stem cells, which can restart the production of blood cells and immune system components after a patient's own are compromised, need ...

Medical research

Slaying motor neurone disease death signals

Motor neurone disease may still be considered a certain and unpleasant death sentence, but researchers at The University of Queensland are testing a promising treatment option.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Worms reveal link between dementia gene and ageing

The discovery of a link between a specific gene and ageing in a species of worm could reveal valuable lessons for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Five ways 'bad' behaviour can benefit you—and others

"I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself." This quote from the television host and comedian Johnny Carson illustrates an uncomfortable truth—that ...

Oncology & Cancer

A sugar hit to help destroy cancer cells

Like any cells in the body, cancer cells need sugar—namely glucose—to fuel cell proliferation and growth. Cancer cells in particular metabolize glucose at a much higher rate than normal cells. However researchers from ...

Neuroscience

Fly protein has protective effect on dopaminergic neurons

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects dopamine-producing or dopaminergic neurons. The progressive loss of these neurons is what leads to impairment in movement coordination in those suffering from ...

page 1 from 3