Nature Cell Biology

Nature Cell Biology is a cell biology journal published by the Nature Publishing Group.

Publisher
Nature Publishing Group
Country
United Kingdom
History
1999–present
Website
http://www.nature.com/naturecellbiology
Impact factor
19.407 (2010)

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Medical research

Researchers create skeletal muscle from stem cells

UCLA scientists have developed a new strategy to efficiently isolate, mature and transplant skeletal muscle cells created from human pluripotent stem cells, which can produce all cell types of the body. The findings are a ...

Medical research

Fully functional immune organ grown in mice from lab-created cells

Scientists have for the first time grown a complex, fully functional organ from scratch in a living animal by transplanting cells that were originally created in a laboratory. The advance could in future aid the development ...

Oncology & Cancer

Less 'sticky' cells become more cancerous

In cooperation with colleagues from Germany, Italy and the Netherlands, researchers at Leipzig University have investigated the structure of tumor tissue and the behavior of tumor cells in detail, gaining important insights ...

Medical research

Nanoparticle for overcoming leukemia treatment resistance

UConn associate professor of pharmaceutics Xiuling Lu, along with professor of chemistry Rajeswari M. Kasi, was part of a team that recently published a paper in Nature Cell Biology finding a commonly used chemotherapy drug ...

Medical research

Brothers in arms: The brain and its blood vessels

The brain is our most energy-hungry and metabolically active organ. It is responsible for our thoughts, ideas, movement and ability to learn. Our brain is powered by 600 km of blood vessels that bring it nutrients and remove ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer cells cause inflammation to protect themselves from viruses

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have uncovered how cancer cells protect themselves from viruses that are harmful to tumors but not to healthy cells. These findings could lead to improved viral treatments for the ...

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