Medical research

Special RNA shown to suppress the formation of breast cancer cells

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. The development of breast cancer often originates from epithelial cells in the mammary gland—the very cells that specialize in milk production during and after pregnancy.

Medical research

Targeting autophagy to enhance memory immune responses

Memory B cells depend on autophagy for their survival, but the protein Rubicon is thought to hinder this process. Researchers from Osaka University have discovered a shorter isoform of Rubicon called RUBCN100, which enhances ...


Understanding the metabolites underlying eye development

Aerobic glycolysis, the process by which cells transform glucose into lactate, is key for eye development in mammals, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature Communications.

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