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Purdue University researchers have identified an important enzyme pathway that helps prevent new cells from receiving too many or too few chromosomes, a condition that has been directly linked to cancer and other diseases.
This April, seniors Samantha M. Anderson, Trina M. Manalo and Maritza J. Mestre are being honored as finalists for the Ferid Murad Medal , awarded for the first time this year to the senior who has had the most significant scholarly or artistic achievements during his or her time at DePauw.
Recently, Carl Zimmer made a criticism of the computer animations of molecular events : they're beautiful and they're informative, but they leave out the critical aspect of stochastic behavior that is important in understanding the biochemistry.
Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability a genetic disease called "Fragile X syndrome" have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.
From left to right Michelle McLauchlan , Dr. Jeff Waller , Dr. Dylan Levac , and Alex Whynot , all holding microalgae cultures in front of an algal growth chamber.
Philip Beachy and his team found a single type of cell in mice that gives rise to invasive bladder cancers.
Ameliorative effect of a microbial feed additive on infectious bronchitis virus antibody titer and stress index in broiler chicks fed deoxynivalenol.
Annual Review of Biochemistry , Vol. 53, No. 1. , pp. 293-321, doi:10.1146/annurev.bi.53.070184.001453 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.
Cell movement plays an important role in a host of biological functions from embryonic development to repairing wounded tissue.
SALT LAKE CITY)-The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology has announced that University of Utah researcher Wolfgang Baehr, Ph.D., will receive the Proctor Medal -considered to be the highest honor in the world awarded to scientists working in vision research.
Other parts of your body-such as skin and bone-can be replaced by the body growing new cells, but when you injure your neurons, you can't just grow new ones; instead, the existing cells have to repair themselves.
Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability-a genetic disease called "Fragile X syndrome"-have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.
Two recent papers by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, West Nile virus, Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses.