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Polarity and intracellular compartmentalization of Drosophila neurons

Polarity and intracellular compartmentalization of Drosophila neurons Melissa M Rolls1 ,2, Daisuke Satoh3, Peter J Clyne4,... Read More

Compartment

Compartment (Science: biology) in the insect wing, for example: there are two compartments, anterior and posterior, each... Read More

Compartments

Compartment syndrome (Science: syndrome) a group of symptoms which indicate a nerve, blood vessel or tendon is being... Read More

Penn study points to new direction for pancreas cell regeneration

Replacing faulty or missing cells with new insulin-making cells has been the object of diabetes research for the last... Read More

New study shows that bacteria can communicate through the air

This month, Journal of Applied Microbiology publishes a ground-breaking study demonstrating that bacteria which are... Read More

A Link Is Found Between Morphine Addiction And The Tendency To Explore

A team of researchers from the UAB has found experimental evidence in rats showing a link between addiction to morphine... Read More

Squeeze play: Protein’s grip like a baseball bunter’s

Crystallography, NMR reveal new look for key protein HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2006 -- Like all good baseball players, the protein... Read More

Electron Transport System

The electron transport system occurs in the cristae of the mitochondria, where a series of cytochromes (cell pigments) and... Read More

Motor Transport In Bio-nano Systems

Molecular motors are nanoscale engines which move along very thin rod-like filaments and, in this way, drive the heavy... Read More

Bone morphogenetic protein antagonist gremlin 1 is widely expressed by cancer-associated stromal cells and can promote tumor cell proliferation

Julie B. Sneddon*, Hanson H. Zhen, Kelli Montgomery, Matt van de Rijn, Aaron D. Tward, Robert West, Hayes Gladstone, Howard... Read More

Scientist-astronaut Sends T-cells Into Space

A former astronaut and researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Center will be traveling to the Cosmodrome space-launch... Read More

Chemiosmosis

Chemiosmosis Definition What is chemiosmosis? In biology, chemiosmosis refers to the process of moving ions (e.g. protons)... Read More

Model Of Internal Clocks Reveals How Jet Lag Disrupts The System

Model Of Internal Clocks Reveals How Jet Lag Disrupts The System Symptoms of extreme jet lag may result from the body... Read More

Chamber

Chamber a compartment or enclosed space. See: camera. Origin: L.... Read More

Partition

partition 1. The act of parting or dividing; the state of being parted; separation; division; distribution; as, the... Read More

Cellules

Cellule --> cellula 1. In gross anatomy, a small but macroscopic compartment. Synonym: cellule. 2. In histology, a... Read More

Rumen

rumen (Science: zoology) The first four stomach compartments in ruminant animals (such as cattle and deer). The first... Read More

Panel

panel 1. A sunken compartment with raised margins, molded or otherwise, as in ceilings, wainscotings, etc. 2. A prisoner... Read More

Stall

stall 1. To put into a stall or stable; to keep in a stall or stalls; as, to stall an ox. Where king Latinus then his oxen... Read More

Vane

vane 1. A contrivance attached to some elevated object for the purpose of showing which way the wind blows; a weathercock.... Read More

Bides

Bide (Science: epidemiology) birth, immigration, death, Emigration: the four demographic processes which might act on a... Read More

Spermatogenesis

Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing mature sperm cells, and occurs in the male gonad of a sexually... Read More

Acrosome

Acrosome (Science: cell biology) a membrane-bound compatment at the tip of the head of a sperm which contains lytic enzymes... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Spermatogonium

Definition noun, plural: spermatogonia (1) An undifferentiated male germ cell in the male gonads that divides mitotically,... Read More

Spermatocytogenesis

Definition noun The initial stage of spermatogenesis in which the spermatogonia repeatedly divide by mitosis to produce a... Read More

Synaptic vesicle

Definition noun, plural: synaptic vesicles (neurobiology) Any of the intracellular, membrane-bound compartments with... Read More

Carboxysome

Carboxysome is a protein-shell micro-compartment inside bacterial cell and is involved chiefly in carbon fixation. It is a... Read More

Chlorosome

Chlorosome is a photosynthetic micro-compartment that serves as a light-harvesting complex in sulfur bacteria and other... Read More

Chambers

Chamber a compartment or enclosed space. See: camera. Origin: L.... Read More

Well

well 1. Good in condition or circumstances; desirable, either in a natural or moral sense; fortunate; convenient;... Read More

Bide

Bide (Science: epidemiology) birth, immigration, death, Emigration: the four demographic processes which might act on a... Read More

Concise Review: Telomere Biology in Normal and Leukemic Hematopoietic Stem Cells

Mark W. Drummonda, Stefan Balabanovb, Tessa L. Holyoakec, Tim H. Brummendorfb aDepartment of Haematology, Western... Read More

Yale Study Explains Complex Infection Fighting Mechanism

Yale School of Medicine researchers report in Nature Immunology how infection fighting mechanisms in the body can... Read More

Biological Program Prevents Development Of Pathogenic Form Of Fungi

Scientists from Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Ann Arbor, Michigan have made a discovery that may help us win the... Read More

The Thymus Is a Common Target Organ in Infectious Diseases

The Thymus Is a Common Target Organ in Infectious Diseases   Wilson Savino B. Brett Finlay, Editor   University of... Read More

New, more direct pathways from outside the cell-to-cell nuclei discovered

A team of Brooklyn College researchers has shattered a long-held belief that no direct pathway exists between material... Read More

Reductionism and complexity in molecular biology

  Marc H.V. Van Regenmortel1   1Marc H. V. Van Regenmortel is at the Ecole Supérieure de Biotechnologie de... Read More

Parameters affecting cellular invasion and escape from the parasitophorous vacuole by different infective forms of Trypanosoma cruzi

Parameters affecting cellular invasion and escape from the parasitophorous vacuole by different infective forms of... Read More