Cell Signaling (28 News)

New Marker To Fish Out HIV in its Hideouts

Mar 22, 2017 7:00 pm
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French researchers have identified a marker that makes it possible to differentiate “dormant” HIV-infected cells from healthy cells. This ...

A forgotten Protein Helps in Gaining More Understanding of DNA repair Machinery

Mar 21, 2017 12:00 pm
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In basic science, one often starts a new research project by trying to reproduce, confirm and build upon what others have shown before. This was ex...

Finding a New Puzzle Piece of Brain Circuits Work

Mar 20, 2017 2:00 pm
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The discovery of a new mechanism that controls the way nerve cells in the brain communicate with each other to regulate our learning and long-term mem...

How Stem Cells are Controlled from Distance

Mar 19, 2017 11:00 am
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Scientists study the germline of the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans to identify the mechanisms that control stem cell proliferation and homeostasis,...

Why Contagious Itch is an Involuntary Behaviour

Mar 18, 2017 5:00 pm
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Some behaviors — yawning and scratching, for example —  are socially contagious, meaning if one person does it, others are likely to ...

A Phytochemical In Broccoli Sprouts Ameliorates Obesity And Insulin Resistance

Mar 12, 2017 2:00 pm
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Sulforaphane*1, a phytochemical contained in broccoli sprouts at relatively high concentrations, has been known to exert effects of cancer prevention ...

World-first Synthetic Receptor Mimics How Cells Communicate With Their Environment

Mar 12, 2017 12:00 pm
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Researchers from the University of Bristol have found a way to mimic the way cells in living organisms 'talk' to the world around them by crea...

Promoting Cancer Spread By Reprogrammed Blood Vessels

Mar 11, 2017 3:15 pm
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Blood vessels play a critical role in the growth and spread of cancer. The cells lining the inner wall of blood vessels (endothelial cells) and cancer...

Link Between glucose metabolism and cancer

Mar 5, 2017 4:00 pm
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Less aggressive cancers are known to have an intact genome -- the complete set of genes in a cell -- while the genome of more aggressive cancers tends...

How Serotonin Affects Fat Burning

Mar 2, 2017 5:00 pm
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A research team led by Scripps Research Institute scientist Dr. Supriya Srinivasan has identified a brain hormone that appears to trigger fat burning ...

Ovarian Hormones Stimulate Breast Stem Cells During Pregnancy

Feb 28, 2017 1:00 pm
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Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have used advanced cellular, bioinformatics and imaging technology to reveal a long-lived type of stem cel...

Importance of Sleeping for Memory Formation

Feb 27, 2017 9:00 pm
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Studying mice, scientists at Johns Hopkins have fortified evidence that a key purpose of sleep is to recalibrate the brain cells responsible for learn...

A New Strategy For Tuberculosis Treatment

Feb 26, 2017 1:00 pm
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Mycobacterium tuberculosis has been called "the perfect pathogen." These bacteria hijack human macrophages, persist inside the cells to evad...

Musical Pleasure Is Generated By Brain's Opioids

Feb 23, 2017 7:00 pm
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The same brain-chemical system that mediates feelings of pleasure from sex, recreational drugs, and food is also critical to experiencing musical plea...

Role of Exosomes from Fat Cells in Preventing Diabetes

Feb 22, 2017 11:00 am
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Losing weight appears to reset the chemical messages that fat cells send to other parts of the body that otherwise would encourage the development of ...

Neurological And Psychiatric Disorders Caused By An Aberrant Synapse Protein

Feb 20, 2017 1:00 pm
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'Timing is everything' in the transmission of signals between neurons in the brain. Most of the complex functions that humans are capable o...

Identifying Key Brain Circuits For Processing Fear

Feb 18, 2017 11:30 am
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Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have identified a key neural pathway in humans that explains how the brain processes feelings of f...

How Paracetamol Causes Liver Damage

Feb 16, 2017 6:30 pm
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Scientists have shed new light on how the common painkiller paracetamol causes liver damage. Their findings may offer valuable insights into poisonin...

New Therapeutic Targets of Pancreatic Cancer

Feb 16, 2017 3:00 pm
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Researchers have identified a gatekeeper protein that prevents pancreatic cancer cells from transitioning into a particularly aggressive cell type and...

mTOR as the main cause for Granuloma

Feb 15, 2017 11:00 am
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Granulomas are tissue nodules of immune cells that occur in diseases such as tuberculosis and sarcoidosis and can damage many organs. For the first...


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