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April 23, 2019

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April 23, 2019

Mechanism of a Protein Upon Infection of the 'Fasciola Hepatica'

Apr. 22, 2019 — The study also validated ten reference genes in sheep that allow for studying how the immune system behaves when facing this ... read more

Scientists Crack the Code to Regenerate Plant Tissues

Apr. 16, 2019 — A group of scientists have discovered a new way to regenerate flowering plant tissues, opening possibilities of mitigating global food shortage ... read more

Apr. 16, 2019 — Researchers have solved the decades-old mystery of how stomach bacterium Helicobacter pylori causes gastric cancer. Using mouse models and human cancer cell lines, they showed that inflammation ... read more

Linkage Is a Drag: First Wheat Gene to Rapidly Convert Defective Traits for New

Apr. 16, 2019 — In the quest to separate the good traits from the bad, bioinformatics (computational biology) research, using a data driven strategy in wheat, find the first ever gene associated with gene conversion ... read more

Apr. 15, 2019 — When it comes to stem cell management, all flowering plants work to maintain the same status quo. Researchers have now identified the various strategies plants use to preserve a single, essential ... read more

Neurobiologists Annotate Critical Neuronal Proteins in Lamprey Genome

Apr. 15, 2019 — The lamprey, an eel-like primitive vertebrate, is a popular organism for neurobiology studies because it has a relatively simple nervous system. It is of particular interest to those studying spinal ... read more

Apr. 15, 2019 — Researchers have identified a novel protein that plays a crucial role in the formation of the mitotic spindle, which is essential for correct segregation of a full set of chromosomes to each daughter ... read more

RNA Transport in Neurons: Staufen2 Detects Its Target Transcripts in a Complex Manner

Apr. 15, 2019 — A team of scientists has discovered that the neuronal transport factor Staufen2 scans and binds to its target transcripts in a much more complex manner than previously thought. RNA is transported ... read more

Apr. 12, 2019 — Fruit size is a major determinant of yield and market value. New research describes the discovery of a key regulator of fruit length variation in ... read more

Knowing How Cells Grow and Divide Can Lead to More Robust and Productive Plants

Apr. 12, 2019 — In contrast to mammals, where the body plan is final at birth, the formation of new root branches ensures that the root system keeps growing throughout a plant's life. Scientists identified a ... read more

New Imaging Technique Reveals 'Burst' of Activity Before Cell Death

Apr. 11, 2019 — Using a novel optical imaging technique, researchers discovered connections between the macromolecular structure and dynamic movement of chromatin within eukaryotic ... read more

Apr. 11, 2019 — Multiple new genes involved in hearing loss have been revealed in a large study of mouse mutants. The new genes reveal the metabolic pathways and regulatory processes involved in ... read more

Biologists Uncover New Rules for Cellular Decision-Making in Genetics

Apr. 11, 2019 — A team of biologists has uncovered new rules that cells use in making decisions about which genes they activate and under what conditions, findings that add to our understanding of how gene variants ... read more

Microbes in the Human Body Swap Genes, Even Across Tissue Boundaries, Study Indicates

Apr. 11, 2019 — Bacteria in the human body are sharing genes with one another at a higher rate than is typically seen in nature, and some of those genes appear to be traveling -- independent of their microbial hosts ... read more

New Electron Microscopy Technique Limits Membrane Destruction

Apr. 10, 2019 — Researchers have created an electron microscopy technique termed 'cryoAPEX' that accurately tracks membrane proteins in a well-preserved ... read more

Novel Strategy Hits 'Reset Button' for Disease-Causing Genetic Duplications

Apr. 10, 2019 — Scientists have developed a strategy for editing and repairing a particular type of genetic mutation associated with microduplications using CRISPR/Cas9 and a seldom-used DNA repair pathway. This ... read more

Sexual Behavior May Influence Gut Microbiome

Apr. 10, 2019 — A person's sexual behavior could affect their microbiome and immune system, potentially elevating their risk of HIV infection, according to a new ... read more

A New Way of Finding Compounds That Prevent Aging

Apr. 9, 2019 — Researchers have developed a new method for identifying compounds that prevent aging. The method is based on a new way of determining age in cultured human cells. Using the method, the researchers ... read more

Apr. 9, 2019 — An eight-year hunt for the cells that drive the extreme childhood food allergy eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) has identified a potential new way to treat the disease while also raising questions ... read more

Mapping Cellular Diversity by Looking for Common Topics of Gene Control

Apr. 9, 2019 — Computational biologists have developed a new bioinformatics method called cisTopic. Inspired by text-mining methods, cisTopic helps scientists to gain insight into the mechanisms underlying the ... read more

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