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How the Cellular Recycling System Is Put on Hold While Cells Divide
News   Nov 14, 2019

A team of researchers has shown that cellular recycling (autophagy) is repressed during the process of cell division, addressing a long-standing point of contention in biology.

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Leukemia Cells Transform into Non-cancerous Cells
News   Nov 13, 2019

Researchers describe how a leukemia Type B cell can transform into a different cell, a macrophage, changing its epigenome and consecutively getting a new cellular identity.

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Oxygen Deficiency Rewires Mitochondria
News   Nov 13, 2019

A new study suggests that mitochondria are reprogrammed under depleted oxygen and nutrients.

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At the Heart of Regeneration: A New Frontier in Cardiac Research Revealed
News   Nov 13, 2019

Researchers have uncovered a mechanism of cardiac regeneration in zebrafish that could be used to develop new treatments for injury.

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AI-driven Single Blood Cell Classification
News   Nov 13, 2019

A novel AI-driven solution is able to identify diagnostic blast cells at least as good as a trained cytologist expert, and could support physicians in leukemia diagnostics.

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Scientists Produce a Potential Vitamin and Alzheimer’s Drug in Yeast
News   Nov 12, 2019

By engineering and optimizing baker's yeast, scientists from The Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability (DTU Biosustain) has for the first time exploited the potential of making ergothioneine in yeast in a bio-based fashion.

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Better Biosensor Technology Created for Stem Cells
News   Nov 11, 2019

A Rutgers-led team has created better biosensor technology that may help lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and other neurological disorders.

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Heart Attack Modeled With Human Stem Cells
News   Nov 11, 2019

Researchers have modeled myocardial infarction using human stem cells, which may provide a useful platform for drug development without the need for sacrificing animals.

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Stem Cell Transplants Used To Grow Fully Functional Lungs in Mice
News   Nov 11, 2019

Researchers at Columbia University were able to grow fully functional lungs in mouse embryos using transplanted stem cells. The findings suggest that it may be ultimately possible to use the technique to grow human lungs in animals for patients who need transplants and to study new lung treatments.

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Genetic Tools To Explore Zoonotic Chlamydia
News   Nov 11, 2019

In a collaborative study published in the journal PLOS ONE, researchers from the University of Maryland Baltimore (USA), Duke University (USA), and Umeå University (Sweden), joined forces to adapt a novel genetic tool for zoonotic Chlamydia.

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