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Cell Culture – News and Features

This digitally-colorized, negative-stained transmission electron microscopic (TEM) image depicted a number of Influenza A virions.
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Drug-Like Molecule Shows Promise in Preventing Flu Infection

Scripps Research scientists have developed a potential drug-like molecule that blocks the first stage of type A influenza infection. The drug-like inhibitors block the virus from entering the body’s respiratory cells.
Cancer cells.
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First-of-its-Kind Cancer Drug Shows Anti-Tumor Activity in Animal Models

Behind the scenes, as tumors progress and gain resistance to treatment, a protein called YB-1 quietly gives directions. Now, researchers have developed a first-of-its-kind drug that inhibits YB-1, effectively silencing those orders.
The newly developed multiplexed orthogonal base editors (MOBEs) minimize unwanted edits while still achieving high levels of efficiency.
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Multiplexed Orthogonal Base Editors Install Multiple Point Mutations at Once

Researchers from the University of California San Diego have developed new, efficient genome editing tools called multiplexed orthogonal base editors (MOBEs) to install multiple point mutations at once
Cancer cells.
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Mouse Study Explores Why Glioblastoma Treatment May Work Better in the Morning

Glioblastoma is an aggressive brain cancer that has no cure. A recent chart study of patients with glioblastoma found that taking chemotherapy in the morning was associated with a three- to six-month increase in median survival.
Two cell types circle an outline of a human body.
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Germ Cell Development Insights Pave the Way for Future Infertility Treatments

By revealing the mechanisms behind epigenetic reprogramming and differentiation, researchers pave the way to new infertility treatments.
Two researchers in a lab.
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Important Gene in the Fight Against Prostate Cancer Identified

A new study from Aarhus University finds that men with mutations in a particular gene are at greater risk of developing metastases after prostate cancer.
Cancer cells.
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Thalidomide Derivatives Show Promise Against Resistant Cancer Cells

A study by Goethe University Frankfurt points to the possibility that thalidomide derivatives are potentially suitable for treating cancer.
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Researchers Uncover How Psychedelics Interact With Serotonin Receptors

Researchers have shed light on how some psychedelic drugs – which show promise in patients with neuropsychiatric disorders such as depression and anxiety – bind to and activate serotonin receptors.
The inside of a cell, featuring A4Cell's microchip.
Industry Insight

Monitor What’s Happening Inside Your Cells in Real Time

At ELRIG’s Research and Innovation 2024 event, Technology Networks spoke with A4Cell to learn about its SPAchip® technology, which consists of intracellular silicon microchips that monitor cellular pathways in real time.
A young girl receiving chemotherapy.
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Non-Coding DNA Could Explain Childhood Cancer’s Radiotherapy Resistance

Scientists at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have discovered non-coding genetic variants contributing to chemotherapy resistance in acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
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