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Single cells within tumor and metastasis harbor genetic differences

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Over time, cells accumulate DNA mutations, that if transcribed and translated influence gene expression and/or function of the protein. The increasing number mutations in eg. genes that control cell division eventually lead formation of tumor...Read more


Cell image of the month: NAT10, the multitasking protein

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Soon it is time for the summer holiday! But before you can take that well-deserved vacation there are many things that have to be done. Speaking of the need of multitasking, that is what many proteins have to do every day to keep your body up and running...Read more


Cancer Immunotherapy - A Dramatic Advancement towards Gentle Cancer Treatment

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The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, awarded jointly to Dr. James P. Allison and Dr. Tasuku Honjo for their contribution to cancer immunotherapy, highlighted the dramatic advancement of our understanding of cancer immunology in recent decades. Previously untreatable groups of cancer patients are now given a chance to prolong their lives...Read more


Cell Image of the Month

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The centrosome is a non-membranous subcellular structure composed of a mother and daughter centriole. The mother centriole function as the assembly point for the primary cilium, a microtubule-based sensory organelle, which is involved in signal transduction...Read more


The Story Behind the Cancer Statistics

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Cancer rates are steadily increasing worldwide and are projected to continue to rise during the next decade. But what part of it is a true increase and what part is influenced by other factors, such as reporting and quality of various cancer registries, is unclear. In this week's blog post, we will highlight some of the common terms used when discussing cancer statistics and what to consider when interpreting it...Read more