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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


GATA-1, KLF-1 and IKZF1 - Transcription Factors in Hematopoiesis

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Throughout life, blood cells are continuously formed in the bone marrow, a process known as hematopoiesis. Hematopoiesis relies on several different mediators, and defects in this system may cause severe pathological conditions...Read more


The Fertilizing Fallopian Tubes

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The fallopian tube mucosal layer is a simple columnar epithelium composed of secretory and ciliated epithelial cells, in order to provide the necessary environment for fertilization of the egg cell...Read more