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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


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


TH, DBH and PNMT play pivotal roles in catecholamine production in the adrenal medulla

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Located on top of the kidneys like two tiny caps, the adrenal glands play a fundamental role in the endocrine system. We have previously described the human adrenal gland proteome and now it is time to shed light on proteins specific for the medullary compartment of the adrenal gland. These proteins are essential for the synthesis of two major stress coping hormones - adrenaline and noradrenaline...Read more


The history of the microscope

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The advances in histology and cytology, and biology as a whole, wouldn't have been possible without the invention of the microscope. To enlarge objects multiple times, and to be able to study these objects much more closely has contributed a great deal to science, if not the most...Read more