The 10-micrometer-long flagellate cell might have a big story to tell about the evolution of eukaryotes.
February 1, 2016|
How plants fight off pathogens
March 2, 2013|
The method to the dengue virus's maddening infectiousness.
February 1, 2013|
Some of these insidious viruses expertly subvert the host immune system, allowing their unhindered proliferation.
December 12, 2012|
Fat cells behave differently in obese individuals, causing inflammation and insulin resitance.
December 6, 2012|
Adipose tissue plays an immune role in individuals of normal wieght.
July 1, 2012|
Present in every tissue of the body, ubiquitin appears to be involved in a dizzying array of functions, from cell cycle and division to organelle and ribosome biogenesis, as well as the response to viral infection. The protein plays at least two role
July 1, 2012|
Despite its discovery as a protein that seems to show up everywhere, at least in eukaryotic cells, researchers are only beginning to scratch the surface of all of the cellular functions involving ubiquitin.
May 1, 2012|
A transition-state mimic has the power to bind an enzyme at its tipping point as strongly as any available inhibitor and more strongly than most, preventing enzymatic activity.
March 1, 2012|
A lot changes in a child’s body over the course of development, and not all changes occur linearly: gene expression can fluctuate, and organs can perform different functions on the way to their final purpose in the body. Here are some of the key deve