ON THE MEND
: Scientists recently reported success in helping heal ulcers in mice by reprogramming skin cells (green) in the wounds.
Posted: September 6, 2018
M. Kurita et al., Nature
, doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0477-4, 2018. Courtesy of Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte
: This micrograph shows a snail, with its shell removed, that is infected with schistosome parasites (blue).
Posted: July 12, 2018
B. Wang et al., eLife
, doi:10.7554/eLife.35449, 2018. Courtesy of Bo Wang, Stanford University
NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
: This year, researchers identified two distinct cell types, present in the inner layer of human breast epithelium, labeled in green and red, with the nuclei appearing blue.
Posted: June 7, 2018
Q.H. Nguyen et al., Nat Commun,
doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04334-1, 2018. Courtesy of Kai Kessenbrock, Phd
The recently developed Mitotic Cell Atlas captures the interaction between up to seven protein types in dividing cells.
Posted: September 13, 2018
Y. Cai et al., Nature
, doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0518-z, 2018. Courtesy of Arina Rybina And Julius Hossain, Ellenberg Group, EMBL
PARASITE STOPPED IN ITS TRACK
: Researchers in Australia have discovered a novel way to halt Toxoplasma gondii
infection by disabling a protein that drives the parasite's replication.
Posted: September 26, 2018
A.D. Uboldi et al., PLOS Biol
, doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.2005642, 2018. Courtesy of Walter And Eliza Hall Institute, Australia