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calcium
Image of the Day: Actin Burst
The Scientist Staff and The Scientist Staff | Dec 6, 2017 | 1 min read
Researchers are looking at actin polymerization and calcium uptake in human cells to study mitochondrial division.
Not So Noncoding
Jenny Rood | Jun 1, 2015 | 2 min read
An RNA thought to be noncoding in fact encodes a small protein that regulates calcium uptake in muscle.
Crack Control
Dan Cossins | Mar 1, 2013 | 2 min read
Nanoscale cracks in bone dissipate energy to protect against fracture, a process that appears to be regulated by the interaction of two proteins.
Flickering Neurons
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2013 | 3 min read
Fluorescent calcium sensors in transgenic mice give a real-time readout of neuronal activity.
Calcium and the Pancreas
Ole H. Petersen, Oleg V. Gerasimenko, and Julia V. Gerasimenko | Feb 1, 2012 | 1 min read
Normal pancreatic function depends on the precise flow of calcium within and into the acinar cells of the organ. 
The War Within
Ole H. Petersen, Oleg V. Gerasimenko, and Julia V. Gerasimenko | Feb 1, 2012 | 9 min read
Unraveling the molecular causes of acute pancreatitis—a potentially deadly disease in which the pancreas essentially digests itself—is yielding clues to how it might be treated.
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