calcium
Image of the Day: Actin Burst
Image of the Day: Actin Burst
The Scientist Staff | Dec 6, 2017
Researchers are looking at actin polymerization and calcium uptake in human cells to study mitochondrial division.
Not So Noncoding
Not So Noncoding
Jenny Rood | Jun 1, 2015
An RNA thought to be noncoding in fact encodes a small protein that regulates calcium uptake in muscle.
Crack Control
Crack Control
Dan Cossins | Mar 1, 2013
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
Flickering Neurons
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2013
Fluorescent calcium sensors in transgenic mice give a real-time readout of neuronal activity.
Calcium and the Pancreas
Calcium and the Pancreas
Ole H. Petersen, Oleg V. Gerasimenko, and Julia V. Gerasimenko | Feb 1, 2012
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
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.