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Nobel Prize–Winning Biologist Dies
Catherine Offord | Feb 20, 2018
Günter Blobel, known for his work on the signal hypothesis of protein targeting, has died from cancer at age 81.
Nuclear Pores Come into Sharper Focus
André Hoelz, Daniel H. Lin | Dec 1, 2016
Solving a long-standing structural puzzle will open the door to understanding one of the cell’s most enigmatic machines.
Structural Details of Endoplasmic Reticulum Revealed
Jef Akst | Oct 28, 2016
The ribosome-associated organelle consists of tightly packed tubes, not flat sheets as previously believed, according to new super-resolution microscopy images.
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2015
Without a vacuole, cell-cycle progression stalls out in yeast cells.
New Route to Hearing Loss Mapped
Kerry Grens | Nov 5, 2015
Deficiency in a protein called pejvakin makes inner ear cells more vulnerable to sound, unable to brace themselves against oxidative stress stimulated by noise.
Kate Yandell | Dec 1, 2013
Membrane twists connect stacked endoplasmic reticulum sheets.
One Man's Trash...
Kerry Grens | Dec 1, 2013
Scientists who dared to waste their time looking at the midbody, a remnant of cell division, have catapulted the organelle to new prominence.
Wallace F. Marshall | Dec 1, 2013
The causes of a cell’s three-dimensional structure remain a fundamental mystery of cell biology.
New Organelle: The Tannosome
Kerry Grens | Sep 23, 2013
Researchers identify a structure in plants responsible for the production of tannins.
Give Me a Hug
Tia Ghose | Feb 1, 2012
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