reactive oxygen species
Antioxidants Facilitate Melanoma Metastasis
Antioxidants Facilitate Melanoma Metastasis
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 7, 2015
Two compounds boost the ability of melanoma cells to invade other tissues in mice, providing additional evidence that antioxidants can be beneficial to malignant cells as well as healthy ones.
ROS Can Shorten or Lengthen Life
ROS Can Shorten or Lengthen Life
Kerry Grens | Feb 13, 2015
Reactive oxygen species have opposing effects on roundworm longevity depending on whether these molecules are in the mitochondria or the cytoplasm.
The Energizer
The Energizer
Megan Scudellari | May 1, 2014
György Hajnóczky uncovers the chemical and physical strategies by which mitochondria communicate and function within a cell.
The Downside of Antibiotics?
The Downside of Antibiotics?
Ruth Williams | Jul 3, 2013
Bacteria-killing antibiotics might also damage a person’s tissues.
Shielding Cancer Cells from Damage
Tia Ghose | Nov 4, 2011
An alternative form of an enzyme involved in the glucose metabolism pathway protects cancer cells from oxidative stress.
The Genes of Parkinsonā€™s Disease
Bobby Thomas and M. Flint Beal | Feb 1, 2011
The minority of Parkinson’s cases now known to have genetic origins are shedding light on the cellular mechanisms of all the rest, bringing researchers closer to a cause—and perhaps a cure.