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PD-L1 in Extracellular Vesicles May Help Glioblastoma Evade Immunotherapies
PD-L1 in Extracellular Vesicles May Help Glioblastoma Evade Immunotherapies
Jim Daley | Mar 8, 2018
The discovery suggests that the immune checkpoint can operate at a further distance from tumor cells than previously believed.
Neurons Use Virus-Like Proteins to Transmit Information
Neurons Use Virus-Like Proteins to Transmit Information
Diana Kwon | Jan 15, 2018
In mice and flies, the Arc protein forms capsids and carries genetic information.
Macrophages Physically Relay Signals Between Cell Types
Macrophages Physically Relay Signals Between Cell Types
Catherine Offord | May 1, 2017
Time-lapse imaging shows the immune cells transferring chemical signals during pigment pattern formation in developing zebrafish.
Infographic: How the Zebrafish Got Its Stripes
Infographic: How the Zebrafish Got Its Stripes
Catherine Offord | Apr 30, 2017
Immune cells called macrophages shuttle cellular messages in the skin.
Neuron Signaling Persists, Faintly, Even When Key Presynaptic Proteins Are Absent
Neuron Signaling Persists, Faintly, Even When Key Presynaptic Proteins Are Absent
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 1, 2016
Results from experiments in mice revise a long-held hypothesis that certain protein scaffolds are needed for synaptic activity.
Palade Particles, 1955
Palade Particles, 1955
Kerry Grens | Feb 1, 2014
Electron microscopy led to the first identification of what would later be known as ribosomes.
Palade and His Particles
Palade and His Particles
Kerry Grens | Feb 1, 2014
Nobel Laureate Christian de Duve discusses the impact of George Palade’s work on ribosomes.
Microbes Expel Swarms of Vesicles
Microbes Expel Swarms of Vesicles
Kerry Grens | Jan 10, 2014
Scientists present the first evidence that marine cyanobacteria release vesicles—billions and billions of vesicles.
Week in Review: October 7–11
Week in Review: October 7–11
Jef Akst | Oct 11, 2013
Nobels awarded for vesicle trafficking and computational chemistry; building 3-D microbial communities; mislabeled microbes cause retractions
Vesicle Trafficking Trio Wins Nobel
Vesicle Trafficking Trio Wins Nobel
Kerry Grens | Oct 7, 2013
James Rothman, Randy Schekman, and Thomas Südhof share Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology.