Tag : Cell Proliferation

Biology

The Hippo pathway integrates PI3K–Akt signals with mechanical and polarity cues to control tissue growth

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by Nerea Borreguero-Muñoz, Georgina C. Fletcher, Mario Aguilar-Aragon, Ahmed Elbediwy, Zoé I. Vincent-Mistiaen, Barry J. Thompson The Hippo signalling pathway restricts cell proliferation in animal...
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Alternate cell growth pathway could open door to new treatments for metastatic cancers

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While researchers have a basic understanding of how primary cancer cells grow, less is known about metastasis, the deadly process by which cancers spread. Source...
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Researchers discover signaling protein that may protect parathyroid glands from hyperactivity

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Overactive parathyroid glands,which control the body’s blood calcium levels, can lead to kidney stones, neuropsychiatric disorders and bone abnormalities, particularly among elderly women. Source link...
Neurology

Study discovers origin of neurofibromas that develop throughout the skin of NF1 patients

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A study published today in PLOS ONE discovered the origin of severely disfiguring masses of cells, called neurofibromas, that gradually develop throughout the skin of...
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Cell scientist receives $1.9 million NIH grant to study muscle regeneration

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As people age, their muscle regeneration capacity declines in part because they can no longer make enough muscle stem cells to replace damaged tissue. Source...
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Scientists discover biological barrier that keeps cancer at bay

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Activins are proteins involved in a number of important biological functions, including the regulation of the menstrual cycle, cell proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis, metabolism, homeostasis, immune...
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Researchers uncover cellular resistance mechanisms to BRAF inhibitors in melanoma

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Melanoma is one of the most aggressive types of skin cancer, but recent advances in targeted therapies have improved the prognosis for many patients. Unfortunately,...
Biology

Brain expansion promoted by polycomb-mediated anterior enhancement of a neural stem cell proliferation program

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by Shahrzad Bahrampour, Carolin Jonsson, Stefan Thor During central nervous system (CNS) development, genetic programs establish neural stem cells and drive both stem and daughter...
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Customizing the Cellular Microenvironment to Improve Physiological Relevance

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An interview with Marie-Charlotte Manus, discussing a new technology called PRIMO that improves the physiological relevance of cells in culture. Source link...
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Two genomic tests help identify most effective treatment for breast cancer patients

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New results from a long-running trial to identify which new drugs or combinations of drugs are most effective in which types of breast cancer, show...
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Silencing of GULP1 gene expression plays important role in ovarian carcinogenesis

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Johns Hopkins researchers in collaboration with Insilico Medicine, a biotechnology company based in Rockville Maryland, identify that silencing of the GULP1 gene expression by methylation...

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