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Metabolism

Microbes Take their Sulfur Light
18.11.2014

A model explaining the preferences of deep-sea microbes can help reveal the ancient past – as well as predict the future

Bacterial colonies that express different metabolites
17.09.2013
Getting bacteria to produce an algal substance means adjusting an entire gene network...
Tube map for plants
02.04.2012

Plant breeders may soon be using “Underground maps” to improve their crops

Wild type yeast cells (l) exhibit changes in the membrane pump proteins under different nutrient conditions, while yeast engineered to avoid repressing one transporter type (r) show no change
19.03.2012

Why do cells keep two pump systems for nutrient uptake?

Weizmann Institute Scientists Discover How Cells Brace for Starvation
22.02.2012

Why do cells have two different pump mechanisms for nutrients?

clock illustration
24.01.2012

Dr. Gad Asher wants to know why our bodies need clocks in every cell.

A cross section of a mouse liver lobule under a fluorescence microscope. The middle layer reveals an abundance of messenger RNA molecules (white dots) for the gene encoding hepcidin, the iron-regulating hormone
13.02.2017

Tracking gene expression patterns for 20,000 genes in 1,500 cells revealed a mosaic of activities