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Biological Regulation

nitrogen in malignant and normal liver
13.08.2018

Tests show that too little of this basic element is as problematic as too much 

Cross-section of the inner lining of a human gut adjacent to a cancerous tumor
30.05.2018

The findings suggest that boosting signals in certain cells and not in others might even help treat colon cancer 

(l-r) Prof. Ido Amit and Prof. Amos Tanay
30.10.2017

Weizmann Institute scientists have been chosen to participate in the international project to map every cell in the human body

Yarden_tekes
04.05.2017

The Prize acknowledges Yarden's life-saving cancer research

Left: normal nerve cells; right cells genetically engineered to neutralize MTCH2. Fluorescent proteins reveal the calcium uptake in the mitochondria of these cells. The genetically engineered cells reveal dramatically less calcium uptake – evidence of the crucial role this gene plays in mitochondria function
23.04.2017

Understanding how a gene studied in one lab affects the basic element researched in another may reveal what goes wrong in Alzheimer's 

Mutations shed light on cancer
24.11.2015

In children, lack of a protein causes a dangerous disease. Why do cancer cells suppress the same protein?

Bone marrow EPCR+ hematopoietic (blood-forming) stem cell in an anticoagulant niche
03.11.2015

How does the body keep replenishing the supply of blood cells all our lives? Two pathways must work together

A three-dimensional reconstruction of the mitochondrial volume: The volume is larger (yellow and red) in blood-forming stem cells lacking MTCH2 (right), and relatively smaller (blue and green) in regular blood-forming stem cells
09.09.2015

The wake-up call for blood stem cells comes with a jolt of energy  

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