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Wallach and cell missing housekeeping functions
12.07.2017

Prof. David Wallach and his group reveal a protein that can kill a cell or save it

Two neonatal cardiomyocytes (stained red) undergoing cell division after treatment with NRG1. From the work of Prof. Eldad Tzahor
13.04.2015

When a heart attack strikes, heart muscle cells die and scar tissue forms, paving the way for heart failure. Cardiovascular diseases are a major...

A chicken heart muscle cell under a fluorescent microscope; the filaments consist of repeated subunits (bright dotted lines). The schematic representation shows three neighboring filaments; the black lines are the boundaries of their subunits, such that the lower filament is aligned with the middle one, while the upper one is not
26.02.2015
A new model shows that the filaments in heart muscle cells don't automatically keep the beat
 
Programmed Destruction
18.03.2013

Results showing the same signaling enzymes can trigger two different...

Sculpture: Igor Mitoraj
09.01.2013

Factors that direct the formation of the heart and face must network during embryonic development

Profs. Bernardo Vidne and Talila Volk. From human hearts to fruit fly hearts
02.04.2012

After a career as a top cardiac surgeon, Prof. Bernardo Vidne decided to get a Ph.D. in science

Dr. Karina Yaniv. New growth
07.03.2011

Dr. Karina Yaniv is overturning accepted theories on blood and lymph vessel formation.

Scientists Identify A Gene Causing A Fatal Heart Condition, Common In An Israeli Bedouin Tribe
04.05.2002
A team of researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Sheba Medical Center has identified a gene causing...

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