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Hormone

Gil Levkowitz
29.07.2019

Some hormones are kept in special nodes for quick release. New research reveals how one hormone is restocked and stored

social fish
21.02.2017

Fish with two genes for a crucial protein are helping researchers understand its function in neurodevelopmental disorders

what determines how big a plant will grow
12.06.2013

Most of the many factors for determining leaf size turn out to put on the brakes, rather than promote growth

Cover illustration: the zebrafish stress response
15.05.2012

A unique ON-OFF switch in the brain controls a main stress hormone

Neuron cover
23.02.2012

Both parts of the mechanism – ON and OFF receptors – are encoded in the same gene.

Three-dimensional structure of the neurohypophysis in a zebrafish embryo (the nerve fibers and blood vessels are genetically tagged with fluorescent proteins). This brain area provides an interface between nerve cells (green), arteries (purple) and veins (red)
04.01.2012
A surprising new function is discovered for the “hormone of love.”
Three-dimensional structure of the neurohypophysis in a zebrafish embryo (the nerve fibers and blood vessels are genetically tagged with fluorescent proteins). This brain area provides an interface between nerve cells (green), arteries (purple) and veins (red)
02.11.2011

Scientists reveal the structure of a brain area where hormones that regulate vital body processes pass into the blood. 

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(l-r) Standing: Einat Levy, Dr. Liat Rousso Noori and Eynat Finkelshtein. Sitting: Prof. Hilla Knobler, Dr. Alon Chen, Prof. Ari Elson and Dr. Yael Kuperman. Sensitivity
05.07.2011

Scientists reveal how mice lacking the PTPe protein consume fat and stay slim.

Pregnant Venus. The other side of stress molecules
08.05.2011

The “stress” molecules eliminated by common food supplements play a positive role in ovulation.

(l-r) Dr. R’ada Massarwa, Prof. Ben-Zion Shilo and Dr. Eyal Schejter. On the secreting edge
01.10.2009
A unique cable system directs substances to the exits of secretory cells

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