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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)

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

(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

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

Pregnant Venus. The other side of stress molecules

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
A unique cable system directs substances to the exits of secretory cells
 A Molecular Radar
Molecular "radar" developed at the Institute enables scientists to track the progress of  messages within a living cell...
Fitness Test for Hormones
From pregnancy to potency, hormones are involved in regulating basic body functions. It is, therefore, often crucial to know...
Tumor Dependence on Blood Vessels Traced

A non-invasive MRI method shows how new blood vessel development feeds tumor growth

Two Proteins with Therapeutic Potential Discovered
New compounds may help combat septic shock and cerebral malaria