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Molecular Cell Biology

RiboSNitches: these RNA segments in the mother and father have slightly different sequences, but very different folding patterns
15.05.2014

Folds in the RNA strands called RiboSNitches may affect protein function 
 

stem state infographic
01.05.2014

The path from stem cell to mature adult cell is not a one-way street

(l-r) Drs. Harry and BenjaminTowbin and Nora
01.01.2014

Drs. Harry Towbin and Benjamin Towbin talk about what drew them to the Weizmann Institute

eating right
03.12.2013

A unique experiment explores the connection between the food we eat and our gut microbiota

Senescent liver cells in culture
08.10.2013

Dr. Valery Krizhanovsky wants to know what happens to our cells when they age

Without the c-Kit gene, colon cancer cells grow in a disorderly, aggregated manner and are invasive (A); when c-Kit expression is restored in these cells, they revert to a more normal organization (B)
15.09.2013

A cancer-causing gene can prevent the deadly spread of a tumor at a later point in malignancy

(l-r) Dr. Sigalit Boura-Halfon, Hadas Shatz-Azoulay, Dr. Eytan Elhanan, Prof. Yehial Zick, Roi Isaac, Dr. Yaron Vinik, Prof. Sanford Simpson, Itai Efodi, Prof. Rivka Pollak and Sarina Striem
05.06.2013

“Feel-good” drugs like Prozac may have an unwanted side effect: diabetes

(l-r) Dr. Ofer Shoshani and Prof. Dov Zipori
24.02.2013
Future stem cell therapies might depend on our ability to chose those that won’t turn...
(l-r) Amir Bar, Dr. Amos Tanay, Netta Mendelson-Cohen, Prof. Varda Rotter, Dr. Zohar Mukamel, Naomi Goldfinger, Gilad Landan and Dr. Alina Molchadsky
10.02.2013

Surprising changes in certain genomic markers may help explain how cells can turn cancerous as they age and divide

Stem cells (alkaline phosphatase staining) from the lab of Dr. Jacob Hanna
20.08.2012

When a critical step in stem cell differentiation goes awry, it can lead to cancer

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