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Molecular Cell Biology

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

Judging DNA by Its Cover
23.07.2012

A newly-discovered molecular mechanism might explain the link between stem cells and cancer
 

rewriting DNA illustration
31.05.2012

New Weizmann Institute technology speeds up DNA “rewriting” and measures the effects of the changes in living cells
 

(l-r) Profs. Benjamin Geiger and Joachim Spatz
23.05.2012

A biologist and a materials scientist create a new approach to understanding living cell mechanics

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.

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