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Molecular Genetics

disease chart
11.05.2017

New developments in genetic databases will make it easier than ever to identify the molecular basis of disease

man,woman,dna
03.05.2017

Genes that are mostly active in one sex or the other may play a crucial role in our evolution and health  

slow: beginning translation
06.03.2017

Slowing ribosomes as they "enter" the RNA highway keeps protein production flowing

Sperm individualization
19.05.2016

How does a sperm cell become an "individual?"

 

 

 

Prof. Maya Schuldiner and fluorescent cells
22.02.2016

Stuck proteins may contribute to aging

fruit fly larval salivary gland
01.01.2016

How do the cells that secrete saliva or tears handle the load? 

Bones of mice at different ages, imaged with three-dimensional computer tomography. A core element at the center of the bone (highlighted in different colors) enabled the scientists to align different bones for comparison
19.12.2015

How do bones retain their proportions as they grow? 

Starving yeast cells
06.10.2015

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SuperPaths: A map of human biological pathways. Each node represents a biological pathway and every line shows a connection between pathways. Every connected set is a SuperPath containing several related pathways.
27.05.2015

SuperPaths provide a global online resource of genetic interactions

Muscle fibers of a fruit fly larva viewed under a confocal microscope: A normal fiber has normally-shaped, properly distributed nuclei (A), whereas the nuclei of fibers with mutated MSP-300 or its interacting proteins Klar and Klaroid are distorted and distributed abnormally (B, C and D)
11.02.2015

Why do muscles lose their strength without exercise?

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