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Cells today and tomorrow Sept. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 11, 2014
Updated: 18 hours ago

Cells today and tomorrow: Sept. 11-18

Stem cells

Retinal cells from stem cells implanted into woman's eye

http://www.nature.com/news/japanese-woman-is-first-recipient-of-next-generation-stem-cells-1.15915

Full, free article, image, links from Nature

Turning back the program for skin cells to become leukocytes

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/09/method-turns-skin-cells-immune-fighting-white-blood-cells?et_cid=4148314&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. Tech.

Resetting the stem cell clock back

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/human-stem-cell-clock-reset-to-zero/81250343/

Full, free essay, images from GEN

Antibodies coat nanoparticles to find stem cells

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/stem-cells-directly-steered-to-injured-organs/81250330/

Short, free item from GEN

The big business of the cell

Treat the muscles, not the genes in muscular dystrophy

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/09/muscular-dystrophy-repair-muscles-not-genetic-defect?et_cid=4155901&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, images from R&D Mag.

Mental mouse: human brain gene speeds learning

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/15/us-science-mice-brain-idUSKBN0HA21M20140915

Full, free story from Reuters

Some rare genes that increase Type II diabetes risk

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/09/newly-spotted-genetic-variants-increase-diabetes-risk?et_cid=4156929&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Biosci. Tech.

The genetics of schizophrenia

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/09/schizophrenia-actually-8-genetic-disorders?et_cid=4154502&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

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Cell biology this week: Sept. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, September 04, 2014
Updated: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Cell biology this week: Sept. 4-11

Thanks this week to 'net detective A.J. Petto 

Thanks for the membrane

Fragile cell membrane of an RBC

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40940/title/Image-of-the-Day--Membrane-Map/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist

Light switch on glutamate receptors reveals neuron activity

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/09/shining-light-brain-circuits-study-learning-memory?et_cid=4140683&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from R&D Mag.

The big business of the cell

Check out this month's FASEB J.

http://www.fasebj.org/content/28/8.toc

Free abstracts from table of contents

Paneth cells help spread of HIV in intestine

http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/564733/20140901/hiv-gut-treatment-infection.htm#.VAhzztJdXzi

Newspaper story

Chromosomes and genes

Meet the Iceman's genes

Fhttp://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40910/title/The-Iceman-Cometh/

Free, short explanation, video from The Scientist

Three genes linked to IQ

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/09/intelligence-inheritance-3-genes-add-iq-score?et_cid=4144089&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from BioSci. Tech.

Sofa spud's revenge: sitting lengthens telomeres

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/sitting-less-may-help-you-live-longer/81250306/

Complete, free report from GEN

Where do your genes come from

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wG-pFO5vRQU&feature=youtu.be

Short, free YouTube

RNA template for DNA repair in yeasts

http://www.news.gatech.edu/2014/09/03/study-shows-cellular-rna-can-template-dna-repair-yeast

Press release from Georgia Tech

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The best in cell news: Aug. 28-Sept. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 28, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The best in cell news: Aug. 28-Sept. 4

Thanks this week to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Nervous system cells

Gene linked to GABA production, alcohol dependence

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/08/scientists-link-alcohol-dependence-gene-neurotransmitter?et_cid=4123112&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Retrograde movement of rabies virus

http://www.plospathogens.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.ppat.1004348

Full, free article, image, references from PLoS Path.

Ganglion cells from a mouse retina

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40879/title/Image-of-the-Day--Retinal-Receiver/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist

The big business of the cells

Henrietta Lack's legacy: "Common Rule" changing again

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/immortal-cells-from-henrietta-lacks-lead-to-updated-rules-on-genomic-data-sharing/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140902

Full, free report, image, links from Sci. Am.

Why have sex?

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40333/title/The-Sex-Paradox/

Complete, free article, images, linked citations from The Scientist

A better understanding of cell movement

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140828142750.htm

Full, free essay, image, reference from Sci. Daily

Regeneration

Creating new articular cartilage

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/08/nose-knee-engineered-cartilage-regenerates-joints?et_cid=4124383&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free report, images from Biosci. Tech.


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Join the cellabration: Aug. 21-28

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 21, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Join the cellabration: Aug. 21-28

The big business of the cell

Gene protects against heart attacks and strokes

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/gene-variant-found-protective-against-heart-attack-and-stroke/81250267/

Short, free item from
GEN

Coronary endothelium as myocardial stem cells in mice

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/endothelial-cells-found-to-function-like-cardiac-stem-cells/81250262/

Full, free story from
GEN

Regeneration


Functional thymus grown in lab

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/08/fully-functional-immune-organ-grown-lab-created-cells?et_cid=4117650&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, video from
Biosci. Tech.

Why can't humans just grow new limbs?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/genetic-programs-driving-lizard-tail-regrowth-merely-idle-in-humans/81250265/

Complete, free report from GEN

If you shave, it will grow back faster. True or false?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fact-or-fiction-if-you-shave-or-wax-your-hair-will-come-back-thicker/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140826

Full, free story from
Sci. Am.

A protein regenerated in muscular dystrophy

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/08/researchers-restore-protein-muscular-dystrophy?et_cid=4111365&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, images from Drug discov. & develop.


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Cells alive: Aug. 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, August 14, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Cells alive: Aug. 14-21
Red blood cell changes with high triglycerides

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1315541?query=TOC

Short, free note, images from
New Engl. j. Med.

Where do hematopoetic stem cells come from?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/08/new-blood-tracing-beginnings-hematopoietic-stem-cells?et_cid=4099954&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free report, image from Biosci. Tech.

The waves in the cytoplasm

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/08/inside-cell-ocean-buffeting-waves?et_cid=4099951&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free essay, images from R&D Mag.

Gene for lupus found

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/08/dna-sequencing-spots-genetic-key-lupus?et_cid=4107655&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Biosci. Tech.

Reactivating an ancient gene

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/08/reactivated-gene-sets-immune-system-back-500m-years?et_cid=4107655&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item, images from Biosci. Tech.



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The living cell: Aug. 7-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, August 08, 2014
Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The living cell: Aug. 7-14

The empire strikes back: immunity and inflammation


New immune systems for those with HIV

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/blogs/2014/08/creating-new-immune-systems-hiv-patients?et_cid=4084263&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay from
Biosci. Tech.

Stopping osteoporosis by stopping bone inflammation

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/08/gene-slows-bone-loss-promotes-bone-formation?et_cid=4095945&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. Tech.


The big business of the cell


Why do tendons age?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/08/clues-aging-tendons-unlocked?et_cid=4084263&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. Tech.

Need a picture of Ebola virus particle budding?

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40757/title/Image-of-the-Day--Ebola-Emerging/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist


Nervous tissue


Rebuilding a brain in rats?

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40747/title/Lab-Grown-3-D-Brain-Tissue-Mimics-Cortex/

Full, free story, image, links from
The Scientist

Netrins: molecular back loaders--plugging in neurons

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/08/scientists-unravel-mystery-brain-cell-growth?et_cid=4093024&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from R&D Mag.

Genetics

Criticism for a genetics book

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/book-that-links-genetic-variation-race-and-evolution-said-to-misrepresent-science/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140812

Complete, free report, links from
Sci. Am.

Rewriting the genome to change thalassemia


http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40691/title/CRISPR-Corrects-Blood-Disorder-Gene/

Full, free story, image, links, reference from The Scientist

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Cell and basic biology

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 20, 2013
Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Come to the cell-a-thon: July 31-Aug. 1

The big business of the cell

Fossil viruses

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-353206.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=68f0b62660-pcr-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-68f0b62660-87291326#.U-KdSNJdXzg

Full, free story, images, reference from
BioTechniq.

Inherited epigenetic effects?


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/new-study-looks-how-epigenetic-effects-are-passed-down?et_cid=4074153&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Membrane biomarkers distinguish brown and white fat

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40621/title/Markers-Distinguish--Good--from--Bad--Fat/

Full, free essay from
The Scientist

Sodium and potassium gates share common control origins

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/07/common-element-ancient-origin-controls-na-ca-cellular-gates?et_cid=4027743&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Drug discov. & develop.

See-through mouse

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25983-detergent-treatment-turns-a-mouse-seethrough.html

Full, free article, images, link to original abstract from New Sci.

Regeneration


Extracellular matrix attracts skeletal muscle stem cells

http://www.voanews.com/content/pig-bladder-helps-patients-stem-cells-grow-missing-muscles/1971525.html

Short, free text, video from
Voice of Am.

Corneal tissue grown from stem cells

http://consumer.healthday.com/eye-care-information-13/eye-and-vision-problem-news-295/scientists-use-special-stem-cells-to-grow-human-corneas-in-mice-689404.html

Short, free item from HealthDay News

Genetics

Mosaicism and rare disease mutations

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/mosaicism-study-clarifies-parents-source-new-mutations?et_cid=4076722&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from
Biosci. Tech.

Cytology this week: July 24-31

The big business of the cell


Odontoblasts arise from glia cells of peripheral nerves

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/teeth-sprout-from-glia-derived-stem-cells/81250160/

​Full, free story from GEN

Previously unknown bacteriophage in 50% of human gut

http://www.rdmag.com/videos/2014/07/novel-virus-discovered-half-world%E2%80%99s-population?et_cid=4065557&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

​Complete, free report from
R&D Mag.

Tumor suppressor activated during mitosis

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/upending-cancer-dogma?et_cid=4027965&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Chromosomes and genes


Functional DNA in humans: 8.2% only

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/only-82-dna-%E2%80%98functional%E2%80%99?et_cid=4064510&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Novel genetic risks for parkinsonism

Full, free item, image from
Biosci. Tech.

Genetic input into age of menarche

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-28417485

Full, free essay from BBC News

Condensed chromatin model

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=72643

​Press release from NSF

Better stem cell making in the future?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2014/07/cloning-offers-intriguing-stem-cell-making-tips?et_cid=4070061&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

​Complete, free item from Biosci. Tech.

The cells speak: July 17-24

HIV

Editing HIV out of the genome

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40531/title/Genome-Editing-Cuts-Out-HIV/

Complete, free story, image, original reference from The Scientist

Some HIV particles more invective than others

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/07/all-hiv-not-created-equal-scientists-can-identify-which-viruses-cause-infection?et_cid=4057457&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item, image from R&D Mag.

The embryo

Looking at cell movements during development

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/07/reconstructing-animal%E2%80%99s-development-cell-cell?et_cid=4058451&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, video from
Biosci. Tech.

Sensory and motor neurons growing to make spinal nerves

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40545/title/Image-of-the-Day--Converging-Neurons/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist

The big business of the cell

Apoptosis inhibitors in autoimmunity and cancers similar?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/07/autoimmune-disorders-cancer-share-apoptosis-inhibitors?et_cid=4061832&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free story, image from
Drug discov. & develop.

Is cystic fibrosis two diseases?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/cystic-fibrosis-might-be-2-diseases/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140719

Full, free article, image from
Sci. Am.

Epigenetics and dopamine

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/epigenetic-link-to-neuropsychiatric-disorders-discovered/81250132/

Full, free story from
GEN

The role of astrocytes in Down Syndrome


http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/support-cells-brain-play-important-role-down-syndrome?et_cid=4054895&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from
Biosci. Tech.

Mesenchymal stem cells enhance muscle cell repair

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/stem-cells-aid-muscle-repair-and-strengthening-after-resistance-exercise?et_cid=4060468&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free item from Biosci. Tech.


Genes and only genes

Tracking down epigenetic processes

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/new-technique-maps-lifes-effects-our-dna?et_cid=4058451&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, image from
Biosci. Tech.

Archaic human gene: why the specialized hypoxic response?


http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-352733.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=e2790510b5-cell-biology-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-e2790510b5-87291326#.U8gImuNdXzi

Complete, full report, link to original abstract from BioTechniq.

The cell is fundamental: July 10-17
Genetic program that changes stem cells into blood cells

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/stem-cells-turned-into-blood/81250105/

Full, free essay, image from
GEN

Opposing microtubules

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/Microtubule-Tug-of-War/biotechniques-352519.html#.U8BB6dddXzg

Full, free report, reference from
BioTechniq.

Ribosomal genes have alternative instructions in humans

http://umdrightnow.umd.edu/news/human-cells%E2%80%99-protein-factory-has-alternate-operating-manual

Press release, image from NSF

The best in cell news: July 3-10

The chromosomes

Have Type II diabetes: blame your grandparents--epigenetics

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/diet-during-pregnancy-linked-to-diabetes-in-grandchildren/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140711

Full, free story from Sci. Am.

1500-year old Down Syndrome case


http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25848-oldest-case-of-downs-syndrome-from-medieval-france.html#.U7q9ztddXzg

Full, free essay, image from
New Sci.

Telomerase and aging

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/2014/07/05/aging-too-much-telomerase-can-be-as-bad-as-too-little/

Full, free blog, links from
Sci. Am.

Genetics

What's behind hypertichosis (=inappropriate hariness)?

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-352456.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=32bc2469ea-pcr-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-32bc2469ea-87291326#.U7xD6NddXzh


Full, free article, image from
BioTechniq.

Turning on the myelination switch


http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/myelination-master-switch-in-brain-stem-cells-discovered/81250047/

Complete, free report from GEN

About 50% of the genes enabling math also help for reading

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/breaking-news-same-genes-drive-math-reading-ability?et_cid=4036351&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

Gene protects against Alzheimer Disease


http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/protective-gene-staves-off-dementia/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140701

Full, free story, images, reference, all from Sci. Am.

Age-related mutations in mitochondria common

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-mitochondria-genetic-defect-20140707-story.html

Newspaper story

Regeneration and modifications

Colony forming cells act as stem cell "buddies"


http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/buddy-system-boosts-stem-cell-survival/81250062/

Complete, free report, image from
GEN

Giving GI cells a new mission: make insulin

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/gutting-out-a-cure-for-diabetes-human-gi-cells-retrained-to-make-insulin/81250045/

Full, free item from
GEN

RBC's can be genetically altered to carry therapies

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/future-soldiers-could-be-protected-against-germ-warfare-by-genetically-modified-blood-cells-9574123.html

Newspaper story

The big business of the cell

Sexual reproduction

http://www.hapsweb.org/?page=WhatsNewInAP

A guide to a full issue on the topic from The Scientist

New findings in cell signaling mechanism

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/07/new-discovery-living-cell-signaling?et_cid=4034049&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item, image from R&D Mag.

The evolution of the ribosome

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/07/evolution-lifes-operating-system-revealed-detail?et_cid=4025657&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free article, images from Biosci. Tech.

Have you looked at this month's FASEB J?

http://www.fasebj.org/content/28/7.cover-expansion

Free abstracts

Join the CELLebration: June 26-July 3
Thanks this week to 'net detective Brian Salisbury

The big business of the cells

How do cells make ribosomal proteins?


http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/06/140623094624.htm

Full, free report, image from Sci. Daily

Estimated human gene set reduced again: 19,000 now

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40441/title/Human-Gene-Set-Shrinks-Again/

Full, free article, links, image from The Scientist

Comparing Alzheimer Disease and Down Syndrome

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/down-syndrome-and-alzheimer-s-disease-have-a-lot-in-common/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140624

Full, free story, image from
Sci. Am.

What's going wrong in Huntington Disease?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/06/researchers-find-fatal-cellular-malfunction-huntington%E2%80%99s?et_cid=4012498&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free essay from
Drug discov. & develop.

Electricity and cells

Electrical switching due to pressure found in cells

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2014/06/ferroelectric-switching-seen-biological-tissues?et_cid=4012123&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free essay, image from
R&D Mag.

Taking another look at Miller's classical experiment

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=76587

Press release, video from NSF

The cell story: June 19-26
Thanks this week to 'net detective Brian Salisbury

Astrocytes: taking out the trash

http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/media/releases/neurons_get_their_neighbors_to_take_out_their_trash

Press release, image from Johns Hopkins

The molecular clock and evolution

http://www.uchospitals.edu/news/2014/20140619-thornton.html

Press release from Univ. Chicago Med. Cent.

Your best spot for cell news: June 12-19

Thanks this week to 'net detective Paul Blumstein

Chromosomes and genes

Is the Y chromosome on its way out?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-male-sex-chromosome-isn-t-shrinking/?&WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20140617

Full, free essay from
Sci. Am.

Tetrameric chimerism


http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa013452

Full, free article, graphics, linked citations from
New Engl. j. Med.

Fingerprint inheritance


http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/succession-science-are-fingerprint-patterns-inherited/?&WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20140612

Full, free lab procedure from
Sci. Am.

Extreme scoliosis and two uncommon mutations

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/severe-scoliosis-linked-rare-gene-mutations?et_cid=3998695&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from
Biosci. Tech.

The big business of the cell

Mitochondria: not just about ATP synthesis


http://www.biotechniques.com/news/Beyond-The-Powerhouse/biotechniques-352247.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=1ca88cc1f2-cell-biology-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-1ca88cc1f2-87291326#.U5nFnNJdXzj

Complete, free report, images, reference from BioTechniques

Journey through brain cell's microtubules

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/06/scientists-take-tubular-journey-through-brain-cells?et_cid=3998695&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay, video from
Biosci. Tech.

W
hat the cells are up to now: June 5-12

Stem cells

Light-sensitive retinal cells from stem cell in vitro

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/06/stem-cells-helps-create-light-sensitive-retina-dish?et_cid=3987646&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from
Biosci. Tech.

Polio contaminating a line of fetal glial cells


http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40143/title/Virus-Detected-in-Human-Cell-Line/

Short, free report, links from The Scientist

The big business of the cell

Cell movement without actin but using "osmotic engine"


http://www.biotechniques.com/news/Cells-on-the-Move/biotechniques-352099.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=8f71a0da90-weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-8f71a0da90-87291326#.U5HZkdJdXzg

Complete, free article, references from
BioTechniques

Mediator, the cell transcription machine of many proteins


http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/gene-transcription-machinery-finely-mapped-in-3d/81249947/

Full, free essay from GEN

Have you seen this month's FASEB J's table of contents?

http://www.fasebj.org/content/28/6.toc

Free abstracts

Genetics

Gene-edited CD-4 lymphocytes resist HIV


http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2014-06/10/hiv-resistance-genome-editing

Full, free report, links from Wired

He developed the Ames test for mutagens

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40054/title/Mutagens-and-Multivitamins/

Complete, free profile, links from
The Scientist

Cell biology this week: May 29-June 5


The big business of the cell

Disposing of misfolded proteins in the cell

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/protein-tag-team-disposes-of-misfolded-proteins/81249926/

Complete, free article, image from
GEN

Doing mitochondrial research


http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/39779/title/The-Energizer/

Full, free report from The Scientist

How do cells deal with the "noise" of daily activities?

http://www.simonsfoundation.org/quanta/20140522-inside-the-din-cells-fight-noise-with-noise/

Full, free essay from Quanta Mag.

Taking a peek at the cytoskeleton

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40076/title/Spotlight-on-the-Cytoskeleton/

Short, free item, image, video from The Scientist

Stem cells

Neurons tell stem cells to make new neurons

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/neurons-signal-stem-cells-to-make-new-neurons/81249939/

Full, free essay, image from
GEN

Low power light encourages stem cells to start teeth

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/05/light-coaxes-stem-cells-repair-teeth?et_cid=3966735&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story, images from Biosci. Tech.

Genetics

Single-gene error linked to early inflammatory bowel disorder

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/39762/title/The-Youngest-Victims/

Complete, free article, link to original abstract, all from The Scientist

Found: gene for blond hair

http://www.today.com/health/scientists-discover-blonde-gene-2D79736774

Short, free item from
NBC News

Looking for those that thrive without manifesting bad genes

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/genetic-heroes-may-be-key-to-treating-debilitating-diseases/?&WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20140603

Complete, free story, image, links from
Sci. Am.

Maintaining sex determination lifelong


http://www.health.umn.edu/news-releases/male-and-female-sex-cell-determination-requires-lifelong-maintenance-and-protection

Press release from Univ. Minn.

The cell links are multiplying: May 22-June 5


Switching nitrogenous bases in cell differentiation

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2014/05/genetic-switching-element-differentiates-stem-cells?et_cid=3955424&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from
Drug discov. & develop.

RBC's in a clot

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/40055/title/Image-of-the-Day--Caught-in-a-Clot/

Brief explanation, image from
The Scientist

The Y chromosome has wide-ranging roles


http://www.biotechniques.com/news/An-Elite-Set-of-Genes/biotechniques-351936.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=2aa962fe1d-weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-2aa962fe1d-87291326#.U39n7tJdXzg

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BioTechniques

Stem cell work in Lebanon


http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Culture/Lifestyle/2014/May-22/257317-a-brave-new-world-stem-cell-therapy-in-lebanon.ashx?utm_medium=email&utm_source=transactional&utm_campaign=Newsletter#axzz32SvYwQJF

Newspaper story

Cell news this week: May 15-22

A vesicle full of cell news

HIV assembling

http://www.rdmag.com/videos/2014/05/watching-hiv-bud-cells?et_cid=3947995&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item, video from
R&D Mag.

Gene testing proves she wasn't a Titanic survivor

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/39761/title/Unsinkable-Evidence/

Full, free piece from
The Scientist

Is this the gene behind the blood-brain barrier?


http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/breaking-through-the-blood-brain-barrier/81249872/

Short, free report from GEN

Brain injuries in preemies is genetic

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/05/risk-brain-injury-genetic?et_cid=3948723&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay from Biosci. Tech.

The mighty mitochondrion

Mitochondrial study: were they really The First Nations? Yes.

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2014/05/breaking-news-genes-may-verify-earliest-american-inhabitants?et_cid=3942747&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report from
Biosci. Tech.

Why shouldn't paternal mitochondria be passed along too?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2014/05/where-have-all-mitochondria-gone?et_cid=3942565&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, video from Biosci. Tech.

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