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Cytology help: Jan. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Cells in winter: Jan. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 12, 2017

The big business of the cell

Beautiful neurons

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/seeing-new-year?utm_source=BioInteractive+News&utm_campaign=1e4cd17b0a-BioInteractive_News_Vol_83_2016_10_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_98b2f5c6ba-1e4cd17b0a-69325713

Image, summary: HHMI

Odd monocytes and fibrosis

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2016/12/oddly-shaped-immune-cells-cause-fibrosis?et_cid=5744333&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5744333&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

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

Hidden gene responsible for this immunodeficiency

http://www.rdmag.com/article/2017/01/hidden-gene-mutation-linked-fatal-childhood-illnesses?et_cid=5787149&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5787149&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free story, link from R&D mag.

Epigenetics and national origins

https://elifesciences.org/content/6/e20532

Complete, free report, linked cites., images: eLife

Are these archea the origin of eukaryotic cells?

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v541/n7637/full/nature21031.html

Full, free article, linked cites., graphics: Nature

Stem cells

Stem cells to epicardium

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/01/researchers-use-stem-cells-regenerate-external-layer-human-heart?et_cid=5777373&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5777373&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full free essay, image: R&D mag.

Stem cells and vision restoration

http://www.livescience.com/57466-retina-transplant-from-stem-cells-restores-vision.html

Complete, free report, links: Livesci.

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Cells for the new year: Jan. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, January 10, 2017

The big business of the cell

Neurons affecting blood vessel growth

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/01/neurons-modulate-growth-blood-vessels?et_cid=5773237&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5773237&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report, image: R&D mag.

Fat v scar tissue

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/01/using-fat-help-wounds-heal-without-scars-1?et_cid=5766498&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5766498&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free item, images: R&D mag.

3-D view of cell pore

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47507/title/Early-3-D-Image-Analysis-Revealed-Surprising-Symmetry-in-the-Nuclear-Pore/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=40361517&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_eU8_H55obLI_l3Eu5Ko-zCodem2oCdBzNa_vG9NrzGMTNcItKdtY4U-SROLfnPdCbBFlkMMD5xLg6cnm_tkDsoIyrMw&_hsmi=40361517/

Full, free essay, links, image: The Scientist

Molecular motor in cell division can change directions

http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2017/jan/scientists-discover-molecular-motor-has-%E2%80%9Cgear%E2%80%9D-directional-switching

Press release, links, image: Oregon State U.

Nanotubes self-assembling

http://releases.jhu.edu/2017/01/05/captured-on-video-dna-nanotubes-build-a-bridge-between-two-molecular-posts/

Press release, links, video: Johns Hopkins U.

Genes

Glia cell gene expression changes with age

http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(16)31684-9

Full, free article, linked cites., images: Cell rep.

Genome analysis: who were the first in the Americas?

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/Digging-for-a-Tale-Genomic-Analysis-Solves-Mysteries-Surrounding-Americas-Earliest-People/biotechniques-361672.html#.WHOk5lUrLIU

Complete, free report, images, refs.: BioTechniq.

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Holiday cells: Dec. 16-Jan. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 16, 2016

Thanks to 'net detective Kevin Patton

Epithelium

Why the skin does not leak

http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-have-figured-out-why-human-skin-doesn-t-leak

Full, free essay, image, links: Sci. alert

What about those uncommon gut cells: the tuft cells?

http://jcb.rupress.org/content/192/5/706.2.full

Free abstract: J. cell biol.

The big business of the cell

Reprogramming mouse cells v aging

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/aging-is-reversible-at-least-in-human-cells-and-live-mice/

Complete, free blog: Sci. Am.

Deletion of calcium channels and myelination

http://www.jneurosci.org/content/36/42/10853

Free abstract: J. neurosci.

Connectomes and the neuron

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-do-connectomes-contribute-to-human-cognition/

Full, free blog from Sci. Am.

Chromosomes here and there

Why is that Neanderthal DNA still hanging around in us?

https://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13059-016-1098-6

Full, free article, linked cites., graphics: Genom. biol.

Serious PMS and disturbed gene network

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/severe-pms-linked-to-gene-network-disturbance/81253638?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20170103

Full, free essay, image: GEN

Issues with human mitochondrial genetic reengineering

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v540/n7632/pdf/nature20592.pdf

Free abstract, linked citations: Nature

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Cytology: Dec. 9-16

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, December 9, 2016
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Cytology today: Dec. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, December 1, 2016
Updated: Friday, December 2, 2016

Cytology today: Dec. 1-8

Thanks to 'net detective Kenneth Long and Kevin Patton

The big business of the cell

Cell signaling and the paralogs

http://www.rdmag.com/article/2016/12/scientists-discover-critical-function-proteins?et_cid=5716806&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5716806&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free item from R&D mag.

Taking a closer look: nuclear pores

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47529/title/Nuclear-Pores-Come-into-Sharper-Focus/

Full, free article, linked cites., images from The Scientist

Engineering a non-infective flu virus: uses odd amino acid

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/engineered-flu-virus-a-replicative-dud-but-stays-live/81253494

Full, free essay from GEN

Mice: Superior cervical ganglion neurons myelinated

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1259999/pdf/janat00139-0170.pdf

Full, free article, refs., graphics from J. anat.

Genes

Tumor suppressor gene directs change in adipocyte color

http://genesdev.cshlp.org/content/early/2016/12/02/gad.287953.116.abstract

Free abstract from Genes & develop.

Extra chromosome: tumor suppression common

http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2016/02/19/040162

Free abstract from bioRxiv

Genetic variants of diabetes genes

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1604304

Full, free essay, graphics from New Engl. j. med.

Stem cells

What are the risks/benefits of stem cell therapy?

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1613723?query=TOC

Full, free perspective item from New Engl. j. med.

Using stem cells to treat burns

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/12/biotech-company-uses-patients-stem-cells-heal-burns?et_cid=5712629&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5712629&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f12%2fbiotech-company-uses-patients-stem-cells-heal-burns%3fet_cid%3d5712629%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay, image from Biosci. Tech.

Rhino rescue with stem cells

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-365220.html

Complete, free report, links, refs from BioTechniq.

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Cell news: Nov. 21-30

Posted By David L. Evans, Monday, November 21, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Cell news: Nov. 21-30

Thanks to 'net detective Linda Moussakova

The big business of the cell

Autophagy: a poem

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4203543/

Free from Autophag. j.

Growing functional intestinal tissues with ENS intact

http://www.nature.com/articles/nm.4233.epdf?referrer_access_token=qgngQKz0IU3y6i2XcUXXBdRgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0NmS-CJDQS7fV9LxmumkhkdX74dw0cxVd_MZP2_3LR9g00w0SYKeYySNTHmhYZasYpkgQuRGgncLv_Uwlcis-VzFv_gALNI1Ukz9r44yhXV6d0aDZSyEbb2b5Pkwq7XM4rrVGEGbZeIzAYrFNnA8HEWCcoerv0XPTkPZ-uVCmUnJDh1jPadUz_4-lSsnBLbKCGjTOqb4N4UnU_8N9CjYKnteiFL1lOdFn5pPl1X6hMOFA4LMNbWq35ySCh7kynyQn0Jzv--Lm1qSZB4asKri_xz9qNsnO0AwKmn_k_RCszUodefp9P_oob6z3PHBaW-MXfdyE5j9uvpj_IwCiaKVCwXAbHhk3-FXJhsftJAodzr9yojRVQCypDtOZG7DtyFMPdHyPEdfJvwhf3rhutNp2P1r7rmyogJl_WXXeat65S5wW9Sfj2zpPL5UDf4Zo6s_-kFcEswXlpmhl5PjHMyWYFcwGXGeLldX_ybmmhfWK9hQTEX2BYoYljGD8PJEnOcGsv1QMPRZEfyLJczoTPYEOBtR43ua8QGlRQNSoOJaZ4w1CQvwpHh-VpITwneDmCrn8zsMoND1WN3bC0Ef0J_32Y8&tracking_referrer=www.the-scientist.com

In mice; article, linked cites., images, videos from Nature

Monocytes defending the brain

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47289/title/Immune-System-Maintains-Brain-Health/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=38190574&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8aHaTsEHcpHPhvxYGfnyqtDxIJan7UVWT7hTiOccrwqkEUnC29xwiI2qYiDLGN_VtwoVMWiS3rCXw-_XdkFCkSgthldA&_hsmi=38190574/

Complete, free report, linked cites., images from The Scientist

Chaos in cell line ID!

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-365105.html

Full, free essay, links, ref. from BioTechniq.

Around the chromosome

40+ papers on the epigenome

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47568/title/More-than-40-New-Papers-on-Epigenetics-Published/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=38045857&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-99mfym6__jPg0kOMNQYfm3oa4gaptr9mPtiwhoSGu3SMTihKkc7sthdRIj-Dzn5iXae3y92a-C69bmC6yJgoV0Q1bfzA&_hsmi=38045857

Short, free item, links from The Scientist

Protein Ki-67, not histones: most chromosome periphery

http://www.cell.com/molecular-cell/fulltext/S1097-2765(16)30632-3

Complete, free report, linked cites., images from Cell molec.

Just the genes

Pap smears can bring up fetal cells for testing

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/pap-smear-can-scoop-fetal-cells-genome-testing

Complete, free report, links from Sci. news

Gene for controlling booze intake

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/a-gene-that-knows-when-to-say-when-to-alcohol/81253475

Full, free essay from GEN

Not all mutations lethal

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-flip-side-of-personal-genomics-when-a-mutation-doesn-t-spell-disease/?WT.mc_id=SA_BS_20161118

Free blog, links from Sci. Am.

A dominant, autosomal bleeding disorder? Yep.

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMra1601561?query=TOC

Abstract, figs. about most common form from New Engl. j. med.

Can't comb hair: gene for hair shaft protein to blame

http://www.cell.com/ajhg/abstract/S0002-9297(16)30440-2

Free abstract from Am. j. hum. gen.

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Falling for the cells: Nov. 11-18

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, November 11, 2016
Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2016

Falling for the cells: Nov. 11-18

Thanks to 'net detective Mike Cunningham

The big business of the cell

100 billion neurons in human brain? Nope: see abstract

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cne.21974/abstract

Free abstract from J. comp. neurol.

Looking at cardiomyocyte regeneration

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47530/title/Q-A--Improving-Cardiac-Cell-Therapy/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=37707742&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_nC7NXo2wP_IfZS1VLeVb9HUk75Nbr3AC-87OeXbDpSSYXZIKTMTmmUsBUgcyfEhvJWGdr-LIObunkaBeZykGjHLbKWg&_hsmi=37707742

Full, free Q&A, links from The Scientist

Some with extensive Alzheimer plaques stay sharp. Why?

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/despite-alzheimers-plaques-some-elderly-remain-mentally-sharp?utm_source=Society+for+Science+Newsletters&utm_campaign=ed2dbf29b0-Latest_From_Science_News&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_a4c415a67f-ed2dbf29b0-104716021

Complete, free report, links, images from Sci. news

Protein clumps lethal to cells

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/protein-mobs-kill-cells-most-need-those-proteins-survive

Full, free essay, image, links, refs. from Sci. news

Genes and chromosomes

Erasing the epigenetics

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-365293.html

Full, free article, images, refs. from BioTechniq.

Slow waves of jumping genes

http://phys.org/news/2016-11-motion-genes-human-genome.html

Full, free essay from Phys org

What happened to the Neanderthal genes?

http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1006340

Full, free article, linked cites., images from PLoS gen.

Regulator gene controls glucose metabolism

http://www.rdmag.com/article/2016/11/new-regulator-glucose-metabolism-discovered?et_cid=5669370&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=5669370&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

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

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Modern cytology: Nov. 4-11

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, November 4, 2016
Updated: Thursday, November 10, 2016
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Wonderful world of cells: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, October 28, 2016
Updated: Friday, November 4, 2016

Wonderful world of cells: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

Thanks to 'net detectives Heiko-Gary Heisermann and Katja Hoehn

The big business of the cells

The biggest organelle? Not the nucleus, the ER!

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/354/6311/aaf3928

Abstract, image from Science

ATP signaling in skeletal muscles

http://journals.lww.com/acsm-essr/Fulltext/2014/07000/ATP_Signaling_in_Skeletal_Muscle___From_Fiber.4.aspx

Complete, free report, linked cites, image from Exerc. sport sci. rep.

Signal to stem cells for adipocyte differentiation

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2016/10/scientists-discover-first-step-maturation-fat-cells?et_cid=5650499&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5650499&et_rid=54713780&linkid=http%3a%2f%2fwww.biosciencetechnology.com%2fnews%2f2016%2f10%2fscientists-discover-first-step-maturation-fat-cells%3fet_cid%3d5650499%26et_rid%3d%%subscriberid%%%26location%3dtop

Full, free essay, image from Biosci. tech.

In and around the nucleus

Autism, mitochondrial DNA linked?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/autism-s-link-to-mitochondrial-dna-mutations-grows/81253381

Complete, free report from GEN

Is an acute fear response genetic?

http://www.rdmag.com/article/2016/11/understanding-bodys-reaction-fear?et_cid=5652447&et_rid=54713780&type=headline&et_cid=5652447&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Full, free essay from R&D mag.

The nuclear membrane as regulator

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/a-look-at-cell-identity-through-every-nuclear-pore/81253397

Full, free item from GEN

House guests: viruses resident in body

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/47291/title/Viruses-of-the-Human-Body/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=36888307&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--DQfHJiB5J1mfB4tMOJ8NPR0ePVxQYOUD-X1BIyA3NaVwym1Cpi0wMcnUhKK26FNSiCoOE4oWkuykCw1BrzPpd1U-q9Q&_hsmi=36888307/

Full, free item, image, linked refs. from The Scientist

Zika v male fertility in mice

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/zika-adversely-affects-male-fertility/81253387

Free story from GEN

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