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Independent cells: July 2-9

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, July 02, 2015
Updated: Yesterday

Independent cells: July 2-9

Thanks to 'net detective Anne Clayton

The big business of the cell

Want to use some virtual labs?

http://virtuallab.nmsu.edu/index.php

Free website, courtesy of some state universities

Older human oocytes: why is there a problem?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/why-human-egg-cells-don-t-age-well/81251459/

Complete, free report, links from GEN

Neuromuscular junctions

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43440/title/Image-of-the-Day--Communication-Breakdown/

Short explanation, image from Neuro Sci. News

Around and about the chromosome

Epigenetic shifts in brain cells throughout life

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/brain-cells-switch-epigenetic-gears-throughout-life/81251464/

Full, free story, links from GEN

Disarm gene, rearm dendritic cells

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.


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Summer cells: June 26-July 2

Posted By David L. Evans, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Summer cells: June 26-July 2

Genetics

Mutation of myostatin gene yields double muscled pigs

http://www.nature.com/news/super-muscly-pigs-created-by-small-genetic-tweak-1.17874

Full, free article, image, links from Nature

Damaged DNA and dementia

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/dna-damage-linked-dementia?et_cid=4648570&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Defective gene weakens blood-brain barrier

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/gene-defect-weakens-blood-brain-barrier-may-raise-risk-of-stroke/81251447/

Complete free report, links from GEN

X v Y chromosomes: which wins?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/a-battle-of-the-sexes-is-waged-in-the-genes-of-humans-bulls-and-more/?WT.mc_id=SA_EVO_20150629

Full, free essay, image from Sci. Am.

Beginnings

Differentiation to endothelium by epigenetic changes

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/stem-cells-morph-into-blood-vessels-via-epigenetic-modification/81251441/

Complete, free report, links from GEN

Embryonic mouse limb

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43416/title/Image-of-the-Day--Illuminated-Limb/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist

The big business of the cell

Regenerating cardiomyocytes in adult mammals

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature14582.html

Free abstract from Nature

How hepatitis C survives the immune attack

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/how-hep-c-survives-immune-system-attacks?et_cid=4592408&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from R&D Mag.

Neuroforest: just cool, that's all

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=78814

Press release, image, link from NSF


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Spring cells event: June 19-26

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, June 18, 2015
Updated: Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Spring cells event: June 19-26

Parts of cells

Degrading the ER

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43278/title/Targeted-ER-Breakdown/

Complete, free report, image, links from The Scientist

Vesicle formation and endocytosis

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/cells-flex-and-stretch-their-way-through-endocytosis/81251414/

Full, free essay, images, links from GEN

What are inflammasomes?

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/inflammation-factories-before-and-after/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150622

Full, free item, images, links from Sci. Am.

The big business of the cell

Looking at prenatal cells

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/05/study-maps-prenatal-cells?et_cid=4590072&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. Tech.

How multiple sclerosis progresses

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/think-of-multiple-sclerosis-as-a-leaking-swimming-pool-video/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150618

Full, free story, links from Sci. Am.

Regeneration

Olfactory mucosa helps repair spinal nerve cord

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/scientists-smell-success-for-treatment-of-spinal-cord-injuries/81251413/

Full, free item, links from GEN

Cell migration to wound sites

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/05/scientists-discover-key-cause-immune-cell-migration-wounds?et_cid=4596581&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Drug discov. & develop.

Genetic control

Finding the fountain of youth in gene expression

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/If-I-Could-Turn-Back-Time/biotechniques-359027.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=25588c98d5-Epigenetics-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-25588c98d5-87291326#.VYQ2jNJVhBc

Complete, free report, image, reference from BioTechniq.

Gene regulation

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/protein-regulation-of-gene-expression-faster-better-than-stronger/81251406/

Full, free essay, image, links from GEN

Nucleoporins help manage traffic

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/protein-plays-unexpected-role-embryonic-stem-cells?et_cid=4637110&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item, images from Biosci. Tech.

Around and about the chromosomes

14.5 million twins studied

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2015/05/depth-look-historys-largest-genetic-twin-study?et_cid=4592217&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Full, free essay, links from Biosci. Tech.

Where did the Y genes go?

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43078/title/Lost-Y-Chromosome-Genes-Found-on-Autosomes/

Complete, free report, image, links from The Scientist

Gene for pain insensitivity found

http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ng.3308.html

Free abstract from Nature Gen.

Genetic study "Kennewick Man" was an American Indian

http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vnfv/ncurrent/full/nature14625.html

Full, free article, images, linked citations from Nature


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June cells: June 12-19

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, June 12, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

June cells: June 12-19

Genes

Mutation blocks prion disorder

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/genetic-mutation-found-to-block-prion-disease-in-tribe-that-used-to-practice-ritual-cannibalism/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150611

Full, free essay, image from Sci. Am.

Sequencing DNA from 400,000 year old hominin femur

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43250/title/TS-Live--Genetic-Time-Machine/

Free video from The Scientist

Gene for brown fat

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/vital-genes-fat-production-found?et_cid=4627368&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Fragile X protein and neuron development

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/fragile-x-proteins-involved-proper-neuron-development?et_cid=4621164&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Biosci. Tech.

Suppression of non-coding transcription in embryo

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43029/title/Silencing-Surprise/

Complete, free report, image citation from The Scientist

Breast cells

Epithelial cells to form breast tissue

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43247/title/Image-of-the-Day--Model-Tissue/

Short, free note, image from The Scientist

Tiny breasts grown in vitro

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/fragile-x-proteins-involved-proper-neuron-development?et_cid=4621164&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report image from Biosci. Tech.

The big business of the cell

Actin has "handedness" but why does that matter?

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43298/title/The-Handedness-of-Cells/

Complete, free report, image, video from The Scientist

Eye tissues stained

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43203/title/Image-of-the-Day--Seeing-Layers/

Free explanation, image from The Scientist


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Super cells: June 7-12

Posted By David L. Evans, Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Updated: Thursday, June 11, 2015

Super cells: June 7-12

Thanks to 'net detectives Peter O'Reilly, Robert Leopard, and John Waters

All about the nucleus

Are somatic mosaic mutations rare?

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43177/title/Mosaic-Mutations-May-Not-Be-Rare/

Full, free story, links from The Scientist

How are nuclear pores put together?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/molecular-framework-for-cell-s-largest-pore-established/81251357/

Full, free item, image from GEN

Cell fusion > genetic disaster!

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/cell-fusion-triggers-genomic-catastrophe-leads-to-cancer/81251360/

Complete, free report, links from GEN

Epigenetics only

Observing changes in epigenome in germ cells

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/reprogramming-dna-observed-human-germ-cells-first-time?et_cid=4613059&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

What's happening with autoimmune diseases?

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/engineers-crack-dna-code-autoimmune-disorders?et_cid=4615527&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free story from Drug discov. & develop.

Epigenome of body's organs

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/scientists-reveal-epigenome-maps-human-bodys-major-organs?et_cid=4604888&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, images from Biosci. Tech.

The big business of the cell

Aquaporins explained

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2003/popular.html

Full, free essay, images from Nobel Prize.org

Check out the microtubules in this human oocyte

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43180/title/Image-of-the-Day--Splitting-Off/

Free, short explanation, image from The Scientist

The tale of a long tail--for HIV

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/06/why-hivs-cloak-has-long-tail?et_cid=4603127&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Regeneration

Cranial bone and scalp transplant

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/06/texas-doctors-do-first-skull-and-scalp-transplant-0?et_cid=4608951&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report from Biosci. Tech.

Grown in vitro: forelimb of rat

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22630243.300-worlds-first-biolimb-rat-forelimb-grown-in-the-lab.html#.VXiTZ9JVhBc

Full, free story, images, links from New Sci.

Tutorials

A histology tutorial

https://aelp.smartsparrow.com/v/open/4vhz5w99

Free website


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Conference cytology: May 21-June 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 21, 2015
Updated: Monday, June 08, 2015

Conference cytology: May 21-June 7

Genetics

GTEx: gene study from cadaver tissue

http://chronicle.com/article/Gene-Scientists-Quest-for/230361/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

Complete, free report, links from Chron. Hi. Ed.

Colorful karyotype

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43055/title/Image-of-the-Day--Painted-Chromosomes/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist

The big business of the cell

Neuron navigation

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-358455.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=64a0cae25f-weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-64a0cae25f-87291326#.VXXoYdJVhBc

Full, free article, link, image, citation from BioTechniq.

Plaque on neurons can predict Alzheimer in future

http://www.dddmag.com/news/2015/05/brain-plaque-forecasts-alzheimers-years-advance-studies-confirm?et_cid=4581190&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Embryology of lymphatic vessels

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/lymphatic-vessels-traced-to-overlooked-embryonic-source/81251307/

Full, free essay, image, links from GEN


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Cell and basic biology: May 14-21

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, May 15, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Cell and basic biology: May 14-21

Thanks to 'net detectives Shawn Parcells, Miranda Byse, and Henriette Evans

Histology and histopathology

Problems with histology?

http://www.lifescitrc.org/resource.cfm?submissionID=9095

Free site from LifeSciTRC

Mapping the neuron during embryonic development

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/for-embryonic-neurons-the-map-is-the-territory/81251293/

Complete, free report, image from GEN

Want pathology and other micro views?

http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/webpath.html#MENU

Webpath from Univ. Utah

The big business of the cell

Check out the astrocytes

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/43001/title/Image-of-the-Day--Amazing-Astrocytes/

Short, free explanation, image, reference, all from The Scientist

What about the giant mimivirus?

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/findings-reveal-clues-functioning-mysterious-mimivirus?et_cid=4572325&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

Bill would require more testing of female tissues

http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/241169-bill-requires-medical-research-for-females-as-well-as-males

Full, free story from The Hill

Genes

Gene editing induces fetal hemoglobin production

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/genome-edit-restores-fetal-globin-could-offset-sickle-cell/81251273/

Full, free essay from GEN

In DNA testing: how do you tell the twins apart?

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-358267.html?utm_source=BioTechniques+Newsletters+%26+e-Alerts&utm_campaign=40a711d2c4-weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5f518744d7-40a711d2c4-87291326#.VVpJedJVhBc

Complete, free report, links from BioTechniq.

Is there an epilepsy gene?

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/doctors-parents-try-to-unravel-scn8a-gene-s-role-in-epilepsy/?WT.mc_id=SA_HLTH_20150519

Full, free blog, links from Sci. Am.

Sequencing the Nittany Lion

http://news.psu.edu/story/352829/2015/04/14/research/schreyer-scholar-evanitsky-studies-past-hopes-preserving-future?utm_source=newswire&utm_medium=email&utm_content=05-14-2015&utm_campaign=research%20newswire

Press release, images from Penn State Univ.

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The cell of spring: May 7-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, May 08, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The cells of spring: May 7-14

Mother's day specials

Twins, each with a different father

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/05/twins-different-dads-nj-case-puts-spotlight-rare-medical-phenomenon?et_cid=4559914&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay, image from Biosci. Tech.

The placental cell exchange

https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/growth-curve/children%E2%80%99s-cells-live-mothers

Complete, free report, links from Sci. News

The big business of the cell

Cell differentiation

http://bioscience.oxfordjournals.org/content/65/5/468.full

Full, free article, images, references from BioScience

"Career shifts" in cells: fates of cells

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/05/brain-cells-capable-early-career-switch?et_cid=4568083&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, free report, image from Biosci. Tech.

Archea form between Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2015/05/origin-complex-life?et_cid=4559914&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image, links from Biosci. Tech.

Gap junctions forming and functioning

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/gap-junctions-watch-information-flow-between-neighboring-cells-video-and-animation/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20150511

Full, free story, image, video, animation from Sci. Am.

3-D neuron

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42949/title/Image-of-the-Day--3-D-Neuron/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist

Genes

Seasonal expression of genes

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42959/title/Seasonal-Genes/

Complete, free report, graphic, link from The Scientist

Domestication and genes

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/tameness-genes

Short, free item from New Sci.

What about CRISPR/Cas 9 assays?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/crispr-gets-lit-up-and-tuned/81251251/

Full, free essay, links from GEN

Genes influence processing of emotional information

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/genes-influence-brain-reaction-emotional-information?et_cid=4560282&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

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Cells today: May 7-14

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, May 07, 2015
Updated: Thursday, May 07, 2015

Cells today: May 7-14

The origin of the theca cells (around the ovum)?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/it-takes-a-multicellular-confab-to-raise-an-oocyte/81251244/

Full, free story, links from GEN

Growing new bone tissue outside the body

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/videos/2015/05/growing-new-bones-without-human-body?et_cid=4555423&et_rid=54713780&type=headline

Complete, full report, video from Biosci. Tech.

Stem cells OK for stroke recovery

http://www.dddmag.com/articles/2015/05/stem-cells-safe-treat-post-stroke-brains-study?et_cid=4555933&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free essay from Drug develop. & discov.


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All cell news fit to print: April 30-May 7

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, April 30, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, May 06, 2015

All cell news fit to print: April 30-May 7

Regeneration

Stem cell therapy for macular degeneration moving ahead

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42863/title/Eye-Stem-Cell-Therapy-Moves-Ahead/

Full, free essay, link to original abstract from The Scientist

Why won't optic neurons regenerate?

http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/news/2015/05/insight-seeing?et_cid=4553393&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Full, free item from Biosci. Tech.

US will not fund human embryonic gene editing

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/nih-declares-it-will-not-fund-studies-of-gene-editing-in-human-embryos/81251211/

Complete, free report from GEN

The big business of the cell

Lung landscape

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=73107

Short explanation, false-color SEM from NSF

Stretchy neurons

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/42882/title/Image-of-the-Day--Bungee-Nerves/

Brief explanation, image from The Scientist

Ribosome assembly and a new chaperone

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2015/05/freezing-bullet-find-clues-ribosome-assembly-process?et_cid=4550612&et_rid=54713780&location=top

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

The chromosomes

Histones reduce jumpiness of genes

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/how-histone-h3-3-helps-hobble-jumping-genes/81251238/

Complete, free report, image, links from GEN

Chromosome folding

http://news.rice.edu/2015/04/28/chromosome-folding-theory-shows-promise-3/

Press release, links, video from NSF


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