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The march of the cells: Feb. 23-March 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 24, 2017
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Presidents' day cells: Feb. 16-22

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 16, 2017

Thanks to 'net detectives Valerie Dean O'Loughlin, Kevin Patton and Karen Groh

Getting the micro views you need to teach

Slide collections:

http://medsci.indiana.edu/junqueira/virtual/junqueira.htm

http://www.indiana.edu/~anat215/virtualscope2/start.htm

From Indiana U.

Just skin slides

http://medsci.indiana.edu/a215/virtualscope/virtual/skin_thin_2_40x.html

http://www.indiana.edu/~anat215/virtualscope2/docs/chap3_3.htm

From Indiana U.

The big business of the cell

Is the number of adipocytes constant?

https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2017/02/17/are-fat-cells-forever/?smtyp=cur&_r=0

Full, free essay, linked cites., image: NY times

Reprogramming cochlear hair cells

http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(17)30136-5

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

Henrietta Lack's family to sue over HeLa cells

http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/

Complete, free report, image: Balt. sun

Are mammoth hybrid embryos on the horizon?

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/48566/title/Hybrid-Mammoth-Embryo-Coming-Soon-/&utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TS_The-Scientist-Daily_2016&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=43049878&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--Lje5QVl5rT31D60lZLVbOlW9pG1TpXGpGdpKZ9meQxiXmJFvlYF-d3LT7Bi-14SZSJuLRnfibZGtSXL5xJQSi8XakKQ&_hsmi=43049878

Short, free item, links: Scientist

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Cells' valentine: Feb. 9-15

Posted By David L. Evans, Friday, February 10, 2017

Thanks for the idea from Pat Bowne; 'net detectives Kevin Patton and Kenneth Long

The big business of the cell

Mammary stem cells: long-lived, respond to hormones

http://www.nature.com/articles/ncb3471.epdf?referrer_access_token=QMucd2_9cCr5EbGxOqUzG9RgN0jAjWel9jnR3ZoTv0N_-lM3EVseJg4IC2VBx7VWEcTwMHtx_aarFnjFkjaMGwC48G5E1DV-px1K3zugmxWF_y4yCco9HimSeDOdunRvTxuphAfzOcYQm4bsfoCE-J9FZ1Su0iBbqUgqOB8bHFUXRMgBB9nyHQ3O7XLv4KSUDdchGCRCWyswxczdrlNC1_YUGX_1VGi7yoWFAOhmV7vz-YoNULrCEWaRCdAvrL5BNs2BGmaZcJh0DpOnjeSUwoot0ryAJ-jlPm9vprw3ERMDh2NWNFoOQFG2wdLhiU6hlTryyA1ybzNaRpot_QWIJRDSQPjhb_SfQsqKp8NYx8IMvhNrzLICexWA9JEDSEBVAd9EShbAuA1HZiD9VxGKOIj2DgEI3D0nXUrma1Da5gRAEzcZIsoxDHu6dNRytmUV-esx5K-FlgeVaYaS-6phQtARJpNvfNVtraXRRVatI-lYPqAv8eLBlQNEccabDgXEnKxmNJMF3egANd9P_B_Hha00gu77L18Cg2RVqYwnRv9ojHWi3A2t6YrgdtEpjhR5uQozETGhSI4x3fg9LIYQRw%3D%3D&tracking_referrer=www.the-scientist.com

Full, free essay, linked cites., images: Nature

Peeking inside the cell

https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2017/02/09/cool-videos-looking-inside-living-cells/

Free website, videos: NIH

The DNA dance to make antibodies

http://www.rdmag.com/news/2017/02/ignition-key-revs-dna-shuffling-make-antibodies?et_cid=5823547&et_rid=54713780&location=top&et_cid=5823547&et_rid=54713780&linkid=content

Complete, free report: R&D mag.

Just genetics

200 genetic markers related to baldness: predictive?

http://www.livescience.com/57887-baldness-genetic-markers.html

Full, free essay, links: Livescience

What the heck is pleiotropy?

http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Pleiotropy

Free short entry: Biology online

Love and the genes

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/The-Role-of-Genes-in-the-Pursuit-of-Love/biotechniques-363094.html#.WKHkF1UrLIU

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

Codominance in sickle cell anemia

http://genetics.thetech.org/ask-a-geneticist/codominant-traits-people

Full, free story, links, images: Tech mus. innov.

Thalassemia: nature and inheritance

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/thalassemia/causes

Free webpage, images: NIH

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Cells for today: Feb. 1-8

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, February 2, 2017

Thanks to 'net detectives Kenneth Long and A.J. Petto

Around and about the cell

Becoming an adipocyte

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-365413.html

Complete, free report, images, links, ref.: BioTechniq.

Developing mouse trachea

https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2017/02/02/snapshots-of-life-picturing-the-developing-windpipe/

Full, free blog, image, links: NIH

What about the Cell Theory?

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1903404/?tool=pmcentrez&pageindex=1

Short note, refs.: Am. j. path.

Synapses shrink during sleep

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/sleep-shrinks-the-brain-mdash-and-thats-a-good-thing/?WT.mc_id=SA_DD_20170203

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

Relating to the Central Dogma

Ribosomes, cell energy, and protein folding disorders

http://www.biotechniques.com/news/biotechniquesNews/biotechniques-365437.html

Full, free essay, figs., refs.: BioTechniq.

Gene variants in African-American hypertension

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1752-8062.2010.00242.x/abstract

Free abstract: Clin. & transl. sci.

Renin-angiotensin-related genes in populations from Africa

http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/27/3/558.full

Complete, free report, linked cites., graphics: Hypertension

East Asian genetics not changing much

http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/3/2/e1601877

Free abstract: Science

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Mid-winter cells: Jan. 25-Feb. 1

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 26, 2017
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Cytology help: Jan. 18-25

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thanks to 'net detective Kevin Patton

Cells of the nervous system

Nifty neurons: Ramon y Cajal's images

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2017/jan/18/santiago-ramon-y-cajal-mind-maps-the-beauty-of-brain-cells-in-pictures

Slide show, brief commentaries: Guardian

Death stars: neuron-killing astrocytes

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/evil-astrocytes-emit-neuron-killing-toxin/81253742?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20170119

Complete, free report: GEN

Blood cells

The naughty neutrophil (and other leukocytes)

http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(16)31798-3

Full, free essay, linked cites, images from Cell rep.

Clotting, yes but what else can platelets do?

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/immunotherapy-coalesces-on-platelets-as-drug-delivery-mechanism/81253764?utm_medium=newsletter&utm_source=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights&utm_content=01&utm_campaign=GEN+Daily+News+Highlights_20170124

Complete, free report: GEN

The big business of the cell

Gene expression and electricity

http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14030

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

Pathology tutorials

https://www.med-ed.virginia.edu/courses/path/tutorials.cfm

Free sites: U. Va.

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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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