Molecular and Cellular Biology News
12-hour biological clock coordinates essential bodily functions Jun 7, 2017 A team of scientists has revealed that mammals and other organisms have 12-hour clocks that are autonomous, work independently from 24-hour clocks and can be modified by external factors.
New technique tests therapies for breast cancer metastasis Apr 21, 2017 A new laboratory technique can rapidly test the effectiveness of treatments for life-threatening breast cancer metastases in bone.
Tumor microenvironment study may improve cancer therapy Apr 3, 2017 Researchers have discovered that tumor blood vessels and the immune system influence each other’s functions, and propose that considering these bilateral effects in cancer therapy might improve outcomes.
Gene mutation may be linked to unexplained female infertility Mar 21, 2017 Researchers have uncovered a gene mutation that may provide answers to unexplained female infertility.
Research reveals how brain remembers fearful experiences Feb 20, 2017 Researchers show for the first time the specific patterns of electrical activity in rat brains that are associated with specific memories, in this case a fearful experience
Mouse models indicate burning more fat and less glucose could lead to diabetes Dec 19, 2016 While exercise endurance increases when muscles are made to burn more fat and less glucose, research shows this may lead to diabetes.
Study uncovers roles of proteins essential for mouse muscle function; potential link to myotonic dystrophy Nov 15, 2016 New study opens the door to explore the involvement of proteins in muscle disorders and to design potential treatments.
Scientists uncover mechanism that controls feeding behavior in mice Nov 9, 2016 A team of scientists has discovered a mechanism that controls feeding behavior in mice by regulating the electrical activity of a few thousand brain cells.
Mouse Gata2 gene can affect female fertility and uterine susceptibility to cancer Oct 25, 2016 Understanding what affects the uterus’ ability to prepare for pregnancy might someday help prevent or treat female infertility and cancer.
Baylor College of Medicine Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct 10, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine will host a special panel discussion in honor of Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Oct. 13.