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Aggregation Effects and Population-Based Dynamics as a Source of Therapy Resistance in Cancer

AGGREGATION EFFECTS AND POPULATION-BASED DYNAMICS AS A SOURCE OF THERAPY RESISTANCE IN CANCER

A flock of starlings responding to the approach of a peregrine illustrates how interactions of an individual with other members of...

Predicting The Influence of Microvascular Structure On Tumour Response to Radiotherapy

PREDICTING THE INFLUENCE OF MICROVASCULAR STRUCTURE ON TUMOUR RESPONSE TO RADIOTHERAPY

Tumour cells are less responsive to radiotherapy in low oxygen environments. Oxygen availability depends on the structure of the supplying...

 
 
 
Stem Cell Plasticity and Niche Dynamics in Cancer Progression

STEM CELL PLASTICITY AND NICHE DYNAMICS IN CANCER PROGRESSION

Cancer stem cells are believed to be the sole initiator and driver of tumor growth, given their self-renewal and tissue restoration...

CHO CELLS ADAPTED TO INORGANIC PHOSPHATE LIMITATION SHOW HIGHER GROWTH AND HIGHER PYRUVATE CARBOXYLASE FLUX IN PHOSPHATE REPLETE CONDITIONS

Abstract Inorganic phosphate is an essential ion involved in diverse cellular processes including metabolism. Changes in cellular metabolism...

 
 
 

A NOVEL SMALL RNA COAR REGULATES COENZYME A BIOSYNTHESIS AND TOLERANCE OF SYNECHOCYSTIS SP. PCC6803 TO 1-BUTANOL POSSIBLY VIA PROMOTER-DIRECTED TRANSCRIPTIONAL SILENCING

Microbial small RNAs have been proposed as valuable regulatory elements for optimizing cellular metabolism for industrial purposes....

RELIABLE MEASUREMENT OF E. COLI SINGLE CELL FLUORESCENCE DISTRIBUTION USING A STANDARD MICROSCOPE SET-UP

Quantifying gene expression at single cell level is fundamental for the complete characterization of synthetic gene circuits, due to...

 
 
 
Novel Ion Channel Design Using Lipids

NOVEL ION CHANNEL DESIGN USING LIPIDS

Image size: 792.2KB made with VMD ATP, a ubiquitously prevalent biomolecule, which is best known for being the principal energy source...

Huntington's Disease - Cellular Quality Control Mechanism Could be Potential Drug Target

HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE - CELLULAR QUALITY CONTROL MECHANISM COULD BE POTENTIAL DRUG TARGET

Targeting disrupted cellular quality control mechanisms that regulate the 'chaperone proteins' could be a potential treatment option...

 
 
 

HEART-SHAPED CELLS

The cellular skeleton protein actin can bind cells together, and also play a number of roles in cancer's invasion into new tissues...

YouTube Go makes its debut on Android with offline-centric viewing experience

YOUTUBE GO MAKES ITS DEBUT ON ANDROID WITH OFFLINE-CENTRIC VIEWING EXPERIENCE

In the latter half of 2016, YouTube announced plans for a new app , YouTube Go. Designed to minimize cellular data usage, the app was...

 
 
 

LOOKING FOR LIFE'S LIMITS

Just how little energy life needs to survive is the subject of a new study. By analyzing maintenance budgets and cellular processes...

Cover Picture: Biotechnology Journal 2/2017

COVER PICTURE: BIOTECHNOLOGY JOURNAL 2/2017

Abstract The cover of this regular issue of BTJ shows fluorescence microscopy images of bacteria along with their processed counterparts...

 
 
 

MIR-3156-3P IS DOWNREGULATED IN HPV-POSITIVE CERVICAL CANCER AND PERFORMS AS A TUMOR-SUPPRESSIVE MIRNA

Abstract Background Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in females in developing countries. The two viral oncoproteins...

Vodafone is in talks to merge with Idea and create India's largest telco

VODAFONE IS IN TALKS TO MERGE WITH IDEA AND CREATE INDIA'S LARGEST TELCO

Vodafone has confirmed that it is in discussions over a merger deal that could create India's largest telecom operator. In a statement...

 
 
 
Ford's new SmartLink OBD accessory adds connected features to older cars

FORD'S NEW SMARTLINK OBD ACCESSORY ADDS CONNECTED FEATURES TO OLDER CARS

Connectivity features are increasingly included as standard on new vehicles, with cellular modems in particular becoming a popular...

IMPROVEMENT OF PHOSPHATE ACQUISITION AND UTILIZATION BY A SECRETORY PURPLE ACID PHOSPHATASE IN RICE

Summary Phosphate deficiency in soil system is a limiting factor for rice growth and yield. Majority of the soil Phosphorus is organic...

 
 
 

SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY: SENSING WITH MODULAR RECEPTORS

Nature Chemical Biology 13, 131 (2017). doi:10.1038/nchembio.2290 Authors: Matthew Brenner, Jang Hwan Cho & Wilson W Wong Sensing and...

THE PHARMACOLOGICAL REGULATION OF CELLULAR MITOPHAGY

Nature Chemical Biology 13, 136 (2017). doi:10.1038/nchembio.2287 Authors: Nikolaos D Georgakopoulos, Geoff Wells & Michelangelo Campanella

 
 
 
Rumor: Verizon & AT&T To Launch Galaxy J7 (2017) In US

RUMOR: VERIZON & AT&T TO LAUNCH GALAXY J7 (2017) IN US

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017) will be launched by a number of U.S. carriers including AT&T, Verizon, and U.S. Cellular, according...

Afrofuturist Artists Craft A Virtual World For Women Of Color

AFROFUTURIST ARTISTS CRAFT A VIRTUAL WORLD FOR WOMEN OF COLOR

It was the summer of 2016 and molecular and cellular biologist/multidisciplinary artist Ashley Baccus-Clark was gifting herself a day...