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Identification of a new mechanism in the immune system provides knowledge about diseases

Identification of a new mechanism in the immune system provides knowledge about diseases

Identification of a new mechanism in the immune system provides knowledge about diseases Identification of a new mechanism in the immune system provides knowledge about diseases Professor Søren Riis PaludanDepartment of Biomedicine, Aarhus University Credit: Lars Kruse/Aarhus University An active immune system protects against diseases and infections. An overactive immune …

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    Alteration of calcium channel signaling may explain the mechanism of autism spectrum disorder

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    Alteration of calcium channel signaling may explain the mechanism of autism spectrum disorder Alteration of calcium channel signaling may explain the mechanism of autism spectrum disorder Credit: CC0 Public Domain Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a heterogeneous disorder initiated early in development and characterized by abnormal social communication. Accumulating evidence …

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      Researchers discover cell communication mechanism that drives cancer adaptation

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      Researchers discover cell communication mechanism that drives cancer adaptation Researchers discover cell communication mechanism that drives cancer adaptation Credit: CC0 Public Domain Collaborative Cancer Research UK-funded studies from University of Oxford researchers have uncovered a new mechanism by which cancer cells adapt to the stresses they encounter as they grow …

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        Brain network mechanism causing spatial memory impairment revealed

        Brain network mechanism causing spatial memory impairment revealed

        Brain network mechanism causing spatial memory impairment revealed Brain network mechanism causing spatial memory impairment revealed New study, led by UCI School of Medicine’s Kei Igarashi, PhD, found that remapping of place cells, a brain circuit function to discriminate distinct environments, was disrupted in Alzheimer’s disease mice. Credit: UCI School …

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          Hypoglycemic mechanism of Cyclocarya paliurus polysaccharide in type 2 diabetic rats

          Hypoglycemic mechanism of Cyclocarya paliurus polysaccharide in type 2 diabetic rats

          Hypoglycemic mechanism of Cyclocarya paliurus polysaccharide in type 2 diabetic rats Hypoglycemic mechanism of Cyclocarya paliurus polysaccharide in type 2 diabetic rats Compound network related to the 7 improved metabolic pathways by Cyclocarya paliurus polysaccharide. Red circle indicated the detected metabolites; node sizes of red circle represented the fold change …

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            Study reveals circuit mechanism underlying nociceptive information processing

            Study reveals circuit mechanism underlying nociceptive information processing

            Study reveals circuit mechanism underlying nociceptive information processing Study reveals circuit mechanism underlying nociceptive information processing Figure: Ipsilateral spino-parabrachial pathway directly relay pain signals from the spinal cord to the ILN, but not the amygdala. Credit: CEBSIT A recent study published in Neuron reveals the long-range circuit underlying nociceptive information …

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              A novel mechanism that triggers a cellular immune response

              A novel mechanism that triggers a cellular immune response

              A novel mechanism that triggers a cellular immune response A novel mechanism that triggers a cellular immune response Artist’s model of a dendritic cell, based on three-dimensional focused ion beam scanning electron microscopy (FIB-SEM) data. Credit: National Cancer Institute Viruses and other disease-causing microbes influence the type of immune response …

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                New killing mechanism discovered in ‘game-changing’ antibiotic

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                New killing mechanism discovered in ‘game-changing’ antibiotic New killing mechanism discovered in ‘game-changing’ antibiotic Credit: University of Liverpool Scientists at the University of Liverpool and University of Utrecht have taken another step forward on their quest to develop a viable drug based on teixobactin—a new class of potent natural antibiotic …

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