Mitochondria have an important role in hematopoiesis, the body’s process for creating new blood cells, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists found that rhythmic electrical activity called theta oscillations may play an important role in processing scent in the human brain.
A new Northwestern Medicine study, published in Genes and Development, has identified two DNA elements crucial to the activation of a set of genes that drive the early development of embryos.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated an important role for the methylation of the amino terminus of a specific protein in maintaining centromere function and chromosome segregation, both important in cell division.
Targeting a molecule called B7-H4 may lead to the development of new therapies that boost the immune system’s ability to fight cancer, according to a review published in the journal Immunological Reviews.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel testing platform to assess, in real time, the efficacy of nanomaterials in regulating gene expression.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have mapped the complete structure of a voltage-gated sodium channel, proteins in the membrane of cells that play an important role in many diseases.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have uncovered a novel pathway in the regulation of cellular iron, findings that were published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Northwestern Medicine scientists and collaborators have shown that a protein thought to form calcium ion channels instead regulates the activity of another member of the family to modulate immune responses.
A new study defined the architecture of nuclear lamins, the fibrous proteins in a cell’s nucleus, providing further insights into their role in cell structure.