A recent Northwestern Medicine study has revealed previously unknown details about calcium signaling that can contribute to inflammation.
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Biological sex has a small but ubiquitous influence on gene expression in almost every type of human tissue, according to a new study.
Using an artificial intelligence cell classification technique, Northwestern Medicine investigators have found that viruses can control structural and genetic polarity inside the cell nucleus.
A machine-learning program called Peakachu can reveal previously unknown chromatin loops, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature Communications.
Inter-organelle contacts drive calcium transfer from lysosomes to mitochondria, findings that lay out a possible therapeutic blueprint for neurological disorders.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel cell lineage tracing method that can better determine the origin of mammalian neuron populations from progenitor cells.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that the growth of cancerous tumors requires the activation of a specific biochemical process within the mitochondria of tumor cells, showing potential as a new target for cancer therapy.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that a specific protein known for its role in cell division also impacts the direction of intracellular transport in neurons.
A protein gives motile cilia part of their structure, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.