Investigators have discovered the mechanisms underlying a T-cell receptor’s immunosuppressive function, findings that may improve the development of precision therapeutics for chronic disease, including cancer.
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A Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature Immunology has discovered that mitochondria control the activation of a specific protein complex linked to inflammation and the progression of chronic diseases.
Northwestern Medicine scientists identified critical regulatory processes that govern differentiation in embryonic stem cells.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have uncovered a key regulator of pregnancy-associated heart growth, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Investigators have discovered that two cytoskeletal proteins which were previously thought to function independently actually interact and form essential cytoskeletal networks within the cell surface.
The function of the mitochondrial enzyme hexokinase 1 differs depending on its location within the cell, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A well-established cancer cell transcription factor and its newly identified co-factor work together to drive cancer cell proliferation, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Science Advances.
Motor proteins “slingshot” microtubules within developing egg cells of fruit flies, creating a current that transports mRNA to a developing egg.
Shifting machine learning workflows to a proactive model could speed data collection and analysis, according to a viewpoint published in JAMA.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a novel mechanism that connects circadian rhythm-controlled cellular metabolism and regeneration with muscle repair after injury.