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Scientists have uncovered how dopamine connects subregions of the striatum essential for habit formation, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A change in function in a mitochondrial protein is associated with gene expression that may promote the development of cancer, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine Study.
A new study has identified a molecular switch, through a protein called CDK9, that plays an early and critical role in the skin stem cell differentiation process.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered novel mechanisms underlying transcription elongation, the process of synthesizing RNA from DNA.
An immune system kinase promotes tumor inflammation and progression, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified a new type of retinal ganglion cell, neurons that encode the visual environment and transmit information back to the brain.
Investigators have discovered novel cellular pathways behind chemotherapy-resistant glioblastoma cells and a potential biomarker, paving the way for new therapeutic targets.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered novel mechanisms that regulate cellular stress response, according to findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
An enzymatic modifier of messenger RNA has different functions depending on its location, according to a recent study.