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T h e A m e r i c a n s o c i e t y f o r C e l l B i o l o g y
Table of Contents
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Compounds that inhibit prostate cancer cell metastasis identified
in pomegranate juice
Manuela Martins-Green and Lei Wang, University of California, Riverside
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A ubiquitous sugar molecule, hyaluronan shows a new role in
repairing deep wounds without scarring
Cornelia Tölg and Eva Turley, London (Ontario) Health Sciences Centre/
London Regional Cancer Program
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Transplanting bone marrow as a bioengineered implant
in the skin could raise blood-making stem cell survival rates
Jungwoo Lee, Massachusetts General Hospital
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Two diverse pathogens, Toxoplasma and Chlamydia, share a
sickening evolutionary trick
Julia D. Romano, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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A grow-your-own-insulin transplant strategy for men with type I
diabetes would turn sperm cell precursors into pancreatic islets
Ian Gallicano, Georgetown University Medical Center
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Deleting the ghrelin receptor, but not ghrelin, keeps aging mice
youthfully thin
Yuxiang Sun, Baylor College of Medicine
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The trypanosome behind African sleeping sickness reveals an
unexpected talent for social behavior and communication
Kent Hill, University of California, Los Angeles
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New intravital microscopy finds clear differences between in vitro
and in vivo studies
Roberto Weigert, National Institutes of Health, NIDCR
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Like the fairy princess on the mattress pile, stem cells can feel
what’s under the bedding
Amnon Buxboim, University of Pennsylvania
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A gene transcription factor rescues mitochondrial energy
and clears protein clumps from the brains of mice modeling
Huntington’s disease
Albert R. La Spada, University of California, San Diego
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A laboratory zebrafish models a rare genetic immune disorder
that threatens newborns
Qing Deng and Anna Huttenlocher, University of Wisconsin–Madison
School of Medicine
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Mice reveal how defective cell division could drive human
primordial dwarfism
Stephen Doxsey, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Cell Biology 2010
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intravital confocal image of ectopic bone marrow implant, courtesy of Jungwoo Lee,
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