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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
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High-resolution 3-D imaging draws sharper picture of Golgi’s whereabouts
when mother cell packs up for mitosis
Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, National Institutes of Health, NICHD
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Uncovering the first molecular missteps that drive neurons into the pathway
of cell cycle re-entry and lead to Alzheimer’s disease
George S. Bloom, University of Virginia
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Nicotine drives cell invasion in vascular muscle cells, which contributes
to plaque formation in atherosclerosis
Chi-Ming Hai, Brown University
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Spontaneous fusion with macrophages gives new powers to cancer cells
Alain Silk, Oregon Health & Science University
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Our genomes reveal the evolutionary battle between human hosts and
bacterial “iron pirates” over the protein transferrin that transports iron
in the bloodstream
Nels Elde, University of Utah
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Mutating a fly gene and rescuing its function with a mammalian equivalent
reveals how mispositioned nuclei in skeletal muscle cells are a possible
cause of inherited myopathies
Mary K. Baylies and Victoria Schulman, Sloan-Kettering Institute
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Suppressing the microtubule-cutting enzyme, fidgetin, allows injured adult
nerves to regrow
Peter W. Baas, Drexel University College of Medicine, and David J. Sharp,
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Altering the tumor microenvironment, not the tumor, yields startling results
by blocking tumor-associated macrophages in glioblastoma
Johanna Joyce, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
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Turning down glucose metabolism in cells slows influenza infection,
suggesting a new strategy for flu therapy
Amy Adamson, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
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Controlling levels of reactive oxygen species weakens bacterial biofilms
and breaks cycle of unhealing wounds
Manuela Martins-Green, University of California, Riverside
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A genetic lipid-processing disease and a late-onset neurodegenerative
disease may be connected through a defective lysosomal enzyme
Mia Horowitz, Tel Aviv University
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Cell Biology 2013
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For the American Society for Cell Biology
Stefano Bertuzzi, Executive Director
Media contacts:
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