The Cell Culture Dish
This week’s headlines include: Speed Path to Approval for Some Gene Therapies, The Thing Inside Your Cells That Might Determine How Long You Live, AstraZeneca opens South San Francisco facility housing 400 R&D staff, House Passes ‘Right-To-...
How big of a problem is mycoplasma contamination? The answer is very big. A variety of studies conducted worldwide have found that mycoplasma contamination in laboratory cultures varies from 15-80% (1). Mycoplasma contamination is a very real...
Scientists have developed a method of visualizing an important component of the cell membrane in living cells. They synthesized a family of new substances.
Researchers show that bacteriocytes -- specific aphid cells that house the symbiotic bacteria -- have different DNA methylation patterns depending on what type of plant sap the aphid is consuming.
Thanks, Tim, for bringing the wonder back into science for me again!"
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