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Lectins help social amoeba establish their own microbiome - Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)


Baylor College of Medicine News (press release)
... the amoebas get stressed and respond by getting together, forming first a slug and then a fruiting body consisting of a ball of spores balanced atop a dead stalk,” said corresponding author Dr. Adam Kuspa, professor of biochemistry and molecular ...

Researchers Discover Why Sepsis From a Staph Infection Causes Organ Failure - Infection Control Today


Infection Control Today
"Once you understand exactly how an infection is impacting the body, you can target treatments to mitigate the infection so that the body can begin to heal," says Paul Kubes, PhD, a professor in the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology and director ...

Fat production and burning are synchronized in livers of mice with obesity - Medical Xpress


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The circadian rhythms that fat creation and burning follow are physiological processes that occur with about every 24 hours. At the molecular level, these cycles involve feedback loops of core clock proteins expressed in virtually every cell of the body.

Gunther von Hagen's Body Worlds

Mannheim - Germany

Learn about Body Worlds, the anatomical exhibition of real human bodies. Find the locations and dates for current and future exhibitions.

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