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Biology faculty member to serve as guest editor for international journal - Penn State News


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DUNMORE, Pa. — Renee Bishop-Pierce, associate professor of biology at Penn State Scranton, has been asked to serve as guest editor of the international journal Frontiers. The special edition is titled “Revealing the Biodiversity for Hidden Marine ...

Antipsychotics may prove effective in killing drug-resistant cancer cells - Penn State News


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“Perphenazine was able to decrease tumor growth by shutting down cholesterol metabolism in cancer cells,” said Omer Kuzu, postdoctoral fellow in pharmacology, who is the lead author on the study. “But the problem was that the drug concentrations ...

New method identifies the proteins that unpack DNA - Futurity: Research News


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“Our genome is very compact, which means there is an accessibility issue,” says Lu Bai, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and of physics at Penn State and senior author of the study. “A variety of proteins need to access DNA to ...

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