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A Microtubule “Roadway” in the Retina Helps Provide Energy for Vision

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Researchers have discovered a thick band of microtubules in certain neurons in the retina that they believe acts as a transport road for mitochondria that help provide energy required for visual processing.
24-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

The Rockefeller University Press Welcomes Susan King as Executive Director

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The Rockefeller University Press (RUP) is pleased to announce that Susan King has joined the Press as Executive Director. King will oversee the editorial and business operations for RUP, publisher of The Journal of Experimental Medicine,...
2-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Malarial Parasites Dodge the Kill

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Scientists have uncovered a potential mode of parasite drug resistance in malaria infection, opening new opportunities for the design of anti-malarial drugs.
30-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Study Reveals How a Rab Protein Controls HIV-1 Replication

Researchers reveal how a Rab protein that controls intracellular trafficking supports HIV-1 assembly by promoting high levels of an important membrane lipid.
30-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Controlling Arterial Tone and Blood Flow in the Brain

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Researchers have performed the first human-based study to identify calcium channels in cerebral arteries and determine the distinct role each channel plays in helping control blood flow to the brain.
22-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Study Reveals How FOXO1 Slows Diabetic Wound Healing

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A protein that normally fosters tissue repair instead acts to inhibit healing when sugar levels are high. The role reversal helps explain why wounds heal slowly in people with diabetes.
22-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Researchers Define Role of Tmem231 in Maintaining Ciliary Function

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Researchers reveal how a protein linked to Meckel syndrome and other human diseases regulates the membrane composition of cilia, finger-like projections on the surface of cells that communicate signals.
2-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

A Surprising Source of Serotonin Could Affect Antidepressant Activity

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Researchers have discovered an unconventional way that serotonin is released from neurons that could play an important role in the mechanism through which antidepressant drugs work.
19-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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