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Size Matters: How Cells Pack in Epithelial Tissues

Small-cell clones in proliferating epithelia – tissues that line all body surfaces – organize very differently than their normal-sized counterparts, according to a recent study from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research. Published online...
4-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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EMBO Laboratory Leadership Training Offered at the Stowers Institute

This October, the Stowers Institute for Medical Research will host a session of the EMBO Laboratory Leadership for Group Leaders Course at its campus in Kansas City, Missouri.
19-Aug-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Super-resolution microscopy illuminates associations between chromosomes

KANSAS CITY, MO—Thanks to super-resolution microscopy, scientists have now been able to unambiguously identify physical associations between human chromosomes. The findings have brought to light a new understanding to a curious observation first...
3-Jul-2019 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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More than a protein factory

Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new function of ribosomes in human cells that may show the protein-making particle’s role in destroying healthy mRNAs, the messages that decode DNA into protein.
24-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Method of Scoring Protein Interactions Mines Large Data Sets From a Fresh Angle

Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have created a novel way to define individual protein associations in a quick, efficient, and informative way. These findings, published in the March 8, 2019, issue of Nature...
8-Mar-2019 11:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Scientists have identified a bone marrow backup system

New research from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research has identified a backup for an important biological system – the hematopoietic system, whose adult stem cells constantly replenish the body’s blood supply.
15-Jan-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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"Navigator" neurons play critical role in sense of smell

Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have identified "navigator" neurons that are key to setting up connections in the system responsible for the sense of smell. The new study builds on a breakthrough 2014 report from the...
26-Oct-2018 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New study probes the ancient past of a body plan code

Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have opened a window on another piece of evolutionary biology. They have found that Hox genes, which are key regulators of the way the bodies of bilaterally symmetrical animals form, also...
23-Sep-2018 8:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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The mission of Stowers Institute for Medical Research is to make a significant contribution to humanity through medical research by expanding our understanding of the secrets of life, and by improving life’s quality through innovative approaches to the causes, treatment and prevention of diseases.

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