Salmonella typhimurium is a pathogenic bacterium that causes food-borne infections in humans. Researchers from the Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad, find that Salmonella globally alters a post-translational protein modification called Sumoylation in infected cells and manipulates the host cell’s intracellular transport machinery.
Chromatin released from dying cancer cells can penetrate healthy cells and make them cancerous. This raises questions about conventional theories of cancer metastasis and also opens up new avenues for cancer diagnostics.
Friendly gut bacterium E.coli can turn foe in certain conditions and contribute to development of colorectal cancer. Scientists explore the reasons driving this change.
Researchers pinpoint key molecules that influence movement of nuclear material
Research uncovers new mechanism of receptor interaction.
Discovery of hematopoietic stem cells in Drosophila makes it a potential model to study how blood develops and gain insight into blood disorders and diseases.
In a first, scientists from TIFR record and describe the live process of sperm release in fruit fly.