27 May 2015 - 11:36
Right before a cell starts to divide to give birth to a daughter cell, its biochemical machinery unwinds the chromosomes and copies the millions of protein sequences comprising the cell’s DNA, which...
Type: News Article
9 Jan 2014 - 13:31
How do cells decide whether to grow and divide or to stop? In order to answer this fundamental biological question, Dr. Kenichi Sajiki and his colleagues in the OIST G0 Cell Unit have been using the...
Type: News Article
5 Jan 2012 - 12:00
Cells multiply by growing and dividing into two, following a regular pattern called the cell cycle. During the cellular division period called mitosis, chromosomes, which store genetic information in...
Type: Event Report
21 Dec 2011 - 00:00
Cells multiply by growing and dividing into two, following a regular pattern called the cell cycle. During the cellular division period called mitosis, chromosomes, which store genetic information in...
Type: Video
8 Jun 2011 - 00:00
These movies show what happens inside fission yeast cells as they divide. Before the cell divides, the chromosomes are duplicated, and then the microtubules -- the green lines in the video - move the...
Type: Video
13 May 2011 - 10:40
By Micheal E. Cooper Glucose as a source of energy is centrally important to our understanding of life. Human body cells take the glucose from blood to make energy. The glucose content of human...
Type: News Article
2 May 2011 - 00:00
Fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe) cells growing and dividing regularly in a culture medium, the glucose concentration of which is similar to that of human blood (4.4 mmol/L). Glucose as a...
Type: Video
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