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27 Mar 2014
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3 Mar 2014
Under steady-state conditions most hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) remain quiescent within their stem cell niche and are rather resistant to oxidative stress. This ability to control the level of reactive oxygen species (ROS) is vital for preserving their self-renewal capacity and quiescence. Researchers from Keio and Hokkaido universities in Japan now found a key role for the mitochondrial heat ...
24 Feb 2014
Endothelial cells are often regarded as rather static cells forming a barrier at the inner lining of blood vessels. This view has recently been challenged by a study led by researchers of the DKFZ and the University of Heidelberg who have discovered a key regulatory role of the vascular endothelium in liver regeneration. Junhao Hu and Hellmut Augustin , who led the systematic study, identified a ...