Schizophrenia-Associated Gene Variation Affects Brain Cell Development
Johns Hopkins researchers have begun to connect the dots between a schizophrenia-linked genetic variation and its effect on the developing brain.
Signals Found That Recruit Host Animals’ Cells, Enabling Breast Cancer Metastasis
Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers report they have identified chemical signals that certain breast cancers use to recruit two types of normal cells needed for the cancers’ spread.
New Type Of Protein Action Found To Regulate Development
Johns Hopkins researchers report they have figured out how the aptly named protein Botch blocks the signaling protein called Notch, which helps regulate development.
Researchers Pinpoint Protein Crucial For Development Of Biological Rhythms In Mice
Johns Hopkins researchers report that they have identified a protein essential to the formation of the tiny brain region in mice that coordinates sleep-wake cycles and other so-called circadian rhythms.
Getting To The Root Of Parkinson's Disease
Working with human neurons and fruit flies, researchers at Johns Hopkins have identified and then shut down a biological process that appears to trigger a particular form of Parkinson’s disease present in a large number of patients.
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