When cells are exposed to acute stresses they react with a series of molecular events collectively termed the 'cellular stress response.' Scientists in the Jaffrey group have revealed a novel method to fine-tuning the specific production of stress response proteins in a process they call m6A cap-independent translation.
Genetic modification has allowed us to make better crops and food, yet the majority of the public is skeptical of the safety and quality of genetically modified food. Are these opinions founded, or can we mass dispel the myths surrounding these new efficient crops?
Your body is tasked with fighting off hordes of microbes each day. So how does it keep you healthy? Your adaptive immune system plays a key role. It has two key features that work to keep your body free of foreign invaders: specificity and memory