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Nanolive at ISSCR from 26-29 June – Los Angeles

Join Nanolive and our partner Nexus at Booth #SUP8 at ISSCR in Los Angeles next week from 26-29 June.  The conference will be held at the Lost Angeles Convention Center, California, USA. For more information, visit their website:...

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ADC Trigger Selective Cancer Cell Death

Chemotherapy has been used to treat cancer for almost 80 years now[1] and its side effects are well known and documented. One of the main limitations associated with standard chemotherapy is the unspecific killing of healthy cells (e.g. rapidly dividing cells in the...

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From one to two: cytokinesis in mesenchymal stem cells

Cytokinesis, as we briefly introduced in our mitosis in Mesenchymal Stem Cells post, refers to the obtention of two separated daughter cells after mitosis[1]. The process of separation can coincide in time with anaphase and/or telophase, the two final steps in...

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New publication of the Justus-Liebig University of Giessen

Nanolive is pleased to share a new publication in Nature Scientific Reports from our users in the Justus-Liebig University of Giessen [1]. Besnoitia besnoiti is an emerging parasite in Europe, responsible for bovine besnoitiosis, an illness causing a significant...

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Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in vivo: The Cytoskeleton

Since their description in the 1970s1, mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) have been at the center of very active research with the challenge of using them as therapy in organ and tissue repair. For that purpose, it has been essential to develop culture protocols that would...

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Spectacular Mitosis in Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Mesenchymal Stem Cells Mesenchymal stem cells are multipotent cells that can be obtained from umbilical cord tissue, adipose tissue1, dental pulp or amniotic liquid. The principal source of mesenchymal stem cells is the human bone marrow, which constitutes 4% of the...

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Cell drinking: a closer look on macropinocytosis

Vesicle Transport Vesicle transport is an active and thus energy consuming process that the cell uses in order to capture or release macromolecules into or out of the cell. While exocytosis helps release content like proteins, waste products or toxins to the outside...

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Contest: Nanolive’s Egg Hunt

Easter is around the corner and Nanolive wants you to have some fun! We have hidden plenty of cute Nanolive easter eggs on different pages of our website and in our news section of 2019. One of the eggs is a special one, and we want you to find it! If you find the...

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Wildtype vs. Mutant Plasmatocytes in Drosophila Melanogaster

Drosophila melanogaster, the fruit fly, is a model organism widely used in biomedical research thanks to its versatility. Some advantages over other models are its low cost, easy manipulation, short life-cycle and large range of easily performed genetic modifications....

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