Immunology, Virology and Microbiology

Dendritic cells Dendritic cells are specialized immune system cells that orchestrate a range of defenses against infectious agents and also prevent the immune system's machinery from attacking the body's own tissues.

Immunology, Virology and Microbiology

Trypanosomes Trypanosomes are single-celled parasitic protozoa which can be carried by insects, plants, birds and mammals and are the cause of widespread disease in South America and Africa.

Medical Sciences and Human Genetics

Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer’s disease is a common form of dementia, with symptoms affecting memory, thinking and behavior.

Medical Sciences and Human Genetics

Leptin Leptin is a hormonal signal made by the body’s fat cells that regulates food intake and energy expenditure and plays a key role in regulating appetite and body weight.

Medical Sciences and Human Genetics

Stem cells Stem cells are uniquely versatile cells that retain the ability to replicate indefinitely through cell division and to differentiate into specialized cell-types.

Biochemistry, Structural Biology and Chemistry

Nuclear pore complex The nuclear pore complex is a protein assembly found in the membrane surrounding the cell nucleus.

Biochemistry, Structural Biology and Chemistry

Small RNAs Short snippets of RNA, ranging from about 21 to 26 nucleotides in length, that silence gene expression.

Neuroscience

Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer’s disease is a common form of dementia, with symptoms affecting memory, thinking and behavior.

Neuroscience

Stem cells Stem cells are uniquely versatile cells that retain the ability to replicate indefinitely through cell division and to differentiate into specialized cell-types.

Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

Apoptosis The programmed death of cells, a critical mechanism by which aging and sick cells make way for new healthy ones.

Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

Small RNAs Short snippets of RNA, ranging from about 21 to 26 nucleotides in length, that silence gene expression.

Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

Stem cells Stem cells are uniquely versatile cells that retain the ability to replicate indefinitely through cell division and to differentiate into specialized cell-types.