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Molecular & Cell Biology

Researchers have mapped the precise 3-D atomic structure of a thin protein filament critical for cells in the inner ear and calculated the force necessary to pull it apart.

Stem Cell Research


This shows an oligodendrocyte nerve cell (red/purple) wrapped around a polymer nanofiber (white/clear).
Every week in his clinic at the University of Michigan, neurologist Joseph Corey, M.D., Ph.D., treats patients whose nerves are dying or shrinking due to disease or injury.