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Cell biology

Artistic representation of the structure of the three proteins forming Integrator’s catalytic core.

At the core of the Integrator complex

A new paper from the Galej group at EMBL Grenoble describes the structure of key parts of the Integrator complex, involved in gene…

By Mylène André

Science

Portrait photo of EMBL group leader Miki Ebisuya against a green background.

EMBL group leader Miki Ebisuya receives ERC Consolidator Grant

Funding by the European Research Council (ERC) will support research on the timing of developmental processes in…

By Marius Bruer

Lab Matters

The image is a green coloured cell, with a wild and textured surface which is composed of many different shapes and shadows.

Scratching the surface on cell differentiation

Scientists in the Diz-Muñoz group at EMBL Heidelberg are working to build understanding of the role that mechanical properties play in affecting…

By Edward Prior

Science

Microscopic image of a cell, nucleus visible in bright green, cell membrane stained with a purple dye against black background.

Party at the nucleus?

The nucleus of this cell fluoresces in bright green thanks to GFP-labelled nucleoporin proteins. EMBL scientists use engineered nucleoporins as 3D…

By Ivy Kupec

Picture of the week

Composite image of mouse cells and human cells showing different levels of luminescence, indicated as different colours.

Human and mouse cells run at different speeds

The internal clock that governs the development of embryos ticks slower for humans than for mice. Differences in the speed of biochemical reactions…

By Luca Tancredi Barone

Science

Top row: The evolution of tumour cells (green) within a normal organoid (grey) shown in three panels. Lower row: Surface rendition of tumour cells and labels new cells that arise from a single cell in the same colour.

A tool to improve cancer research

EMBL scientists have created a new, realistic 3D testbed that could help achieve the goal of stopping cancers before they start by studying cancer…

By Ivy Kupec

Science

Laboratory Officer Nicole Schieber working in EMBL's Electron Microscopy Core Facility. PHOTO: Viola Oorschot/EMBL

Taking a closer look at infected cells to better understand COVID-19

EMBL electron microscopy specialists collaborate with researchers from Heidelberg University Hospital to understand the changes occurring in cell…

By Anne-Marie Alleaume

Science

Artist's impression of phosphosite and machine learning

Machine learning finds critical phosphosites

Resource has implications for disease…

By Vicky Hatch

Science

A visualisation of a membraneless organelle in the green-yellow style of the data presented in the Nature Communications paper

ATP affects proteome-wide solubility

Scientists develop technology to measure how ATP concentration affects protein solubility in…

By Josh Tapley

Science

Single-cell sequencing mouse embryos

Understanding early embryo development in mice

How organs form in a mouse…

By Oana Stroe

Science

Wendy Bickmore. PHOTO: Massimo Del Prete

EMBL in the UK: Wendy Bickmore

Meet Wendy Bickmore, Director of the MRC Human Genetics Unit, who spoke at the EMBL in the UK…

By Patrick Mueller

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