Mapping a missing link in malaria infection20 May 2022
A novel molecular mechanism by which a malarial parasite enters host cells may broaden possibilities in malaria vaccine development.
FISHing out tissues’ hidden secrets14 Apr 2021
A*STAR researchers have developed a new molecular imaging technique that enables the study of tissue physiology at ultra-high resolution.
The Curiox case for better cell analysis25 Jun 2020
Curiox Biosystems, an A*STAR spin-off company, specializes in automated and quantitative cell analysis. Its CEO, Namyong Kim, shares the story of the company’s success.
One gene, many targets23 Aug 2019
Different forms of the protein HNF4ɑ can pair up to influence diverse processes ranging from development to diabetes, study shows.
Commemorating the life of Sydney Brenner18 Jul 2019
Dr. Sydney Brenner, the visionary molecular biologist and Nobel laureate who turned a humble soil worm into one of the most-studied organisms in biology, passed away on April 5, 2019 in Singapore. He was 92.
A RIPple effect during infection14 Jun 2019
Researchers have obtained a high-resolution structure of the RIP2 protein complex and detailed its interactions with other immune proteins.
How cancer cells tip the Bim balance in their favor24 May 2019
Cancer cells evade Taxol-induced cell death by downregulating the expression of a protein known as BimEL.
Small devices make a big impact5 May 2016
Mass-produced microvalves are the key to scalable production of disposable, plug-and-play microfluidic devices
Promoting difference31 Jul 2012
Two proteins that regulate cell division co-operate to control neuronal differentiation
A subtle switch14 Feb 2012
Small alterations to a chromosomal protein have far-reaching effects on gene expression activity
A new player in protein secretion9 Nov 2010
Scientists are establishing the basic molecular network of a new player involved in protein secretion and clarifying its regulation in mammalian cells