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Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life 01:10:00

Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life

by Jeff Errington
Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 368 views
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The cell wall is a crucial structure found in almost all bacteria. It is the target for our best antibiotics and fragments of the wall trigger powerful innate immune responses against infection. Surprisingly, many bacteria can switch almost effortl....

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Medina 00:09:00

Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene BRCA2

by Angelica Medina
Breast Cancer Susceptibility Gene BRCA2
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 549 views
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BRAC2 is a tumor suppressor gene. Its protein product interacts with other proteins to assist regulation of DNA repair, transcription and cell cycle checkpoints. BRAC2 gene disruption may lead to protein truncation, mutations and loss of function. Ce....

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Hearnden bubbles 00:09:00

Curing Cancer with Bubbles – Fact or Fiction?

by Vanessa Hearden
Curing Cancer with Bubbles – Fact or Fiction?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 599 views
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Anti-cancer drug delivery with polymer bubbles.

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Alessi 01:12:00

Deciphering disease: cells and disruption of their communication

by Dario Alessi
Deciphering disease: cells and disruption of their communication
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 572 views
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The human body may seem to be no more than a bundle of tissues and organs, yet the cells these are made from are capable of interacting, communicating and performing complex tasks. Our cells' capacity to interact in this way enables humans to adapt t....

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esophagus - Beckett 00:05:00

Fibroblasts and Oesophageal Cancer

by Sam Beckett
Fibroblasts and Oesophageal Cancer
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 2572 views
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Does the anatomical source of fibroblasts affect their behaviour within a 3D composite model of oesophageal adenocarcinoma invasion?

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RS Teichmann 01:07:00

Finding patterns in genes and proteins: decoding the logic of molecular interactions

by Sara Teichmann
Finding patterns in genes and proteins: decoding the logic of molecular interactions
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 629 views
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Dr Sarah Teichmann is based at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology at the University of Cambridge.  In the post-genomic era, high-throughput methods are providing us with a deluge of data about genes and proteins. What knowledge about biology do....

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RS Yonath 01:03:00

From bears’ winter-sleep to advanced antibiotics

by Ada Yonath
From bears’ winter-sleep to advanced antibiotics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 631 views
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Professor Ada Yonath, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.  To facilitate instant recovery of active life once bears wake up from their winter sleep, nature provides ingenious mechanism based on periodic packing of their ribosomes, the cellular ma....

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Flores 00:12:00

Human Papilloma Virus

by Cassandra Flores
Human Papilloma Virus
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 811 views
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The aim of this presentation is to provide an overview of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and the associated carcinogenic pathologies of HPV. The predominant cellular players discussed in HPV pathologies are p53 and viral oncoprotein E6. In addition,....

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Monod 00:16:00

Jacques Monod

by Jacques Monod
Jacques Monod
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 623 views
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An archive interview with the winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Medicine

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Ramakrishnan 00:07:00

Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan

by Venki Ramakrishnan
Nobel Laureate Venki Ramakrishnan
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1070 views
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Venki Ramakrishnan was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 'studies of the structure and function of the ribosome', the cell's protein-making factory. In this interview, he talks about his surprise at winning the prize, and what it meant to....

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Physical perspective 00:25:00

Physical perspective on cytoplasmic streaming

by Ray Goldstein
Physical perspective on cytoplasmic streaming
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 398 views
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Professor Ray Goldstein FRS is the Schlumberger Professor of Complex Physical Systems at the University of Cambridge. Here he describes a biological example of topological inversion, with relevance to engineering problems in human technology.

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Cells 00:29:00

Social and anti-social cells

by Dawn Walker
Social and anti-social cells
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 622 views
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