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Physical perspective on cytoplasmic streaming

by Ray Goldstein
Physical perspective on cytoplasmic streaming
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 707 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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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 | 5 years ago | 708 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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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 | 7 years ago | 921 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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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 | 7 years ago | 983 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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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 | 7 years ago | 949 views
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00:05:00

Fibroblasts and Oesophageal Cancer

by Sam Beckett
Fibroblasts and Oesophageal Cancer
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 3716 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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Tissue engineering

by Nadir Osman
Tissue engineering
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 914 views
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The challenge of tissue-engineering - a repair material for use in pelvic floor surgery

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00:03:00

The social life of cells

by Rod Smallwood
The social life of cells
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 898 views
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How do cells communicate with each other?

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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 | 8 years ago | 911 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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Human Papilloma Virus

by Cassandra Flores
Human Papilloma Virus
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1144 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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01:02:00

Thinking like a vegetable: how plants decide what to do

by Ottoline Leyser
Thinking like a vegetable: how plants decide what to do
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 841 views
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Plants monitor a wide range of information from their surrounding environment. They combine information of multiple sorts, and respond in an appropriate way. In plants there is no brain, and the information processing is distributed across the plant ....

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Deciphering disease: cells and disruption of their communication

by Dario Alessi
Deciphering disease: cells and disruption of their communication
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 899 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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