Posts Tagged: gene expression

Deer

Deer antlers serve as in vitro model for rapid bone regeneration studies

Bone regeneration is a complex physiological process, critical to both the healing of fractures and continuous bone remodeling in adults. Sometimes, a large amount of bone regeneration is required, and the normal process is inadequate. This can happen in cases of trauma, infection, tumor resection or skeletal abnormalities like osteoporosis (1). A number of regenerative… Read article →


curling

Smoothing the path to successful RNA isolation

I’m always excited to watch curling during the Winter Olympics – great teams from around the world competing and aiming for nothing less than gold. It might look easy as they try to get the stone as close to the button as possible. But it is really much more difficult, because there are so many… Read article →




Coral reef

Deep-Sea Corals of the Red Sea – True Survivors

How do deep-sea corals survive in the warm, saline, oxygen- and food-deprived environment of the Red Sea? In a recent study, Yum LK et. al describes what happened when they went diving for answers. To get started, the team isolated RNA using flash frozen coral powder from three deep-sea coral species of the Red Sea… Read article →