Research

Haguy Wolfenson

Cells within an organism live and grow in environments with a wide range of rigidities, from soft brain tissue to stiff bone tissue.

Insight into the three-dimensional architecture of RNA is essential for understanding its numerous cellular functions.

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The biofilm matrix is like a glue that holds individual bacteria together and allows them to form structured communities.

Recombination is a fundamental cellular process that in most sexually reproducing species ensures the proper alignment and segregation of chromosomes.

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Although Hox genes specify the anterior-posterior difference in the differentiation of neuronal subtypes, their mode of action is not entirely understood.

Acetyl-CoA carboxylase (ACC) has crucial roles in fatty acid metabolism and is an attractive target for drug discovery against diabetes, cancer and other diseases.

Human malaria disease, caused by the eukaryotic parasite Plasmodium, is one of the most devastating infectious diseases worldwide.

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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is caused by mutations in a number of genes, including the gene encoding the RNA/DNA-binding protein translocated in liposarcoma or fused in sarcoma (TLS/FUS or 

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Pre-mRNA molecules in humans contain mostly short internal exons flanked by longer introns.

diagram showing antagonism between DAF-16 and PQM-1

Aging is fundamental to the human life cycle and intimately connected with disease.

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