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Antenna-like structures found on immune cells for first time by local scientists

A team of NUI Galway scientists have found that cells of the immune system have a previously undescribed ability. In a paper just published Journal of Cell Biology, the scientists describe the presence of primary cilia on immune cells. These antenna-like structures are found on almost all cell types in the body, but since the 1960s, it has been thought that they do not arise in blood cells.

NUI Galway drug breakthrough to benefit Alzheimers research

A team of researchers at NUI Galway have made a major breakthrough in discovering how drugs interact with proteins in cells, which may have positive implications for the treatment of conditions like Alzheimer’s disease.

 

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