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Rumors of human embryo gene-editing have been floating around in the past few years, causing a great deal of ethical debates. Now, with the publication of a study from Chinese scientists reporting ... [more]

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Fibroblasts! - Image of the Week - May 25, 2015 - CIL:7439

Fibroblasts! - Image of the Week - May 25, 2015 CIL:7439 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/7439 Description: Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts (MEFs) grown on glass coverslips coated with 10 ug/ml Fibronectin.  Author: Ana M. Pasapera and Clare M. ... [more]
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Kidney! Image of the Week - May 18, 2015 - CIL:39090

Kidney! Image of the Week - May 18, 2015 CIL:39090 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39090 Description: A colorized SEM image of a human kidney proximal tubule, showing the tubular structure and projections extending over the tissue ... [more]
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The Cell - An Image Library published a picture

Interphase! - Image of the Week - May 11, 2015 CIL:240

Interphase! - Image of the Week - May 11, 2015 CIL:240 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/240 Description: Two interphase cells with immunofluorescence labelling of actin filaments (purple), microtubules (yellow), and nuclei (green). This ... [more]
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The Cell - An Image Library published a picture

Stoma! Image of the Week - May 4, 2015 - CIL:39084

Stoma! Image of the Week - May 4, 2015 CIL:39084 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39084 Description: Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an open stoma on the surface of a leaf of lettuce (Lactuca sativa). A stoma is a small pore found ... [more]
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Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article MacKenzie zones
The MacKenzie zones are projection fields which represent the inner organs onto the muscular system. In cases of stimulation or disease of an inner organ, the correlating MacKenzie zone reacts in form of pain sensitivity or ... [more]
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The Cell - An Image Library published a picture

Image of the Week - April 27, 2015 - CIL:38935

Image of the Week - April 27, 2015 CIL:38935 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38935 Description: Side view of Vaginicola, a single-celled creature found in pond water. The cell (green in the bottom image) secretes and lives within a ... [more]
30 days ago
Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Muscle
Muscles are the contractile organs of the human body, which serve moving parts of the body actively. They consist of muscular tissue, one of the 4 basic tissues of the human body.

Classification
Histologically, three different muscular tissues can ... [more]
35 days ago
Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Iliococcygeus muscle
The iliococcygeus muscle refers to the lateral part of the musculus levator ani which belongs to pelvic diaphragm.

Anatomy
The pelvic diaphragm (diaphragma pelivs) is the inner muscle layer, which consists of the musculus levator ani (M. ... [more]
37 days ago
Jessica Schnase has published the Flexikon article Musculus bipennatus
In fields of anatomy the musculus bipennatus refers to a double-feathered muscle. Its fascicles attach to its tendon obliquely.
siehe: Fiederung
37 days ago
Jessica Schnase has edited the Flexikon article Musculus austriacus
The musculus austriacus consists of three parts. These parts are, in an order from proximal to distal:
Musculus gemellus superior Musculus obturatorius internus Musculus gemellus inferiorIn common, informal language this three muscles are referred ... [more]
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