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A hormone is a chemical released by one or more cells that affects cells in other parts of the organism. Only a small amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. It is essentially a chemical messenger that transports a signal from one cell to another.
The 12-hour cyclic gene activity abnormalities in schizophrenic brains

The 12-hour cyclic gene activity abnormalities in schizophrenic brains

Research reveals the genes that likely allowed whales to grow into giant sizes

Research reveals the genes that likely allowed whales to grow into giant sizes

Common food dye can be a potential dietary trigger for IBDs, study shows

Common food dye can be a potential dietary trigger for IBDs, study shows

Stress hormones produced by salmon could be leading to increased infections

Stress hormones produced by salmon could be leading to increased infections

Scientists discover how plant roots adapt their shape to maximize water uptake

Scientists discover how plant roots adapt their shape to maximize water uptake

Discovery may help alleviate the increasing global problem of high soil salinity on farmland

Discovery may help alleviate the increasing global problem of high soil salinity on farmland

UJ scientists find a faster way to screen soil bacteria as potential biologicals

UJ scientists find a faster way to screen soil bacteria as potential biologicals

Plant root reprogramming via synthetic genetic circuits

Plant root reprogramming via synthetic genetic circuits

Role of hormones and their receptors in the plant stress response

Role of hormones and their receptors in the plant stress response

The influence of fatty acid metabolism on plant immunity

The influence of fatty acid metabolism on plant immunity

Distinct roles of aging and genetics on expression phenotypes

Distinct roles of aging and genetics on expression phenotypes

Study helps understand how animals adapt and survive in freshwater

Study helps understand how animals adapt and survive in freshwater

Biotrophic fungus uses host auxin signaling pathway for its own purposes

Biotrophic fungus uses host auxin signaling pathway for its own purposes

Circadian clocks involve primarily in fat cell growth

Circadian clocks involve primarily in fat cell growth

Research finds mechanism triggering flowering plants to produce fruits and seeds

Research finds mechanism triggering flowering plants to produce fruits and seeds

Scientists discover the first structures of angiotensin-converting enzyme using cryo-EM

Scientists discover the first structures of angiotensin-converting enzyme using cryo-EM

Giving attention to beta cells instead of the immune system could be a chance to prevent type 1 diabetes

Giving attention to beta cells instead of the immune system could be a chance to prevent type 1 diabetes

Novel inexpensive method to detect synthetic cannabinoids and banned pesticides quickly

Novel inexpensive method to detect synthetic cannabinoids and banned pesticides quickly

Researchers demonstrate a possible new way of generating insulin-producing cells

Researchers demonstrate a possible new way of generating insulin-producing cells

A signaling molecule can make plants more resistant to flooding, research shows

A signaling molecule can make plants more resistant to flooding, research shows