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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.
Study reveals mechanism through which plant hormone controls cell division

Study reveals mechanism through which plant hormone controls cell division

Using soil bacteria for antibiotic production

Using soil bacteria for antibiotic production

Researchers combine maths and plant science to reveal how plant roots produce a hormone gradient

Researchers combine maths and plant science to reveal how plant roots produce a hormone gradient

Genomic test helps identify prostate cancer patients who may benefit from hormone therapy

Genomic test helps identify prostate cancer patients who may benefit from hormone therapy

Researchers identify tumor suppressor gene involved in stress response

Researchers identify tumor suppressor gene involved in stress response

Scientists determine biological mechanism that may lead to more efficient antibiotics

Scientists determine biological mechanism that may lead to more efficient antibiotics

New approach to biomaterial production may ease environmental burden of forestry, agriculture

New approach to biomaterial production may ease environmental burden of forestry, agriculture

Study identifies new mode of male endocrine disruption due to environmental arsenic exposure

Study identifies new mode of male endocrine disruption due to environmental arsenic exposure

Ethylene allows plant roots to sense and avoid compacted soils

Ethylene allows plant roots to sense and avoid compacted soils

Circadian rhythms control killer cells in the immune system

Circadian rhythms control killer cells in the immune system

Scientists show how plants adapt root growth to varying sources of nitrogen

Scientists show how plants adapt root growth to varying sources of nitrogen

Transporter protein likely played a crucial role in vertebrate evolution

Transporter protein likely played a crucial role in vertebrate evolution

Plastics contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals that threaten human health, shows new report

Plastics contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals that threaten human health, shows new report

Water intake may effectively mitigate obesity and metabolic syndrome

Water intake may effectively mitigate obesity and metabolic syndrome

Research shows how microbubbles can be used to administer potent cancer drugs

Research shows how microbubbles can be used to administer potent cancer drugs

CTC dynamics related to overall survival in patients with metastatic breast cancer

CTC dynamics related to overall survival in patients with metastatic breast cancer

Study reveals how bean plants initiate anti-herbivore defenses

Study reveals how bean plants initiate anti-herbivore defenses

Environmental and exogenous compounds can interact with therapeutic drugs, shows study

Environmental and exogenous compounds can interact with therapeutic drugs, shows study

Study: Painkillers interfere with auxin flow essential for developmental processes in plants

Study: Painkillers interfere with auxin flow essential for developmental processes in plants

Could there be harmful chemicals in your household dust?

Could there be harmful chemicals in your household dust?