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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.
Mutant corn gene found to increase the amount of sugars in the seeds and leaves

Mutant corn gene found to increase the amount of sugars in the seeds and leaves

New, altered form of prolactin receptor found to drive breast cancer

New, altered form of prolactin receptor found to drive breast cancer

SDIR1 enzyme plays a major role in the expression of defense gene in plants

SDIR1 enzyme plays a major role in the expression of defense gene in plants

Study shows how stem cells make specific types of cells

Study shows how stem cells make specific types of cells

Dopamine-releasing brain cells shed light on Parkinson’s disease

Dopamine-releasing brain cells shed light on Parkinson’s disease

Stem cell therapy could help restore debilitating muscle loss that happens with age

Stem cell therapy could help restore debilitating muscle loss that happens with age

Hormone drugs may help disarm coronavirus spike protein and stop disease progression

Hormone drugs may help disarm coronavirus spike protein and stop disease progression

Lowering apolipoprotein CIII levels can prevent deleterious effects of a high-fat diet

Lowering apolipoprotein CIII levels can prevent deleterious effects of a high-fat diet

Researchers generate thyroid mini-organs in the lab

Researchers generate thyroid mini-organs in the lab

Vegan diet leads to poorer bone health, shows study

Vegan diet leads to poorer bone health, shows study

Natural compound acts as reversible male contraceptive pill

Natural compound acts as reversible male contraceptive pill

Research provides new insight into the way cells adapt to fight infection

Research provides new insight into the way cells adapt to fight infection

Study describes molecular mechanisms of polar growth in plants

Study describes molecular mechanisms of polar growth in plants

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