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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.
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

Study provides new knowledge on the influence of membrane proteins on plant growth

Study provides new knowledge on the influence of membrane proteins on plant growth

Dads' close involvement during adolescence can have a lasting impact on sons' testosterone production

Dads' close involvement during adolescence can have a lasting impact on sons' testosterone production

Damaged liver treated in perfusion machine for three days and then implanted into a cancer patient

Damaged liver treated in perfusion machine for three days and then implanted into a cancer patient

CRISPR-CAS9 technique that allows scientists to alter the genetic code of living creatures

CRISPR-CAS9 technique that allows scientists to alter the genetic code of living creatures

Research may lead to new therapies for metabolic disorders and other diseases

Research may lead to new therapies for metabolic disorders and other diseases

New chemical technique with CRISPR gene-editing tool helps to cure genetic diseases

New chemical technique with CRISPR gene-editing tool helps to cure genetic diseases

Reducing the amount of protein in diet produces an array of favorable health outcomes, study says

Reducing the amount of protein in diet produces an array of favorable health outcomes, study says

Scientist reveals the impact of mitochondria in metastatic prostate cancer

Scientist reveals the impact of mitochondria in metastatic prostate cancer

Study shows how Schrenkiella parvula develops faster under stressful conditions

Study shows how Schrenkiella parvula develops faster under stressful conditions

‘Extreme’ plant grows faster under stressful conditions

‘Extreme’ plant grows faster under stressful conditions

New protective mechanism against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease identified

New protective mechanism against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease identified

Scientists reveal the origins and provide a detailed ID card of pancreatic endocrine stem cells

Scientists reveal the origins and provide a detailed ID card of pancreatic endocrine stem cells