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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.
Largest study identifies causal genetic variants associated with type 1 diabetes risk

Largest study identifies causal genetic variants associated with type 1 diabetes risk

Researchers successfully create genetically engineered marsupials via genome editing

Researchers successfully create genetically engineered marsupials via genome editing

New genetic technique shows the relationship between thyroid function and lipid profile

New genetic technique shows the relationship between thyroid function and lipid profile

Making memories necessitates a lot of DNA breakage

Making memories necessitates a lot of DNA breakage

Castration of male sheep delays aging of DNA, study shows

Castration of male sheep delays aging of DNA, study shows

Study unravels genetic markers involved in life’s momentous milestones

Study unravels genetic markers involved in life’s momentous milestones

New method to control the complex communication network of cells

New method to control the complex communication network of cells

Natural killer cells target breast cancer using the body’s immune system

Natural killer cells target breast cancer using the body’s immune system

New understanding of the molecular basis behind continuous stem cell activity in plants

New understanding of the molecular basis behind continuous stem cell activity in plants

Commonly used antidepressant drugs can also help the immune system to attack cancer

Commonly used antidepressant drugs can also help the immune system to attack cancer

Diets that increase inflammation linked to increased risk of breast cancer

Diets that increase inflammation linked to increased risk of breast cancer

More informed choices of contraceptives can prevent breast cancer

More informed choices of contraceptives can prevent breast cancer

Breast cancer survivors have higher risk of new cancer diagnosis compared to healthy individuals

Breast cancer survivors have higher risk of new cancer diagnosis compared to healthy individuals

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