Monthly Archives: May 2011

Hierarchical endosymbiosis (the “wheel and hub” motif)

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Prison escape by cellular inmates?

What you see in the picture below looks like some kind of primitive fungal colony, releasing spores. In was in fact derived from a colony of serum-arrested mouse L-1210 cells degrading under a coverslip. The immediate reaction of a tissue … Continue reading

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Does apoptosis recapitulate phylogeny in reverse?

(Click here for the latest posts) (This post has been revised to include images, see post on April 25, 2017) You can blow a house to smithereens using explosives or you can carefully deconstruct it to avoid collateral damage. Necrosis … Continue reading

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