JBC: Spreading aggressive traits between cancer cells


A new study in the Journal of Biological Chemistry indicates that exosomes can hold and transfer integrin molecules known to promote metastasis in several cancers.

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JBC: Series on the cell biology of GPCR signaling


The Journal of Biological Chemistry has a new collection of minireviews examining the current research on G-protein coupled receptors. 

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JBC: Stem cells and early-stage placental development


A recent paper in the Journal of Biological Chemistry lends credence to the notion that bona fide trophoblasts can be obtained from human embryonic stem cells.

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MCP: Boar semen biomarkers predict litter size


A study in the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics describes biomarkers on boar sperm that can predict the animal’s fertility.

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MCP: Using hamsters to study hemorrhagic fever


An article in the journal Molecular & Cellular Proteomics reports molecular events throughout the course of infection in a model of hemorrhagic fever virus infection in hamsters. 

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