Cellular senescence Current Affairs, GK & News
Dr. Chandrima Shaha is set to be the first woman president of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA). She is currently Professor of Eminence at the National Institute of Immunology (NII) of Delhi. As a biologist, Ms. Shaha has focussed on apoptosis (or programmed cell death). Her laboratory uses the uni-cellular leishmania parasite as a ..
Topics: Apoptosis • Biology • Branches of biology • Cell biology • Cell death • Cellular senescence • Chandrima Shaha • Immunology • Indian National Science Academy • Leishmania • Programmed cell death • Trypanosomatida
Disarib is a noble small molecule, designed and synthesised by Indian researchers, has shown promise in targeted killing of cancer cells. The molecule (Disarib) works by binding itself to a protein called BCL2, which suppresses the death of cancerous cells. While BCL2 protein is produced in excess in cancer cells, its expression is almost undetectable ..