Metabolomics

Characterizing the brain, cell by cell

An interview with Professor Jonathan Sweedler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, MA (Cantab) Please can you give a brief introduction to your research and cell-to-cell signaling in the brain? My group develops approaches to study cell-to-cell ...

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Metabolomics: Small molecules, single cells

Torsten Wittmann/SPL Researchers are developing innovative methods to understand the inner workings of individual cells. Sitting in his first-floor office, in an industrial lab space that opens onto a field of grazing cattle, analytical chemist Renato Zenobi explains one of ...

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Metabolomics: Small molecules, single cells – Nature.com

Nature.com Metabolomics: Small molecules, single cellsNature.comYet its complexity means that metabolomics has lagged behind other ‘omics’. Unlike DNA and RNA, metabolites cannot be amplified. Although some metabolites can reach millimolar concentrations, a single cell offers a limited volume for analysis ...

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Away from home: Living with plants

Today we get to hear from Biswapriya Biswavas Misra, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur and currently a postdoctoral researcher at Chen Laboratory, Department of Biology in University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. Biswapriya says his passion for plant biology surpasses everything else in ...

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