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Cell Image of the Month - CCNB1

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Some proteins are expressed periodically during a specific stage of the cell cycle or as a response to various stimuli. As a result, at any given time some cells express the protein of interest and some do not. In the Cell Atlas we denote these images as single-cell variation (SCV). An example of a protein with such variations is CCNB1.

CCNB1, shown here in U-251 MG cells, is essential for cellular proliferation. The abundance of CCNB1 oscillates across the cell cycle, and peaks during G2/M phase. CCNB1 is expressed in the cytoplasm during interphase and translocate to the nucleus during G2/M transition...Read more


263 genes associated with prognostic outcome in glioma

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Gliomas are a group of brain tumors that originate from different types of glial cells in the central nervous system. The prognosis for glioma is generally poor due to limited possibilities for curative treatment. By using a systems level approach to analyze the glioma proteome with respect to clinical outcome based on genome-wide transcriptomics, 263 genes were found to be associated with prognostic outcome...Read more


17th annual PepTalk meeting starts on the 8 January

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PepTalk: The Protein Science Week is one of the largest annual gatherings of protein science researchers in the world. PepTalk attracts nearly 1,300 experts from academia, biotech and pharma who come together for one week of intensive learning and networking to discover new opportunities, apply alternative solutions, and develop promising partnerships. This event covers a wide spectrum of applied protein sciences with emphasis on upstream R&D engineering to downstream biologics production...Read more


Cell Image of the Month - Let there be SUN

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SUN2 (Sad1 and UNC84 domain containing 2), found in the nuclear membrane of cells, is an essential protein for many cellular processes. SUN plays a large role in the organization of multi-nucleated muscle cells, and dysregulation of SUN can cause muscular dystrophy among other diseases...Read more


205 genes associated with prognosis in melanoma

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Malignant melanoma originates from the pigment-producing melanocytes in the epidermal basal layer, and is considered to develop in a multi-step process. By using a systems level approach to analyze the melanoma proteome with respect to clinical outcome based on genome-wide transcriptomics, 205 genes were found to be associated with prognostic outcome...Read more


Upcoming Events


Frontiers in Biology

January 24, 2018

Upcoming presentation by Emma Lundberg at Stanford on "Spatial proteomics and the single cell".

Proteomics in Cell Biology and Disease Mechanisms

February 28, 2018 - March 2, 2018

The Wellcome Genome Campus organizes the conference Proteomics in Cell Biology and Disease Mechanisms where Dr. Emma Lundberg will present "Dissecting the spatiotemporal subcellular distribution of the human proteome". Her talk is scheduled on March 2. Draft programme