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The Fertilizing Fallopian Tubes

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The fallopian tube mucosal layer is a simple columnar epithelium composed of secretory and ciliated epithelial cells, in order to provide the necessary environment for fertilization of the egg cell...Read more


TH, DBH and PNMT play pivotal roles in catecholamine production in the adrenal medulla

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Located on top of the kidneys like two tiny caps, the adrenal glands play a fundamental role in the endocrine system. We have previously described the human adrenal gland proteome and now it is time to shed light on proteins specific for the medullary compartment of the adrenal gland. These proteins are essential for the synthesis of two major stress coping hormones - adrenaline and noradrenaline...Read more


The history of the microscope

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The advances in histology and cytology, and biology as a whole, wouldn't have been possible without the invention of the microscope. To enlarge objects multiple times, and to be able to study these objects much more closely has contributed a great deal to science, if not the most...Read more


Immunohistochemistry - an invaluable tool for research and healthcare

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Immunohistochemistry was first described by Coons et al. in the beginning of the 1940s, where the authors used fluorescein-labeled antibodies to visualize bacterial antigens in infected tissues. Today, IHC plays a pivotal role in diagnostics and serves as an essential tool in research...Read more


The Human Protein Atlas – the story

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In an article in "Onkologi i Sverige" (Swedish) Prof. Fredrik Pontén has written an article on the history, background and development of the Human Protein Atlas project. General strategies and historic milestones are described as well as an update of the current status of the three main parts of the current version of the Human Protein Atlas; the Normal Tissue Atlas, the Cell Atlas and the recent Pathology Atlas.

Read the full article (in Swedish)...Read more


Upcoming Events


Single Cells: Technology to Biology

February 24, 2019 - February 26, 2019

Dr. Emma Lundberg, will give a presentation on "Dissecting spatiotemporal variations of the human proteome" at the Cell Symposium "Single Cells: Technology to Biology" held at the A* STAR Genome Institute of Singapore. She will present on Monday February 25, at 16:15.
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9th Alpbach Workshop on Affinity Proteomics

March 11, 2019 - March 13, 2019

The 9th Alpbach workshop will take place in the state-of-the-art Congress Centre in Alpbach/Austria.