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The smallest particle of a substance that has all of the physical and chemical properties of that substance. Molecules are made up of two or more atoms - for example, a molecule of water is made up of two atoms of hydrogen and one of oxygen.

Articles using this Glossary Item

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Two-drug approach could offer hope to ovarian cancer patients 27 September 2021 News
Pancreatic organoids grown on synthetic structure give insight into cancer 20 September 2021 News
Reducing levels of anti-implantation molecule increases IVF success 31 August 2021 News
Microfluidics system automates embryo freezing and reduces cryoinjuries 24 May 2021 News
How sperm transfer epigenetic memories to the embryo 22 March 2021 News
Obituary: Professor Lewis Wolpert, renowned developmental biologist 1 February 2021 News
Mechanism identified to keep sperm swimming straight 11 January 2021 News
The impact of COVID-19 on oocytes 11 January 2021 Comment
Podcast Review: Pimp My Genome – The wonderful world of epigenetics 5 October 2020 Review
Embryo development 'clock' differs in mouse and human 21 September 2020 News
Known genes associated with male infertility doubled 3 August 2020 News
Human sperm cells grown in vitro as a potential step to treat male infertility 20 July 2020 News
Human stem cells used to mimic early embryo development 15 June 2020 News
Alternative framework for heredity proposed 27 April 2020 News
BRCA gene does not affect survival in those treated for breast cancer 15 January 2018 News
Alcohol found to boost cancer risk by damaging stem cell DNA 8 January 2018 News
Night shifts may hinder DNA repair 3 July 2017 News
New approach to tackle breast cancer 24 April 2017 News
'Later-life' genes activated during stress 27 February 2017 News
Simple blood test could be 'smoke detector' for throat cancer 12 September 2016 News
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Events using this Glossary Item

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Bioinformatics for Trainee Cytogeneticists and Molecular Geneticists
7 September 2009 Nowgen Centre, 29 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9WU, UK
A course for trainee cytogeneticists and molecular geneticists...
Physics of Cells: From the Edge to the Heart
6 September 2009 Congress Centre, Hotel Zora, Raduća BB, Primošten 22202, Šibenik-Knin County, Croatia
The 1st European Molecular Biology Organisation conference on Cell Biophysics...
Mouse Genetics and Genomics: Development and Disease
2 September 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
The 22nd Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory/Wellcome Trust event on Mouse Genetics and Genomics...
School on Biology of Social Cognition
9 August 2009 Wellcome Trust Conference Centre, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, UK
An event addressing the biological underpinnings of social behaviour....