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Waste Removal in Worms Reveals New Mechanism to Regulate Calcium Signaling

January 4, 2013

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Calcium is so much more than the mineral that makes our bones and teeth strong: It's a ubiquitous signaling molecule that provides crucial information inside of and between cells. Scientists have discovered a new way that calcium signaling may be controlled. In worms, a specific microRNA fine tunes such signaling, a finding that should be of great help to the thousands of scientists who study the important role of calcium signaling in health and disease.Full Story

University of Rochester Medical Center

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