Study finds a mechanism for the composition of liquid droplets in cells

A longstanding mystery in biology is how the millions of molecules bumping around in a cell "find" one another and organize into functional structures. So it was a big surprise in 2008 when participants in the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) Physiology course realized that simple phase separations - like oil separating from water - may be one important way to create order inside a cell.

Study finds a mechanism for the composition of liquid droplets in cells

A longstanding mystery in biology is how the millions of molecules bumping around in a cell "find" one another and organize into functional structures. So it was a big surprise in 2008 when ...

Thu 12 Apr 18 from Phys.org

How molecules in cells 'find' one another and organize into structures, Thu 12 Apr 18 from ScienceDaily

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