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Heme, a poisonous nutrient, tracked by 'Green Lantern' sensor


May 30, 2016

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The toxin heme is essential to life, but cells must make use of it sparingly and carefully, as poor heme management can lead to Alzheimer's disease, heart disease and cancer. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology tailored ratiometric sensors to track heme's movements in yeast cells for the first known time.Full Story

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