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Study shows SARS-CoV-2 exhibits differential tropism for nasal epithelial cells with age

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 exhibits differential tropism for nasal epithelial cells with age

Immotile cilia sense the direction of extracellular fluid during development to break left-right symmetry

Immotile cilia sense the direction of extracellular fluid during development to break left-right symmetry

Scientists pinpoint the routes taken by SARS-CoV-2 to enter and exit cells in our nasal cavity

Scientists pinpoint the routes taken by SARS-CoV-2 to enter and exit cells in our nasal cavity

Cilia act as sensors to establish body left-right asymmetry during embryogenesis

Cilia act as sensors to establish body left-right asymmetry during embryogenesis

Researchers discover new cellular component with importance for the sense of smell

Researchers discover new cellular component with importance for the sense of smell

Innovations in expansion microscopy allow unprecedented view of the interior of cells

Innovations in expansion microscopy allow unprecedented view of the interior of cells

Virus-only diet can fuel the physiological and population growth of an organism

Virus-only diet can fuel the physiological and population growth of an organism

Removal of cilia from the brain's striatum impairs time perception and judgment, study finds

Removal of cilia from the brain's striatum impairs time perception and judgment, study finds

Researchers reveal native 3D structure of the ciliary base for the first time

Researchers reveal native 3D structure of the ciliary base for the first time

New gene therapy approach could help prevent blindness in children with Leber congenital amaurosis

New gene therapy approach could help prevent blindness in children with Leber congenital amaurosis

New kind of synapse discovered in neurons’ tiny hairs

New kind of synapse discovered in neurons’ tiny hairs

Discovery paves the way for specific therapies for common form of childhood brain and spine tumor

Discovery paves the way for specific therapies for common form of childhood brain and spine tumor

Neuronal cilia are important for dopamine receptor 1 signaling, study shows

Neuronal cilia are important for dopamine receptor 1 signaling, study shows

Study uncovers an over-looked mechanism that likely contributes to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

Study uncovers an over-looked mechanism that likely contributes to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease

Roundworms shed light on vision loss in a rare human genetic disorder

Roundworms shed light on vision loss in a rare human genetic disorder

New discovery could lead to the development of therapeutic approaches for retinitis pigmentosa

New discovery could lead to the development of therapeutic approaches for retinitis pigmentosa

SARS-CoV-2 damages cilia

SARS-CoV-2 damages cilia

Scientists discover a new role for protein complex at the center of Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Scientists discover a new role for protein complex at the center of Bardet-Biedl syndrome

New micro-sized artificial cilial system may power diagnostic devices in future

New micro-sized artificial cilial system may power diagnostic devices in future

Researchers create artificial cell membrane that can be kept stable for over 50 days

Researchers create artificial cell membrane that can be kept stable for over 50 days