Studying the Individual Cell

Premium

A cell is just one individual in a population, perhaps making up a tissue or part of a bacterial colony living in the human gut or in the ocean. As an individual, it can be slightly different than its neighbors — and that can lead to some interesting findings, as researchers focusing on single cells have been discovering. "One [reason for studying single cells] is the heterogeneity of cells. They are never quite the same, no matter what you are talking about," says Mike White at the University of Liverpool.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

GenomeWeb Premium gives you:
✔ Full site access
✔ Interest-based email alerts
✔ Access to archives

Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.