Heme, a poisonous nutrient, tracked by ‘Green Lantern’ sensor

Posted by on May 30, 2016 7:33 pm
Categories: health

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, heart disease and cancer. Researchers tailored ratiometric sensors to tracks heme’s movements in yeast cells for the first known time.

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