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Single-cell Secrets

Single-cell research reveals new insights into SARS-CoV-2, the opioid crisis, neurogenesis, and fertility.


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Scientists have realized that the billions of cells that make up the human body are more distinct than previously anticipated. With new single-cell technologies, researchers understand how a given cell type operates and appreciate its underlying complexity, including genetic patterns and novel cellular subtypes.

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  • Provides new evidence for neuron production in adults
  • Shows how opioids suppress antiviral genes in immune cells
  • Reveals why COVID-19 is more severe in some patients
  • Characterizes meiosis in sperm cells