Daily Archives: March 16, 2018

Can the chloroplast division machinery be evolutionarily dated back to bacteria?

The chloroplast, known to have originated around a billion years ago, is now one of the most recognizable characteristics of the plant cell. After the engulfment of the ancient cyanobacterium by the eukaryotic host cell, the former

Seminal fluid in infertility: more than just a vehicle

Infertility, which affects 15 % of couples worldwide, is defined as failure of conception despite unprotected sexual intercourse during a period of more than twelve months. Focus on infertility studies has been taking place for decades, however,