Tag Archives: secretion

Yarrowia lipolytica: how a yeast becomes a workhorse for biotechnology

Yarrowia lipolytica is a yeast species belonging to the Ascomycota fungi phylum (like the well-known baker’s and brewer’s yeasts, both from Saccharomyces cerevisiae species). This innocuous yeast can be found in a large range of ecosystems (soils,

Minute exocrine glands in the compound eyes of water strider

Epidermis of insects are covered with sensilla (sensory receptors) and exocrine glands, which are responsible for sensing and interacting with the external environment. Exocrine glands secret chemicals, such as pheromones, lubricant and noxious substances, to the outside

Save your pancreas from diabetes! Your beta cell reserve is critical for prevention and treatment of diabetes.

To date the number of people with diabetes is estimated to be 387 million over the world. This number is continuing to increase and predicted to be 592 million in 2035. Despite the recent advance in the