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Biochemical cell signals quantified for first time
Date:9/15/2011

ing the idea to bio-chemical pathways.

They hope to build on this research by zeroing in on the role of cell signaling in specific diseases.

In particular, Nemenman wants to analyze and compare the signaling capacities of a cancerous cell versus a normal cell.

"Cancerous cells divide when they shouldn't, which means they are making bad decisions," he says. "I would like to quantify that decision-making process and determine if cancer cells have reduced information transduction capacities, or if they have the same capacities as healthy cells and are simply making wrong decisions."

Nemenman uses a malfunctioning computer as an example. "If you push the 'a' key on your computer and a 'd' always shows up, that means the computer is misprogrammed but the information from your keystroke gets through just fine," he says. "But if you keep pressing the letter 'a' and different, random letters show up, that indicates a problem with the way the information is being transmitted."


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