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How to combat stress

Life is full of stress, and all life forms — from bacteria to humans — have evolved ways of sensing and responding to it. The latest findings shed light on how cells deal with stress.

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Figure 1: Emergency response at the endoplasmic reticulum.

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Nicchitta, C. How to combat stress. Nature 457, 668–669 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/457668a

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