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Research Highlights

Entry from: 04.06.2014  
Category: Research Highlights

Turbocharger for nerve cells: operation of ADHS gene investigated

CELL REPORTS AND NEURON Individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity syndrome (ADHS) often have a higher frequency of mutations in the gene for GIT1 – the research group headed by Volker Haucke has now established the role played by this protein at neuronal (...)[more]

Entry from: 02.04.2014  
Category: Research Highlights

Leukodystrophy: an enigmatic inherited white matter disease associated with changes in chloride flux

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS People afflicted with leukodystrophy often experience difficulty with basic motor skills such as walking or coordinating their movements, and sometimes suffer from epileptic episodes. Efforts toward a better understanding into the genetic (...)[more]

Entry from: 14.01.2014  
Category: Research Highlights

Magnetic resonance tomography of the future: diagnostic imaging using xenon

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE INT. ED. Berlin researchers have made a further breakthrough in their development of a new kind of methodology for diagnostic imaging. With the help of xenon biosensors, even tiny pathogenic details could become visible in the future – cancer (...)[more]

Entry from: 22.10.2013  
Category: Research Highlights

Finless fish – fatal faults in cellular transport

CURRENT BIOLOGY Research on vesicle transport in cells was awarded this year's Nobel Prize – Berlin researchers now show that this transport mechanism also controls activation of genes. Vesicles thus play a significant role during embryonic development and also (...)[more]

Entry from: 05.07.2013  
Category: Research Highlights

Like an invisible conductor

NATURE Researchers from Berlin show how a simple biochemical reaction controls the production of transport particles in cells – a fundamental process for cell growth and communication between cells. [more]

Entry from: 08.11.2012  
Category: Research Highlights

How bacteria attack their host cells with sticky lollipops

Tübingen and Berlin scientists investigate pathogens by help of solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy – Publications in Nature Methods and Nature Scientific Reports[more]

Entry from: 13.08.2012  
Category: Research Highlights

High Wire Act in the Brain: tuning the speed of glutamate receptors

For the brain to sense the world around us properly, individual nerve cells must transmit thousands of electrical signals per second. In a recently published study, researchers at the Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) and the NeuroCure (...)[more]

 

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