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Research Highlights

Entry from: 27.08.2014  
Category: Research Highlights

The search for the VRAC

SCIENCE The Jentsch lab and the FMP Screening Unit identify a long-sought channel that helps cells reduce their volume[more]

Entry from: 04.08.2014  
Category: Research Highlights

Brightly illuminated: Novel magnetic resonance diagnostics can detect diseased cells

PNAS Cell biologists, chemists and physicists from Berlin have successfully demonstrated the functionality of targeted xenon magnetic resonance imaging. The method could be used to specifically visualise pathological changes or certain cells of the body.[more]

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]

 

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