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Research Highlights

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]

Entry from: 16.07.2012  
Category: Research Highlights

100 Seconds Instead of 1100 Years: Berlin Researchers Achieve Breakthrough For New Diagnostic Procedure

A new kind of MRI approach based on xenon biosensors – that is the vision being pursued by a group of researchers at the Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP). They have now made a decisive breakthrough: Using optimized imaging techniques, they can (...)[more]

Entry from: 14.06.2012  
Category: Research Highlights

A richer palette of colors for the "histone code"

The Selenko lab makes a breakthrough in deciphering the way cells write and read the information on histones. [more]

Entry from: 05.06.2012  
Category: Research Highlights

Stress Receptors: The Slight but Crucial Difference

Receptors possess signal sequences through which the sensors are directed to the right place in the cell membrane. However, one receptor for stress response steps out of line, as the research group led by Ralf Schülein has now discovered.[more]

Entry from: 10.01.2012  
Category: Research Highlights

Persistence pays off – research breakthrough after eight years

People with a rare disorder known as familial startle disease often fall like a log when they are startled by something unexpected. The cause for this exaggerated startle response is a defective ion channel found in certain neurons in the spinal cord. This rare (...)[more]

Entry from: 23.11.2011  
Category: Research Highlights

Exposing a Fata Morgana of smell

The Jentsch lab identifies a protein long thought to be crucial to smell...and finds that it isn´t. [more]

Entry from: 21.11.2011  
Category: Research Highlights

Good, good, good (and sometimes not so good) vibrations

It's easy to find connections between the senses of touch and hearing: just run a finger along the teeth of a comb.[more]


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