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Entry from: 09.08.2019  
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Gene for acid-sensitive ion channel identified

In the human body the salt content of cells and their surrounding is regulated by sophisticated transport systems. Special channels in the cell membrane selectively permit salt ions to flow in and out of cells. A research team led by Professor Thomas Jentsch at (...)[more]

Entry from: 08.08.2019  
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Bringing cancer medication safely to its destination

Treating cancer more selectively and more effectively – this could be achieved with an innovative technology developed by teams of researchers at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (...)[more]

Entry from: 08.08.2019  
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It’s certain – there are no water molecules between the ions in the selectivity filter of potassium channels

Do only potassium ions pass through the selectivity filter of a potassium channel, or are there water molecules between the ions? This question has been a source of controversy for years. Researchers led by Prof. Adam Lange from the Leibniz- Forschungsinstitut (...)[more]

Entry from: 16.07.2019  
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FMP Researchers Identify "Gearbox" in Glutamate Receptor

Glutamate receptors play an important role in the communication of brain cells. How they function in detail isn’t fully clear. A team of researchers led by Professor Andrew Plested, scientist at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP), (...)[more]

Entry from: 04.03.2019  
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A protein for learning

A protein called Unc13a is crucial for nerve cells to amplify the signal they send to downstream cells. The process of amplification is important for learning, but also to keep the nervous system functional after disturbances. This has been shown by researchers (...)[more]

Entry from: 27.02.2019  
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Pharmacological master key discovered to calm nerve activity

A research team from Berlin and Kiel discovers new pharmacological mechanism in potassium channels. With this, excessive electrical activity in nerve or muscle cells can be contained. The results have been published in the renowned scientific journal Science. [more]

Entry from: 18.02.2019  
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"Salt Prince" CC1: Newly discovered protein has important function in plants - and could also be important for Alzheimer's research

An international team led by scientists Arndt Wallmann from the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) and Christopher Kesten from the University of Melbourne, now ETH Zurich, describe in a recent study published in the scientific journal (...)[more]

Entry from: 08.01.2019  
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Volker Haucke receives Feldberg Prize

Prof. Volker Haucke, Director at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) receives the Feldberg Prize 2020, which is awarded annually by the Feldberg Foundation for anglo-german scientific exchange. The aim is to promote scientific (...)[more]

Entry from: 28.11.2018  
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More sensitive MRI diagnostics thanks to innovative “elastic” contrast media

Researchers from the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) have found a new method for obtaining high-quality images in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), that requires less contrast medium compared to current methods. It is made possible (...)[more]

Entry from: 26.11.2018  
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Researchers identify potential active drug substance for rare disease

Cavernous malformations in the brain: Indirubin-3-monoxime may be able to relieve symptoms In a wide-ranging study involving zebrafish, a consortium of the Hannover Medical School (MHH) and the University of Potsdam (UP) led by Professor Salim Seyfried has (...)[more]


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