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Entry from: 25.09.2018  
Category: Press Releases, News

EU-OPENSCREEN als europäische Forschungsinfrastruktur ausgezeichnet - weniger Hürden bei der Suche nach neuen Wirkstoffen

Die Europäische Kommission verleiht dem Konsortium EU-OPENSCREEN den begehrten Status European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC). Das Konsortium bündelt die Infrastruktur von 20 Forschungsinstituten aus bislang sieben europäischen Ländern. Am 25. (...)[more]

Entry from: 28.08.2018  
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Presynapses come in a packet – Berlin Scientists Identify the Components and Architecture of Neuronal Contact Sites

Synapses are the interfaces for information exchange between neurons. Teams of scientists working with Professor Dr. Volker Haucke, Director at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) and Professor at the Freie Universität Berlin, and (...)[more]

Entry from: 08.08.2018  
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A molecular switch may serve as new target point for cancer and diabetes therapies

If certain signaling cascades are misregulated, diseases like cancer, obesity and diabetes may occur. A mechanism recently discovered by scientists at the Leibniz- Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) in Berlin and at the University of Geneva has (...)[more]

Entry from: 17.07.2018  
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Volume-Regulated Anion Channels Increase Sugar Sensitivity of Insulin-Producing Cells

Insulin, an important hormone regulating blood sugar levels in the body, is produced in glucose-sensing β-cells located in the pancreas. The notion of volume-regulated anion channels (VRACs) modulating the release of this key hormone was suspected for some time (...)[more]

Entry from: 14.05.2018  
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High Honors for Christian Hackenberger

The European Peptide Society honors scientist Christian Hackenberger with the Leonidas Zervas Award 2018 for his outstanding success in peptide research. This is one of the most coveted awards for exceptional scientists in the field of peptide research. [more]

Entry from: 04.05.2018  
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When Bacteria Build Homes

Bacteria like to make their gooey homes along boundary surfaces to protect themselves from inclement conditions and attacks. So far, however, the architectural strategy of these bacteria has eluded researchers. A team working with the scientists Anne Diehl (...)[more]

Entry from: 21.03.2018  
Category: News, Press Releases


EU-OPENSCREEN ERIC is officially announced in the European Official Journal of the EU. The Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) is involved in the setting up of the infrastructure in Germany, which is funded by the Federal Ministry of (...)[more]

Entry from: 19.03.2018  
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Start-up Tubulis Technologies erhält Leibniz-Gründerpreis 2018

Das gemeinsame Gründungsvorhaben Tubulis Technologies des Leibniz-Forschungsinstituts für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP) und der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) ist mit dem Gründerpreis der Leibniz-Gemeinschaft 2018 ausgezeichnet worden. Die Gründer (...)[more]

Entry from: 02.03.2018  
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How to Overcome the Blood Brain Barrier

The blood brain barrier is a mighty obstacle. Some substances in the blood are toxic to the sensitive brain. The barrier protects the brain and prevents these substances from crossing into the brain environment. While this is of great benefit, the barrier also (...)[more]

Entry from: 19.02.2018  
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A Matter of Dynamics

Most ion channels are very selective about the ions, which may or may not pass through them. They may be conductive for potassium ions and non-conductive for sodium ions or vice versa. However, a number of ion channels allows for the efficient passage of both (...)[more]


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