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Entry from: 15.10.2019  
Category: Press Releases, News

Proof unveiled: Gene mutation in the chloride channel triggers hyperaldosteronism

Hyperaldosteronism is a disease primarily affecting the adrenal glands that leads to high blood pressure due to overproduction of the hormone aldosterone and that may also damage the kidneys. It has only recently emerged that several patients with this condition (...)[more]

Entry from: 03.09.2019  
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Volker Haucke admitted to the "Academia Europaea"

Prof. Volker Haucke, Director at the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare Pharmakologie (FMP), Professor of Molecular Pharmacology at the Freie Universität Berlin and member of the NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence, has been elected to the renowned "Academia (...)[more]

Entry from: 26.08.2019  
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A new signaling pathway for mTor-dependent cell growth

The activation of mTor complex 1 in the cell is central to many vital processes in the body such as cell growth and metabolism. Overactivity of this signalling pathway can result in diseases such as in diabetic insulin resistance and cancer. A team led by the (...)[more]

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]


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