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How the kidney maintains sulfate homeostasis in the body

Sulfates are essential to maintain a healthy life and the kidney plays a central role in transporting sulfate from tubular fluid, thereby retaining it in the…

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Starvation causes cell remodelling

Body cells burn off fat reserves when nutrient supply from food ceases. A team led by Professor Volker Haucke and Dr. Wonyul Jang from the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für…

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Bundesagentur für Sprunginnovationen fördert Vorhaben zur Entwicklung antiviraler Mittel

Internationales Antivirus-Projekt MUCBOOST um Dr. Daniel Lauster vom Institut für Chemie und Biochemie erhält rund 1,5 Millionen Euro / eines von sechs ausgezeichneten…

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Inhibitor of lipid kinase PI3KC2α identified as potential new treatment of thrombosis

The lipid kinase PI3KC2α is a potential pharmacological target for the treatment of thrombosis and, possibly, cancer. Researchers from the Leibniz-Forschungsinstitut für…

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Dense and permeable: molecular organization of tight junctions decoded

They seal epithelial cells and, under certain conditions, allow the passage of ions and water: Tight junctions form a paracellular barrier in tissues and their dysfunction…

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Büsten von Marguerite und Marthe Vogt enthüllt

Würdigung von zwei bedeutenden Wissenschaftlerinnen des 20. Jahrhunderts

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Knowledge Transfer

School classes from year ten onwards and their teachers are invited to attend the talk "Arzneimittel, Drogen, Gifte, Homöopathie  –  was man darüber wissen sollte" (45 min).
The talk can be followed by a tour of the institute (45 mins).