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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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Mechanism of bacterial toxins in deadly attacks

A harmful and often deadly substance made by bacteria, a bacterial toxin manipulates host cell functions and disrupts vital cell processes in a living organism. Bacterial…

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Chloride ion channel ASOR is required for vesicle shrinkage

Since the discovery of the chloride ion channel ASOR three years ago, researchers have been searching for its biological functions. Now, the team led by Prof. Thomas Jentsch…

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FMP & LMU spin-off Tubulis closes €60 million Series B financing to accelerate its ADC Pipeline

The company Tubulis announced today the closing of a Series B financing round totaling €60 million to advance the development of a novel class of highly stable and efficient…

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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).