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Evolutionary Tuning of a Cellular “Powerhouse”
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Evolutionary Tuning of a Cellular “Powerhouse”

Researchers in Freiburg and Bonn provide the first comprehensive mapping of the protein machineries in the mitochondria, the powerhouses of the cell

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Motile Sperm and Frequent Abortions in Spreading Earthmoss
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Motile Sperm and Frequent Abortions in Spreading Earthmoss

Freiburg researchers discover that sperm motility and anchoring of the spore capsule in the spreading earthmoss Physcomitrella are influenced by the auxin transporter PINC.

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Thermal motions and oscillation modes determine the uptake of bacteria in cells
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Thermal motions and oscillation modes determine the uptake of bacteria in cells

Team at the University of Freiburg analyzes how model bacteria dock to and penetrate membrane bubbles.

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Actin affects the spread of cancer in several ways
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Actin affects the spread of cancer in several ways

The transport of molecules along the cell’s skeleton plays a role in cancer metastasis, Freiburg researchers show

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Taking off with a diseased immune system

Researchers of the Clusters of Excellence CIBSS and RESIST publish: At least 2,300 people in Germany live with a congenital immune deficiency.

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Endogenous molecule protects from life-threatening complications after stem-cell transplantation
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Endogenous molecule protects from life-threatening complications after stem-cell transplantation

CIBSS researchers find that an antimicrobial molecule modifies T-cell-signalling and thus attenuates overshooting immune reactions

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Sugar-based inhibitors disarm the pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa
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Sugar-based inhibitors disarm the pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Researchers from Saarbrücken and Freiburg develop promising active ingredient to combat multi-resistant bacteria.

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Newly discovered surface structures may affect immune function
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Newly discovered surface structures may affect immune function

Freiburg researchers describe a ridge network on the membrane of B lymphocytes for the first time

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Formation of pores in mitochondrial membrane elucidated
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Formation of pores in mitochondrial membrane elucidated

Study by a team of researchers from Freiburg and Kyoto investigates formation of beta-barrel membrane proteins that make up the pores

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A matter of identity
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A matter of identity

An online workshop and podium discussion about the experiences of LGBTQ+ researchers in STEM raised awareness of the importance of active inclusivity in science

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