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University of Freiburg

Press Releases

- New model of T cell activation

Biologists from the University Freiburg show that cholesterol prevents an immune response, even when no antigen is present

- No sex required

German-Israeli team discovers gene trigger for asexual reproduction

- Lipids support protein machinery

University of Freiburg researchers discover that integration of molecular barrels into the membrane depends on its composition

- Traffic jam in the cell

A German-Polish team with scientists from Freiburg revealed how cells survive mistargeting of mitochondrial proteins

- How cancer cells avoid shutdown

University of Freiburg researchers unravel mechanisms by which a protein that promotes tumour growth is produced during stress

- Stem cell switch on the move

Biologists from the University of Freiburg demonstrate how signals in plant roots determine the activity of stem cells