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Press Releases

- How to target a gene

Scientists find proteins important for plant development, DNA repair and gene targeting

- Stiffness matters

Nanomedicine entry into cancer cells can be tuned by modulating the stiffness of the plasma membrane

- Nano-switches in the cell

A team with researchers from Freiburg discovered a new mechanism for the regulation of protein synthesis

- More than 100.000 switches

Freiburg researchers map out the atlas of gene regulators in human cardiac cells for the first time

- Muscle recovery

The Lsd1 enzyme decides whether fat or muscle cells develop in the regenerating muscle

- Energy supply channels

Freiburg scientists elucidate the mechanism for inserting protein molecules into the outer compartment of mitochondria

- The main switch

The three-dimensional folding of DNA provides important epigenetic mechanisms in the formation of cardiac muscle cells

- Building new moss factories

New EU project will promote the environmentally friendly production of complex molecules for medicine and industry

- Ten years of excellence

Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine and Centre for Biological Signalling Studies celebrate their anniversary