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The European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology has awarded Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Herbert Waldmann the „Nauta Pharmacochemistry Award in Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology“  [more]
Max Planck Institute’s researchers provide a first 3D snapshot of the CCAN protein complex and raise fundamental questions towards the creation of artificial chromosomes [more]
Known and yet unexpected: many active substances influence the cholesterol homeostasis and thereby possibly a SARS-CoV-2 infection [more]
Stefan Raunser has been elected to the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Arts [more]
Dr. Peng Wu receives 90.000 Euros from the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation for his research on the degradation of mRNA [more]
Max Planck researchers in Dortmund uncover what constitutes the "crown” of the kinetochore [more]
Dr. Peter ‘t Hart receives 90.000 Euros from the Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation for his research on cyclized peptides [more]
The Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation awards 900.000 Euros of funding to Dr. Charles Loh for the development of novel glycosylation reactions to access pharmaceutically relevant carbohydrate derivatives [more]
By modelling the kinetochore from scratch, Max Planck Institute’s researchers get a step closer to creating artificial chromosomes [more]
Dortmund research initiative proves benefit of vaccination after recovery from COVID-19
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German-Argentinian Max Planck Partner groups reveal molecular morse code in stem cells encrypting differentiation information
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An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the MPI Dortmund created a  synthetic cell with life-like properties that revealed fundamental principles of morphogenesis and perception [more]
Max Planck Institute’s researchers visualise the structure of the muscle protein nebulin using electron cryo-tomography [more]
Research consortium around Prof. Andrea Musacchio receives DFG funding to investigate mechanisms that regulate organismal development and regeneration  [more]
New insights into the bacterial type VI secretion system could one day help to develop antibacterial and antifungal applications
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Dr. Elena Reckzeh is awarded the Otto Hahn Medal 2020 of the Max Planck Society for her outstanding scientific achievements in the field of chemical biology [more]
Research team creates molecular basis for a better understanding of the regulation of cellular degradation processes [more]
Morphological fingerprinting could help identify side effects and new bioactive compounds in drug discovery
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Max Planck Institute’s researchers use electron cryo-tomography to reveal novel molecular details of skeletal sarcomeres [more]
For his lifetime achievements in peptide and protein chemistry Herbert Waldmann is awarded The Josef Rudinger Memorial Lecture Award [more]
Sidney Becker wants to kickstart evolution to understand how life evolved from pure chemistry
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Max Planck scientists from Dortmund find immunoregulatory substances with newly developed test system [more]
Max Planck researchers reveal how potassium channels work in insects and discover new ways to target them [more]
Ultrarapid cooling enables the observation of molecular patterns of life
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New product to be launched in March simplifies cryo electron tomography [more]
Dr. Dennis Quentin received the PhD Thesis Award of the Biochemistry Section of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh)
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MPI of Molecular Physiology supported by the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF)  [more]
The group of Aneta Koseska developed a new concept to describe how cells specialize during development [more]
One day, medical compounds could be introduced into cells with the help of bacterial toxins [more]
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