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Delivery of sub-mm wavelength microwave spectrometer worth 1.5 Mio €

December 2014. The new 260 GHz EPR spectrometer will allow the research group of Thomas Prisner to investigate macromolecular systems under physiological conditions with higher spectral resolution.


New approach to modifying functional properties of rhodopsin optogenetic tools

December 2014 – via the retinal chromophore, not the protein


Better imaging through chemistry

December 2014. Commentary on the contributions made by the Nobel laureates in Chemistry 2014


Mechanistic basis for antigen translocation

Novermber 2014. Determinants of the directionality and energetics of active export by the heterodimeric ABC transporter TAP


Hypoxia protein also regulates growth factors

November 2014. Why cancer cells grow despite a lack of oxygen


Macromolecular transport complex in motion

November 2014. Subnanometre-resolution structure of the heterodimeric ABC exporter TmrAB elucidated


Obituary for Prof. Bernhard Brutschy

CEF Senior Scientist Bernhard Brutschy died at the age of 68 on 14th of October 2014


Unprecedented mechanism in bacterial efflux pump revealed

October 2014. Coupling of remote alternating-access transport mechanisms for protons and substrates in the multidrug efflux pump AcrB of E. coli


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