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Tushev, Glock et al. discover a huge diversity in neuronal mRNA 3’UTRs

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Dynamics of untranslated regions of neuronal mRNA molecules

April 2018. Alternative 3′ UTRs modify the localization, regulatory potential, stability, and plasticity of mRNAs in neuronal compartments


Scholarships available for international Goethe University Master students

April 2019. Full scholarships available for excellent applicants from all over the world with a first degree from a non-German university


Robert Tampé receives ERC Advanced Investigator Grant

April 2018. EU supports research in Frankfurt on the immune response in cells with 2.5 million Euro


Halogen‐aromatic pi-interactions modulate inhibitor residence time

April 2018. Strategy to prolong inhibitor residence times to increase efficacy of medical drugs


Water emerges as key player in the opening of a membrane channel important in optogenetics

March 2018. Early functional dynamics of channelrhodopsin-2 explored through molecular simulations


Opportunities for female scientists

March 2018. Science correspondent interviews Erin Schuman and other MPI directors


AGameOfClones for genotyping of transgenic model organisms

March 2018. New universal vector concept for direct genotyping of transgenic organisms and systematic creation of homozygous lines


Conserved arrangement of complex I and III2 in mitochondrial respiratory chain supercomplexes

March 2018. Mutual arrangement of the two largest components of the respiratory chain is essentially the same in mammals, plants and yeast, indicating that this arrangement is important for electron transfer


Life times of metastable states guide regulatory signaling in transcriptional riboswitches

March 2018. Kinetic and simulation framework contributes to understanding of transcriptional riboswitches


Super-chelators for advanced protein labeling in living cells

February 2018. New chelators permit kinetic profiling, multiplexed labeling of His6 and His12-tagged proteins as well as single-molecule based super-resolution imaging


New target for fertility protective therapy

February 2018. Activation of p63 in oocytes requires consecutive interplay of CHK2 and CK1 kinases


New proteins for new memories

February 2018. Time- and polarity-dependent proteomic changes associated with homeostatic scaling at central synapses


Simone Fulda elected vice-president of Goethe University Frankfurt

February 2018. Childhood cancer expert Simone Fulda elected by the senate of Goethe University as vice-president for research and academic infrastructure.


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