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Faelber et al. Nature (doi 10.1038/s41586-019-1372-3) - please click on the picture for further information
Hofmann, Januliene, Mehdipour et al. Nature (doi 10.1038/ s41586-019-1391-0) - please click on the picture for further information



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Translocation cycle of asymmetric ABC exporters resolved

July 2019. High resolution Cryo-EM structures delineate the full cycle of conformational changes of asymmetric ABC exporter proteins


New insights into the remodelling of mitochondria

July 2019. Structure and assembly of the mitochondrial membrane remodelling GTPase Mgm1


A tug of war: how Salmonella tackles cellular defense mechanisms

July 2019. CYRI/FAM49B negatively regulates RAC1-driven cytoskeletal remodelling and protects against bacterial infection


Simone Fulda elected member of Leopoldina

July 2019. Cancer researcher from Frankfurt elected to Germany's National Academy of Sciences


New insights into ribosome recycling with the enzyme ABCE1

July 2019. The twin-ATPase ABCE1 controls ribosome recycling by an asymmetric dynamic conformational equilibrium


Proteins are needed for memory, but where and when?

July 2019. New research method enables scientists to switch protein synthesis in individual nerve cells on and off at will


Understanding and modulating partial FXR activation

July 2019. The nuclear receptor protein FXR is a promising drug target for the treatment of liver diseases and diabetes


Structure and autoregulation of a flippase that drives active transport of phospholipids

July 2019. Cryo EM study captures the progressive steps from the inhibited flippase to the fully activated conformation


EM study resolves a key question about the functioning of ATP synthase

June 2019. Separation of independent rotary states of mitochondrial ATP synthase reveals the basis of the flexible F1-Fo coupling


High school students visit BMLS

June 2019. Every year CEF and BMLS introduce high school students to real life science research


Neuer LOEWE-Schwerpunkt über Mehrskalen-Modellierung in den Lebenswissenschaften

Juni 2019. Hessisches Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst fördert neue Frankfurter LOEWE-Schwerpunkte


BMLS scientist wins PhD award

June 2019. Frederic Strobl receives award for his comparative study of the embryonic morphogenesis of several insect species


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