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Why remdesivir does not fully stop the coronavirus

January 13, 2021

Remdesivir interferes with the Corona polymerase during copying but does not block it completely, as researchers found out, Their findings may explain why the drug is rather weak in treating covid-19 infections. 

Viral vinaigrette

December 16, 2020
Göttingen researchers have discovered that the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 forms tiny droplets to effectively multiply inside infected cells. This may offer starting points for drug development.

Signals from a miniature MRI unit

November 23, 2020

Göttingen researchers led by Stefan Glöggler measure a biochemical reaction in real time with a low-field magnetic resonance device for the first time. This constitutes an important step towards constructing small, flexible MRI devices.

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Research under safety precautions

April 20, 2020

Several groups have launched projects to help manage the corona pandemic.

New antibodies for animal welfare

Alpacas have special antibodies which can be reduced to nanobodies. They have the potential to replace the most-used antibodies and drastically reduce animal numbers in antibody production.

Upcoming Seminars

MPI Campus Seminar: How can an elongation factor convince the RNA polymerase to move along?

Kristina Zumer
Jan 20, 2021 11:00 - 12:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Online

MPI Campus Seminar: Statistical methods to discover regulatory SNPs in the human genome

Franco Simonetti
Jan 20, 2021 11:00 - 12:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Online

Fassberg Seminar - ONLINE SEMINAR: Liver and pancreas organoids; their application to the study of tissue regeneration and disease

Meritxell Huch
Jan 21, 2021 13:00 - 14:00
Max-Planck-Institut für biophysikalische Chemie (MPIBPC), Room: Zoom Online Seminar

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