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Biosensor for detecting defects in the protein balance of cells

Cells are full. Full of a wide range of proteins. What matters is the right mixture. Read more

New molecular targets detected in colorectal cancer cells

Findings in the field of olfactory research may help develop a novel therapy approach. Read more

Discovery of a rare muscle disorder

The cause of this disease had not been identified until a painstaking search was carried out by Bochum-based doctors. Yet many questions pertaining to the underlying mechanisms have still remained open. Read more


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