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Xiaodan Li und Richard Kammerer haben erstmals ein Enzym charakterisiert, das ein wichtiges Werkzeug für die Kreislaufwirtschaft werden könnte. Auf dem Monitor sieht man schematisch abgebildet den entscheidenden Teil des aktiven Zentrums dieses Enzyms.

A bionanomachine for green chemistry

Media Releases Biology Fundamentals of Nature

PSI researchers have characterised a unique enzyme from bacteria that enables an important chemical reaction.

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Kammerer Leka

New possibilities for a healing toxin

Media Releases Biology Health Innovation Medical Science

PSI researchers discover a surprising mechanism that could broaden the spectrum of therapeutic uses of botulinum toxin.

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Prof. Dr. G. V. Shivashankar

Enabling early detection of cancer

Media Releases Health Innovation Medical diagnostics

PSI researchers develop a fundamentally new method for early detection of cancer.

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G.V. Shivashankar, Leiter des Labors für Biologie im Nanobereich am PSI

Reprogramming tissue mechanically

Media Releases Biology Health Innovation Medical Science

Scientists at PSI have used mechanical stimuli to turn connective tissue cells into stem-cell-like cells and transplanted these into damaged skin tissue. This speeds up the regeneration of the skin and the healing of wounds.

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Krankheiten an der Wurzel packen

Grasping diseases by the roots

Biology Medical Science

PSI researchers take pictures of cell nuclei using modern high-resolution imaging techniques, employ learning algorithms to comb through these data, and thus can more reliably identify anomalies.

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Krankheiten an der Wurzel packen

More than just a support structure

Biology Medical Science

Each cell in the human body contains a cytoskeleton. Contrary to what the name suggests, the cytoskeleton is far more than just a support structure.

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Eintauchen ins Zellskelett

Immerse yourself in the cytoskeleton

Biology Medical Science Fundamentals of Nature

The cytoskeleton is a little marvel. Probing it promises to reveal, among other things, new possibilities for cancer therapy.

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Adrian Wanner

Deciphering the secrets of the brain

Media Releases Neurosciences Fundamentals of Nature

A place for cutting-edge research: PSI researchers to receive comprehensive funding from the US NIH for their brain research.

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Sandra Mous

Sandra Mous received the ETH Medal for her dissertation at ETH Zurich

Sandra Mous received the ETH Medal for her dissertation at ETH Zurich under the supervision of Prof. Gebhard F.X. Schertler, Division Head of Biology and Chemistry at PSI. She captured the first molecular movie of an anion transported across the cell membrane by a protein pump. Congratulations!

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