Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Zellbiologie und Genetik

 
Earth & Life
9. Juni 2020, 14:48
Research results, Scientific Publications

DNA Loops – Organizers of the Genome

With more than 3 billion base pairs, the human genome in each cell nucleus stretches to a physical length of two meters. How cells organize those...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
17. April 2020, 11:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

The Lipid Code

Lipids, or fats, have many functions in our body: They form membrane barriers, store energy or act as messengers, which regulate cell growth and...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
2. März 2020, 13:47
Research results, Scientific Publications

Controlling organ size and shape

During development and regeneration, organs must attain proper shape and size. This requires a control system that coordinates the behavior of...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
25. Februar 2020, 10:37
Research results, Scientific Publications

The genetic secret of night vision

One of the most remarkable characteristics of the vertebrate eye is its retina. Surprisingly, the sensitive portions of the photoreceptor cells...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
22. Januar 2020, 13:59
Research results, Scientific Publications

Let’s build a cell

Cells are the basic unit of life. They provide an environment for the fundamental molecules of life to interact, for reactions to take place and...  [mehr]

 
 
 
Earth & Life
5. November 2019, 9:54
Research results, Scientific Publications

How cells stick together tightly

Our organs are specialized compartments, each with its own milieu and function. To seal our organs, the cells in the tissue must form a barrier...  [mehr]