Max-Planck-Institut für molekulare Zellbiologie und Genetik

 
Earth & Life
2. März 2021, 9:27
Research results, Scientific Publications

Organizing genetic material into pockets

All life begins with one cell. During the development of an organism, cells divide and become specialized, yet each cell nucleus contains the same...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
7. Januar 2021, 20:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

Keeping Sperm Cells on Track

One essential component of each eukaryotic cell is the cytoskeleton. Microtubules, tiny tubes consisting of a protein called tubulin, are part of...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
19. Oktober 2020, 17:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

Happiness and the evolution of brain size

During human evolution, the size of the brain increased, especially in a particular part called the neocortex. The neocortex enables us to speak,...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
30. September 2020, 11:26
Research results, Scientific Publications

A peek inside a cellular antenna

Cells sense their environment and send signals to other cells to function properly. The responsible “organ” to perform these functions is the...  [mehr]

 
Earth & Life
3. September 2020, 17:00
Research results, Scientific Publications

Time and brain size – of mice and men

The neocortex, the largest part of our brain, enables us to speak, dream and think. During human evolution, the size of the neocortex has...  [mehr]

 
 
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]