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Microscopy of centrioles.

Does expansion microscopy deliver true-to-life images of cellular structures? That was not sure yet. A new publication in "Nature Methods" shows for the first time that the method actually works reliably.

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3d-Model of the guard cell potassium ion channel GORK

The plant hormone jasmonic acid also performs a function that was previously unknown. It ensures that the leaf pores close when leaves are injured. For the plant, this could be an emergency signal.

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Schematic scheme of a spidroin

Spider silk belongs to the toughest fibres in nature and has astounding properties. Scientists from the University of Würzburg discovered new molecular details of self-assembly of a spider silk fibre protein.

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Picture: Sabine Fischer

Since October 2018, Sabine Fischer heads the research group for Supramolecular and Cellular Simulations at the Center for Computational and Theoretical Biology (CCTB). Now she will introduce herself with a lecture titled “Auf gute Nachbarschaft!/To being good neighbours! Mathematical biology of intercellular interactions in developing tissues”.

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