15 November 2023
Promiscuity is critical for nourishment. How? This question lies at the focus of research by the Löw Group at EMBL Hamburg. Using structural biology methods, they explore how specialised molecules located in the cell membrane allow cells absorb nutrients from their environment.
3 November 2021
Scientists at EMBL Hamburg determined the molecular structure of Peptide Transporters 1 and 2. The findings will enable developing drugs that more efficiently pass from the gut to target tissues.
12 July 2021
EMBL scientists generate a high-resolution crystal structure of the Kinesin-1/aTm1 transport complex in the fruit fly.
4 November 2020
By screening hundreds of sybodies (synthetic mini-antibodies), scientists have identified one that might stop SARS-CoV-2 from infecting human cells. This work, which holds promise for treating COVID-19, was conducted by EMBL Hamburg and collaborators from the Centre for Structural Systems Biology…
13 October 2020
A group of scientists led by EMBL Hamburg’s Christian Löw provide insights into the molecular structure of proteins involved in the gliding movements through which the parasites causing malaria and toxoplasmosis invade human cells.
28 April 2020
Scientists at EMBL Hamburg and Karolinska Institutet Stockholm aim to find synthetic antibodies – known as nanobodies – that bind a surface protein of the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Nanobodies could prevent the virus from entering human cells and causing COVID-19.
18 July 2019
EMBL scientists collaborate to develop new protocol for screening membrane protein stability
1 February 2019
Scientists develop structural model that could help in the development of drugs with increased absorption rates
13 September 2018
X-ray experiments show that scaffolding protein PDZK1 has a L-shaped conformation
14 November 2017
Inside the Centre for Structural Systems Biology
2 December 2016
How Christian Löw’s failed experiment led to an unexpected scientific journey
26 October 2015
Hamburg researchers have a ball creating game to explain transporter protein mechanism.
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