RNA-binding protein

Catching up on protein dynamics

The Hentze Lab enhanced a RNA-interactome capture technique to pave the way towards medical…

By Patrick Mueller


Studying the molecular features of ageing in human blood stem cells showed that as blood stem cells age, their sugar metabolism increases. IMAGE: Campbell Medical Illustration

Ageing is visible in the way cells use glucose

Researchers from EMBL and Heidelberg University unveil the molecular mechanisms of…

By Iris Kruijen


Metabolism is the set of chemical reactions that sustain life. IMAGE: Fr. Kate Campbell

A serendipitous window into life’s beginnings

Markus Ralser, upcoming EMBO workshop speaker, on how metabolism brought chemistry to…

By Berta Carreño


Metabolism matters

Differentiated and undifferentiated cells get energy in different ways, sensor made at EMBL…

By Sonia Furtado Neves


Europe’s most common genetic disease is a liver disorder

Much less widely known than the dangerous consequences of iron deficiencies is the fact that too much iron can also cause problems. The exact origin…

By Guest author(s)


Life savers in the gut

Researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) have discovered that proteins that regulate the body’s iron household play a…

By Guest author(s)


Uncovering the molecular basis of obesity

Why does the same diet make some of us gain more weight than others? The answer could be a molecule called Bsx, as scientists from the European…

By Guest author(s)



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