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How to remove unwanted components from the cell nucleus

Researchers have uncovered how cells remove unwanted components from the nucleus following…

By Mathias Jäger

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Four tree-like proteins in red, orange, blue and grey on a white membrane surface. The proteins are dotted with short green chains.

Flexible and protected – new findings on SARS-CoV-2 protein shed light on virus’s ability to infect cells

Researchers studied the spike protein on the surface of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. With its spikes, the virus binds to human cells and infects them. The…

By Mathias Jäger

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Underwater butterfly

In the Leptin Group, Eva Hasel investigates the innate immune system in Japanese rice…

By Mehdi Khadraoui

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From cosmetics to blood cells

Morgan Oatley and her colleagues in Christophe Lancrin’s group investigated how haematopoietic stem cells emerge from the endothelium in developing…

By Mathias Jäger

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Melting reveals drug targets in a living organism

EMBL scientists identify drug targets in blood and…

By Patrick Mueller

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Ring of fire

This image has been composed from thousands of individual super-resolution microscopy images. It was created by Markus Mund in the Ries…

By Mathias Jäger

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Launching proteins

What looks like a photo-series of an explosive eruption are actually uptaking proteins, captured by Markus Mund from the Ries Group at EMBL…

By Mathias Jäger

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A giant called dumpy

Fruit flies have something that we don’t have: they produce a protein called dumpy. This protein is the largest created by insects, and is…

By Doreen Feike

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Protein-inspired paintings from the 2019 PDB Art Exhibition. PHOTO: Oana Stroe/EMBL-EBI

Exploring the beauty of proteins

Schoolchildren get creative with 3D protein…

By Oana Stroe

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An Ouroboros is prevented from eating its own tail by a ribbon of RNA

Role reversal: RNA controls protein function

EMBL scientists identify RNA regulating protein behaviour in switch of normal…

By Josh Tapley

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Blood cells

New insights into the regulation of haemostasis

EMBL scientists investigate the structure of a key protein involved in blood…

By Guest author(s)

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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

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