Highlight Publications


20
Apr 2017
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RNA molecules in the primordial soup could have been highly reactive

Not only proteins, but also RNA molecules could have contributed to important catalytic functions during the creation of life.

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15
Nov 2016
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NEW BIOFUEL CELL WITH ENERGY STORAGE

Efficiently producing and storing energy is a challenge for our society. A biocatalyst-polymer system could take on both tasks at once. Prof. Wolfgang Schuhmann and coworkers report in "Angewandte Chemie".

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25
Oct 2016
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SPLITTING DISULPHIDE BONDS IN WATER

Pulling from outside on disulphite bonds triggers unexpectedly complicated processes. A team headed by Prof Dominik Marx found out what happens in detail during this process. They report their results in “Nature Chemistry”.

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06
Oct 2016
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HOW SOLVENT MOLECULES COOPERATE IN REACTIONS

The solvent is far more than just the environment for a chemical reaction. A recent study reveals new insights into the role of solvent molecules. Patrick Nürnberger, Elsa Sanchez-Garcia, Wolfram Sander, Walter Thiel and coworkers publish in Nature communications.

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28
Sep 2016
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HOW BACTERIAL PROTEINS TRANSPORT ENERGY

Bacteria can transfer energy from one membrane to another. How the proteins responsible for the process are arranged has been a mystery for a long time. Enrica Bordignon and coworkers publish new insights in Nature.

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27
Jul 2016
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NEW CATALYST FOR HYDROGEN PRODUCTION

The RESOLV members Prof. Rochus Schmid, Dr. Harun Tüysüz, Prof. Martin Muhler and Prof. Wolfgang Schuhmann publish their work about pentlandite catalysts for hydrogen production in the journal “Nature Communications”.

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05
Jul 2016
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HOW WATER GETS ITS EXCEPTIONAL PROPERTIES

Using artificial neural networks, RESOLV PI Dr. Jörg Behler and coworkers have examined the atomic interactions of water molecules. They published their work in the journal “Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences”.

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04
Jul 2016
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FROM CLIMATE KILLER TO FUELS AND POLYMERS

RESOLV PS Prof. Beatriz Roldan and coworkers have discovered a catalyst that performs highly selective conversion of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into ethylene – an important source material for the chemical industry. They published in Nature communications.

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30
Jun 2016
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THE ROLE PLAYED BY SOLVENTS AT EXTREME PRESSURE

The team of RESOLV PIs Prof. Dominik Marx, Prof. Roland Winter and Prof. Stefan M. Kast from the Technical University Dortmund examined how the interactions between solvents and biomolecules change at high pressure. They report their results in “Angewandte Chemie”.

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15
Jun 2016
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NEW RNA THERMOMETER

The team around RESOLV PS Prof. Franz Narberhaus and their colleagues at Helmholtz Center for Infection Research in Braunschweig and Leipzig University developed a new RNA thermometer. They report their results in "PNAS".

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