Highlight Publications


14
Jul 2017
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How protein interactions control programmed cell death

A team of researchers has gained new insights into a protein network that controls programmed cell death – which was a methodological challenge.

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12
Jul 2017
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When a tiger escapes from an impenetrable cage

The team led by Prof Dr Wolfram Sander and Tim Schleif from RESOLV showed that carbon atoms can tunnel.

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03
Jul 2017
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HOW PROTEINS HELP FIGHT PATHOGENS

Researchers have gained new insights into the mechanisms with which certain proteins help the immune defence mechanism in the human body.

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30
Jun 2017
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A new method invented to fix catalysts onto electrode surfaces

A mixture of catalyst and polymer could be sprayed on an electrode surface, which is then transferred into an oven...

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19
Jun 2017
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Researchers produce biofuel for conventional diesel engines

Researchers from Kaiserslautern, Bochum, and Rostock have developed a method for producing a petroleum diesel-like fuel from conventional biodiesel at low temperatures.

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26
May 2017
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Self-healing catalyst films for hydrogen production

Chemists at the Centre for Electrochemical Sciences at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have developed a catalyst with self-healing properties.

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22
May 2017
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Water mapping around solutes

Chemists at RUB have developed a new method that allows them to map changes in the dynamics and structure of water molecules in the vicinity of solutes.

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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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