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Max Planck researchers have for the first time developed a genome the size of a minimal cell that can copy itself. more

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry (MPIB) decipher the activation chain of protein degradation more

Brenda Schulman, head of the department "Molecular Machines and Signaling" at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry has been elected member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. more

Chronobiologists show in two articles in the journal Science how critical the sleep-wake cycle is for protein and phosphorylation dynamics in synapses to ultimately regulate its activity. more

Scientists use mass spectrometry to determine the absolute copy number of nuclear proteins and histone marks to advance our understanding how the fruit fly embryo develops. more

Optimized DNA sequences allow for 10-times faster image acqusition in DNA-PAINT more

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry have elucidated the entire structure of the talin protein with the help of cryo-electron microscopy. The new findings explain the protein’s self-inhibitory mechanism. more

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