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Mitochondria efficiently adapt to changing metabolic conditions
Freiburg researchers show that two protein complexes can communicate with each other
Protein machinery of respiration becomes visible
Researchers provide high-resolution electron microscopy analysis of the molecular machinery within the respiratory chain
Protein molecules in mitochondria clearly assigned for the first time
New findings make it possible to explore in detail the links between defects in mitochondrial proteins and diseases of the cardiovascular and nervous systems
Nikolaus Pfanner receives the Schleiden Medal from Leopoldina for insights into mitochondria
Freiburg cell biologist has contributed significantly to the understanding of the membrane system of mitochondria
How cells control mitochondria
Freiburg researchers discover a signaling protein that controls the assembly of human cellular “power plants”
Four Teaching Awards for Biochemistry
The Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology receives four teaching awards from students.
Basis for the essential cellular powerhouses
Researchers have solved the operating mode of the barrel pore protein assembly in the mitochondrial outer membrane
Nora Vögtle receives Helmut-Holzer award
The biochemist receives the award from the Scientific Society of Freiburg for her work on mitochondrial quality control
Distinguished Guest Professor in Kyoto
Nikolaus Pfanner, biochemist and molecular biologist of the University of Freiburg, has been honored as Guest Professor of the Kyoto Sangyo University.
TOM, the entry gate of mitochondria
Structure and functional steps of the main entry gate of the cellular powerhouses have been solved in a collaboration of Japanese and Freiburg research teams
Honorary doctorate for Nikolaus Pfanner
The biochemist and molecular biologist of the University of Freiburg has been honored by the Faculty of Medicine in Bochum
Stress in the Powerhouse of the Cell
University of Freiburg researchers discover a new principle – how cells protect themselves from mitochondrial defects
Doorway and doorman all in one
The protein complex TOM regulates protein access to cell power plants – Chris Meisinger aims to find out which signal pathways can change that selection
Dissolving protein traffic jam at the entrance of mitochondria
Researchers from Freiburg discovered a novel mechanism that ensures obstacle-free protein traffic into the powerhouse of the cell
Dissolving protein traffic jam at the entrance of mitochondria
Researchers from Freiburg discovered a novel mechanism that ensures obstacle-free protein traffic into the powerhouse of the cell
Funding Approval for Two Collaborative Research Centers (CRCs) in the Life Sciences and Medicine
The University of Freiburg will receive roughly 25.8 million euros from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft for the funded projects
An Elegant Mechanism
Researchers discovered a connection between metabolite and protein transport in the powerhouse of the cell
Helping to Transport Proteins Inside the Cell
Researchers from the University of Freiburg have discovered how proteins are transported to the cell’s power stations
Channels for the Supply of Energy
Freiburg scientists elucidate the mechanism for the transport of water-insoluble protein molecules in mitochondria
Helping to Transport Proteins Inside the Cell
Researchers from the University of Freiburg have discovered how proteins are transported to the cell’s power stations
Channels for the Supply of Energy
Freiburg scientists elucidate the mechanism for the transport of water-insoluble protein molecules in mitochondria
Cellular Waste Recycling
Claudine Kraft is researching how autophagy functions and how it can be influenced
How a genetic mutation can interfere with the powerhouses of cells
A Freiburg molecular medicine specialist’s team discovers a new disease mechanism in the mitochondria
Top Research Grant for Studies on Cellular Power Plants
Top Research Grant for Studies on Cellular Power Plants 1.2 Million Euro for Nikolaus Pfanner, biochemist and molecular biologist of the University of Freiburg
Opening the cavity floodgates
Freiburg biochemists investigate the transport of large proteins through bacterial cell membranes
Energy supply channels
Freiburg scientists elucidate the mechanism for inserting protein molecules into the outer compartment of mitochondria
A Map of the Cell’s Power Station
Researchers from the University of Freiburg are mapping the distribution of all proteins in mitochondria for the first time
Discovering, counting, cataloguing proteins
Scientists describe a well-defined mitochondrial proteome in baker's yeast
The role of the tunnel
Freiburg researchers discover new molecular details about protein sorting in the cell
Protein with Multiple Duties
Freiburg researchers demonstrate how a molecular barrel structure serves various functions in the mitochondria