MPG

Scientists decipher the molecular basis of an as yet incurable leukemia in children

Detailed molecular analyses allow new insights into the function of tumour cells and new treatments
Max Planck Society – Research

Surprising similarity in fly and mouse motion vision

Motion direction is computed by similar types of neural circuits
Max Planck Society – Research

Kiwi bird genome sequenced

The kiwi, national symbol of New Zealand, gives insights into the evolution of nocturnal animals
Max Planck Society – Research

New receptor for controlling blood pressure discovered

P2Y2 receptor in blood vessel cells is a key element in the chain of regulation
Max Planck Society – Research

Gene knockout: loss of a gene can be compensated by another gene

Effects of genome interventions depend on the methods used
Max Planck Society – Research