Navigation Links
Freiburg scientist is awarded the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize
Date:3/14/2014

mponent of the immune system. When activated, these blood cells produce antibodies to fight off infection. Reth investigates the structure and organisation of the B cell antigen receptors. These molecules on the surface of B cells recognise foreign substances, so-called antigens, and trigger the activation of the immune system. Reth was able to describe the basic structure of the antigen receptor of B cells for the first time in 1989. Together with his research group, he developed a new model for the activation of this receptor and recently provided further experimental evidence for this model.

Furthermore Reth has shown that receptors on the plasma membrane have a more complex structure than previously assumed. They are not freely diffusing on the cell surface but are organized in 50 to 150 nanometre sized membrane patches also called protein islands.

Reth is the third researcher from the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics to be awarded the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize. Otto Lderitz (who won the prize in 1965) and Otto Westphal (who won in 1968), both directors at the Max Planck Institute in Freiburg, also received the award for their work on the structure and effect of bacterial toxins, or so-called lipopolysaccharides.


'/>"/>

Contact: Dr. Michael Reth
michael.reth@bioss.uni-freiburg.de
49-761-510-8420
Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Plant biology discovery furthers scientists understanding of plant growth and development
2. Tropical grassy ecosystems under threat, scientists warn
3. Scientists herd cells in new approach to tissue engineering
4. Geoscientists to meet in Fayetteville to discuss triggered seismicity, karst & energy resources
5. SURA honors Georgia Tech biologist as Distinguished Scientist
6. Scientists discover the specific types of macrophages that affect Crohns disease severity
7. Scientists to tackle burden of cattle disease on UK farms
8. Scientists highlight the importance of nutrients for coral reefs
9. Scientists learn how pathogens hack our immune systems to go undetected
10. NPL scientists blend synthetic air to measure climate change
11. Southern insect scientists meeting in Greenville, S.C.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Freiburg scientist is awarded the Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize
(Date:9/19/2014)... professor will study multifunctional and specialized spinal cord ... National Science Foundation grant in the amount of ... professor in the Department of Biology, OU College ... differences between the multifunctional and specialized spinal cord ... and what connections they make. Berkowitz will ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... - Washington State University researchers have developed a unique ... power waste cleanup in rural areas. , The ... an inexpensive and quick way to clean up waste ... while reducing pollution. , Professor Haluk Beyenal and ... Engineering and Architecture discuss the system in the online ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... A novel robotic system that can operate inside the ... as part of a biomedical research partnership program at ... of determining if the robot, in conjunction with real-time ... accurate, less costly, and less discomforting for the patient. ... prostate cancer therapies with greater precision. , Developed by ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Researchers develop unique waste cleanup for rural areas 2Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 2Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 3Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 4Trial begins for MRI-compatible robot designed to improve accuracy of prostate biopsies 5
... resources at the U.S. Department of Energy,s (DOE) ... how proteins misfold to create the tissue-damaging structures ... called amyloid fibrils, are also implicated in neurodegenerative ... prion diseases like Creutzfeldt-Jacob and mad cow disease., ...
... to KATC Channel 3 in Lafayette, LA on December 17, ... around Acadiana (the mostly French region of Louisiana in the ... instead controlled-sugar cane burns. But some residents living near the ... comfort. From a distance, these fires look like an ...
... trichopoda , a sprawling shrub that grows on just a ... plant in its family and genus. It is also one ... about 200 million years ago. Now, researchers from Indiana University, ... JGI), Penn State University, and the Institute of Research for ...
Cached Biology News:A wrong molecular turn leads down the path to Type 2 diabetes 2A wrong molecular turn leads down the path to Type 2 diabetes 3A gluttonous plant reveals how its cellular power plant devours foreign DNA 2A gluttonous plant reveals how its cellular power plant devours foreign DNA 3
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 Scientists at NYU Langone Medical Center have ... of the process for turning adult cells into so-called ... vitamin C. Using the new technique in mice, the ... adult skin cells by more than 20-fold compared with ... and reliable, and thus should generally accelerate research aimed ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014  Nektar Therapeutics ... from preclinical studies characterizing the analgesic profiles of ... kappa opioid receptor agonist molecules. The preclinical research ... medicinal chemistry platform. The analgesic properties ... the medical literature. 1,2 Kappa opioid receptors ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Dublin ... announced the addition of the  "Micro Market Monitor ... offering.       (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) , , ... fastest-growing segments in the chromatography market. The market ... expected to reach $2.0 billion by 2019, at ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... , Sept. 18, 2014 About ... testing, is performed outside a clinical laboratory. It ... in administrating appropriate treatments and medication. POCT is ... prevalence of lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, heart ... user-friendly. POCT devices are standardized to minimize errors ...
Breaking Biology Technology:NYU Langone scientists report reliable and highly efficient method for making stem cells 2NYU Langone scientists report reliable and highly efficient method for making stem cells 3Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 2Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 3Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 4Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 5Micro Market Monitor : Global Pre-packed Chromatography Columns 2POCT Market in China 2014-2018 2
... New BioPharma Intelligence Resource Set to Give Industry Leaders the Edge -- OXFORD, England, October 21, 2010 ... ... if (typeof(lpUnit)==,undefined,) var lpUnit=,PRN,; --> ... var shortURL = ""; BitlyCB.alertResponse = function(data) { var s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed ...
... ACCESS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTC ... leveraging its proprietary drug-delivery platforms to develop treatments in ... it has submitted additional patent applications, covering its Cobalamin-mediated ... injectable drugs, as a result of the growing interest ...
... HONG KONG, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ... ... lpUnit=,PRN,; --> ... ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab the first one. for (var ...
Cached Biology Technology:A New BioPharma Intelligence Resource Set to Give Industry Leaders the Edge 2A New BioPharma Intelligence Resource Set to Give Industry Leaders the Edge 3A New BioPharma Intelligence Resource Set to Give Industry Leaders the Edge 4A New BioPharma Intelligence Resource Set to Give Industry Leaders the Edge 5A New BioPharma Intelligence Resource Set to Give Industry Leaders the Edge 6A New BioPharma Intelligence Resource Set to Give Industry Leaders the Edge 7A New BioPharma Intelligence Resource Set to Give Industry Leaders the Edge 8A New BioPharma Intelligence Resource Set to Give Industry Leaders the Edge 9Access Pharmaceuticals Files Additional IP For Cobalamin Oral Delivery Technology 2Access Pharmaceuticals Files Additional IP For Cobalamin Oral Delivery Technology 3China Cord Blood Corporation Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F/A 2China Cord Blood Corporation Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F/A 3China Cord Blood Corporation Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F/A 4China Cord Blood Corporation Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F/A 5China Cord Blood Corporation Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F/A 6China Cord Blood Corporation Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F/A 7China Cord Blood Corporation Files Its Annual Report on Form 20-F/A 8
2.0 GHz Compaq Computer with 512 MB RAM, 32 MB AGP Graphics Card, 40 GB Hard Drive, 1 Serial Port & Open PCI Slot, Windows 2000 OS, MS Office, CD Read/Writer and 18 Flat Panel Monitor...
Blot Paper 7 x 8.5cm semi-dry western blots (order number RB-400)...
... Normal;heading 1;heading ... types and experimental ... for standard transfection ... transduction systems. ViraPower ...
... System with Gateway™ Technology is designed ... the polyhedrin promoter. The expression cassette ... (bacmid DNA) by site-specific transposition (Tn7) ... recombinant bacmid DNA is then used ...
Biology Products: