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Research scientists develop new approach to researching infections Researchers from Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have transferred elements of salmonella known as effectors into tobacco plants. In doing so, they hope to explore how diseases and infections are spreading in ...

Category: Department of Biology, Research

Immune defence and autoaggression are controlled by the same mechanism For humans, antibodies are essential to life: they destroy pathogens and can therefore be used in medicine, for example for therapies to fight cancer. However, sometimes their destructive mechanisms also turn against the very bo...

Category: Department of Biology, Research

International research alliance supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation The research alliance comprising researchers from the Department for Genetics at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), led by Prof. Dr. Falk Nimmerjahn, and Harvard University, Oxford University an...