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Immunity gene fusions uncovered in plants

Plant health and interaction with microbes is maintained by intricate antennas - plant immune receptors. A certain class of receptors is turning out to be highly informative about plant disease resistance.

dateFeb 19, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Lighting up liraglutide

Ludwig Maximilian University researchers have incorporated a light-sensitive switch into liraglutide, a drug that is used to treat diabetes. In the long term, the new photoresponsive variant could help to alleviate the side-effects ...

dateNov 13, 2015 in Biochemistry
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