University of Zurich

University of Zurich
Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich
University of Zurich  
Location: Zurich
Affiliation: swissuniversities
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Pharmacology - Jun 17
Certain membrane proteins specialise in transporting molecules out of cells - a problem for the efficacy of cancer medication and antibiotics. An international research team has investigated the transport mechanism of a bacterial membrane protein using an artificially produced antibody fragment. The transport proteins, called ABC exporters, are present, for instance, in the cell membranes of bacteria and in large quantities in cancer cells and are responsible for transporting small molecules out of the cells.
Life Sciences - Jun 17
Life Sciences

When they graze, goats, sheep and cows often ingest bits of earth that can be damaging to their teeth.

Life Sciences - Jun 3
Life Sciences

The bigger the brain, the more intelligent a mammalian species is. Developing a large brain, though, requires a huge energy input.

Environment - May 28
Environment

The mutual dependencies of many plant species and their pollinators mean that the negative effects of climate change are exacerbated.

Environment - Jun 6
Environment

The Swiss Data Cube (SDC) is an innovative technology that gathers all available satellite images from the American Landsat program and the European Sentinel 1 and 2.

Agronomy - May 29
Agronomy

Chimpanzees have a mainly vegetarian diet, but do occasionally eat meat. Researchers at the University of Zurich have now shown for the first time that chimpanzees also eat crabs.

Life Sciences - May 27

Teenage girls with problematic social behavior display reduced brain activity and weaker connectivity between the brain regions implicated in emotion regulation.





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