May 20, 2015
Protein deposits in the brain have long been deemed damaging and the triggers for age-related disorders such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's disease. Franz-Ulrich Hartl, Director at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, explains the conditions under which these deposits, known as aggregates, can also slow down ageing processes.
May 07, 2015
Max Planck scientists identify new role of protein aggregates in neurodegeneration
January 23, 2015
For the first time, Max Planck researchers observe protein degradation in intact brain cells