Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine

Research publications

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Research publications 2017

Tracking the mechanisms of artery formation

July 17, 2017

The notch signal pathway could be the basis for new therapies for cardiovascular diseases [more]


Stem cells leave blood vessels in areas of the bone marrow with low blood flow

February 15, 2017

Hematopoietic stem cells adhere to net-like blood vessels and transmigrate [more]

Research publications 2016

Research highlights from the Yearbook

June 12, 2016

Our Yearbook 2016 showcases the research carried out at the Max Planck Institutes. We selected a few reports to illustrate the variety and diversity of topics and projects. [more]


Protein folding – why speed matters

June 06, 2016

Yearbook article 2016, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine

Author: Sebastian A. M. Leidel


Research publications 2014

Research highlights 2014

June 04, 2014

Three research articles from the Yearbook 2014 [more]


Flatworms, the masters of regeneration – but nothing can happen without stem cells

June 03, 2014

Planarians are known as masters of regeneration: they can re-build any part of their bodies after amputation. This ability relies on a large number of pluripotent stem cells. [more]

Research publications 2013

Two distinct types of reprogramming

August 20, 2013

Stem cells generated with Oct4 cannot form a complete organism [more]

Research publications 2012

Culprit behind unchecked angiogenesis identified

March 29, 2012

Max Planck researchers discover how drug resistance in tumours may be prevented


Somatic stem cells obtained from skin cells for first time ever

March 22, 2012

Skipping pluripotency 'detour,' Max Planck researcher Prof. Schöler again takes lead in stem cell research [more]

Research publications 2010

Deceptive model

March 05, 2010

Stem cells of humans and mice differ more strongly than scientists had suspected. New study calls research factors into question [more]

Induced pluripotent stem cells - from specialists to allrounders

March 04, 2010

Special transcription factors can restore specialised cells to their original state. These stem cells can then tranfom into any type of cell of the body

Research publications 2009

Reprogramming adult cells into pluripotent stem cells

July 07, 2009

Max Planck researchers have succeeded for the first time in reprogramming clearly defined adult cells into pluripotent stem cells - directly and without viruses [more]

Research publications 2006

Stem Cells have Help to Renew Themselves

December 12, 2006

Max Planck researchers in Münster discover a small molecule which allows stem cells in the laboratory to reproduce much faster than before [more]

Research publications 2005

New Cells for the Heart

September 30, 2005

Hans Schöler, the director of the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine in Münster, co-ordinates a joint project [more]

Formula against Infertility

September 05, 2005

Scientists discuss the latest developments in stem cell research at a workshop in Kobe, Japan [more]

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