Peptide fragments of the C3 exoenzyme of Clostridium botulinum have been found to have neuritogenic effects on neurons as well as regenerative proper-ties in an animal model (mouse). The peptides represent promising drug candidates for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders such as Morbus Alzheimer, Parkinson, Huntington chorea but also for spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury.enic effects on neurons as well as regenerative properties in an animal model (mouse).<br><br> <b>Technology:</b> We offer neuron-specific short peptides for the treatment of neurodegene-rative disorders. Whereas a 26mer peptide stimulates both, dendritic and axonal growth, a 15mer peptide selectively promotes axonal growth. Both, the 15mer and the 26mer peptide trigger a strong transient activation of RhoA which mimics the physiological conditions of RhoA activation / inactivation cycles. These properties make the peptides suitable for repeated administration and long term treatments. As the peptides only act on neurons and not on microglia or astrocytes, there is no risk for neuronal inflammation or glia scar formation.<br><br>
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A multi-institutional research collaboration has created a novel approach for fabricating three-dimensional micro-optics through the shape-defined formation of porous silicon (PSi), with broad impacts in integrated optoelectronics, imaging, and photovoltaics.
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In experiments with magnetic atoms conducted at extremely low temperatures, scientists have demonstrated a unique phase of matter: The atoms form a new type of quantum liquid or quantum droplet state. These so called quantum droplets may preserve their form in absence of external confinement because of quantum effects. The joint team of experimental physicists from Innsbruck and theoretical physicists from Hannover report on their findings in the journal Physical Review X.
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The Max Planck Institute for Physics (MPP) is opening up a new research field. A workshop from November 21 - 22, 2016 will mark the start of activities for an innovative axion experiment. Axions are still only purely hypothetical particles. Their detection could solve two fundamental problems in particle physics: What dark matter consists of and why it has not yet been possible to directly observe a CP violation for the strong interaction.
The “MADMAX” project is the MPP’s commitment to axion research. Axions are so far only a theoretical prediction and are difficult to detect: on the one hand,...
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