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Plant leaves are protected from drying out by an airtight wax layer.
G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are popular drug targets, accounting for about one-third of approved drugs and many hundreds of drugs currently in development.
BRUSSELS, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Every person's intestinal system falls into one of three clearly distinguishable types of gut microbiota, comparable to blood types.
Nele Festjens and Nico Callewaert of VIB and Ghent University have improved the efficacy of the vaccine for tuberculosis.
Scientists attached to VIB and K.U.Leuven have succeeded in decoding a potential new anti-cancer mechanism.
As a result of the worldwide growing population, the output of agricultural crops has to double by 2050.
Scientists at VIB and Ghent University in Flanders, Belgium have found an unexpected ally for the treatment of septic shock, the major cause of death in intensive care units.
Flemish technology at VIB: Ghent University creates revolution in protein research.
"By putting mutant genes from human patients into fruit flies, we've created the first ever fly model for this kind of neuromuscular disease," says Albena Jordanova.
IMEC, Europeâ€™s leading independent nanoelectronics research center, VIB, Flandersâ€™ leading life science institute, and the Leuven University, K.U.Leuven, set up a joint basic research initiative to unravel the neuronal circuitry of the human brain
- The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.