MicroRNA miR-1 impacts protein aggregation and muscle function during ageing

miR-1 loss leads to improved motility in a worm model for Huntington’s Disease more

How do our cells react to starvation or stress?

Internal sensor coordinates the cellular stress response to alter the composition of extracellular proteinsmore

Stiffness of skin tissue determines the renewal capacity of stem cells

Old and young skin stem cells are both capable of renewing the skin and its hair follicles. A slower renewal turnover of aged skin and its hair ...more

Transparency Agreement for Animal Research

We are among the first signing members of the initiative of the DFG and "Tierversuche verstehen" for open communication about animals in research. more

Reduced food intake helps to stay healthier in old age

Questions and answers on animal experiments with reduced food intake at the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing.more

"Welcome on Board!" - Working at the International Office

Voices of our employees: Andrea Veith and Claudia Konitzer from the International Office at the MPI for Biology of Ageing.more

The Secrets of Longevity

Photo exhibition provides insights into old agemore

One for all: Convergent mechanism of ageing discovered

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing have come across folate metabolism in their search for converging mechanisms on ...more

Old drug, new target: Rapamycin changes the way our DNA is stored

Researchers discover an unexpected link between DNA winding and metabolism in the gut to ameliorate ageing.more

DNA building blocks regulate inflammation

The research group of Thomas Langer shows that shortage of DNA building blocks in the cell releases mitochondrial DNA.more

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