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A sulfur molecule to block the coronavirus

Some viruses can get inside cells via a mechanism that involves sulfur organic molecules. An NCCR team has discovered effective inhibitors and blocked the uptake of SARS-CoV-2.

endoplasmic reticulum and nuclear envelope

The physical forces of cells in action

Hot from the press of JACS! Mechanosensitive fluorescent probes to Image membrane tension in mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum & lysosomes! Congrats to our NCCR groups who made it happen!

new tools to manipulate biology

New tools to manipulate biology

In ACS Central Science, three independent research groups from UNIGE and one from UNIBAS reports advances in both how proteins are made and how you can see their expression patterns in live animals.