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Uwe Töpfer

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Joint International GfE/DSDB Meeting – Meeting report

Posted by , on 8 May 2024

What better place to hold a conference than a castle? Well, the 25th Conference of the German Society for Developmental Biology (GfE) was held in the historic castle of Osnabrück ...

Basement membrane mechanical properties

Posted by , on 20 May 2022

Extrinsic forces have an underestimated impact on shaping tissues and organs. Extracellular matrixes surround tissues and provide the cells with mechanical stimuli to drive morphogenetic processes.  A specialized extracellular matrix ...