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Their work is most frequently cited in publications of other scientists. Five researchers from the University of Würzburg are therefore again included in the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List.

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The Rector, Prof. J.-B. Muhigwa (second from the right), the Representative of the Governor, Mrs. E. Camunani, and the Vice-Rector, Prof. V. Nshombo, hand over the honorary doctorate certificate to Dr. S. Muyisa (left), representing G. Bringmann. (Photo: K. Boziana)

The Université Officielle de Bukavu has awarded the honorary doctorate to the professor from Würzburg Gerhard Bringmann. In doing so it honors his outstanding scientific research and his work in the Congo within the frame of the Excellence Scholarship Program BEBUC.

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The schematically shown ribozyme (green) binds to the target RNA (blue) by base pairing and installs the methyl group (red flag) at a defined site of a selected adenine. The reaction product m1A is shown in the red circle. (Image: Claudia Höbartner / Universität Würzburg)

On the track of evolution: a catalytically active RNA molecule that specifically attaches methyl groups to other RNAs – a research group from the University of Würzburg reports on this new discovery in "Nature".

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Chemists and virologists from the University of Würzburg are currently testing substances on a large scale to fight the new coronavirus. Some of them have been proven surprisingly effective.

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As the loading with curcumin (yellow) increases, the dissolution rate of the containers made of polymeric micelles (blue) decreases. (Image: Ann-Christin Pöppler / Universität Würzburg)

Junior Professor Ann-Christin Pöppler and colleagues from Würzburg report why nanocontainers for drugs can have their pitfalls: If they are too heavily loaded, they will only dissolve poorly.

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