Alpaca from the NanoTag Biotechnology GmbH

The lab of Dr. Opazo develops new probes from alpaca antibodies (nanobodies) to be used as tools in neurosciences and super-resolution microscopy.
The Alpacas Pepe, Atahualpa, James and Castano (l-r), NanoTag Biotechnology GmbH.
Photo: Dr. F. Opazo, BIN.

New biosensor detects cell-to-cell transmission of the Parkinson-associated protein α-Synuclein

Scientists of the Cluster of Excellence Multiscale Bioimaging develop a new biosensor capable of detecting the transmission of human α-synuclein, a key protein associated to Parkinson’s disease. Published in Nature Communications.

Link to the press release