Max Planck-NCBS Center on Lipid Research

Topic of the research project: Lipid Research

Names of cooperation partners (lead of the cooperation project):  Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics,  National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) Bangalore

Project funding organisations: Max Planck Gesellschaft (MPG) and NCBS

Project description

The major goal of the Center is to perform a systematic analysis of the lipidome in a set of living organisms. The aim is to deliver the lipidome of humans as well as of three main model organisms: C. elegans, Drosophila and zebrafish. The Center also investigates the lipidome of the pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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