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Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

Research at the Department of Medical Biochemistry represents a comprehensive approach to study biological systems at the molecular level. Scientists here study the structure and function of genes and proteins.

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MedChem seminar series

The department's seminar series with invited guest lecturers from around the world.

News and events


Superelastic and zigzag-shaped protein structures
Published: 2022-07-21

Umeå University researchers have participated in an international collaboration.

Surprising discovery surrounding an iconic biochemical cycle
Published: 2022-02-01

A recent report challenges the classical view of the Calvin-Benson cycle.

Rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations globally affect photosynthesis of peat-forming mosses
Published: 2022-01-04

Mosses ability to absorb carbon from the atmosphere is highly dependent on water conditions, shows a study.


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KBC-building, floor 6


Delivery address:
Linnaeus väg 6
907 36 Umeå


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