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Metabolomic characterization of plant exudates and their correlation with plant defense systems
Plant exudates appeared long time ago in the history line of life in the early Devonian. They are typical saps produced by specialized cells.
Synthesis of cyclic peptides as bioconjugation platforms
Cyclic peptides are investigated as a platform to induce different orientations between various ligands.
What’s in a plant?
Tracking early human behaviour through plant processing and -exploitation.
Glue recipes and prehistoric brainpower
How do archaeologists test ideas about the evolution of the modern brain? Veni-researcher Geeske Langejans and then Master student Paul Kozowyk (Leiden University) prepared different Prehistoric glue recipes and tested these for strength in modern test machines at the Delft University of Technology.
Plant Latex: A Potential Resource of Bioactive Chemicals
How and why latex bearing plants select specific chemical compounds for eco-chemical interactions with its biotic factors?
A full overview of MCBIM PhD theses.
Neanderthals knew what they were doing when it came to making the oldest known glue
Adhesives are an incredibly important part of every day life. They help hold together everything from shoes and mobile phones to satellites in space. But we didn’t invent adhesives: Neanderthals did, to make handles for stone tools over 191,000 years ago. Leiden researchers now found that Neanderthals…
Special anniversary celebration for Leiden University: 440 years
The celebration of Leiden's Dies Natalis on Monday 9 February in the Pieterskerk was extra special this year and was attended by many prominent guests. This was the kick-off of the special 88th Lustrum (five-year) celebrations in 2015.