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Current information about winter semester 2020/2021 plannings for the course Nutritional Sciences at MLU.
200911 Aktuelle Informationen  für Studierende ErWi-GIS_WW_CB.pdf (113.6 KB)  vom 15.09.2020

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room D.1.04
Weinbergweg 22 (Biozentrum)
06120 Halle (Saale)

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Biofunktionalität sekundärer Pflanzenstoffe

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Current information about WS 2020/2021 for the course Nutritional Sciences

Current information about winter semester 2020/2021 plannings for the course Nutritional Sciences at MLU.
200911 Aktuelle Informationen  für Studierende ErWi-GIS_WW_CB.pdf (113.6 KB)  vom 15.09.2020


Head of group: Prof. Dr. Wim Wätjen

Our group is primarily working with secondary plant compounds and whether/how those are capable of modulating processes involved in ageing. Our research mainly focuses on flavonoids which play an important role in human nutrition, but also natural compounds which are components of certain traditionally used medicinal plants.

To examine these natural compounds and to elucidate molecular mechanisms of their modes of action we are using the nematode and model organism Caenorhabditis elegans. At the centre of attention are the modulation of redox-active signalling pathways, the impact on oxidative stress, Aβ-toxicity, and the analysis of ageing parameters (lipofuscin accumulation, life span) in the animals.

Secondary plant compounds of the baikal skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis)
Artikel 1.pdf (872.2 KB)  vom 02.04.2020

Chinese medicinal plant: Root extract is extending worm's life span
Artikel 2.pdf (460.9 KB)  vom 02.04.2020

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Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät III
Institut für Agrar- und Ernährungswissenschaften
Professur Biofunktionalität sekundärer Pflanzenstoffe

room D.1.04
Weinbergweg 22 (Biozentrum)
06120 Halle (Saale)

phone: +49-(0)345-5522380

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