Developmental Biology & Disease Mechanisms

Erythrocyte (patho)physiology and storage in transfusion units

Ernst Müllner
Group Leader

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In contrast to long-held views, erythrocytes are not merely bags full of hemoglobin but equipped with a large set of signaling components, currently emerging as important players in various physiologic processes. We, Ernst Müllner and Ulrich Salzer, teamed up with clinical cooperators from Vienna, Munich and Dresden to explore the intricate regulatory properties, diagnostic potential and therapeutic possibilities/limitations of these most abundant