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Finally a breakthrough after a little over 40 years in research into alpha-A crystallin – a protective protein in the eye lens. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have for the first time succeeded in determining the structure of the protein and thereby discovered one other important function.

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Author profile picture Hildegard Suntinger is a writer. She lives in Vienna as a freelance journalist and writes about all aspects of fashion production. She is interested in new trends in design, technology, and business. She is particularly excited about discovering interdisciplinary tendencies and the blurring of boundaries between different disciplines. The key element is technology, which changes all areas of life and work.