Brussels Center for Redox Biology

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Welcome to the Brussels Center for Redox Biology

The Brussels Center For Redox Biology results from a collaboration between the groups of Joris Messens at the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB Structural Biology Research Center, Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and Jean-François Collet at the de Duve Institute (Université Catholique de Louvain). Both laboratories are in Brussels, located 2 km apart from each other. The Center benefits from a combined expertise in biochemistry, structural biology and microbiology.

We investigate proteins that are involved in oxidative stress signaling, thiol-based catalysis mechanisms and oxidative protein folding. We want to understand the complex networks of interactions induced under cellular redox stress.

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About us

Science

Publications

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The Collet team

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News

Repairing oxidized proteins in the bacterial envelope using respiratory chain electrons.

Gennaris A, Ezraty B, Henry C, Agrebi R, Vergnes A, Oheix E, Bos J, Leverrier P, Espinosa L, Szewczyk J, Vertommen D, Iranzo O, Collet JF, Barras F.

Nature. 2015 Dec 17;528(7582):409-12.