8 April 2020

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Department of Electronic, Electric and Automatic Engineering

A group leaded by de the MedUni Vienna, with the participation of researchers from the URV, has identified a role for the endogenous amino acid arginine in the growth of osteoclasts in rheumatoid arthritis. Restricting the amount of available arginine significantly restricts excessive formation of these harmful, disease promoting cells

The contribution made by Goodenough, Whittingham and Yoshino, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, is the discovery, 30 years ago now, that adding a lithium electrode enormously improves the performance of rechargeable batteries without significantly increasing production costs