CRC 1526, Project B02: G protein-coupled receptors orchestrating granulocytes in pemphigoid diseases

  • Sadik, Christian (Principal Investigator (PI))
  • Wettschureck, Nina (Principal Investigator (PI))

Project: DFG ProjectsDFG Joint Research: Collaborative Research Center/ Transregios

Project Details


The behavior of granulocytes in tissue inflammation is regulated via cell surface receptors. G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) constitute the largest group of receptors. The expression of GPCRs is dynamic and determines the stimuli cell populations can respond to in their environment. B02 will profile the expression of GPCRs in granulocytes throughout the effector phase of a pemphigoid disease. Thus, it will identify functional granulocyte subpopulations and highlight stimuli regulating granulocyte behavior in pemphigoid diseases. B02 will uncover the pathogenic significance of select GPCRs for pemphigoid diseases.
Effective start/end date01.01.22 → …

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research Areas and Centers

  • Academic Focus: Center for Infection and Inflammation Research (ZIEL)
  • Centers: Center for Research on Inflammation of the Skin (CRIS)

DFG Research Classification Scheme

  • 204-05 Immunology
  • 205-19 Dermatology

Funding Institution

  • DFG: German Research Association


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