News Articles


A 20-year journey with the Human Protein Atlas

Sid_1_Cover_02b.png

Today, an open access booklet "The Human Protein Atlas - a 20-year journey into the body" is published in collaboration with the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the journal Science. In addition, a "microsite" is launched combining facts about the Human Protein Atlas with 3D-based videos of the human body and diseases...Read more


A new Single Cell Type Atlas launched

Single-Cell.png

The version 20 of the open access Human Protein Atlas has been launched today, adding a new Single Cell Type Atlas to allow the exploration of gene expression in 192 single human cell types...Read more


Exploring the human body using 3D-image technology

Filmbilder.png

Eleven movies exploring the human body using a novel technology for 3D-imaging based on light sheet microscopy has been published today...Read more


New findings on enzymes with an important role for SARS-CoV-2 infection

Screenshot 2020-07-30 at 15.56.25.png

Researchers within the HPA have described the presence of the enzyme ACE2 in the entire human body, which is suggested to be the key protein used by the SARS-CoV-2 virus for host cell entry and development of the disease COVID-19. In contrast to previous studies, the study shows that none or only very low levels of ACE2 protein is present in the normal respiratory system. The results are presented in Molecular Systems Biology...Read more


What is the role of human protein ACE2 for SARS-CoV-2 infection of the human lung?

Screenshot 2020-04-03 at 15.39.47.png

Today, an article was published in bioRxiv (Hikmet et al) describing the presence in the human body of the enzyme Angiotensin I converting enzyme 2 (ACE2), previously proposed to be the main target for coronavirus attachment to the surface of human cells...Read more


Upcoming Events


FEBS Practical and Lecture Course

May 30, 2021 - June 4, 2021

FEBS Practical and Lecture Course - A summer school aimed at graduate students, post-docs, and young independent investigators who want to learn about new techniques to explore the proteins encoded by the human genome.

News article