Forschungszentrum Borstel
Forschungszentrum Borstel

Science

Priority Research Area Asthma and Allergy

Otto  Holst

Prof. Dr. Otto Holst

04537 - 188 - 4720
04537 - 188 - 7450

Mission

Structural analysis of highly purified, biologically relevant, bacterial and environmental compounds aiming in understanding their role in the course of allergic inflammation: (I) pathomechanisms of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia; (II) Structural and functional analyses of antibodies and lectin binding to microbial surface glycans; (III) identification of carbohydrate epitopes to be used for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes and to reveal binding mechanisms.