Dr. Yuko Hasegawa of the Marine Science Resources Section and the Okinawa Coastal Ocean Observatory System managed by the Section and exhibited at OIST. The same system is installed on the bottom of the sea near the Ocean Expo Park in Motobu,...
Ms. Akiko Soemori of the Physics Resources Section, with the electron microscope that she uses to contribute to Physics research at OIST.
Ms. Fuka Koja with her colleagues in the Biology Resources Section. From left, Michael Chandro Roy, Fuka Koja, and Alejandro Villar-Briones.
MRI for Laboratory Animals enables various types of imaging analysis.
The head of an anesthetized animal is immobilized while the animal undergoes MRI imaging.
Specialist operating the MRI instrument for small animals. Training is a prerequisite for the use of the facility.
Installation of the new MRI scanner at OIST.
One of the results of Next-Generation sequencing for DNA bound by specific transcription factors extracted from early frog embryos. This figure indicates where each protein binds to the genome of a frog. There are many protein-binding regions...
Dr. Yuuri Yasuoka injects material into fertilized eggs of Xenopus tropicalis to inhibit functions of particular genes. Eggs 0.7~0.8 mm in diameter were aligned and each egg was injected with 1~2 nl (nl equals with a millionth of ml) of a solution...
In this study, the authors used Xenopus tropicalis, the whole genome of which had already been decoded.