1 Feb 2019
New research from the G0 Cell Unit expands on established ideas of what fasting could do for human health. The study, published January 29, 2019 in...
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31 Jan 2019
(Left to right) Prof. Mitsuhiro Yanagida, technician Orie Arakawa, and Dr. Norihiko Nakazawa of the G0 Cell Unit authored a paper on the enzyme DNA topoisomerase II (topo II) a critical target...
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31 Jan 2019
With DNA topoisomerase II (topo II) intact, DNA in fission yeast cells replicates normally and is split evenly between two daughter cells (left). When under the effects of anti-cancer drug ICRF-193,...
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31 Jan 2019
Casein kinase II (CKII) phosphorylates DNA topoisomerase II (topo II), thus activating the ATPase domain of the enzyme (left). This activation cancels the effects of anti-cancer drug ICRF-193. If...
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31 Jan 2019
DNA topoisomerase II (topo II), a master regulator of DNA metabolism for cell proliferation, is a critical target for anti-cancer therapy.
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31 Jan 2019
The Quantum Dynamics Unit traps a 2-D layer of electrons in liquid helium, held inside a sealed chamber and cooled to nearly absolute zero. Inside the chamber, a metal plate and spherical mirror on...
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31 Jan 2019
Fasting may help people lose weight, but new research suggests going without food may also boost human metabolic activity, generate antioxidants, and help reverse some effects of aging. Scientists at...
Type: Press release
30 Jan 2019
Prof. Mitsuhiro Yanagida and Dr. Takayuki Teruya of the G0 Cell Unit recently published a paper with Kyoto University on the effects of fasting on the human metabolism. The study suggest novel health...
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30 Jan 2019
A study by the G0 Cell Unit and Kyoto University researchers suggests that fasting, which puts the body in “starvation mode,” leads to fuel substitution, antioxidation, increased mitochondrial...
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29 Jan 2019
For the scientists that study animal behavior, even the simplest roundworm poses huge challenges. The movement of squirming worms, flocking birds and walking humans changes from moment to moment, in...
Type: News Article
23 Jan 2019
The Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit has resolved a fundamental weakness in a promising solar technology known as Perovskite Solar Cells, or PSCs. Their innovations appear to improve both...
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22 Jan 2019
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have resolved a fundamental weakness in a promising solar technology known as Perovskite Solar Cells, or PSCs...
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