9 Sep 2022 - 14:00
Highlights Researchers have found that a well-known gene, Tob, plays an important role in reducing depression, fear, and anxiety. This conclusion was drawn after several different experiments...
Type: Press release
15 Oct 2021 - 10:46
Highlights Obesity is an increasingly serious public health issue, but the underlying molecular causes are not fully understood Now, scientists have found that loss of the protein, XRN1, which is...
Type: Press release
28 Aug 2020 - 18:00
A protein that’s common throughout the body plays a key role in regulating glucose levels, says new research conducted in the Cell Signal Unit...
Type: Press release
5 Mar 2019 - 19:00
It’s the small pieces that make the big picture, and in this case, the pieces can’t be seen by the naked eye. New research at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST...
Type: Press release
31 May 2016 - 14:30
There is more to the food that you eat than you might expect. Have you ever thought about the components in the food that you have for dinner? Or what foods might help you to age more healthily?...
Type: News Article
18 Dec 2015 - 02:15
Ever imagined you could eat all the mouthwatering, festive food during winter holidays and never worry about an expanding waistline? For many people throughout the world, being overweight or worse...
Type: Press release
18 Dec 2015 - 02:00
The animation illustrates OIST research’s findings in obesity: the degradation of Ucp1 mRNA in fat cells is mediated by Tob and Cnot7.  
Type: Video
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