30 Jan 2019 - 09:22
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 - 09:20
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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15 Aug 2018 - 11:57
Scientists from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), have identified 85 genes essential for fission yeast cells at rest, under nutritionally limited...
Type: Press release
3 Jul 2018 - 09:16
From left to right: Ms. Kaori Serakaki of the OIST Media Section (who provided support in creating illustrations of the cohesin models), Dr. Norihiko Nakazawa, Mrs. Li Wang (who gave technical...
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3 Jul 2018 - 09:14
These diagrams compare the two models of the cohesin protein’s structure. The ring model has distinct “head” and “hinge” features at opposite ends of the molecule, whereas the hold-and-release model...
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3 Jul 2018 - 09:13
A diagram of the protein complex cohesin in its assumed ring-shaped configuration. The scissors represent the action of the enzyme Cut1, which breaks apart the molecule to release DNA.
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3 Jul 2018 - 09:05
Cell division is one of the most fundamental processes of biology. It’s what allows all living things to grow, multiply and form complex structures. But scientists still don’t understand many of the...
Type: News Article
12 Apr 2018 - 14:54
Scientists at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have taken one step closer towards potential cures for several human genetic diseases, and the answers have...
Type: News Article
21 Oct 2016 - 16:36
Following treatment with ICRF-193, the mitotic spindles of fission yeast show an “arched and snapped” appearance during cell replication.
Type: Video
21 Oct 2016 - 13:28
Professor Mitsuhiro Yanagida and Dr. Norihiko Nakazawa of the G0 Cell Unit
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21 Oct 2016 - 11:56
Cancer is a notoriously difficult disease to treat. Not only do a wide variety of cancers exist, requiring specialized treatments for each type, but cancer cells within an individual can morph and...
Type: News Article
21 Oct 2016 - 09:59
The top figure depicts the normal appearance of fission yeast following replication and subsequent separation. Chromosomes are seen in pink and the mitotic spindle is in green. The bottom figure...
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