29 Mar 2016 - 00:00
Metabolites – substances that are created during metabolism – can provide a wealth of information about individual health, disease, diet, and life-style. Now, they can tell us even more. Okinawa...
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Researchers from OIST’s G0 Cell Unit who published the paper
27 May 2015 - 11:48
From Left to Right: Xingya Xu, Orie Arakawa, Mitsuhiro Yanagida, Norihiko Nakazawa,  Kenichi Sajiki, Alejandro Villar-Briones.  
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27 May 2015 - 11:36
Right before a cell starts to divide to give birth to a daughter cell, its biochemical machinery unwinds the chromosomes and copies the millions of protein sequences comprising the cell’s DNA, which...
Type: News Article
Fission yeast cells in the process of dividing.
27 May 2015 - 10:27
The pink spots mark the DNA. The green lines are support structures that form during cell division to assist chromosome segregation. 
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9 Jan 2014 - 13:31
How do cells decide whether to grow and divide or to stop? In order to answer this fundamental biological question, Dr. Kenichi Sajiki and his colleagues in the OIST G0 Cell Unit have been using the...
Type: News Article
9 Jan 2014 - 11:02
Dr. Kenichi Sajiki
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9 Jan 2014 - 10:51
When nitrogen sources run out, fission yeast’s growth dramatically slows: The fission yeast divides only twice in the subsequent eight hours or so, and completely stops growing or dividing when its...
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8 Nov 2012 - 13:26
Every year, the Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund invites a distinguished researcher who contributed to the...
Type: Event
18 May 2012 - 13:23
G0 Cell Unit researchers found that the actual glucose requirements of fission yeast cells and human cells were surprisingly similar, and they discovered that the life span of fission yeast could be...
Type: Photo
2 May 2012 - 17:36
Professor Mitsuhiro Yanagida OIST professor Mitsuhiro Yanagida was elected a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for...
Type: News Article
29 Feb 2012 - 13:20
Anyone who has visited or lived in a foreign country and struggled with language barriers understands the frustration of not being able to communicate effectively. To address such concerns, OIST...
Type: Event Report
5 Jan 2012 - 12:00
Cells multiply by growing and dividing into two, following a regular pattern called the cell cycle. During the cellular division period called mitosis, chromosomes, which store genetic information in...
Type: Event Report
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