Fission yeast cells in the process of dividing.
27 May 2015
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
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
Dr. Kenichi Sajiki
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9 Jan 2014
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
Every year, the Princess Takamatsu Cancer Research Fund invites a distinguished researcher who contributed to the...
Type: Event
18 May 2012
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
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
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
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
21 Dec 2011
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: Video
26 Oct 2011
On November 3, 2011, Dr. Mitsuhiro Yanagida, Principal Investigator of the G0 Cell Unit at OIST, received the Order of Culture, Japan’s most prestigious...
Type: News Article
15 Oct 2011
Okinawans are famous for their longevity. Many reasons have been proposed, one being diet. 99-year-old Kame Kina dances the Katcharsee – an Okinawan free style folk dance. Dr. Mitsuhiro...
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