23 Oct 2018
The Marine Genomics Units constructed hypothetical chromosome map for the striped catfish based on existing data from channel catfish. They predict that over 50 percent of gene locations are...
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23 Oct 2018
The Marine Genomics Unit determined that the striped catfish lost the ability to make the vertebrate sunscreen compound gadusol (a) due to losing the EEVS and MT-Ox genes from its genome (b). These...
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23 Oct 2018
Researchers from the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology worked with OIST researchers to decode the striped catfish genome. Co-first author Phuong T. Nguyen is pictured on the far right and co-...
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23 Oct 2018
(Left to right) Koki Nishitsuji, Kanako Hisata, Eiichi Shoguchi, Jun Inoue, and Prof. Nori Satoh of the Marine Genomics Unit stand in front of Lab 1 at OIST.
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23 Oct 2018
The striped catfish Pangasianodon hypophthalmus makes its home in the legendary Mekong River, the longest river in Southeast Asia and largest inland fishery in the world . Vietnam stands as the...
Type: News Article
24 Aug 2018
Red microbeads indicate the flow of food particles into the digestive tract of the tunicate Ciona intestinalis Type A.
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24 Aug 2018
This diagram shows the different gut structures of animal groups, from the all-chitin gut barriers of arthropods, to the mucous based immunity of mammals. Transitional forms can be seen in “lower”...
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24 Aug 2018
A new Nature Communications paper has journeyed to the inside of our insides, as a team from the Okinawa Institute of...
Type: Press release
24 Aug 2018
This diagram shows the different gut structures of animal groups, from the all-chitin gut barriers of arthropods, to the mucous based immunity of mammals. Transitional forms can be seen in “lower”...
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24 Aug 2018
From left to right: Ms. Sakura Kikuchi, Dr. Keisuke Nakashima & Prof. Noriyuki Satoh (leader of OIST’s Marine Genomics Unit)
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26 Jul 2018
It is more likely that you have seen a habu snake in a bottle of local rice liquor Awamori, in Okinawa, than that you’ve spotted one slithering by the wayside.  Even so, habus are very common in...
Type: Press release
25 Jul 2018
Members of the OIST Marine Genomics Unit and the DNA Sequencing Section were a part of this collaborative study. From left to right: Professor Nori Satoh, Ms. Kanako Hisata, Dr. Ryo Koyanagi, Mr....
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