13 Dec 2018
(Left to right) Prof. Noriyuki Satoh and Jun Inoue of the Marine Genomics Unit launched a new web-based tool that efficiently estimates gene trees and orthogroups among bilateral species.
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13 Dec 2018
Gene trees, much like family trees, trace the lineage of a particular gene from its deep ancestral roots to its still-growing stems. By comparing gene trees to species trees, which map the...
Type: News Article
12 Dec 2018
ORTHOSCOPE is a new web-based tool developed by researchers in the Satoh Unit to estimate gene trees. By estimating a large gene tree using candidate sequences, corresponding genes of the human...
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7 Dec 2018
This species tree displays the total numbers of species genome datasets employed in ORTHOSCOPE, a new tool developed by the Marine Genomics Unit designed to estimate gene trees and infer gene...
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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.
Type: Video
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...
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