24 Aug 2018 - 18:00
Red microbeads indicate the flow of food particles into the digestive tract of the tunicate Ciona intestinalis Type A.
Type: Video
24 Aug 2018 - 10:05
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”...
Type: Photo
24 Aug 2018 - 09:00
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”...
Type: Photo
24 Aug 2018 - 09:00
From left to right: Ms. Sakura Kikuchi, Dr. Keisuke Nakashima & Prof. Noriyuki Satoh (leader of OIST’s Marine Genomics Unit)
Type: Photo
24 Aug 2018 - 09:00
A new Nature Communications paper has journeyed to the inside of our insides, as a team from the Okinawa Institute of...
Type: Press release
26 Jul 2018 - 18:00
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 - 00:38
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....
Type: Photo
25 Jul 2018 - 00:35
The Okinawan habu is endemic to the Ryukyu islands of Japan. It is the longest and the most venomous of the three habu species found in the region.
Type: Photo
25 Jul 2018 - 00:31
The Okinawan Habu can produce a large amount of venom. The venom is hemotoxic and destroys the blood cells and tissues of the prey.
Type: Photo
17 May 2018 - 17:11
The coral farm at Onna, with growing Acropora coral
Type: Photo
17 May 2018 - 17:10
A coral nursery in Maeganeku, Okinawa. Corals are maintained on metal posts.
Type: Photo
17 May 2018 - 17:06
Dr. Yuna Zayasu (right) with co-author Prof. Noriuki Satoh (left)
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Subscribe to Marine Genomics Unit (Noriyuki Satoh)