Pancreatic Islet Encapsulation
25 Dec 2015
A multidisciplinary group of researchers led by Prof. Amy Shen, head of the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit at OIST, developed a novel cryopreservation method that not only helps to protect pancreatic...
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10 Dec 2015
Genome analysis of coral samples collected from the Kerama, the Okinawa, the Yaeyama Islands, with each square, circle and triangle representing one coral sample. The samples cluster in 4 groups...
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Gene loss pattern after teleost-specific whole genome duplication
12 Nov 2015
A: Species tree showing major vertebrate groups and their evolutionary relationships. B: The comparison of genomes between two species with the coloured lines showing corresponding genes between...
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Evolution of major vertebrates and whole genome duplication events
12 Nov 2015
Relationships between representative animal lineages and three important whole genome duplication events. The aftermath of the teleost-specific whole genome duplication is the focus of this work.
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Campus Map
21 Jan 2015
A map shows the orientation of Building 3 in relation to the rest of the campus.
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Perimeter Release Model
19 Dec 2014
This diagram shows the new model that Professor Takahashi and his collaborators have proposed. Circles are vesicles filled with blue neurotransmitters, and the smaller grey circles are voltage-gated...
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5 Nov 2014
Professor Robert Sinclair illustrates one of his examples of a biological system (the fruit fly eye) which exhibits tendencies towards both deterministic and stochastic development, where the number...
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Figure 3. Effect of serotonin activation on waiting time during reward omission.
22 Aug 2014
Figure 3. Effect of serotonin activation on waiting time during reward omission In the 25% of trials, a food pellet was not presented no matter how long the mice waited. Without serotonin neuron...
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Principle Idea of PhysioDesigner
4 Jun 2014
To simulate multi-level physiological responses it is necessary to understand how physiological phenomena occurring at one level influence or govern other levels.
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LMTK3 and communication between neurons
24 Apr 2014
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