29 Aug 2013
When an electrical impulse is transmitted between neurons in the brain to transfer information, a variety of molecules are involved in maintaining the signal transmission. Zacharie Taoufiq and...
Type: News Article
29 Aug 2013
Zacharie Taoufiq and Kohgaku Eguchi, researchers at the Cellular and Molecular Synaptic Function Unit led by Prof. Tomoyuki Takahashi,...
Type: Photo
29 Aug 2013
The image shows an isolated synapse from a brain sample before mass spectrometry analyses. The pre-synapse typically shows many vesicles containing neurotransmitters kept attached to the post-synapse...
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29 Aug 2013
Zacharie Taoufiq and Kohgaku Eguchi, researchers at the Cellular and Molecular Synaptic Function Unit led by Prof. Tomoyuki Takahashi,...
Type: Photo
29 Aug 2013
A synapse is a junction through which a neuron passes information to another neuron. Presynaptic terminals contain chemical neurotransmitters enclosed in small spherical intramembrane structures...
Type: Photo
15 Aug 2013
The Wave Glider is a next-generation oceanographic observation robot that institutions from around the world want to employ; the Wave...
Type: News Article
The Wave Glider Floats on the Ocean Surface
15 Aug 2013
The Wave Glider has two parts: the top part that floats, and a bottom part that is connected by a cable. The bottom part swims 7m below the ocean surface.
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Final Adjustments to the Wave Glider
15 Aug 2013
Final adjustments to the Wave Glider
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Wave Glider Group Photo
15 Aug 2013
The Wave Glider was launched as part of a collaborative agreement between the Marine Biophysics Unit the Japanese Coast Guard.
Type: Photo
13 Aug 2013
Genes determine and control traits by producing protein molecules. Some genes, however, do not appear to code for anything. The eukaryotic genome contains a lot of this “junk DNA”, which...
Type: News Article
Prof. Saze's Hand-Drawn Diagram
13 Aug 2013
Prof. Saze's hand-drawn diagram of IBM2 function explaining how IBM2 masks the effect of TEs to facilitate mRNA transcription.
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Model of IBM2 Function
13 Aug 2013
A model of IBM2 function. Top: IBM2 facilitates mRNA (red boxes) transcription over the intragenic heterochromatin (black box and lollipops). Blue boxes represent exons. Bottom: The ibm2 mutant,...
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