Histones Spooling DNA
19 Aug 2014 - 09:54
DNA is wound onto spools to make it more compact, so that it will fit inside chromosomes. Image courtesy of the...
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Zebrafish Retina Development
19 Aug 2014 - 09:45
This figure shows the differences between a wild type zebrafish, labeled wt, and the SLBP mutant used in this experiment, labeled rw440. Moving from left to right, the images show the embryo at 3, 4...
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Professor Ichiro Masai in the Zebrafish Lab
19 Aug 2014 - 09:41
Dr. Ichiro Masai points to one strain of mutant zebrafish in his lab at OIST.
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15 Aug 2014 - 17:01
The ability to find food and avoid predation dictates whether most organisms live to spread their genes to the next generation or die trying. But for some species of microbe, a unique virus changes...
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Microbe Interaction
15 Aug 2014 - 13:59
A virus, pictured at upper center, attacks one species of microbe, called an ARMAN cell. The ARMAN cell is connected to another species of microbe, called a Thermoplasmatal cell, through a remarkable...
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Professor Robert Sinclair
15 Aug 2014 - 13:57
Professor Robert Sinclair sits in Café Kaito+ at OIST, where researchers often come to have a bite to eat and talk to other researchers.
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18 Jul 2014 - 09:42
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has highly-educated women who have chosen to use their skills and expertise to advise and collaborate with the research of...
Type: News Article
11 Jul 2014 - 13:54
OIST has acquired a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system which enables sophisticated physiological analyses of small animals.  OIST is the second university in Japan to own an MRI with such...
Type: News Article
This system enables various types of imaging analysis
11 Jul 2014 - 13:53
MRI for Laboratory Animals enables various types of imaging analysis.
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The MRI instrument
11 Jul 2014 - 13:53
The head of an anesthetized animal is immobilized while the animal undergoes MRI imaging.
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11 Jul 2014 - 13:53
Specialist operating the MRI instrument for small animals. Training is a prerequisite for the use of the facility.
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Installation of the new MRI scanner at OIST
11 Jul 2014 - 13:53
Installation of the new MRI scanner at OIST.
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