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2018-9-26

Artificial Intelligence Aids Automatic Monitoring of Single Molecules in Cells

Japanese researchers have developed an automated method of tracking single fluorescently labeled molecules in living cells, enabling large numbers of molecules to be analyzed and characterized rapidly and cost-effectively

Japanese researchers developed a system that can automatically image single molecules within living cells. This system employs learning via neural net...

Life Sciences & Medicine
2018-7-6

Who made the error? - The brain distinguishes causes of errors to perform adaptation

Osaka University scientists clarify how the brain drives trial-by-trial adaptation to compensate for errors by differentiating the cause of error

Osaka University scientists examined positions to detect motor and target errors and whether error signals from these positions were used for learning...

Life Sciences & Medicine
2018-6-27

Key Protein Providing Defense Against “Jumping Genes” Identified

International study illuminates intricate piRNA pathway and transposon repression

International researchers revealed the crucial function of the protein HP1a for piRNA biogenesis, which is important for transposon silencing. Transpo...

Life Sciences & Medicine
2018-4-27

How do cells sense glutamine and control their autophagy and activation?

Glutamine-dependent activation of cell growth discovered

Scientists at Osaka University clarified that the Pib2 complex directly bound to glutamine in yeast cells, which activated a signaling pathway for cel...

Life Sciences & Medicine
2018-4-26

Study sheds light on bacterial propeller assembly

Japanese researchers propose a model for how the parts of a bacterial flagellum are assembled

The bacterial flagellum is a motor whose assembly occurs in an ordered, stepwise fashion. However, the molecular details of this ordered assembly are ...

Life Sciences & Medicine
2018-3-6

Helpful B cells lend a hand to developing neurons

Researchers at Osaka University identify an immune cell that promotes the growth of neuron-supporting cells in the developing mouse brain

Neuron myelination is critical to early mental development, and defects in myelination have been linked to neurodevelopmental disorders. Researchers a...

Life Sciences & Medicine
2018-2-6

The subcellular dynamics of RNA stabilizing molecule in response to inflammation

Inflammation is regulated by the balance of accelerator and brake

A research group at Osaka University revealed the regulatory mechanism of subcellular localization of Arid5a in response to inflammation. It had been ...

Life Sciences & Medicine
2018-1-9

Efficacy of antibody targeting Devic’s disease proven in new animal model

Osaka University study identifies antibody that alleviates symptoms in neuromyelitis optica in rats

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an autoimmune disease associated with NMO immunoglobulin G (NMO-IgG). A cure for NMO remains elusive. Osaka University r...

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