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2019-9-13
Multidrug resistance: Not as recent as we thought

Researchers from Osaka University found that the ancient RND-type multidrug efflux pump AcrB from Haemophilus influenzae targets the same drugs as its...

2019-8-30
Methylation of microRNA may be a new powerful biomarker for cancer

Researchers from Osaka University found that levels of methylated microRNA were significantly higher in tissue and serum from cancer patients compared...

2019-8-28
Breast cancer gene a potential target for childhood liver cancer treatment

Hepatoblastoma is a rare liver cancer that mainly affects infants and young children and is associated with mutations in the β-catenin gene. Researche...

2019-5-21
Phosphorylation of Regnase-1 Lets IL-17 Run Amok

A research team led by Osaka University found that the cytokine interleukin (IL)-17 triggers the phosphorylation of mRNA-degrading enzyme Regnase-1, r...

2019-4-18
Location is everything for plant cell differentiation

During development, plant cell differentiation is guided by location rather than lineage. Now, researchers from Osaka University have shown that the a...

2019-2-5
Large-scale Study Reveals Genetic Risk of Diabetes in the Japanese Population

Researchers at Osaka University, The University of Tokyo, RIKEN, and others performed a meta-analysis using data on over 36,000 Japanese sufferers of ...

2019-1-29
Big Data Provides Clues for Characterizing Immunity in Japanese

Osaka University researchers used various sets of large-scale data to characterize the variation and phenotypic associations of an immunity-related ge...

2019-1-11
Keeping Chromosomes in Check: A New Role for Heterochromatin

Large changes in the structure of chromosomes are usually fatal for the cell or can lead to genetic diseases such as cancer. Many large chromosomal re...

2019-1-10
Reading the Signs: Semaphorin Linked to Lung Cancer Treatment Resistance

Osaka University researchers showed that high levels of the protein Semaphorin 7a are associated with resistance to treatment with EGFR-TKIs in lung a...

2018-11-8
New Integrated Analytical Approach Reveals Molecules Involved in Disease

Osaka University researchers developed a novel method of identifying disease-related molecules and processes. They achieved this by integrating geneti...

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