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2018-5-25
The mystery of masculinization in Daphnia magna unraveled

Researchers at Osaka University discovered lncRNAs to activate the male-determining gene doublesex1 (Dsx1) necessary for sex determination in the crus...

2018-5-23
Igniting the Rheumatoid Arthritis Flame Through A Cellular Cascade

Osaka University-led international researchers identified a network of cells responsible for secretion of a key inflammatory cytokine in development o...

2018-5-16
A fresh sensation in sensing technology

Scientists at Osaka University introduced a new super spectral resolution method for multi-channel spectrometers to conventional interrogators for opt...

2018-4-27
How do cells sense glutamine and control their autophagy and activation?

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

2018-4-26
Study sheds light on bacterial propeller assembly

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

2018-4-24
Study sheds light on recently evolved traits among Japanese descendants

Evolution allows advantageous traits to become predominant. Evolutionary adaptions that occur on comparatively short time scales are less well-underst...

2018-4-18
Accepted or Rejected? Uncovering How Fate of B Cell is Determined

Osaka University-centered researchers identify the plasma cell-prone B cells in the light zone of germinal centers. Higher expression of the proteins ...

2018-4-4
New light shed on how bone marrow niches keep stem cells thriving

Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) require specialized niches in bone marrow to generate functional blood cells. CAR cells are among cell types located i...

2018-4-3
Photosynthesis Involves a Protein “Piston”

The photosystem I (PSI)–ferrodoxin (Fd) complex is important in electron transfer during photosynthesis, through which plants convert sunlight, carbon...

2018-3-29
Formidable duo: protective effect of CD9 and CD81 in COPD and accelerated aging

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a disease of accelerated lung aging, but the mechanism remains unclear. Osaka University-centered rese...

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