12 Feb 2019
Tiny moving particles make up everything in our physical world— including modern electronics, whose function relies on the movement of negatively-charged electrons. Physicists strive to understand...
Type: News Article
6 Feb 2019
(Left to right) Dr. Oleksiy Zadorozhko, Prof. Denis Konstantinov, and Jiabao Chen of the Quantum Dynamics Unit published a new study investigating the impact of microwaves on two-dimensional...
Type: Photo
6 Feb 2019
  Dr. Norihiko Nakazawa of the G0 Cell Unit led a study to better understand a well-established target for cancer therapy, hopefully paving the way for improved treatments in the future. The...
Type: Media Links
5 Feb 2019
Much like shoelaces or dangly necklaces, DNA strands can tangle up in unruly knots. Specialized enzymes keep DNA organized when cells divide, so the cells split smoothly and don’t get stuck. But in...
Type: News Article
1 Feb 2019
New research from the G0 Cell Unit expands on established ideas of what fasting could do for human health. The study, published January 29, 2019 in...
Type: Media Links
31 Jan 2019
(Left to right) Prof. Mitsuhiro Yanagida, technician Orie Arakawa, and Dr. Norihiko Nakazawa of the G0 Cell Unit authored a paper on the enzyme DNA topoisomerase II (topo II) a critical target...
Type: Photo
31 Jan 2019
With DNA topoisomerase II (topo II) intact, DNA in fission yeast cells replicates normally and is split evenly between two daughter cells (left). When under the effects of anti-cancer drug ICRF-193,...
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31 Jan 2019
Casein kinase II (CKII) phosphorylates DNA topoisomerase II (topo II), thus activating the ATPase domain of the enzyme (left). This activation cancels the effects of anti-cancer drug ICRF-193. If...
Type: Photo
31 Jan 2019
DNA topoisomerase II (topo II), a master regulator of DNA metabolism for cell proliferation, is a critical target for anti-cancer therapy.
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31 Jan 2019
The Quantum Dynamics Unit traps a 2-D layer of electrons in liquid helium, held inside a sealed chamber and cooled to nearly absolute zero. Inside the chamber, a metal plate and spherical mirror on...
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31 Jan 2019
Fasting may help people lose weight, but new research suggests going without food may also boost human metabolic activity, generate antioxidants, and help reverse some effects of aging. Scientists at...
Type: Press release
30 Jan 2019
Prof. Mitsuhiro Yanagida and Dr. Takayuki Teruya of the G0 Cell Unit recently published a paper with Kyoto University on the effects of fasting on the human metabolism. The study suggest novel health...
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