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Found 783 articles associated to the institution RIKEN.
 
Inside a plant’s pharma factory
14-May-2012

A newly discovered enzyme brings scientists one step closer to understanding how plants manufacture a molecule with potent medicinal properties. Plants of the genus Glycyrrhiza are best known as key ingredients in the popular treat licorice, but they also have a valuable place in the medicine cabinet.

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Revealing the stars of brain adaptability
14-May-2012

Star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes are found to bridge the gap between global brain activity and localized circuits. Global network activity in the brain modulates local neural circuitry via calcium signaling in non-neuronal cells called astrocytes (Fig. 1), according to research led by Hajime Hirase of the RIKEN Brain Science Institute.

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Maintaining restraint in the face of danger
30-March-2012

A central regulator of the inflammatory response shows signs as an appealing target for therapies against autoimmune disease

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Measuring attention to detail
30-March-2012

Human attention to a particular portion of an image alters the way the brain processes visual cortex responses to that image

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Inside a plant’s pharma factory
30-March-2012

A newly discovered enzyme brings scientists one step closer to understanding how plants manufacture a molecule with potent medicinal properties

Read more of the article entitled 'Inside a plant’s pharma factory'

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