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New research uncovers elusive target of antifungal agent
14-June-2010

Tokyo, 13 June - A research team in Japan has uncovered the mechanism underlying the antifungal activity of theonellamide (TNM), a bioactive compound found in a species of marine sponge. The finding provides new insights toward the development of antifungal drugs, with broader applications to drug analysis in areas such as cancer research.

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Molecular circuit uncovered governing key cell-fate decisions
9-June-2010

Tokyo, 8 June - Critical missing links in a signaling-transcription cascade responsible for pivotal cell-fate decisions have been described for the first time in a paper in Cell.

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Scientists discover 45 new radioisotopes in 4 days
8-June-2010

Tokyo, 8 June - The world’s most powerful beam of heavy ions has enabled Japanese scientists and their international collaborators to uncover 45 new neutron-rich radioisotopes in a region of the nuclear chart never before explored.

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Delegation of representatives from five leading Chinese universities visits RIKEN
4-June-2010

On April 21, a delegation of 12 dignitaries from China visited the RIKEN Wako campus to meet with RIKEN President Ryoji Noyori and a number of RIKEN directors.

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Evolutionary profits and losses
4-June-2010

The disruption of melatonin production in laboratory mouse strains represents an apparent evolutionary advantage in terms of reproductive development

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