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Found 783 articles associated to the institution RIKEN.
 
Parasite plants rob genes from their hosts
28-May-2010

Tokyo, 27 May - A research team at RIKEN, Japan’s flagship research organization, has uncovered the first ever evidence of nuclear gene transfer from host to parasite plant species. The discovery, reported in Science this week, hints at a greater role for horizontal gene transfer in plant evolution.

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Launch of GenoCon - First-ever contest in rational genome design based on semantic-web technology
24-May-2010

TOKYO, 24 May - The Bioinformatics And Systems Engineering (BASE), a division of RIKEN, Japan’s flagship research institute, is holding its first ever International Rational Genome Design Contest (GenoCon) on the semantic web between May 25 and September 30.

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Joined at the genes?
21-May-2010

Genomic data reveal surprising insights into the essential partnership between a widespread plant pest and a symbiotic bacterium dwelling within its cells

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Carbon wears a halo
21-May-2010

Discovery of the heaviest known Borromean nucleus provides a new testing ground for fundamental nuclear models

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Cleaning up cellular trash
21-May-2010

Inducing cells to destroy a misfolded protein alleviates the symptoms of Huntington's disease in mice

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