PRESS RELEASES

April 24, 2018

Vitamin A derivative selectively kills liver cancer stem cells

Scientists have found that acyclic retinoid, which can prevent the recurrence of liver cancer, targets one class of cancer stem cells, preventing them from forming new tumors.

April 18, 2018

Researchers uncover origin of virus-fighting plasma B cells

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Researchers have discovered an important mechanism that governs how B cells are chosen to become plasma B cells, which move through the body releasing antibodies.

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NEWS

April 19, 2018

Deepening our view of small RNAs

Scientists have developed a tool that will give us better insights into an important class of non-coding RNA, known as short RNAs, that are involved in many biological processes.

March 29, 2018

A path to faster large-scale brain simulations

An international team of researchers have developed an algorithm that will improve computer simulations of the brain, both on exascale computers and less powerful machines.

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RIKEN Research

Structural insights into a protein-modification mechanism that boosts bacterial virulence

The molecular structure of a bacterial enzyme reveals how a sugar is added to a protein that supports the growth of pathogenic bacteria

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Events

Mar 26-28, 2018
RIKEN Symposia: CDB Symposium 2018"Dynamic Homeostasis: from Development to Aging"

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