April 22, 2017

Promising mouse model for a devastating genetic deficiency

Researchers have developed a potential mouse model for the genetic disorder known as an NGLY1 deficiency by creating a double knockout of Ngly1 and ENGase.

April 18, 2017

Atomic structure reveals how cells translate environmental signals

Researchers have determined the atomic resolution structure of a key molecule that translates signals from a cell’s local environment into a language that the cell can understand and use.

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April 27, 2017

Celebrating RIKEN’s hundredth birthday

More than 600 guests from around the world came to the Tokyo International Forum on April 26 for an event to celebrate the centennial of RIKEN.

April 11, 2017

Third RIKEN-Academia Sinica Joint Conference

At the conference held on RIKEN's Wako campus, scientists from the two institutes gave a series of presentations centered around the field of chemical biology.

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RIKEN Research

How DNA traffic jams cause cell differences

A study of identical bacterial cells reveals that congestion on the DNA molecule is responsible for differences between them

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