September 20, 2016

Human "junk" gene sequences can promote translation


Scientists have found a group of human sequences—unrelated to known elements in mice—which are capable of producing SINEUPs, artificial RNAs that can be made to target any RNA.

September 16, 2016

Success! iPSC-derived retinal cells from one monkey transplanted into another without rejection

Scientists have successfully transplanted retinal pigment cells derived from stem cells of one monkey into the eyes of other monkeys without the need for immunosuppressant drugs.

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September 12, 2016

G7 health ministers visit Kobe campuses

Health ministers from the G7 countries were introduced to research being done at the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology and Advanced Institute for Computational Science in Kobe.

August 30, 2016

Piero Carninci chosen as “MICE ambassador”

Piero Carninci

The RIKEN CLST Deputy Director has been appointed to serve as a tourism ambassador to help promote Japan as a site for international conferences. 

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RIKEN Research

A protein pushes ahead of the curve

A cell-signaling enzyme coordinates the three-dimensional reorganization of cell membranes

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