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Found 54 articles associated to the institution Nagoya University.
 
Collapse of mitochondria-associated membrane in ALS
8-November-2016

Mitochondria-associated membrane (MAM) is a contacting site of endoplasmic reticulum and mitochondria, and plays a key role in cellular homeostasis. Researchers at Nagoya University identified that disruption of the MAM is tightly involved in the pathology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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Self-Assembly of Photoresponsive Polymer Brushes to Realize Advanced Surfaces
20-October-2016

Japanese researchers have developed a new approach for obtaining functional surfaces consisting of organized polymers.

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Novel Target for Diabetes Drug Identified as Ion Exchanger
13-October-2016

Nagoya University-led researchers use nematode worms as a model to identify a new target of the type 2 diabetes drug metformin; ion exchanger protein NHX-5 and its related protein in fruit flies are potential metformin targets, suggesting the drug controls the cellular endocytic cycle.

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New Device Enables Rapid Identification of Brain Cancer Type and Tumor Margin
5-October-2016

A team centered at Nagoya University, Japan, have developed a device for quick, accurate identification of a mutation strongly associated with a cancer that affects the central nervous system, potentially enabling accurate removal of the entire tumor during an operation.

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Unraveling Roundworm Nerve Regeneration Mechanism Could Aid Nerve Injury Treatment
4-October-2016

By studying nerve regeneration in roundworms, researchers in Japan have discovered another signaling pathway that induces nerves to regenerate.

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