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Found 61 articles associated to the institution Nagoya University.
 
Sponge-like materials capture, store, and release essential small molecules
28-November-2016

Nagoya University, Kyoto University, and Air Liquide will start a new project to design innovative nanoporous materials, or “sponge materials,” for highly efficient abilities in separation, storage, and release of essential gas molecules.

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Humans Proven to Recognize Partially Obscured Snakes More Easily than Other Animals
8-November-2016

A Nagoya University research team uses new image processing tool to confirm human visual system has evolved specifically to detect snakes.

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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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