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30 Jun, 2020, 09:37 BST Kanazawa University Research: Real-time Monitoring of Proteins in the Nuclear Pore Complex

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in Biomaterials a high-speed atomic-force microscopy study of protein filaments in the nuclear pore complex....


15 Jun, 2020, 12:02 BST Kanazawa University Research: Cell Removal as the Result of a Mechanical Instability

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in the Biophysical Journal that the process of cell removal from an epithelial layer follows from an...


14 May, 2020, 04:47 BST Kanazawa University Research: Notorious Cancer Protein Mutations Cooperate to Proliferate Disease

Research at Kanazawa University, Theragen Etex Bio Institute and Seoul National University as reported in Nature Communications points towards...


07 May, 2020, 10:22 BST Kanazawa University Research: Dock and Harbor: A Novel Mechanism for Controlling Genes

The genetic information within our cells is what makes humans unique. The cell nucleus has a complex structure that harbors this genetic information. ...


07 Apr, 2020, 10:17 BST Kanazawa University Research: Atomic Force Microscopy Reveals High Heterogeneity in Bacterial Membrane Vesicles

Researchers at Kanazawa University and Tsukuba University report in Nanoscale that the physical properties of extracellular bacterial membrane...


07 Apr, 2020, 10:06 BST Toshio Ando of the WPI Nano Life Science Institute, Kanazawa University and Colleagues From Greece, Germany, and USA Have Been Awarded The Prestigious Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Research Grant of 450,000 USD Per Year for Three Years

Toshio Ando of the WPI Nano Life Science Institute, Kanazawa University, Electra Gizeli (Principal Applicant, Institute of Molecular Biology and...


25 Mar, 2020, 14:46 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Insights into the Diagnosis and Treatment of Brain Cancer in Children

In a recent study published in Autophagy, researchers at Kanazawa University show how abnormalities in a gene called TPR can lead to pediatric brain...


10 Feb, 2020, 11:35 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Combined Drug Treatment for Lung Cancer and Secondary Tumors

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology a promising novel approach for a combined treatment of the most common...


27 Dec, 2019, 10:38 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Complete Filling of Batches of Nanopipettes

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in Analytical Chemistry an efficient method for filling a batch of nanopipettes with a pore opening below...


17 Dec, 2019, 13:05 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Possible Strategy for Cancer Treatment Found in Nuclear Transport Proteins

The nuclear import of proteins befalls through nuclear pore complexes (NPCs) and normally requires specific transport proteins. A type of a nuclear...


06 Dec, 2019, 12:40 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Improved pH Probes May Help Towards Cancer Treatments

Nanopipettes with zwitterionic membranes may offer improved monitoring of changes in pH surrounding living cells, which can indicate traits of...


04 Dec, 2019, 11:29 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Genetic Typing of a Bacterium with Biotechnological Potential

Researchers at Kanazawa University describe in Scientific Reports the genetic typing of the bacterium Pseudomonas putida. The bacterium is normally...


04 Dec, 2019, 11:11 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Imaging Technique Gives Catalytic 2D Material Engineering a Better View

A scanning electrochemical cell imaging technique shows how nanoscale structural features affect the catalytic activity of MoS2 monolayers for...


18 Oct, 2019, 11:02 BST Kanazawa University Research: Controlling Ion Recognition in Reactive Host-guest Systems

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in the Journal of the American Chemical Society that in reactive host–guest systems, both the molecular...


30 Jul, 2019, 14:29 BST Kanazawa University Research: Photocatalytic Generation of Highly Reactive Alkynes Under Visible Light Conditions

In a recent study published in Organic Letters, researchers at Kanazawa University developed a method to generate a highly reactive alkyne, an...


04 Jul, 2019, 12:33 BST Kanazawa University Research: Cancer Genes and the Tumor Milieu

The tumor microenvironment (TME) is a mix of fluids, immune cells and blood vessels which envelops the tumors. Interactions between tumor cells and...


24 Jun, 2019, 04:27 BST Kanazawa University Research: Structural Development of the Brain

The human brain consists of neurons arranged into microscopic columns. The cortex, which is the seat of most cerebral functions and forms the largest ...


17 Jun, 2019, 11:05 BST Kanazawa University Research: Mapping and Measuring Proteins on the Surfaces of Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) in Cells

Researchers from Kanazawa University on the development of a technique to closely track a specific protein on the surfaces of endoplasmic reticulum...


12 Jun, 2019, 11:27 BST Kanazawa University Research: Opposite Piezoresistant Effects of Rhenium Disulfide in two Principle Directions

Using optical and electrical measurements, a two-dimensional anisotropic crystal of rhenium disulfide was found to show opposite piezoresistant...


12 Jun, 2019, 11:18 BST Kanazawa University Research: Electron Beam Strengthens Recyclable Nanocomposite

Carbon fiber-enhanced thermoplastic polymer mechanical properties improve when irradiated with an electron beam, report researchers at Kanazawa...


05 Jun, 2019, 11:20 BST Kanazawa University Research: Discovery of a Molecule Facilitating Cancer Diagnosis

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in Nature Chemical Biology the identification of a molecule capable of inhibiting cell growth in cancer...


16 May, 2019, 13:16 BST Kanazawa University Research: Synthesis of Helical Ladder Polymers

Researchers at Kanazawa University synthesized helical ladder polymers with a well-defined cyclic repeating unit and one-handed helical geometry, as...


16 May, 2019, 13:14 BST Kanazawa University Research: Virulence Factor of the Influenza A Virus Mapped in Real-time

In a recent study published in BBA – General Subjects, Kanazawa University researchers used high-speed microscopy to investigate native structure and ...


08 May, 2019, 12:50 BST Kanazawa University Research: Radioisotope Couple for Tumor Diagnosis and Therapy

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in ACS Omega a promising combination of radioisotope-carrying molecules for use in radiotheranostics — a...


25 Mar, 2019, 09:19 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Vapor Drives a Liquid-solid Transition in a Molecular System

The reversible switching of macrocyclic molecules between a liquid and a solid phase upon exposure to vapor has been reported in the Journal of the...