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USJI Universities Research Report Vol.32

June 27,2014

Kyushu University

Topic:
DOCK5 functions as a key signaling adaptor that links FcεRI signals to microtubule dynamics during mast cell degranulation
Researcher:
Yoshinori Fukui,Research Center for Advanced Immunology, Medical Institute of Bioregulatioy
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Mast cells play a key role in the induction of anaphylaxis, a life-threatening IgE-dependent allergic reaction, by secreting chemical mediators that are stored in secretory granules. …

Ritsumeikan University

Topic:
Supreme Collateral Utilization System toward Efficient Material Cycle: Microbial Recovery of Phosphate and Rare Metals
Researcher:
Tadayuki IMANAKA, College of Life Sciences, Department of Biotechnology Professor
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Water quality improvement is a crucial aspect of global environmental issues, and we have been focusing on Lake Biwa in our efforts to make improvements to aquatic environments. Lake Biwa is one of the oldest lakes in the world, with a history …

The University of Tokyo

Topic:
Cycle of changes inside the cell: Autophagy research holds great promise for future advances in medicine
Researcher:
Noboru Mizushima, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine
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In all living organisms, entire cells are replaced over time. Additionally, the cytoplasmic components that make up those cells are also replaced, piece by …

University of Tsukuba

Topic:
Multimedia Information Processing Combining Brain Science, Life Science, and Information Science
Researcher:
Shoji Makino, Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems
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Our laboratory studies on media signal processing and media information processing especially focused on sound and electroencephalogram (EEG). The main research topics are …

Waseda University

Topic:
Case Involving Seizure of Japanese Ship Is Not an Anomaly : The Current State of the Rule of Law in China
Researcher:
Hikota Koguchi, Professor, Faculty of Law, Director, Organization for Asian Studies
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A case involving the seizure of a ship owned by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has attracted nationwide attention. The summary of the incident is as follows. There are three plaintiffs: Zhongwei

Kyoto University

Topic:
The Ancient East-West Cultural Corridor Emerged from Myanmar to Thailand and Cambodia - Around 2,000 Kilometers in Mainland Southeast Asia
Researcher:
Mamoru Shibayama, Professor, ASEAN Center Director
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The Ancient Road – The East-West Cultural Corridor, which ancient cultural exchanges were existed associated with such as rule, religion, and trade in mainland Southeast Asia from Myanmar to Thailand and Cambodia, was emerged from …

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