After a 10 billion Yen supplementary budget was provided in FY 2013 for advanced agrofood technologies in private-public partnerships, the program will be essentially continued until 2017. Nikkei Biotech news release, December 20, 2013
Among the 1063 types of receptors in mice, a few were highly specific to macrocyclic ketones. Mika SHIRASU et al., Neuron, Dec. 19, 2013, 10.1016/j.neuron.2013.10.021
Using inactivated viruses plated on a coated microarray plate, binding of serum sample and EIA are handled by an automatic machine-based microfluidic assay, and readout is through a sensitive CCD camera. RIKEN news release, December 19, 2013
The public partners are MAFFs NARO Institute of Floricultural Science, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology and Kazusa DNA Research Institute. The number of resolved genes (ORFs) is around 40.000. Carnations are No. 3 of all flowers sold in Japan (world...
The agreement covers development of therapeutic antibodies for cancer treatment. UMN Pharma news release, December 18, 2013