BIOTECH & AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES
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Researchers at Nagoya University have isolated a novel photoprotein derived from Okinawan Squid.
Researchers at Nagoya University have found a novel promoter that is activated by pathogen infection.
To inject DNA in a plant cell, conventional methods require the cell wall to be removed, which would require time-consuming pre-treatment and deteriorate the cell quality, causing a regeneration problem.
Researchers at Nagoya University have developed a novel method to create Multifunctional Envelope -Type Nanodevices. Adopting a micro-fluidic approach, this on-chip based method realized simple, rapid, cost-effective fabrication of MEND superior to conventional methods.
Researchers at Nagoya University have developed a novel device which can monitor gene expression levels of living plants in real-time.
Researchers at Nagoya University have found a novel method to produce transgenic plant seeds with a highly expressed and accumulated tolerogenic peptide.
Gibberellins (GA) are plant hormones and compounds essential for diverse developmental processes in plants, including growth, flowering and fructifying.
Ladybugs are voracious predators of aphids and other harmful insects, and have been used as an eco-friendly pest killer without resorting to pesticides.
Some kinds of fish are important as model animals for biomedical and biological studies due to their short reproduction span and small genome size.
Researchers at Nagoya University discovered a new transposon named Tol1 from medaka fish, which is a powerful tool for basic and translational molecular biology applications.
RNA pesticides have various advantages over the conventional chemical pesticides.
As the global population is predicted to reach 9.3 billion by 2050, food crisis gradually has became a serious issue.
Medaka (Oryzias latipes, aka Japanese killifish) is widely used as a simple and useful experimental animal due to its small body size (2 - 4 cm), a short term for sexual maturation (two months), a wide distribution, a small genome size (about 1/5 of mammals), and its sex determination (X & Y chromosomes).
During development of plant seeds, embryos import nutrients and store massive amounts of reserves including storage proteins, starches and oils.
B-20 Method to Conduct Stomatal Aperture: Improving Photosynthetic Capacity and Enhancing Plant Growth
Stomatal pores surrounded by a pair of guard cells in the plant epidermis control the gas exchange between plants and the atmosphere in response to light, CO2, and the plant hormone abscisic acid (ABA).
The plant hormone jasmonate (JA) and its conjugates (JAs) are known as important key players for growth control, leaf senescence and biological defense against insects and pathogens.
Grafting has been used historically to enhance yields or to increase tolerance against environmental stress and plant diseases.
The parasitic plant Striga Hermonthica causes damage to crops like corn, rice, and peas/beans in Africa, Asia, the USA and Africa.
B-24 Fluorescence Turn-on Probe for High Throughput Striga Research
Striga research requires time-consuming work such as seed preparation, germination monitoring/counting, and quarantine regulatory compliance.
“Nile red,” 9-diethylamino-5H-benzo[alpha]phenoxazine-5-one, has been commonly used to detect and quantify intracellular lipid droplets in various biological systems.
Imaging techniques for visualizing and analyzing precise morphology and gene expression patterns are essential for understanding biological processes during development in all organisms.