Okayama University e-Bulletin Vol.14

February 24, 2016

Source: Okayama University, Japan, Public Relations and Information Strategy

SUBLECT LINE: Okayama University e-Bulletin: Designer DNA-binding proteins to combat viral infections, immunizing plants, and more.

Okayama University, Japan publishes the February 2016 issue of its online newsletter,
Okayama University e-Bulletin: //www.okayama-u.ac.jp/user/kouhou/ebulletin/

(Okayama, Japan, 24 February 2016) This issue includes a feature on designer DNA-binding proteins to combat viral infections in agriculture and medicine; news items include updates of official opening of the Okayama University Silicon Valley Office at Fremont (CA), and international collaboration work with Xiamen University; research highlights on immunizing plants; identification of gene Vrn-D4 for enabling wheat to adapt to areas with warm winters; importance of introgression on intra-specific genetic differentiation and adaptive divergence; an interesting twist on supercooled liquid water; and manufacturing denim in Okayama.

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