- Yoshiki Sasai (1962-2014). Alvarez-Buylla, Arturo // Nature;9/4/2014, Vol. 513 Issue 7516, p34
An obituary for Yoshiki Sasai, a Japanese stem-cell biologist at RIKEN research institute, is presented.
- How to Make Eyeball Stew. Waters, Hannah // Scientist;Mar2012, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p52
The article focuses on research of Yoshiki Sasai of RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology in Japan and his colleagues regarding culture medium which could induce mouse embryonic stem of mouse. It mentions that Sasai used gel which contains laminin proteins in the study which are essential for...
- Stem Cells Able to Form Optic Cup. // Review of Ophthalmology;Jul2012, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p6
The article discusses the study by Yoshiki Sasai on the use human-derived stem cell or human embryonic stem cells (hESCs), which is able to form an optic cup.
- Lab-grown hormone factory put to work. Whyte, Chelsea // New Scientist;11/12/2011, Vol. 212 Issue 2838, p12
The article reports that Yoshiki Sasai of the RIKEN Centre for Developmental Biology has developed a functioning pituitary gland from embryonic stem cells. Sasai used mouse embryonic stem cells to grow both ectoderm and hypothalamus tissue, and transplanted the gland into the kidneys of mice....
- Tissue engineering: The brainmaker. Cyranoski, David // Nature;8/23/2012, Vol. 488 Issue 7412, p444
The article focuses on the papers by stem biologist Yoshiki Sasai and colleagues regarding the growth of embryonic stem cells into a rounded goblet of retinal tissue. It states that the paper of Sasai and colleagues tackles the organization of proliferating stem cells of an embryo into the...
- Stem cell death. // New Scientist;8/9/2014, Vol. 223 Issue 2981, p5
An obituary for stem cell scientist Yoshiki Sasai of the Riken Center for Developmental Biology in Kobe, Japan is presented.
- Seven days: 1-7 August 2014. // Nature;8/6/2014, Vol. 512 Issue 7512, p10
The article offers miscellaneous news briefs across the world as of August 1-7, 2014. Topics discussed include issuance of a public access and data-sharing portal by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), death of Yoshiki Sasai, stem-cell researcher from Japan due to suicide and resignation of...
- Biomedical briefing. // Nature Medicine;Sep2014, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p974
The article offers biomedical news briefs as of September 2014. It states that on July 24, 2014, the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals exempted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from banning nontherapeutic antibiotic use in livestock and on July 31, 2014 the U.S. National Institutes...
- The Ten Greatest Scientists of the Second Millennium. Seaborg, Glenn T. // World Almanac & Book of Facts;2000, p36
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