Nagoya, Japan
Nagoya, Japan

Nagoya University , abbreviated to Meidai , is a Japanese national university headquartered in Chikusa-ku, Nagoya. It is the last Imperial University in Japan and among the National Seven Universities. It is the 4th best ranked higher education institution in Japan.As of 2014, six faculty and alumni of the university have won the Nobel Prize in science. Wikipedia.

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Nagoya University and Nipro Corporation | Date: 2017-05-17

Provided is a locking plate system for treatment of a distal radius fracture, intended to improve cooperation between screw anchors made of metal and a plate made of resin as well as to enhance matching with respect to the radius. The radius locking plate (4) is a flat laminate of intermediate molding materials that each include carbon fibers as reinforcing material and thermoplastic resin as a matrix. The screw anchor (5) includes a shaft portion (10) which has a principal thread (13) achieving a self-tapping action formed thereon and an outer circumference of a head portion of the screw anchor (5) which has an auxiliary thread (13) achieving a self-tapping action tapped thereon. A diameter of a through-hole (6) in the radius locking plate (4), which allows the radius main body (3) and the fractured bone piece (2) to be threadably fixed to the radius locking plate (4), is oversized relative to the principal thread (11), and is undersized relative to the auxiliary thread (13).


A trace component in a sample is quickly and accurately analyzed using a small sample quantity without performing preprocessing such as concentration. Trace components in a sample can be analyzed quickly and accurately using a small sample quantity and without preprocessing such as concentration, by a method for analyzing a component in a sample, the method including a step for irradiating a thermoplastic resin film internally containing the sample with ionizing laser light of a mass spectrometer.


Provided is a microparticle separation chip capable of continuously separating microparticles from a solution in a short period of time in which microparticles having different particle diameters are mixed, without the need to use antibodies or the like. Also provided are a microparticle separation system and method for microparticle separation using the chip. The microparticle separation chip comprises a substrate and at least three or more pillars, a single capture site for capturing to-be-captured microparticles being formed using the at least three or more pillars having one end provided on the substrate and the other end open above, the spacing Z between any mutually adjacent pillars that form the single capture site being Y < Z X, where X is the size of the to-be-captured microparticles, and Y is the size of the microparticles to be removed, and the at least three or more pillars that form a single capture site being arranged in a positional relationship in which to-be-captured microparticles captured in the capture site do not flow out from between any adjacent pillars.


An AlN crystal preparation method, in which: at least one element excluding Si is used that fulfills the condition that a compound is not formed with either Al or N or the condition that a compound is formed with either Al or N but the standard free energy of formation of said compound is greater than the standard free energy of formation of AlN; a composition including at least Al and the element is melted; Al vapor and nitrogen gas are reacted at a prescribed reaction temperature; and AlN crystals are formed.


Patent
Nagoya University and Nu System Corporation | Date: 2017-01-04

[Object] To provide a radical generator which can produce radicals at higher density. [Means for Solution] The radical generator includes a supply tube 10 made of SUS, a hollow cylindrical plasma-generating tube 11 which is connected to the supply tube 10 and which is made of pyrolytic boron nitride (PBN). A first cylindrical CCP electrode 13 and a second cylindrical CCP electrode 30 are disposed outside the plasma-generating tube 11. A coil 12 is provided so as to wind about the outer circumference of the plasma-generating tube 11 at the downstream end of the first CCP electrode 13. A thin connecting tube 23 extending from the bottom of the plasma-generating tube 11 is inserted into the supply tube 10.


Electrodeless plasma is supplied to a space (S) between a cathode (22) and an anode (23) to lower the electrical resistivity in the space, and the electrodeless plasma is accelerated by Lorentz force induced by an axial magnetic field component (B_(x)) and a radial magnetic field component (B_(y)) generated in the space (S), and by an electric current (I_(ac)) flowing through the space (S).


Patent
Nagoya University, Mitsubishi Group and Mitsubishi Materials Corporation | Date: 2017-04-26

A virtual plane obtained by a locus when a tangent line, which passes through a tool distal end edge, of a virtual circle formed when a tool distal end edge of a cutting edge is rotated in a tool circumferential direction is moved parallel to a tool axial line is a reference plane, an angle (ARt) at which a cross line of the reference plane and the cutting edge virtual plane, is inclined with respect to the tool axial line projected onto the reference plane, is in a range of -30 degrees to -60 degrees, an angle (RR) at which a cutting edge tangent line which passes through the tool distal end edge and extends outward in a tool radial direction, is inclined with respect to a predetermined tool radial direction, which passes through the tool distal end edge, is in a range of -30 degrees to -75 degrees.


Provided is an embedding medium for specimen preparation that, when preparing a curable base material nonpenetrating specimen, involves no thermal invasion of the tissue, minimizes wrinkling and tearing during thin slicing, and makes it possible to confirm the position of the tissue in the embedding medium, and also for preparing a curable base material penetrating specimen on the same plane as a curable base material nonpenetrating specimen. The problem can be solved by using an embedding medium for specimen preparation that includes gelatin that is in a liquid state at 15C-25C and assumes a solid state at 4C when made into an aqueous solution.


Patent
Nagoya University and Menicon Co. | Date: 2017-05-03

The present invention provides a bone formation promoter having high biological safety and capable of promoting bone formation. The bone formation promoter of the present invention includes a self-assembling peptide capable of forming a -sheet structure in an aqueous solution having a neutral pH; and a bone chip. A sum of charges of amino acid residues constituting the self-assembling peptide at pH 7.0 is unequal to 0.


Patent
Toagosei Co., Keio University and Nagoya University | Date: 2017-04-26

Provided are a synthetic peptide that induces the reprogramming of a differentiated cell, a reprogramming-inducing pharmaceutical composition that contains this synthetic peptide, and a method for producing an undifferentiated cell from a differentiated cell using this synthetic peptide. The peptide provided by the present invention is a synthetic peptide having a reprogramming-inducing peptide sequence formed of the amino acid sequence given by SEQ ID NO: 1 or a modified amino acid sequence thereof. The method for producing an undifferentiated cell provided by the present invention includes inducing the reprogramming of a target cell by culturing a cell culture which contains the target cell and to which the synthetic peptide has been supplied.

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