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Osumi

 

a strait between the southern tip of the island of Kyushu (the southernmost of the chief islands of Japan) and the Osumi Islands. At its narrowest it is 28.2 km wide, and the maximum depth is 117 m. The strait connects the East China Sea with the Pacific Ocean.

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Nobel Prize-winning biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi explained about yeast autophagy and what happens when leaves turn yellow sending protein into the rice seeds for the next generation.
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This year, biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi, of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his discoveries in autophagy, the process whereby a cell recycles part of its own cellular debris (cellular house cleaning).
Japanese cell biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi was given the medicine Nobel for his discoveries of mechanisms for "autophagy" - a fundamental process for degrading and recycling cellular components.
Biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Oct.
Studies into how biological cells recycle their internal garbage earned cell biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi the physiology or medicine prize.
El doctor japones Yoshinori Ohsumi obtuvo el Premio Nobel de Fisiologia o Medicina por "sus descubrimientos de los mecanismos de la autofagia", como senalo el Instituto Karolinska, de Suecia.
Yoshinori Ohsumi, 71, will receive the prestiA[degrees]gious US$921,900 award for uncovering 'mechanisms for autophagy', a fundamental process in cells that scientists believe can be harnessed to fight cancer and dementia.
JAPANESE scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi has been awarded this year's Nobel Prize in medicine.
Physics is the second of this year's crop of Nobels and comes after Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi was awarded the prize for medicine on Monday.
BRUSSELS - The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi, of Japan, for his discoveries on autophagy.