Izumo


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Izumo

(ēzo͞o`mō), city (1990 pop. 82,679), Shimane prefecture, SW Honshu, Japan, on the Hii River. It is an important railway and road hub and stock-raising center. Its smaller industries include silk manufacture, woodworking, and brewing. The Izumo Taisha, Shinto's oldest and second most important shrine, is to the northwest.
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Japan's navy on Tuesday appointed the first woman to command a warship squadron, including the flagship Izumo helicopter carrier, as it tries to lure more females to make up for a dearth of male recruits in graying Japan.
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Navy Sailors from Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Fleet Logistics Center (FLC) Yokosuka were the first American service members to be welcomed aboard the JS Izumo (DDH 183), the largest Japanese naval ship built since World War II, homeported in Yokosuka, Japan April 30.
They are followed by much shorter contributions on Ricardo's reception in Portugal (Jose Luis Cardoso), Spain (Salvador Almenar), Italy (Anna La Bruna and Annalisa Rosselli), Russia (Denis Melnik) and Japan (Masashi Izumo and Shigemasa Sato).
To view the photo gallery, click here The Izumo with a crew of 470 sailors is a highly visible example of how Japan is expanding the capability of its military to operate overseas and enters service as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks lawmaker approval to loosen the restraints of Japan's pacifist post-war constitution.
The Izumo protein displayed on the sperm that recognizes the egg was identified in 2005 by Japanese researchers but its mate on the egg has remained a mystery, however, researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have identified a single protein that paired with Izumo and is necessary for fertilization and have named it Juno.