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FY 2021

June 17, 2021 NEW
Assembly of Defect-Free Microgel Nanomembranes for CO2 Separation
April 23, 2021
Study on Homogeneity in Sulfur Cross-Linked Network Structures of Isoprene Rubber by TD-NMR and AFM – Zinc Stearate System
March 18, 2021
Four-carbon dicarboxylic acid production through the reductive branch of the open cyanobacterial tricarboxylic acid cycle in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

FY 2020

February 17, 2021
Elucidating Mechanisms behind Ambient Storage-Induced Efficiency Improvements in Perovskite Solar Cells
November 25, 2020
Significantly Sensitized Ternary Blend Polymer Solar Cells with Very Small Content of Narrow-Bandgap Third Component That Utilizes Optical Interference.
October 02, 2020
Effect of pH on metabolite excretion and cell morphology of Euglena gracilis under dark, anaerobic conditions.
September 17, 2020
Fumarase from Cyanidioschyzon merolae stably shows high catalytic activity for fumarate hydration under high temperature conditions.
June 16, 2020
“n4+-free tin perovskite films realized by in situ Sn0 nanoparticle reducing treatment of perovskite precursor solutions”
June 16, 2020
“Heterologous transformation of Camelina sativa with high-speed chimeric myosin XI-2 promotes plant growth and leads to increased seed yield”
June 3, 2020
“Energy-saving CO2 capture by H2 gas stripping for integrating CO2 separation and conversion processes”(Press Release)
※It was published on the cover page.
April 30, 2020
Unconventional biochemical regulation of the oxidative pentose phosphate pathway in the model cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

FY 2019

March 9, 2020
Simultaneous increases in the levels of compatible solutes by cost-effective cultivation of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
February 18, 2020
Malic enzyme facilitates D-lactate production through increased pyruvate supply during anoxic dark fermentation in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Januaery 14, 2020
Impact of Non-Covalent Sulfur–Fluorine Interaction Position on Properties, Structures, and Photovoltaic Performance in Naphthobisthiadiazole-Based Semiconducting Polymers
October 21, 2019
Study of solidification pathway of a MoSiBTiC alloy by optical thermal analysis and in-situ observation with electromagnetic levitation
July 23, 2019
Biochemical characterisation of fumarase C from a unicellular cyanobacterium demonstrating its substrate affinity, altered by an amino acid substitution
June 6, 2019
Increased polyhydroxybutyrate levels by ntcA overexpression in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
April 15, 2019
Yamaguchi University Research Center for Thermotolerant Microbial Resources Opening Ceremony
April 11, 2019
Effective Strategy for High-Yield Furan Dicarboxylate Production for Biobased Polyester Applications

FY 2018

October 2, 2018
Complete substitution of a secondary cell wall with a primary cell wall in Arabidopsis
September 19, 2018
Synthetic Phosphorus Metabolic Pathway for Biosafety and Contamination Management of Cyanobacterial Cultivation
September 6, 2018
Lead‐Free Solar Cells based on Tin Halide Perovskite Films with High Coverage and Improved Aggregation
August 30, 2018
Single Amino Acid Change in 6-Phosphogluconate Dehydrogenase from Synechocystis Conveys Higher Affinity for NADP+ and Altered Mode of Inhibition by NADPH
July 5, 2018
Superflexible Multifunctional Polyvinylpolydimethylsiloxane‐Based Aerogels as Efficient Absorbents, Thermal Superinsulators, and Strain Sensors
June 28, 2018
A high performance catalyst of shape-specific ruthenium nanoparticles for production of primary amines by reductive amination of carbonyl compounds
June 15, 2018
Purification and characterisation of malate dehydrogenase from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: Biochemical barrier of the oxidative tricarboxylic acid cycle
July 1, 2018
"ALCA Booklet on research Vol.3" is uploaded.
June 1, 2018
Temperature enhanced succinate production concurrent with increased central metabolism turnover in the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
May 9, 2018
Functional expression of an oxygen-sensitive nitrogenase in an oxygenic photosynthetic organism.
April 18, 2018
Crystallization behavior of the Li2S–P2S5 glass electrolyte in the LiNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 positive electrode layer
April 9, 2018
Identification and Characterization of Compounds that Affect Stomatal Movements

FY 2017

March 14, 2018
Homoeolog-specific activation of genes for heat acclimation in the allopolyploid grass Brachypodium hybridum (Press Release, Japanese Text only)
February 6, 2018
NEC achieves advanced scratch resistance and maki-e style printing on luxury lacquerware tone bioplastic -Supporting practical use of "Urushi black" tone bioplastics- (Press Release)
December 21, 2017
Development of self-crack-healing ceramics capable of quick full strength recovery (Press Release)
November 9, 2017
Cluster-level relationships of genes involved in carbon metabolism in Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803: Development of a novel succinate-producing strain (Press Release, Japanese Text only)
November 9, 2017
Substrate Specificity and Allosteric Regulation of a D-Lactate Dehydrogenase from a Unicellular Cyanobacterium are Altered by an Amino Acid Substitution (Press Release, Japanese Text only)
October 20, 2017
Salicyclic acid-dependent immunity contributes to resistance against Rhizoctonia solani, a necrotrophic fungal agent of sheath blight, in rice and Brachypodium distachyon. (Press Release, Japanese Text only)
July 31, 2017
Electrolyte Capable of Dramatically Increasing the Energy Efficiency and Life of Lithium-Air Batteries (Press Release)
July 19, 2017
JST-Mirai Program call for propasals was closed.
July 13, 2017
The Application Guideline and Application Forms (JST-Mirai Program) are updated.
June 23, 2017
Direct observation of a non-crystalline state of Li2S−P2S5 solid electrolytes (Press Release, Japanese Text only)
June 9, 2017
JST-Mirai Program (Small start Type: ”Realization of a Low Carbon Society, a global issue” area) calls for proposals.
May 24, 2017
Li2S-Based Solid Solutions as Positive Electrodes with Full Utilization and Super-Long Cycle Life in All-Solid-State Li/S Batteries (Press Release, Japanese Text only)
April 18, 2017
Zero birefringence films of pullulan ester derivatives (Press Release, Japanese Text only)
April 5, 2017
CNT Sheet Air Electrode for the Development of Ultra-High Cell Capacity in Lithium-Air Batteries (Press Release, Japanese Text only)

FY 2016

March 22, 2017
Revealing the Microscopic Mechanisms in Perovskite Solar Cells (Press Release, Japanese Text only)
March 20,2017
A Novel Biocontainment Strategy Makes Bacterial Growth and Survival Dependent on Phosphite (Press Release, Japanese Text only)
December 28, 2016
"ALCA Booklet on research" and "ALCA Brochure" are uploaded.
August 22, 2016
ALCA call for proposals was closed.
July 11, 2016
ALCA calls for proposals.
June 30, 2016
"ALCA External Evaluation Committee(EEC) Final Report" is uploaded.

FY 2015

July 10, 2015
ALCA calls for proposals in 2015 was closed.

FY 2014

May 29, 2015
ALCA calls for innovative research proposals. Please refer to Japanese text website.
August 29, 2014
2014 "Research Projects" are updated.
July 29, 2014
International Workshop: "Innovative energy saving technology for the reduction of carbon dioxide emission from energy-intensive industry -Vision for Exergy recuperation-" was held.
May 9, 2014
Application Guidelines and Application form are uploaded.
May 8, 2014
Press Release: NEC Reduces Production Energy for Cellulose-based Bioplastic Using Non-edible Plant Resource by 90%.
April 22, 2014
Press Release: Regulatory proteins essential for nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria are discoverd.(Japanese Text Only)
April 1, 2014
ALCA calls for innovative research proposals. Please refer to Japanese text website.
"Research Projects" are updated.

FY 2013

March 20, 2014
Press Release: Grasping substrate tenaciously more important than speed in crystalline cellulose degradation.
February 26, 2014
Press Release: Over 390 ℃, Bioplastics with the Highest Thermoresistance Temperature.
January 30, 2014
"Research Projects" are updated.
December 24, 2013
Press Release: Enhancement of photosynthesis (CO2 uptake) and plant growth through the promotion of stomatal opening.
November 8, 2013
"Research Projects" are updated.
October 1, 2013
Press Release: Quantum tunneling effects found in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC).
December 24, 2013
Press Release: Enhancement of photosynthesis (CO2 uptake) and plant growth through the promotion of stomatal opening.
November 8, 2013
"Research Projects" are updated.
October 1, 2013
Press Release: Quantum tunneling effects found in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC).
September 26, 2013
Press Release: Design for Highly Efficient Silicon-Based Solar Cells Using Quantum Dots as Intermediate Absorber.
August 26, 2013
Press Release: Development of hyperbranching polycoumarates with photofunctional multiple shape-memory.(Japanese Text Only)
August 8, 2013
"Research Projects" are updated.
May 2, 2013
Application Guidelines and Application form are uploaded and "About ALCA" is updated.
April 30, 2013
"Research Projects" are updated.
April 1, 2013
ALCA calls for innovative research proposals. Please refer to Japanese text website.

FY 2012

January 28, 2013
Press Release: Development of production technology of spinning multi-walled carbon nanotube fibers.(Japanese Text Only)
January 11, 2013
Press Release: Development of marshmallow-like macroporous gels for the separation of oil and water.(Japanese Text Only)
January 9, 2013
Press Release: Development of bioplactics using materials derived from euglena.(Japanese Text Only)
December 19, 2012
Press Release: High-voltage vacuum power switch for smart power grids.
December 10, 2012
"Research Projects" are updated.
October 25, 2012
"About ALCA" is updated.
June 6, 2012
Application Guidelines and Application form are uploaded and "About ALCA" is updated.
April 27, 2012
ALCA calls for innovative research proposals. Please refer to Japanese website.

FY 2011

January 19, 2012
"Research Projects" are updated.
November 21, 2011
ALCA office is relocated.
July 8, 2011
Application Guidelines and Application form are uploaded and "About ALCA" is updated.
May 27, 2011
ALCA calls for innovative research proposals. Please refer to Japanese website.
March 24, 2011
"About ALCA", "Call for proposals" and "Research Projects" are updated.
April 30, 2010
ALCA web page was released.

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