A paper “Construction of a simple evaluation system for the intestinal absorption of an orally administered medicine using Bombyx mori larvae” was published in Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics.

A paper “Construction of a simple evaluation system for the intestinal absorption of an orally administered medicine using Bombyx mori larvae” was published in Drug Discoveries & Therapeutics.
Dr. Hidemasa Bono and Dr. Takeru Nakazato from DBCLS have deeply contributed to this work in comparative analysis of human and silkworm(Bombyx mori) gut transcriptomes.
 
The open-access full paper can be found online at:
https://doi.org/10.5582/ddt.2018.01004
 
Ichino F, Bono H, Nakazato T, Toyoda A, Fujiyama A, Iwabuchi K, Sato R, Tabunoki H
“Construction of a simple evaluation system for the intestinal absorption of an orally administered medicine using Bombyx mori larvae”
Drug Discov Ther. 2018; 12(1):7-15.
DOI: 10.5582/ddt.2018.01004
 
This work was also supported by NIG-JOINT (2014-A171 & 2015-A155) and computations were partially performed on the NIG supercomputer at the ROIS National Institute of Genetics.