|Cloverfield Alternate Reality Game Component|
|Yoshida Medical Research|
|Business||Deep sea research and development|
|Current CEO||Ganu Yoshida|
Yoshida Medical Research (abbreviated YMR) is a subsidiary company owned by Tagruato, involved in "deep sea bioprospecting". They are conduct genetic research the organisms that live in extreme environments on the bottom of the ocean, in the hopes that these previously undiscovered "extremophiles" will yield cures, treatments and preventative measures for several types of common diseases, such as cancer, herpes and cystic fibrosis.
- "YMR is a genetic research firm specializing in deep sea bioprospecting. YMR implements Tagruato's advanced exploration technology to study extremophiles found only in the deepest parts of our oceans. The understanding of such organisms that thrive in conditions of extreme pressure, temperature, and toxicity has boundless pharmaceutical and industrial promise. We explore cold seeps and seamounts, where species diversity is known to be as high a 1,000 per square meter. Hidden among these deep sea ecosystems is the potential for medical advancements that will contribute to the future well-being of mankind. YMR doctors are currently developing marine biotechnology drugs that may one day be used as anti-cancer, antioxidant, antibiotic, and anti-malaria. Treatment applications for Alzheimer's disease, cystic fibrosis, and herpes are also under consideration. Our hope and our belief is that the work being done at YMR will prove to be the key to a cure for the diseases that have plagued mankind for centuries."
- —Press Release
- Deep sea bioprospecting is a real industry. An example of a 'real-life' version of YMR can be found here.