Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University

Japanese

Research Highlight

Date Description PubMed Laboratory
2013-03 Autophagosomes form at ER-mitochondria contact sites

Maho Hamasaki (1, 2, †), Nobumichi Furuta (3, †), Atsushi Matsuda (4, 5), Akiko Nezu (1, 2), Akitsugu Yamamoto (6), Naonobu Fujita (1, 2), Hiroko Oomori (7), Takeshi Noda (1, 2), Tokuko Haraguchi (4), Yasushi Hiraoka (5), Atsuo Amano (3, 8, *), Tamotsu Yoshimori (1, 2, *)
  1. Department of Genetics, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka, 565-0871, Japan
  2. Laboratory of Intracellular Membrane Dynamics, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, 2-2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
  3. Department of Oral Frontier Biology, Center for Oral Frontier Science, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1-8 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
  4. National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, 588-2 Iwaoka, Iwaoka-cho, Nishi-ku, Kobe 651-2492, Japan
  5. Biomolecular Networks Laboratories Group, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, 1-3 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
  6. Department of Cell Biology, Faculty of Bio-Science, Nagahama Institute of Bio-Science and Technology, 1266 Tamura-cho, Nagahama, Shiga 526-0829, Japan
  7. Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, 3-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
  8. Department of Preventive Dentistry, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1-8 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan

*To whom correspondence should be addressed:
E-mail: tamyoshi@fbs.osaka-u.ac.jp and amanoa@dent.osaka-u.ac.jp

Nature (2013) in press
Laboratory of Intracellular Membrane Dynamics 〈Prof. Yoshimori〉
2013-02 Disease-Association Analysis of an Inflammation-Related Feedback Loop

Masaaki Murakami (1, 7), Masaya Harada (1, 7), Daisuke Kamimura (1, 7), Hideki Ogura (1), Yuko Okuyama (1),Noriko Kumai (1), Azusa Okuyama (1), Rajeev Singh (1), Jing-Jing Jiang (1), Toru Atsumi (1), Sayaka Shiraya (1), Yuji Nakatsuji (2), Makoto Kinoshita (2), Hitoshi Kohsaka (4), Makoto Nishida (6), Saburo Sakoda (5), Nobuyuki Miyasaka (4), Keiko Yamaguchi-Takihara (6) and Toshio Hirano (3)
  1. Laboratory of Developmental Immunology, JST-CREST, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Graduate School of Medicine, and WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
  2. Department of Neurology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
  3. JST-CREST, Osaka University, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
  4. Department of Medicine and Rheumatology, GCOE Program, International Research Center for Molecular Science in Tooth and Bone Diseases, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo 113-8519, Japan
  5. Department of Neurology, National Hospital Organization Toneyama Hospital, Osaka 560-0045, Japan
  6. Health Care Center, Osaka University, Osaka 560-0043, Japan
  7. These authors contributed equally to this work

*Correspondence:
murakami@molonc.med.osaka-u.ac.jp (M.M.),
hirano@molonc.med.osaka-u.ac.jp (T.H.)

Cell Rep (2013) in press
23434511 Laboratory of Immunology and Cell Biology 〈Prof. Ishii〉
2013-01 Lamin B receptor recognizes specific modifications of histone H4 in heterochromatin formation.

Yasuhiro Hirano (1), Kohji Hizume (2), Hiroshi Kimura (1), Kunio Takeyasu (3), Tokuko Haraguchi (4) and Yasushi Hiraoka (1)
  1. Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University
  2. Division of Microbial Genetics, National Institute of Genetics
  3. Graduate School of Biostudies, Kyoto University
  4. Advanced ICT Research Institute Kobe, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology


J Biol Chem 287, 42654-42663 (2012)
23100253 Nuclear Dynamics Group 〈Prof. Hiraoka〉
2013-01 Fluid Flow and Interlinked Feedback Loops Establish Left-Right Asymmetric Decay of Cerl2 mRNA

Tetsuya Nakamura (1), Daisuke Saito (2), Aiko Kawasumi (1), Kyosuke Shinohara (1), Yasuko Asai (1), Katsuyoshi Takaoka (1), Fenglan Dong (1), Atsuko Takamatsu (3), Jose Antonio Belo (4), Atsushi Mochizuki (2), Hiroshi Hamada (1)
  1. Developmental Genetics Group, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, and CREST, Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST), 1-3 Yamada-oka, Suita 565-0871, Japan
  2. Theoretical Biology Laboratory, RIKEN Advanced Science Institute, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako 351-0198, Japan
  3. Department of Electrical Engineering and Bioscience, Waseda University, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan
  4. IBB–Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Centro de Biomedicina Moleculare Estrutural, Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, Faro 8005-135, Portugal


Nat commun 3, 1322 (2012)
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2012-12 Blink-related momentary activation of the default mode network while viewing videos

Nakano T (1, 2, 3), Kato M (3, 4), Morito Y (3, 4), Itoi S (4), Kitazawa S (1, 2, 3)
  1. Dynamic Brain Network Laboratory, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University
  2. Department of Brain Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
  3. Center for Information and Neural Networks (CiNet), National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, and Osaka University
  4. Center for Information and Neural Networks, Advanced Information and Communication Technology Research Institute, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology


Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110, 702-706 (2012)
This paper was introduced at the THIS WEEK in PNAS.
23267078 Dynamic Brain Network Laboratory 〈Prof. Kitazawa〉
2012-12 Architecture of a flagellar apparatus in the fast-swimming magnetic bacterium MO-1

Juanfang Ruana(1),Takayuki Katoa(1),Claire-Lise Santinib(2),Tomoko Miyataa (1), Akihiro Kawamotoa (1), Wei-Jia Zhangb (2), Alain Bernadacc (3), Long-Fei Wub (2), Keiichi Namba (1, 4)
  1. Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan
  2. Laboratoire de Chimie Bactérienne, Unité Mixte de Recherche 7283, Aix-Marseille Université, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, F-13402, Marseille Cedex 20, France
  3. Service de Microscopie, Aix-Marseille Université, Institut de Microbiologie de la Méditerranée-Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, F-13402, Marseille Cedex 20, France
  4. Riken Quantitative Biology Center, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan


Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109, 20643-20648 (2012)
23184985 Protonic NanoMachine Group 〈Prof. Namba〉
2012-10 Thalamus-Derived Molecules Promote Survival and Dendritic Growth of Developing Cortical Neurons

Sato H, Fukutani Y, Yamamoto Y, Tatara E, Takemoto M, Shimamura K, Yamamoto N

J Neurosci 32, 15388-15402 (2012)
23115177 Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology Group 〈Prof. Yamamoto〉
2012-10 A Bipolar Spindle of Antiparallel ParM Filaments Drives Bacterial Plasmid Segregation

P. Gayathri (1), T. Fujii (2, *), J. Møller-Jensen (1, +), F. van den Ent (1), K. Namba (2, 3), J. Löwe (1)
  1. Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB)
  2. Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University
  3. Riken Quantitative Biology Center

* Present address : Riken Quantitative Biology Center
+ Present address : University of Southern Denmark

Science 338, 1334-1337 (2012) ...
23112295 Protonic NanoMachine Group 〈Prof. Namba〉
2012-09 Dynamics of the leading process, nucleus, and Golgi apparatus of migrating cortical interneurons in living mouse embryos

Yanagida M, Miyoshi R, Toyokuni R, Zhu Y, Murakami F

Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109, 16737-16742 (2012)
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2012-07 CTCF is required for neural development and stochastic expression of clustered Pcdh genes in neurons

Hirayama T, Tarusawa E, Yoshimura Y, Galjart N, Yagi T

Cell Rep 2, 1-13 (2012)
22854024 KOKORO-Biology Group 〈Prof. Yagi〉
2012-06 PGC7 binds histone H3K9me2 to protect against conversion of 5mC to 5hmC in early embryos

Nakamura T, Liu YJ, Nakashima H, Umehara H, Inoue K, Matoba S, Tachibana M, Ogura A, Shinkai Y, Nakano T

Nature 486, 415-419 (2012)
22722204 Laboratory of Stem Cell Pathology 〈Prof. Nakano〉
2012-05 Meiosis-specific noncoding RNA mediates robust pairing of homologous chromosomes in meiosis.

Ding DQ, Okamasa K, Yamane M, Tsutsumi C, Haraguchi T, Yamamoto M, Hiraoka Y

Science 336, 732-736 (2012)
22582262 Nuclear Dynamics Group 〈Prof. Hiraoka〉
2012-05 Mutations in UVSSA cause UV-sensitive syndrome and destabilize ERCC6 in transcription-coupled DNA repair

Zhang X, Horibata K, Saijo M, Ishigami C, Ukai A, Kanno S, Tahara H, Neilan EG, Honma M, Nohmi T, Yasui A, Tanaka K

Nat Genet 44, 593-597 (2012)
22466612 Human Cell Biology Group 〈Assoc. Prof. Saijo〉