Original papers

  • Design, Synthesis and Cytotoxicity Evaluation of New 3, 5-Disubstituted-2-Thioxoimidazolidinones.
    Abdellatif K, Elbadawi MM, Elsaady MT, El-Hafeez AAA, Fujimura T, Kawamoto S, Khodair AI.
    Anticancer Agents Med Chem. 2017 Nov 29. doi: 10.2174/1871520618666171129213838. [abstract]
  • Fission yeast strains with circular chromosomes require the 9-1-1 checkpoint complex for the viability in response to the anti-cancer drug 5-fluorodeoxyuridine.
    Shamim HM, Minami Y, Tanaka D, Ukimori S, Murray JM, Ueno M.
    PLoS One. 2017 Nov 9;12(11):e0187775. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0187775. [abstract]
  • Two spatially distinct Kinesin-14 Pkl1 and Klp2 generate collaborative inward forces against Kinesin-5 Cut7 in S. pombe
    Yukawa M, Yamada Y, Yamauchi T, Toda T
    J Cell Sci 2017 : doi: 10.1242/jcs.210740 [abstract]
  • Generation and characterisation of temperature sensitive mutants of genes encoding the fission yeast spindle pole body.
    Tang NH​, Fong CS​, Masuda H, Jourdain I, Yukawa M, Toda T​
    PeerJ Preprints 5, e3377v1, DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3377v1 [abstract]
    Methods in Molecular Biology, accepted.
  • A microtubule polymerase cooperates with the Kinesin-6 motor and a microtubule crosslinker to promote bipolar spindle assembly in the absence of Kinesin-5 and Kinesin-14 in fission yeast.
    Yukawa M, Kawakami T, Okazaki M, Kume K, Tang NH, Toda T.
    Mol Biol Cell. 2017 Oct 11. pii: mbc.E17-08-0497. doi: 10.1091/mbc.E17-08-0497. [abstract]
  • Prominent IgE-binding and cytokine-inducing capacities of a newly cloned N-terminal region of Der f 14, an apolipophorin-like house dust mite allergen.
    ElRamlawy KG, Fujimura T, Aki T, Okada A, Suzuki T, Abe T, Hayashi T, Epton MJ, Thomas WR, Rafeet IH, Al-Azhary DB, Ono K, Kawamoto S.
    J Biochem. 2017 Sep 11. doi: 10.1093/jb/mvx060. [abstract]
  • Time-course microarrays reveal early activation of the immune transcriptome in a choline-deficient mouse model of liver injury.
    Mitsumoto K, Watanabe R, Nakao K, Yonenaka H, Hashimoto T, Kato N, Kumrungsee T, Yanaka N.
    Life Sci. 2017 Sep 1;184:103-111. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2017.07.009. Epub 2017 Jul 12. [abstract]
  • Plasma Cluster Ions Reduce the IgE-Binding Capacity of House Dust Mite Allergens under a Simulated Indoor Environmental Condition.
    Okano H, Fujimura T, Fukuoka N, Hayashi T, Nishikawa K, Ono K, Kawamoto S.
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2017 Aug 29;173(4):199-203. doi: 10.1159/000477724. [abstract]
  • Synergistic tumor suppression by a Perilla frutescens-derived methoxyflavanone and anti-cancer tyrosine kinase inhibitors in A549 human lung adenocarcinoma.
    Abd El-Hafeez AA, Fujimura T, Kamei R, Hirakawa N, Baba K, Ono K, Kawamoto S
    Cytotechnology. 2017 Jul 29. doi: 10.1007/s10616-017-0124-1 [abstract]
  • A novel moonlight function of glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) for immunomodulation.
    Nakano T, Goto S, Takaoka Y, Tseng HP, Fujimura T, Kawamoto S, Ono K, Chen CL.
    Biofactors. 2017 Jul 28. doi: 10.1002/biof.1379. [abstract]
  • Identification of three signaling molecules required for calcineurin-dependent monopolar growth induced by the DNA replication checkpoint in fission yeast.
    Kume K, Hashimoto T, Suzuki M, Mizunuma M, Toda T, Hirata D.
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017 Jul 24. pii: S0006-291X(17)31487-0. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.07.129. [abstract]
  • A methoxyflavanone derivative from the Asian medicinal herb (Perilla frutescens) induces p53-mediated G2/M cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in A549 human lung adenocarcinoma.
    Abd El-Hafeez AA, Fujimura T, Kamei R, Hirakawa N, Baba K, Ono K, Kawamoto S
    Cytotechnology. 2017 Jul 14. doi: 10.1007/s10616-017-0116-1. [abstract]
  • A systematic genomic screen implicates nucleocytoplasmic transport and membrane growth in nuclear size control.
    Kume K, Cantwell H, Neumann FR, Jones AW, Snijders AP, Nurse P.
    PLoS Genet. 2017 May 18;13(5):e1006767. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006767. eCollection 2017 May.  [abstract]
  • Purification and characterisation of the fission yeast Ndc80 complex.
    Matsuo Y, Maurer SP, Surrey T, Toda T.
    Protein Expr Purif. 2017 May 11;135:61-69. doi: 10.1016/j.pep.2017.05.002.  [abstract]
  • Der f 35: an MD-2-like house dust mite allergen that cross-reacts with Der f 2 and Pso o 2.
    Fujimura T, Aki T, Isobe T, Matsuoka A, Hayashi T, Ono K, Kawamoto S.
    Allergy. 2017 Apr 25. doi: 10.1111/all.13192.  [abstract]
  • A genetic method to enhance the accumulation of S-adenosylmethionine in yeast.
    Kanai M, Mizunuma M, Fujii T, Iefuji H.
    Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2017 Feb;101(4):1351-1357. doi: 10.1007/s00253-017-8098-7. Epub 2017 Jan 11. Review. [abstract]
  • Arp2/3 complex and Mps3 are required for regulation of ribosome biosynthesis in the secretory stress response.
    Yabuki Y, Katayama M, Kodama Y, Sakamoto A, Yatsuhashi A, Funato K, Mizuta K.
    Yeast. 2017 Apr;34(4):155-163. doi: 10.1002/yea.3221. Epub 2017 Jan 12. [abstract]