Academic Staff and Fellows
- NISHIYAMA Masayoshi
- Associate Professor Ph.D
- Department/Science Graduate school/Science
Biomolecules are nanometer-sized molecular machines working in living cells. Our research goal is to elucidate the operating principle how biological molecular machines work efficiently in collaboration with water molecules.
|Research Area||Biophysics, Bioimaging|
(1) Nishiyama M., Higuchi H. & Yanagida T.
Chemomechanical coupling of the forward and backward steps of single kinesin molecules.
Nature Cell Biology 4, 790-797 (2002).【ISI Times Cited: 244 (2022/01/31)】
(2) Yagi T. & Nishiyama M.
High hydrostatic pressure induces vigorous flagellar beating in Chlamydomonas non-motile mutants lacking the central apparatus.
Sci Rep. 10(1):2072 (2020).
Faculty of 1000 Prime (2020/03/06)
(3) Hata H., Nishihara Y., Nishiyama M., Sowa Y., Kawagishi I. & Kitao A.
High pressure inhibits signaling protein binding to the flagellar motor and bacterial chemotaxis through enhanced hydration.
Sci Rep. 10(1):2351 (2020).
|Affiliated Academic Societies||Biophysical Society (USA),The Biophysical Society of Japan, The Japan Society for Applied Physics|
|Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Osaka City University|
|Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University|
|Title of Thesis, Institute, Date||Nanometry of the single motor-molecules with high temporal resolution, Osaka University, March 2001|
|Awards||The Young Scientists’ Prize, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology|
Laboratory for Dynamic Living Systems