Archived Articles
l ARTICLE   Nov. 13, 2013
Conformational change of a unique sequence in a fungal galectin from Agrocybe cylindracea controls glycan ligand-binding specificity.
Kuwabara N, Hu D, Tateno H, Makyio H, Hirabayashi J, Kato R.
FEBS Lett. 2013 Nov 15;587(22):3620-5.
l ARTICLE   Aug. 15, 2013
・Improvement of an Automated Protein Crystal Exchange System PAM for High-throughput Data Collection.
Masahiko Hiraki, Yusuke Yamada, Leonard M. G. Chavas, Soichi Wakatsuki and Naohiro Matsugaki
J Synchrotron Radiat. 2013 Nov;20(Pt 6):890-3.
Improvements toward highly accurate diffraction experiments at the macromolecular micro-crystallography beamline BL-17A.
Yusuke Yamada, Leonard M. G. Chavas, Noriyuki Igarashi, Masahiko Hiraki, Soichi Wakatsuki and Naohiro Matsugaki
J Synchrotron Radiat. 2013 Nov;20(Pt 6):938-42.
l ARTICLE   Jul. 23, 2013
New methodologies at PF AR-NW12A: the implementation of high-pressure macromolecular crystallography.
Leonard M.G. Chavas, Takayuki Nagae, Hiroyuki Yamada, Nobuhisa Watanabe, Yusuke Yamada, Masahiko Hiraki and Naohiro Matsugaki
J Synchrotron Radiat. 2013 Nov;20(Pt 6):838-42.
l ARTICLE   Jun. 28, 2013
Structural basis of preferential binding of fucose-containing saccharide by the Caenorhabditis elegans galectin LEC-6.
Makyio H, Takeuchi T, Tamura M, Nishiyama K, Takahashi H, Natsugari H, Arata Y, Kasai K, Yamada Y, Wakatsuki S, Kato R.
Glycobiology. 2013 Jul;23(7):797-805.
l ARTICLE   Apr. 4, 2013
Data Management System at the Photon Factory Macromolecular Crystallography Beamline
Y Yamada, N Matsugaki, L M G Chavas, M Hiraki, N Igarashi and S Wakatsuki
2013 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 425 012017
Current status and future prospects of an automated sample exchange system PAM for protein crystallography
M Hiraki, Y Yamada, L M G Chavas, N Matsugaki, N Igarashi and S Wakatsuki
2013 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 425 012014
10 years of protein crystallography at AR-NW12A beamline
L M G Chavas, Y Yamada, M Hiraki, N Igarashi, N Matsugaki and S Wakatsuki
2013 J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 425 012008
l ARTICLE   Jan. 16, 2013
Fully Automated Data Collection and Processing System on Macromolecular Crystallography Beamlines at the PF
Yusuke YAMADA, Masahiko HIRAKI, Naohiro MATSUGAKI, Leonard M. G. Chavas, Noriyuki IGARASHI, Soichi WAKATSUKI
J. Cryst. Soc. Jpn., 54(6), 359-363 (2012)
l Job Opening   Jan. 9, 2013
Assistant Professor.(We closed the list.)
Assistant Professor.(We closed the list.)
l Press Release   Sep. 21, 2012
KEK and Astellas begin collaborative research to discover new drugs for neglected tropical diseases
l Job Opening   Jun. 25, 2012
Associate Professor or Assistant Professor.(We closed the list.)
l ARTICLE   Jun. 12, 2012
Structural basis for membrane binding specificity of the Bin/Amphiphysin/Rvs(BAR) domain of Arfaptin-2 determined by Arl1 GTPase.
Nakamura K, Man Z, Xie Y, Hanai A, Makyio H, Kawasaki M, Kato R, Shin HW, Nakayama K, Wakatsuki S.
J Biol Chem. 2012 Jul 20;287(30):25478-89.
l Press Release   May. 31, 2012
Elucidation of the structure and function of a protein essential for normal cell division.
l ARTICLE   May 11, 2012
Structural Insights into the Phospholipid Binding Specificity of Human Evectin-2
Seiji OKAZAKI, Ryuichi KATO, Soichi WAKATSUK , Yasunori UCHIDA, Tomohiko TAGUCHI, Hiroyuki ARAI
J. Cryst. Soc. Jpn., 54(2), 101-106 (2012)
l ARTICLE   Feb. 15, 2012
High-pressure-induced water penetration into 3-isopropylmalage dehydrogenase
T. Nagae, T. Kawamura, L.M.G. Chavas, K. Niwa, M. Hasegawa, C. Kato and N. Watanabe
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2012 Mar;68(Pt 3):300-9.
l ARTICLE   Apr. 24, 2012
Structural basis for Arf6–MKLP1 complex formation on the Flemming body responsible for cytokinesis Makyio H, Ohgi M, Takei T, Takahashi S, Takatsu H, Katoh Y, Hanai A, Ueda T, Kanaho Y, Xie Y, Shin HW, Kamikubo H, Kataoka M, Kawasaki M, Kato R, Wakatsuki S, Nakayama K.
EMBO J. 2012 Apr 20;31(11):2590-603. doi: 10.1038/emboj.2012.89.
l ARTICLE   Apr. 20, 2012
Beamline AR-NW12A: high-throughput beamline for macromolecular crystallography at the Photon Factory
Chavas LM, Matsugaki N, Yamada Y, Hiraki M, Igarashi N, Suzuki M, Wakatsuki S.
J Synchrotron Radiat. 2012 May;19(Pt 3):450-4.
l ARTICLE   Apr. 18, 2012
S-SAD phasing study of death receptor 6 and its solution conformation revealed by SAXS
Heng Ru, Lixia Zhao, Wei Ding, Lianying Jiao, Neil Shaw, Wenguang Liang, Liguo Zhang, Li-Wei Hung, Naohiro Matsugaki, Soichi Wakatsuki and Zhi-Jie Liu
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2012 May;68(Pt 5):521-30.
l NEWS   Apr. 18, 2012
Adoption of the national project "Platform for Drug Design, Discovery and Development (to be confirmed)"
l ARTICLE   Feb. 15, 2012
High-pressure-induced water penetration into 3-isopropylmalage dehydrogenase
T. Nagae, T. Kawamura, L.M.G. Chavas, K. Niwa, M. Hasegawa, C. Kato and N. Watanabe
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2012 Mar;68(Pt 3):300-9.
l NEWS   Jan. 24, 2012
The new pixel array x-ray detector (Dectris Pilatus 2M) was delivered to the beamline BL-1A.
To accommodate experiments of BL-1A users in the next spring shifts, the detector is presently under extensive set-up.
l ARTICLE   Jan. 13, 2012
Structural basis of the strict phospholipid binding specificity of the pleckstrin homology domain of human evectin-2
S. Okazaki, R. Kato, Y. Uchida, T. Taguchi, H. Arai and S. Wakatsuki
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2012 Feb;68(Pt 2):117-23.
l ARTICLE   Jan. 13, 2012
Structure of a compact conformation of linear diubiquitin
A. Rohaim, M. Kawasaki, R. Kato, I. Dikic and S. Wakatsuki
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2012 Feb;68(Pt 2):102-8.
l ARTICLE   Sep. 28, 2011
Intracellular phosphatidylserine is essential for retrograde membrane traffic through endosomes
Uchida Y, Hasegawa J, Chinnapen D, Inoue T, Okazaki S, Kato R, Wakatsuki S, Misaki R, Koike M, Uchiyama Y, Iemura S, Natsume T, Kuwahara R, Nakagawa T, Nishikawa K, Mukai K, Miyoshi E, Taniguchi N, Sheff D, Lencer WI, Taguchi T, Arai H.  Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Sep 20;108(38):15846-51.
l ARTICLE   Sep. 28, 2011
UV LED lighting for automated crystal centring
Chavas LM, Yamada Y, Hiraki M, Igarashi N, Matsugaki N, Wakatsuki S.
J Synchrotron Radiat. 2011 Jan;18(1):11-5.
l NEWS   Sep. 9, 2011
The 71st Okazaki Conference on "New perspectives on molecular science of glycoconjugates"
(October 12-14, 2011)
l Job Opening   Aug. 22, 2011
Postdoctoral Fellow.
(We closed the list.)
l ARTICLE   May 30, 2011
Improved Inactivation Effect of Bacteria: Fabrication of Mesoporous Anatase Films with Fine Ag Nanoparticles Prepared by Coaxial Vacuum Arc Deposition
Oveisi H, Rahighi S, Jiang X, Agawa Y, Beitollahi A, Wakatsuki S, Yamauchi Y
Chem. Lett. 2011;40(4):420-422.
l NEWS   May 9, 2011
Dr. Masato Kawasaki was selected among the candidates and is a new Associate Professor from May 1st.
l NEWS   Apr. 19, 2011
On April 11th 2011, Soichi Wakatsuki, Professor and Director of the Structural Biology Research Center, was granted the 2011 Science and Technology Division award by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Japan.
l Job Opening   Jan. 24, 2011
Associate Professor. (We closed the list.)
l ARTICLE   Jan. 21, 2011
Selective binding of linear ubiquitin chains to NEMO in NF-kB activation
Ikeda F, Rahighi S, Wakatsuki S, Dikic I
Adv Exp Med Biol. 2011;691:107-14. review
l ARTICLE   Oct. 18, 2010
"Crystallization of small proteins assisted by green fluorescent protein"
Suzuki N, Hiraki M, Yamada Y, Matsugaki N, Igarashi N, Kato R, Dikic I, Drew D, Iwata S, Wakatsuki S, Kawasaki M. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2010 Oct;66(Pt 10):1059-66.
"Crystal structure of cyclic Lys48-linked tetraubiquitin"
Satoh T, Sakata E, Yamamoto S, Yamaguchi Y, Sumiyoshi A, Wakatsuki S, Kato K.
Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2010 Sep 24;400(3):329-33.
"Unusual antibacterial property of mesoporous titania films: drastic improvement by controlling surface area and crystallinity"
Oveisi H, Rahighi S, Jiang X, Nemoto Y, Beitollahi A, Wakatsuki S, Yamauchi Y.
Chem Asian J. 2010 Sep 3;5(9):1978-83.
"GDP-bound and nucleotide-free intermediates of the guanine nucleotideexchange in the Rab5/Vps9 system" Uejima T,Ihara K,Goh T,Ito E,Sunada M,Ueda T,Nakano A,Wakatsuki S
J Biol Chem. 2010 Sep 10. [Epub ahead of print]
"Molecular basis for defect in Alix-binding by alternatively spliced isoform of ALG-2 (ALG-2DeltaGF122) and structural roles of F122 intarget recognition"
Inuzuka T, Suzuki H, Kawasaki M, Shibata H, Wakatsuki S, Maki M.
BMC Struct Biol. 2010 Aug 6;10:25.
l Feature Story@KEK   Jun. 30, 2010
Understanding the immune response mechanism with protein crystallography
l ARTICLE   Jun. 22, 2010
"GMF is an evolutionarily developed ADF/cofilin-super family protein involved in the Arp2/3 complex-mediated organization of the actin cytoskeleton"
Nakano K, Kuwayama H, Kawasaki M, Numata O, Takaine M.
Cytoskeleton. 2010 Jun;67(6):373-82.
l ARTICLE   May 27, 2010
"Advancement of Synchrotron Radiation Protein Crystallography Aimed by the Targeted Protein Research Program: Beamline Developments at the Photon Factory"
S. Wakatsuki, Y. Yamada, L. M. G. Chavas, N. Igarashi, M. Kawasaki, R. Kato, M. Hiraki, and N. Matsugaki
YAKUGAKU ZASSHI, Vol. 130, No.5 631-640 (2010)
l ARTICLE   May 11, 2010
On April 25th, a book edited by the Structural Biology Research Center and termed "Introduction to Structural Biology" has been published (Japanese version only). The textbook is based on the current knowledge and new advances in structural biology.
l ARTICLE   Apr. 28, 2010
"The Protein Micro-Crystallography Beamlines for Targeted Proteins Research Program"
Kunio HIRATA, Masaki YAMAMOTO, Naohiro MATSUGAKI, Soichi WAKATSUKI
J. Cryst. Soc. Jpn., 52(1), 43-47 (2010)
l ARTICLE   Apr. 8, 2010
"Complexity in influenza virus targeted drug design: interaction with human sialidases"
Chavas LM, Kato R, Suzuki N, von Itzstein M, Mann MC, Thomson RJ, Dyason JC, McKimm-Breschkin J, Fusi P, Tringali C, Venerando B, Tettamanti G, Monti E, Wakatsuki S.
J Med Chem. 2010 Apr 8;53(7):2998-3002.
l ARTICLE   Jan. 19, 2010
"Crystal Structure of UbcH5b-Ubiquitin Intermediate: Insight into the Formation of the Self-Assembled E2-Ub Conjugates"
Eri Sakata, Tadashi Satoh, Shunsuke Yamamoto, Yoshiki Yamaguchi, Maho Yagi-Utsumi, Eiji Kurimoto, Keiji Tanaka, Soichi Wakatsuki, and Koichi Kato
Structure 18, 138–147, January 13, 2010
l ARTICLE   Jan. 18, 2010
"Structural Insights into Rab27 Recruitment by its Effectors"
Chavas Leonard M.G., Ihara Kentaro, Kawasaki Masato, Wakatsuki Soichi
J. Cryst. Soc. Jpn., 51(6), 334-339 (2009)
l ARTICLE   Jan. 7, 2010
"Crystal structures of the CERT START domain with inhibitors provide insights into the mechanism of ceramide transfer"
Norio Kudo, Keigo Kumagai, Ryosuke Matsubara, Shu Kobayashi, Kentaro Hanada, Soichi Wakatsuki, Ryuichi Kato. J Mol Biol. 2009 Dec 23.
l ARTICLE   2009
"AR-NE3A, a New Macromolecular Crystallography Beamline for Pharmaceutical Applications at the Photon Factory"
Yusuke Yamada, Masahiko Hiraki, Kumiko Sasajima, Naohiro Matsugaki, Noriyuki Igarashi, Yasushi Amano, Masaichi Warizaya, Hitoshi Sakashita, Takashi Kikuchi, Takeharu Mori, Akio Toyoshima, Shunji Kishimoto and Soichi Wakatsuki
AIP Conference Proceedings, 1234, 415-418 (2009)
l ARTICLE   2009
"Fully Automated Data Collection Using PAM and the Development of PAM/SPACE Reversible Cassettes"
Masahiko Hiraki, Shokei Watanabe, Leonard M. G. Chavas, Yusuke Yamada, Naohiro Matsugaki, Noriyuki Igarashi, Soichi Wakatsuki, Masahiro Fujihashi, Kunio Miki, Seiki Baba, Go Ueno, Masaki Yamamoto, Mamoru Suzuki, Atsushi Nakagawa, Nobuhisa Watanabe, and Isao Tanaka
AIP Conference Proceedings, 1234, 673-676 (2009)
l Job Opening   Dec. 28, 2009
Post-doctoral position. (We closed the list.)

l NEWS   Dec. 10, 2009
"Successful introduction of monochromatic light up to the experimental hutch of the new beamline BL-1A"
In the context of the Target Protein research program, SPring-8 and the Photon Factory are in charge of developing the world brightest beamline and a worldwide unparalleled 4 keV low energy X-ray beamline, respectively. Concerning the development of BL-1A at PF, on the 10th of December 2009, the introduction of the synchrotron beam into the experimental hutch could be confirmed. The use of low-energy X-ray will allow the determination of three-dimensional macromolecular structures from natural proteins. The construction of BL-1A will continue, followed by the adjustment procedures prior to allow users' access to the beamline for next April 2010.

l ARTICLE   Apr. 17, 2009
"Specific recognition of linear ubiquitin chains by NEMO is important for NF-kappaB activation"
Rahighi S, Ikeda F, Kawasaki M, Akutsu M, Suzuki N, Kato R, Kensche T, Uejima T, Bloor S, Komander D, Randow F, Wakatsuki S, Dikic I. Cell. 2009 Mar 20;136(6):1098-109.
"The mechanism of Ca2+-dependent recognition of Alix by ALG-2: insights from X-ray crystal structures"
Suzuki H, Kawasaki M, Inuzuka T, Okumura M, Kakiuchi T, Shibata H, Wakatsuki S, Maki M.
Biochem Soc Trans. 2009 Feb;37(Pt 1):190-4. Review.
l Press Release   Mar. 20, 2009
Triggering an immune system - Linear Ubiquitin Chains Attach to NEMO to Activate NF-κB -

l ARTICLE   Nov. 19, 2008
"Crystallization and X-ray diffraction analysis of N-terminally truncated human ALG-2"
Suzuki H, Kawasaki M, Kakiuchi T, Shibata H, Wakatsuki S, Maki M.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2008 Nov 1;64(Pt 11):974-7. Epub 2008 Oct 31.
"Structural basis for Ca2+ -dependent formation of ALG-2/Alix peptide complex: Ca2+/EF3-driven arginine switch mechanism"
Suzuki H, Kawasaki M, Inuzuka T, Okumura M, Kakiuchi T, Shibata H, Wakatsuki S, Maki M.
Structure. 2008 Oct 8;16(10):1562-73.

l ARTICLE   Nov. 7, 2008
"Structural analysis of the recognition mechanism of poly-N-acetyllactosamine by the human galectin-9 N-terminal carbohydrate recognition domain"
Masamichi Nagae, Nozomu Nishi, Takeomi Murata, Taichi Usui, Takanori, Nakamura, Soichi Wakatsuki, and Ryuichi Kato, Glycobiology. 2009 Feb;19(2):112-7. Epub 2008 Oct 31.
l Job Opening   Oct. 30, 2008
Postdoctral Fellow(s) and Assistant Professor. (We closed the list.)
l NEWS   Oct. 16, 2008
A first light was introduced into the new pharmaceutical beamline, AR-NE3A. Photo 1. 2
l ARTICLE   Oct. 7, 2008
"Elucidation of Rab27 Recruitment by Its Effectors: Structure of Rab27a Bound to Exophilin4/Slp2-a"
Leonard M.G. Chavas, Kentaro Ihara, Masato Kawasaki, Seiji Torii, Tamami Uejima, Ryuichi Kato, Tetsuro Izumi and Soichi Wakatsuki, Structure. 2008 Oct 8;16(10):1468-77.
l ARTICLE   Sep. 15 , 2008
"Nucleotide-Dependent Conformational Changes and Assembly of the AAA ATPase SKD1/VPS4B"
Michio Inoue, Hironari Kamikubo, Mikio Kataoka, Ryuichi Kato, Tamotsu Yoshimori, Soichi Wakatsuki, Masato Kawasaki. Traffic. 2008 Dec;9(12):2180-9. Epub 2008 Oct 8.
l ARTICLE   May 20, 2008
"Structural basis for tropomyosin overlap in thin (actin) filaments and the generation of a molecular swivel by troponin-T"
Murakami K, Stewart M, Nozawa K, Tomii K, Kudou N, Igarashi N, Shirakihara Y, Wakatsuki S, Yasunaga T, Wakabayashi T. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 May 20;105(20):7200-5. Epub 2008 May 15.
l ARTICLE   Jul. 1, 2008
"Purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of Rab27a GTPase in complex with exophilin4/Slp2-a effector"
Chavas LM, Ihara K, Kawasaki M, Kato R, Izumi T, Wakatsuki S.
Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun. 2008 Jul 1;64(Pt 7):599-601. Epub 2008 Jun 7.
l ARTICLE   Jun. 17, 2008
"Miranda cargo-binding domain forms an elongated coiled-coil homodimer in solution: implications for asymmetric cell division in Drosophila"
Yousef MS, Kamikubo H, Kataoka M, Kato R, Wakatsuki S.
Protein Sci. 2008 May;17(5):908-17. Epub 2008 Mar 27.
l ARTICLE   Jan. 15, 2008
"Structural basis for specific lipid recognition by CERT responsible for nonvesicular trafficking of ceramide"
Kudo N, Kumagai K, Tomishige N, Yamaji T, Wakatsuki S, Nishijima M, Hanada K, Kato R.,
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jan 15;105(2):488-93. Epub 2008 Jan 9.
l ARTICLE   Nov. 28, 2007
"Structural Analysis of the Human Galectin-9 N-terminal Carbohydrate Recognition Domain Reveals Unexpected Properties that Differ from the Mouse Orthologue"
Nagae M, Nishi N, Nakamura-Tsuruta S, Hirabayashi J, Wakatsuki S, Kato R.,
J Mol Biol. 2008 Jan 4;375(1):119-35. Epub 2007 Sep 26
l ARTICLE   Jun. 20, 2007
"Molecular Basis for Autoregulatory Interaction Between GAE Domain and Hinge Region of GGA1", Michio Inoue, Tomoo Shiba, Kentaro Ihara, Yusuke Yamada, Satoshi Hirano, Hironari Kamikubo, Mikio Kataoka, Masato Kawasaki, Ryuichi Kato, Kazuhisa, Nakayama, Soichi Wakatsuki, Traffic. 2007 Jul;8(7):904-13.
l ARTICLE   Jun. 16, 2007
"Structure of the small GTPase Rab27b shows an unexpected swapped dimer" L. M. G. Chavas, S. Torii, H. Kamikubo, M. Kawasaki, K. Ihara, R. Kato, M.Kataoka, T. Izumi and S. Wakatsuki,
Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 2007 Jul;63(Pt 7):769-79.
l RECENT ARTICLE   Feb. 05, 2007 / Click here to view our list of papers.
"Structural basis of ubiquitin recognition by mammalian Eap45 GLUE domain"
Hirano S, Suzuki N, Slagsvold T, Kawasaki M, Trambaiolo D, Kato R, Stenmark H, Wakatsuki S.
Nat Struc Mol Biol. 2006 Nov;13(11):1031-2.
"Structural basis for Rab11-dependent membrane recruitment of a family of Rab11-interacting protein 3 (FIP3)/Arfophilin-1"
Shiba T, Koga H, Shin HW, Kawasaki M, Kato R, Nakayama K, Wakatsuki S.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2006 Oct. 17;103(42):15416-21.
"Crystal structure of the galectin-9 N-terminal carbohydrate recognition domain from Mus musculus reveals the basic mechanism of carbohydrate recognition"
Nagae M, Nishi N, Murata T, Usui T, Nakamura T, Wakatsuki S, Kato R.
J Biol Chem. 2006 Nov. 24;281(47):35884-93.
l ARTICLE   Sep. 18, 2006
The data, collected on BL5, were useful for the structure determination.
"Structure of the insulin receptor ectodomain reveals a folded-over conformation" Neil M. McKern, Michael C. Lawrence, Victor A. Streltsov, et.al
Nature 443, 218 - 221 (14 Sep 2006)
CSIRO web page, Lightsources web site
l ARTICLE   Mar. 6, 2006
"Double sided ubiquitin binding of Hrs-UIM in endosomal protein sorting" Satoshi Hirano, Masato Kawasaki, Hideaki Ura, Ryuichi Kato, Camilla Raiborg, Harald Stenmark, Soichi Wakatsuki
Nature Structural & Molecular Biology 2006 March, Vol. 13 No. 3 pp.272-277
l ARTICLE   Jan. 26, 2006
"Structures of the Carbohydrate Recognition Domain of Ca2+-independent Cargo Receptors Emp46p and Emp47p"
Tadashi Satoh, Ken Sato, Akira Kanoh, Katsuko Yamashita, Yusuke Yamada, Noriyuki Igarashi, Ryuichi Kato, Akihiko Nakano, and Soichi Wakatsuki,  J. Biol. Chem., Vol. 281, Issue 15, 10410-10419, April 14, 2006
l ARTICLE   Dec. 8, 2005
Membrane recruitment of effector proteins by Arf and Rab GTPases (pdf). Current Opinion in Structural Biology 2005, 15:681-89
l ARTICLE   Aug. 10, 2005
Nature Vol. 436 P.791 August 2005
"Structure of the blue cornflower pigment. Packaging red-rose anthocyanin as part of a 'superpigment' in another flower turns it brilliant blue"
l NEWS   May 2, 2005
There will be held a symposium entitled "The 2nd Bilateral Japan-UK Symposium on Structural Genomics and Proteomics" between May 28 and May 30 at Riken, Yokohama. If you are interested in, please click here.
l Beam Lines   Jan. 17, 2005
We updated our "Beam Lines" page.
l ARTICLE   Nov. 18, 2004
Photon Factory Activity Report 2003 web version is now available.
Structural biology (pdf)
The activities of the Structural Biology Research Center (pdf)
l System Development   Sep. 29, 2004
We updated the "Protein Crystallization System".
l PAPER   May 21, 2004
Structural Basis for Acceptor Substrate Recognition of a Human Glucuronyltransferase, GlcAT-P, an Enzyme Critical in the Biosynthesis of the Carbohydrate Epitope HNK-1 (pdf) Journal of Biological Chemistry Vol. 279, No. 21, 22693-22703, May 21, 2004
l PAPER   Apr. 30, 2004
Insights into the Phosphoragulation of b-Secretase Sorting Signal by the VHS Domain of GGA1, Traffic 2004;5:437-48, 2004
l Job Opening   Apr. 30, 2004
The IMSS, KEK is now recruiting a new research associate. The deadline is May 28, 2004. (We closed the list.)
l PAPER   Apr. 2, 2004
GAT (GGA and Tom1) Domain Responsible for Ubiquitin Binding and Ubiquitination (pdf) Journal of Biological Chemistry Vol. 279, No. 8, 7105-7111, February 20 2004
l PAPER   Jan. 27, 2004
The Structure and Funciton of GGAs, the Traffic Controllers at the TGN Sorting Crossroad (pdf) Cell Structure and Function 28: 431-442 ( 2003)
l ARTICLE   Sep. 11, 2003
Photon Factory Activity Report 2002 web version is now available.
Structural biology (pdf)
The activities of the Structural Biology Research Center (pdf)
l TALK   Sep. 11, 2003
Structural Biology with X-FEL and ERL : expectations and limitations. (pdf)
l KEK NEWS   Apr. 10, 2003
The Scaffold of the Carrier Protein -Docking onto site of delivery-
l KEK NEWS   Apr. 3, 2003
Research on Protein Structure -New purpose-built beam line-
l KEK NEWS   Mar. 27, 2003
Strategy of Natural Protein - Its 3-D structure -
l KEK NEWS   Sep. 5, 2002
Grand Project of Protein Research -Docking onto site of delivery-
l KEK NEWS   Jun. 20, 2002
Ear of Carrier Protein - 3-D structure determination -