Shoko Nishihara

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Shoko Nishihara
Soka University
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2003
Professor, Department of Bioinformatics, Graduate School of Engineering, Soka University
Division of Cell Biology, Institute of Life Science, Soka University
Laboratory of Cell Biology, Mitsubishi Kasei Institute of Life Sciences
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Department of Microbiology, Jikei University School of Medicine,


Department of Chemistry, Facluty of Sicence, The University of Tokyo
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

Hirano K, Kinoshita T, Uemura T, Motohashi H, Watanabe Y, Ebihara T, Nishiyama H, Sato M, Suga M, Maruyama Y, Tsuji NM, Yamamoto M, Nishihara S, Sato C
Ultramicroscopy      Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Ichimiya T, Nishihara S, Takase-Yoden S, Kida H, Aoki-Kinoshita K
Bioinformatics (Oxford, England)      Oct 2013   [Refereed]
Nakayama F, Umeda S, Ichimiya T, Kamiyama S, Hazawa M, Yasuda T, Nishihara S, Imai T
FEBS letters   587 231-237   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
Hirano K, Van Kuppevelt TH, Nishihara S
Biochemical and biophysical research communications   430 1175-1181   Jan 2013   [Refereed]
Seki Y, Mizukura M, Ichimiya T, Suda Y, Nishihara S, Masuda M, Takase-Yoden S
Virology   424(1) 56-66   Mar 2012   [Refereed]


Shoko Nishihara
TIGG   21(120) 207-218   2009   [Refereed][Invited]
Japanese journal of electrophoresis   48(1) 19-24   Mar 2004   [Invited]
Kamiyama S, Nishihara S
Trends in Glycoscience and Glycotechnology   16(88) 109-123   2004   [Refereed][Invited]
東京醫科大學雜誌   60(1) 48-58   Apr 2002   [Refereed]
aneko M, Nishihara S, Narimatsu H, Saitou N
Trends in Glycoscience and Glycotechnology   13(70) 147-155   2001   [Invited]

Books etc

Stem cells and cancer stem cells: Therapeutic applications in disease and injury
Nishihara S (Part:Joint Work, Accelerated neural differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells using chlorate treatment)
Springer   2012   
Embryonic Stem Cells: The hormonal regulation of pluripotency and embryogenesis
Shoko Nishihara (Part:Contributor, The function of glycan structures for the maintenance and differentiation of embryonic stem cells. Part 1, Chapter 6, 101-124.)
INTECH   2011   
Experimental Glycoscience - Glycobiology
Shoko Nishihara (Part:Contributor, (1)Nucleotide sugar transporter genes and their functional analysis.Part1, Section III, 103-107. (2)Functional analysis of sugar chains using a genome-wide RNAi system in Drosophila. Part2, Section XIV, 285-89.)
Springer   2008   
Comprehensive Glycoscience - From Chemistry to Systems Biology
Shoko Nishihara (Part:Supervisor, Drosophila development, RNAi, and glycobiology. 4.05, 49-79.)
Elsevier   2007   

Conference Activities & Talks

Roles of glycans in the pluripotent stem cells [Invited]
Nishihara S
Nishihara S   Jul 2013   
3-O-sulfated heparan sulfate structure contributes to the differentiation of mouse embryonic stem cells by activating Fas signaling
Nishihara S
XXII International Symposium on Glycoconjugates   Jun 2013   
LacdiNAc structure regulates LIF/STAT3 signaling and is required for self-renewal of naïve state pluripotent stem cells [Invited]
Nishihara S
8th International Symposium on Glycosyltransferases   Jun 2012   
Functional analysis of sulfated glycans for the maintenance and the differentiation of ES cells and iPS cells. [Invited]
Nishihara S
7th International Conference on Proteoglycans   Oct 2011   
Maintenance and induction of naïve state embryonic stem cells require LacdiNAc carbohydrate structure. [Invited]
Nishihara S
71st Okazaki International Conference   Oct 2011