IMAMOTO Yasushi

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Name
IMAMOTO Yasushi
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Graduate School of Science, Division of Biological Sciences, Department of Biophysics
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph. D
ORCID ID
0000-0002-0803-4163

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1993
Department of Biophysics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University
 
 
 - 
1988
Faculty of Science, Kyoto University
 

Awards & Honors

 
 
Biophysics and Physicobiology Editors' Choice Award, The Biophysical Society of Japan
 

Published Papers

 
Yasushi Imamoto, Keiichi Kojima, Toshihiko Oka, Ryo Maeda, Yoshinori Shichida
J. Phys. Chem. B   123(43) 9134-9142   Oct 2019   [Refereed]
Yi-Chung Shen, Toshikazu Sasaki, Take Matsuyama, Takahiro Yamashita, Yoshinori Shichida, Takashi Okitsu, Yumiko Yamano, Akimori Wada, Toru Ishizuka, Hiromu Yawo, Yasushi Imamoto
Biochemistry   57(38) 5544-5556   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
Ryo Maeda, Michio Hiroshima, Takahiro Yamashita, Akimori Wada, Yasushi Sako, Yoshinori Shichida, and Yasushi Imamoto
J. Phys. Chem. B   122(18) 4838-4843   May 2018   [Refereed]
Keita Sato, Takahiro Yamashita, Hideyo Ohuchi, Atsuko Takeuchi, Hitoshi Gotoh, Katsuhiko Ono, Misao Mizuno, Yasuhisa Mizutani, Sayuri Tomonari, Kazumi Sakai, Yasushi Imamoto, Akimori Wada, and Yoshinori Shichida
Nat. Commun.   9(1) 1255   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Keiichi Kojima, Matsutani, Yuki, Yamashita, Takahiro, Yanagawa, Masataka, Imamoto, Yasushi, Yamano, Yumiko, Wada, Akimori, Hisatomi, Osamu, Nishikawa, Kanto, Sakurai, Keisuke, and Shichida, Yoshinori
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.   114(21) 5437-5442   2017   [Refereed]
Keiichi Kojima, Yamashita, Takahiro, Imamoto, Yasushi, Kusakabe, Takehiro G, Tsuda, Motoyuki, and Shichida, Yoshinori
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A.   114(23) 6028-6033   2017   [Refereed]
Takashi Okitsu, Matsuyama, Take, Yamashita, Takahiro, Ishizuka, Toru, Yawo, Hiromu, Imamoto, Yasushi, Shichida, Yoshinori, and Wada, Akimori
Chem. Pharm. Bull. (Tokyo)   65(4) 356-358   2017   [Refereed]
Yasushi Imamoto, Kojima, Keiichi, Oka, Toshihiko, Maeda, Ryo, and Shichida, Yoshinori
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci.   14(11) 1965-1973   2015   [Refereed]
Kazumi Sakai, Yamashita, Takahiro, Imamoto, Yasushi, and Shichida, Yoshinori
PLoS ONE   10(10) e0141238   2015   [Refereed]
Masataka Yanagawa, Kojima, Keiichi, Yamashita, Takahiro, Imamoto, Yasushi, Matsuyama, Take, Nakanishi, Koji, Yamano, Yumiko, Wada, Akimori, Sako, Yasushi, and Shichida, Yoshinori
Sci. Rep.   5 11081   2015   [Refereed]
Yoichi Yamazaki, Nagata, Tomoko , Terakita, Akihisa , Kandori, Hideki , Shichida, Yoshinori , and Imamoto, Yasushi
J. Biol. Chem.   289(20) 13792-13800   2014   [Refereed]
R. Maeda; M. Hiroshima; T. Yamashita; A. Wada; S. Nishimura; Y. Sako; Y. Shichida; Y. Imamoto
Biophysical Journal   106(4) 915-924   2014   [Refereed]
K. Kojima; Y. Imamoto; R. Maeda; T. Yamashita; Y. Shichida
Journal of Biological Chemistry   289(8) 5061-5073   2014   [Refereed]
T. Yamashita; K. Ono; H. Ohuchi; A. Yumoto; H. Gotoh; S. Tomonari; K. Sakai; H. Fujita; Y. Imamoto; S. Noji; K. Nakamura; Y. Shichida
Journal of Biological Chemistry   289(7) 3991-4000   2014   [Refereed]
Y. Yamazaki; T. Nagata; A. Terakita; H. Kandori; Y. Shichida; Y. Imamoto
Biophysics   10 1-7   2014   [Refereed]
Biophysics and Physicobiology Editors' Choice Award (The Biophysical Society of Japan)
J. Liu; A. Yabushita; S. Taniguchi; H. Chosrowjan; Y. Imamoto; K. Sueda; N. Miyanaga; T. Kobayashi
Journal of Physical Chemistry B   117(17) 4818-4826   May 2013   [Refereed]
Y. Imamoto; I. Seki; T. Yamashita; Y. Shichida
Biochemistry   52(17) 3010-3018   Apr 2013   [Refereed]
L. Mendonça; F. Hache; P. Changenet-Barret; P. Plaza; H. Chosrowjan; S. Taniguchi; Y. Imamoto
Journal of the American Chemical Society   135(39) 14637-14643   2013   [Refereed]
T. Matsuyama; T. Yamashita; Y. Imamoto; Y. Shichida
Biochemistry   51(27) 5454-5462   Jul 2012   [Refereed]
K. Sato; T. Yamashita; Y. Imamoto; Y. Shichida
Biochemistry   51(21) 4300-4308   May 2012   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Yasushi IMAMOTO
Biophysics   55(6) 299-304   Nov 2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Y. Imamoto; Y. Shichida
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics   1837(5) 664-673   2014   [Refereed]
Y. Imamoto; M. Kataoka
Photochemistry and Photobiology   83(1) 40-49   Jan 2007   [Refereed]
Chosrowjan, H., Mataga, N., Taniguchi, S., Unno, M., Kamikubo, H., Imamoto, Y., and Kataoka, M.
The Review of Laser Engineering   32(2) 114-120   Feb 2004   [Refereed]
Structure and photochemical reactions of photoactive yellow protein
Y. Imamoto; F. Tokunaga
Tanpakushitsu kakusan koso. Protein, nucleic acid, enzyme   42(2) 129-135   1997   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Low Temperature Spectrophotometric Study on Photoreaction Cycle of Phoborhodopsin(jointly worked)
Molecular Physiology of Retinal Proteins, Yamada Science Foundation   1988   
Formations of Dicis Rhodopsins and Their Photochemical Reactions(jointly worked)
Molecular Physiology of Retinal Proteins, Yamada Science Foundation   1988   
Chromophore Configuration and Photoreaction Cycle of Phoborhodopsin from Natronobacterium pharaonis(jointly worked)
Structure and Functions of Retinal Proteins, John Libbey Eurotext Ltd.   1992   ISBN:978-0861963553
Excited State Dynamics of Retinal Proteins by FTOA Method(jointly worked)
Frontiers of Photobiology, Elsevier Science Publishers   1993   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Structural Change and Dynamics of Rhodopsin Activation [Invited]
Yasushi Imamoto
5 Sep 2019   
Development of Red-Shifted Channelrhodopsin Variants Using Long-Conjugated Retinal Analogues
Yasushi Imamoto
International Conference on Retinal Proteins   25 Sep 2018   
Single molecule observation of the activation dynamics of rhodopsin [Invited]
Yasushi Imamoto
International Symposium on Biophysics of Rhodopsins   11 May 2017   
Single-molecule Dynamics of Rhodopsin Activation [Invited]
Yasushi Imamoto
IPR Seminar   12 May 2016   Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University
Characteristics of cone and rod visual pigments resulting in different cell responses [Invited]
Yasushi Imamoto
7th Asia and Oceania Conference on Photobiology   18 Nov 2015   
Single-molecule observation of the ligand-induced population shift of rhodopsin, a G-protein coupled receptor
Yasushi Imamoto
16th International Conference on Retinal Proteins   7 Oct 2014   
Activation mechanism of rhodopsin based on the structural dynamics [Invited]
Yasushi Imamoto
IMS Symposium   19 Nov 2013   
Characterization of visual pigments in membrane environment using nanodiscs [Invited]
Yasushi Imamoto, Keiichi Kojima, Ryo Maeda, Toshihiko Oka, Takahiro Yamashita, Yoshinori Shichida
The 6th Asia & Oceania Conference on Photobiology   11 Nov 2013   
Light-induced structural changes of rhodopsin probed by cysteine S-H stretching vibrations [Invited]
Yasushi Imamoto, Yoichi Yamazaki, Tomoko Nagata, Akihisa Terakita, Hideki Kandori, Yoshinori Shichida
15th International Conference on Retinal Proteins   1 Oct 2012   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Studies on Photoreceptor Proteins
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research