J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Oct 9, 2019 at 02:42
Nagoya Institute of Technology
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Published Papers

The Transduction Mechanism of Light Information in Rod Outer Segment
Retinal Proteins   87(50) 75-84   Apr 1987
Dependency of Apparent Relative Quantum Yield of Isorhodopsin to Rhodopsin on the Photon Density of Picosecond Laser Pulse
Photochem. Photobiol.   48(50) 93-97   Apr 1988
Primary Intermediates of Rhodopsin, 9-cis-rhodopsin and 7-cis-rhodopsin by Use of Picosecond Laser Photolysis
Molecular Physiology of Retinal Protein   48(50) 383-384   Apr 1988
Primary Photochemical Events in Rhodopsin Molecule
Molecular Physiology of Retinal Protein   48(50) 49-54   Apr 1988
The Effect of Chloride Ion on the Thermal Decay Process of Batho-Intermediate of Iodopsin at Low Temperature
Biochemistry   28(50) 9412-9416   Apr 1989


Protein-Protein Interaction Changes in an Archaeal Light-Signal Transduction
H. Kandori, Y. Sudo and Y. Furutani
J. Biomed. Biotech.   (426760)    Jun 2010
An inward proton transport using Anabaena sensory rhodopsin
A. Kawanabe, Y. Furutani, K.-H. Jung and H. Kandori
J. Microbiol.   49 1-6   Mar 2011
Light-induced structural changes of the LOV2 domains in various phototropins revealed by FTIR spectroscopy
T. Iwata, S. Tokutomi, and H. Kandori*
BIOPHYSICS   7 89-98   Jan 2012
FTIR spectroscopy of flavin-binding photoreceptors
D. Yamada and H. Kandori
Methods in Molecular Biology      Apr 2013
Hydrogen-bonding changes of internal water molecules upon the actions of microbial rhodopsins studied by FTIR spectroscopy
Y. Furutani, H. Kandori
Biochim. Biophys. Acta      Sep 2013

Books etc

Progress in Retinal Research
Apr 1992   
"Hydrogen Bonds of Protein-Bound Water Molecules in Rhodopsins" in "Hydrogen Bonding and Transfer in the Excited State"
H. Kandori (Part:Joint Work)
John Wiley & Sons Ltd   Oct 2010   
“Protein-Controlled Ultrafast Photoisomerization in Rhodopsin and Bacteriorhodopsin” in "Supramolecular Effects on Photochemical and Photophysical Processes"
H. Kandori
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.   Jun 2011   
“Supramolecular Effects on Mechanisms of Photoisomerization: Hula-Twist, Bicycle-Pedal and One-Bond-Flip” in "Supramolecular Effects on Photochemical and Photophysical Processes"
R. S. H. Liu, L.-Y. Yang, Y.-P. Zhao, A. Kawanabe and H. Kandori (Part:Joint Work)
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.   Jun 2011   
History and perspectives of light-sensing proteins
H. Kandori
Elsevier   Apr 2015   

Conference Activities & Talks

Spectroscopic study of rhodopsins in action
H. Kandori
The 2010 International Meeting of MSK (Microbiological Society of Korea)   7 May 2010   
Conversion of blue proteorhodopsin into the green-type using abnormal pH effect
○K. Yamada, A. Kawanabe, S. Yoshizawa, K. Kogure and H. Kandori
The 14th International Conference on Retinal Proteins   3 Aug 2010   
An FTIR study of monkey green- and red-sensitive visual pigments
○K. Katayama, Y. Furutani, H. Imai and H. Kandori
The 14th International Conference on Retinal Proteins   3 Aug 2010   
Spectrally silent process and conformational change on activated state of Salinibacter sensory rhodopsin I
○K. Inoue, Y. Sudo, M. Homma and H. Kandori
The 14th International Conference on Retinal Proteins   3 Aug 2010   
FTIR study of rhodopsins
H. Kandori
The 14th International Conference on Retinal Proteins   5 Aug 2010   

Research Grants & Projects

Mechanism of Light-Energy Conversion in Photoreceptive Proteins
Mechanism of Light-Signal Conversion in Photoreceptive Proteins
Development in Infrared Spectroscopy through the Rhodopsin Study