School personnel information






Organization 【 display / non-display

  • 2008.04.01 - 2011.03.31, Division of Physiological Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor

  • 2011.04.01 - , Division of Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Professor

Education 【 display / non-display

The University of Tokyo Faculty of Medicine  Graduated 1985.03
The University of Tokyo Graduate School, Division of Medical Sciences  Completed 1989.03

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Understanding mechanisms of voltage-evoked cellular signals and structure and functions of voltage-sensing membrane proteins


  • Neuroscience-general-related


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Functionality of the voltage-gated proton channel truncated in S4, Souhei Sakata, Tatsuki Kurokawa, Morten H. H. Norholm, Masahiro Takagi, Yoshifumi Okochi, Gunnar von Heijne, Yasushi Okamura, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A.,107(5):2313-8, 2009.12, Papers

  • Polarized PtdIns(4,5)P<sub>2</sub> distribution mediated by a voltage-sensing phosphatase (VSP) regulates sperm motility., Kawai T, Miyata H, Nakanishi H, Sakata S, Morioka S, Sasaki J, Watanabe M, Sakimura K, Fujimoto T, Sasaki T, Ikawa M, Okamura Y, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America,116(51) 26020-26028, 2019.12, Other

  • Distinct functional properties of two electrogenic isoforms of the SLC34 Na-Pi cotransporter, Mizutani N, Okochi Y, Okamura Y, Physiol. Reports,7(14).e14156, 2019.07, Papers

  • Analysis of membrane potential of phagosome in phagocytes, Yoshifumi Okochi, Hidekazu Tsutsui, Yasushi Okamura,60th international conference of the bioscience of lipids, 2019.06, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • Real-time functional analysis of Hv1 channel in neutrophils: a new approach from zebrafish model., Ratanayotha A, Kawai T, Okamura Y, American journal of physiology. Regulatory, integrative and comparative physiology, 2019.04, Other

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Patents / Utility models / Designs 【 display / non-display

  • United States, NOVEL ION CHANNEL-LIKE POLYPEPTIDE AND USE THEREOF, 11/667756(Application), 2007.05, 2009


Conference management 【 display / non-display

  • International Conference, the 120th Annual Meeting of The Japanese Association of Anatomists/the 92nd Annual Meeting of The Physiological Society of Japan, 2015.03