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Biomolecular Chemistry, Natural Product Chemistry

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  • 1999.04.01 - , Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Professor

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Tohoku University Faculty of Agriculture  Graduated 1981.03
Tohoku University Graduate School, Division of Agriculture  Completed 1983.03

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  • Mode-of-action studies of natural products
    Structure of supramolecules formed by bioactive compounds
    Chemistry and chemical methodology of biomolecules-related, Structural organic chemistry and physical organic chemistry-related, Bioorganic chemistry-related

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  • The Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Society of Japan

  • Japanese Society for Chemical Biology

  • The biophysical society of Japan


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Perpendicular orientation of amphotericin B methyl ester in hydrated lipid bilayers supports the barrel-stave model., Tomoya Yamamoto, Yuichi Umegawa, Masaki Yamagami, Taiga Suzuki, Hiroshi Tsuchikawa, Shinya Hanashima, Nobuaki Matsumori, and Michio Murata, Bioorg. Med. Chem.,58(17) 2282-2291, 2019.04, Papers

  • Small Structural Alterations Greatly Influence the Membrane Affinity of Lipophilic Ligands: Membrane Interactions of Bafilomycin A1 and Its Desmethyl Derivative Bearing 19F-Labeling. , Hayashi T, Tsuchikawa H, Umegawa Y, Murata M, Bioorg. Med. Chem.,27(8) 1677-1682, 2019.04, Papers

  • Sphingomyelin Stereoisomers Reveal That Homophilic Interactions Cause Nanodomain Formation., Yano Y, Hanashima S, Yasuda T, Tsuchikawa H, Matsumori N, Kinoshita M, Al Sazzad MA, Slotte JP, Murata M, Biophysical journal,115(8) 1530-1540, 2018.10, Papers

  • Nanosized Phase Segregation of Sphingomyelin and Dihydrosphigomyelin in Unsaturated Phosphatidylcholine Binary Membranes without Cholesterol., Yasuda T, Slotte JP, Murata M, Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids,34(44) 13426-13437, 2018.10, Papers

  • Highly Efficient Syntheses of C-N Axially Chiral 1‐(ortho‐hydroxyaryl)uracil using a Chiral Auxiliary and a Chiral Base., Futoshi Hasegawa, Yoshifumi Yasukawa, Kazushi Kawamura, Hiroshi Tsuchikawa, Michio Murata, Asian J. Org. Chem. ,7(8) 1648-1653, 2018.08, Papers

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  • Special, Progress in Molecular and Subcellular Biology, Michio Murata, Springer-Verlag, 2006.06

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  • United States, Amino acid hysiherbaine, Keiko Shimamoto, Ryuichi Sakai, Hisao Kamiya, Michio Murata, 6,147,230 (US patent)(Registration), 1997.09, 2000.11

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  • The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Creative Work for 2006, Michio Murata, The Chemical Society of Japan, 2007.03

  • JSBBA Award for the Encouragement of Young Scientis, Michio Murata, Japan Society forBioscience and Biotechnology and Agrochemistry, 1991.04