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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

  • Average Conformation of Branched Chain Lipid PGP-Me That Accounts for the Thermal Stability and High-Salinity Resistance of Archaeal Membranes, Masaki Yamagami, Hiroshi Tsuchikawa, Jin Cui, Yuichi Umegawa, Yusuke Miyazaki, Sangjae Seo, Wataru Shinoda, Michio Murata, Biochemistry,58 3869-3879, 2019.09, Papers

  • The Perpendicular Orientation of Amphotericin B Methyl Ester in Hydrated Lipid Bilayers Supports the Barrel-Stave Model., Yamamoto T, Umegawa Y, Yamagami M, Suzuki T, Tsuchikawa H, Hanashima S, Matsumori N, Murata M, Biochemistry,58(17) 2282-2291, 2019.04, Other

  • Small structural alterations greatly influence the membrane affinity of lipophilic ligands: Membrane interactions of bafilomycin A<sub>1</sub> and its desmethyl derivative bearing <sup>19</sup>F-labeling., Hayashi T, Tsuchikawa H, Umegawa Y, Murata M, Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry,27(8) 1677-1682, 2019.04, Other

  • Side-chain deuterated cholesterol as a molecular probe to determine membrane order and cholesterol partitioning, Shinya Hanashima, Yuki Ibata, Hirofumi Watanabe, Tomokazu Yasuda, Hiroshi Tsuchikawa, Michio Murata, Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry,17 8601-8610, 2019.01, Other

  • 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, 2018.11, Other

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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