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  • 1996.04.01 - 2007.03.31, Institute for Protein Research, Associate Professor

  • 2007.04.01 - , Institute for Protein Research, Associate Professor

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Osaka University Faculty of Science  Graduated 1985.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Natural Science  Completed 1990.03

Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • tRNA Wobble Modification Affects Leaf Cell Development in Arabidopsis thaliana., Nakai Y, Horiguchi G, Iwabuchi K, Harada A, Nakai M, Hara-Nishimura I, Yano T, Plant & cell physiology,60(9) 2026-2039, 2019.09, Papers

  • A Ycf2-FtsHi heteromeric AAA-ATPase complex is required for chloroplast protein import, Shingo Kikuchi, Yukari Asakura, Midori Imai, Yoichi Nakahira, Yoshiko Kotani, Yasuyuki Hashiguchi, Yumi Nakai, Kazuaki Takafuji, Jocelyn Bédard, Yoshino Hirabayashi-Ishioka, Hitoshi Mori, Takashi Shiina, Masato Nakai, The Plant Cell,Published online October 11th 2018, 2018.10, Papers

  • New perspectives on chloroplast protein import, Masato Nakai, Plant and Cell Physiology,59(6) 1111-1119, 2018.06, Review Papers

  • Sulfur Modifications of the Wobble U34 in tRNAs and their Intracellular Localization in Eukaryotic Cells., Yumi Nakai, Masato Nakai, Takato Yano, Biomolecules,7, 17, 1-13, 2017.02, Review Papers

  • The TIC complex uncovered: The alternative view on the molecular mechanism of protein translocation across the inner envelope membrane of chloroplasts., Nakai M, Biochimica et biophysica acta,1847(9) 957-67, 2015.09, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, Key words: Life of Proteins: Chloroplast; Toc; Tic, Nakai M., Kyoritsu Shuppan, 2008.06

  • Special, One- and Two-Dimensional Blue Native-PAGE and Immunodetection of Low-Abundance Chloroplast Membrane Protein Complexes. In Chloroplast Research in Arabidopsis : Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology, 775:3-17, 2011., Shingo Kikuchi, Jocelyn Bedard, Masato Nakai, Humana Press, ISBN, 9781617792366, 2011.09

  • Special, Photosynthesis: Fundamental Aspects to Global Perspectives (A. van der Est, D. Bruce, eds): The Arabidopsis chloroplastic NifU-like protein AtCnfU can act as an iron-sulfur cluster scaffold protein and is required for biogenesis of ferredoxin and photosystem I., Yabe T, Miromoto K, Kikuchi S, Nishio K, Terashima I, Nakai M., Allen Press., 2005.12

  • Special, Photosynthesis: Fundamental Aspects to Global Perspectives (A. van der Est, D. Bruce, eds), Mechanism of temperature acclimation for photosynthesis in spinach leaves., Yamori W, Asakura Y, Nakai M, Noguchi K, Terashima I., Allen Press., 2005.12

  • Special, Photosynthesis: Fundamental Aspects to Global Perspectives (A. van der Est, D. Bruce, eds), Characterization of the preprotein translocon at the outer envelople membrane of chloroplasts by Blue-Native Page., Kikuchi S, Hirohashi T, Nakai M., Allen Press., 2005.12

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Awards 【 display / non-display

  • Rebeiz Foundation for Basic Research Annual Paper Award, Masato Nakai, Shingo Kikuchi, Jocelyn Bedard, Minako Hirano, Toru Ide, The Rebeiz Foundation, USA, 2013.11


Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • EMBO Conference on Mechanisms and regulation of protein translocation, Unraveling the Mechanism of Protein Transport Across the Chloroplast Inner Envelope, 2015.03

  • Tokyo Tech-HHU Dusseldorf Joint Symposium on Photosynthesis as a New Chemical Resource, The Evolution of the Chloroplast Protein Import System, 2015.03

  • A DYNAMO LABEX SYMPOSIUM "Evolution, biogenesis and dynamics of energy transducing membranes", The evolution of the chloroplast protein import system , 2014.04

  • The 16th Annual Meeting of The French Society of Photosynthesis, Reevaluation of the involvement of the "old" Tic proteins in chloroplast protein import , 2014.04

  • East Asian Cell Biology Conference, Unraveling the mechanism of protein transport across the chloroplast inner envelope membrane , 2014.04

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Conference management 【 display / non-display

  • International Conference, The Ins and Outs of Chloroplasts, 2008.10

  • National Conference, Protein Translocation and Integration, 2008.01

  • National Conference, The Chloroplast: Dynamics of Biogenesis and Breakdown, 2004.11