School personnel information




Immunology, Biochemistry

Mail Address

Mail Address




Organization 【 display / non-display

  • 1990.11.01 - 2017.03.31, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Professor

  • 2017.04.01 - , Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Professor

  • 2007.10.01 - , Immunology Frontier Research Center, Professor

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The University of Tokyo Faculty of Agriculture  Graduated 1974.03
The University of Tokyo Graduate School, Division of Agricultural Science  Completed 1977.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Medicine  Completed 1981.03

Employment Record 【 display / non-display

Professor, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases 1990.10 - 2017.03
Director, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University 2003.10 - 2007.10
Professor, Osaka University WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center 2007.10 -
Deputy Director, Osaka University WPI Immunology Frontier Research Center 2007.11 - 2017.03
Endowed-Chair-Professor, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University 2017.04 -

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • American Association of Immunologists

  • International Complement Society


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Critical Roles of Glycosylphosphatidylinositol for Trypanosoma Brucei., Nagamune, K., Nozaki, T., Maeda, Y., Ohishi, K., Fukuma, T., Hara, T., Schwarz, R.T., S殳terlin, C., Brun, R., Riezman, H., Kinoshita, T., Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA,97:10336-10341, 2000.09, Papers

  • The cloning of PIG-A, a component in the early step of glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchor biosynthesis., Miyata, T., J. Takeda, Y. Iida, N. Yamada, N. Inoue, M. Takahashi, K. Maeda, T. Kitani, and T. Kinoshita., Science.,259:1318-1320., 1993.02, Papers

  • In vivo inhibition of the antibody response by a monoclonal complement receptor specific antibody., Heyman, B., E. J. Wiersma, and T. Kinoshita, J. Exp. Med.,172:665-668, 1990.08, Papers

  • Distribution of decay-accelerating factor in the peripheral blood of normal individuals and patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria., Kinoshita, T., M. E. Medof, R. Silber, and V. Nussenzweig., J. Exp. Med,162:75-92, 1985.07, Papers

  • Stress-induced synthesis of phosphatidylinositol 3-phosphate in Mycobacteria., Y. S. Morita, Y. Yamaryo-Botte, K. Miyanagi,J. M. Callaghan, J.H. Patterson, P. K. Crellin, R. L. Coppel, H. Billman-Jacobe, T. Kinoshita, and M. J. McConville, J. B. C.,285:22:16643-16650, 2010.05, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, Handbook of Glycosyltransferases and Related Genes. GPI-GlcNAc Transferase: Complex of PIG-A, PIG-C, PIG-H, hGPI1, and PIG-P., Inoue, N. and T. Kinoshita., Springer-Verlag, Tokyo, 2002.04

  • Special, Handbook of Glycosyltransferases and Related Genes, PIG-B, GPI-Man Transferase III, Man-(Ethanolaminephosphate) Man-GlcN-(Acyl) PI MannosylTransferase., Kinoshita, T. and N. Inoue, Springer-Verlag, Tokyo., 2002.04

  • Special, Sugar Chains, Fujita, M., X.-D. Gao and T. Kinoshita, Springer, ISBN, 978-4-431-55381-6, 2015.02

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • Medal with Purple Ribbon, Taroh Kinoshita, Government of Japan, 2018.11

  • 2017 JSI Human Immunology Research Award, Taroh Kinoshita, Japanese Society for Immunology, 2017.12

  • 2017 Takeda Prize, Taroh Kinoshita, Takeda Science Foundation, 2017.11

  • International Glycoconjugate Organization (IGO) Award 2015, Taroh Kinoshita, International Glycoconjugate Organization (IGO), 2015.09