H. Suzuki, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi (2017) Crystal structures of claudins: insights into their intermolecular interactions. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. (E-Pub)


A. Oshima, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi (2016) Atomic structure of the innexin-6 gap junction channel determined by cryo-EM. Nat. Commun. 7:13681.

W. Shihoya, T. Nishizawa, A. Okuta, K. Tani, N. Dohmae, Y. Fujiyoshi, O. Nureki, T. Doi (2016) Activation mechanism of endothelin ETB receptor by endothelin-1. Nature 537:363-368

T. Shimomura, K. Irie, Y. Fujiyoshi (2016) Molecular determinants of prokaryotic voltage-gated sodium channels for recognition of local anesthetics. FEBS J. 283:2881-2895.

K. Abe, Y. Fujiyoshi (2016) Cryo-electron microscopy for structure analyses of membrane proteins in the lipid bilayer. Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 39:71-78

A. Okuta, K. Tani, S. Nishimura, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Doi (2016) Thermostabilization of the human endothelin type-B receptor. J. Mol. Biol. 428:2265-2274.

A. Oshima, T. Matsuzawa, K. Murata, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi (2016) Hexadecameric structure of an invertebrate gap junction channel. J. Mol. Biol. 428:1227-1236.

H. Tanaka, Y. Yamamoto, H. Kashihara, Y. Yamazaki, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi, K. Mineta, K. Takeuchi, A. Tamura, S. Tsukita (2016) Claudin-21 has a paracellular channel role at tight junctions. Mol. Cell Biol. 36:954-964.

H. Nagura, T. Doi, Y. Fujiyoshi (2016) Characterization of physiologic phenotypes of dentate gyrus synapses of PDZ1/2 domain-deficient PSD-95 knockin mice. Eur. J. Neurosci. 43:618-625.

A. Kamegawa, Y. Hiroaki, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi (2016) Two-dimensional crystal structure of aquaporin-4 bound to the inhibitor acetazolamide. Microscopy (Oxf) 65:177-184.

Y. Bando, K. Irie, T. Shimomura, H. Umeshima, Y. Kushida, M. Kengaku, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Hirano, Y. Tagawa (2016) Control of Spontaneous Ca2+ Transients Is Critical for Neuronal Maturation in the Developing Neocortex. Cereb. Cortex. 26:106-117.


Y. Fujiyoshi (2015) Development of the field of structural physiology. Proc. Jpn. Acad. Ser. B. Phys. Biol. Sci. 91:447-468.

F. Hauer, C. Gerle, N. Fischer, A. Oshima, K. Shinzawa Itoh, S. Shimada, K. Yokoyama, Y. Fujiyoshi, H. Stark (2015) GraDeR: Membrane Protein Complex Preparation for Single-Particle Cryo-EM. Structure 23:1769-1775

K. Minatohara, Y. Murata, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Doi (2015) An Intracellular Domain with a Novel Sequence Regulates Cell Surface Expression and Synaptic Clustering of Leucine-Rich Repeat Transmembrane Proteins in Hippocampal Neurons. J Neurochem. 134:618-628

C. Jiko, K.M. Davies, K. Shinzawa-Itoh, K. Tani, S. Maeda, D.J. Mills, T. Tsukihara, Y. Fujiyoshi, W. Kuhlbrandt, C. Gerle (2015) Bovine F1Fo ATP synthase monomers bend the lipid bilayer in 2D membrane crystals. Elife. 4:e06119

Y. Saitoh, H. Suzuki, K. Tani, K. Nishikawa, K. Irie, Y. Ogura, A. Tamura, S. Tsukita, Y. Fujiyoshi (2015) Structural insight into tight junction disassembly by Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin. Science 347:775-778

H. Suzuki, K. Tani, A. Tamura, S. Tsukita, Y. Fujiyoshi (2015) Model for the architecture of claudin-based paracellular ion channels through tight junctions. J. Mol. Biol. 427:291-297


K. Abe, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi (2014) Systematic Comparison of Molecular Conformations of H+,K+-ATPase Reveals an Important Contribution of the A-M2 Linker for the Luminal Gating. J. Biol. Chem. 289:40590-30601

H. Suzuki, T. Nishizawa, K. Tani, Y. Yamazaki, A. Tamura, R. Ishitani, N. Dohmae, S. Tsukita, O. Nureki, Y. Fujiyoshi (2014) Crystal Structure of a Claudin Provides Insight into the Architecture of Tight Junctions. Science 344:304-307

D. Morito, K. Nishikawa, J. Hoseki, A. Kitamura, Y. Kotani, K. Kiso, M. Kinjo, Y. Fujiyoshi, K. Nagata (2014) Moyamoya disease-associated protein mysterin/RNF213 is a novel AAA+ ATPase, which dynamically changes its oligomeric state. Sci. Rep. 4:4442

K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi (2014) Water channel structures analysed by electron crystallography. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1840:1605-1613


F. Yang, K. Abe, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi (2013) Carbon sandwich preparation preserves quality of two-dimensional crystals for cryo-electron microscopy. Microscopy (Oxf) 62:597-606


C.J. Tsai, K. Tani, K. Irie, Y. Hiroaki, T. Shimomura, D.G. McMillan, G.M. Cook, G.F.X. Schertler, Y. Fujiyoshi, X.D. Li (2013) Two alternative conformations of a voltage-gated sodium channel. J. Mol. Biol. 425:4074-4088.

H. Suzuki, Y. Ito, Y. Yamazaki, K. Mineta, M. Uji, K. Abe, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi, S. Tsukita (2013) The four-transmembrane protein IP39 of Euglena forms strands by a trimeric unit repeat. Nat. Commun. 4:1766.

K. Tani, C. P. Arthur, M. Tamakoshi, K. Yokoyama, K. Mitsuoka, Y. Fujiyoshi, C. Gerle (2013) Visualization of two distinct states of disassembly in the bacterial V-ATPase from Thermus thermophilus. Microscopy (Oxf) 62:467-474


M. Goda, Y. Fujiyoshi, M. Sugimoto, R. Fujii (2013) Novel Dichromatic Chromatophores in the Integument of the Mandarin Fish Synchiropus splendidus. Biol. Bull. 224:14-17.

A. Oshima, T. Matsuzawa, K. Nishikawa, Y. Fujiyoshi (2013) Oligomeric structure and functional characterization of C. elegans innexin-6 gap junction channels. J. Biol. Chem. 288:10513-10521.

K. Minatohara, S. H. Ichikawa, T. Seki, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Doi (2013) Ligand binding of PDZ domains has various roles in the synaptic clustering of SAP102 and PSD-95. Neurosci. Lett. 533:44-49.


H. Nagura, Y. Ishikawa, K. Kobayashi, K. Takao, T. Tanaka, K. Nishikawa, H. Tamura, S. Shiosaka, H. Suzuki, T. Miyakawa, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Doi (2012) Impaired synaptic clustering of postsynaptic density proteins and altered signal transmission in hippocampal neurons, and disrupted learning behavior in PDZ1 and PDZ2 ligand binding-deficient PSD-95 knockin mice. Mol Brain 5:43.

K. Abe, K. Tani, T. Friedrich, Y. Fujiyoshi (2012) Cryo-EM structure of gastric H+,K+-ATPase with a single occupied cation-binding site. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109:18401-18406


N. Unwin, Y. Fujiyoshi (2012) Gating movement of acetylcholine receptor caught by plunge-freezing. J. Mol. Biol. 422:617-634.

K. Irie, T. Shimomura, Y. Fujiyoshi (2012) The C-terminal helical bundle of the tetrameric prokaryotic sodium channel accelerates the inactivation rate. Nat. Commun. 3:793.

~2011(Before 2011, Prof. Fujiyoshi's publications)

Y. Fujiyoshi (2011) Electron crystallography for structural and functional studies of membrane proteins. J. Electron Microsc. (Tokyo) 60:S149-159.

F. Rico, A. Oshima, P. Hinterdorfer, Y. Fujiyoshi, S. Scheuring (2011) Two-Dimensional Kinetics of Inter-Connexin Interactions from Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy. J. Mol. Biol. 412:72-79.

S. Wakao, M. Kitada, Y. Kuroda, T. Shigemoto, D. Matsuse, H. Akashi, Y. Tanimura, K. Tsuchiyama, T. Kikuchi, M. Goda, T. Nakahata, Y. Fujiyoshi, M. Dezawa (2011) Multilineage-differentiating stress-enduring (Muse) cells are a primary source of induced pluripotent stem cells in human fibroblasts. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108:9875-9880.


Y. Ohta, K. Nishikawa, Y. Hiroaki, Y. Fujiyoshi (2011) Electron tomographic analysis of gap junctions in lateral giant fibers of crayfish. J. Struct. Biol. 175:49-61.

M. Goda, M. Ohata, H. Ikoma, Y. Fujiyoshi, M. Sugimoto, R. Fujii (2011) Integumental reddish-violet coloration due to novel dichromatic chromatophores in the teleost fish, Pseudochromis diadema. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 24:614-617.

Y. Fujiyoshi (2011) Structural physiology based on electron crystallography. Protein Sci. 20:806-817.

K. Yakata, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi (2011) Water permeability and characterization of aquaporin-11. J. Struct. Biol. 174:315-320.

K. Abe, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi (2011) Conformational rearrangement of gastric H+,K+-ATPase induced by an acid suppressant. Nat. Commun. 2:155.

T. Shimomura, K. Irie, H. Nagura, T. Imai, Y. Fujiyoshi (2011) Arrangement and mobility of the voltage sensor domain in prokaryotic voltage-gated sodium channels. J. Biol. Chem. 286:7409-7417.

A. Oshima, K. Tani, M. M. Toloue, Y. Hiroaki, A. Smock, S. Inukai, A. Cone, B. J. Nicholson, G. E. Sosinsky, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2011) Asymmetric Configurations and N-terminal Rearrangements in Connexin26 Gap Junction Channels. J. Mol. Biol. 405:724-735.


A. D. Schenk, R. K. Hite, A. Engel, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Walz. (2010) Electron crystallography and aquaporins. Methods Enzymol. 483:91-119.

D. Matsuse, M. Kitada, M. Kohama, K. Nishikawa, H. Makinoshima, S. Wakao, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Heike, T. Nakahata, H. Akutsu, A. Umezawa, H. Harigae, J.- Kira, M. Dezawa. (2010) Human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stromal cells differentiate into functional Schwann cells that sustain peripheral nerve regeneration. J. Neuropathol. Exp. Neurol. 69:973-985.

T. Mitsuma, K. Tani, Y. Hiroaki, A. Kamegawa, H. Suzuki, H. Hibino, Y. Kurachi, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2010) Influence of the cytoplasmic domains of aquaporin-4 on water conduction and array formation. J. Mol. Biol. 402:669-681.

H. Nagura, K. Irie, T. Imai, T. Shimomura, T. Hige, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2010) Evidence for lateral mobility of voltage sensors in prokaryotic voltage-gated sodium channels. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 399:341-346.

Y. Kuroda, M. Kitada, S. Wakao, K. Nishikawa, Y. Tanimura, H. Makinoshima, M. Goda, H. Akashi, A. Inutsuka, A. Niwa, T. Shigemoto, Y. Nabeshima, T. Nakahata, Y.I. Nabeshima, Y. Fujiyoshi, M. Dezawa. (2010) Unique multipotent cells in adult human mesenchymal cell populations. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 107:8639-8643.

K. Abe, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2010) Structural and functional characterization of H+,K+-ATPase with bound fluorinated phosphate analogs. J. Struct. Biol. 170:60-68.

K. Irie, K. Kitagawa, H. Nagura, T. Imai, T. Shimomura, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2010) Comparative study of the gating motif and C-type inactivation in prokaryotic voltage-gated sodium channels. J. Biol. Chem. 285:3685-3694.


A. Inutsuka, M. Goda, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2009) Calyculin A-induced neurite retraction is critically dependent on actomyosin activation but not on polymerization state of microtubules. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 390:1160-1166.

K. Noma, K. Kimura, K. Minatohara, H. Nakashima, Y. Nagao, A. Mizoguchi, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2009) Triple N-Glycosylation in the Long S5-P Loop Regulates the Activation and Trafficking of the Kv12.2 Potassium Channel. J. Biol. Chem. 284:33139-33150.

Y. Kuwahara, S. Unzai, T. Nagata, Y. Hiroaki, H. Yokoyama, I. Matsui, T. Ikegami, Y. Fujiyoshi, H. Hiroaki. (2009) Unusual thermal disassembly of the SPFH domain oligomer from Pyrococcus horikoshii. Biophys. J. 97:2034-2043.


K. Tani, T. Mitsuma, Y. Hiroaki, A. Kamegawa, K. Nishikawa, Y. Tanimura, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2009) Mechanism of aquaporin-4's fast and highly selective water conduction and proton exclusion. J. Mol. Biol. 389:694-706.

K. Abe, K. Tani, T. Nishizawa, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2009) Inter-subunit interaction of gastric H+,K+-ATPase prevents reverse reaction of the transport cycle. EMBO J. 28:1637-1643.

S. Maeda, S. Nakagawa, M. Suga, E. Yamashita, A. Oshima, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Tsukihara. (2009) Structure of the connexin 26 gap junction channel at 3.5 A resolution. Nature 458:597-602.

Y. Tanimura, Y. Hiroaki, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2009) Acetazolamide reversibly inhibits water conduction by aquaporin-4. J. Struct. Biol. 166:16-21.

K. Mio, T. Ogura, T. Yamamoto, Y. Hiroaki, Y. Fujiyoshi, Y. Kubo, C. Sato. (2009) Reconstruction of the P2X2 receptor reveals a vase-shaped structure with lateral tunnels above the membrane. Structure 17:266-275.

T. Walz, Y. Fujiyoshi, A. Engel. (2009) The AQP structure and functional implications. Handb. Exp. Pharmacol. 190:31-56.


T. Sakisaka, Y. Yamamoto, S. Mochida, M. Nakamura, K. Nishikawa, H. Ishizaki, M. Okamoto-Tanaka, J. Miyoshi, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Manabe, Y. Takai. (2008) Dual inhibition of SNARE complex formation by tomosyn ensures controlled neurotransmitter release. J. Cell. Biol. 183:323-337.

K. Iwasaki, N. Miyazaki, L. Hammar, Y. Zhu, T. Omura, B. Wu, F. Sjoborg, K. Yonekura, K. Murata, K. Namba, D. L. Caspar, Y. Fujiyoshi, R. H. Cheng. (2008) Pleomorphic configuration of the trimeric capsid proteins of Rice dwarf virus that allows formation of both the outer capsid and tubular crystals. J. Mol. Biol. 383:252-265.

Y. Fujiyoshi, N. Unwin. (2008) Electron crystallography of proteins in membranes. Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 18:587-592.

A. Oshima, K. Tani, Y. Hiroaki, Y. Fujiyoshi, G. E. Sosinsky. (2008) Projection structure of a N-terminal deletion mutant of connexin 26 channel with decreased central pore density. Cell Commun. Adhes. 15:85-93.

S. Hayakawa, M. Mori, A. Okuta, A. Kamegawa, Y. Fujiyoshi, Y. Yoshiyama, K. Mitsuoka, K. Ishibashi, S. Sasaki, T. Hattori, S. Kuwabara. (2008) Neuromyelitis optica and anti-aquaporin-4 antibodies measured by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. J. Neuroimmunol. 196:181-187.

H. Suzuki, M. Kurooka, Y. Hiroaki, Y. Fujiyoshi, Y. Kaneda. (2008) Sendai virus F glycoprotein induces IL-6 production in dendritic cells in a fusion-independent manner. FEBS Lett. 582:1325-1329.

T. Nishizawa, K. Abe, K. Tani, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2008) Structural analysis of 2D crystals of gastric H+,K+-ATPase in different states of the transport cycle. J. Struct. Biol. 162:219-228.

A. Engel, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Gonen, T. Walz. (2008) Junction-forming aquaporins. Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 18:229-235.

H. Suzuki, K. Nishikawa, Y. Hiroaki, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2008) Formation of aquaporin-4 arrays is inhibited by palmitoylation of N-terminal cysteine residues. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1778:1181-1189.


M. Toei, C. Gerle, M. Nakano, K. Tani, N. Gyobu, M. Tamakoshi, N. Sone, M. Yoshida, Y. Fujiyoshi, K. Mitsuoka, K. Yokoyama. (2007) Dodecamer rotor ring defines H+/ATP ratio for ATP synthesis of prokaryotic V-ATPase from Thermus thermophilus. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 104:20256-20261.

T. Hirai, K. Mitsuoka, A. Kidera, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2007) Simulation of charge effects on density maps obtained by high-resolution electron crystallography. J. Electron. Microsc. (Tokyo) 56:131-140.

K. Mio, T. Ogura, S. Kiyonaka, Y. Hiroaki, Y. Tanimura, Y. Fujiyoshi, Y. Mori, C. Sato. (2007) The TRPC3 channel has a large internal chamber surrounded by signal sensing antennas. J. Mol. Biol. 367:373-383.

A. Oshima, K. Tani, Y. Hiroaki, Y. Fujiyoshi, G. E. Sosinsky. (2007) Three-dimensional structure of a human connexin26 gap junction channel reveals a plug in the vestibule. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 104:10034-10039.

K. Yakata, Y. Hiroaki, K. Ishibashi, E. Sohara, S. Sasaki, K. Mitsuoka, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2007) Aquaporin-11 containing a divergent NPA motif has normal water channel activity. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1768:688-693.


T. Hige, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Takahashi. (2006) Neurosteroid pregnenolone sulfate enhances glutamatergic synaptic transmission by facilitating presynaptic calcium currents at the calyx of Held of immature rats. Eur. J. Neurosci. 24:1955-1966.

P. J. Holm, P. Bhakat, C. Jegerschold, N. Gyobu, K. Mitsuoka, Y. Fujiyoshi, R. Morgenstern, H. Hebert. (2006) Structural basis for detoxification and oxidative stress protection in membranes. J. Mol. Biol. 360:934-945.

M. Nonaka, T. Doi, Y. Fujiyoshi, S. Takemoto-Kimura, H. Bito. (2006) Essential contribution of the ligand-binding beta B/beta C loop of PDZ1 and PDZ2 in the regulation of postsynaptic clustering, scaffolding, and localization of postsynaptic density-95. J. Neurosci. 26:763-774.

C. Gerle, K. Tani, K. Yokoyama, M. Tamakoshi, M. Yoshida, Y. Fujiyoshi, K. Mitsuoka. (2006) Two-dimensional crystallization and analysis of projection images of intact Thermus thermophilus V-ATPase. J. Struct. Biol. 153:200-206.

Y. Hiroaki, K. Tani, A. Kamegawa, N. Gyobu, K. Nishikawa, H. Suzuki, T. Walz, S. Sasaki, K. Mitsuoka, K. Kimura, A. Mizoguchi, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2006) Implications of the aquaporin-4 structure on array formation and cell adhesion. J. Mol. Biol. 355:628-639.



T. Gonen, Y. Cheng, P. Sliz, Y. Hiroaki, Y. Fujiyoshi, S. C. Harrison, T. Walz. (2005) Lipid-protein interactions in double-layered two-dimensional AQP0 crystals. Nature 438:633-638.

T. Kodama, H. Imai, T. Doi, O. Chisaka, Y. Shichida, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2005) Expression and localization of an exogenous G protein-coupled receptor fused with the rhodopsin C-terminal sequence in the retinal rod cells of knockin mice. Exp. Eye Res. 80:859-869.

K. Iwasaki, K. Mitsuoka, Y. Fujiyoshi, Y. Fujisawa, M. Kikuchi, K. Sekiguchi, T. Yamada. (2005) Electron tomography reveals diverse conformations of integrin αIIbβ3 in the active state. J. Struct. Biol. 150:259-267.

Y. Murata, T. Doi, H. Taniguchi, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2005) Proteomic analysis revealed a novel synaptic proline-rich membrane protein (PRR7) associated with PSD-95 and NMDA receptor. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 327:183-191.


N. Gyobu, K. Tani, Y. Hiroaki, A. Kamegawa, K. Mitsuoka, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2004) Improved specimen preparation for cryo-electron microscopy using a symmetric carbon sandwich technique. J. Struct. Biol. 146:325-333.

T. Yamaguchi, I. Arimoto-Tahara, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Doi. (2004) Characterization and application of monoclonal antibodies against human endothelin B receptor expressed in insect cells. Biotechnol. Lett. 26:293-299.

C. Sato, K. Hamada, T. Ogura, A. Miyazawa, K. Iwasaki, Y. Hiroaki, K. Tani, A. Terauchi, Y. Fujiyoshi, K. Mikoshiba. (2004) Inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor contains multiple cavities and L-shaped ligand-binding domains. J. Mol. Biol. 336:155-164.


A. Miyazawa, Y. Fujiyoshi, N. Unwin. (2003) Structure and gating mechanism of the acetylcholine receptor pore. Nature 423:949-955.

T. Yamaguchi, Y. Murata, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Doi. (2003) Regulated interaction of endothelin B receptor with caveolin-1. Eur. J. Biochem. 270:1816-1827.

Y. Kyogoku, Y. Fujiyoshi, I. Shimada, H. Nakamura, T. Tsukihara, H. Akutsu, T. Odahara, T. Okada, N. Nomura. (2003) Structural genomics of membrane proteins. Acc. Chem. Res. 36:199-206.

A. Oshima, T. Doi, K. Mitsuoka, S. Maeda, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2003) Roles of Met-34, Cys-64, and Arg-75 in the assembly of human connexin 26. Implication for key amino acid residues for channel formation and function. J. Biol. Chem. 278:1807-1816.


Y. Fujiyoshi, K. Mitsuoka, B. L. de Groot, A. Philippsen, H. Grubmuller, P. Agre, A. Engel. (2002) Structure and function of water channels. Curr. Opin. Struct. Biol. 12:509-515.

Y. Hiroaki, K. Nishikawa, K. Mitsuoka, T. Tachibana, K. Sobue, T. Doi, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2002) A new technique to co-localise membrane proteins with Homer/vesl. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 295:756-765.

P. Agre, L. S. King, M. Yasui, W. B. Guggino, O. P. Ottersen, Y. Fujiyoshi, A. Engel, S. Nielsen. (2002) Aquaporin water channels--from atomic structure to clinical medicine. J. Physiol. 542:3-16.

N. Unwin, A. Miyazawa, J. Li, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2002) Activation of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor involves a switch in conformation of the alpha subunits. J. Mol. Biol. 319:1165-1176.

K. Irie, T. Nakatsu, K. Mitsuoka, A. Miyazawa, K. Sobue, Y. Hiroaki, T. Doi, Y. Fujiyoshi, H. Kato. (2002) Crystal structure of the Homer 1 family conserved region reveals the interaction between the EVH1 domain and own proline-rich motif. J. Mol. Biol. 318:1117-1126.

T. Okada, Y. Fujiyoshi, M. Silow, J. Navarro, E. M. Landau, Y. Shichida. (2002) Functional role of internal water molecules in rhodopsin revealed by X-ray crystallography. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 99:5982-5987.

F. Imamura, S. Maeda, T. Doi, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2002) Ligand binding of the second PDZ domain regulates clustering of PSD-95 with the Kv1.4 potassium channel. J. Biol. Chem. 277:3640-3646.


H. Stahlberg, D. Fotiadis, S. Scheuring, H. Remigy, T. Braun, K. Mitsuoka, Y. Fujiyoshi, A. Engel. (2001) Two-dimensional crystals: a powerful approach to assess structure, function and dynamics of membrane proteins. FEBS Lett. 504:166-172.

C. Sato, Y. Ueno, K. Asai, K. Takahashi, M. Sato, A. Engel, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2001) The voltage-sensitive sodium channel is a bell-shaped molecule with several cavities. Nature 409:1047-1051.


Y. Tahara, A. Oshima, T. Hirai, K. Mitsuoka, Y. Fujiyoshi, Y. Hayashi. (2000) The 11 A resolution projection map of Na+/K+-ATPase calculated by application of single particle analysis to two-dimensional crystal images. J. Electron. Microsc. (Tokyo.) 49:583-587.

I. Schmidt-Krey, K. Mitsuoka, T. Hirai, K. Murata, Y. Cheng, Y. Fujiyoshi, R. Morgenstern, H. Hebert. (2000) The three-dimensional map of microsomal glutathione transferase 1 at 6 A resolution. EMBO J. 19:6311-6316.

K. Murata, K. Mitsuoka, T. Hirai, T. Walz, P. Agre, J. B. Heymann, A. Engel, Y. Fujiyoshi. (2000) Structural determinants of water permeation through aquaporin-1. Nature 407:599-605.

B. L. de Groot, J. B. Heymann, A. Engel, K. Mitsuoka, Y. Fujiyoshi, H. Grubmuller. (2000) The fold of human aquaporin 1. J. Mol. Biol. 300:987-994.

B. Wu, L. Hammar, L. Xing, S. Markarian, J. Yan, K. Iwasaki, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Omura, H. Cheng. (2000) Phytoreovirus T = 1 core plays critical roles in organizing the outer capsid of T = 13 quasi-equivalence. Virology 271:18-25.

A. Engel, Y. Fujiyoshi, P. Agre. (2000) The importance of aquaporin water channel protein structures. EMBO J. 19:800-806.

F. Imamura, I. Arimoto, Y. Fujiyoshi, T. Doi. (2000) W276 mutation in the endothelin receptor subtype B impairs Gq coupling but not Gi or Go coupling. Biochemistry. 39:686-692.


T. Doi, H. Sugimoto, I. Arimoto, Y. Hiroaki, Y. Fujiyoshi. (1999) Interactions of endothelin receptor subtypes A and B with Gi, Go, and Gq in reconstituted phospholipid vesicles. Biochemistry. 38:3090-3099.

Y. Fujiyoshi. (1999) Molecular structure of proton pump revealed with electron crystallography. FASEB. J. 13. Suppl. 2:S191-S194.

T. Hirai, K. Murata, K. Mitsuoka, Y. Kimura, Y. Fujiyoshi. (1999) Trehalose embedding technique for high-resolution electron crystallography: application to structural study on bacteriorhodopsin. J. Electron. Microsc. (Tokyo.) 48:653-658.

Y. Hiroaki, K. Mitsuoka, Y. Cheng, H. Hiroaki, Y. Fujiyoshi. (1999) Influence of various nucleotides on the in situ crystallization of Ca2+-ATPase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 1415:361-368.

K. Mitsuoka, T. Hirai, K. Murata, A. Miyazawa, A. Kidera, Y. Kimura, Y. Fujiyoshi. (1999) The structure of bacteriorhodopsin at 3.0 A resolution based on electron crystallography: implication of the charge distribution. J. Mol. Biol. 286:861-882.

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A. Miyazawa, Y. Fujiyoshi, M. Stowell, N. Unwin. (1999) Nicotinic acetylcholine receptor at 4.6 A resolution: transverse tunnels in the channel wall. J. Mol. Biol. 288:765-786.

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