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Yuko Hirota Last modified date:2019.10.16

Assistant Professor / Division of Molecular Bioinformatics
Department of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences


Graduate School
Undergraduate School


E-Mail
Phone
092-642-6619
Fax
092-642-6619
Academic Degree
Ph.D.
Field of Specialization
Cell Biology, Molecular Biology
Outline Activities
Membrane traffic for lysosomes, formation and maintanance of lysosomes and autophagic degradation via lysosomes.
Research
Research Interests
  • analysis of lysosomal membrane function
    keyword : lysosome
    2013.07~2018.03.
  • Mitophagy
    keyword : mitochondria, autophagy, mitophagy,lysosome, proteins
    2010.04~2014.06.
  • Roles of Rab proteins in formation and meintenance of endosomes and lysosomes
    keyword : Rab, endosome, lysosome, membrane traffic
    2010.03~2003.04.
  • Function of lysosomal membrane proteins
    keyword : lysosomal membrane protein, lysosome
    2010.03~2002.04.
  • Molecular mechanism of drug-induced phospholipidosis
    keyword : phospholipidosis, lysosome, membrane trafficking
    2010.03~2007.04.
Academic Activities
Reports
1. Hirota, Y., Kanki, Y., Kang, D., The Physiological Role of Mitophagy: New Insights into Phosphorylation Events, International Journal of Cell Biology, 2012.03.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Japan Society for Cell Biology
  • The Japanese Society of Mitochondrial Research and Medicine
  • The Molecular Biology Society of Japan