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SHIGEHIKO TAMURA Last modified date:2020.05.18

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Undergraduate School

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Academic Degree
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Molecular Cellular Biology
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Research Interests
  • Molecular analysis of peroxisomal biogenesis and its pathogenesis.
    keyword : peroxisome, AAA-ATPase, protein translocator complex, peroxisome biogenesis disorder
Academic Activities
1. Yukio Fujiki, Yuichi Abe, Yuuta Imoto, Akemi J. Tanaka, Kanji Okumoto, Masanori Honsho, Shigehiko Tamura, Non Miyata, Toshihide Yamashita, Wendy K. Chung, Tsuneyoshi Kuroiwa, Recent insights into peroxisome biogenesis and associated diseases., Journal of Cell Science, doi: 10.1242/jcs.236943, 133, 9, 1-9, 2020.05.
2. Akemi J. Tanaka, Kanji Okumoto, Shigehiko Tamura, Yuichi Abe, Yoel Hirsch, Liyong Deng, Joseph Ekstein, Wendy K. Chung, Yukio Fujiki, A newly identified mutation in the PEX26 gene is associated with a milder form of Zellweger spectrum disorder, Cold Spring Harbor Molecular Case Studies, 10.1101/mcs.a003483, 5, 1, 2019.01.
3. Shigehiko Tamura, Naomi Matsumotos, Ryota Takebas, Yukio Fujiki, AAA peroxins and their recruiter Pex26p modulate the interactions of peroxins involved in peroxisomal protein import, Journal of Biological Chemistry, 10.1074/jbc.M114.588038, 289, 35, 24336-24346, 2014.01.
4. Jian Rong Su, Kazuki Takeda, Shigehiko Tamura, Yukio Fujiki, Kunio Miki, Crystal structure of the conserved N-terminal domain of the peroxisomal matrix protein import receptor, Pex14p, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 10.1073/pnas.0808681106, 106, 2, 417-421, 2009.01.
5. Naomi Matsumoto, Shigehiko Tamura, Yukio Fujiki, The pathogenic peroxin Pex26p recruits the Pex1p-Pex6p AAA ATPase complexes to peroxisomes, Nature Cell Biology, 10.1038/ncb982, 5, 5, 454-460, 2003.05.
1. Regulation of peroxisomal import by mitotic phosphorylation of Pex14p..
2. A newly identified mutation in the PEX26 gene is associated with a distinctly milder form of Zellweger spectrum disorder..
3. A newly identified mutation in the PEX26 gene is associated with a distinctly milder form of Zellweger spectrum disorder.
4. Mitotic regulation of peroxisomal import machinery by phosphorylation of Pex14p.
5. Regulation of peroxisomal import machinery by cell-cycle dependent phosphorylation of Pex14p.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japanese Biochemical Society
  • The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan
  • The Molecular Biology society of Japan
  • Japan Society for Cell Biology
Educational Activities
Life Science A
Cell Biology
Seminar for metabolic physiology
Professional and Outreach Activities