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Yuko Hirota Last modified date:2020.06.01

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


Graduate School
Undergraduate School


E-Mail
Homepage
https://kyushu-u.pure.elsevier.com/en/persons/yuko-hirota
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Phone
092-642-6619
Fax
092-642-6619
Academic Degree
Ph.D.
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
No
Field of Specialization
Cell Biology, Molecular Biology
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
00years00months
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