Organic and Biological Chemistry

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Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Conformation change of α-helix peptide for sensing of deactivation of nuclear peceptor: Immunoassay using polyclonal antibody specific for the C-terminal a-helix 12 of estrogen-related receptor γ (ERRγ)

Tokunaga, T., Liu, X., Okada, H., Matsushima, A., Nose, T., Shimohigashi, M. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2006, Peptide Science 2006. p. 176

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Conformation change-senseing assay using monoclonal antibody for N-terminal octapeptide repreat region of prion protein

Kawano, M., Honda, T., Horiuchi, Y., Yokotani, S., Matsushima, A., Nose, T. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2005, Peptide Science 2004.

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Constitutive α-Helix-peptides Required for Functional Dimerization of Estrogen-related Receptor γ (ERRγ).

Liu, X., Nishimura, H., Fujiyama, A., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2014, Peptide Science 2013. p. 429-430

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Contractile activity of Drosophila FMRFamide-related peptides in the Meretrix Lusoria heart muscle.

Tokunaga, T., Ohtani, M., Matsushima, A., Chuman, Y., Nose, T. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2002, Peptide Science 2001. p. 167-170

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Design and preparation of universal anti-PERIOD antibodies and their immunoresponses.

Asai, D., Tokunaga, T., Matsushima, A., Sato, S., Chuman, Y., Nose, T., Tominaga, Y., Shimohigashi, Y. & Shimohigashi, M., 2002, Peptide Science 2001. p. 399-402

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Design and synthesis of a-helix peptide binding to prion protein N-terminal octarepeat domain

Koga, K., Sato, S., Horiuchi, Y., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2006, Science 2005. p. 209-210

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Docking simulation to elucidate the labeled cysteine residue of the nociception receptor ORL1 using a Cys(Npys)-containing peptide ligand

Matsushima, A., Nishimura, H., Matsuyama, Y., Liu, X. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2017, Peptide Science 2016. p. 87-88

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Do the estrogen receptors function as a homodimer? experimental validation of homodimerization by inhibitory peptides

Sakito, S., Liu, X., Fujiyama, A., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2016, Peptide Science 2015. p. 335-336

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Do the estrogen receptors function as a homodimer? experimental validation of homodimerization by inhibitory peptides

Sakito, S., Fujiyama, A., Motomatsu, Y., Liu, X., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2016, Peptide Science 2015. p. 335-336

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Effect of the Phe-Phenyl H-F subsutitution in the sea hare Aplysia neuropeptide H-Asn-d-Phe-NH2 on the conformation and contraction activity

Kaneki, A., Matsushima, A., Takeda, Y., Yokotani, S., Ozaki, M., Shimohigashi, M. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2004, Peptide Science 2003. p. 459-462

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Effects of the halogenation of Phe-phenyl group of two consecutive residues in endomorphin-2 on the interaction with the μ–opioid receptors

Nishio, K., Nishimura, H., Suyama, K., Abe, Y., Matsushima, A., Nose, T. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2012, Peptide Science 2011. p. 171-172

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Effects of the Phe-Phenyl H→F Substitutions in the Sea Hare Aplysia Neuropeptide H-Asn-D-Trp-Phe-NH2 on the Conformation and Contractile Activity

Yokotani, S., Matsushima, A., Nose, T., Shimohigashi, Y. & Morishita, F., Mar 2004, Peptide Science 2003. p. 263-266 4 p.

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ERα/ERRα nuclear receptor heterodimer directly linked by a flag peptide

Ikeda, S., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2009, Peptide Science 2008. p. 511-512

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Evaluation of the binding ability of an orphan nuclear receptor nurr1 to synthetic peptides.

Masuya, T., Tada, Y., Liu, X. & Matsushima, A., 2019, Peptide Science 2018. p. 133

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Exploration of pharmacological chaperone for rescue of misfolded and/or unfolded ORL1 nociceptin receptor proteins

Nishimura, H., Inamine, S., Li, J., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2013, Peptide Science 2012. p. 115-118

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Exploration of the binding site of ORL1 nociceptin receptor antagonist

Inamine, S., Nishimura, H., Matsushima, A., Nose, T., Costa, T. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2011, Peptide Science 2010. p. 167

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Expression analysis of neuropeptide PDF mRNA in the hypoactive and hyperactive fruit flies Drosophila melanogaster

Asuka, T., Matsuo, A., Shotaro, U., Matsuyama, Y., masayuki, N., Sumiyoshi, M., Liu, X., Matsushima, A., Shimohigashi, M. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2016, Peptide Science 2015. p. 317-318

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Expression and Mutation Analyses of Brain Neuropeptide Genes of Rndocrine-disrupting Bisphenol A-exposed Hypoactive Mouse

Sugiyama, M., Matsuo, A., Saito, T., Uchimura, E., Liu, X., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2014, Peptide Science 2013. p. 453-454

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FMRFamide-related peptides in the nervous system of the housefly Musca domestica: cDNA cloning and actions on clam heart contraction.

Matsushima, A., Yokotani, S., Koretsune, Y., Meinertzhagen, I. A., Tominaga, Y., Shimohigashi, M. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2005, Peptide Science 2004. p. 157-160

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Functionally Essential Amino Acid Residues in ORL1 Nociceptin Receptor for Ligand-stimulated Receptor Activation

Nishimura, H., Li, J., abe, Y., Isozaki, K., Matsushima, A., Inamine, S., Costa, T. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2014, Peptide Science 2013. p. 333-334

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Functional role of the C-terminal Helix 12 peptide in the receptor activation mechanism of estrogen-related receptor γ (ERRγ)

Liu, X., Matsushima, A., Nose, T., Okada, H. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2010, Peptide Science 2009. p. 435–436

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Functional role of the Phe-Phe stacking microswitch in the ORL1 nociceptin receptor activation

Takesue, Y., Nishimura, H., Liu, X., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2016, Peptide Science 2015. p. 147-148

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Gene expression of a circadian pacemaker hormone peptide PDF in cricket Gryllus bimaculatus

Matsushima, A., Chuman, Y., Onoue, H., Ito, Y., Tomioka, K., Tominaga, Y., Shimohigashi, Y. & Shimohigashi, M., 2001, Peptide Science 2000. p. 63-66

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GPCR functional role of Phe-269 and Phe-221 in the molecular switching of ORL1 nociceptin receptor activation

Takesue, Y., Nishimura, H., Liu, X., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2015, Peptide Science 2014. p. 203-204

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Halogenated Phe-containing endomorphin-2 analogs with mixed agonist and antagonist activities

Nishio, K., Nishimura, H., Suyama, K., Matsushima, A., Nose, T. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2013, Peptide Science 2012. p. 25-26

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Highly potent peptide ligands for thrombin receptor

Fujita, T., Nose, T., Matsushima, A., Costa, T. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2000, Peptide Science 1999. p. 421-424

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High-precision binding assay procedure of tachykinin receptor NK-1 for highly potent Substance P analogs

Kuramitsu, Y., Nishimura, H., Nakamura, R., Suyama, K., Matsushima, A., Nose, T. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2013, Peptide Science 2012. p. 213-214

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Homodimer function of human nuclear receptor ERR evidenced using -helix peptides in the dimer interface

Liu, X., Nakagawa, H., Sugiyama, M., Matsushima, A., Shimohigashi, M. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2018, Peptide Science 2017. p. 190 191 p.

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Identification of affinity binding site of Cys(Npys)-elongated RYYRIK peptide antagonist by means of Cys→Ala mutated ORL1 nociceptin receptors

Matsushima, A., Nishimura, H., Inamine, S. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2013, Peptide Science 2012. p. 207-208

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Identification of circadian neuropeptide PDF mRNA isoforms in the housefly Musca domestica

Kawanaka, C., Matsushima, A., Takeda, Y., Shimohigashi, M. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2010, Peptide Science 2009. p. 145–146

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Identification of novel isoforms of the circadian neuropeptide PDF in the silk moth Bombyx mori and their expression in brain

Sato, S., Jonathan, C., Takeda, Y., Kaneki, A., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2006, Science 2005. p. 99-100

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Immunocytochemical identification of mature peptide formation for the circadian neuromodulator PDF in the housefly Musca domestica

Sumida, K., Honda, T., Matsushima, A., Tominaga, Y., Shimohigashi, Y. & Shimohigashi, M., 2005, Peptide Science 2004.

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Immunocytochemical studies on the circadian neuropeptide PDF in the Cricket Gryllus bimaculatus

Shimohigashi, M., Honda, T., Matsushima, A., Tominaga, Y., Shimohigashi, Y. & Shimohigashi, M., 2005, Peptide Science 2004. p. 339-342

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Immunological confirmation of circadian-related neuropeptide PDF-isoform peptide in the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus

Koga, K., Hiramura, D., Takeda, Y., Kaneki, A., Matsushima, A., Shimohigashi, M. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2006, Peptide Science 2006. p. 262

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Importance of ligand Phe-phenyl group for activation of thrombin receptor

Fujita, T., Nose, T., Matsushima, A., Costa, T. & Shimohigashi, Y., 1999, Peptide Science 1998. p. 33-36

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Induced-fit type ligand binding guided by free-rotatory Leu residue present in the 7th α-helix peptide in the estrogen-related receptor γ (ERRγ)

Matsushima, A., Okada, H., Liu, X., Tokunaga, T., Teramoto, T., Kakuta, Y. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2009, Peptide Science 2008. p. 521-522

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Influence Analysis of the Circadian Evening Pacemaker Neuropeptide hugγ Gene in the Bisphenol A-exposed Fruit Fly Drosophila Brain

Umeno, S., Matsuo, A., Matsuyama, Y., Nakamura, M., Takeda, Y., Sumiyoshi, M., Liu, X., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2014, Peptide Science 2013. p. 455-456

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Localization profiles of circadian neuropeptide PDF in brain of the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus

Honda, T., Chuman, Y., Matsushima, A., Nose, T., Sakaguchi, K., Onoue, H., Tominaga, Y., Shimohigashi, Y. & Shimohigashi, M., 2004, Peptide Science 2003. p. 483-486

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Localization profiles of the precursor protein of circadian rhythm pacemaker hormone PDF in Gryllus brain

Honda, T., Chuman, Y., Matsushima, A., Asai, D., Nose, T., Sakaguchi, K., Onoue, H., Tominaga, Y., Shimohigashi, Y. & Shimohigashi, M., 2003, Peptide Science 2002. p. 433-436

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Molecular cloning and in situ hybridization of circadian neuropeptide PDF receptor in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster

Kaneki, A., Yoshida, T., Isozaki, K., Matsushima, A., Shimohigashi, M. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2006, Peptide Science 2006. p. 263

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Molecular recognition of prion protein via its N-terminal octapeptide repeat Structure

Horiuchi, Y., Hattori, E., Yokotani, S., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2009, Peptide Science 2008. p. 513-516

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Monoclonal antibody sensing assay for conformation change induced by metal binding to prion protein N-terminal octarepear domain

Yokotani, S., Honda, T., Kawano, M., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2006, Science 2005. p. 455-456

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Multiple and Simultaneous Cys→Ala Mutations of ORL1 Nociceptin Receptor to Identify the Affinity Binding site of Cys(Npys)-Elongated RYYRIK Peptide Antagonist

Matsushima, A., Nishimura, H., Inamine, S. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2014, Peptide Science 2013. p. 413-414

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Multiple post-transcriptional regulations in circadian pacemaker neuropeptide pdf gene

Takeda, Y., Sumiyoshi, M., Koga, K., Ito, M., Matsushima, A., Shimohigashi, Y. & Shimohigashi, M., 2006, Peptide Science 2006. p. 260

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Mutual co-work between nuclear receptor ERalpha and ERRgamma requires their homodimerization

Liu, X., Shimohigashi, M., Sugiyama, M., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2018, Peptide Science 2017,. p. 198 199 p.

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Optimization of the N-terminal group of Ac-RYYRIK-NH2 as ORL1 receptor antagonist

Li, J., Isozaki, K., Matsushima, A., Nose, T., Costa, T. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2008, Peptide Science 2007. p. 257-260

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ORL1 Nociceptin receptor response of opioid peptides derived from proenkephalin precursor protein

Motomatsu, Y., Nishimura, H., Matsuyama, Y., Liu, X., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2016, Peptide Science 2015. p. 181-182

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PERIOD clock protein of the summer cicada Meimuna opalifera: cDNA cloning and structural analysis

Sato, S., Chuman, Y., Matsushima, A., Shimohigashi, Y., Tominaga, Y. & Shimohigashi, M., 2001, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Vol. 130. p. 876

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Phe 2715.39 of Thronbin Receptor PAR-1 is a specific target of Phe-2-phenl group of its tethered ligand

Sugiyama, M., Fujita, T., Liu, X., Matsuyama, Y., Matsushima, A., Shimohigashi, M. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2018, Peptide Science 2017. p. 94 95 p.

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QCM-analyses of the intermolecular interaction between prion protein N-terminal domains having increased number of octapeptide repeat.

Sato, K., Horiuchi, Y., Matsushima, A. & Shimohigashi, Y., 2011, Peptide Science 2010. p. 128

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