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Kinesin Medicine & Life Sciences
Microtubules Medicine & Life Sciences
Myosins Medicine & Life Sciences
kinesin Agriculture & Biology
Adenosine Triphosphate Medicine & Life Sciences
Thermodynamics Medicine & Life Sciences
Proteins Medicine & Life Sciences
Myosin Type V Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1995 2018

  • 109 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 15 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution

Novel Distinctive Roles of Docking Proteins in Short-term Synaptic Plasticity of Frog Neuromuscular Transmission Revealed by Botulinum Neurotoxins

Imafuku, Y., Enomoto, K. I., Kataoka, H., Ito, I. & Maeno, T., Jan 15 2018, In : Neuroscience. 369, p. 374-385 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuronal Plasticity
Synaptosomal-Associated Protein 25
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of elastic energy on the folding of an RNA hairpin

Thomas, N. & Imafuku, Y., Nov 7 2012, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 312, p. 96-104 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

RNA Folding
Base Pairing
2 Citations (Scopus)

Hopping and stalling of processive molecular motors

Imafuku, Y., Thomas, N. & Tawada, K., Nov 7 2009, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 261, 1, p. 43-49 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular Motor
Run Length
1 Citation (Scopus)

Anomalous fluctuations in sliding motion of cytoskeletal filaments driven by molecular motors: Model simulations

Imafuku, Y., Mitarai, N., Tawada, K. & Nakanishi, H., Feb 7 2008, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 112, 5, p. 1487-1493 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diffusion coefficient
3 Citations (Scopus)

Direction and speed of microtubule movements driven by kinesin motors arranged on catchin thick filaments

Taba, T., Edamatsu, M., Toba, S., Shibata, K., Imafuku, Y., Toyoshima, Y. Y., Tawada, K. & Yamada, A., Oct 1 2008, In : Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton. 65, 10, p. 816-826 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amino Acids