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Research Output 1995 2018

  • 109 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 15 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
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2018

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
Neurotoxins
Anura
Synaptosomal-Associated Protein 25
Proteins
2012
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
Folding
Transducers
RNA
Base Pairing
2009
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
Kinesin
kinesin
Run Length
Docking
2008
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

sliding
filaments
simulation
diffusion coefficient
Biophysics
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

Kinesin
Microtubules
Myosins
Neck
Amino Acids
2004

Themodynamic mechano-chemistry of single motor enzymes

Tawada, K., Imafuku, Y. & Thomas, N., Apr 19 2004, In : Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 538, p. 361-367 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myosin Type V
Chemical Models
Kinesin
Biochemistry
Myosins
2002
22 Citations (Scopus)

Kinesin: A molecular motor with a spring in its step

Thomas, N., Imafuku, Y., Kamiya, T. & Tawada, K., Nov 22 2002, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 269, 1507, p. 2363-2371 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinesin
kinesin
neck
Neck
Brownian motion
2001
22 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular motors: Thermodynamics and the random walk

Thomas, N., Imafuku, Y. & Tawada, K., Oct 22 2001, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 268, 1481, p. 2113-2122 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermodynamics
thermodynamics
Myosin Type V
Adenosine Triphosphate
Kinesin
1999
2 Citations (Scopus)

A protein friction model of the actin sliding movement generated by myosin in mixtures of MgATP and MgGTP in vitro

Imafuku, Y., Emoto, Y. & Tawada, K., Aug 21 1999, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 199, 4, p. 359-370 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myosin
Friction
Actin
Myosins
myosin
6 Citations (Scopus)

Synchronous firing patterns of a set of insect neurosecretory cells

Ichikawa, T., Imafuku, Y. & Tawada, K., Apr 2 1999, In : Neuroscience Letters. 264, 1-3, p. 85-88 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insects
Bombyx
Cell Count
Action Potentials
Neurosecretory Systems
1998
1 Citation (Scopus)

Fluctuation correlation in the sliding movement generated by protein motors in vitro

Tawada, K., Toyoda, M., Imafuku, Y. & Yamada, A., 1998, In : Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 453, p. 47-51 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myosins
Brownian movement
Actins
Proteins
Cytoskeleton
1997
8 Citations (Scopus)

Length dependence of displacement fluctuations and velocity in microtubule sliding movement driven by sea urchin sperm outer arm β dynein in vitro

Imafuku, Y., Toyoshima, Y. Y. & Tawada, K., Sep 1 1997, In : Biophysical Chemistry. 67, 1-3, p. 117-125 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dyneins
Sea Urchins
Microtubules
Spermatozoa
Assays
1996
26 Citations (Scopus)

Fluctuation in the microtubule sliding movement driven by kinesin in vitro

Imafuku, Y., Toyoshima, Y. Y. & Tawada, K., Feb 1996, In : Biophysical Journal. 70, 2 I, p. 878-886 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kinesin
Microtubules
Friction
In Vitro Techniques
Proteins
10 Citations (Scopus)

Monte Carlo study for fluctuation analysis of the in vitro motility driven by protein motors

Imafuku, Y., Toyoshima, Y. Y. & Tawada, K., Mar 7 1996, In : Biophysical Chemistry. 59, 1-2, p. 139-153 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular Motor Proteins
Trajectories
Cytoskeleton
Proteins
In Vitro Techniques
1995
2 Citations (Scopus)

A single-track fluctuation analysis in the sliding movement by protein motors in vitro

Tawada, K., Imafuku, Y. & Toyoshima, Y. Y., Jan 1 1995, In : Biophysical Journal. 68, 4 SUPPL.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biophysics
Kinesin
Actomyosin
Cytoskeleton
Microtubules