• 1218 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
20072020

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Research Output

  • 1218 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 30 Article
  • 1 Review article
2020

Time-resolved studies of metalloproteins using X-ray free electron laser radiation at SACLA

Suga, M., Shimada, A., Akita, F., Shen, J-R., Tosha, T. & Sugimoto, H., Feb 2020, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects. 1864, 2, p. 129466

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

An oxyl/oxo mechanism for oxygen-oxygen coupling in PSII revealed by an x-ray free-electron laser

Suga, M., Akita, F., Yamashita, K., Nakajima, Y., Ueno, G., Li, H., Yamane, T., Hirata, K., Umena, Y., Yonekura, S., Yu, L. J., Murakami, H., Nomura, T., Kimura, T., Kubo, M., Baba, S., Kumasaka, T., Tono, K., Yabashi, M., Isobe, H. & 4 others, Yamaguchi, K., Yamamoto, M., Ago, H. & Shen, J. R., Oct 18 2019, In : Science. 366, 6463, p. 334-338 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Structural basis for energy harvesting and dissipation in a diatom PSII–FCPII supercomplex

Nagao, R., Kato, K., Suzuki, T., Ifuku, K., Uchiyama, I., Kashino, Y., Dohmae, N., Akimoto, S., Shen, J. R., Miyazaki, N. & Akita, F., Aug 1 2019, In : Nature Plants. 5, 8, p. 890-901 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Structure of a cyanobacterial photosystem I tetramer revealed by cryo-electron microscopy

Kato, K., Nagao, R., Jiang, T. Y., Ueno, Y., Yokono, M., Chan, S. K., Watanabe, M., Ikeuchi, M., Shen, J. R., Akimoto, S., Miyazaki, N. & Akita, F., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 4929.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Structure of the green algal photosystem I supercomplex with a decameric light-harvesting complex I

Suga, M., Ozawa, S., Yoshida-Motomura, K., Akita, F., Miyazaki, N. & Takahashi, Y., Jun 1 2019, In : Nature Plants. 5, 6, p. 626-636 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)
7 Citations (Scopus)

Structured near-infrared Magnetic Circular Dichroism spectra of the Mn4CaO5 cluster of PSII in T. vulcanus are dominated by Mn(IV) d-d ‘spin-flip’ transitions

Morton, J., Chrysina, M., Craig, V. S. J., Akita, F., Nakajima, Y., Lubitz, W., Cox, N., Shen, J. R. & Krausz, E., Feb 1 2018, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. 1859, 2, p. 88-98 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Thylakoid membrane lipid sulfoquinovosyl-diacylglycerol (SQDG) is required for full functioning of photosystem II in Thermosynechococcus elongatus

Nakajima, Y., Umena, Y., Nagao, R., Endo, K., Kobayashi, K., Akita, F., Suga, M., Wada, H., Noguchi, T. & Shen, J. R., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 293, 38, p. 14786-14797 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2017
20 Citations (Scopus)

Light-induced structural changes and the site of O=O bond formation in PSII caught by XFEL

Suga, M., Akita, F., Sugahara, M., Kubo, M., Nakajima, Y., Nakane, T., Yamashita, K., Umena, Y., Nakabayashi, M., Yamane, T., Nakano, T., Suzuki, M., Masuda, T., Inoue, S., Kimura, T., Nomura, T., Yonekura, S., Yu, L-J., Sakamoto, T., Motomura, T. & 18 others, Chen, J-H., Kato, Y., Noguchi, T., Tono, K., Joti, Y., Kameshima, T., Hatsui, T., Nango, E., Tanaka, R., Naitow, H., Matsuura, Y., Yamashita, A., Yamamoto, M., Nureki, O., Yabashi, M., Ishikawa, T., Iwata, S. & Shen, J-R., Feb 20 2017, In : Nature.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

238 Citations (Scopus)

Structural basis for the photosynthetic water-splitting/oxygenevolving reaction

Akita, F., Suga, M. & Shen, J-R., Jan 1 2017, In : Seikagaku. 89, 5, p. 699-709 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2015

Electron microscopic imaging revealed the flexible filamentous structure of the cell attachment protein P2 of Rice dwarf virus located around the icosahedral 5-fold axes

Miyazaki, N., Higashiura, A., Higashiura, T., Akita, F., Hibino, H., Omura, T., Nakagawa, A. & Iwasaki, K., May 28 2015, In : Journal of Biochemistry. 159, 2, p. 181-190 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Native structure of photosystem II at 1.95A° resolution viewed by femtosecond X-ray pulses

Suga, M., Akita, F., Hirata, K., Ueno, G., Murakami, H., Nakajima, Y., Shimizu, T., Yamashita, K., Yamamoto, M., Ago, H. & Shen, J. R., Jan 1 2015, In : Nature. 517, 7532, p. 99-103 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

629 Citations (Scopus)
20 Citations (Scopus)

Theoretical studies of the damage-free S1 structure of the CaMn4O5 cluster in oxygen-evolving complex of photosystem II

Shoji, M., Isobe, H., Yamanaka, S., Suga, M., Akita, F., Shen, J-R. & Yamaguchi, K., Mar 2 2015, In : Chemical Physics Letters. 623, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Crystal Structure of Talaromyces cellulolyticus (Formerly Known as Acremonium cellulolyticus) GH Family 11 Xylanase

Kataoka, M., Akita, F., Maeno, Y., Inoue, B., Inoue, H. & Ishikawa, K., 2014, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 174, 4, p. 1599-1612 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of the PS I content of PS II core preparations using selective emission: A new emission of PS II at 780 nm

Morton, J., Hall, J., Smith, P., Akita, F., Koua, F., Shen, J-R. & Krausz, E., 2014, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Bioenergetics. 1837, 1, p. 167-177 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
5 Citations (Scopus)

X-ray crystallographic structure of RNase Po1 that exhibits antitumor activity

Kobayashi, H., Katsutani, T., Hara, Y., Motoyoshi, N., Itagaki, T., Akita, F., Higashiura, A., Yamada, Y., Inokuchi, N. & Suzuki, M., 2014, In : Biological and Pharmaceutical Bulletin. 37, 6, p. 968-978 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Cryo-electron tomography: Moving towards revealing the viral life cycle of Rice dwarf virus

Miyazaki, N., Akita, F., Nakagawa, A., Murata, K., Omura, T. & Iwasaki, K., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Synchrotron Radiation. 20, 6, p. 826-828 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Aggregation ability of virus-specific antibodies is correlated with their capacity to neutralize rice dwarf virus

Chen, H., Wei, T., Saotome, A., Sakaguchi, K., Shikamoto, Y., Mizuno, H., Akita, F., Shimizu, T., Uehara-Ichiki, T. & Omura, T., Jan 2012, In : Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly. 46, 1, p. 65-71 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Assembly of the viroplasm by viral non-structural protein Pns10 is essential for persistent infection of rice ragged stunt virus in its insect vector

Jia, D., Guo, N., Chen, H., Akita, F., Xie, L., Omura, T. & Wei, T., Oct 2012, In : Journal of General Virology. 93, PART 10, p. 2299-2309 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Crystallographic analysis reveals Octamerization of viroplasm matrix protein P9-1 of rice black streaked dwarf virus

Akita, F., Higashiura, A., Shimizu, T., Pu, Y., Suzuki, M., Uehara-Ichiki, T., Sasaya, T., Kanamaru, S., Arisaka, F., Tsukihara, T., Nakagawa, A. & Omura, T., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Virology. 86, 2, p. 746-756 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Citations (Scopus)

Hairpin RNA derived from the gene for Pns9, a viroplasm matrix protein of Rice gall dwarf virus, confers strong resistance to virus infection in transgenic rice plants

Shimizu, T., Nakazono-Nagaoka, E., Akita, F., Wei, T., Sasaya, T., Omura, T. & Uehara-Ichiki, T., Feb 10 2012, In : Journal of Biotechnology. 157, 3, p. 421-427 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Immunity to Rice black streaked dwarf virus, a plant reovirus, can be achieved in rice plants by RNA silencing against the gene for the viroplasm component protein

Shimizu, T., Nakazono-Nagaoka, E., Akita, F., Uehara-Ichiki, T., Omura, T. & Sasaya, T., Sep 2011, In : Virus Research. 160, 1-2, p. 400-403 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Rice dwarf viruses with dysfunctional genomes generated in plants are filtered out in vector insects: Implications for the origin of the virus

Pu, Y., Kikuchi, A., Moriyasu, Y., Tomaru, M., Jin, Y., Suga, H., Hagiwara, K., Akita, F., Shimizu, T., Netsu, O., Suzuki, N., Uehara-Ichiki, T., Sasaya, T., Wei, T., Li, Y. & Omura, T., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Virology. 85, 6, p. 2975-2979 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Viroplasm matrix protein Pns9 from rice gall dwarf virus forms an octameric cylindrical structure

Akita, F., Miyazaki, N., Hibino, H., Shimizu, T., Higashiura, A., Uehara-Ichiki, T., Sasaya, T., Tsukihara, T., Nakagawa, A., Iwasaki, K. & Omura, T., Sep 2011, In : Journal of General Virology. 92, 9, p. 2214-2221 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)
2010

The protruding domain of the coat protein of Melon necrotic spot virus is involved in compatibility with and transmission by the fungal vector Olpidium bornovanus

Ohki, T., Akita, F., Mochizuki, T., Kanda, A., Sasaya, T. & Tsuda, S., Jun 2010, In : Virology. 402, 1, p. 129-134 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2007

The Crystal Structure of a Virus-like Particle from the Hyperthermophilic Archaeon Pyrococcus furiosus Provides Insight into the Evolution of Viruses

Akita, F., Chong, K. T., Tanaka, H., Yamashita, E., Miyazaki, N., Nakaishi, Y., Suzuki, M., Namba, K., Ono, Y., Tsukihara, T. & Nakagawa, A., May 18 2007, In : Journal of Molecular Biology. 368, 5, p. 1469-1483 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)