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Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University

NAKASONE, Yusuke (Assistant Professor)

Field of Expertise
Physical chemistry、Biophysics、Photobiology、Molecular biology
Research Interests
  1. Time-resolved study on photochemical reactions of light sensor proteins
  2. Development of newly designed transient grating method combined with stopped flow technique
Recent papers
  1. Photochemistry of Arabidopsis phototropin 1 LOV1: transient tetramerization.
    Nakasone Y, Zikihara K, Tokutomi S, Terazima M. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2013. 12(7):1171-9.
  2. On the Binding of BODIPY-GTP by the Photosensory Protein YtvA from the Common Soil Bacterium Bacillus subtilis.
    Nakasone Y, Hellingwerf K. J. Photochem Photobiol. 2011. 87(3):542-7.
  3. Kinetics of conformational changes of the FKF1-LOV domain upon photoexcitation.
    Nakasone Y, Zikihara K, Tokutomi S, Terazima M. Biophys J. 2010. 99(11):3831-9.
  4. Temperature-sensitive reaction of a photosensor protein YcgF: possibility of a role of temperature sensor.
    Nakasone Y, Ono TA, Ishii A, Masuda S, Terazima M. Biochemistry. 2010. 49(10):2288-96.
  5. Stability of dimer and domain-domain interaction of Arabidopsis phototropin 1 LOV2.
    Nakasone Y, Eitoku T, Zikihara K, Matsuoka D, Tokutomi S, Terazima M. J Mol Biol. 2008. 383(4):904-13.
  6. Transient dimerization and conformational change of a BLUF protein: YcgF.
    Nakasone Y, Ono TA, Ishii A, Masuda S, Terazima M. J Am Chem Soc. 2007. 129(22):7028-35.
  7. Dynamics of conformational changes of Arabidopsis phototropin 1 LOV2 with the linker domain.
    Nakasone Y, Eitoku T, Matsuoka D, Tokutomi S, Terazima M. J Mol Biol. 2007. 367(2):432-42.
  8. Kinetic measurement of transient dimerization and dissociation reactions of Arabidopsis phototropin 1 LOV2 domain.
    Nakasone Y, Eitoku T, Matsuoka D, Tokutomi S, Terazima M. Biophys J. 2006. 91(2):645-53.
Contact Information
Phone: 81(Japan)-75-753-4023 Fax: 81(Japan)-75-753-4000 E-mail: Nakasone + @kuchem.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Link
Photo Physical Chemistry Laboratory (Internal link)
Website of our group (Photo Physical Chemistry Laboratory)

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