JAPAN

Ichio Shimada

Division of Physical Chemistry, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

INPEC node since 2008

The followings are our research interest:

1. Elucidation of the functional dynamics of membrane proteins

2. Analyses of protein-protein interactions involving intracellular signaling

3. Development of new NMR methods for analyzing the structure and dynamics of high molecular weight proteins

4. Real-time observation of the intracellular biological events using the in-cell NMR method

Keywords: structural biology, NMR, membrane protein, GPCR, ion channel, interaction, dynamics

Yutaka Ito

Tokyo Metropolitan University