Publications

Ultrastructural analysis of autophagosome organization using mammalian autophagy-deficient cells.
J Cell Sci 2014 Sep 22;127(Pt 18):4089-102. Epub 2014 Jul 22.
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo 113-8519, Japan Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan

The HOPS complex mediates autophagosome-lysosome fusion through interaction with syntaxin 17.
Mol Biol Cell 2014 Apr 19;25(8):1327-37. Epub 2014 Feb 19.
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo 113-8519, Japan Research Center for Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo 113-8519, Japan Molecular Profiling Research Center for Drug Discovery, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tokyo 135-0064, Japan.

Expression of the autophagy substrate SQSTM1/p62 is restored during prolonged starvation depending on transcriptional upregulation and autophagy-derived amino acids.
Autophagy 2014 Mar 3;10(3):431-41. Epub 2014 Jan 3.
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology; Tokyo Medical and Dental University; Tokyo, Japan; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Graduate School and Faculty of Medicine; University of Tokyo; Tokyo, Japan.

Temporal analysis of recruitment of mammalian ATG proteins to the autophagosome formation site.
Autophagy 2013 Oct 10;9(10):1491-9. Epub 2013 Jul 10.
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology; Tokyo Medical and Dental University; Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo Japan; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Graduate School and Faculty of Medicine; The University of Tokyo; Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo Japan.

Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (3rd edition).
Autophagy 2016 ;12(1):1-222
kb Emory University, School of Medicine , Department of Microbiology and Immunology , Atlanta , GA , USA.

Systemic Analysis of Atg5-Null Mice Rescued from Neonatal Lethality by Transgenic ATG5 Expression in Neurons.
Dev Cell 2016 10 29;39(1):116-130. Epub 2016 Sep 29.
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo 113-8519, Japan; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Graduate School and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan. Electronic address:

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