Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute

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Organization: Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute
Country: Japan

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  1. ncbi Evidence for a correlated insulator to antiferromagnetic metal transition in CrN
    P A Bhobe
    Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba 277 8581, Japan
    Phys Rev Lett 104:236404. 2010
  2. doi Assembly and disassembly dynamics of the cyanobacterial periodosome
    Shuji Akiyama
    PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, 4 1 8 Honcho, Kawaguchi, Saitama 332 0012, Japan
    Mol Cell 29:703-16. 2008
  3. ncbi Simulation of charge effects on density maps obtained by high-resolution electron crystallography
    Teruhisa Hirai
    Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Science, Kyoto University, Oiwake, Kitashirakawa, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    J Electron Microsc (Tokyo) 56:131-40. 2007
  4. pmc A closer look at energy transduction in muscle
    Hirofumi Onishi
    Exploratory Research for Advanced Technology Actin Filament Dynamics Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency, c o RIKEN Harima Institute SPring 8 Center, Kouto, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:12714-9. 2007
  5. ncbi Structural insights of HutP-mediated regulation of transcription of the hut operon in Bacillus subtilis
    Thirumananseri Kumarevel
    Biometals Laboratory and Advanced Protein Crystallography Research Group, RIKEN Harima Institute at SPring 8, 1 1 1 Kouto, Sayo cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Biophys Chem 128:1-12. 2007
  6. ncbi Crowded surfaces change annealing dynamics of actin filaments
    David Popp
    ERATO Actin Filament Dynamics Project, Japan Science and Technology Corporation, c o RIKEN Harima Institute at Spring 8, Kouto, Sayo, Hyogo, 679 5148, Japan
    J Mol Biol 368:365-74. 2007
  7. ncbi Electronic structure of DNA nucleobases and their dinucleotides explored by soft X-ray spectroscopy
    Yoshihisa Harada
    RIKEN SPring 8 Center, 1 1 1 Kouto Sayo cho Sayo gun Hyogo 679 5148, Japan, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 2 1 Sengen Tsukuba Ibaraki 305 0047, Japan
    J Phys Chem A 110:13227-31. 2006
  8. ncbi Separation of a phosphorylated histidine protein using phosphate affinity polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis
    Seiji Yamada
    Biometal Science Laboratory, RIKEN SPring 8 Center, Harima Institute, Kouto 1 1 1, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Anal Biochem 360:160-2. 2007
  9. ncbi Molecular determination by electron microscopy of the actin filament end structure
    Akihiro Narita
    ERATO Actin Filament Dynamics Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency c o RIKEN, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    J Mol Biol 365:480-501. 2007
  10. pmc A structural origin of latency relaxation in frog skeletal muscle
    Naoto Yagi
    SPring 8 JASRI, Kouto, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    Biophys J 92:162-71. 2007

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  1. ncbi Evidence for a correlated insulator to antiferromagnetic metal transition in CrN
    P A Bhobe
    Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Chiba 277 8581, Japan
    Phys Rev Lett 104:236404. 2010
    ..Thus, CrN transforms from a correlated insulator to an antiferromagnetic metal, coupled to the magnetostructural transition...
  2. doi Assembly and disassembly dynamics of the cyanobacterial periodosome
    Shuji Akiyama
    PRESTO, Japan Science and Technology Agency, 4 1 8 Honcho, Kawaguchi, Saitama 332 0012, Japan
    Mol Cell 29:703-16. 2008
    ..The Kai periodosome is assembled in such a way that KaiA and KaiB are recruited to a C-terminal region of KaiC in a phosphorylation-dependent manner...
  3. ncbi Simulation of charge effects on density maps obtained by high-resolution electron crystallography
    Teruhisa Hirai
    Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Science, Kyoto University, Oiwake, Kitashirakawa, Sakyo ku, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    J Electron Microsc (Tokyo) 56:131-40. 2007
    ..Still, density maps obtained by electron crystallography are expected to show slightly elongated features toward the positively charged atoms...
  4. pmc A closer look at energy transduction in muscle
    Hirofumi Onishi
    Exploratory Research for Advanced Technology Actin Filament Dynamics Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency, c o RIKEN Harima Institute SPring 8 Center, Kouto, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:12714-9. 2007
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  5. ncbi Structural insights of HutP-mediated regulation of transcription of the hut operon in Bacillus subtilis
    Thirumananseri Kumarevel
    Biometals Laboratory and Advanced Protein Crystallography Research Group, RIKEN Harima Institute at SPring 8, 1 1 1 Kouto, Sayo cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Biophys Chem 128:1-12. 2007
    ..This analysis clearly demonstrates that the first base in the UAG motifs is not important for the function and is consistent with our previous observations...
  6. ncbi Crowded surfaces change annealing dynamics of actin filaments
    David Popp
    ERATO Actin Filament Dynamics Project, Japan Science and Technology Corporation, c o RIKEN Harima Institute at Spring 8, Kouto, Sayo, Hyogo, 679 5148, Japan
    J Mol Biol 368:365-74. 2007
    ..This implicates that dynamic rearrangement of actin filaments by annealing near the leading edge of the cell, could change physical parameters like the mechanical response and contribute significantly to cell motility...
  7. ncbi Electronic structure of DNA nucleobases and their dinucleotides explored by soft X-ray spectroscopy
    Yoshihisa Harada
    RIKEN SPring 8 Center, 1 1 1 Kouto Sayo cho Sayo gun Hyogo 679 5148, Japan, National Institute for Materials Science, 1 2 1 Sengen Tsukuba Ibaraki 305 0047, Japan
    J Phys Chem A 110:13227-31. 2006
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  8. ncbi Separation of a phosphorylated histidine protein using phosphate affinity polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis
    Seiji Yamada
    Biometal Science Laboratory, RIKEN SPring 8 Center, Harima Institute, Kouto 1 1 1, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Anal Biochem 360:160-2. 2007
  9. ncbi Molecular determination by electron microscopy of the actin filament end structure
    Akihiro Narita
    ERATO Actin Filament Dynamics Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency c o RIKEN, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    J Mol Biol 365:480-501. 2007
    ..This is the first method for elucidating the detailed 3D structures at the end of the actin filament...
  10. pmc A structural origin of latency relaxation in frog skeletal muscle
    Naoto Yagi
    SPring 8 JASRI, Kouto, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    Biophys J 92:162-71. 2007
    ..The simultaneous spacing change of the 14.3-nm myosin meridional reflection with the LR suggests that detachment of myosin heads that are bound to actin in the resting muscle is the cause of the LR...
  11. ncbi Fast tomography using quasi-monochromatic undulator radiation
    Kentaro Uesugi
    SPring 8 JASRI, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 13:403-7. 2006
    ..Beam-hardening effects were not significant. This technique may be useful in studying time-dependent structural changes of soft materials such as polymers and biological samples...
  12. ncbi Stable top-up operation at SPring-8
    Hitoshi Tanaka
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute SPring 8, Sayo cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 13:378-91. 2006
    ..The process of achieving highly stabilized top-up operation at SPring-8 and its utility for user experiments are described...
  13. ncbi Tissue-equivalent TL sheet dosimetry system for X- and gamma-ray dose mapping
    N Nariyama
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, Mikazuki, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 120:136-9. 2006
    ..Irradiation using synchrotron radiation between 10 and 100 keV and (60)Co gamma rays showed that the TL sheet dosimetry system was promising for radiation dose mapping for various purposes...
  14. pmc Evolution of long-range myofibrillar crystallinity in insect flight muscle as examined by X-ray cryomicrodiffraction
    Hiroyuki Iwamoto
    Research Institute Research and Utilization Division, SPring 8, Japan Synchrotron Radiation, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 273:677-85. 2006
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  15. doi Effect of short-range forces on the length distribution of fibrous cytoskeletal proteins
    David Popp
    ERATO Actin Filament Dynamics Project, Japan Science and Technology Corporation, RIKEN Harima Institute, SPring 8, Sayo, Hyogo, Japan
    Biopolymers 89:711-21. 2008
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  16. pmc Mail-in data collection at SPring-8 protein crystallography beamlines
    Nobuo Okazaki
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute SPring 8, 1 1 1 Kouto, Sayo cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 15:288-91. 2008
    ..This system is now in routine operation and is contributing to high-throughput beamline operation...
  17. pmc Structure of putative CutA1 from Homo sapiens determined at 2.05 A resolution
    Bagautdin Bagautdinov
    Protein Structure Analysis Team, RIKEN SPring 8 Center, Harima Institute, 1 1 1 Kouto, Sayo cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 64:351-7. 2008
    ..6 kDa and contains 135 amino-acid residues. In order to obtain clues to the possible function of HsCutA1, its crystal structure was compared with those of other CutA1 and PII proteins...
  18. pmc Fast x-ray recordings reveal dynamic action of contractile and regulatory proteins in stretch-activated insect flight muscle
    Hiroyuki Iwamoto
    Research and Utilization Division, SPring 8, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, Hyogo, Japan
    Biophys J 99:184-92. 2010
    ..The observed rates of the attachment/detachment of myosin heads and the motion of tropomyosin are fast enough for the thin-filament regulatory system to control each SA event in fast-beating insects...
  19. pmc Amino acids and glycine ethyl ester as new crystallization reagents for lysozyme
    Len Ito
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute SPring 8, Japan
    Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 66:750-4. 2010
    ..A discussion of the crystallization of HEWL using these reagents as precipitating agents is given...
  20. ncbi [SPring-8 structural biology beamline]
    Takashi Kumasaka
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, Hyogo, Japan
    Yakugaku Zasshi 130:649-55. 2010
    ..Although the high brilliance severely damages protein samples, the users can estimate the degree of the damage and plan best data collection strategy...
  21. pmc Temperature gradient analyzers for compact high-resolution X-ray spectrometers
    D Ishikawa
    Materials Dynamics Laboratory, RIKEN SPring 8 Center, 1 1 1 Kouto, Sayo cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 17:12-24. 2010
    ..In some cases the application of a temperature gradient can improve the energy resolution even with a single-element detector...
  22. pmc Mg2+ dependence of 70 S ribosomal protein flexibility revealed by hydrogen/deuterium exchange and mass spectrometry
    Tatsuya Yamamoto
    Biometal Science Laboratory, RIKEN SPring 8 Center, Harima Institute, 1 1 1 Kouto, Sayo, Hongo 679 5148, Japan
    J Biol Chem 285:5646-52. 2010
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  23. pmc New structural insights and molecular-modelling studies of 4-methyl-5-beta-hydroxyethylthiazole kinase from Pyrococcus horikoshii OT3 (PhThiK)
    Jeyaraman Jeyakanthan
    National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, 101 Hsin Ann Road, Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu 30076, Taiwan
    Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 65:978-86. 2009
    ..Binding of the nucleotide and substrate to the ThiK enzyme do not influence the quaternary association (trimer) as revealed by the crystal structure of PhThiK...
  24. doi Crystal structure of a new cyan fluorescent protein and its hue-shifted variants
    Akihiro Kikuchi
    Biometal Science Laboratory, RIKEN SPring 8 Center, 1 1 1, Kouto, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Biochemistry 48:5276-83. 2009
    ..Moreover, the structural comparison suggests that an additional water molecule buried in the space between the Ala158 residue and the chromophore phenolate is also responsible for the chromophore polarization...
  25. doi Evaluation of enamel crystallites in subsurface lesion by microbeam X-ray diffraction
    N Yagi
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, 1 1 1 Kouto, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 16:398-404. 2009
    ..As these diffraction methods provide structural information in the nanometre range, they are useful for investigating the mechanism of the mineral loss in early caries lesion at a nanometre level...
  26. ncbi Orbital hybridization and magnetic coupling of the A-site Cu spins in CaCu3B4O12 (B = Ti, Ge, and Sn) perovskites
    M Mizumaki
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute JASRI, Sayo cho Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    Inorg Chem 48:3499-501. 2009
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  27. doi Microangiography system for investigation of metabolic syndrome in rat model using synchrotron radiation
    Keiji Umetani
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, Sayo gun, Hyogo, Japan
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008:2693-6. 2008
    ..We assessed the magnitude of coronary artery vasorelaxation before and after administration of drugs that modulate endothelial control of the coronary arteries in the rat model...
  28. pmc Structural model of the Rev regulatory protein from equine infectious anemia virus
    Yungok Ihm
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e4178. 2009
    ..Our predicted structure should increase understanding of structure-function relationships in Rev and may provide a basis for the design of new therapies for lentiviral diseases...
  29. doi On the ability of 8-bromoadenosine triphosphate to support contractility of vertebrate skeletal muscle fibers
    Hiroyuki Iwamoto
    Research and Utilization Division, SPring 8, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, 1 1 1 Kouto, Sayo cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    J Muscle Res Cell Motil 29:45-55. 2008
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  30. pmc Crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of full-length yeast tropomyosin 2 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Vladimir Meshcheryakov
    ERATO Actin Filament Dynamics Project, Japan Science and Technology Agency, c o RIKEN Harima Institute SPring 8 Center, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Acta Crystallogr Sect F Struct Biol Cryst Commun 64:528-30. 2008
    ..8, b = 49.9, c = 104.0 A, alpha = gamma = 90.0, beta = 124.0 degrees and two molecules in the asymmetric unit. A complete native X-ray diffraction data set was collected to 3.5 A resolution using synchrotron radiation...
  31. ncbi Structural basis of the sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase activity in neutral sphingomyelinase from Bacillus cereus
    Hideo Ago
    Structural Biophysics Laboratory, RIKEN SPring 8 Center, Harima Institute, 1 1 1 Kouto, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    J Biol Chem 281:16157-67. 2006
    ..In addition, the structural features and site-directed mutagenesis suggest that the specific beta-hairpin with the aromatic amino acid residues participates in binding to the membrane-bound sphingomyelin substrate...
  32. ncbi Silicon avalanche photodiodes for direct detection of X-rays
    Alfred Q R Baron
    SPring 8 JASRI, Hyogo, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 13:131-42. 2006
    ..Data from several APD arrays are also presented, as is a detailed description of an integrated package system. Tables are included comparing commercially available devices, including arrays...
  33. pmc Direct observation of photolysis-induced tertiary structural changes in hemoglobin
    Shin ichi Adachi
    RIKEN Harima Institute SPring 8, 1 1 1 Kouto, Mikazuki, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:7039-44. 2003
    ..Our results establish that the structural basis of the low affinity of the T state is radically different between the subunits, because of differences in the packing and chemical tension at the hemes...
  34. ncbi [X-ray refraction contrast imaging]
    Katsuhito Yamazaki
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, Japan
    Igaku Butsuri 22:8-12. 2002
  35. pmc Structural dissection of alkaline-denatured pepsin
    Yuji O Kamatari
    Oxford Centre for Molecular Sciences, New Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3QT, UK
    Protein Sci 12:717-24. 2003
    ..This study demonstrates that the structure of pepsin in the I(P) state is significantly more complex than that of a fully folded C-terminal lobe connected to an unstructured N-terminal lobe...
  36. ncbi Chimeric sensory kinases containing O2 sensor domain of FixL and histidine kinase domain from thermophile
    Hideyuki Kumita
    RIKEN Harima Institute SPring 8, 1 1 1 Koto, Mikazuki cho, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1646:136-44. 2003
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  37. pmc Crystal structure of oxygen-evolving photosystem II from Thermosynechococcus vulcanus at 3.7-A resolution
    Nobuo Kamiya
    RIKEN Harima InstituteSPring 8, Kouto 1 1 1, Mikazuki cho, Sayou gun, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:98-103. 2003
    ..In particular, the C terminus of D1 polypeptide was shown to be connected to the Mn cluster directly. The structural information obtained here provides important insights into the mechanism of PSII reactions...
  38. ncbi Interactions of a lysozyme-monomethoxypolyethylene glycol conjugate with lipopolysaccharides and lipid bilayers and effects of conjugate on gram-negative bacteria
    Yuichi Nodake
    Division of Bioresource and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Graduate School of Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Biosci Biotechnol Biochem 66:1848-52. 2002
    ..mPEG-lysozyme may perturb the outer membrane of Gram-negative microorganisms, gaining itself access to the peptidoglycan layers of the bacterium...
  39. ncbi [Development of high-throughput automatic protein crystallization and observation system]
    Mitsuaki Sugahara
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 47:1026-32. 2002
  40. ncbi States of thin filament regulatory proteins as revealed by combined cross-linking/X-ray diffraction techniques
    Hiroyuki Iwamoto
    Life and Environment Division, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    J Mol Biol 317:707-20. 2002
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  41. ncbi Picometer-scale dynamical x-ray imaging of single DNA molecules
    Y C Sasaki
    Biomedical Group, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, SPring 8, Mikazuki, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    Phys Rev Lett 87:248102. 2001
    ..DXT can obtain information about the dynamics of single molecules through a quantitative analysis, since the signals from DXT are independent of the chemical conditions...
  42. ncbi Cross-bridge and calcium behavior in ferret papillary muscle in different thyroid states
    N Yagi
    Department of Pharmacology, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, 980 8575 Japan
    Jpn J Physiol 51:319-26. 2001
    ..In hyperthyroidism, the cross-bridge movement significantly preceded tension development, suggesting that hyperthyroid myosin (V1) has a longer latency period between the shift to the vicinity of the thin filament and force development...
  43. ncbi Fixed-height exit bender of synchrotron X-rays above 40 keV
    Y Yoneda
    Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute JAERI, 1 1 1 Kouto, Mikazuki cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 8:18-21. 2001
    ..The flux density of the focused beam measured at 40 keV was 15 times higher than that of the unfocused beam. The height deviation of the focused beam throughout the measured energy range was within +/- 0.15 mm...
  44. ncbi The shapes and sizes of two domains of tropomodulin, the P-end-capping protein of actin-tropomyosin
    T Fujisawa
    Laboratory for Structural Biochemistry, RIKEN Harima Institute at SPring 8, 1 1 1 Kouto, Mikazuki, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    FEBS Lett 498:67-71. 2001
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  45. ncbi Time-resolved two-dimensional X-ray diffraction study of the effect of shortening on activation of contracting skeletal muscle
    H Iwamoto
    Experimental Research Division, SPring 8, JASRI, Hyogo, Japan
    Pflugers Arch 439:646-9. 2000
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  46. ncbi [The structure and function of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor]
    Atsuo Miyazawa
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 49:1-10. 2004
  47. ncbi Ligand-induced conformational changes and a reaction intermediate in branched-chain 2-oxo acid dehydrogenase (E1) from Thermus thermophilus HB8, as revealed by X-ray crystallography
    Tadashi Nakai
    RIKEN Harima Institute SPring 8, 1 1 1 Kouto, Mikazuki, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    J Mol Biol 337:1011-33. 2004
    ..MOPA and of E1(ceim).lipoamide built from the above structures suggest that His273alpha and His129beta' are potential proton donors to the carbonyl group of a BCOA and to the proximal sulfur atom on the lipoamide, respectively...
  48. ncbi Crystal structure of purine nucleoside phosphorylase from Thermus thermophilus
    Tahir H Tahirov
    Highthroughput Factory, RIKEN Harima Institute, 1 1 1 Kouto, Mikazuki cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    J Mol Biol 337:1149-60. 2004
    ..The obtained experimental data suggest that the catalytic properties of the T.thermophilus enzyme are reminiscent of the trimeric rather than hexameric purine nucleoside phosphorylases...
  49. ncbi Structure and function of NADPH-cytochrome P450 reductase and nitric oxide synthase reductase domain
    Takashi Iyanagi
    Biometal Science Laboratory, RIKEN Harima Institute SPring8, 1 1 1 Kouto, Mikazuki cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 338:520-8. 2005
    ..In addition, a new model for the redox-linked conformational changes during the catalytic cycle for both CPR and NOS reductase domain is also discussed...
  50. ncbi Morphometric deformations of small airways and alveoli under quasi-static inflation process
    Toshihiro Sera
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute JASRI SPring 8, Hyogo, Japan
    J Physiol Anthropol Appl Human Sci 24:465-8. 2005
    ..8%, range: 0.36-0.89) than larger airways (45.2%, range: 0.40-0.57). These results indicated that the airway did not deformed in same manner and that these morphological differences characterized the heterogeneous lung function...
  51. ncbi A novel induced-fit reaction mechanism of asymmetric hot dog thioesterase PAAI
    Naoki Kunishima
    Highthroughput Factory, RIKEN Harima Institute at SPring 8, 1 1 1 Kouto, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    J Mol Biol 352:212-28. 2005
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  52. ncbi X-ray microdiffraction and conventional diffraction from frozen-hydrated biological specimens
    Hiroyuki Iwamoto
    Research and Utilization Division, SPring 8, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 12:479-83. 2005
    ..The quick-freezing of biological specimens has also been proven useful in reducing the specimen volume in the beam in conventional diffraction recordings...
  53. ncbi Pure-type superconducting permanent-magnet undulator
    Takashi Tanaka
    RIKEN SPring 8, Koto 1 1 1, Mikazuki, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 12:442-7. 2005
    ..Experiments were performed to demonstrate the principle of the proposed scheme and the results have been found to be very promising...
  54. pmc Structural changes of actin-bound myosin heads after a quick length change in frog skeletal muscle
    Naoto Yagi
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute, SPring 8, Kouto, Sayo gun, Hyogo
    Biophys J 89:1150-64. 2005
    ..2 nm(-1) are not readily explained by a simple axial swing of cross-bridges. Intensity changes of the actin-based layer lines at 1/36 and 1/5.9 nm(-1) are not explained by it either, suggesting a structural change in actin molecules...
  55. ncbi Localized morphometric deformations of small airways and alveoli in intact mouse lungs under quasi-static inflation
    Toshihiro Sera
    Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute SPring 8 JASRI, SPring 8, 1 1 1, Kouto, Mikazuki, Sayo, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 147:51-63. 2005
    ..The volume behavior for the small airways was not similar to that of the lung volume. These results indicated that all airways did not behave homogenously...
  56. pmc Structure of P-protein of the glycine cleavage system: implications for nonketotic hyperglycinemia
    Tadashi Nakai
    RIKEN Harima Institute at SPring 8, Mikazuki, Sayo, Hyogo, Japan
    EMBO J 24:1523-36. 2005
    ..These results provide insights into the molecular basis of nonketotic hyperglycinemia...
  57. pmc Position and orientation of phalloidin in F-actin determined by X-ray fiber diffraction analysis
    Toshiro Oda
    Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Department of Biophysics, Heidelberg, Germany
    Biophys J 88:2727-36. 2005
    ..The method of analysis developed in this study is applicable for the determination of binding positions of other drugs, such as jasplakinolide and dolastatin 11...
  58. ncbi X-ray structural study of noncrystalline regenerated Bombyx mori silk fibroin
    Hiroyuki Saitoh
    Institute of Materials Science, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305 8573, Japan
    Int J Biol Macromol 34:317-23. 2004
    ..X-ray diffraction should be a useful technique to understand the structural characteristics of noncrystalline organic materials...
  59. ncbi EPR studies of 5-bromouracil crystal after irradiation with X rays in the bromine K-edge region
    Akinari Yokoya
    Synchrotron Radiation Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Hyogo 679 5148, Japan
    Radiat Res 162:469-73. 2004
    ..EPR signals were not detectable with gamma irradiation at liquid nitrogen temperature...
  60. ncbi [Synchrotron X-ray small-angle scattering measurement]
    Tetsuro Fujisawa
    Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 49:1687-92. 2004
  61. ncbi A large-area CMOS imager as an X-ray detector for synchrotron radiation experiments
    Naoto Yagi
    SPring 8 JASRI, 1 1 1 Kouto, Mikazuki cho, Sayo gun, Hyogo 679 5198, Japan
    J Synchrotron Radiat 11:347-52. 2004
    ..Its relatively low price (about 30,000 US dollars) makes it a unique option in the choice of detectors...
  62. ncbi Single- and double-strand breaks in solid pBR322 DNA induced by ultrasoft X-rays at photon energies of 388, 435 and 573 eV
    A Yokoya
    Department of Synchrotron Radiation Research, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute, Hyogo
    J Radiat Res 40:145-58. 1999
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