Y Yanagi


Affiliation: Kyushu University
Country: Japan


  1. Koga R, Kubota M, Hashiguchi T, Yanagi Y, Ohno S. Annexin A2 Mediates the Localization of Measles Virus Matrix Protein at the Plasma Membrane. J Virol. 2018;92: pubmed publisher
    ..Our results provide useful information for the understanding of the MV replication process and potential development of antiviral agents. ..
  2. Koga R, Sugita Y, Noda T, Yanagi Y, Ohno S. Actin-Modulating Protein Cofilin Is Involved in the Formation of Measles Virus Ribonucleoprotein Complex at the Perinuclear Region. J Virol. 2015;89:10524-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings determined with cofilin will help us better understand the mechanism by which the RNP complex is formed in virus-infected cells and develop new antiviral drugs targeting the RNP complex. ..
  3. Sato Y, Watanabe S, Fukuda Y, Hashiguchi T, Yanagi Y, Ohno S. Cell-to-Cell Measles Virus Spread between Human Neurons Is Dependent on Hemagglutinin and Hyperfusogenic Fusion Protein. J Virol. 2018;92: pubmed publisher
    ..The findings help us better understand the disease process of SSPE. ..
  4. Shirogane Y, Watanabe S, Yanagi Y. Cooperation between different variants: a unique potential for virus evolution. Virus Res. 2019;: pubmed publisher
  5. Taniguchi M, Yanagi Y, Ohno S. Both type I and type III interferons are required to restrict measles virus growth in lung epithelial cells. Arch Virol. 2019;164:439-446 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results revealed that both type I and type III IFNs are required to restrict MeV growth in H358 cells and that the induction of type III as well as type I IFNs was increased in the absence of the MeV nonstructural V protein. ..
  6. Watanabe S, Shirogane Y, Sato Y, Hashiguchi T, Yanagi Y. New Insights into Measles Virus Brain Infections. Trends Microbiol. 2019;27:164-175 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on crystal structures of the F protein, effective fusion inhibitors could be developed to treat these diseases. ..
  7. Shirogane Y, Watanabe S, Yanagi Y. Cooperative Interaction Within RNA Virus Mutant Spectra. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2016;392:219-29 pubmed publisher
    ..Careful attention to individual sequences, in addition to consensus sequences, may disclose further examples of internal interactions within mutant spectra. ..
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    Yanagi Y, Takeda M, Ohno S, Hashiguchi T. Measles virus receptors. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2009;329:13-30 pubmed
    ..Other molecules have also been implicated in MV infection, although their relevance remains to be determined. The identification of MV receptors has advanced our understanding of MV tropism and pathogenesis. ..