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Kazuhisa NISHIZAWA

Dr. Kazuhisa Nishizawa

NIK Biomolecular Research Group, Japan

Professor


Email: kazu.nishizawa.nik@gmail.com


Qualifications


1994 Ph.D., Doctor of Medicine (Basic Medical Science, Physiology)

1989 M.D., National Medical Doctor License

1989 M.Sc., The University of Tokyo School of Medicine


Publications (selected)

  1. Nishizawa M and Nishizawa K, Molecular dynamics simulation analysis of membrane defects and pore propensity of hemifusion diaphragms Biophysical Journal, 104: 1038–1048, (2013)
  2. Nishizawa M and Nishizawa K, Coarse-grained simulations of branched bilayer membranes -- Effects of cholesterol-dependent phase separation on curvature-driven lipid sorting J Biophys Chem 2: 268-284 (2011) DOI: 10.4236/jbpc.2011.23032
  3. Nishizawa M, Nishizawa K. Curvature-driven lipid sorting: coarse-grained dynamics simulations of a membrane mimicking a hemifusion intermediate. J Biophys Chem (2010) 1:86-95
  4. Nishizawa M, Nishizawa K. Molecular dynamics simulation analyses of stalk-inducing effect of viral fusion peptides: importance of oblique orientation in membranes. J Biophys Chem (2010) 1:19-32
  5. Nishizawa M, Nishizawa K. Coupling of S4 helix Translocation and S6 Gating Analyzed by Molecular Dynamic Simulations of Mutated Kv channels. Biophys J (2009) 97: 90-100
  6. Nishizawa M, Nishizawa K. Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Kv channel Voltage Sensor Helix in a Lipid Membrane with Applied Electric Field. Biophys J (2008) 95:1729-1744
  7. Nishizawa M, Nishizawa K. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of a Stretch-Activated Channel Inhibitor GsMTx4 with Lipid Membranes: Two Binding Modes and Effects of Lipid Structure. Biophys J (2007) 92: 4233-4243
  8. Nishizawa M, Nishizawa K. A DNA sequence evolution analysis generalized by simulation and the Markov chain Monte Carlo method implicates strand slippage in a majority of insertions and deletions.
    J Mol Evol. 55: 706-717.(2002).
  9. Nishizawa M, Nishizawa K. Amino acid and nucleotide recurrence in aligned sequences: synonymous substitution patterns in association with global and local base compositions Nucleic Acids Res. 28: 3801-3810. (2000).
  10. Kazuhisa Nishizawa, Christian Freund, Jing Li, Gerhard Wagner and Ellis L.Reinherz.Identification of a novel proline-binding motif regulating CD2-triggered T lymphocyte activation. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 95,14897-902.(1998).

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