PF Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Beamline

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  • Suzuki, R., Li, L., Imoto, H., Takagi, H., Sakurai, S. and Naka, K.

    Single-component optically transparent film of a star-shaped cage silsesquioxane derivative and its phase change behavior.
    Polym. J. (2022). doi:https://doi.org/10.1038/s41428-022-00674-4

  • Doi, T., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N. and Sakurai, S.

    Shear-Strained Structures Induced during Hot-Melt Coating and Their Gradual Temporal Changes in Coated Layers Composed of Block Copolymer/Tackifier Blends.
    ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 4, 4886-4900 (2022). doi:https://doi.org/10.1021/acsapm.2c00484

  • Takahashi, D., Yonezawa, K., Okizaki, Y., Caaveiro, J. M. M., Ueda, T., Shimada, A., Sakane, F. and Shimizu, N.

    Ca2+-induced structural changes and intramolecular interactions in N-terminal region of diacylglycerol kinase alpha.
    Protein Sci. 31, e4365 (2022). doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/pro.4365

  • Takagi, H., Nakano, T., Aoki, T. and Tanimoto, M.

    Temperature dependence of the casein micelle structure in the range of 10-40 ℃: An in-situ SAXS study.
    Food Chem. 393, 133389 (2022). doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2022.133389

  • 高木 秀彰, 中野 智木, 清水 伸隆, 青木 孝良, 谷本 守正

    Reconsideration of a structural model of a casein micelle for small-angle X-ray scattering measurements.
    日本酪農科学会誌 71, 10-22 (2022). doi:https://doi.org/10.11465/milk.71.10

  • Virk, K., Yonezawa, K., Choukate, K., Singh, L., Shimizu, N. and Chaudhuri, B.

    K-edge anomalous SAXS for protein solution structure modeling.
    Acta Crystallogr. Sect. D-Biol. Crystallogr. 78, 204-211 (2022).


  • Tashiro, K., Katayama, K., Tamaki, K., Pesce, L., Shimizu, N., Takagi, H., Haruki, R., Hollamby, M. J., Pavan, G. M. and Yagai, S.

    Non-uniform Photoinduced Unfolding of Supramolecular Polymers Leading to Topological Block Nanofibers.
    Angew. Chem.-Int. Edit. 60, 26986-26993 (2021). doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.202110224

  • 太田 昇, 高木 秀彰, 増永 啓康, 関口 博史, 清水 伸隆

    めそん 54, 17-26 (2021). http://jmeson.org/2021/11/29/post-955/

  • Tanaka, R., Kabe, T., Masunaga, H., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N. and Sakurai, S.

    Relationship between formation of kink structure and necking of a specimen comprising hard and soft lamellar microdomains under uniaxial stretching.
    材料 70, 17-24 (2021). doi:https://doi.org/10.2472/jsms.70.17

  • Doi, T., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N. and Sakurai, S.

    Stress-Strain and Stress-Relaxation Behaviors of Solution-Coated Layers Composed of Block Copolymers Mixed with Tackifiers.
    ACS Omega 6, 17299 (2021). doi:https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.1c01367

  • Takagi, H. and Yamamoto, K.

    Effect of Block Copolymer Composition and HomopolymerMolecular Weight on Ordered Bicontinuous Double-DiamondStructures in Binary Blends of Polystyrene-Polyisoprene BlockCopolymer and Polyisoprene Homopolymer.
    Macromolecules 54, 5136-5143 (2021). doi:https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00429

  • Oka, M., Takagi, H., Miyazawa, T., Waymouth, R. M. and Honda, S.

    Photocleavable Regenerative Network Materials with Exceptional and Repeatable Viscoelastic Manipulability.
    Adv. Sci. (2021). doi:https://doi.org/10.1002/advs.202101143

  • Pandey, A. K., Takagi, H., Igarashi, N., Shimizu, N. and Sakurai, S.

    Enhanced formation of stereocomplex crystallites in Poly(L-lactic acid)/ Poly(D-lactic acid) blends by silk fibroin nanodisc.
    Polymer 229 (2021). doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2021.124001

  • Banpean, A., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N. and Sakurai, S.

    Small- and Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering Studies on Confined Crystallization of Poly(ethylene glycol) in Poly(L-lactic acid) Spherulite in a PLLA/PEG Blend.
    Polymer 229 (2021). doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2021.123971

  • Fukushima, T., Tamaki, K., Isobe, A., Hirose, T., Shimizu, N., Takagi, H., Haruki, R., Adachi, S., Hollamby, M. J. and Yagai, S.

    Diarylethene-Powered Light-Induced Folding of Supramolecular Polymers.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc.143, 5845-5854 (2021). doi:https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.1c00592

    板橋 大輔, 村尾 玲子, 谷口 俊介, 水上 和実, 高木 秀彰, 木村 正雄

    鉄と鋼 107, 82-91 (2021). doi:https://doi.org/ 10.2355/tetsutohagane.TETSU-2020-088

  • Yamamoto, K. and Takagi, H.

    Frank-Kasper σ and A-15 Phases Formed in Symmetry and Asymmetry Block Copolymer Blend System.
    Mater. Trans. 62, 325 (2021). doi:https://doi.org/10.2320/matertrans.MT-MB2020002

  • Hamamoto, H., Takagi, H., Akiba, I. and Yamamoto, K.

    Analysis of Homopolymer Distribution in a Polymer Blend Thin Film by Anomalous Grazing Incidence Small-Angle X-ray Scattering at the Bromine K-Edge.
    Macromolecules 54, 488-498 (2021). doi:https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02017


  • Doi, T., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N. and Sakurai, S.

    Effects of Solubility Difference of Tackifier to Respective Components of Block Copolymers on Microphase-Separated Structures in Coated Layers of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Prepared by Solution Coating Process.
    ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2, 4973-4984 (2020). doi:https://doi.org/10.1021/acsapm.0c00845

  • Toma-Fukai, S., Hibi, R., Naganuma, T., Sakai, M., Saijo, S., Shimizu, N., Matsumoto, M. and Shimizu, T.

    Crystal structure of GCN5 PCAF N-terminal domain reveals atypical ubiquitin ligase structure.
    J. Biol. Chem. 295, 14630-14639 (2020). doi:https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.RA120.013431

  • Sum, J. S., Yamazaki, Y., Yoshida, K., Yonezawa, K., Hayashi, Y., Kataoka, M. and Kamikubo, H.

    Spectroscopic and structural characteristics of a dual-light sensor protein, PYP-phytochrome related protein.
    Biophys. Physicobiol. (2020). doi:https://doi.org/10.2142/biophysico.BSJ-2020015

  • Nagano, Y., Sugiyama, A., Kimoto, M., Wakahara, T., Noguchi, Y., Jiang, X.,Saijo, S., Shimizu, N. , Yabuno, N., Yao, M., Gooley, P. R., Moseley, G .W., Tadokoro, T., Maenaka, K. and Ose, T.

    The measles virus V protein binding site to STAT2 overlaps with that of IRF9.
    J. Virol. (2020). doi:https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01169-20

  • Sasaki, N., Mabesoone, M. F. J., Kikawa, J., Fukui, T., Shioya, N., Shimoaka, T., Hasegawa, T., Takagi, H. , Haruki, R., Shimizu, N. , Adachi, S., Meijer, E. W., TAkeuchi, M. and Sugiyasu, H.

    Supramolecular double-stranded Archimedean spirals and concentric toroids.
    Nat. Commun. 11, 3578 (2020). doi:https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17356-5

  • Hirai, M., Ajito, S., Iwase, T., Wen, D., Igarashi, N. and Shimizu, N.

    Short-Distance Intermolecular Correlations of Mono- and Disaccharides in Condensed Solutions: Bulky Character of Trehalose.
    ACS Omega. (2020). doi: https//doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.0c00451

  • 米澤 健人,清水 伸隆

    生物物理 60, 180-184 (2020). doi: https//doi.org/10.2142/biophys.60.180

  • Doi, T., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N. and Sakurai, S.

    Effects of drying temperature in solution coating process on the structural changes upon uniaxial stretching of sphere-forming block copolymer films.
    Polym. J. (2019). doi: 10.1038/s41428-019-0287-z

  • Aratsu, K., Takeya, R., Pauw, B. R., Hollamby, M. J., Kitamoto, Y., Shimizu, N., Takagi, H., Haruki, R., Adachi, S., Yagai, S.

    Supramolecular copolymerization driven by integrative self-sorting of hydrogen-bonded rosettes.
    Nat. Commun. 11, 1623 (2020). doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-15422-6

  • Ite, K., Yonezawa, K., Kitanishi, K., Shimizu, N., and Unno, M.

    Optimal Mutant Model of Human S100A3 Protein Citrullinated at Arg51 by Peptidylarginine Deiminase Type III and Its Solution Structural Properties.
    ACS Omega 5, 4032-4042 (2020). doi: 10.1021/acsomega.9b03618


  • Pham, T. N. D., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N., Sasaki, S. and Sakurai, S.

    Effects of Loading Amount of Plasticizers on Improved Crystallization of Poly (L-lactic acid).
    Journal of Fiber Science and Technology 75,99-111 (2019). doi: 10.2115/fiberst.2019-0013

  • Hirata, A., Okada, K., Yoshii, K., Shiraishi, H., Saijo, S., Yonezawa, K., Shimizu, N. and Hori, H.

    Structure of tRNA methyltransferase complex of Trm7 and Trm734 reveals a novel binding interface for tRNA recognition.
    Nucleic Acids Res. 47, 10942-10955 (2019). doi: 10.1093/nar/gkz856


  • Kitamoto, Y., Pan, Z., Prabhu, D. D., Isobe, A., Ohba, T., Shimizu, N., Takagi, H., Haruki, R., Adachi, S. and Yagai, S.

    One-shot preparation of topologically chimeric nanofibers via a gradient supramolecular copolymerization.
    Nat. Commun. 10, 4578 (2019). doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-12654-z


  • Suzuki, A., Aratsu, K., Datta, S., Shimizu, N., Takagi, H., Haruki, R., Adachi, S., Hollamby, M., Silly, F. and Yagai, S.

    Topological Impact on the Kinetic Stability of Supramolecular Polymersc nanofibers via a gradient supramolecular copolymerization.
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 141, 13196-13202 (2019). doi: 10.1021/jacs.9b06029

  • Pandey, A. K., Katiyar, V., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N., Sasaki, S. and Sakurai, S.

    Structural Evolution in Isothermal Crystallization Process of Poly(L-lactic acid) Enhanced by Silk Fibroin Nano-Disc.
    Materials 12, 1872 (2019). doi: 10.3390/ma12111872

  • Doi, T,. Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N. and Sakurai, S.

    Effects of drying temperature in solution coating process on microphase-separated structures in coated layers of pressure-sensitive adhesive composed of di- and triblock copolymer blends as revealed by small-angle X-ray scattering.
    Polymer 170, 211-221 (2019). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2019.02.052

  • Miyamoto, T., Hayashi, Y., Yoshida, K., Watanabe, H., Uchihashi, T., Yonezawa, K., Shimizu, N., Kamikubo, H. and Hirota, S.

    Construction of a Quadrangular Tetramer and a Cage-Like Hexamer from Three-Helix Bundle-Linked Fusion Proteins.
    ACS Synth. Biol. 8, 1112-1120 (2019). doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.9b00019

  • Hirai, M., Ajito, S., Takahashi, K., Iwasa, T., Li, X., Wen, D., Kawai-Hirai, R., Ohta, N., Igarashi, N. and Shimizu, N.

    Structure of Ultrafine Bubbles and Their Effects on Protein and Lipid Membrane Structures Studied by Small- and Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering.
    J. Phys. Chem. B 123, 3421-3429 (2019). doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.9b00837

  • Takagi, H., Hashimoto, R., Igarashi, N., Yamamoto, K., Kishimoto, S.

    High spatial resolution small angle X-ray scattering experiments using SOPHIAS detector.
    Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A 924, 417-421 (2019). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2018.09.073

  • 高木秀彰, 山本勝宏

    高分子論文集 76, 157-162 (2019). doi: https://doi.org/10.1295/koron.2018-0048

  • Takagi, H. and Yamamoto, Y.

    Phase Boundary of Frank-Kasper σ Phase in Phase Diagrams of Binary Mixtures of Block Copolymers and Homopolymers.
    Macromolecules 52, 2007-2014 (2019). doi: 10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02356

  • Pham, T. N. D., Mochizuki, M., Doi, M., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N., Sasaki, S. and Sakurai, S.

    Effects of a special diluent as an agent of improving the crystallizability of poly(L-lactic acid).
    Polym. J. 51, 283-294 (2019). doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41428-018-0152-5

  • Yonezawa, K., Takahashi, M., Yatabe, K., Nagatani, Y. and Shimizu, N.

    Software for serial data analysis measured by SEC-SAXS/UV-Vis spectroscopy.
    AIP Conf. Proc. 2054, 060082 (2019). doi: 10.1063/1.5084713

  • Takagi, H., Igarashi, N., Nagatani, Y., Ohta, H., Mori, T., Kosuge, T. and Shimizu, N.

    New high-brilliance small angle x-ray scattering beamline, BL-15A2 at the photon factory.
    AIP Conf. Proc. 2054, 060038 (2019). doi: 10.1063/1.5084669

  • Igarashi, N., Takagi, H., Ohta, H., Mori, T., Tomita, S., Nagatani, Y., Kosuge, T., Okuda, H. and Shimizu, N.

    Further developments of the tender x-ray diffractometer at BL-15A2 of the photon factory.
    AIP Conf. Proc. 2054, 060043 (2019). doi: 10.1063/1.5084674

  • Shimizu, N., Mori, T., Nagatani, Y., Ohta, H., Saijo, S., Takagi, H., Takahashi, M., Yatabe, K., Kosuge, T. and Igarashi, N.

    BL-10C, the small-angle x-ray scattering beamline at the photon factory.
    AIP Conf. Proc. 2054, 060041 (2019). doi: 10.1063/1.5084672

  • Honda, S., Oka, M., Takagi, H. and Toyota, T.

    Topology‐Reset Execution: Repeatable Postcyclization Recyclization of Cyclic Polymers.
    Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 58, 144 - 148 (2019). doi: 10.1002/anie.201809621


  • Kobayashi, C., Kato, M., Nagaya, H., Shimizu, N., Ishibashi, K., Ishikawa, M. and Katoh, E.

    Purification and functional characterization of tomato mosaic virus130K protein expressed in silkworm pupae using a baculovirus vector.
    Protein Expr. Purif. 154, 85-90 (2019). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pep.2018.10.001


  • Bayomi, R. A. H., Honda, K., Wataoka, I., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N., Sasaki, S. and Sakurai, S.

    Grain coarsening on the free surface and in the thickness direction of a sphere-forming triblock copolymer film.
    Polym. J. 50, 1029-1042 (2018). doi: 10.1038/s41428-018-0094-y

  • Hirai, M., Ajito, S., Iwase, H., Takata, SI., Ohta, N., Igarashi, N. and Shimizu, N.

    Restoration of Myoglobin Native Fold from Its Initial State of Amyloid Formation by Trehalose.
    J. Phys. Chem. B 122, 11962-11968 (2018). doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b09379

  • Hashimoto, R., Igarashi, N., Kumai, R., Takagi, H., Kishimoto, S., Kudo, T. and Hatsui, T.

    Application of the SOPHIAS Detector to Synchrotron Radiation X-Ray Experiments.
    Springer Proc. in Phys. 213, 263-266 (2018). doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-1316-5_49

  • Kajikawa, M., Ose, T., Fukunaga, Y., Okabe, Y., Matsumoto, N., Yonezawa, K., Shimizu, N., Kollnberger, S., Kasahara, M. and Maenaka, K.

    Structure of MHC class I-like MILL2 reveals heparan-sulfate binding and interdomain flexibility.
    Nat. commun. 9, 4330 (2018). doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06797-8

  • Hirai, M., Ajito, S., Sato, S., Ohta, N., Igarashi, N. and Shimizu, N.

    Preferential Intercalation of Human Amyloid-β Peptide into Interbilayer Region of Lipid-Raft Membrane in Macromolecular Crowding Environment.
    J. Phys. Chem. B 122, 9482-9489 (2018). doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.8b08006

  • Konno, S., Banno, T., Takagi, H., Honda, S. and Toyota, T.

    Irreversible aggregation of alternating tetra-block-like amphiphile in water.
    PLoS One 13, e0205140. (2018). doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0202816

  • Prabhu, D. D., Aratsu, K., Kitamoto, Y., Ouchi, H., Ohba, T., Hollamby, M. J., Shimizu, N., Takagi, H., Haruki, R., Adachi, S. and Yagai, S.

    Self-folding of supramolecular polymers into bioinspired topology.
    Sci. Adv. 4, eaat8466 (2018). doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aat8466

  • Hirai, M., Ajito, S., Sugiyama, M., Iwase, H., Takata, S., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N., Martel, A. and Porcar, L.

    Direct Evidence for the Effect of Glycerol on Protein Hydration and Thermal Structural Transition.
    Biophys. J. 115, 313-327 (2018). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bpj.2018.06.005

  • Fujii, H., Tanaka, Y., Nakazawa, H., Sugiyama, A., Manabe, N., Shinoda, A., Shimizu, N., Hattori, T., Hosokawa, K., Sujino, T., Ito, T., Niide, T., Asano, R., Kumagai, I. and Umetsu, M.

    Compact Seahorse-Shaped T Cell-Activating Antibody for Cancer Therapy.
    Adv. Therap. 1700031 (2018). doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/adtp.201700031

  • Bayomi, R. A. H., Aoki, T., Shimojima, T., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N., Sasaki, S. and Sakurai, S.

    Structural analyses of sphere- and cylinder-forming triblock copolymer thin films near the free surface by atomic force microscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and grazing-incidence small-angle X-ray scattering.
    Polymer 147, 202-212 (2018). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2018.05.074

  • Takagi, H. and Yamamoto, K.

    Close-packed structures of the spherical microdomains in block copolymer-homopolymer binary mixture.
    Trans. Mat. Res. Soc. Japan 43, 161-165 (2018). doi: https://doi.org/10.14723/tmrsj.43.161

  • Takagi, H., Hashimoto, R., Igarashi, N., Kishimoto, S. and Yamamoto, K.

    Synchrotron SAXS Studies on Lattice Structure of Spherical Micelles in Binary Mixtures of Block Copolymers and Homopolymers.
    Journal of Fiber Science and Technology 74, 10-16 (2018). doi: https://doi.org/10.2115/fiberst.2018-0002

  • Ajito, S., Hirai, M., Iwase, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N. and Ohta, N.

    Protective action of trehalose and glucose on protein hydration shell clarified by using X-ray and neutron scattering.
    Phys. B Condens. Matter. 551, 249-255 (2018). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2018.03.040

  • Hirai, M., Ajito, S., Sugiyama, M., Iwase, H., Takata, S., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N., Martel, A. and Porcar, L.

    Macromolecular crowding effect on protein structure and hydration clarified by using X-ray and neutron scattering.
    Phys. B Condens. Matter. 551, 212-217 (2018). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2018.02.020

  • Bernadó, P., Shimizu, N., Zaccai, G., Kamikubo, H. and Sugiyama, M.

    Solution scattering approaches to dynamical ordering in biomolecular systems.
    BBA - General Subjects 1862, 253-274 (2018). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbagen.2017.10.015



  • 清水伸隆, 浴本 亨, 穴見康昭, 伊藤俊将, 池口満徳, 山本恵子

    放射光 30, 264-276 (2017).

  • Yamanaka, R., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N., Takagi, H. and Sakurai, S.

    Orienting cylindrical microdomains in polystyrene-b-poly(ethylene-co-butylene)-b-polystyrene triblock copolymer/diluent sheet by application of temperature gradient
    Polimery 62, 812-820 (2017). doi: 10.14314/polimery.2017.812

  • Chen, M., Kato, K., Kubo, Y., Tanaka, Y., Liu, Y., Long, F., Whitman, W. B., Lill, P., Gatsogiannis, C., Raunser, S., Shimizu, N., Shinoda, A., Nakamura, A., Tanaka, I. and Yao, M.

    Structural basis for tRNA-dependent cysteine biosynthesis.
    Nat commun. 8, 1521 (2017). doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-01543-y

  • Nojima, S., Fujishima, A., Kato, K., Ohuchi, K., Shimizu, N., Yonezawa, K., Tajima, K. and Yao, M.

    Crystal structure of the flexible tandem repeat domain of bacterial cellulose synthesis subunit C.
    Sci. Rep. 7, 13018 (2017). doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-12530-0.

  • Ogawa, T., Saijo, S., Shimizu, N., Jiang, X. and Hirokawa, N.

    Mechanism of Catalytic Microtubule Depolymerization via KIF2-Tubulin Transitional Conformation.
    Cell Reports 20, 2626-2638 (2017). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2017.08.067.


  • Yonezawa, K., Shimizu, N., Kurihara, K., Yamazaki, Y., Kamikubo, H. and Kataoka, M.

    Neutron crystallography of photoactive yellow protein reveals unusual protonation state of Arg52 in the crystal.
    Sci. Rep. 7, 9361 (2017). doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09718-9.

  • Shimizu, H., Toma-Fukai, S., Saijo, S., Shimizu, N., Kontani, K., Katada, T. and Shimizu, T.

    Structure-based analysis of the guanine nucleotide exchange factor SmgGDS reveals armadillo-repeat motifs and key regions for activity and GTPase binding.
    J. Biol. Chem. 292, 13441-13448 (2017). doi: 10.1074/jbc.M117.792556.

  • Tomita, S., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N., Takagi, H., Sasaki, S. and Sakurai, S.

    Time-resolved 2d-SAXS measurements to reveal mechanism of cylinder orientation upon sphere-to-cylinder transition under a planar flow in an SEBS triblock copolymer sheet.
    Eur. Polym. J. 93, 382-389 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2017.05.033

  • Tomita, S., Wataoka, I., Igarashi, N., Shimizu, N., Takagi, H., Sasaki, S. and Sakurai, S.

    Strain-Induced Deformation of Glassy Spherical Microdomains in Elastomeric Triblock Copolymer Films: Time-Resolved 2d-SAXS Measurements under Stretched State.
    Macromolecules 50, 3404-3410 (2017).

  • Adhikari, B., Yamada, Y., Yamauchi, M., Wakita, K., Lin, X., Aratsu, K., Ohba, T., Karatsu, T., Hollamby, M., Shimizu, N., Takagi, H., Haruki, R., Adachi, S. and Yagai, S.

    Light-induced unfolding and refolding of supramolecular polymer nanofibres.
    Nat. Commun. 8, 15254 (2017). doi: 10.1038/ncomms15254


  • Tomita, S., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N., Takagi, H., Sasaki, S. and Shinichi Sakurai, S.

    Coalescence of non-equilibrium spheres through thermal annealing in a polystyrene-block-poly(ethylene-co-butylene)-block-polystyrene triblock copolymer film under a uniaxially stretched state.
    Polymer Journal 49, 519-526 (2017). doi: 10.1038/pj.2017.9

  • Yamauchi, M., Adhikari, B., Prabhu, D. D., Lin, X., Karatsu, T., Ohba, T., Shimizu, N., Takagi, H., Haruki, R., Adachi, S., Kajitani, T., Fukushima, T. and Yagai, S.

    Supramolecular Polymerization of Supermacrocycles: Effect of Molecular Conformations on Kinetics and Morphology.
    Chem. Eur. J. 23, 5270-5280 (2017). doi: 10.1002/chem.201605873

  • Adachi, N., Aizawa, K., Kratzer, Y., Saijo, S., Shimizu, N. and Senda, T.

    Improved method for soluble expression and rapid purification of yeast TFIIA.
    Protein Expr. Purif. 133, 50-56 (2017). doi: 10.1016/j.pep.2017.02.013

  • Takagi, H., Hashimoto, R., Igarashi, N., Kishimoto, S. and Yamamoto, K.

    Frank-Kasper sigma phase in polybutadiene-poly(epsilon-caprolactone) diblock copolymer / polybutadiene blends.
    J. Phys. : Condens. Matter 29, 204002 (2017).

  • Abe, R., Nagoshi, K., Arai, T., Watanabe, S., Sano, Y., Matsuura, H., Takagi, H., Shimizu, N., Koka, M. and Sato, T.       

    Microscopic analyses of complexes formed in adsorbent for Mo and Zr separation chromatography. Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. B 404, 173-178 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2017.02.082

  • Takagi, H., Takasaki, T. and Yamamoto, K.

    Phase Diagram for Block Copolymer and Homopolymer Blends: The Phase Boundary of the OBDD Network Structure.
    J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 17, 9009-9014 (2017).


  • Takagi, H., Igarashi, N., Mori, T., Saijo, S., Nagatani, Y., Ohta, H., Yamamoto, K. and Shimizu, N.

    Structural analysis of polymer thin films using GISAXS in the tender X- ray region: Concept and design of GISAXS experiments using the tender X- ray energy at BL-15A2 at the Photon Factory.
    J. Appl. Phys. 120, 142119 (2016).

  • 高木秀彰

    繊維学会誌 72, 431-435 (2016).

  • Kubota, M., Takeuchi, K., Watanabe, S., Ohno, S., Matsuoka, R., Kohda, D., Nakakita, S., Hiramatsu, H., Suzuki, Y., Nakayama, T., Terada, T., Shimizu, K., Shimizu, N., Shiroishi, M., Yanagi, Y. and Hashiguchi, T.

    Trisaccharide containing α2,3-linked sialic acid acid is a receptor for mumps virus.
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113, 11579-11584 (2016).


  • Anami, Y., Shimizu, N., Ekimoto, T., Egawa, D., Itoh, T., Ikeguchi, M. and Yamamoto, K.

    Apo- and antagonist-binding structures of vitamin D receptor ligand-binding domain revealed by hybrid approach combining small-angle X-ray scattering and molecular dynamics.
    J. Med. Chem. 59, 7888-7900 (2016).


  • Yamada, A., Shimizu, N., Hikima, T., Takata, M., Kobayashi, T. and Takahashi, H.

    Effect of Cholesterol on the Interaction of Cytochrome P450 Substrate Drug Chlozoxazone with the Phosphatidylcholine Bilayer.
    Biochemistry 55, 3888-3898 (2016).

  • Hashimoto, R., Arai, Y., Igarashi, N., Kumai, R., Miyoshi, T. and Kishimoto, S.

    Test results of a counting type SOI device for a new x-ray area detector.
    AIP Conf. Proc. 1741, 040031 (2016).

  • Igarashi, N., Nitani, H., Takeichi, Y., Niwa, Y., Abe, H., Kimura, M., Mori, T., Nagatani, Y., Kosuge, T., Kamijo, A., Koyama, A., Ohta, H. and Shimizu, N.

    Newly designed double surface bimorph mirror for BL-15A of the Photon Factory.
    AIP Conf. Proc. 1741, 040021 (2016).

  • Shimizu, N., Yatabe, K., Nagatani, Y., Saijyo, S., Kosuge, T. and Igarashi, N.

    Software Development for Analysis of Small-angle X-ray Scattering Data.
    AIP Conf. Proc. 1741, 050017 (2016).

  • Takagi, H., Igarashi, N., Mori, T., Saijyo, S., Ohta, H., Nagatani, Y., Kosuge, T. and Shimizu, N.

    Upgrade of Small Angle X-ray Scattering Beamline, BL-6A at the Photon Factory.
    AIP Conf. Proc. 1741, 030018 (2016).

  • Saijyo, S., Nagai, A., Kinjo, S., Mashimo, R., Akimoto, M., Kizawa, K., Yabe-Wada, T., Shimizu, N., Takahara, H. and Unno, M.

    Monomeric Form of Peptidylarginine Deiminase Type I Revealed by X-ray Crystallography and Small-Angle X-ray Scattering.
    J. Mol. Biol. 428, 3058-3073 (2016).

  • Takagi, H., Sugino, Y., Hara, S. Yamamoto, K. and Shimada, S.

    Non-equilibrium disordered micelles observed after melting of crystalline-amorphous alternating lamellar structure in crystalline-amorphous block copolymers forming spherical morphology.
    Colloid Polym Sci 294, 993-999 (2016).

  • Saito, I., Shimada, D., Aikawa, M., Miyazaki, T., Shimokita, K., Takagi H. and Yamamoto, K.

    Orientation and relaxation behaviors of lamellar micro-domains of poly(methyl methacrylate)-b-poly(n-butyl acrylate) thin film as revealed by grazing-incidence small angle X-ray scattering.
    Polymer Journal 48, 399-406 (2016).

  • Toma-Fukai, S., Kim, J. D., Park, K. E., Kuwabara, N., Shimizu, N., Krayukhina, E., Uchiyama, S., Fukamizu, A. and Shimizu, T.

    Novel helical assembly in arginine methyltransferase 8.
    J. Mol. Biol. 428, 1197-1208 (2016).

  • Rahman, S., Yamato, I., Saijo, S., Mizutani, K., Takamuku, Y., Ishizuka-Katsura, Y., Ohsawa, N., Terada, T., Shirouzu, M., Yokoyama, S. and Murata, T.

    Binding interactions of the peripheral stalk subunit isoforms from human V-ATPase.
    Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 80, 878-890 (2016).


  • The, A. H., Makino, M., Hoshino, T., Baba, S., Shimizu, N., Yamamoto, M. and Kumasaka, T.

    Structure of the RsbX phosphatase involved in the general stress response of Bacillus subtilis.
    Acta Cryst. D71, 1392-1399 (2015).

  • Hirai, M., Sato, S., Kimura, R., Hagiwara, Y., Kawai-Hirai, R., Ohta, N., Igarashi, N. and Shimizu, N.

    Effect of encapsulation of proteins on thermal stability of lipid liposome composed of glycosphingolipd, cholesterol, and phospholipid.
    J. Phys. Chem. B 119, 3398-3406 (2015).

  • Takagi, H., Yamamoto, K. and Okamoto, S.

    Ordered-bicontinuous-double-diamond structure in block copolymer / homopolymer blends.
    EPL (Europhysics Letters) 110, 48003 (2015).

  • Takagi, H., Yamamoto, K., Okamoto, S. and Sakurai, S.

    A study on the phase behavior of poly(e-caprolactone)-poly(butadiene) diblock copolymers: The influence of relatively low-molecular-weight block copolymers on the order-disorder transition behavior.
    Polymer 67, 20-27 (2015).

  • Oberta, P., Kittler, M., A?, V., Hrdy, J., Iragashi, N., Scheinost, A. C. and Uchida, Y.

    The influence of metallic brazing materials on the strain formation of internally water-cooled X-ray optics.
    J. Synchrotron Rad. 22, 342-347 (2015).


  • Tiena, N. D., Sasaki, S., Masunaga, H., Shimizu, N., Igarashi, N. and Sakurai, S.

    Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Studies on Melting and Recrystallization Behaviors of Poly(oxyethylene) Crystallites in Poly(d,l-lactide) / Poly(oxyethylene) Blends.
    Polymer 55, 2562-2569 (2014).


  • Alam, M. J., Yamato, I., Arai, S., Saijo, S., Mizutani, K., Ishizuka-Katsura, Y., Ohsawa, N., Terada, T., Shirouzu, M., Yokoyama, S., Iwata, S., Kakinuma, Y. and Murata, T.

    Mutant LV(476-7)AA of A-subunit of Enterococcus hirae V1-ATPase: High affinity of A3B3 complex to DF axis and low ATPase activity.
    Springerplus 2, 689 (2013).

  • Alam, M. J., Arai, S., Saijo, S., Suzuki, K., Mizutani, K., Ishizuka-Katsura, Y., Ohsawa, N., Terada, T., Shirouzu, M., Yokoyama, S., Iwata, S., Kakinuma, Y., Yamato, I. and Murata, T.

    Loose binding of the DF axis with the A3B3 complex stimulates the initial activity of Enterococcus hirae V1-ATPase.
    PLoS One 8, e74291 (2013).

  • Shimizu, N., Shimizu, T., Baba, S., Hasegawa, K., Yamamoto, M. and Kumasaka, T.

    Development of an online UV-visible microspectrophotometer for the macromolecular crystallography beamline.
    J. Synchrotron Rad. 20, 948-952 (2013).

  • Hasegawa, K., Shimizu, N., Okumura, H., Mizuno, N., Baba, S., Hirata, K., Takeuchi, T., Yamazaki, H., Senba, Y., Ohashi, H., Yamamoto, M. and Kumasaka, T.

    SPring-8 BL41XU, a high flux macromolecular crystallography beamline.
    J. Synchrotron Rad. 20, 910-913 (2013).

  • Hirai, M., Kimura, R., Takeuchi, K., Hagiwara, Y., Kawai-Hirai, R., Ohta, N., Igarashi, N. and Shimizu, N.

    Structure of liposome encapsulating proteins characterized by X-ray scattering and shell-modeling.
    J. Synchrotron Rad. 20, 869-874 (2013).

  • Igarashi, N., Shimizu, N., Koyama, A., Mori, T., Ohta, H., Niwa, Y., Nitani, H., Abe, H., Nomura, M., Shioya, T., Tsuchiya, K. and Ito, K.

    New high-brilliance beamline BL-15A of the Photon Factory.
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 425,072016 (2013).

  • Shimizu, N., Mori, T., Igarashi, N., Ohta, H., Nagatani, Y., Kosuge, T. and Ito, K.

    Refurbishing of Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Beamline, BL-6A at the Photon Factory.
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 425, 202008 (2013).



  • Makino, M., Wada, I., Mizuno, N., Hirata, K., Shimizu, N., Hikima, T., Yamamoto, M. and Kumasaka, T.

    Fine-needle capillary mounting for protein microcrystals.
    J. Appl. Cryst. 45, 785-788 (2012).

  • Gai, Z., Kitagawa, Y., Tanaka, Y., Shimizu, N., Komoda, K., Tanaka, I. and Yao, M.

    The binding mechanism of eIF2β with its partner proteins, eIF5 and eIF2βε.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 423, 515-519 (2012).

  • Murakami, H., Ueno, G., Shimizu, N., Kumasaka, T. and Yamamoto, M.

    Upgrade of automated sample exchanger SPACE.
    J. Appl. Cryst. 45, 239-244 (2012).


  • Iino, H., Shimizu, N., Goto, M., Ebihara, A., Fukui, K., Hirotsu, K. and Kuramitsu, S.

    Crystal Structure of the Tandem-type Universal Stress Protein TTHA0350 from Thermus thermophilus HB8.
    J. Biochem. 150, 295-302 (2011).

  • Iwasaki, T., Kappl, R., Bracic, G., Shimizu, N., Ohmori, D. and Kumasaka, T.

    ISC-like [2Fe-2S] ferredoxin (FdxB) dimer from Pseudomonas putida JCM 20004: structural and electron-nuclear double resonance characterization.
    J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 16, 923-935 (2011).

  • Igarashi, N., Watanabe, Y., Shinohara, Y., Inoko, Y., Matsuba, G., Okuda, H., Mori, T. and Ito, K.

    Upgrade of the small angle X-ray scattering beamlines at the Photon Factory
    J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 272, 012026 (2011).