Endocrinology

Staff

Prof. NAKAMURA
Prof. NAKAMURA

Current Research Projects

  • Crystal structure analysis and the functional conversion of a family of animal lectin, galectin.
  • Study on the association of galectin family and colon cancer.
  • Development of the serum-free medium.

Recent Publications

  • Crystal structure of a Xenopus laevis skin proto-type galectin, close to but distinct from galectin-1.
    Nonaka Y, et al. Glycobiology 153, 463-471 (2015).
  • Significance of sugar chain recognition by galectins and its involvement in disease-associated glycosylation.
    Arikawa T, et al. Congenit. Anom. 54, 77-81 (2014).
  • Self-association of the galectin-9 C-terminal domain via the opposite surface of the sugar-binding site.
    Nonaka Y, et al. J. Biochem. 153, 463-471 (2013).

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