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Assistant Professor


TEL: 0564-55-7366
Mail: amukai_at_ims.ac.jp (Please replace the "_at_" with @ )
Affiliation laboratory:
Location: Myoudaiji, South Laboratory Bldg. Room318


Research Center of Integrative Molecular Systems, Division of Trans-Hierarchical Molecular Systems


2002.3 B.Sc. Engineering, Osaka University
2004.3 M.Sc. Engineering, Osaka University
2007.3 Ph.D Engineering, Osaka University
2007.4-2009.12 IMS Postdoctoral Fellow at Institute for Molecular Science
2010.1-2012.8 CREST Postdoctoral Fellow, Nagoya university
2012. 9- Assistant professor at Institute for Molecular Science
2012.11- Assistant professor at School of Physical Sciences,
The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (adjunct)

Main research themes

(1)Structure-function relationship of proteins
(2)Molecular mechanism of biological rhythm by protein clock

kewords Biological clocks, Biophysics, Relationship between structure and function of proteins

Selected Publications

  1. J. Abe, T.B. Hiyama, A. Mukaiyama, S. Son, T. Mori, S. Saito, M. Osako, J. Wolanin, E. Yamashita, T. Kondo, S. Akiyama, "Atomic scale origins of slowness in the cyanobacterial circadian clock", Science, 349, 312-316 (2015).
  2. A. Mukaiyama, M. Osako, T. Hikima, T. Kondo, S. Akiyama, "A protocol for preparing nucleotide-free KaiC monomer", BIOPHYSICS, 11, 79-84 (2015).
  3. Y. Murayama, A. Mukaiyama, K. Imai, Y. Onoue, A. Tsunoda, A. Nohara, T. Ishida, Y. Maéda, K. Terauchi, T. Kondo, S. Akiyama, "Tracking and visualizing the circadian ticking of the cyanobacterial clock protein KaiC in solution", EMBO J., 30, 68-78 (2011).
  4. A. Mukaiyama, T. Nakamura, K. Makabe, K. Maki, Y. Goto, K. Kuwajima, "Native-state heterogeneity of β2-micloglobulin as revealed by kinetic folding and real-time NMR experiments" , J. Mol. Biol., 425, 255-272 (2013).