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MURAKI, Norifumi

Assistant Professor

TEL: 0564-59-5576
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Location: Yamate, No.2 Bldg.3F east Room1

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Exploratory Research Center on Life and Living Systems, Department of Creative Research, Metallobiology Group
Life and Coordination-Complex Molecular Science, Biomolecular Functions (Concurrent Position)


2005 B.S. Mie University
2010 Ph.D. University of Tokyo
2009 JSPS Research Fellowship (DC2)    
2011 JSPS Research Fellowship (SPD)    
2013 Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Molecular Science   
2016 Assistant Professor, Institute for Molecular Science (-2018.3)
2018 Assistant professor, Exploratory Research Center on Life and Living Systems


2008 CrSJ poster prize, International Union of Crystallography       
2010 The Japanese Society of Plant Physiologists' Young Overseas Joint Research Fellowship, Japanese Society of Plant Physiology

Main research themes

(1)Analysis of structure-function relationship of novel sensor proteins
(2)Structural studies of proteins related to transport or metabolism of heme

Selected Publications

  1. Muraki N, Seo D, Shiba T, Sakurai T, Kurisu G.
    Asymmetric dimeric structure of ferredoxin-NAD(P)+ oxidoreductase from the green sulfur bacterium Chlorobaculum tepidum: implications for binding ferredoxin and NADP+. J Mol Biol., 401(3), pp403-14, 2010
  2. Muraki N, Nomata J, Ebata K, Mizoguchi T, Shiba T, Tamiaki H, Kurisu G and Fujita Y X-ray crystal structure of the light-independent protochlorophyllide reductase. Nature, 465(7294), pp110-114, 2010