Functional Glycomics


Assoc.Prof. Nakakita

Current Research Projects

  • Chemical structure analysis of glycans.
  • Glycan microarray analysis of viruses receptor specificities.

Recent Publications

  • Bienes KM, Tautau FAP, Mitani A, Kinoshita T, Nakakita SI, Higuchi Y, Takegawa K. Characterization of novel endo-β-N-acetylglucosaminidase from Bacteroides nordii that hydrolyzes multi-branched complex type N-glycans. J Biosci Bioeng. 2022 :S1389-1723(22)00089-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiosc.2022.03.011.
  • Kubota M, Okabe I, Nakakita SI, Ueo A, Shirogane Y, Yanagi Y, Hashiguchi T. Disruption of the Dimer-Dimer Interaction of the Mumps Virus Attachment Protein Head Domain, Aided by an Anion Located at the Interface, Compromises Membrane Fusion Triggering. J Virol. 2020 94(2):e01732-19. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01732-19.
  • Nakakita S, Sriwilaijaroen N, Suzuki Y, Hirabayashi J. Preparation and Detection of Glycan-Binding Activity of Influenza Virus. Methods Mol Biol. 2020;2132:567-583. doi: 10.1007/978-1-0716-0430-4_49.

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