Publication (†Corresponding author)

1."A programmable DNA origami nanospring that reveals force-induced adjacent binding of myosin
   VI heads"
M. Iwaki
, S.F. Wickham, K. Ikezaki, T. Yanagida, W.M. Shih
Nature Communications, 7, 13715 (2016)

2. "Transcriptional bursting is intrisically caused by interplay between RNA polymerases on DNA"
K. Fujita, M. Iwaki, T. Yanagida
Nature Communications, 7, 13788 (2016)

3. "Number density distribution of small particles around a large particles: Structural analysis of a  
    colloidal suspension"
K. Amano, M. Iwaki, K. Hashimoto, K. Fukami, N. Nishi, O. Takahashi, T. Sakka
Langmuir, 32, 11063-11070 (2016)

4. "Local heat activation of single myosins based on optical trapping of gold nanoparticles."
M. Iwaki
, A. Iwane, K. Ikezaki, T. Yanagida
Nano Letters, 15, 2456-2461 (2015) [journal link]

5. "Myosin V is a biological Brownian machine."
K. Fujita, M. Iwaki

Biophysics and Physicobiology, vol. 10, 69-75 (2014) [journal link]

 “Switching of myosin-V motion between the lever-arm swing and Brownian search-and-catch.”
K. Fujita*, M. Iwaki*
, A. Iwane, L. Marcucci, T. Yanagida†
Nature Communications, 3, 956 (2012)   (*equally contribution) [journal link]
see also 注目の論文, RIKEN Research Highlights

7.   "Entropic potential field formed for a linear-motor protein near a filament: Stastical-mechanical analyses using simple models."
K. Amano, T. Yoshidome, M. Iwaki, M. Suzuki, M. Kinoshita
Journal of Chemical Physics, 133: 045103 (2010)

8. “Brownian search-and-catch mechanism for myosin-VI steps.”
M. Iwaki, A. H. Iwane, T. Shimokawa, R. Cookes and T. Yanagida

Nature Chemical Biology 5:403-405 (2009) [journal link]
see also News and views[pdf]
*日本経済新聞、Annual Report of Osaka University, Academic Achievement 2009-2010にて紹介されました

9. “Biased Brownian motion mechanism for processivity and directionality of single headed myosin VI.”
M. Iwaki, A. H. Iwane, T. Yanagida.
Biosystems, 93:39-47. (2008)

10. “Thermal fluctuations biased for directional motion in molecular motors.”
Y. Ishii, Y. Taniguchi, M. Iwaki, T. Yanagida.

Biosystems, 93:34-38. (2008)

11. “Single molecule measurements and molecular motors.”
T. Yanagida, M. Iwaki, Y. Ishii.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 363:2123-2134. (2008)
12. “Single molecule nano-biosciences: Fluctuation and adaptive biological molecular machines.”
T. Yanagida, J. Kozuka, T. Okada, Y. Taniguchi, M. Iwaki, Y. Ishii
Nanobiophotonics. 3-21, (2007)
13. “Cargo binding makes a wild-type single-headed myosin-VI move processively”
M. Iwaki, H. Tanaka, A. H. Iwane, E. Katayama, M. Ikebe, T. Yanagida.
Biophysical Journal, 90:3643-3652. (2006)
* FACULTY of 1000 BIOLOGY にて紹介されました
14. “Approach to engineering principle of adaptive biological systems by uncovering unique operation of bio-molecular machines”
 A. Iwane, Y. Komori, M. Iwaki, T. Yanagida.
 Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso, 47:1157-1164. (2002)
15.  “Class VI myosin moves processively along actin filaments backward with large steps”
  S. Nishikawa, K. Homma, Y. Komori, M. Iwaki, T. Wazawa, AH. Iwane, J. Saito, R. Ikebe, E. Katayama, T. Yanagida, M. Ikebe.  
Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 11:311-317. (2002)


1. "Chemically Driven Biological Brownian Machine",
M. Iwaki. Engineering of chemical complexity II, World Scientific Lecture notes in Complex systems. 57-72 (2014)

2. “筋収縮のメカニズム
岩城光宏  「筋機能改善の理学療法とそのメカニズム 第3版」247-264 (2014)

  「生物物理」Vol. 53 (2013)[pdf] (Japanese)

4. "Single molecule and collective dynamics of motor proteins coupled with mechano-sensitive chemical reaction",
M. Iwaki, L. Marcucci, Y. Togashi, T. Yanagida. Engineering of chemical complexity, (2012)

5. “ストレインセンサーが制御するミオシンVIのブラウン運動整流機構
岩城光宏  「生物物理」: Vol. 50 (2010)[pdf] (Japanese)
柳田敏雄・石井由晴・岩城光宏・西川正俊 非侵襲・可視 化技術ハンドブックナノ・バイオ・医療から情報システムまでNTS 第7章 (2007)  (Japanese)
7 “Single molecule nano-bioscience: Fluctuation and adaptive biological molecule machines”
T. Yanagida, J. Kozuka, Okada, T., Taniguchi, Y., Iwaki, M., Ishii, Y., ELSEVIER (2007)
8 「分子機械の作動原理――あいまいさと生体機能」
岩根敦子・小森靖則・岩城光宏・柳田敏雄 蛋白質・核 酸・酵素7月号2002年 特集 エネルギー変換装置ATPaseの作動原理 (2002) (Japanese)


ポリヌクレオチドを用いたコイル及びその製造方法 (特願2013-042322号)



RIKEN RESEARCH December 2012 Volume 7 Number 12

海外だより「生物物理」:Vol. 52 (2012) [pdf]

大阪大学出版会Annual Report of Osaka University, Academic Achievement 2009-2010 (2010)

日本経済新聞「筋肉を収縮させる力 分子センサーが制御」20095

FACULTY of 1000 BIOLOGY (2006)

Invited Talks

応用物理学会・量子エレクトロニクス研究会 -バイオメディカルフォトニクスII-, (2014) 軽井沢

"Anchoring mechanism of Myosin-VI revealed with a Programmed DNA origami Spring" Gordon Research Conferences, Mucsle & Molecular Motors (2014), Mount Snow Resort, U.S.

“Dynamics and energetics of single actomyosin motor”
7th international conference on Engineering of chemical complexity (2013) Berlin Center for Studies of Complex Chemical Systems, Germany

“Brownian search-and-catch mechanism in motor protein and the quantification for the energy conversion”
Workshop: Active Dynamics on Microscales, (2012) Lorentz Center, Netherland

「Discovery of Strain-sensor mechanism in motor protein and the quantification for the energy conversion」
第50回日本生物物理学会若手招待講演, (2012) 名古屋

日本植物学会第76回大会, (2012) 兵庫

日本物理学会第65回年次大会, (2010) 岡山

「ナノ粒子を利用したモーター 蛋白質の高速1分子ナノイメージングと操作」
82回日本生化学会大会, (2009) 神 戸

“Strain-dependent search and capture mechanism for directional motion of myosin-VI”
BIOCOMP 2007 (2007) Italy

“Single molecule nano measurement of actomyosin motor”
5th World Congress of Biomechanics (2006) Munich