MIYATA Makoto

Last Updated:2017/05/22

Profile

Main Academic Degree

  • Doctor of Science

Main Specialized Research Field

  • Biophysics,

Web Site

Career

Academic Degree

  • Doctor of Science

Educational Background

  • Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Natural Science Doctor Course
  • Osaka University Faculty of Science

Professional Career

  • 2012-2017 Leader of Grand-in-Aid "Harmonized supramolecular motility machinery and its diversity"
  • 2003-2007 PRESTO JST researcher
  • 2000-2001 Rowland Institute for Science and Harvard University (Visiting Scholar)
  • 1997 University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna (Visiting Scientist)

Academic Awards

  • 2012 Kitamoto Award (from Japanese Society for Mycoplasmology)
  • 2007 Gakuyukai Award
  • 2007 Rokuzo Kobayashi memorial award from Japanese Society for Bacteriology
  • 1998 Derrick Edward Award
  • 1994 Louis Dienes Award

Current Research Subjects

Current Specialized Research Field

  • Biophysics,
  • Bacteriology

Current Research Subjects

  • Research Subject:Molecular Mechanism of Gliding Motility of Mycoplasma
    Research Field:Biophysics、Functional Biochemistry、Bacteriology (including Eumycetes)
    Keywords:Gliding motility、Mycoplasma

Research Achievements

Books・Papers

  • Structural study of MPN387, an essential protein for gliding motility of a human pathogenic bacterium, Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2016
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:198:2352-9
    Authors:Kawakita Y, Kinoshita M, Furukawa Y, Tulum I, Tahara YO, Katayama E, Namba K, and Miyata M
  • Integrated information and prospects for gliding mechanism of the pathogenic bacterium Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2016
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Frontiers in Microbiology
    Volume/Number,Page:7:960
    Authors:Miyata M and Hamaguchi T
  • Directed binding of gliding bacterium, Mycoplasma mobile, shown by detachment force and bond lifetime.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2016
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:mBio
    Volume/Number,Page:7:e00455-16
    Authors:Tanaka A, Nakane D, Mizutani M, Nishizaka T, and Miyata M
  • Periodicity in attachment organelle revealed by electron cryotomography suggests conformational changes in gliding mechanism of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2016
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:mBio
    Volume/Number,Page:7:e00243-16
    Authors:Kawamoto A, Matsuo L, Kato T, Yamamoto H, Namba K, and Miyata M
  • Prospects for the gliding mechanism of Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2016
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Current Opinion in Microbiology.
    Volume/Number,Page:29:15-21
    Authors:Miyata M and Hamaguchi T
  • Gliding direction of Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2015
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:198:283-90
    Authors:Morio H, Kasai T, and Miyata M
  • Systematic structural analyses of attachment organelle in Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2015
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:PLOS Pathogens.
    Volume/Number,Page:11:e1005299
    Authors:Nakane D, Kenri T, Matsuo L, and Miyata M
  • Three-Dimensional superlocalization imaging of gliding Mycoplasma mobile by extraordinary light transmission through arrayed nanoholes.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2015
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:ACS Nano.
    Volume/Number,Page:9:10896-908
    Authors:Lee W, Kinosita Y, Oh Y, Mikami N, Yang H, Miyata M, Nishizaka T, and Kim D
  • Gliding motility of Mycoplasma mobile on uniform oligosaccharides. (selected for cover).
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2015
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:197:2952-7
    Authors:Kasai T, Hamaguchi T, Miyata M
  • Unitary step of gliding machinery in Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2014
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
    Volume/Number,Page:111:8601-6
    Authors:Kinosita Y, Nakane D, Sugawa M, Masaike T, Mizutani K, Miyata M and Nishizaka T
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Books・Papersclose
  • Structural study of MPN387, an essential protein for gliding motility of a human pathogenic bacterium, Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2016
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:198:2352-9
    Authors:Kawakita Y, Kinoshita M, Furukawa Y, Tulum I, Tahara YO, Katayama E, Namba K, and Miyata M
  • Integrated information and prospects for gliding mechanism of the pathogenic bacterium Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2016
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Frontiers in Microbiology
    Volume/Number,Page:7:960
    Authors:Miyata M and Hamaguchi T
  • Directed binding of gliding bacterium, Mycoplasma mobile, shown by detachment force and bond lifetime.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2016
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:mBio
    Volume/Number,Page:7:e00455-16
    Authors:Tanaka A, Nakane D, Mizutani M, Nishizaka T, and Miyata M
  • Periodicity in attachment organelle revealed by electron cryotomography suggests conformational changes in gliding mechanism of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2016
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:mBio
    Volume/Number,Page:7:e00243-16
    Authors:Kawamoto A, Matsuo L, Kato T, Yamamoto H, Namba K, and Miyata M
  • Prospects for the gliding mechanism of Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2016
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Current Opinion in Microbiology.
    Volume/Number,Page:29:15-21
    Authors:Miyata M and Hamaguchi T
  • Gliding direction of Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2015
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:198:283-90
    Authors:Morio H, Kasai T, and Miyata M
  • Systematic structural analyses of attachment organelle in Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2015
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:PLOS Pathogens.
    Volume/Number,Page:11:e1005299
    Authors:Nakane D, Kenri T, Matsuo L, and Miyata M
  • Three-Dimensional superlocalization imaging of gliding Mycoplasma mobile by extraordinary light transmission through arrayed nanoholes.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2015
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:ACS Nano.
    Volume/Number,Page:9:10896-908
    Authors:Lee W, Kinosita Y, Oh Y, Mikami N, Yang H, Miyata M, Nishizaka T, and Kim D
  • Gliding motility of Mycoplasma mobile on uniform oligosaccharides. (selected for cover).
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2015
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:197:2952-7
    Authors:Kasai T, Hamaguchi T, Miyata M
  • Unitary step of gliding machinery in Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2014
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
    Volume/Number,Page:111:8601-6
    Authors:Kinosita Y, Nakane D, Sugawa M, Masaike T, Mizutani K, Miyata M and Nishizaka T
  • Localization of P42 and an F1-ATPase α-subunit homolog of the gliding machinery in Mycoplasma mobile revealed by newly developed gene manipulation and fluorescent protein tagging. (selected for cover).
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2014
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:196:1815-24
    Authors:Tulum I, Yabe M, Uenoyama A and Miyata M
  • Molecular basis of SMC ATPase activation: role of internal structural changes of the regulatory subcomplex ScpAB.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2013
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Structure
    Volume/Number,Page:21:581-94
    Authors:Kamada K, Miyata M, Hirano T
  • Decoding system for the AUA codon by tRNAIle with the UAU anticodon in Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2013
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Nucleic Acids Res
    Volume/Number,Page:41:2621-31
    Authors:Taniguchi T, Miyauchi K, Nakane D, Miyata M, Muto A, Nishimura S and Suzuki T.
  • Analyzing inhibitory effects of reagents on Mycoplasma gliding and adhesion.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2013
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Bio-protocol
    Volume/Number,Page:3:e829
    Authors:Kasai T, and Miyata M
  • Binding in Mycoplasma mobile and Mycoplasma pneumoniae gliding analyzed through inhibition by synthesized sialylated compounds. (selected for cover illustration).
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2013
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:195:429-35
    Authors:Kasai T, Nakane D, Ishida H, Ando H, Kiso M and Miyata M
  • Gliding mechanism of Mycoplasma pneumoniae subgroup -implication from Mycoplasma mobile-. In (Browning, G. and Citti, C., ed)
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2013
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Mollicutes: Molecular Biology and Pathogenesis. Caister Academic Press.
    Volume/Number,Page::237-252
    Authors:Miyata M and Nakane D
  • Whole surface image of Mycoplasma mobile, suggested by protein identification and immunofluorescence microscopy.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2012
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:194:5848-55
    Authors:Wu HN and Miyata M
  • Molecular structure of isolated MvspI, a variable surface protein of the fish pathogen Mycoplasma mobile. (selected for cover illustration).
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2012
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:194:3050-7
    Authors:Adan-Kubo J, Yoshii SH, Kono H and Miyata M
  • “Mycoplasmal antigen modulation”, a novel surface variation suggested for a lipoprotein specifically localized on Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2012
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Current Microbiology
    Volume/Number,Page:64:433-40
    Authors:Wu HN, Kawaguchi C, Nakane D, and Miyata M
  • Rapid imaging of mycoplasma in solution using Atmospheric Scanning Electron Microscopy (ASEM).
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2012
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
    Volume/Number,Page:417:1213-8
    Authors:Sato C, Manaka S, Nakane D, Nishiyama H, Suga M, Nishizaka T, Miyata M, Maruyama Y.
  • Mycoplasma mobile cells elongated by detergent and their pivoting movements in gliding.(selected for cover illustration).
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2012
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:194:122-30
    Authors:Nakane D and Miyata M
  • Isolation and characterization of P1 adhesin, leg protein of gliding bacterium, Mycoplasma pneumoniae.(selected for cover illustration).
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2011
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology 193, 715-722
    Volume/Number,Page:193:715-722
    Authors:Nakane D, Adan-Kubo J, Kenri T and Miyata M
  • Unique centipede mechanism of Mycoplasma gliding
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Single Author
    Date of Publication:2010
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Annual Review of Microbiology
    Volume/Number,Page:64:519-537
  • Molecular shape and binding force of Mycoplasma mobile's leg protein Gli349 revealed by an AFM study.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2010
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
    Volume/Number,Page:391:1312-1317
    Authors:Lesoil C, Nonaka T, Sekiguchi H, Osada T, Miyata M, Afrin R, and Ikai A
  • Triskelion structure of Gli521 protein involved in gliding mechanism
    of Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2010
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:192:636-642
    Authors:Takahiro Nonaka, Jun Adan-Kubo & Makoto Miyata
  • Motor-substrate interactions in mycoplasma motility explains
    non-Arrhenius temperature dependence.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2009
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biophysical Journal
    Volume/Number,Page:97:2930-2938
    Authors:Jing Chen, John Neu, Makoto Miyata, and George Oster
  • Cytoskeletal asymmetrical-dumbbell structure of a gliding mycoplasma, Mycoplasma gallisepticum, revealed by nagative-staining electron microscopy
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2009
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacterioloy
    Volume/Number,Page:191:3256-3264
    Authors:Nakane D and Miyata M
  • Regions on Gli349 and Gli521 protein molecules directly involved in movements of Mycoplasma mobile gliding machinery suggested by inhibitory antibodies and mutants.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2009
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacterioloy
    Volume/Number,Page:191:1982-1985
    Authors:Uenoyama A, Seto S, Nakane D and Miyata M
  • Centipede and inchworm models to explain Mycoplasma gliding.
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Single Author
    Date of Publication:2008
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Trends in Microbiology
    Volume/Number,Page:16:6-12
  • Molecular mechanism of mycoplasma gliding - a novel cell motility system.
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Single Author
    Date of Publication:2008
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Cell Motility (Lenz, P., ed), Springer. NewYork
    Volume/Number,Page::137-175
    ISBN:0387730493
  • Identification of a novel nucleoside triphosphatase from Mycoplasma mobile: a prime candidate for motor of gliding motility.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2007
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biochemical Journal
    Volume/Number,Page:403:71-77
    Authors:Ohtani N. and Miyata M.
  • Cytoskeletal “Jellyfish" structure of Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2007
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
    Volume/Number,Page:104:19518-19523
    Authors:Nakane D and Miyata M
  • Gliding motility of Mycoplasma mobile can occur by repeated binding to N-acetylneuraminyllactose (sialyllactose) fixed on solid surfaces.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2006
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:188:6469-6475
    Authors:Nagai R. and Miyata M.
  • Morphology of isolated Gli349, a leg protein responsible for glass binding of Mycoplasma mobile gliding revealed by rotary-shadowing electron microscopy.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2006
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:188:2821-2828
    Authors:Adan-Kubo J., Uenoyama A., Arata T, and Miyata M.
  • Cytoskeleton of mollicutes.
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2006
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology
    Volume/Number,Page:11:256-264
    Authors:Miyata M. and Ogaki H.
  • A microrotary motor powered by bacteria.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2006
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
    Volume/Number,Page:103:13618-13623
    Authors:Hiratsuka Y., Miyata M., Tada T., and Uyeda T.
  • Identification of a 123-kilodalton protein (Gli123) involved in machinery for gliding motility of Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2005
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:187:5578-5584
    Authors:Uenoyama A, Miyata M
  • Gliding ghosts of Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2005
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
    Volume/Number,Page:102:12754-12758
    Authors:Uenoyama A, Miyata M
  • Identification of 521-kilodalton protein (Gli521) involved in force generation or force transmission for Mycoplasma mobile gliding.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2005
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:187:3502-3510
    Authors:Seto S, Uenoyama A, Miyata M
  • Sequence analysis of gliding protein Gli349 in Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2005
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biophysics
    Volume/Number,Page:1:33-43
    Authors:Metsugi S, Uenoyama A, Adan-Kubo J, Miyata M, Yura K, Kono H, Go N
  • Living microtransporter by uni-directional gliding of Mycoplasma along microtracks.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2005
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
    Volume/Number,Page:331:318-324
    Authors:Hiratsuka Y, Miyata M, Uyeda T Q P
  • Involvement of P1 adhesin in gliding motility of Mycoplasma pneumoniae as revealed by the inhibitory effects of antibody under optimized gliding conditions.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2005
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:187:1875-1877
    Authors:Seto S, Kenri T, Tomiyama T, Miyata M
  • Gliding motility of mycoplasmas -A mechanism cannot be explained by current biology-
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Single Author
    Date of Publication:2005
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Blanchard, A. & Browning, G eds. Mycoplasmas: molecular biology, pathogenesis, and strategies for control. Horizon Biocience, Norfolk.
    Volume/Number,Page::137-163
  • Cell surface differentiation of Mycoplasma mobile visualized by surface protein localization.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2004
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Microbiology
    Volume/Number,Page:150:4001-4008
    Authors:Kusumoto A, Seto S, Jaffe J D, Miyata M
  • Use of fluorescent-protein tagging to determine the subcellular localization of Mycoplasma pneumoniae proteins encoded by the cytadherence regulatory locus.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2004
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:186:6944-6955
    Authors:Kenri T, Seto S, Horino A, Sasaki Y, Sasaki T, Miyata M
  • Spike structure at interface between gliding Mycoplasma mobile cell and glass surface visualized by rapid-freeze and fracture electron microscopy.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2004
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:186:4382-4386
    Authors:Miyata M, Petersen J D
  • Energetics of gliding motility in Mycoplasma mobile.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2004
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:186:4254-4261
    Authors:Jaffe J D, Miyata M, Berg H C
  • Identification of a 349-kilodalton protein (Gli349) responsible for cytadherence and glass binding during Mycoplasma mobile gliding.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2004
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Jounarnal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:186:1537-1545
    Authors:Uenoyama A, Kusumoto A, Miyata M
  • The attachment organelle formation represented by localization of cytadherence protein and formation of electron-dense core in the wild-type and mutant strains of Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2003
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:185:1082-1091
    Authors:Seto, S. and Miyata, M.
  • Movement on the cell surface of gliding bacterium, Mycoplasma mobile, is limited to its head-like structure
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2002
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:FEMS Microbiology Letters
    Volume/Number,Page:215:285-289
    Authors:Miyata, M., Uenoyama, A.
  • Force and Velocity of Mycoplasma mobile Gliding
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2002
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:184:1827-1831
    Authors:Miyata, M., Ryu, W.S., and Berg, H.C.
  • Cell division. In Herrmann, R. and Razin, S. (ed.), Molecular Biology and Pathogenicity of Mycoplasmas.
    Type:Book
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Single Author
    Date of Publication:2002
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers
    Volume/Number,Page::117-130
  • Electron microscopic studies of three gliding mycoplasmas, Mycoplasma mobile, M. pneumoniae, and M. gallisepticum.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2002
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Current Microbiology
    Volume/Number,Page:44:431-434
    Authors:Shimizu T. and Miyata M.
  • Visualization of the attachment organelle and cytadherence proteins of Mycoplasma pneumoniae by immunofluorescence microscopy.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2001
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:183:1621-1630
    Authors:Seto, S., Layh-Schmitt, G., Kenri, T., and Miyata, M.
  • Gliding mutants of Mycoplasma mobile: relationships between motility and cell morphology, cell adhesion and microcolony formation.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:2000
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Microbiology
    Volume/Number,Page:146:1311-1320
    Authors:Miyata, M. Yamamoto H., Shimizu T., Uenoyama A., Citti C., and Rosengarten R
  • Partitioning, Movement and Positioning of Nucleoids in Mycoplasma capricolum.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1999
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:181(19):6073-6080
    Authors:Seto S. and Miyata M.
  • Cell Reproduction Cycle of Mycoplasma
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1999
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biochimie
    Volume/Number,Page:81:873-878
    Authors:Miyata M. and Seto S.
  • Cell reproduction and morphological changes in Mycoplasma capricolum.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1998
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:180(2):256-264
    Authors:Seto S. and Miyata M.
  • Expression, Purification, and Characterization of Enzyme IIA 18k of the Phosphoenol pyruvate : Sugar Phosphotransferase System of Mycoplasma capricolum.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1997
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Biochemistry
    Volume/Number,Page:36(23):6947-6953
    Authors:Zhu P.P., Nosworthy N., Ginsburg A., Miyata M., Soek Y.-J., and Peterkofsky A.
  • Asymmetrical Progression of Replication Forks just after Initiation on Mycoplasma capricolum Chromosome Revealed by Two Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1997
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Gene
    Volume/Number,Page:193(1):39-47
    Authors:Miyata M. and Fukumura T.
  • Characterization of dnaA gene expression in Mycoplasma capricolum.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1997
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:FEMS Microbiology Letters
    Volume/Number,Page:150:239-247
    Authors:Seto S., Murata S., and Miyata M.
  • Structure of Flavoprotein FP390 from a Luminescent Bacterium Photobacterium phosphoreum Refined at 2.7 A Resolution.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1995
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Acta Cryst.
    Volume/Number,Page:D52:77-86.
    Authors:Kita A., Kasai S., Miyata M., and Miki K.
  • The gyrB gene lies opposite from the replication origin on the circular chromosome of Mycoplasma capricolum.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1994
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Gene
    Volume/Number,Page:151:181-183
    Authors:Sano K-I. and Miyata M.
  • Mapping of the Initiation Site in Mycoplasma capricolum Genome by Two-dimensional Gel-Electrophoretic Analysis.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1993
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Nucleic Acids Research
    Volume/Number,Page:21(20):4816-4823
    Authors:Miyata M., Sano K.-I., Okada R., and Fukumura T.
  • Localizing Repliction Origin region on the Physical Map of Mycoplasma capricolum Genome.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1993
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Bacteriology
    Volume/Number,Page:175(3):655-660
    Authors:Miyata M., Wang L., and Fukumura T.
  • Comparison of the Conserved Region in the dnaA Gene from Three Mollicutes Species.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1993
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:FEMS Microbiology Letters
    Volume/Number,Page:114:229-234
    Authors:Suzuki K., Miyata M., and Fukumura T.
  • Physical Mapping of the 〈Mycoplasma capricolum〉 Genome.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1991
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:FEMS Microbiology Letters
    Volume/Number,Page:79:329-334
    Authors:Miyata M*, Wang L, and Fukumura T
  • Interaction of Two Heads of Myosin with F-action.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1989
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Biochemistry
    Volume/Number,Page:105:103-109
    Authors:Miyata M, Arata T, and Inoue A
  • Reaction Intermediates Formed by Myofibrils during ATPuse Reaction under Relaed Conditions.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1989
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Biochemistry
    Volume/Number,Page:105:271-274
    Authors:Miyata M, Arata T, and Inoue A
  • Myosin ATPase : Reaction Mechanism and Moleculer Movement
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1989
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Metabolism
    Volume/Number,Page:26:41-47
    Authors:A.Inoue, M.Yasui, I.Tanii, M.Miyata, T.Arata
  • Reaction of Two Heads of Gizzard Myosin with ATP.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1988
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Biochemistry
    Volume/Number,Page:103:336-341
    Authors:Miyata M, Arata T, and Inoue A
  • Elementary Steps of the Actomyosin ATPase Reaction of Porchin Cardiac Myosin.
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1988
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Journal of Biochemistry
    Volume/Number,Page:103:750-754
    Authors:Miyata M, Yasui M, Arata T, and Inoue A
  • Coupling of Actomyosin ATPase to Muscle Contraction. Perspectives of Biological Energy Transduction.
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1988
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Perspectives of Biological Energy Transduction Academic Press
    Volume/Number,Page::41-48
    Authors:Inoue, A., Arata T., Yasui M., Miyata M., and Tanii I
  • The Function of Two Heads of Myosin in Myscle Contraction In "Molecular Mechanism of Muscle Contraction"
    Type:Paper
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1987
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:Molecular Mechanismof Muscle Contraction(Sygi, H. & Pollack, G. H. , ed. )Plenum
    Volume/Number,Page::9-18
    Authors:Inoue A., Tanii I., Miyata M., and Arata T.
  • Energy Transduction Mechanism of Myosin ATPase
    Type:Review
    by Single Author or Co-authored:Co-authored
    Date of Publication:1987
    Name of Publisher/Name of Journal:病態生理
    Volume/Number,Page:6:237-241
    Authors:A.Inoue, T.Arata, M.Yasui, I.Tanii, M.Miyata

Research Funds

Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research

  • Research Title:Harmonized supramolecular machinery for motility and its diversity
    Research Categories:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (Research in a proposed research area)
    Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator:Principal Investigator
    Year of Application:2011
    Project Year:2012/06~2017/03
    Budget Amount 【Direct】:
    1st Year 80,600(thousand Yen)
    2nd Year 19,900(thousand Yen)
    3rd Year 20,000(thousand Yen)
    4th Year 19,900(thousand Yen)
    5th Year 19,900(thousand Yen)
    Budget Amount 【Indirect】:
    1st Year 24,180(thousand Yen)
    2nd Year 5,970(thousand Yen)
    3rd Year 6,000(thousand Yen)
    4th Year 5,970(thousand Yen)
    5th Year 5,970(thousand Yen)
  • Research Title:Mechanism of Mycoplasma motility
    Research Categories:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas (Research in a proposed research area)
    Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator:Principal Investigator
    Year of Application:2011
    Project Year:2012/06~2017/03
    Budget Amount 【Direct】:
    1st Year 33,000(thousand Yen)
    2nd Year 27,500(thousand Yen)
    3rd Year 25,500(thousand Yen)
    4th Year 25,500(thousand Yen)
    5th Year 24,100(thousand Yen)
    Budget Amount 【Indirect】:
    1st Year 9,900(thousand Yen)
    2nd Year 8,250(thousand Yen)
    3rd Year 7,650(thousand Yen)
    4th Year 7,650(thousand Yen)
    5th Year 7,230(thousand Yen)
  • Research Categories:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
    Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator:Principal Investigator
    Year of Application:2011
    Project Year:2012/04~2016/03
    Budget Amount 【Direct】:
    1st Year 5,200(thousand Yen)
    2nd Year 4,500(thousand Yen)
    3rd Year 4,600(thousand Yen)
    Budget Amount 【Indirect】:
    1st Year 1,560(thousand Yen)
    2nd Year 1,350(thousand Yen)
    3rd Year 1,380(thousand Yen)
  • Research Title:Molecular mechanism of Mycoplasma gliding
    Research Categories:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
    Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator:Principal Investigator
    Year of Application:2008
    Project Year:2009~2011
    Budget Amount 【Direct】:
    1st Year 14,500(thousand Yen)
    2nd Year 11,200(thousand Yen)
    3rd Year 11,200(thousand Yen)
    Budget Amount 【Indirect】:
    1st Year 4,350(thousand Yen)
    2nd Year 3,360(thousand Yen)
    3rd Year 3,360(thousand Yen)

Academic Society Activities

Academic Society Affiliations

  • Name Academic Society:The Biophysical Society of Japan
    2005~2007 Academic journal editing committee
    2011~2012 Annual committee
    2015~2016 Annual committee
    2016~2017 Homepage comittee
  • Name Academic Society:International Organization for Mycoplasmology
    2000~2002 Board
    2002~2006 Program committee
    1998~2002 Award committee
  • Name Academic Society:Japanese Society of Bacteriology
    2008~2009 Councillor
    2015~2016 Councillor
  • Name Academic Society:Japanese Society for mycoplasmology
    1997~ Board
    2001~ Vice chief director
  • Name Academic Society:American Society for Microbiology

Industrial-Academic-Government Cooperation

Specialized Research Field

  • Biophysics,

Research Department

  • Graduate School of Science Biology and Geosciences(Functional Biosciences)

Current Research Subjects

  • Research Subject:Molecular Mechanism of Gliding Motility of Mycoplasma
    Research Field:Biophysics、Functional Biochemistry、Bacteriology (including Eumycetes)
    Keywords:Gliding motility、Mycoplasma

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