List of Paers, Reviews and Books

Original papers
  1. S.-J.-R.Lee, Y.Escobedo-Lozoya, E.M.Szatmari, R.Yasuda (2009) Activation of CaMKII in single dendritic spines during long-term potentiation. Nature In Press
  2. C.D.Harvey*, R.Yasuda*+, H.Zhong, K.Svoboda+ (2008) The spread of Ras activity triggered by activation of a single dendritic spine. Science 321: 136-40. *Equal contribution +Co-corresponding authors.
  3. H.Murakoshi, S.-J.Lee, and R.Yasuda (2008) Highly sensitive and quantitative FRET-FLIM imaging in single dendritic spines using improved non-radiative YFP. Brain Cell Biol. 36:31-42
  4. M.C.Fischer, H.C.Liu, I.R.Piletic, Y.Escobedo-Lozoya, R.Yasuda, and W.S.Warren (2008) Self-phase modulation signatures of neuronal activity. Opt. Lett. 33: 219-21
  5. V.Scheuss, R.Yasuda, A.Sobczyk and K.Svoboda (2006) Nonlinear [Ca2+] signaling in dendrites and spines caused by activity-dependent depression of Ca2+ extrusion. J. Neurosci. 26: 8183-8194.
  6. R.Yasuda+, C.D.Harvey, H.Zhong, A.Sobczyk, L.van Aelst and K.Svoboda (2006) Super-sensitive Ras activation in dendrites and spines revealed by 2-photon fluorescence lifetime imaging. Nat. Neurosci. 9: 283-291.
  7. + Corresponding author.
  8. T.Pologruto, R.Yasuda, K.Svoboda (2004) Monitoring neural activity and [Ca2+] with genetically encoded Ca2+ indicators. J. Neurosci. 24:9572-9579.
  9. E.Nimchinsky, R.Yasuda, T.Oertner, K.Svoboda (2004) The number of glutamate receptors opened by synaptic stimulation in single hippocampal spines. J. Neurosci. 24: 2054-2064.
  10. H.Itoh, A.Takahashi, K.Adachi, H.Noji, R.Yasuda, M.Yoshida, K.Kinosita,Jr. (2004) Mechanically driven ATP synthesis by F1-ATPase. Nature 427: 465-468.
    News and Views R.L.Cross (2004) Turning the ATP motor. Nature 427: 407-408
  11. R.Yasuda, B.L.Sabatini, K.Svoboda (2003) Plasticity of calcium channels in dendritic spines. Nat. Neurosci. 6: 948-955.
  12. K.Shimabukuro, R.Yasuda, E.Muneyuki, K.Y.Hara, K.Kinosita,Jr. and M.Yoshida (2003) Catalysis and rotation of F1 motor: cleavage of ATP at the catalytic site occurs in 1 ms before 40o substep rotation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100: 14731-14736.
  13. R.Yasuda, T.Masaike, K.Adachi, H.Noji, H.Itoh, K.Kinosit,Jr. and M.Yoshida (2003) The ATP-waiting conformation of rotating F1-ATPase revealed by single-pair fluorescence resonance energy transfer. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100: 9314-9318.
  14. Y.Hirono-Hara, H.Noji, M.Nishiura, E.Muneyuki, K.Y.Hara, R.Yasuda, K.Kinosita, Jr., and M.Yoshida (2001) Pause and rotation of F1-ATPase during catalysis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 98 : 13649-13654.
  15. R.Yasuda, H.Noji, M.Yoshida, K.Kinosita,Jr. and H.Itoh (2001) Resolution of distinct rotational substeps by submillisecond kinetic analysis of F1-ATPase. Nature 410: 898-904.
    News and Views M.J.Schnitzer (2001) Doing a rotary two-step. Nature 410: 878-881
  16. H.Noji, D.Bald, R.Yasuda, H.Itoh, M.Yoshida, and K.Kinosita,Jr.(2001) Purine, but not pyrimidine, nucleotides support rotation of F1-ATPase. J. Biol. Chem. 276: 25480-25486.
  17. K.Adachi, R.Yasuda, H.Noji, H.Itoh, Y.Harada and M.Yoshida, K.Kinosita,Jr. (2000) Stepping rotation of F1-ATPase visualized through angle-resolved single-fluorophore imaging. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA. 97: 7243-7247.
  18. N.Sasaki, H.Asukagawa, R.Yasuda, T.Hiratsuka, K.Sutoh (1999) Deletion of the myopathy loop of Dictyostelium myosin II and its impact on motor functions. J. Biol. Chem. 274(53): 37840-37844.
  19. K.Y.Hara, H.Noji, D.Bald, R.Yasuda, K.Kinosita, Jr., and M.Yoshida (2000) The role of the DELSEED motif of the beta subunit in rotation of F1-ATPase. J. Biol. Chem. 275(19):14260-14263.
  20. Y.Arai, R.Yasuda, K.Akashi, H.Miyata, K.Kinosita, Jr., Y.Harada, and H.Itoh (1999) Tying a molecular knot with optical tweezers. Nature. 399:446-448.
  21. Y.Kato-Yamada, H.Noji, R.Yasuda, K.Kinosita,Jr., and M.Yoshida (1998) Direct observation of the rotation of epsilon subunit in F1-ATPase. J. Biol. Chem. 273:19375-19377.
  22. R.Yasuda*, H.Noji*, K.Kinosita,Jr., and M.Yoshida (1998) F1-ATPase is a highly efficient motor that rotates with discrete 120-degree steps. Cell. 93:1117-1124. *Equal contribution [movie]
    News and Views H.C.Berg (1998) Keeping up with the F1-ATPase. Nature. 394:324-325.
  23. Y.Suzuki, R.Ohkura, S.Sugiura, R.Yasuda, K.Kinosita,Jr., M.Tanokura, and K. Sutoh (1997) Modulation of actin filament sliding by mutations of the SH2 cysteine in Dictyostelium Myosin II. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Com. 234:701-706.
  24. H.Noji*, R.Yasuda*, M. Yoshida, and K. Kinosita, Jr. (1997) Direct observation of the rotation of F1-ATPase. Nature 386:299-302. *Equal contribution [movie]
    News and Views S.M.Block (1997) Real engines of creation Nature. 386:299-302.
  25. R.Yasuda, H.Miyata, and K.Kinosita,Jr. (1996) Direct measurement of the torsional rigidity of single actin filaments. J. Mol. Biol. 262:227-236.
  26. H.Miyata, R.Yasuda, and K.Kinosita,Jr. (1996) Strength and lifetime of the bond between actin and skeltal muscle alpha-actinin studied with an optical trapping technique. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1290 : 83-88.

Reviews, Books (English)
  1. R.Yasuda (2006) Imaging spatiotemporal dynamics of neuronal signaling using fluorescence resonance energy transfer and fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy Curr.Opin.Neurobiol. , 16: 551-61
  2. K.Svoboda and R.Yasuda (2006) Principles of two-photon excitation microscopy and its applications to neuroscience Neuron 50, 823–839.
  3. R.Yasuda, E.A.Nimchinsky, V.Scheuss, T.A.Pologruto, T.G.Oertner, B.Sabatini, K.Svoboda (2004) Imaging calcium concentration dynamics in small neuronal compartment. Science's STKE pl5, 10.
  4. R.Yasuda, H.Noji, K.Adachi, T.Nishizaka, Y.Kato-Yamada, M.Yoshida and K.Kinosita, Jr. (2000) Rotation of ATP synthase. In Na/K-ATPase and Related ATPases. K.Taniguchi and S.Kaya,Editors, Elsevier,Amsterdam,pp.187-190.
  5. K.Kinosita,Jr., R.Yasuda , H.Noji, K.Adachi (2000) F1-ATPase: a highly efficient rotary ATP machine. Essays Biochem. 33:3-18.
  6. K.Kinosita, Jr., R.Yasuda, H.Noji, and K.Adachi (2000) A rotary molecular motor that can work at near 100% efficiency. Philos.Trans.R.Soc.Lond.B Biol.Sci. 355: 473-489.
  7. T.Masaike, N.Mitome, H.Noji, E.Muneyuki, R.Yasuda, K.Kinosita,Jr., and M.Yoshida (2000), Rotation of F(1)-ATPase and the hinge residues of the beta subunit.J.Exp.Biol. 203 Pt 1:1-8.
  8. K.Kinosita,Jr., R.Yasuda, H. Noji, S. Ishiwata, and M. Yoshida (1998) F1-ATPase: a rotary motor made of a single molecule. Cell 93: 21-24.
  9. R.Yasuda, H.Noji, K.Kinosita,Jr., F.Motojima, and M.Yoshida (1997) ATP synthase is a rotary motor protein machinery: Demonstration of rotation of g subunit. J.Bioenerg.Biomemb. 29: 207-209.
  10. H.Miyata, K.Akashi, H.Yoshikawa, R.Yasuda, S.Nishiyama, and K.Kinosita,Jr. (1994) Ultra-micro mechanical measurements on biological supramolecular systems. In Optical methods in biomedical and environmental sciences. vol.3. H.Ohzu and S.Komatsu,editors. Elsevier,Amsterdam,pp.187-190.
  11. H.Miyata, H.Hakozaki, H.Yoshikawa, N.Suzuki, R.Yasuda, and K.Kinosita, Jr. (1994) An analysis of stepwise motion of an actin filament over glass-bound heavy meromyosin. In Optical methods in biomedical and environmental sciences. vol.3. H.Ohzu and S.Komatsu,editors. Elsevier,Amsterdam,pp.171-174.

Reviews, Books (Japanese)
  1. 安田涼平 、木下一彦、野地博行、吉田賢右. 1997. F1-ATPaseの回転. レーザー顕微鏡研究会第19回講演会論文集. pp. 39-42.
  2. 安田涼平 、木下一彦. 1997. 巨大な目印を付けて、分子の回転をみる. 「細胞のミクロ探検 -見えないものを見る-」豊島陽子編.  日本学術協力財団、東京. pp. 45-56.
  3. 安田涼平 、木下一彦. 1997. 回転するATP合成酵素. 「ニューバイオフィジックス4、生体分子モーターの仕組み」石渡信一編. 共立出版、東京. pp. 61-70.

Conferences (selected, USA)
  1. R.Yasuda, C.Harvey, L.van Aelst, K.Svoboda, 2004 Oct. Imaging Dynamics of Calcium-dependent Ras activity in neurons. 34th Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience. San Diego, Calfornia.
  2. R.Yasuda, B.L.Sabatini, K.Svoboda, 2002 Nov. Collective, long-term depression of calcium channels in dendritic spines. 32nd Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience. Orland, Florida.
  3. R.Yasuda, B.L.Sabatini, K.Svoboda, 2001 Nov. All-or-none, stochastic and long-term depression of voltage gated calcium channels in single dendritic spines. 31st Annual Meeting of Society for Neuroscience. San Dieo, California.
  4. Yasuda, R., K.Kinosita, Jr. 2001 Feb. Substep in the major 120 degree step of F1-ATPase. 44th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society. Boston, Massachusetts.
  5. Yasuda, R. 2000 Feb. Mechanism of Rotation of F1-ATPase. Lecture of the Winner of Young Fluorescence Investigator Award. Fluorescence Subgroup of 43rd Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society. New Orleans, Louisiana.
  6. Yasuda, R., K. Kinosita, Jr. 1999 Dec. Rapid rotation of F1-ATPase revealed through nano-beads atached to the rotor 39th Annual Society of Cell Biology. Washington,D.C.
  7. Yasuda, R., H. Noji, K. Kinosita, Jr., and M. Yoshida. 1998 Feb. F1-ATPase is a stepper motor. Fluorescence Subgroup of 42nd Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society. Baltimore, Maryland ; invited.
  8. Yasuda, R., H. Noji, K. Kinosita, Jr., and M. Yoshida. 1997 Feb. Direct visualization of the rotation of F1-ATPase. 41st Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society. New Orleans, Louisiana.
  9. Yasuda, R., H. Miyata, and K. Kinosita, Jr. 1996 Feb. Direct measurement of the torsional rigidity of single actin filaments. 40th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society. Kansas City, Missouri.
Converences (selected, Japan)
  1. 安田涼平 、野地博行、木下一彦、吉田賢右. 1998. F1-ATPaseのステップ状回 転. 生体運動合同班会議. 大阪.
  2. 安田涼平 、野地博行、木下一彦、吉田賢右. 1997. F1-ATPaseはステッピング モーターか?. 日本生物物理学会第35回年会. 京都.
  3. 安田涼平 、野地博行、木下一彦、吉田賢右. 1997. F1-ATPaseの回転. レーザー顕微鏡研究会. 名古屋.
  4. 安田涼平 、野地博行、木下一彦、吉田賢右. 1997. F1-ATPaseの回転. 生体運動合同班会議. 大阪.

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