Original Papers

-N. Kumar, T. Nakaji-Hirabayashi, M. Kato, K. Matsumura, R. Rajan, Design of Highly Selective Zn-Coordinated Polyampholyte for Cancer Treatment and Inhibition of Tumor Metastasis. Biomacromolecules, (2024), 10.1021/acs.biomac.3c01044 A03

-E. Yuba, R. K. Gupta, Preparation of glycopeptide-modified pH-sensitive liposomes for promoting antigen cross-presentation and induction of antigen-specific cellular immunity. Biomaterials Science, (2024), Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/D3BM01746J A03

-Z. Liu, Y. Okamoto, S. Sato, Photocatalytic Structures for Protein Modifications. ChemCatChem, e202301424 (2024) https://doi.org/10.1002/cctc.202301424 A02

-Yu Mikame, Nagisa Maekawa, Soichiro Kimura, Juki Nakao, Asako Yamayoshi, Modular Synthesis of Methyl-Substituted Novel Psoralen N-Hydroxysuccinimide Esters and Evaluation of DNA Photo-Crosslinking Properties of the Corresponding Triplex-Forming Oligonucleotide Conjugates, Synlett, in press (2023). DOI:10.1055/a-2229-7441 A02-1

-Chisato Terada, Kaho Oh, Ryutaro Tsubaki, Bun Chan, Nozomi Aibara, Kaname Ohyama, Masa-Aki Shibata, Takehiko Wada, Mariko Harada-Shiba, Asako Yamayoshi & Tsuyoshi Yamamoto, Dynamic and static control of the off-target interactions of antisense oligonucleotides using toehold chemistry, Nature Communications, 14, 7972 (2023). DOI:https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-023-43714-0 A02-1

-Md. Harun-Or-Rashid, Most. Nazmin Aktar, Md. Sabbir Hossain, Nadia Sarkar, Md. Rezaul Islam, Md. Easin Arafat, Shukanta Bhowmik, Shin-ichi Yusa, Recent Advances in Micro- and Nano-Drug Delivery Systems Based on Natural and Synthetic Biomaterials, Polymers, 15, 4563 (2023). DOI: 10.3390/polym15234563 A03

-S. Okada, K. Nishimura, Q. Ainaya, K. Shiraishi, S. A. Anufriev, I. B. Sivaev, Y. Sakurai, M. Suzuki, M. Yokoyama, H. Nakamura, Development of a Gadolinium–Boron-Conjugated Albumin for MRI-Guided Neutron Capture Therapy, Mol. Pharmaceutics (2023) in press. DOI: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.3c00726 A03

-K. Ogata, M. Hashizume, R. Takahashi, T. Hamaguchi, H. Jinnai, S. Yusa, Formation of Polyion Complex Aggregate Formed from a Cationic Block Copolymer and Anionic Polysaccharide. Langmuir,  in press. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.3c02404 A03
Selected as Supplementary Journal Cover

-H. Zhu, Y. Kamiya, H. Asanuma, Illuminating miRNA inhibition: Visualizing the interaction between anti-miRNA oligonucleotide and target miRNA using FRET, ACS Chem. Biol., 18, 2281 (2023) DOI: doi.org/10.1021/acschembio.3c00353 A02 Selected as a “Front Cover”

-Uehata T, Yamada S, Ori D, Vandenbon A, Giladi A, Jelinski A, Murakawa Y, Watanabe H, Takeuchi K, Toratani K, Mino T, Kiryu H, Standley DM, Tsujimura T, Ikawa T, Kondoh G, Landthaler M, Kawamoto H, Rodewald HR, Amit I, Yamamoto R, Miyazaki M, Takeuchi O, Regulation of lymphoid-myeloid lineage bias through Regnase-1/3-mediated control of Nfkbiz. Blood, Online ahead of print (2023)
DOI:10.1182/blood.2023020903 A02-1

– S. Oyama, Ma. Tomita, M. Hata, Y. Mikame, T. Yamamoto, E. Ashihara, A. Yamayoshi, Exosome-hijacking drug delivery system with branched arginine linker effectively deliver antisense oligonucleotides into lung adeno-carcinoma cells, Chem. Pharm. Bull., 71, 819 (2023)
https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/cpb/71/11/71_c23-00430/_article/-char/ja A02-1

– S. Li, H. Toriumi, D. Takahashi, T. Kamasaki, Y. Fujioka, S. Nagatoishi, J. Li, Y. Liu, T. Hosokawa, K. Tsumoto, Y. Ohba, Y. Katayama, D. Murakami, K. Hase, T. Mori, Safe and efficient oral allergy immunotherapy using one-pot-prepared mannan-coated allergen nanoparticles. Biomaterials303, 122381 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biomaterials.2023.122381 A03-1

– X. Li, T. Yamazaki, M. Ebara, N. Shirahata, N. Hanagata, Nanoengineered coordination polymers boost cancer immunotherapy. Materials Today, 67, 123–150 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mattod.2023.06.001 A03-2

Mikame Y, Eshima H, Toyama H, Nakao J, Matsuo M, Yamamoto T, Hari Y, Komano JA, Yamayoshi A, Development and Crosslinking Properties of Psoralen-Conjugated Triplex-Forming Oligonucleotides as Antigene Tools Targeting Genome DNA. ChemMedChem, in press. https://doi.org/10.1002/cmdc.202300348 A02-1

Tegar N. Wijaya, Akio Kitao, Energetic and Kinetic Origins of CALB Interfacial Activation Revealed by PaCS-MD/MSM. J. Phys. Chem. B 127, 34, 7431–7441 (2023) doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcb.3c02041 A01

– Ogata S, Tsuji R, Moritaka A,Itoa S, Mochizuki S, Modification of the antigenicity of cancer cells by conjugates consisting of hyaluronic acid and foreign antigens. Biomater. Sci., 11, 5809–5818 (2023) DOI: 10.1039/d3bm00439b A01-2
Selected for the Back cover.

– Ide H, Hayashida Y, Morimoto Y*, Visualization of c-di-GMP in multicellular Dictyostelium stages. Front. Cell Dev. Biol., Sec. Signaling11 (2023) https://doi.org/10.3389/fcell.2023.1237778 A01

– Bhowmik S, Pham TT, Takahashi R, Kim D, Matsuoka H, Ishihara K, Yusa S, Preparation of Water-Soluble Polyion Complex (PIC) Micelles with Random Copolymers Containing Pendant Quaternary Ammonium and Sulfonate Groups, Langmuir, 39:8120-8129 (2023) 10.1021/acs.langmuir.3c00524 A03

– X. Dai, D. Zhao, K. Matsumura, R. Rajan, Polyampholytes and Their Hydrophobic Derivatives as Excipients for Suppressing Protein Aggregation, ACS Appl. Bio Mater., 6, 2738–2746

(2023). A03

– J. H. Yum, T. Kumagai, D. Hori, H. Sugiyama, S. Park, Histidine–DNA nanoarchitecture as laccase mimetic DNAzymes, Nanoscale, 15, 10749-10754 (2023). A03

– K. Tanito, T. Nii, Y. Yokoyama, H. Oishi, M. Shibata, S. Hijii, R. Kaneko, C. Tateishi, S. Ito, A. Kishimura, T. Mori, Y. Katayama, Engineered macrophages acting as a trigger to induce inflammation only in tumor tissues based on arginase 1-responsive TNF-α accelerated release, J. Controlled Release, in press. A03

– S. Li, D. Murakami, S. Nagatoishi, K. Tsumoto, Y. Katayama, T. Mori, One-pot preparation of mannan-coated antigen nanoparticles using human serum albumin as a matrix for tolerance induction, J. Coll. Interf. Sci., 649, 955-965 (2023). A03

– Takata H., Shimizu T., Yamade R., Elsadek N.E., Emam S.E., Ando H., Ishima Y., Ishida T.,Anti-PEG IgM production induced by PEGylated liposomes as a function of administration route. Journal of Controlled Releas 360: 285-292 (2023), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jconrel.2023.06.027 A02

– Furukawa A., Shuchi Y., WangJ., Guillen-Poza P.A., Ishizuka S., Kagoshima M., Ikeno R., Kumeta H., Yamasaki S., Matsumaru T., Saitoh T., Maenaka K., Structural basis for plastic glycolipid recognition of the C-type lectin Mincle. Structure (2023), DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2023.05.018 A01

– Tamura T., Ito J, Uriu K., Zahradnik J., Kida I., Anraku Y., Nasser H., Shofa M., Oda Y., Lytras S., Nao N., Itakura Y., Deguchi S., Suzuki R., Wang L., Begum M.MST., Kita S., Yajima H., Sasaki J., Sasaki-Tabata K., Shimizu R., Tsuda M., Kosugi Y., Fujita S., Pan L., Sauter S., Yoshimatsu K., Suzuki S., Asakura H., Nagashima M., Sadamasu K., Yoshimura K., Yamamoto Y., Nagamoto T., Schreiber G., Maenaka K., The Genotype to Phenotype Japan (G2P-Japan) Consortium, Hashiguchi T, Ikeda T., Fukuhara T., Saito A., Tanaka S., Matsuno K., Takayama K. & Sato K.
Virological characteristics of the SARS-CoV-2 XBB variant derived from recombination of two Omicron subvariants. Nat. Commun. 14: Article number: 2800 (2023) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-38435-3 A01

– Hu D, Fumoto S*, Yoshikawa N, Peng J, Miyamoto H, Tanaka M, Nishida K. Diffusion coefficient of cationic liposomes during lipoplex formation determines transfection efficiency in HepG2 cells. Int. J. Pharmaceutics 637:122881 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2023.122881 A02

– Nakao J, Mikame Y, Eshima H, Yamamoto T, Dohno C, Wada T, Yamayoshi A. Unique Crosslinking Properties of Psoralen-conjugated Oligonucleotides developed by Novel Psoralen N-Hydroxysuccinimide Esters. ChemBioChem e202200789 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1002/cbic.202200789 A02
The article was picked up in a special issue of ChemBioTalents and selected for the magazine’s cover.https://chemistry-europe.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/toc/10.1002/(ISSN)1439-7633.ChemBioTalents-2022

– Okamoto Y*, Mabuchi T, Nakane K, Ueno A, Sato S*. Switching Type I/Type II Reactions by Turning a Photoredox Catalyst into a Photo-Driven Artificial Metalloenzyme. ACS Catalysis 13: 4134-4141 (2023) https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acscatal.2c05946 A02
Selected for the Supplementary Cover.

– Satoh AO, Fujioka Y, Kashiwagi S, Yoshida A, Fujioka M, Sasajima H, Nanbo A, Amano M, Ohba Y. Interaction between PI3K and the VDAC2 channel tethers Ras-PI3K-positive endosomes to mitochondria and promotes endosome maturation. Cell Reports 42: 112229 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2023.112229 A01-1

– Rajan R and Matsumura K. Design of self-assembled glycopolymeric zwitterionic micelles as removable protein stabilizing agents. Nanoscale Adv., (2023) https://doi.org/10.1039/D3NA00002H A03

– Tsunekawa Y, Fujii S, Nakamura Y, Yusa S. Near-infrared-triggered Meniscus Climbing of a Shape Memory Polymeric Object. Chem. Lett., 52, 152-155 (2023) 10.1246/cl.220541 A03

– Mizoue Y, Takahashi R, Sakurai K, Yusa S. A Thermo-Responsive Polymer Micelle with a Liquid Crystalline Core. Polymers, 15, 770 (2023) 10.3390/polym15030770 A03

– Rajan R, Kumar N, Zhao D, Dai X, Kawamoto K, Matsumura K. Polyampholyte-Based Polymer Hydrogels for the Long-Term Storage, Protection and Delivery of Therapeutic Proteins. Adv. Healthcare Mater.2203253 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1002/adhm.202203253 A03

– Atsumi N, Yasumatsu K, Takashina Y, Ito C, Yasui N, Margolskee RF, Yamashita A. Chloride ions evoke taste sensations by binding to the extracellular ligand-binding domain of sweet/umami taste receptors. eLife. 12:e84291 (2023) https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.84291 A02

– Irie H, Morita K, Matsuda M, Koizumi M, Mochizuki S*. Tyrosinase-Related Protein2 Peptide with Replacement of N-Terminus Residue by Cysteine Binds to H-2Kb and Induces Antigen-Specific Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes after Conjugation with CpG-DNA. Bioconjugate Chem. 34, 433–442 (2023) https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.2c00592
Selected for the ACS Editors’ Choice. https://pubs.acs.org/pb-assets/images/_journalCovers/bcches/bcches_v034i002-3.jpg?0.941852204456354 A01-2

– Kumar N, Oqmhula K, Hongo K, Takagi K, Yusa S, Rajan R*, Matsumura K*. Mechanistic insights and importance of hydrophobicity in cationic polymers for cancer therapy. J. Mater. Chem. B. (2023) DOI: 10.1039/d2tb02059a
Selected for the back cover of the Journal. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2023/tb/d3tb90030d A03

– Ibrahim M, Shimizu T, Ando H, Ishima Y, Elgarhy OH, Sarhan HA, Hussein AK, Ishida T. Investigation of anti-PEG antibody response to PEG-containing cosmetic products in mice. J. Control. Release, 354:260-267 (2023)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0168365923000135?via%3Dihub A02

– Arai T, Kokubo T, Tang R, Abo H, Terui A, Hirakawa J, Akita H, Kawashima H, Hisaka A, Hatakeyama H. Tumor-associated neutrophils and macrophages exacerbate anti-drug IgG-mediated anaphylactic reaction against an immune checkpoint inhibitor. J ImmunoTher Cancer 10:e005657 (2022) https://jitc.bmj.com/content/10/12/e005657 A02

– Terada C, Kawamoto S, Yamayoshi A, Yamamoto T*. Chemistry of Therapeutic Oligonucleotides That Drives Interactions with Biomolecules. Pharmaceutics 14(12): 2647 (2022) https://www.mdpi.com/1999-4923/14/12/2647 A02-1

– Yamaoki Y, Nagata T, Kondo K, Sakamoto T, Takami S, Katahira M. Shedding light on the base-pair opening dynamics of nucleic acids in living human cells. Nat. Commun. 13, Article number: 7143 (2022) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-022-34822-4 A01

– Eladl OS, Yamaoki Y, Kondo K, Nagata T, Katahira M. Detection of interaction between an RNA aptamer and its target compound in living human cells using 2D in-cell NMR. Chemical Communications, DOI: 10.1039/D2CC05576G A01

– Shirane M, Yawata N, Motooka D, Shibata K, Khor SS, Omae Y, Kaburaki T, Yanai R, Mashimo H, Yamana S, Ito T, Hayashida A, Mori Y, Numata A, Murakami Y, Fujiwara K, Ohguro N, Hosogai M, Akiyama M, Hasegawa E, Paley M, Takeda A, Maenaka K, Akashi K, Yokoyama WM, Tokunaga K, Yawata M, Sonoda KH. Intraocular human cytomegaloviruses of ocular diseases are distinct from those of viremia and are capable of escaping from innate and adaptive immunity by exploiting HLA-E-mediated peripheral and central tolerance. Front Immunol. 13:1008220. (2022) doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2022.1008220. A01-2

– Saito A, Tamura T, Zahradnik J, Deguchi S, Tabata K, Anraku Y, Kimura I, Ito J, Yamasoba D, Nasser H, Toyoda M, Nagata K, Uriu K, Kosugi Y, Fujita S, Shofa M, Monira Begum M, Shimizu R, Oda Y, Suzuki R, Ito H, Nao N, Wang L, Tsuda M, Yoshimatsu K, Kuramochi J, Kita S, Sasaki-Tabata K, Fukuhara H, Maenaka K, Yamamoto Y, Nagamoto T, Asakura H, Nagashima M, Sadamasu K, Yoshimura K, Ueno T, Schreiber G, Takaori-Kondo A; Genotype to Phenotype Japan (G2P-Japan) Consortium, Shirakawa K, Sawa H, Irie T, Hashiguchi T, Takayama K, Matsuno K, Tanaka S, Ikeda T, Fukuhara T, Sato K. Virological characteristics of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.2.75 variant. Cell Host Microbe. 30(11):1540-1555.e15. (2022) doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2022.10.003. A01-2

– D. Palai, H. Tahara, S. Chikami, G. V. Latag, S. Maeda, C. Komura, H. Kurioka, T. Hayashi, Prediction of Serum Adsorption onto Polymer Brush Films by Machine Learning. ACS Biomater Sci Eng 2022. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.2c00441 A01

– S. Seong, H. Kang, S. Han, Y. J. Son, J. Jang, H. J. Yoon, S. Maeda, S. Song, D. Palai, T. Hayashi, J. Noh, Surface Structure and Work Function Change of Pentafluorobenzeneselenolate Self-Assembled Monolayers on Au (111). Surfaces and Interfaces 33 (102228), 102228 (2022) https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468023022004941 A01

– S. Song, G. V. Latag, E. A. Q. Mondarte, R. Chang, T. Hayashi, Experimental Characterization of Water Condensation Processes on Self-Assembled Monolayers Using a Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Energy Dissipation Monitoring. Micro 2 (3), 513–523 (2022) https://www.mdpi.com/2673-8023/2/3/33 A01

– K. Nakane, H. Nagasawa, C. Fujimura, E. Koyanagi, S. Tomoshige, M. Ishikawa, S Sato, Switching of Photocatalytic Tyrosine/Histidine Labeling and Application to Photocatalytic Proximity Labeling. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 23(19), 11622 (2022) https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/23/19/11622 A02

– Heo Y, Ishimoto N, Jeon YE, Yun JH, Ohki M, Anraku Y, Sasaki M, Kita S, Fukuhara H, Ikuta T, Kawakami K, Inoue A, Maenaka K, Tame JRH, Lee W, Park SY. Structure of the human galanin receptor 2 bound to galanin and Gq reveals the basis of ligand specificity and how binding affects the G-protein interface. PLoS Biol. 20(8): e3001714 (2022) doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001714. A01-2

– Y. Mikame, Y. Sakai, R. Tahara, K. Doi, T. Yamamoto, C. Dohno, T. Shibata, A. Yamayoshi, Synthesis and Evaluation of Oligonucleotide-Containing-2’-O-{[(4,5’,8-trimethylpsoralen)-4’-ylmethoxy]ethylaminocarb-onyl}adenosine as Photo-crosslinkable Gene Targeting Tools. Chem. Pharm. Bull, Advance online publication, https://doi.org/10.1248/cpb.c22-00333 A02-1

– H. Hashimura, Y. V. Morimoto*, Y. Hirayama, M. Ueda, Calcium responses to external mechanical stimuli in the multicellular stage of Dictyostelium discoideum. Sci. Rep. 12, Article number: 12428 (2022) https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-16774-3 A01

– A. Debas, K. Matsumura*, R. Rajan*, Polyethylene-glycol-modified zwitterionic polymer assisted protein aggregation arrest and refolding. Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., in press, DOI: 10.1039/D2ME00084A A03

– D. Hu, S.Fumoto, H. Miyamoto, M. Tanaka, K. Nishida, Flavonoids Enhance Lipofection Efficiency and Ameliorate Cytotoxicity in Colon26 and HepG2 Cells via Oxidative Stress Regulation. Pharmaceutics 14, 1203 (2022)
https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics14061203 A02
This is a special issue with Yamayoshi A02-1 and Ebara A03-2 serving as guest editors.

– Y. Uchihara, T. B. M. Permata, H. Sato, R. K. Iwakawa, S. Katada, W. Gu, S. Kakoti, M. Yamauchi, R. Kato, S. Gondhowiardjo, N. Hosen, T. Yasuhara, A. Shibata*, DNA damage promotes HLA class I presentation by stimulating a pioneer round of translation-associated antigen production. Mol. Cell, in press https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molcel.2022.04.030 A02

– K. M. Tse, A. Vandenbon, X. Cui, T. Mino, T. Uehata, K. Yasuda, A. Sato, T. Tsujimura, F. Hia, M. Yoshinaga, M. Kinoshita, T. Okuno, O. Takeuchi, Enhancement of Regnase-1 expression with stem loop–targeting antisense oligonucleotides alleviates inflammatory diseases. Sci. Transl. Med.14, eabo2137 (2022) https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/scitranslmed.abo2137 A02-1

- S.Fujii, S.Kozuka, K.Yokota, K.Ishihara, S. Yusa*, Preparation of Biocompatible Poly(2-(methacryloyloxy)ethyl phosphorylcholine) Hollow Particles Using Silica Particles as a Template. Langmuir 38, 5812–581 (2022) 10.1021/acs.langmuir.2c00423
Selected for the cover of the Supplementary Journal. https://pubs.acs.org/na101/home/literatum/publisher/achs/journals/content/langd5/2022/langd5.2022.38.issue-18/langd5.2022.38.issue-18/20220510/langd5.2022.38.issue-18.largecover-4.jpg A03

- K. Kitano, K. Ishihara, S. Yusa*, Formation of Water-Soluble Complexes from Fullerene with Biocompatible Block Copolymers Bearing Pendant Glucose and Phosphorylcholine. Langmuir 38, 5744–5751 (2022) 10.1021/acs.langmuir.2c00354
Selected for the cover of the Supplementary Journal. https://pubs.acs.org/na101/home/literatum/publisher/achs/journals/content/langd5/20[…].38.issue-18/20220510/langd5.2022.38.issue-18.largecover-3.jpg A03

- Y. Fujioka, S. Kashiwagi, A. Yoshida, A. O. Satoh, M. Fujioka, M. Amano, Y. Yamauchi, Y. Ohba, A method for the generation of pseudovirus particles bearing SARS coronavirus spike protein in high yields. Cell Struct. Funct., in press. https://doi.org/10.1247/csf.21047 A01-1

- A. Tsuzuki, Y. Fujioka, A. Yoshida, S. Kashiwagi, M. Amano, T. Hira, A. Nakamura, H. Miyoshi, T. Atsumi, Y. Ohba, Direct visualization of glucagon-like peptide-1 secretion by fluorescent fusion proteins. J. Diab. Invest., in press. https://doi.org/10.1111/jdi.13800 A01-1

– Y. Mizoue, E. Onodera, K. Haraguchi, S. Yusa*, Association Behavior of Amphiphilic ABA Triblock Copolymer Composed of Poly(2-methoxyethyl acrylate) (A) and Poly(ethylene oxide) (B) in Aqueous Solution. Polymers, 14, 1678 (2022) https://doi.org/10.3390/polym14091678 A03

– T. T. Pham, T. D. Pham, S. Yusa*, pH- and Thermo-Responsive Water-Soluble Smart Polyion Complex (PIC) Vesicle with Polyampholyte Shells. Polymers, 14, 1656 (2022) https://doi.org/10.3390/polym14091659 A03

– J. Xu, N. Koizumi, Y. V. Morimoto, R. Ozuru, T. Masuzawa, S. Nakamura, Light dependent synthesis of a nucleotide second messenger controls the motility of a spirochete bacterium. Sci. Rep. 12, 6825 (2022) https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-10556-7 A01

– S. Maeda, S. Chikam, G. V. Latag, S. Song, N. Iwakiri, T. Hayashi*, Analysis of Vicinal Water in Soft Contact Lenses Using a Combination of Infrared Absorption Spectroscopy and Multivariate Curve Resolution. Molecules 27, 2130 (2022) https://www.mdpi.com/1420-3049/27/7/2130 A01

– D. Zhao, R. Rajan, S. Yusa, M. Nakada, K. Matsumura*, Development and structural analysis of dual-thermo-responsive self-assembled zwitterionic micelles. Materials Advances (2022) https://doi.org/10.1039/D1MA01189H A03

– M. M. Sobeh & A. Kitao*, Dissociation Pathways of the p53 DNA Binding Domain from DNA and Critical Roles of Key Residues Elucidated by dPaCS-MD/MSM. J. Chem. Inf. Model. 62, 1294–1307 (2022) https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jcim.1c01508 A01

– R.Tsuji, S.Ogata, S.Mochizuki*, Interaction between CD44 and Highly Condensed Hyaluronic Acid through Crosslinking with Proteins.
Bioorg. Chem., 121, 105666 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioorg.2022.105666 A01-2

– D. P. Tran, Y. Taira, T. Ogawa, R. Misu, Y. Miyazawa & A. Kitao*, Inhibition of the hexamerization of SARS-CoV-2 endoribonuclease and modeling of RNA structures bound to the hexamer. Scientific Reports 12, Article number: 3860 (2022) https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-07792-2 A01

– A. Kojima, J. Nakao, N. Shimada, N. Yoshida, Y. Abe, Y. Mikame, T. Yamamoto, T. Wada, A. Maruyama*, A. Yamayoshi*, Selective Photo-Crosslinking Detection of Methylated Cytosine in DNA Duplex Aided by a Cationic Comb-Type Copolymer. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, in press. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.2c00048
Selected for the cover of the issue. https://pubs.acs.org/toc/abseba/8/5 A02

– K. Nakane, T. Niwa, M. Tsushima, S. Tomoshige, H. Taguchi, H. Nakamura, M. Ishikawa, S. Sato*, BODIPY Catalyzes Proximity-Dependent Histidine Labelling. ChemCatChem in press. https://chemistry-europe.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cctc.202200077 A02

– K. Kitano, K. Ishihara, S. Yusa*, Preparation of a thermo-responsive drug carrier consisting of a biocompatible triblock copolymer and fullerene. J. Mater. Chem. B in press. https://doi.org/10.1039/D1TB02183D A03

– T. L. Nguyen, K. Ishinara, S. Yusa*, Separated Micelles Formation of pH-Resposive Random and Block Copolymers Containing Phosphorylcholine Groups. Polymers 14, 577 (2022). https://doi.org/10.3390/polym14030577 A03

– Nakagawa Y, Lee J, Liu Y, Abbasi S, Hong T, Cabral H, Uchida S, and Ebara M*. Microglial Immunoregulation by Apoptotic Cellular Membrane Mimetic Polymeric Particles. ACS Macro Lett. 11, 270–275 (2022) https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsmacrolett.1c00643 A03

– Kamitori K, Shirota M, Fujiwara Y. Structural basis of the selective sugar transport in sodium-glucose cotransporters. J. Mol. Biol., in press. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35077764/ A02

– Mondarte E.A.Q, Zamarripa E.M.M, Chang R, Wang F, Song S, Tahara H, Hayashi T*. Interphase protein layer formed on self-assembled monolayers in crowded biological environments: analysis by surface force and quartz crystal microbalance measurements. Langmuir https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c02312 A01

– Shimosaraya N, Sotani T, Miyagi Y, Mondarte E.A.Q, Suthiwanich K, Hayashi T, Nagata Y, Sogawa H, Sanda F. Tyrosine-based photoluminescent diketopiperazine supramolecular aggregates. Soft Matter 18 (1), 137-145 (2021) 10.1039/d1sm01206a: 10.1039/d1sm01206a A01

– Mahmoud Mostafa, M., Elsadek, N.E., Emam, S.E., Ando, H., Shimizu, T., Abdelkader, H., Ishima, Y., Farghaly Aly, U., Sarhan, H.A., Ishida, T., Using Bio-Layer Interferometry to evaluate anti-PEG antibody-mediated complement activation. Biol. Pharm. Bull., 45, 129-135 (2022) doi:10.1248/bpb.b21-00772 A02-1

– T. L. Nguyen, M. Mukai, D. Ihara, A. Takahara, S. Yusa*. Association Behavior of a Homopolymer Containing Choline Phosphonate Groups in Aqueous Solutions. Chem. Lett., in press. A03

– S Yusa*, D Oka, Y Iwasaki, K Ishihara. pH-Responsive Association Behavior of Biocompatible Random Copolymers Containing Pendent Phosphorylcholine and Fatty Acid. Langmuir, in press. 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c02200
Supplementary Journal Cover A03

– Yumoto K, Arisaka T, Okada K, Aoki K, Ose T, Masatani T, Sugiyama M, Ito N, Fukuhara H, Maenaka K.
Characterization of Single-Chain Fv Fragments of Neutralizing Antibodies to Rabies Virus Glycoprotein. Viruses 13(11): 2311 (2021) doi: 10.3390/v13112311. https://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/13/11/2311 A01-2

– Li S, Yakabe K, Zai K, Liu Y, Kishimura A, Hase K, Kim Y-G*, Mori, T*, Katayama Y*. Specific adsorption of a β-lactam antibiotic in vivo by an anion-exchange resin for protection of the intestinal microbiota. Biomater. Sci., in press. A03-1

– Yamayoshi A*, Fukumoto H, Hayashi R, Kishimoto K, Kobori A, Koyanagi Y, Komano JA, Murakami A. Development of 7SK snRNA mimics that inhibit HIV transcription. ChemMedChem, 10.1002/cmdc.202100422 (2021). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cmdc.202100422 A02-1

– Yamamoto T*, Mukai Y, Wada F, Terada C, Kayaba Y, Oh K, Yamayoshi A, Obika S, Harada–Shiba M. Highly Potent GalNAc-Conjugated Tiny LNA Anti-miRNA-122 Antisense Oligonucleotides. Pharmaceutics. 2021; 13(6):817. https://doi.org/10.3390/pharmaceutics13060817 A02-1

– J. Li, Y. Mu, Y. Liu, A. Kishimura, T. Mori*, Y. Katayama*, Effect of size and loading of retinoic acid in polyvinyl butyrate nanoparticles on amelioration of colitis, polymers, in press. A03-1

– A.Nakamura, S. Kurihara, D. Takahashi, Y. Nakamura, S. Kimura, W. Ohashi, M. Onuki, A. Kume, Y. Furusa, Y. Obata, S. Fukuda, Y. Sasazawa, S. Saiki, M. Matsumoto*, K. Hase*, Symbiotic polyamine metabolism regulates epithelial proliferation and macrophage differentiation in the colon, Nature Communications, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-22212-1, (2021). A03-1

– Y. Mu, Y. Kinashi, J. Li, T. Yoshikawa, A. Kishimura, M. Tanaka, T. Matsui, T. Mori*, K. Hase*, Y. Katayama*, Polyvinyl butyrate nanoparticles as butyrate donors for colitis treatment, ACS Applied Bio Materials, in press. A03-1

– Y. Mu, Y. Kinashi, A. Kishimura, T. Mori*, K. Hase*, Y. Katayama*, Effect of polyvinyl butyrate nanoparticles incorporated with immune suppressing vitamins on alteration of population of intestinal immune cells, Prog. Nat. Sci. Mater. Int., 30, 707-710 (2020). A03-1