Toshiya Osada
Toshiya Osada

Associate Professor, Department of Life Science
PhD 1985, The University of Tokyo
E-mail: tosada(at)
Office: Room921, B2 building, Suzukakedai campus

Areas of Research:  Biophysics, Neuroscience.

Key words: GPCR, Fission Yeast, Vomeronasal Organ, Pheromone, AFM.

Selected publications

  1. Hidaka S, Nikaido O, Kiyosaki S, Ikai A, and Osada T. (2013) Interaction between peptide pheromone or its truncated derivatives and pheromone receptor of the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe examined by a force spectroscopy study and a GFP reporter assay, Journal of Surface Engineered Materials and Advanced Technology 3 36-42.
  2. Sasuga S, Hidaka S, Ohkura S, Okamura H, and Osada T (2013) Gene expression of bovine vomeronasal receptors, EJBS Article ID 7-05
  3. Sasuga S and Osada T (2012) The reporter system for GPCR assay with the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Scientifica 2012: Article ID 674256
  4. Sasuga S, Abe R, Nikaido O, Kiyosaki S, Sekiguchi H, Ikai A and Osada T (2012) Interaction between cand its receptor of the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe examined by a force spectroscopy study, Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology 2012:Article ID 804793
  5. Hakari T, Sekiguchi H, Osada T, Kishimoto K, Afrin R, and Ikai A (2011) Non-linear displacement of ventral stress fibers under externally applied lateral force by an atomic force microscope, Cytoskeleton 68:628-638
  6. Lesoil C, Nonaka T, Sekiguchi H, Osada T, Miyata M, Afrin R, Ikai A. (2010) Molecular shape and binding force of Mycoplasma mobile's leg protein Gli349 revealed by an AFM study. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 391 1312-1317
  7. Sekiguchi H, Hidaka A, Shiga Y, Ikai A, Osada T.(2009) High-sensitivity detection of proteins using gel electrophoresis and atomic force microscopy. Ultramicroscopy 109 916–922
  8. Uehara H, Ikai A, Osada T.(2009) Detection of mRNA in Single Living Cells Using AFM Nanoprobes. Methods Mol Biol. 544:599-608.

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