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Daisuke Murata, Ph.D.

Daisuke Murata, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
410-502-6842
Current lab: 
Sesaki Lab
Associated Faculty: 
Selected Publications:
Murata D, Arai K, Iijima M, Sesaki H. Mitochondrial Division, Fusion and Degradation. J Biochem. 2020;167:233-241  
Itoh K, Murata D, Kato T, Yamada T, Araki Y, Saito A, Adachi Y, Igarashi A, Li S, Pletnikov M, Huganir RL, Watanabe S, Kamiya A, Iijima M, Sesaki H. Brain-specific Drp1 regulates postsynaptic endocytosis and dendrite formation independently of mitochondrial division. Elife. 2019 Oct 11;8. pii: e44739.  
Yamada T, Murata D, Adachi Y, Itoh K, Kameoka S, Igarashi A, Kato T, Araki Y, Huganir RL, Dawson TM, Yanagawa T, Okamoto K, Iijima M and Sesaki H. (2018). Mitochondrial stasis reveals p62-mediated ubiquitination in parkin-independent mitophagy and mitigates nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Cell Metab. 2018 Oct 2;28(4):588-604.e5.  
Igarashi, A., Itoh, K., Yamada, T., Adachi, Y., kato, T., Murata, D., Sesaki, H., and Iijima, M. (2018).  Nuclear PTEN deficiency causes microcephaly with decreased neuronal soma size and increased seizure susceptibility. J Biol Chem. 2018 Jun 15;293(24):9292-9300