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Dr. Hiroshi Inaba

BS Chemistry, Nagoya University

MS Chemistry, Nagoya Univeristy

PhD Chemistry, Kyoto University


Postdoctoral Research Associate



11. Anorma C, Hedhli J, Bearrood TE, Pino NW, Gardner SH, Inaba H,  Zhang P, Li Y, Feng D, Dibrell SE, Kilian KA, Dobrucki LW, Fan TM and Chan J. Surveillance of cancer stem cell plasticity using an isoform-selective fluorescent probe for aldehyde dehydrogenase 1A1. ACS Cent. Sci. ASAP.

10. Inaba H, Sanghamitra NJM, Fujita K, Sho T, Kuchimaru T, Kitagawa S, Kizaka-Kondoh S, Ueno T. A metal carbonyl-protein needle composite designed for intracellular CO delivery to modulate NF-κB activity. Mol. BioSyst. 2015, 11, 3111-3118.       

9. Inaba H, Fujita K, Ueno T. Design of biomaterials for intracellular delivery of carbon monoxide. Biomater. Sci. 2015, 13, 1428-1438.

8. Inaba H, Kitagawa S, Ueno T. Protein Needles as Molecular Templates for Artificial Metalloenzymes. Isr. J. Chem. 2015, 55, 40-50.

7. Sanghamitra NJM, Inaba H, Arisaka F, Wang DO, Kanamura S, Kitagawa S, Ueno T. Plasma membrane translocation of a protein needle based on a triple-stranded β-helix motif. Mol. BioSyst. 2014, 10, 2677-2683


6. Inaba H, Sanghamitra NJM, Fukai T, Matsumoto T, Nishijo K, Kanamaru S, Arisaka F, Kitagawa S, Ueno T. Intracellular Protein Delivery System with Protein Needle-GFP Construct. Chem. Lett. 2014, 43, 1505-1507.       

5. Sanghamitra NJM, Inaba H, Kitagawa S, Ueno T. Inorganic design of protein assemblies as supramolecular platforms. J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. Mater. 2013, 23, 50-60.


4. Inaba H, Kanamaru S, Arisaka F, Kitagawa S, Ueno T. Semi‐synthesis of an artificial scandium(III) enzyme with a β-helical bio-nanotube. Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 11424-11427.


3. Yokoi N, Miura Y, Huang CY, Takatani N, Inaba H, Koshiyama T, Kanamaru S, Arisaka F, Watanabe Y, Kitagawa S, Ueno T. Dual modification of a triple‐stranded β-helix nanotube with Ru and Re metal complexes to promote photocatalytic reduction of CO2. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 2074-2076.


2. Inaba H. Construction of new catalytic reaction field by specific arrangement of an artificial protein nanotube. Bull. Jpn. Soc. Coord. Chem. 2011, 57, 143-145.


1. Yokoi N, Inaba H, Terauchi M, Stieg AZ, Sanghamitra NJM, Koshiyama T, Yutani K, Kanamaru S, Arisaka F,  Hikage T, Suzuki A, Yamane T, Gimzewski JK, Watanabe Y, Kitagawa S, Ueno T. Construction of robust bio-nanotubes using the controlled self-assembly of component proteins of bacteriophage T4. Small, 2010, 6, 1873-1879.


Select Awards

3. SciFinder Future Leaders in Chemistry (2014)

2. Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Research Fellow (2012-14)

1. iCeMS-JSPS Overseas Visit Program for Young Researchers (2012)

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