Areas of Expertise

Infectious Diseases, Immunology, Structural Biology, Network Biology, Microbiology, Oral Biology, Neurobiology.

Representative publications

  • Miya, C., Cueno, M. E., Suzuki, R., Maruoka, S., Gon, Y., Kaneko, T., Yonehara, Y., & Imai, K. (2020). Porphyromonas gingivalis gingipains potentially affect MUC5AC gene expression and protein levels in respiratory epithelial cells. FEBS open bio, 10.1002/2211-5463.13066. Advance online publication.
  • Koike, R., Cueno, M. E., Nodomi, K., Tamura, M., Kamio, N., Tanaka, H., Kotani, A., & Imai, K. (2020). Heat-Killed Fusobacterium nucleatum Triggers Varying Heme-Related Inflammatory and Stress Responses Depending on Primary Human Respiratory Epithelial Cell Type. Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 25(17), 3839.
  • Cueno, M. E., Iguchi, K., Suemitsu, K., Hirano, M., Hanzawa, K., Isoda, T., Ueno, M., Iguchi, R., Otani, A., & Imai, K. (2020). Structural insights into the potential changes in receptor binding site found in the 1998-2018 influenza B/Yamagata hemagglutinin: A putative correlation between receptor binding site structural variability and seasonal infection. Journal of molecular graphics & modelling, 97, 107580.

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D. Med. Sci., Nagoya City University