Yasu S. Morita
Yasu S. Morita
Assistant Professor of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts
Verified email at microbio.umass.edu
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Direct recognition of the mycobacterial glycolipid, trehalose dimycolate, by C-type lectin Mincle
E Ishikawa, T Ishikawa, YS Morita, K Toyonaga, H Yamada, O Takeuchi, ...
Journal of experimental medicine 206 (13), 2879-2888, 2009
5972009
Specialized fatty acid synthesis in African trypanosomes: myristate for GPI anchors
YS Morita, KS Paul, PT Englund
Science 288 (5463), 140-143, 2000
1292000
PimE is a polyprenol-phosphate-mannose-dependent mannosyltransferase that transfers the fifth mannose of phosphatidylinositol mannoside in mycobacteria
YS Morita, CBC Sena, RF Waller, K Kurokawa, MF Sernee, F Nakatani, ...
Journal of Biological Chemistry 281 (35), 25143-25155, 2006
1212006
Biosynthesis of mycobacterial phosphatidylinositol mannosides
YS Morita, JH Patterson, H Billman-Jacobe, MJ McCONVILLE
Biochemical Journal 378 (2), 589-597, 2004
872004
Critical roles for lipomannan and lipoarabinomannan in cell wall integrity of mycobacteria and pathogenesis of tuberculosis
T Fukuda, T Matsumura, M Ato, M Hamasaki, Y Nishiuchi, Y Murakami, ...
MBio 4 (1), 2013
832013
PIG-V involved in transferring the second mannose in glycosylphosphatidylinositol
JY Kang, Y Hong, H Ashida, N Shishioh, Y Murakami, YS Morita, Y Maeda, ...
Journal of Biological Chemistry 280 (10), 9489-9497, 2005
812005
Compartmentalization of lipid biosynthesis in mycobacteria
YS Morita, R Velasquez, E Taig, RF Waller, JH Patterson, D Tull, ...
Journal of Biological Chemistry 280 (22), 21645-21652, 2005
762005
Identification of a novel protein with a role in lipoarabinomannan biosynthesis in mycobacteria
S Kovacevic, D Anderson, YS Morita, J Patterson, R Haites, BNI McMillan, ...
Journal of Biological Chemistry 281 (14), 9011-9017, 2006
682006
Fatty acid synthesis in African trypanosomes: a solution to the myristate mystery
KS Paul, D Jiang, YS Morita, PT Englund
Trends in parasitology 17 (8), 381-387, 2001
632001
Function of phosphatidylinositol in mycobacteria
RE Haites, YS Morita, MJ McConville, H Billman-Jacobe
Journal of Biological Chemistry 280 (12), 10981-10987, 2005
542005
Inositol lipid metabolism in mycobacteria: biosynthesis and regulatory mechanisms
YS Morita, T Fukuda, CBC Sena, Y Yamaryo-Botte, MJ McConville, ...
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-General Subjects 1810 (6), 630-641, 2011
462011
Mutations in pimE restore lipoarabinomannan synthesis and growth in a Mycobacterium smegmatis lpqW mutant
PK Crellin, S Kovacevic, KL Martin, R Brammananth, YS Morita, ...
Journal of bacteriology 190 (10), 3690-3699, 2008
402008
Spatially distinct and metabolically active membrane domain in mycobacteria
JM Hayashi, CY Luo, JA Mayfield, T Hsu, T Fukuda, AL Walfield, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (19), 5400-5405, 2016
372016
Controlled expression of branch-forming mannosyltransferase is critical for mycobacterial lipoarabinomannan biosynthesis
CBC Sena, T Fukuda, K Miyanagi, S Matsumoto, K Kobayashi, ...
Journal of Biological Chemistry 285 (18), 13326-13336, 2010
372010
Localization of Dictyostelium myoB and myoD to filopodia and cell-cell contact sites using isoform-specific antibodies.
YS Morita, G Jung, JA Hammer 3rd, Y Fukui
European journal of cell biology 71 (4), 371-379, 1996
371996
Metabolism of plasma membrane lipids in mycobacteria and corynebacteria
PK Crellin, CY Luo, YS Morita
Lipid Metabolism 6, 119-148, 2013
362013
C-type lectin receptor DCAR recognizes mycobacterial phosphatidyl-inositol mannosides to promote a Th1 response during infection
K Toyonaga, S Torigoe, Y Motomura, T Kamichi, JM Hayashi, YS Morita, ...
Immunity 45 (6), 1245-1257, 2016
352016
Identification and characterization of protozoan products that trigger the synthesis of IL-12 by inflammatory macrophages
RT Gazzinelli, MM Camargo, IC Almeida, YS Morita, M Giraldo, ...
Chemical immunology 68, 136-152, 1997
291997
Glycosyl Phosphatidylinositol Myristoylation in African Trypanosomes NEW INTERMEDIATES IN THE PATHWAY FOR FATTY ACID REMODELING
YS Morita, A Acosta-Serrano, LU Buxbaum, PT Englund
Journal of Biological Chemistry 275 (19), 14147-14154, 2000
282000
Lipoarabinomannan binding to lactosylceramide in lipid rafts is essential for the phagocytosis of mycobacteria by human neutrophils
H Nakayama, H Kurihara, YS Morita, T Kinoshita, L Mauri, A Prinetti, ...
Science signaling 9 (449), ra101-ra101, 2016
252016
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