Makoto Miyata
  • Faculty, Osaka City University Osaka
Research fields
  • Microbiology
Personal information


Doctor of Science in Physiology course, Faculty of Science, Osaka University, 1988

Current position

Professor at Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science, Osaka City University

Publications (since 2008)

  1. Kamada, K., Miyata, M. and Hirano, T. (2013). Molecular basis of SMC ATPase activation: role of internal structural changes of the regulatory subcomplex ScpAB. Structure 21(4): 581-594.
  2. Taniguchi, T., Miyauchi, K., Nakane, D., Miyata, M., Muto, A., Nishimura, S. and Suzuki, T. (2013). Decoding system for the AUA codon by tRNAIle with the UAU anticodon in Mycoplasma mobile. Nucleic Acids Res 41(4): 2621-2631.
  3. Kasai, T., Nakane, D., Ishida, H., Ando, H., Kiso, M. and Miyata, M. (2013). Role of binding in Mycoplasma mobile and Mycoplasma pneumoniae gliding analyzed through inhibition by synthesized sialylated compounds. J Bacteriol 195(3): 429-435.
  4. Wu, H. N. and Miyata, M. (2012). Whole surface image of Mycoplasma mobile, suggested by protein identification and immunofluorescence microscopy. J Bacteriol 194(21): 5848-5855.
  5. Adan-Kubo, J., Yoshii, S. H., Kono, H. and Miyata, M. (2012). Molecular structure of isolated MvspI, a variable surface protein of the fish pathogen Mycoplasma mobile. J Bacteriol 194(12): 3050-3057.
  6. Wu, H. N., Kawaguchi, C., Nakane, D. and Miyata, M. (2012). "Mycoplasmal antigen modulation," a novel surface variation suggested for a lipoprotein specifically localized on Mycoplasma mobile. Curr Microbiol 64(5): 433-440.
  7. Sato, C., Manaka, S., Nakane, D., Nishiyama, H., Suga, M., Nishizaka, T., Miyata, M. and Maruyama, Y. (2012). Rapid imaging of mycoplasma in solution using Atmospheric Scanning Electron Microscopy (ASEM). Biochem Biophys Res Commun 417(4): 1213-1218.
  8. Nakane, D. and Miyata, M. (2012). Mycoplasma mobile cells elongated by detergent and their pivoting movements in gliding. J Bacteriol 194(1): 122-130.
  9. Nakane, D., Adan-Kubo, J., Kenri, T. and Miyata, M. (2011). Isolation and characterization of P1 adhesin, a leg protein of the gliding bacterium Mycoplasma pneumoniae. J Bacteriol 193(3): 715-722.
  10. Miyata, M. (2010). Unique centipede mechanism of Mycoplasma gliding. Annu Rev Microbiol 64: 519-537.
  11. Lesoil, C., Nonaka, T., Sekiguchi, H., Osada, T., Miyata, M., Afrin, R. and 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(3): 1312-1317.
  12. Nonaka, T., Adan-Kubo, J. and Miyata, M. (2010). Triskelion structure of the Gli521 protein, involved in the gliding mechanism of Mycoplasma mobile. J Bacteriol 192(3): 636-642.
  13. Chen, J., Neu, J., Miyata, M. and Oster, G. (2009). Motor-substrate interactions in mycoplasma motility explains non-Arrhenius temperature dependence. Biophys J 97(11): 2930-2938.
  14. Nakane, D. and Miyata, M. (2009). Cytoskeletal asymmetrical dumbbell structure of a gliding mycoplasma, Mycoplasma gallisepticum, revealed by negative-staining electron microscopy. J Bacteriol 191(10): 3256-3264.
  15. Miyata, M. (2009). [Secrets of mycoplasma, bother in our lab--cell motility without motor proteins or cytoskeletons]. Seikagaku 81(1): 31-35.
  16. Uenoyama, A., Seto, S., Nakane, D. and Miyata, M. (2009). Regions on Gli349 and Gli521 protein molecules directly involved in movements of Mycoplasma mobile gliding machinery, suggested by use of inhibitory antibodies and mutants. J Bacteriol 191(6): 1982-1985.
  17. Miyata, M. (2008). [Cytoskeleton of mycoplasma as gliding pathogenic bacteria: no tubulin, no actin]. Tanpakushitsu Kakusan Koso 53(13): 1752-1758.
  18. Miyata, M. (2008). Centipede and inchworm models to explain Mycoplasma gliding. Trends Microbiol 16(1): 6-12.
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