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Publications in 2018

  1. W. Choi, H. Nishiyama, Y. Ogawa, Y. Ueno, K. Furukawa, T. Takeuchi, Y. Tsutsui, T. Sakurai, and S. Seki

    Relaxation of Plasma Carriers in Graphene: An Approach by Frequency-Dependent Optical Conductivity Measurement

    Adv. Opt. Mater. 6 (14), 1701402 (2018).

  2. A. Tanaka, Y. Fujii, N. Kasai, T. Okajima, and H. Nakashima

    Regulation of neuritogenesis in hippocampal neurons using stiffness of extracellular microenvironment

    PLoS One 13 (2), e0191928 (2018).

Publications in 2017

  1. T. F. Teshima, H. Nakashima, Y. Ueno, S. Sasaki, C. S. Henderson and S. Tsukada

    Cell Assembly in Self-foldable Multi-layered Soft Micro-rolls

    Sci Rep 7, 17376 (2017).

  2. A. Oshima and K. Sumitomo

    Vesicle fusion with bilayer lipid membrane controlled by electrostatic interaction

    Biochem Biophys Rep. 11 58-63 (2017)

  3. K. Sumitomo and A. Oshima

    Liquid-Ordered/Liquid-Crystalline Phase Separation at a Lipid Bilayer Suspended over Microwells

    Langmuir, 2017, 33 (46), pp 13277–13283

  4. K. Furukawa, T. Teshima, and Y. Ueno

    Self-propelled ion gel at air-water interface

    Sci Rep 7, 9323 (2017).

  5. R. Ohta, Y. Ueno, and K. Ajito

    Raman Spectroscopy of Pharmaceutical Cocrystals in Nanosized Pores of Mesoporous Silica

    Anal. Sci. 33 (1) 47-52 (2017).

Publications in 2016

  1. N. Kasai

    Nano-biointerfaces for Detection and Control of Biological Information

    Electrochemistry 84 (9), 688-694 (2016).

  2. K. Furukawa, Y. Ueno, M. Takamura and H. Hibino

    Graphene FRET Aptasensor

    ACS Sens. 1 (6), 710-716 (2016).

  3. N. Kasai, R. Lu, R. Filip, T. Goto, A. Tanaka and K. Sumitomo

    Neuronal Growth on a-Si and Au Nanopillars

    Electrochemistry 84 (5), 296-298 (2016).

  4. T. Goto, N. Kasai, R. Lu, R. Filip and K. Sumitomo

    Scanning Electron Microscopy Observation of Interface Between Single Neurons and Conductive Surfaces

    J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 16 (4), 3383-3387 (2016).

  5. M. Godonoga, T. Y. Lin, A. Oshima, K. Sumitomo, M. S. L. Tang, Y. W. Cheung, A. B. Kinghorn, R. M. Dirkzwager, C. S. Zhou, A. Kuzuya, J. A. Tanner and J. G. Heddle

    A DNA aptamer recognising a malaria protein biomarker can function as part of a DNA origami assembly

    Sci Rep. 6 21266 (2016).

  6. T. Teshima, H. Nakashima, N. Kasai, S. Sasaki, A. Tanaka, S. Tsukada, and K. Sumitomo

    Mobile Silk Fibroin Electrode for Manipulation and Electrical Stimulation of Adherent Cells

    Adv. Funct. Mater. 26 (45) 8185-8193 (2016).

Publications in 2015

  1. R. Forbes, Y. Kashimura and K. Sumitomo

    Hermetically sealed microwell with a lipid bilayer created using a self-assembled monolayer

    Appl. Phys. Express 8, 117201 (2015).

  2. A. Tanaka, H. Nakashima, Y. Kashimura and K. Sumitomo

    Electrostatically induced planar lipid membrane formation on a cationic hydrogel array by the fusion of small negatively charged unilamellar vesicles

    Colloid Surf. A-Physicochem. Eng. Asp. 477, 63-69 (2015).

  3. A. Tanaka, R. Tanaka, N. Kasai, S. Tsukada, T. Okajima and K. Sumitomo

    Time-lapse imaging of morphological changes in a single neuron during the early stages of apoptosis using scanning ion conductance microscopy

    J. Struct. Biol. 191, 32-38 (2015).

  4. H. Akazawa and Y. Ueno

    Control of surface wettability of hydroxyapatite thin films by way of crystal imperfections

    Appl. Phys. Express 8, 107001 (2015).

  5. Y. Ueno, K. Furukawa, A. Tin and H. Hibino

    On-chip FRET Graphene Oxide Aptasensor: Quantitative Evaluation of Enhanced Sensitivity by Aptamer with a Double-stranded DNA Spacer

    Anal. Sci. 31, 875-879 (2015).

Publications in 2014

  1. T. Goto, Y. Harada, D. Cox and K. Sumitomo

    Fabrication of a ring structure at the aperture of a hole for the efficient suspension of a lipid bilayer

    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 53 (9), 096503 (2014).

  2. Y. Kashimura, K. Sumitomo and K. Furukawa

    Electrostatic control of the dynamics of lipid bilayer self-spreading using a nanogap gate

    Mater. Res. Express 1 (3), 035404 (2014).

  3. Y. Shinozaki, A. Tanaka, N. Kasai, K. Torimitsu and K. Sumitomo

    Ligand-induced structural changes in a membrane-reconstituted ion channel observed with atomic force microscopy

    Appl. Phys. Express 7 (2), 027001 (2014).

  4. A. Tanaka, Y. Kashimura, E. Kuramochi and K. Sumitomo

    Formation of a suspended lipid membrane on a microcavity covered by a thin SiOし2た layer with a nanohole array

    Appl. Phys. Express 7 (1), 017001 (2014).

  5. A. Tanaka, H. Nakashima, Y. Kashimura and K. Sumitomo

    Fabrication of a gel-supported lipid membrane array on a silicon substrate

    Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 53 (1), 01AF02 (2014).

  6. N. Kasai, R. Lu, T. Goto, A. Tanaka, S. Tsukada, Y. Harada and K. Sumitomo

    Observation of Neuronal Death In Vitro by SEM and Optical Microscopy

    e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology 12, 179-184 (2014)..

Publications in 2013

  1. J. Baranovic, CS. Ramanujan, N. Kasai, CR. Midgett, DR. Madden, K. Torimitsu, and JF. Ryan

    Reconstitution of Homomeric GluA2しflopた Receptors in Supported Lipid Membranes FUNCTIONAL AND STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES

    J. Biol. Chem. 288 (12), 8647-8657 (2013).

  2. J. Brown, P. Kocher, CS. Ramanujan, DN. Sharp, K. Torimitsu, and JF. Ryan

    Electrically conducting, ultra-sharp, high aspect-ratio probes for AFM fabricated by electron-beam-induced deposition of platinum

    Ultramicroscopy 133, 62-66 (2013).

  3. Y. Furukawa, A. Shimada, K. Kato, H. Iwata, and K. Torimitsu

    Monitoring neural stem cell differentiation using PEDOT-PSS based MEA

    Biochim. Biophys. Acta-Gen. Subj. 1830 (9), 4329-4333 (2013).

  4. Y. Kashimura, K. Furukawa, and K. Torimitsu

    Electrostatic Control of Artificial Cell Membrane Spreading by Tuning the Thickness of an Electric Double Layer in a Nanogap

    IEICE Trans. Electron. E86C (3), 344-347 (2013).

Publications in 2012

  1. AD. Malay, JG. Heddle, S. Tomita, K. Iwasaki, N. Miyazaki, K. Sumitomo, H. Yanagi, I. Yamashita, and Y. Uraoka

    Gold Nanoparticle-Induced Formation of Artificial Protein Capsids

    Nano Letters 12 (4), 20562059 (2012).

  2. H. Nakashima, MJ. Higgins, C. O'Connell, K. Torimitsu, and GG. Wallace

    Liquid Deposition Patterning of Conducting Polymer Ink onto Hard and Soft Flexible Substrates via Dip-Pen Nano lithography

    Langmuir 28 (1), 804811 (2012).

  3. C. O'Connell, MJ. Higgins, H. Nakashima, SE. Moulton, and GG. Wallace

    Vapor Phase Polymerization of EDOT from Submicrometer Scale Oxidant Patterned by Dip-Pen Nanolithography

    Langmuir 28 (26), 99539960 (2012).

  4. K. Sumitomo, A. McAllister, Y. Tamba, Y. Kashimura, A. Tanaka, Y. Shinozaki, and K. Torimitsu

    Ca2+ ion transport through channels formed by alpha-hemolysin analyzed using a microwell array on a Si substrate

    Biosensors & Bioelectronics 31 (1), 445450 (2012).

  5. S. Tsukada, H. Nakashima, and K. Torimitsu

    Conductive Polymer Combined Silk Fiber Bundle for Bioelectrical Signal Recording

    Plos One 7 (4), e33689 (2012).