Department of Protozoology
 Nagasaki Univ   Institute of Tropical Medicine Department of Protozoology Kaneko

Oct/2002, Kashiwa-jima Osamu Kaneko, MD, PhD
Osaka City Univ, Medical School, 1990. [Link]
Osaka City Univ, Graduate School, Medical Science, 1996.
Lab Parasitic Dis, NIAID, NIH, USA, Post-Doc, 1996-99. [Link]
Ehime Univ, School of Medicine, Dept Mol Parasitol, Instructor, 2000-2004. [Link]
Ehime Univ, School of Medicine, Dept Mol Parasitol, Associate Professor, 2004-2007.
Nagasaki Univ, Inst Trop Med, Dept Protozool. 2007-
Address Department of Protozoology
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
Sakamoto 1-12-4, Nagasaki 852-8523, Japan
Phone / Fax (+81)-95-819-7838 / (+81)-95-819-7805
Scientific Interest Invasion mechanism of erythrocyte by malaria merozoites
Molecular Epidemiology of the Plasmodium invasion-related molecules
Technique Molecular and Cell Biology
Hobby Climbing, Underwater Photography
  Theme :: Publication :: Award


Invasion mechanism of the erythrocytes by malaria merozoites

Basic data for Plasmodium falciparum
Origin of some P. falciparum strains
Reports for the cross-contamination of P. falciparum strains
Basic values for P. falciparum.



Selected Research Article

Asada M, Takeda M, Tomas WM, Pellegrin A, de Oliveira CHS, Barbosa JD, da Silveira JAG, Braga EM, Kaneko O. Close relationship of Plasmodium sequences detected from South American pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus) to Plasmodium spp. in North American white-tailed deer. Int J Parasitol Parasites Wildl 7(1):44-7 (2018/04) [Science Direct Abstract]

Abkallo HM, Martinelli A, Inoue M, Ramaprasad A, Xangsayarath P, Gitaka J, Tang J, Yahata K, Zoungrana A, Mitaka H, Acharjee A, Datta PP, Hunt P, Carter R, Kaneko O, Mustonen V, Illingworth CJR, Pain A, Culleton R. Rapid identification of genes controlling virulence and immunity in malaria parasites. PLoS Pathog 13(7):e1006447 (2017/07) [Abstract].

Gitaka JN, Takeda M, Kimura M, Idris ZM, Chan CW, Kongere J, Yahata K, Muregi FW, Ichinose Y, Kaneko A, Kaneko O. Selections, frameshift mutations, and copy number variation detected on the surf 4.1 gene in the western Kenyan Plasmodium falciparum population. Malar J 16(1):98 (2017/03) [Abstract]

Lucky AB, Sakaguchi M, Katakai Y, Kawai S, Yahata K, Templeton TJ, Kaneko O. Plasmodium knowlesi Skeleton-Binding Protein 1 Localizes to the 'Sinton and Mulligan' Stipplings in the Cytoplasm of Monkey and Human Erythrocytes. PLoS One 11(10):e0164272. (2016/10) [Abstract]

Templeton TJ, Asada M, Jiratanh M, Ishikawa SA, Tiawsirisup S, Sivakumar T, Namangala B, Takeda M, Mohkaew K, Ngamjituea S, Inoue N, Sugimoto C, Inagaki Y, Suzuki Y, Yokoyama N, Kaewthamasorn M, Kaneko O. Ungulate malaria parasites. Sci Rep 6:23230 (2016/03) [Abstract] Access the recommendation on F1000Prime

Pandey K, Ferreira PE, Ishikawa T, Nagai T, Kaneko O, Yahata K. Ca2+ monitoring in Plasmodium falciparum using the yellow cameleon-Nano biosensor. Sci Rep 6:23454 (2016/03) [Abstract]

Mutungi JK, Yahata K, Sakaguchi M, Kaneko O. Isolation of invasive Plasmodium yoelii merozoites with a long half-life to evaluate invasion dynamics and potential invasion inhibitors. Mol Biochem Parasitol 204(1):26-33 (2015/12) [Free Access until Feb/5/2016] [Abstract]

Kagaya W, Miyazaki S, Yahata K, Ohta N, Kaneko O. The cytoplasmic region of Plasmodium falciparum SURFIN4.2 is required for transport from Maurer's clefts to the red blood cell surface. Trop Med Health 43(4):265-272 (2015/12)

Mutungi JK, Yahata K, Sakaguchi M, Kaneko O. Expression and localisation of rhoptry neck protein 5 in merozoites and sporozoites of Plasmodium yoelii. Parasitol Int 63(6):794-801 (2014/12) [Abstract]

Zhu XT, Yahata K, Alexandre JSF, Tsuboi T, Kaneko O. The N-terminal segment of Plasmodium falciparum SURFIN4.1 is required for its trafficking to the red blood cell cytosol through the endoplasmic reticulum. Parasito Int 62(2):215-29.(2013/04) [Abstract]

Sakura T, Yahata K, Kaneko O. The upstream sequence segment of the C-terminal cysteine-rich domain is required for microneme trafficking of Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte binding antigen 175. Parasito Int 62(2):157-164.(2013/04) [Abstract]

Yahata K, Treeck M, Culleton R, Gilberger TW, Kaneko O. Time-lapse imaging of red blood cell invasion by the rodent malaria parasite Plasmodium yoelii. PLoS ONE 7(12):e50780 (2012) [Abstract]

Tachibana S, Sullivan SA, Kawai S, Nakamura S, Kim HR, Goto N, Arisue N, Palacpac NMQ, Honma H, Yagi M, Tougan T, Katakai Y, Kaneko O, Mita T, Kita K, Yasutomi Y, Sutton PL, Shakhbatyan R, Horii T, Yasunaga T, Barnwell JW, Escalante AA, Carlton JM, Tanabe K. Plasmodium cynomolgi genome sequences provide insight into Plasmodium vivax and the monkey malaria clade. Nat Genet 44(9):1051-1055 (2012) [Abstract]

Asada M, Goto Y, Yahata K, Yokoyama N, Kawai S, Inoue N, Kaneko O, Kawazu S-I. Gliding motility of Babesia bovis merozoites visualized by time-lapse video microscopy.PLoS ONE 7(4):e35227 (2012) [Abstract]

Li J, Pattaradilokrat S, Zhu F, Jiang H, Liu S, Hong L, Fu Y, Koo L, Xu W, Pan W, Carlton JM, Kaneko O, Carter R, Wootton JC, Su XZ. Linkage maps from multiple genetic crosses and loci linked to growth-related virulent phenotype in Plasmodium yoelii. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 108(31):E374-82 (2011/08) [Abstract]

Alexandre JSF, Yahata K, Kawai S, Torii M, Kaneko O. PEXEL-independent trafficking of Plasmodium falciparum SURFIN4.2 to the parasite-infected red blood cell and Maurer's clefts. Parasitol Int 60:313-20 (2011/09) [Abstract]

Otsuki H, Kaneko O, Thongkukiatkul A, Tachibana M, Iriko H, Takeo S, Tsuboi T, Torii M. Single amino acid substitution in Plasmodium yoelii erythrocyte ligand determines its localization and controls parasite virulence. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106(17):7167-72 (2009/04) [Abstract]

Iriko H, Kaneko O, Otsuki H, Tsuboi T, Su XZ, Tanabe K, Torii M.  Diversity and evolution of the rhoph1/clag multigene family of Plasmodium falciparum. Mol Biochem Parasitol 158(1):11-21 (2008/03) [Abstract]

Kaneko O, Yim-Lim BYS, Iriko H, Ling IT, Otsuki H, Grainger M, Tsuboi T, Adams JH, Mattei D, Holder AA, Torii M. Apical expression of three RhopH1/Clag proteins as components of the Plasmodium falciparum RhopH complex. Mol Biochem Parasitol 143(1):20-28 (2005/09).

Winter G, Kawai S, Haeggstrom M, Kaneko O, von Euler A, Kawazu S, Palm D, Fernandez V, Wahlgren M. SURFIN is a polymorphic antigen expressed on Plasmodium falciparum merozoites and infected erythrocytes. J Exp Med 201(11):1853-63 (2005/06). [Abstract]

Rungruang T, Kaneko O, Murakami Y, Tsuboi T, Hamamoto H, Akimitsu N, Sekimizu K, Kinoshita T, Torii M. Erythrocyte surface glycosylphosphatidyl inositol anchored receptor for the malaria parasite. Mol Biochem Parasitol 140(1):13-21 (2005/03). [Abstract]

Mayer DC, Mu JB, Kaneko O, Duan J, Su XZ, Miller LH. Polymorphism in the Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte-binding ligand JESEBL/EBA-181 alters its receptor specificity. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 101(8): 2518-23 (2004/02) [Abstract] [Full Text] [PMC Citation]

Review Article

Templeton TJ, Martinsen E, Kaewthamasorn, Kaneko O. The rediscovery of malaria parasites of ungulates. Parasitology 143(12):1501-8 (2016) [Abstract]

Culleton R, Kaneko O. Erythrocyte binding ligands in malaria parasites: Intracellular trafficking and parasite virulence. Acta Tropica 114(3):131-7 (2010/06) [Abstract]

Udomsangpetch R, Kaneko O, Chotivanich K, Sattabongkot J. Cultivation of Plasmodium vivax. Trends Parasitol 24(2):85-8. (2008) [Abstract]

Kaneko O.  Erythrocyte invasion: vocabulary and grammar of the Plasmodium rhoptry. Parasitol Int 56(4):255-62 (2007). [Abstract]

Adams JH, Kaneko O, Blair PL, Peterson DS. An Expanding ebl Family of Plasmodium falciparum.. Trends Parasitol 17(6): 297-9(2001) [No Abstract]

Tanabe K, Sakihama N, Kaneko O, Saito-Ito A, Kimura M. A PCR method for molecular epidemiology of Plasmodium falciparum Msp-1. Tokai J Exp Clin Med 23(6): 375-81 (1998) [Abstract]

Ferreira MU, Kaneko O, Kimura M, Liu Q, Kawamoto F, Tanabe K. Allelic diversity at the merozoite surface protein-1 locus in natural Plasmodium falciparum populations: a brief overview.  Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, 93(5): 631-638 (1998) [Abstract] [Full Text]


Award and others

Parasitology International, Excellence in Reviewing, 2013.

ICMER (for SEA & SWP group) Scientific Advisory Group member  2013-

MR4 Scientific Advisory Committee member  2006.Sep-2009.Nov

The Japanese Society of Parasitology, Young Investigator Award, 2002.  (for "The high molecular mass rhoptry protein, RhopH1, is encoded by members of the clag multigene family in Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium yoelii")

Osaka City Academy of Medicine, Mayer's Award, 1998
(for "Plasmodium falciparum: Allelic variation in the merozoite surface protein 1 gene in wild isolates from Southern Vietnam")

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