Integrative Life Sciences :
Cellular Network


Assistant Professor HOMMA Yuta
Campus Aobayama campus
Laboratory Membrane Trafficking Mechanisms
Tel +81-22-795-3641
E-mail y-homma@biology.tohoku.ac.jp
Website http://www.biology.tohoku.ac.jp/lab-www/fukuda_lab/home-ja.html
Selected Publications
Kinoshita R, Homma Y, Fukuda M. Rab35-GEFs, DENND1A and folliculin differentially regulate podocalyxin trafficking in two- and three-dimensional epithelial cell cultures. J. Biol. Chem. 295, 3652-3663 (2020).
Homma Y, Kinoshita R, Kuchitsu Y, Wawro PS, Marubashi S, Oguchi ME, Ishida M, Fujita N, Fukuda M. Comprehensive knockout analysis of the Rab family GTPases in epithelial cells. J. Cell. Biol. 218, 2035-2050 (2019).
Kuchitsu Y, Homma Y, Fujita N, Fukuda M. Rab7 knockout unveiled regulated autolysosome maturation induced by glutamine starvation. J. Cell Sci. 131, jcs215442 (2018).
Homma Y, Fukuda M. Rabin8 regulates neurite outgrowth in both GEF activity-dependent and -independent manners. Mol. Biol. Cell 27, 2107–2118 (2016).
Homma Y, Kanno S, Sasaki K, Nishita M, Yasui A, Asano T, Ohashi K, Mizuno K. Insulin receptor substrate-4 binds to Slingshot-1 phosphatase and promotes cofilin dephosphorylation. J. Biol. Chem. 289, 26302-26313 (2014).
Chiba S, Amagai Y, Homma Y, Fukuda M, Mizuno K. NDR2-mediated Rabin8 phosphorylation is crucial for ciliogenesis by switching binding specificity from phosphatidylserine to Sec15. EMBO J. 32, 874-885 (2013).
Activities in Academic Societies
The Molecular Biology Society of Japan, Japan Society for Cell Biology