Tanikawa T., Kiba Y., Yu J., Hsu K., Chen S., Ishii A., Yokogawa T., Suzuki R., Y Inoue Y., Kitamura M., (2022) Degradative effect of nattokinase on Spike protein of SARS-CoV-2. Molecules, 22 ( 17 )   5405 . [Corresponding author]

Natsuhara D., Misawa S., Saito R., Shirai K., Okamoto S., Nagai M., Kitamura M., & Shibata T. A microfluidic diagnostic device with air plug-in valves for the simultaneous genetic detection of various food allergens. Scientific Reports (in press)

Kamauchi H., Furukawa M., Kiba Y., Kitamura M., Katakura M., Takao K., & Sugita Y (2022). Antifungal activity of dehydrocurvularin for Candida spp. through the inhibition of adhesion to human adenocarcinoma cells. Journal of Antibiotics (in press)

Tanikawa T., Hayashi T., Suzuki R., Kitamura M., & Inoue Y. (2022). Inhibitory effect of honokiol on furin-like activity and SARS-CoV-2 infection. Journal of traditional and complementary medicine, 12(1), 69–72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcme.2021.09.005 [Corresponding author]

Kitamura, M., Muramatsu, N., Yokogawa, T., Kiba, Y., & Suzuki, R. (2022). Fruit body formation and intra-species DNA polymorphism in Japanese Wolfiporia cocos strains. Journal of natural medicines, 10.1007/s11418-022-01617-2. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11418-022-01617-2 [Corresponding author]

Tanikawa T., Kitamura M., Hayashi Y., Yokogawa T. & Inoue Y. (2022). Curcumae Longae Rhizoma and Saussureae Radix inhibit nitric oxide production and cannabinoid receptor 2 downregulation. In vivo (Athens, Greece)36(1), 227–232. https://doi.org/10.21873/invivo.12695 [Corresponding author]

Suzuki, R., Kasuya, Y., Sano, A., Tomita, J., Maruyama, T., & Kitamura, M. (2022). Comparison of various commercially available cinnamon barks using NMR metabolomics and the quantification of coumarin by quantitative NMR methods. Journal of natural medicines76(1), 87–93. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11418-021-01554-6


Kiba Y., Oyama R., Misawa S., Tanikawa T., Kitamura M., & Suzuki R. (2021). Screening for inhibitory effects of crude drugs on furin-like enzymatic activities. Journal of natural medicines75(4), 1080–1085. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11418-021-01519-9 [Corresponding author]

Misawa S, Natsuhara D, Kiba Y, Yamamuro T, Suzuki R, Shibata T, Kitamura M. (2021) Rapid identification of Colchicum autumnale based on loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay. Forensic Toxicology 39, 259 – 265. [Corresponding author]

Tanikawa T., Kitamura M., Hayashi Y., Tomida N., Uwaya A., Isami F., & Inoue Y. (2021). Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Morinda citrifolia Extract against Lipopolysaccharide-Induced Inflammation in RAW264 Cells. Medicines (Basel, Switzerland)8(8), 43. https://doi.org/10.3390/medicines8080043


Kitamura M., Kiba Y., Suzuki R., Tomida N., Uwaya A., Isami F., & Deng S. (2020). Cannabidiol Content and In Vitro Biological Activities of Commercial Cannabidiol Oils and Hemp Seed Oils. Medicines (Basel, Switzerland)7(9), 57. https://doi.org/10.3390/medicines7090057 [Corresponding author]

Intharuksa A., Kitamura M., Peerakam N., Charoensup W., Ando H., Sasaki Y., & Sirisa-Ard P. (2020). Evaluation of white Kwao Krua (Pueraria candollei Grah. ex Benth.) products sold in Thailand by molecular, chemical, and microscopic analyses. Journal of natural medicines74(1), 106–118. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11418-019-01351-2


Utsumi T., Suzuki R., Kamauchi H., Misawa S., Kitamura M., Sugita Y., Shirataki Y..  (2019) A New γ-Butenolide Glycoside from The Root of Styphnolobium japonicumHeterocycles, 98:1251-1257. 

Kitamura M., Kazato A., Yamamuro T., Ando H., Sasaki Y., Suzuki R., & Shirataki Y. (2019). Rapid identification of Aconitum plants based on loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay. BMC research notes12(1), 408. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4463-1 [Corresponding author]

Kitamura M., Muramatsu N., Suzuki R., Shirataki Y. (2019) Authentication of Shan-Dou-Gen Based on DNA Analysis. Nat. Prod. Commun., 14:1-5.  [Corresponding author]

Kitamura M. (2019) DNA Typing for Individual Identifcation, YAKUGAKU ZASSHI, 39:725-730. [Corresponding author] 


Yamamuro T., Miyamoto S., Kitamura M., Muro T., Iwata Y. T., Segawa H., Kuwayama K., Tsujikawa K., Kanamori T., & Inoue H. (2018). Development of simple and accurate detection systems for Cannabis sativa using DNA chromatography. Forensic science international291, 68–75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2018.08.006

Kitamura M., Aragane M., Nakamura K., Adachi T., Watanabe K., & Sasaki Y. (2018). Improved On-Site Protocol for the DNA-Based Species Identification of Cannabis sativa by Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification. Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin41(8), 1303–1306. https://doi.org/10.1248/bpb.b18-00272 [Corresponding author]

Kitamura, M., Kubo, S., Tanaka, J., & Adachi, T. (2018). Rapid screening method for male DNA by using the loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay. International journal of legal medicine132(4), 975–981. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-017-1661-z [Corresponding author]

Kitamura M., Ando H., & Sasaki Y. (2018). Morphological and genetic differences between Coptis japonica var. anemonifolia H. Ohba and Coptis japonica var. major Satake in Hokuriku area. Journal of natural medicines72(2), 514–522. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11418-018-1179-9

Kitamura M., Aragane M., Nakamura K., Watanabe K., & Sasaki Y. (2017). Rapid identification of drug-type strains in Cannabis sativa using loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay. Journal of natural medicines71(1), 86–95. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11418-016-1031-z

安藤広和,北村雅史,佐々木陽平,北岡文美代,御影雅幸, マオウ属植物の栽培研究(第8報)旧国立衛生試験所が導入し保存されてきたマオウ属植物Ep−13の遺伝的背景について, 薬用植物研究,35:1-9, (2016). 

Kitamura M., Aragane M., Nakamura K., Watanabe K., & Sasaki Y. (2016). Development of Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) Assay for Rapid Detection of Cannabis sativa. Biological & pharmaceutical bulletin39(7), 1144–1149. https://doi.org/10.1248/bpb.b16-00090

Nishimoto-Morita K., Shin H. W., Mitsuhashi H., Kitamura M., Zhang Q., Johannes L., & Nakayama K. (2009). Differential effects of depletion of ARL1 and ARFRP1 on membrane trafficking between the trans-Golgi network and endosomes. The Journal of biological chemistry284(16), 10583–10592. https://doi.org/10.1074/jbc.M900847200

Shin H. W., Kobayashi H., Kitamura M., Waguri S., Suganuma T., Uchiyama Y., & Nakayama K. (2005). Roles of ARFRP1 (ADP-ribosylation factor-related protein 1) in post-Golgi membrane trafficking. Journal of cell science118(Pt 17), 4039–4048. https://doi.org/10.1242/jcs.02524

Shakoori A., Fujii G., Yoshimura S., Kitamura M., Nakayama K., Ito T., Ohno H., & Nakamura N. (2003). Identification of a five-pass transmembrane protein family localizing in the Golgi apparatus and the ER. Biochemical and biophysical research communications312(3), 850–857. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2003.10.197

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