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Tonau NAKAI


Faculty of Engineering, Tottori University
Associate Professor

Address: Faculty of Engineering, Tottori University
4-101 Koyama-minami
Tottori 680-8552, Japan
Room: Room 1206, Faculty of Engineering
Tel/Fax: +81-857-31-5499
e-mail: nakaitottori-u.ac.jp



Research Contents


*Numerical and experimental investigation on swimming of microorganisms
*Higher-order structure of DNA


Publications

"Marked differences in volume phase transitions between gel and single molecule in DNA" Hiroyuki Mayama, Tonau Nakai, Eisei Takushi, Kaoru Tsujii, Kenichi Yoshikawa Journal of Chemical Physics 127, 034901-1―034901-5 (2007).

"Weak Interaction Induces an ON/OFF Switch, whereas Strong Interaction Causes Gradual Change: Folding Transition of a Long Duplex DNA Chain by Poly-L-lysine" Tatsuo Akitaya, Asako Seno, Tonau Nakai, Norio Hazemoto, Shizuaki Murata, Kenichi Yoshikawa Biomacromolecules, 8, 273-278 (2007).

"Effects of NaI salt on structure of a spin-coated DMPC lipid film", N.L. Yamada, N. Torikai, T. Nakai, M. Hishida, K. Sakurai and H. Seto Physica B, 385-386, 719-721 (2006).
"Hydrodynamic radius of circular DNA is larger than that of linear DNA" Sumiko Araki, Tonau Nakai, Kohji Hizume, Kunio Takeyasu, Kenichi Yoshikawa Chemical Physics Letters, 418, 255-259 (2006).

"All-or-none switching of transcriptional activity on single DNA molecules caused by a discrete conformational transition" Ayako Yamada, Koji Kubo, Tonau Nakai, Kenichi Yoshikawa, Kanta Tsumoto Applied Physics Letters , 86, 223901 (2005).

"Phase Transition in Reconstituted Chromatin" Tonau Nakai, Kohji Hizume, Shige. H. Yoshimura, Kunio Takeyasu, Kenichi Yoshikawa Europhysics Letters, 69, 1024-1030 (2005).

"Ascorbic acid induces a marked conformational change in long duplex DNA", Yuko Yoshikawa, Mari Suzuki, Ning Chen, Anatoly A. Zinchenko, Shizuaki Murata, Toshio Kanbe, Tonau Nakai, Hidehiro Oana, Kenichi Yoshikawa European Journal of Biochemistry, 270, 3101-3106 (2003).

"DNA Dissolves Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Water", Naotoshi Nakashima, Shingo Okuzono, Hiroto Murakami, Tonau Nakai, Kenichi Yoshikawa, Chemistry Letters, 32, 456-457 (2003).

"Phase Transition and Segregation in Chromatin Reconstituted from Giant DNA" Tonau Nakai 『物性研究』84,886-887 (2005).

「再構成クロマチンの凝縮相転移」 中井 唱 『物性研究』83, 391-392 (2004).






International Conferences

"Phase Transition and Segregation in Reconstituted Chromatin from Giant DNA" Tonau Nakai and Kenichi Yoshikawa Macro 2006 - World Polymer Congress, 41st International Symposium on Macromolecules, Windsor Barra Hotel & Congressos, Rio de Janeiro, July 2006.

"Phase Transition and Segregation in a Reconstituted Chromatin from Giant DNA" Tonau Nakai and Kenichi Yoshikawa Dynamics Days, Poster-No. 76, Hyatt Regency Bethesda, January 2006.

"Phase Transition and Segregation in Chromatin Reconstituted from Giant DNA" Tonau Nakai Poster-No. 10, YITP Workshop "Soft Matter as Structured Materials", Yukawa Institute, August 2005.

"Phase Transition in Reconstituted Chromatin" Tonau Nakai and Kenichi Yoshikawa Poster-No. P134, The 2nd Open Workshop "Chemistry of Biological Processes Created by Water and Biomolecules", KOKUYO Hall, March 2005.

"Phase Transition in Reconstituted Chromatin" Tonau Nakai and Kenichi Yoshikawa Poster-No. II-12, Physics of Soft Matter Complex, Tokyo Metropolitan University, December 2004.

"Phase Transition in Reconstituted Chromatin" Tonau Nakai and Kenichi Yoshikawa Poster-No. A01-027, 5th International Conference on Biological Physics, Chalmers Conference Center August 2004.

"Phase Transition in Reconstituted Chromatin" Tonau Nakai Poster-No. 6, International Workshop on Dynamics of Complex Fluids, Yukawa Institute, February 2004.




Tottori University Faculty of Engineering DAMP Lab.