Hideki Taguchi

1995-2003 Research Associate, CRL, Tokyo Tech.
2003-2010 Assoc. Prof., Grad. Sch. of Frontier Science, Univ. of Tokyo
2010-2016 Professor, Graduate School of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Tokyo Tech. 
2016- Professor, IIR, Tokyo Tech. 

Field of Specialization
Biochemistry, Protein science, chaperone, prion, nascent-chain biology

Cell Biology Center(IIR, Tokyo Tech)


Research Hub Group:Cutting-edge Cell Biology international hub group

Research Highlights

  • Molecular mechanism of molecular chaperones in the cell


  • Feb. 2016
    New insights into Protein Synthesis

Selected Publications

  • Chadani Y, Niwa T, Chiba S, Taguchi, H.*, Ito K.* Integrated in vivo and in vitro nascent chain profiling reveals widespread translational pausing. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 113, E829-38 (2016)
  • Niwa, T., Kanamori T., *Ueda, T., *Taguchi, H. Global Analysis of Chaperone Effects Using a Reconstituted Cell-Free Translation System. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 109, 8937-8942 (2012)
  • Fujiwara, K., Ishihama, Y., Nakahigashi, K., Soga, T. and Taguchi, H.* A systematic survey of in vivo obligate chaperonin-dependent substrates. EMBO J. 29, 1552-1564 (2010)
  • Kawai-Noma, S., Pack, C-G., Kojidani, T., Asakawa, H., Hiraoka, Y., Kinjo, M., Haraguchi, T., Taguchi, H.*, and Hirata, A. In vivo evidence for the fibrillar structures of Sup35 prions in yeast cells. J. Cell Biol. 190, 223-231 (2010)
  • Niwa, T., Ying, B.-W., Saito, K., Jin, W. Z., Takada, S., Ueda, T. Taguchi, H.* Bimodal protein solubility distribution revealed by an aggregation analysis of the entire ensemble of Escherichia coli proteins. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 106, 4201-4206 (2009)
  • Ueno, T., Taguchi, H., Tadakuma, H., Yoshida, M.*, Funatsu, T.* GroEL mediates protein folding with a two successive timer mechanism. Mol. Cell 14, 423-434 (2004)
  • Taguchi, H., Ueno, T., Tadakuma, H., Yoshida, M.*, Funatsu, T.* Single-molecule observation of protein-protein interactions in the chaperonin system. Nat. Biotechnol. 19, 861-865 (2001)