Ph. D. in Graduate School of Biosphere Sciences, Hiroshima University, 2010
Project Researcher, Department of Oncogene Research, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University
Kajiwara, K., Muneoka, T., Watanabe, Y., Karashima, T., Kitagaki, H. and Funato, K. (2012). Perturbation of sphingolipid metabolism induces endoplasmic reticulum stress-mediated mitochondrial apoptosis in budding yeast. Mol Microbiol 86(5): 1246-1261.
Kajiwara, K., Watanabe, R., Pichler, H., Ihara, K., Murakami, S., Riezman, H. and Funato, K. (2008). Yeast ARV1 is required for efficient delivery of an early GPI intermediate to the first mannosyltransferase during GPI assembly and controls lipid flow from the endoplasmic reticulum. Mol Biol Cell 19(5): 2069-2082.
Protocols by Kentaro Kajiwara
Metabolic Labeling of Yeast Sphingolipids with Radioactive D-erythro-[4,5-3H]dihydrosphingosine