Masayuki Imai

Professor

  • 2895 Citations
  • 25 h-Index
1990 …2020

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2020

Viscosity Landscape of Phase-Separated Lipid Membrane Estimated from Fluid Velocity Field

Sakuma, Y., Kawakatsu, T., Taniguchi, T. & Imai, M., 2020 Apr 7, In : Biophysical Journal. 118, 7, p. 1576-1587 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

Construction of a chemical motor-movable frame assembly based on camphor grains using water-floating 3D-printed models

Morohashi, H., Imai, M. & Toyota, T., 2019 Apr 16, In : Chemical Physics Letters. 721, p. 104-110 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

DNA Length-dependent Division of a Giant Vesicle-based Model Protocell

Matsuo, M., Kan, Y., Kurihara, K., Jimbo, T., Imai, M., Toyota, T., Hirata, Y., Suzuki, K. & Sugawara, T., 2019 Dec 1, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 6916.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodynamic synchronization and collective dynamics of colloidal particles driven along a circular path

Miyamoto, T., Imai, M. & Uchida, N., 2019 Sep 11, In : Physical Review E. 100, 3, 032607.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reproduction of vesicles coupled with a vesicle surface-confined enzymatic polymerisation

Kurisu, M., Aoki, H., Jimbo, T., Sakuma, Y., Imai, M., Serrano-Luginbühl, S. & Walde, P., 2019 Dec 1, In : Communications Chemistry. 2, 1, 117.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)
2018

Migration of Deformable Vesicles Induced by Ionic Stimuli

Kodama, A., Morandi, M., Ebihara, R., Jimbo, T., Toyoda, M., Sakuma, Y., Imai, M., Puff, N. & Angelova, M. I., 2018 Sep 25, In : Langmuir. 34, 38, p. 11484-11494 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular mechanism of vesicle division induced by coupling between lipid geometry and membrane curvatures

Urakami, N., Jimbo, T., Sakuma, Y. & Imai, M., 2018 Jan 1, In : Soft Matter. 14, 16, p. 3018-3027 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Migration of Phospholipid Vesicles Can Be Selectively Driven by Concentration Gradients of Metal Chloride Solutions

Kodama, A., Sakuma, Y., Imai, M., Kawakatsu, T., Puff, N. & Angelova, M. I., 2017 Oct 10, In : Langmuir. 33, 40, p. 10698-10706 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Migration of phospholipid vesicles in response to OH- stimuli

Kodama, A., Sakuma, Y., Imai, M., Oya, Y., Kawakatsu, T., Puff, N. & Angelova, M. I., 2016 Jan 1, In : Soft Matter. 12, 11, p. 2877-2886 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Role of Inverse-Cone-Shape Lipids in Temperature-Controlled Self-Reproduction of Binary Vesicles

Jimbo, T., Sakuma, Y., Urakami, N., Ziherl, P. & Imai, M., 2016 Apr 12, In : Biophysical Journal. 110, 7, p. 1551-1562 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Dynamics of fatty acid vesicles in response to pH stimuli

Ikari, K., Sakuma, Y., Jimbo, T., Kodama, A., Imai, M., Monnard, P. A. & Rasmussen, S., 2015 Aug 21, In : Soft Matter. 11, 31, p. 6327-6334 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics simulation for shape change of water-in-oil droplets

Urakami, N., Takaki, A., Imai, M. & Yamamoto, T., 2015 Aug 13, In : Molecular Simulation. 41, 10-12, p. 986-992 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Shape transformations of toroidal vesicles

Noguchi, H., Sakashita, A. & Imai, M., 2015 Jan 7, In : Soft Matter. 11, 1, p. 193-201 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Morphological variation of a lipid vesicle confined in a spherical vesicle

Sakashita, A., Imai, M. & Noguchi, H., 2014 Apr 1, In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 89, 4, 040701.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Tubular membrane formation of binary giant unilamellar vesicles composed of cylinder and inverse-cone-shaped lipids

Sakuma, Y., Taniguchi, T., Kawakatsu, T. & Imai, M., 2013 Nov 5, In : Biophysical Journal. 105, 9, p. 2074-2081 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Diffusion of surfactant micelles in fluid and crystal phases

Imai, M., Kurimoto, M., Matsuura, F., Sakuma, Y. & Kawakatsu, T., 2012 Dec 1, In : Soft Matter. 8, 38, p. 9892-9905 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Lipid membrane deformation in response to a local pH modification: Theory and experiments

Bitbol, A. F., Puff, N., Sakuma, Y., Imai, M., Fournier, J. B. & Angelova, M. I., 2012 Jun 14, In : Soft Matter. 8, 22, p. 6073-6082 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional analysis of lipid vesicle transformations

Sakashita, A., Urakami, N., Ziherl, P. & Imai, M., 2012 Sep 7, In : Soft Matter. 8, 33, p. 8569-8581 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Citations (Scopus)
2011
11 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodynamic effects on concentration fluctuations in multicomponent membranes

Ramachandran, S., Komura, S., Seki, K. & Imai, M., 2011 Feb 21, In : Soft Matter. 7, 4, p. 1524-1531 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Model system of self-reproducing vesicles

Sakuma, Y. & Imai, M., 2011 Oct 31, In : Physical Review Letters. 107, 19, 198101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular dynamics simulation for morphological change of water-in-oil microemulsion droplets induced by addition of polymer chains

Kurokawa, T., Urakami, N., Yaegashi, K. N., Sakashita, A., Imai, M. & Yamamoto, T., 2011 Aug 21, In : Soft Matter. 7, 16, p. 7504-7510 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical investigations of the dynamics of two-component vesicles

Taniguchi, T., Yanagisawa, M. & Imai, M., 2011 Jul 20, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 23, 28, 284103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Diffusion of domains on nanometer sized vesicle

Sakuma, Y., Urakami, N., Ogata, Y., Nagao, M., Komura, S., Kawakatsu, T. & Imai, M., 2010 Jan 1, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 251, 1, 012036.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Drag coefficient of a liquid domain in a two-dimensional membrane

Ramachandran, S., Komura, S., Imai, M. & Seki, K., 2010 Mar, In : European Physical Journal E. 31, 3, p. 303-310 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Order-disorder transition of nonionic onions under shear flow

Suganuma, Y., Imai, M., Kato, T., Olsson, U. & Takahashi, T., 2010 Jun 1, In : Langmuir. 26, 11, p. 7988-7995 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Periodic modulation of tubular vesicles induced by phase separation

Yanagisawa, M., Imai, M. & Taniguchi, T., 2010 Nov 22, In : Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics. 82, 5, 051928.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Pore formation in a binary giant vesicle induced by cone-shaped lipids

Sakuma, Y., Taniguchi, T. & Imai, M., 2010 Jul 21, In : Biophysical Journal. 99, 2, p. 472-479 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)

Shape deformation of giant vesicles encapsulating charged colloidal particles

Natsume, Y., Pravaz, O., Yoshida, H. & Imai, M., 2010 Nov 7, In : Soft Matter. 6, 21, p. 5359-5366 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Shape deformations of multicomponent vesicles

Imai, M. & Sakuma, Y., 2010 Oct 28, In : Advances in Planar Lipid Bilayers and Liposomes. 12, C, p. 41-78 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Simulation of shape transformations of lipid bilayer vesicles

Noguchi, I., Urakami, N., Imai, M. & Yamamoto, T., 2010 Oct 1, In : KOBUNSHI RONBUNSHU. 67, 10, p. 605-610 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009

Nonlinear rheology of surfactant wormlike micelles bridged by telechelic polymers

Tabuteau, H., Ramos, L., Nakaya-Yaegashi, K., Imai, M. & Ligoure, C., 2009 Feb 17, In : Langmuir. 25, 4, p. 2467-2472 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Adhesion of binary giant vesicles containing negative spontaneous curvature lipids induced by phase separation

Sakuma, Y., Imai, M., Yanagisawa, M. & Komura, S., 2008 Apr 1, In : European Physical Journal E. 25, 4, p. 403-413 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Lamellar to micelle transition of nonionic surfactant assemblies induced by addition of colloidal particles

Suganuma, Y., Urakami, N., Mawatari, R., Komura, S., Nakaya-Yaegashi, K. & Imai, M., 2008 Oct 14, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 129, 13, 134903.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Nano-meter-sized domain formation in lipid membranes observed by small angle neutron scattering

Masui, T., Urakami, N. & Imai, M., 2008 Dec 1, In : European Physical Journal E. 27, 4, p. 379-389 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Shape deformation of ternary vesicles coupled with phase separation

Yanagisawa, M., Imai, M. & Taniguchi, T., 2008 Apr 8, In : Physical Review Letters. 100, 14, 148102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

131 Citations (Scopus)

Shape deformation of vesicle coupled with phase separation

Yanagisawa, M., Imai, M. & Taniguchi, T., 2008, In : Progress of Theoretical Physics. 175 SUPPLEMENT, p. 71-80 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Shape deformation of vesicle coupled with phase separation

Yanagisawa, M., Imai, M. & Taniguchi, T., 2008 Dec 1, In : Progress of Theoretical Physics. 175 SUPPLEMENT, p. 71-80 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

Concentration fluctuations in binary fluid membranes

Seki, K., Komura, S. & Imai, M., 2007 Feb 14, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 19, 7, 072101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Growth dynamics of domains in ternary fluid vesicles

Yanagisawa, M., Imai, M., Masui, T., Komura, S. & Ohta, T., 2007 Jan, In : Biophysical Journal. 92, 1, p. 115-125 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

98 Citations (Scopus)

Repulsive interlamellar interaction induced by addition of colloidal particles

Suganuma, Y., Imai, M. & Nakaya, K., 2007 Apr 1, In : Journal of Applied Crystallography. 40, SUPPL. 1, p. s303-s306

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Effects of grafted polymer chains on lamellar membranes

Masui, T., Imai, M., Nakaya, K. & Taniguchi, T., 2006 Feb 28, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 124, 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Elementary Process of Polymer Crystallization and Self-Organization

Kaji, K., Kanaya, T., Konishi, T., Nishida, K., Matsuba, G. & Imai, M., 2006 Jan 1, In : Sen'i Gakkaishi. 62, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microdomain formation in model biomembranes

Masui, T., Imai, M. & Urakami, N., 2006 Nov 27, In : Physica B: Condensed Matter. 385-386 I, p. 821-823 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Polymer crystallization from the metastable melt: The formation mechanism of spherulites

Imai, M. & Kaji, K., 2006 Jul 12, In : Polymer. 47, 15, p. 5544-5554 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Kinetic pathway to double-gyroid structure

Imai, M., Sakai, K., Kikuchi, M., Nakaya, K., Saeki, A. & Teramoto, T., 2005 Jun 1, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 122, 21, 214906.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Polymer-confinement-induced nematic transition of microemulsion droplets

Nakaya, K., Imai, M., Komura, S., Kawakatsu, T. & Urakami, N., 2005 Aug 1, In : Europhysics Letters. 71, 3, p. 494-500 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Shear-induced structural transition in a lyotropic lamellar phase studied using small angle neutron and light scattering

Kato, T., Miyazaki, K., Kawabata, Y., Komura, S., Fujii, M. & Imai, M., 2005 Aug 10, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 17, 31, p. S2923-S2928

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Static and dynamic structures of spherical nonionic surfactant micelles during the disorder-order transition

Imai, M., Yoshida, I., Iwaki, T. & Nakaya, K., 2005 Aug 8, In : Journal of Chemical Physics. 122, 4, 044906.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Surfactant mesophases mediated by colloidal particles

Imai, M., Suganuma, Y., Nakaya, K. & Komura, S., 2005 Aug 10, In : Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 17, 31, p. S2929-S2935

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)