Lab Member | Akihito Ohta

Postdoctoral Researcher

Akihito Ohta Portrait
Past Lab Member

Dates: May 2011- March 2013

Current Position: Chief director, Division of  Nephrology, Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Centre Komagome Hospital, Tokyo  

Publications Generated While in the Lab:

Ohta, A., Schumacher, F. R., Mehellou, Y., Johnson, C., Knebel, A., Macartney, T. J., Wood, N. T., Alessi, D. R. and Kurz, T. (2013). The CUL3-KLHL3 E3 ligase complex mutated in Gordon's hypertension syndrome interacts with and ubiquitylates WNK isoforms: disease-causing mutations in KLHL3 and WNK4 disrupt interaction. Biochem J 451, pp. 111-122

Susa, K., Kita, S., Iwamoto, T., Yang, S. S., Lin, S. H., Ohta, A., Sohara, E., Rai, T., Sasaki, S., Alessi, D. R. and Uchida, S. (2012). Effect of heterozygous deletion of WNK1 on the WNK-OSR1/ SPAK-NCC/NKCC1/NKCC2 signal cascade in the kidney and blood vessels. Clin Exp Nephrol 16, pp. 530-538

Chiga, M., Rafiqi, F. H., Alessi, D. R., Sohara, E., Ohta, A., Rai, T., Sasaki, S. and Uchida, S. (2011). Phenotypes of pseudohypoaldosteronism type II caused by the WNK4 D561A missense mutation are dependent on the WNK-OSR1/SPAK kinase cascade. J Cell Sci 124, pp. 1391-1395

Country of Origin: Japan