Inoue Laboratory, ISSP, Univ. Tokyo


We are studying mechanism of photo-receptive proteins driven by light-energy such as microbial and animal rhodopsins. Also, we are trying optogenetic applications on the basis of fundamental insights of the photoreceptive proteins.

If you would like to perform research in our laboratory, please contact to “inoue* (Exchange "*" to "@")”.


  1. May 24, 2024 Publication page was updated. "Molecular Mechanisms behind Circular Dichroism Spectral Variations between Channelrhodopsin and Heliorhodopsin Dimers" was published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.
  2. May 22, 2024 Publication page was updated. "Significance of Extended N-terminal Region and a First Motif Residue in a Third Transmembrane Helix of a Novel Pump-like Cation Channelrhodopsin HulaCCR" was published in bioRxiv.
  3. May 16, 2024 Member page was updated. Maeda Yuko joined to our lab.