About Dr. Mori

Dr. Mori is a leading researcher in the field of Protein Quality Control, focusing on the biological and physiological importance of the Unfolded Protein Response.



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Key publications

  • Forcible Destruction of Severely Misfolded Mammalian Glycoproteins by the Non-glycoprotein ERAD Pathway.
    J. Cell Biol., 2015
  • EDEM2 initiates mammalian glycoprotein ERAD by catalyzing the first mannose trimming step.
    J. Cell Biol., 2014
  • ATF6α/β-mediated adjustment of ER chaperone levels is essential for development of the notochord in medaka fish
    Mol. Biol. Cell, 2013
  • Induction of Liver Steatosis and Lipid Droplet Formation in ATF6α-knockout Mice Burdened with Pharmacological Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress
    Mol. Biol. Cell, 2010
  • ATF6 is a transcription factor specializing in the regulation of quality control proteins in the endoplasmic reticulum
    Cell Struc. Func., 2008
  • Transcriptional induction of mammalian ER quality control proteins is mediated by single or combined action of ATF6α and XBP1
    Dev. Cell, 2007
  • A time-dependent phase shift in the mammalian unfolded protein response
    Dev. Cell, 2003
  • XBP1 mRNA is induced by ATF6 and spliced by IRE1 in response to ER stress to produce a highly active transcription factor
    Cell, 2001
  • Mammalian transcription factor ATF6 is synthesized as a transmembrane protein and activated by proteolysis in response to endoplasmic reticulum stress
    Mol. Biol. Cell, 1999
  • Identification of the cis-acting endoplasmic reticulum stress response element responsible for transcriptional induction of mammalian glucose-regulated proteins; involvement of basic leucine zipper transcription factors
    J. Biol. Chem., 1998
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