• Niko, Y.*; Klymchenko, A.S. "Emerging solvatochromic push–pull dyes for monitoring the lipid order of biomembranes in live cells" J. Biochem., 0(0) 1–12 (2021).

  • Murakami, M.*; Kawakami, R.; Niko, Y.; Tsuda, T.; Yatsuzuka, K.; Mori, H.; Imamura, T.; Sayama, K. "New fluorescent three-dimensional and deep-imaging technique confirms a direct relationship between the acrosyringium and vesicles/pustules of palmoplantar pustulosis" J. Dermatol. Sci. (2021).

  • Takezaki, M.; Kawakami, R.; Onishi, S.; Suzuki, Y.; Kawamata, J.; Imamura, T.; Hadano, S.; Watanabe, S.; Niko, Y.* “Integrated Fluorescent Nanoprobe Design for High-Speed In Vivo Two-Photon Microscopic Imaging of Deep-Brain Vasculature in Mice” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2010698 (2021), selected as an inside front cover.

  • Liu, F.; ※Niko, Y.; Bouchaala, R.; Mercier, L.; Lefebvre, O.; Andreiuk, B.; Vandamme, T.; Goetz, J.G.; Anton, N.; Klymchenko, A.S.* “Drug‐Sponge Lipid Nanocarrier for in Situ Cargo Loading and Release Using Dynamic Covalent Chemistry” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 60, 2–10 (2021).(※筆頭著者との equal contribution)

  • Murakami, M.*; Kawakami, R.; Niko, Y.; Tsuda, T.; Mori, H.; Yatsuzuka, K.; Imamura, T.; Sayama, K. “High-quality Fluorescence Imaging of the Human Acrosyringium Using a Transparency: Enhancing Technique and an Improved, Fluorescent Solvatochromic Pyrene Probe” Acta Histochem. Cytochem., 53, 131–138 (2020).

  • Sot, J.; Esnal, I.; Monasterio, B. G.; León-Irra, R.; Niko, Y.; Goñi, F. M.; Klymchenko, A. S.; Alonso, A.*, “Phase-selective staining of model and cell membranes, lipid droplets and lipoproteins with fluorescent solvatochromic pyrene probes” BBA. Biomembranes, 1863, 183470 (2021).


  • Valanciunaite, J.; Kempf, E.; Seki, H.; Danylchuk, D. I.; Peyriéras, N.; Niko, Y.*; Klymchenko, A. S.*, “Polarity mapping of cells and embryos by improved fluorescent solvatochromic pyrene probe” Anal. Chem., 92, 6512-6520 (2020).

  • Saito, A.; Yamamoto, S.; Ochi, R.; Inoue, K.; Hadano, S.; Watanabe, S.; Nakayama, T.*; Niko, Y.*, “An Azide-Tethered Cremophor® ELP Surfactant Allowing Facile Post-Surface Functionalization of Nanoemulsions” Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn., 93, 568-575 (2020), selected as a BCSJ Award Article and a front cover.



  • Imai, M.; Mine, K.; Tomonari, H.; Uchiyama, J.; Matuzaki, S.; Niko, Y.; Hadano, S.; Watanabe, S.*, “Dark-Field Microscopic Detection of Bacteria using Bacteriophage-Immobilized SiO2@AuNP Core–Shell Nanoparticles” Anal. Chem., 91, 12352-12357 (2019).


  • Seki, H.; Onishi, S.; Asamura, N.; Suzuki, Y.; Kawamata, J.; Kaneno, D.; Hadano, S.; Watanabe, S.; Niko, Y.*, “Bright and Two-Photon Active Red Fluorescent Dyes that Selectively Move Back and Forth between the Mitochondria and Nucleus upon Changing the Mitochondrial Membrane Potential” J. Mater. Chem. B, 6, 7396-7401 (2018), selected as an outside back cover.

  • Sekida, S.; Kameyama, T.; Koga, T.: Hadano, S.; Watanabe, S.; Niko, Y*, “Highly-lipophilic and solid emissive N-annulated perylene bisimide synthesis for facile preparation of bright and far-red excimer fluorescent nano-emulsions with large Stokes shift” J. Photochem. Photobiol A, 364, 16-21 (2018).


Faculty of Science and Technology, Kochi University