Food Chemistry Lab in the Fuculty of Agriculture at Shinshu University
has a number of graduate student positions and invites high quality students
to apply. Applications will be considered twice each year on summer and winter.
Applicants should send a hard copy of their Curriculum Vitae, a full academic transcript and covering letter indicating their research interests and if the application is for Master or PhD position by e-mail at: email@example.com
We welcome motivated international studensts. International graduate sutudents from Tanzania and Bangladesh have already got a doctor's degree. Please don't hesitate to conctact us.
００1. Improvement of functionalities of protein by glycosylation, phospholilatin and lipophilization, and their reverse reactions.
００2. Functionality of food-derived bioactive compounds.
００3. Structure-function relationship of bioactive compounds.
|Professor||Dr. Soichiro Nakamura|
|Associate Professor||Dr. Shigeru Katayama|
|Assistant Professor||Dr. Takakazu Mitani|
|D3||Henry (from Philippine)|
|Chris (from Botswana)|
|Ahmad (from Jordan)|
|Fawaz Bagoudou (from Benin)|
|DDP student||Pop (from Thai)|
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Theophylline suppresses interleukin-6 expression by inhibiting glucocorticoid receptor signaling in pre-adipocytes
Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics,646:98-106 2018
Author:Mitani T, Takaya T, Harada N, Katayama S (corresponding author), Yamaji R, Nakamura S, Ashida H
Cyperenoic acid suppresses osteoclast differentiation and delays bone loss in a senile osteoporosis mouse model by inhibiting non-canonical NF-κB pathway
Scientific Reports,8:5625 2018
Author:S., Chawalitpong, R., Chokchaisiri, A., Suksamrarn, S., Katayama, T., Mitani, S., Nakamura, A., AI Athamneh, P., Ritprajak, A., Leelahavanichkul, R., Aeimlapa, N., Charoenphandhu, T., Palaga
Kale supplementation up-regulates HSP70 and suppresses cognitive decline in a mouse model of accelerated senescence
Journal of Functional Foods,44:292-298 2018
Author:Kushimoto, S. Uchibori, Y., Yanai, S., Makabe, H., Nakamura, S., Katayama, S.
Rutinosylated ferulic acid attenuates food allergic response and colitis by up-regulating regulatory T cells in mouse models
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry,65(49):10730-10737 2017
Author:Katayama, S., Ohno, F., Mitani, T., Akiyama, H., Nakamura, S.
Theobromine suppresses adipogenesis through enhancement of CCAAT-enhancer-binding protein
BBA Molecular Cell Research,1864:2438-2448 2017
Author:Mitani T, Watanabe S, Yoshioka Y Katayama S, Nakamura S, Ashida H
Solventless extraction methods for immature fruits: Evaluation of their antioxidant and cytoprotective activities
Food Chemistry,221:1388-1393 2017
Author:MY Heng, S Katayama, T Mitania, ES Ong, S Nakamura
Role of phosphate groups on antiviral activity of casein phosphopeptide against feline calicivirus as a surrogate for norovirus
Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture,97:1939-1944 2017
Author:Lebetwa, N., Mitani, T., Nakamura, S., Katayama, S.
Biophysical characterization of the domain association between cytosolic A and B domains of the mannitol transporter enzymes IIMtl in the presence and absence of a connecting linker
Protein Science,25(10):1803-1811 2016
Author:KO Lee, EH Kim, G Kim, JY Jung, S Katayama, S Nakamura, JY Suh
Intestinal immunomodulatory effects of a hypoallergenic buckwheat Fag e 1 prepared by Maillard-type glycation with a mannan type-polysaccharide
Japanese Journal of Food Chemistry and Safety,23(2):72-79 2016
Author:Katayama, S., Tazawa, S., Kassai, M., Mitani, T., Nakamura, S.
Effects of sesaminol feeding on brain Aβ accumulation in a senescence-accelerated mouse-prone 8
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry,64(24):4908-4913 2016
Author:Katayama, S., Sugiyama, H., Kushimoto, S., Uchiyama, Y., Hirano, M., Nakamura, S.
Antioxidant and cytoprotective activities of extracts prepared from fruit and vegetable wastes and by-products
Food Chemistry,167:358-362 2015
Author:Faisal Kabir, Wei Wei Tow, Yasunori Hamauzu, Shigeru Katayama, Sachi Tanaka, Soichiro Nakamura
Attenuation of Allergic Immune Response Phenotype by Mannosylated Egg White in Orally Induced Allergy in Balb/c Mice
J. Agric. Food Chem.,62:9479-9487 2014
Author:Prithy Rupa, Soichiro Nakamura, Shigeru Katayama, Yoshinori Mine
Improvement of surface functionalities, including allergenicity attenuation, of whole buckwheat protein fraction by Maillard-type glycation with dextran
Prev. Nutr. Food Sci.,19:327-332 2014
Author:Shigeru Tazawa, Shigeru Katayama, Masahiro Hirabayashi, Daiki Yamaguchi, Soichiro Nakamura
Antimicrobial effects of chlorogenic acid and related compounds
Appl Biol Chem,57:359−365 2014
Author:Faisal Kabir, Shigeru Katayama, Noriko Tanji,Soichiro Nakamura
Oral administration of soy peptides suppresses cognitive decline by induction of neurotrophic factors in SAMP8 mice
J. Agric. Food Chem.,62:3563-3569 2014
Author:Shigeru Katayama, Rie Imai,Haruka Sugiyama, Soichiro Nakamura
Changes in mouse gastrointestinal microbial ecology with the ingestion of kale
Beneficial Microbes,5:345-350 2014
Author:Yutaka Uyeno, Shigeru Katayama, Soichiro Nakamura
Enhanced anti-amyloidal activity of hydroxy cinnamic acids by enzymatic esterification with alkyl alcohols
Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry,61:401-407 2014
Author:Kondo, H., Katayama, S., Sugiyama, H., Nakamura, S.
Effects of ovalbumin glycoconjugates on alleviation of arally induced egg allergy in mice via dendritic-cell maturation and T-cell activation
Molecular Nutrition&Food Research (IF=4.31),58:405-417 2014
Author:Prithy Rupa, Soichiro Nakamura, Shigeru Katayama, Yoshinori Mine
Prevention of allergic disease development and symptoms by food factors.
Current Pharmaceutical Design (CPD),20:892-905 2014
Author:Hiroshi Akiyama, Shigeru Katayama, Tomomasa Kanda, Mari Maeda-Yamamoto, Mamoru Totsuka, Shingo Takahashi, Toshihiko Shoji, Takahiro Inakuma, Soichiro Nakamura
Enzymatic synthesis of novel phenol acid rutinosides using rutinase and their antiviral activity in vitro
J. Agric. Food Chem.,61:9617-9622 2013
Author:Shigeru Katayama, Fumiaki Ohno, Yuki Yamauchi, Miyuki Kato, Hidefumi Makabe, Soichiro Nakamura
Functional expression of amyloidogenic human stefins A and B in Pichia pastoris
Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry,60:283-288 2013
Author:Kosuke Nakamura, Yuki Maeda, Kensuke Morimoto, Shigeru Katayama, Kondo Kazunari, Soichiro Nakamura
Apple polyphenols suppress antigen presentation of ovalbumin by THP-1-derived dendritic cells.
Food Chemistry,138:757-761 2013
Author:Shigeru Katayama; Takuya Kukita; Eri Ishikawa; Syohei Nakashima; Susumu Masuda; Tomomasa Kanda; Hiroshi Akiyama; Reiko Teshima; Soichiro Nakamura
Analysis of Mechanisms of Induction of an Insulin-Inducible TranscriptionFactor, SHARP-2, by (-)-Epigallocatechin-3-gallate.
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry,60:9850−9855 2012
Author:Ayumi Haneishi, Katsuhiro Takagi, Kosuke Asano, Soichiro Nakamura, and Kazuya Yamada
(-)-Epigallocatechin-3-gallate stimulates both AMP-activated protein kinase and nuclear factor-kappa B signaling pathways
Food Chemistry (IF=3.922),134:783-788 2012
Author:Kosuke Asano, Katsuhiro Takagi, Ayumi Haneishi, Soichiro Nakamura, Kazuya Yamada
Improving surface functional properties of Tofu whey-derived peptidesby chemical modification with fatty acids
J. Food Sci. (IF=2.059),77(4):C333-C339 2012
Author:Matemu, A.O., Nakamura, K., Kayahara, H., Murasawa, H., Katayama, S. and Nakamura, S.
Immunomodulatory Properties of Highly Viscous Polysaccharide Extract from the Gagome Alga (Kjellmaniella crassifolia)
Plant Foods for Human Nutrition,67(1):76-81 2012
Author:Katayama, S., Nishio, T., Kishimura, H., Saeki, H.
A trypsin inhibitor in the viscera of Japanese common squid (Todarodes pacificus) elicits insulinotropic effects in diabetic GK rats
Journal of Food Biochemistry,36(1):93-98 2012
Author:Kishimura, H., Fukumorita, K., Adachi, K., Chiba, S., Nagai, Y., Katayama, S., Nakajima, S., Saeki, H.
Apricot carotenoids possess potent anti-amyloidogenic activity in vitro
J. Agric. Food Chem. (IF=3.209),59:12691-12696 2011
Author:Katayama, Shigeru; Ogawa, Hirofumi; Nakamura, Soichiro
(-)-Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate Enhances the Expression of an Insulin-Inducible Transcription Factor Gene via a Phosphoinositide 3-Kinase/ Atypical Protein Kinase C Lambda Pathway
J. Agric. Food Chem. (IF=3.209),59:13360-13364 2011
Author:Asano, Kosuke; Takagi, Katsuhiro; Haneishi, Ayumi; Yamamoto, Taichi; Tanaka, Takashi; Noguchi, Tamio; Nakamura, Soichiro; Yamada, Kazuya
Improved emulsifying properties of soy proteinsby lipophilization with saturated fatty acids
Food Chemistry (IF=3.922),124:596-602 2011
Author:Matemu, A.O., Katayama, S., and Nakamura, S.
Enhanced antiviral activity of soybean β-conglycinin-derived peptides by acylation with saturated fattyacids
J. Food Sci.(IF=2.059),76:299-304 2011
Author:Athanasia O. Matemu, Kosuke Nakamura, Hisataka Kayahara, Hisashi Murasawa, Shigeru Katayama, Soichiro Nakamura
Genistein stimulates the insulin-dependent signaling pathway
Frontiers in Bioscience-Landmark (IF=4.048),3:1534-1540 2011
Author:Ayumi Haneishi, Katsuhiro Takagi, Kosuke Asano, Soichiro Nakamura, Norio Kagawa, Kazuya Yamada
Changes in solubility and thermal stability of chicken myofibrillar protein by glycosylation
Food Science and Technology Research,17(1):69-75 2011
Author:Nishimura, K., Murakoshi, M., Katayama, S., Saeki, H.
Antioxidative Ability in Chicken Myofibrillar Protein developed by Glycosylation and Changes in the Solubility and Thermal Stability
Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry,75(2):247-254 2011
Author:Nishimura, K., Murakoshi, M., Katayama, S., Saeki, H
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