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KATO Yasuhiko


Environmental adaptation, Daphnia, genome engineering, stress response mechanism

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  • 2012.04.01 - 2012.06.30, Division of Science and Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Specially Appointed Researcher

  • 2012.07.01 - 2020.04.30, Frontier Research Base for Global Young Researchers, Graduate School of Engineering, Assistant Professor

  • 2020.05.01 - , ., Graduate School of Engineering, Associate Professor

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Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science   Graduated 2000.03
Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science Graduate School, Division of Life Science  Completed 2002.03
Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science Graduate School, Division of Life Science  Completed 2005.03

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  • Genome biology-related, Ecology and environment-related

  • Morphology and anatomical structure-related, Genome biology-related, Ecology and environment-related


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  • Oligosaccharides Derived From Dragon Fruit Modulate Gut Microbiota, Reduce Oxidative Stress and Stimulate Toll-Pathway Related Gene Expression in Freshwater Crustacean Daphnia Magna, Thanwarat Sangkuanun, Santad Wichienchot, Yasuhiko Kato, Hajime Watanabe, Saranya Peerakietkhajorn, Fish & Shellfish Immunology,103 126-134, 2020.04, Papers

  • Parasite-mediated Selection in a Natural Metapopulation of Daphnia Magna, Cabalzar AP, Fields PD, Kato Y, Watanabe H, Ebert D, Molecular Ecology,28(21) 4770-4785, 2019.11, Papers

  • Class III polyphosphate kinase 2 enzymes catalyze the pyrophosphorylation of adenosine‐5'‐monophosphate, Marin Ogawa, Atsuko Uyeda, Kazuo Harada, Yu Sato, Yasuhiko Kato, Hajime Watanabe, Kohsuke Honda, Tomoaki Matsuura, ChemBioChem,20 2961-2967, 2019.06, Papers

  • In vitro synthesis of the human calcium transporter Letm1 within cell-sized liposomes and investigation of its lipid dependency, Okamura K, Matsushita S, Kato Y, Watanabe H, Matsui A, Oka T, Matsuura T, Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering,127(5) 544-548, 2019.05, Papers

  • Atrazine exposed phytoplankton causes the production of non-viable offspring on Daphnia magna, Religia P, Kato Y, Fukushima EO, Matsuura T, Muranaka T, Watanabe H, Marine Environmental Research,145 177-183, 2019.03, Papers

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