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Oral Infection, Preventive Dentistry, Predictive Dentistry

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  • 2000.04.01 - 2012.03.31, Course for Molecular Oral Biology and Dentistry, Graduate School of Dentistry, Professor

  • 2012.04.01 - , Course for Oral Sciences, Graduate School of Dentistry, Professor

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Osaka University Faculty of Dentistry  Graduated 1984.03

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Vice Dean, Graduate School of Dentistry 2010.04 - 2014.03
Director, Center for Oral Science 2011.04 - 2014.03
Member of Education and Research Council 2014.04 - 2015.03
Dean, Graduate School of Dentistry 2015.04 -

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  • Preventive Dentistry

  • Infection Control of Oral Diseases

  • Membrane traffic of pathogenic bacteria

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  • Japanese Society for Oral Health

  • Japanese Association for Dental Research

  • International Association for Dental Research

  • Japanese Association for Oral Biology

  • American Society for Microbiology

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Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Porphyromonas gingivalis induces penetration of lipopolysaccharide and peptidoglycan through the gingival epithelium via degradation of junctional adhesion molecule 1, Takeuchi H, Sasaki N, Yamaga S, Kuboniwa M, Matsusaki M, Amano A, PLOS Pathogens,15(11):e1008124, 2019.12, Papers

  • Intracellular periodontal pathogen exploits recycling pathway to exit from infected cells, Takeuchi H, Takada A, Kuboniwa M, Amano A, Cellular Microbiology,18(7):928-948, 2016.06, Papers

  • BRCA1 regulates microRNA biogenesis via the DROSHA microprocessor complex, Kawai S, Amano A, Journal of Cell Biology,197(2): 201-208, 2012.04, Papers

  • Exit of intracellular Porphyromonas gingivalis from gingival epithelial cells is mediated by endocytic recycling pathway, Takeuchi H, Furuta N, Morisaki I, Amano A, Cellular Microbiology,13(5):677-691, 2011.04, Papers

  • Host-parasite interactions in periodontitis: Microbial pathogenicity and innate immunity, Amano A, Periodontology 2000,54: 9-14, 2010.09, Review Papers

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  • General, Dr. Amano's periodontal disease picture book: Biofilm Principality, Atsuo Amano, Quintessence Publishing, 2019.01

  • Special, Doing ecience of periodontal diseases, Amano A, Oka K, Murakami S, ISBN, 978-4-7812-0254-9, 2012.05

  • Special, Autophagy in Immunity and Infection, Amano A, Yoshimori T, WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co, 2006.10

  • Special, Correlation between clonal variation of Porphyromonas gingivalis fimA gene and periodontal disease development. p.12-17. In I. Ishikawa (ed.)., Biochemical/Immunological Aspects and Treatment of Periodontal Disease., Amano Atsuo, Japan Society for the promotion of science, 2002.10

  • Special, Effect of sugar alcohol on oral biofilm, Ei Hashino, Atsuo Amano, CMC Publishining Co., 2013.10

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  • Japan, Periodontium protection agent, Hiroaki Inaba, Motoyuki Tagashira, Tomomasa Kannda, Atsuo Amano, JP2005003166(Publication), 2005.02

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  • ASBMR Plenary Poster Award, Kawai S, Yoneda T, Amano A, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, 2005.09


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  • Academic society, Oral Microbiology and Immunology, Editorial Board, 2006.01 -