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Tokyo City University
Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemistry and Energy Engineering, Tokyo City University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemistry and Energy Engineering
Ph.D. in Biotechnology(University of Tsukuba)
Other affiliation
Tokyo City University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo City University


Bioscience and Bioengineering, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
College of Agrobiological Resource Science, Second Cluster of College, University of Tsukuba

Committee Memberships

Japan Oil Chemists' Society  Committee member

Published Papers

Keita Hayashi, Kazutoshi Morimoto, Toshiyuki Kamei, Eiko Mieda, Sosaku Ichikawa, Takashi Kuroiwa, Sakiko Fujita, Hidemi Nakamura, Hiroshi Umakoshi
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces   181 58-65   Sep 2019   [Refereed]
© 2019 Elsevier B.V. The effects of bile acids, dehydrocholic acid (DHA) and DHA conjugated with a hydrocarbon (6-aminohexanoate; 6A-DHA) were evaluated using a lipid bilayer composed of 1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (DOPC). DOPC formed...
黒岩 崇, 市川 創作
オレオサイエンス   19(5) 178,197-201   May 2019
Emmanuel Chekwube Ossai, Takashi Kuroiwa, Kaname Horikoshi, Yuya Otsuka, Junki Terasawa, Akihiko Kanazawa, Seigo Sato, Sosaku Ichikawa
JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society      Dec 2019   [Refereed]
© 2019 AOCS We studied the effects of emulsifiers on the entrapment yields of a hydrophilic material, calcein, in lipid vesicles formed using the multiple emulsion method. The primary emulsion (W1/O) was prepared via sonication while the secondary...
Takashi Kuroiwa
Japan Journal of Food Engineering   18 161-167   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Japan Society for Food Engineering. Formulation of nano/micodispersion systems via self-assembly and complexation of edible biomolecules were investigated. In this review, results and findings on (1) formulation of fine particle via self-co...
Akihiko Suzuki, Takashi Kuroiwa, Kaname Horikoshi, Akihiko Kanazawa, Sosaku Ichikawa
Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces   159 412-418   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
© 2017 Elsevier B.V. We investigated the extent of potential applicability of our recently developed method for preparing lipid vesicles [T. Kuroiwa et al., J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 93 (2016) 421], designated as the multiple emulsification-solvent e...


Takashi Kuroiwa
Microbial Production: From Genome Design to Cell Engineering   9784431546078 219-230   Nov 2014
© 2014 Springer Japan. All rights are reserved. Enzymatic production methods of physiologically active oligosaccharides using bioreactors are summarized. First, types of enzyme bioreactors used for oligosaccharide production are introduced, and th...
Isao Kobayashi, Marcos A. Neves, Sosaku Ichikawa, Takashi Kuroiwa
Bio-Nanotechnology: A Revolution in Food, Biomedical and Health Sciences   542-556   Jan 2013
This chapter presents an overview of the authors' investigations of the production of fine dispersions with droplet/particle diameters of less than 10 μm using microchannel/nanochannel (MC/NC) emulsification. We first outline MC emulsification dev...
Takashi Kuroiwa, Jun Watanabe, Sosaku Ichikawa
Bio-Nanotechnology: A Revolution in Food, Biomedical and Health Sciences   517-530   Jan 2013
This chapter presents an overview of the authors' investigations of the formulation and characterization of nanodispersion systems composed of dietary materials for the delivery of bioactive substances. We summarize our research on the topics of (...
Takashi Kuroiwa, Mitsutoshi Nakajima, Kunihiko Uemura, Seigo Sato, Sukekuni Mukataka, Sosaku Ichikawa
Emulsion Science and Technology   229-242   Jun 2009
Isao Kobayashi, Sosaku Ichikawa, Marcos A. Neves, Takashi Kuroiwa, Mitsutoshi Nakajima
Lipids in Nanotechnology   95-134   Jan 2012
© 2012 AOCS Press Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. This chapter presents an overview of the authors' recent investigations into the formulation of lipid micro/nanodispersion systems by top-down and bottom-up approaches. It describes...
Characterization and utilization of biocompatible water-in-oil microemulsion
Sosaku Ichikawa, Takashi Kuroiwa, Sukekuni Mukataka, Mitsutoshi Nakajima, Hiroshi Nabetani, Yoh Sano
3 689-691   2000
Size control and improvement of entrapment yield in the preparation of giant vesicles using monodisperse water-in-oil emulsions
Takashi Kuroiwa, Shinji Sugiura, Mitsutoshi Nakajima, Seigo Sato, Sukekuni Mukataka, Sosaku Ichikawa
CD-ROM No. 380   2006
Formation and characterization of nano molecular aggregates composed of fatty acid and polyglycerin fatty acid ester in aqueous system
Sosaku Ichikawa, Ayako Matsuzaki, Risa Tasaki, Takashi Kuroiwa, Mitsutoshi Nakajima, Mukataka Sukekuni
CD-ROM No.370   2006
(written in Japanese)
Sosaku Ichikawa, Takashi Kuroiwa
Kagaku Souchi (Plant & Process)   Vol. 51(No. 2) 10-13   2009
Development of value-added liposomal cosmetics based on physiological activities of enzymatically synthesized trehalose lipids
Takashi Kuroiwa
Annual Report of Cosmetology   19(-) 70-73   2011
Biocompartible nano/micro-dispersion systems prepared via the self assembly of food materials
Sosaku Ichikawa, Takashi Kuroiwa, Ai Mey Chuah, Mitsutoshi Nakajima
Jpn. J. Food Eng.   Vol. 10(No. 4) 207-213   2009
Formulation of novel lipid-based materials via molecular assembly in phospholipid/cholesterol/water system
Takashi Kuroiwa, Takatoshi Saito, Akihiko Kanazawa
DVD-ROM 2F4-36   2012
Development of efficient production method of physiologically active chitosan oligosaccharides using immobilized enzymes
Takashi Kuroiwa, Sosaku Ichikawa, Seigo Sato, Sukekuni Mukataka
Enzyme Engineering News   -(No. 54) 6-11   2005
Lipid vesicles with controlled size and high entrapment efficiency prepared by using multiple emulsions
Takashi Kuroiwa, Yuya Otsuka, Seigo Sato, Sosaku Ichikawa
CD-ROM No. GO-5   2011
Purification of giant vesicles entrapping hydrophilic materials using microfiltration
Takuni Omori, Takashi Kuroiwa, Seigo Sato, Sosaku Ichiwaka
CD-ROM 395   2009
Flow cytometric analysis and sorting of giant vesicles prepared by lipid-coated ice droplet hydration method
Yukari Nishita, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Takashi Kuroiwa, Seigo Sato, Sosaku Ichikawa
CD-ROM No. GP-13   2011
Preparation of enzyme-containing giant vesicles and their application as microcompartments for biochemical reaction
Takashi Kuroiwa, Ryoji Fujita, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Mitsutoshi Nakajima, Kunihiko Uemura, Seigo Sato, Ichikawa Sosaku
CD-ROM No. P1-35   2009

Books etc

Bio-nanotechnology-A Revolution in Food, Biomedical and Health Sciences (Chapter 32, Production of Monodisperse food-grade fine dispersions by micro/nanochannel emulsification)
Wiley-VCH   2013   ISBN:978-0-470-67037-8
Bio-nanotechnology-A Revolution in Food, Biomedical and Health Sciences (Chapter 30, Formulation and Characterization of Nanodispersions Composed of Dieatary Materials for the Delivery of Bioactive Susbtances)
Wiley-VCH   2013   ISBN:978-0-470-67037-8
Lipids in Nanotechnology (Chapter 5, Formulation of lipid micro/nanodispersion systems)
AOCS Press   2011   ISBN:978-0-981-89367-9
Kouso Riyou Gijutsu Taikei (written in Japanese)
NTS   2010   ISBN:978-4-86043-271-3
Advanced Technology for Microbiological Production in Japan
CMC Publishing   2012   ISBN:978-4-7813-0658-2

Conference Activities & Talks

Effect of type of emulsifiers on the encapsulation efficiency of hydrophilic compounds into lipid vesicles prepared using multiple emulsions as template materials
12th International Hydrocolloids Conference   2014   
The influence of polysaccharide on the stability of protein stabilized oil-in-water emulsion prepared by microchannel emulsification technique
The 10th International Symposium on Electrokinetic Phenomena   2012   
Immobilization and stabilization of chitosanase using a magnetic composite gel consisting of agar and magnetite nanoparticles
10th Asia-Pacific Chitin & Chitosan Symposium   2013   
Efficient entrapment of water-soluble materials into size-controlled giant vesicles using monodisperse water-in-oil emulsions
The 5th Symposium on Engineering Science of Liposomes   2007   
Membrane purification of giant vesicles prepared by lipid-coated ice droplet hydration method
JSPS-SNSF International Seminar on Membranomics   2008   


Grant-in-aid for Young Scientists
2010 - 2012
2011 - 2012

Research Grants & Projects

Development of efficient enzymatic reaction process
Development of functional materials via molecular assembly
Development of biopolymer-based particulate materials