Matsunami Katsuyoshi

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Matsunami Katsuyoshi
Hiroshima University
Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science(Osaka University), Doctor of Science(The Graduate University for Advanced Studies), Master of Pharmaceutical Science(Osaka University)
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Research field: Natural products chemistry

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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1997
Mar 2001
Ph.D researcher, Bio-oriented Technology Research Advancement Institution
Apr 2001
May 2004
senior researcher, Aninal Engineering Research Institute
Jun 2004
Mar 2005
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University
Apr 2005
Mar 2009
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University
Apr 2009
Mar 2012
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University


Apr 1988
Mar 1992
Department of pharmaceutical chemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, Osaka University
Apr 1992
Mar 1994
Pharmaceutical chemistry, Graduate School, Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University
Apr 1994
Mar 1997
Molecular biology, Graduate School, Division of Life Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies
the pharmacist license in Japan (No.290665)

Published Papers

Trichoharzin, A new polyketide produced by the imperfect fungus Trichoderma harzianum separated from the marine sponge Mycale cecilia.
Motomasa Kobayashi Hideto Uehara Katsuyoshi Matsunami Shunji Aoki Isao Kitagawa
Tetrahedron Letters   34(49) 7925-7928   Dec 1993   [Refereed]
Marine natural products. XXXIV. Trisindoline, a new antibiotic indole trimer, produced by a bacterium of Vibrio sp. separated from the marine sponge Hyrtios altum.
Motomasa Kobayashi Shunji Aoki Katsuhiko Gato Katsuyoshi Matsunami Michio Kurosu Isao Kitagawa
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin   42 2449-2451   Dec 1994   [Refereed]
Spatial and temporal expression pattern of POU-M1/SGF-3 in Bombyx mori embryogenesis.
Hiroki Kokubo Pin-Xian Xu Xin Xu Katsuyoshi Matsunami Yoshiaki Suzuki
Development Genes and Evolution   206(8) 494-502   May 1997   [Refereed]
Expression pattern analysis of SGF-3/POU-M1 in relation to sericin-1 gene expression in the silk gland.
Katsuyoshi Matsunami Hiroki Kokubo Kaoru Ohno Yoshiaki Suzuki
Development Growth and Differentiation   40(6) 591-597   Dec 1998   [Refereed]
Embryonic silk gland development in Bombyx: molecular cloning and expression of the Bombyx trachealess gene.
Katsuyoshi Matsunami Hiroki Kokubo Kaoru Ohno Pin-Xian Xu Kohji Ueno Yoshiaki Suzuki
Development Growth and Differentiation   209(9) 507-514   Sep 1999   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Katsuyoshi Matsunami
7th JSPS/NRCT Joint Seminar “Recent Advances in Natural Product Research and Its Application”   1 Dec 2006   JSPS/NRCT
Natural Products Research on Okinawan Subtropical Plants [Invited]
Katsuyoshi Matsunami
The 7th KSP-JSP-CCTCNM Joint Symposium   24 Aug 2012   KSP-JSP-CCTCNM
クロマトグラフィーを駆使した天然物化学―沖縄亜熱帯植物を中心とした化学成分研究 [Invited]
松浪 勝義
第17回クロマトグラフィーシンポジウム   3 Jun 2010   
沖縄亜熱帯植物由来の新規有用化合物探索研究 [Invited]
松浪 勝義
第48回日本薬学会・日本薬剤師会・日本病院薬剤師会中国四国支部学術大会   7 Nov 2009   
The 131st Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan   28 Mar 2011   

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Science and Technology Agency: Adaptable and Seamless Technology transfer Program through targetdriven R&D
Project Year: Jan 2015 - Dec 2015
Project Year: 2014 - 2016
Project Year: 2011 - 2013    Investigator(s): MATSUNAMI, Katsuyoshi
Phytochemical investigation of subtropical plants (Microtropis japonica, Stewartia pseudocamellia, Cananga odorata, Ardisia quinquegona, and Scolopia oldhamii) and a marine sponge (phyllospongia sp.) revealed 14 new triterpenes, six saponins, thre...
Project Year: 2010 - 2012    Investigator(s): OTSUKA, Hideaki
Many new compounds were isolated from the plants harvested in Okinawa, Thai. , India and Madagascar. Their structures including absolute structures were elucidated using various kinds of spectroscopic data. Biological assays were performed toward ...
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): MATSUNAMI, Katsuyoshi
Several biologically active compounds were isolated from the Okinawan subtropical plants. These compounds could inhibit the tumor cell growth and/or inhibit the multidrug resistance activity of cultured cell, which are clinically important feature...