Shinjiro Ogita

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Shinjiro Ogita
Prefectural University of Hiroshima

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Director, Field Sciences Center, PUH
Apr 2015
Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Prefectural University of Hiroshima
Apr 2017
Mar 2019
Head of Program in Biological System Sciences, Program in Biological System Sciences, Prefectural University of Hiroshima, Graduate School of Comprehensive Scientific Research,
Apr 2010
Mar 2015
Assosiate Prof., Toyama Prefectural University
Apr 2006
Mar 2010
Lecturer, Toyama Prefectural University

Published Papers

Nomura T, Ogita S, Kato Y
Applied biochemistry and biotechnology      Oct 2018   [Refereed]
6-Tuliposides A (6-PosA) and B (6-PosB) are major secondary metabolites in tulip (Tulipa gesneriana), having an acyl group at the C-6 position of D-glucose. They serve as precursors of the antimicrobial α-methylene-γ-butyrolactones tulipalins A (P...
Hirofumi Kakegawa, Nobukazu Shitan, Hiroaki Kusano, Shinjiro Ogita, Kazufumi Yazaki, Akifumi Sugiyama
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry      Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Purine permeases (PUPs) mediate the proton-coupled uptake of nucleotide bases and their derivatives into cytosol. PUPs facilitate uptake of adenine, cytokinins and nicotine. Caffeine, a purine alkaloid derived from xanthosine, occurs in only a few...
Nomura T, Ogita S, Kato Y
Scientific reports   8(1) 13203   Sep 2018   [Refereed]
The synthetic biology-driven production of high-value plant secondary metabolites in microbial hosts has attracted extensive attention despite various challenges, including correct protein expression and limited supplies of starting materials. In ...
Bella Rhea Lavifa Sanjaya, Sholeh Avivi, Tri Agus Siswoyo, Ara Most Tanziman, Shinjiro Ogita
Plant Biotechnology   36(1) 57-51   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Ogita S, Nomura T, Kato Y, Uehara-Yamaguchi Y, Inoue K, Yoshida T, Sakurai T, Shinozaki K, Mochida K
Scientific reports   8(1) 11347   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Highly-lignified culms of bamboo show distinctive anatomical and mechanical properties compared with the culms of other grass species. A cell culture system for Phyllostachys nigra has enabled investigating the alterations in cellular states assoc...


Reports of activities in the comprehensive education center
Shinjiro Ogita
Bulletin of Comprehensive Education Center Prefectural University of Hiroshima   4 127-131   Feb 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
The meaning of seminars in Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences
Shinjiro Ogita
Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences   9 55-59   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Plant cell culture -it's modification and application
Shinjiro Ogita
Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences   8 101-102   Mar 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Chen Qu, Takao Kishimoto, Shinjiro Ogita, Masahiro Hamada, Noriyuki Nakajima
16th International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Chemistry - Proceedings, ISWFPC   1 13-17   Dec 2011
A 6.2 m high immature hachiku bamboo (Phyllostachys nigra Munro var. Henonis) was divided into 7 fractions from bottom to top. Milled bamboo lignin was isolated from both mature bamboo and the basal fraction of the immature bamboo by traditional B...
Remi Nakagawa, Remi Nakagawa, Shinjiro Ogita, Ugai Watanabe, Takafumi Kubo, Ryo Funada
Propagation of Ornamental Plants   8 50-52   Mar 2008
In order to investigate the ability of somatic embryo formation, morphological features of proembryogenic masses (PEMs) of Picea glehnii and Cryptomeria japonica, which differed in the ability of somatic embryo formation, were observed. PEMs of P....
OGITA Shinjiro
Bioscience & industry   65(12) 590-595   Dec 2007
Ogita Shinjiro
Regulation of Plant Growth & Development   40(1) 106-107   May 2005
11(1) 21-25   Dec 2003
Ogita Shinjiro, Uefuji Hirotaka, Sano Hiroshi
Regulation of Plant Growth & Development   38(1) 125-131   May 2003
Hamako Sasamoto, Shinjiro Ogita
Progress in Biotechnology   18 279-288   Dec 2001
Two different methods were used to examine the regulatory factors for cell division and subsequent plant regeneration in protoplast cultures of several Japanese conifers. One method involves the small-scale analysis of endogenous levels of plant h...

Research Grants & Projects

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2010 - 2012    Investigator(s): Shinjiro OGITA
We established following methods and procedures (#1-#3) to elucidate detailed features and mechanisms of growth in bamboo plants.#1; Establishment of a novel practical protocol for particle bombardment-mediated transformation of Phyllostachysbambo...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2008 - 2010    Investigator(s): Yasuo KATO
Conditions for the proliferation of multiple shoots, adventitious roots, and callus as well as polyploid induction of watercress (Nasturtium officinale R. Br.) were established for their use in phytoremediation. Frequent generation of transgenic w...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
Project Year: 2004 - 2005    Investigator(s): Takafumi KUBO
1. Examination of culture conditions for inducing multiple buds from apical shout and lateral budIt was attempted to induce the multiple buds from apical shout of Shorea.multiflora by rotation culture in liquid medium, by relating to effects of va...
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(B))
Project Year: 2001 - 2003    Investigator(s): Takafumi KUBO
(1)In subculture of embryogenic cells (ECs) from immature embryo of Pinus densiflora, more effevtve culture conditions were mDCR medimun which added L-glutamine of 1250mg/l and polyvinyl pyrrolidone(PVP) of 1000mg/l, resulting in higher proliferat...